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On Saturday the Southerly wind was blowing quite strongly, and Matt Wright from Washford volunteered to show early-solo pilot Will Stainer, how the cliffs at Beer Head work from the club DG505 two-seater, writes Jill Harmer.

N1 Tri club members have been out in action recently, writes Ellie Dominey.

AVR members had a very busy Sunday with members running all manner of events far and wide, writes Chris Feeffe.

Bad weather forced the Honiton Netball League off the outdoor courts and onto the indoor surfaces and just two matches were played as a result, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Hornets made a flying start to a new season of league hockey with a 10-2 win at Teign III.

The Honiton outdoor club champions have all been decided for another campaign, writes Julie Grant.

Harry Tincknell heads to the final round of the European Le Mans Series next month knowing he faces a battle to wrest the title from his rivals after placing fifth in Belgium last weekend.

A pair of N1 Tri Club members, Malcolm and Catherine Hilton, took on two of the greatest challenges that are out there for triathletes, writes Ellie Dominey.

Sidmouth Bowling Club enjoyed a super evening at the last of this year’s Sunset Umbrellas, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers welcomed their great friends and rivals - Seaton - to Sidmouth Bowling Club for a friendly mixed game of bowls on four rinks, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth runners tackle the Cotleigh Climb

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Cotleigh Climb is an invitation only, social run, organised by Howard Bidmead the chairman of Honiton Running Club, writes Terry Bewes.

Last Wednesday was the last of the Yeovilton Summer 5k Series meetings, writes Chris Keeffe.

Axminster edged out in Carpet Cup

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Axminster Bowl Club 2016 outdoor season has drawn to a close and has certainly been enjoyed by all with results improved on last year - particularly away on grass, writes David Harris.

As the season draws to a close, the fixtures revert to friendly matches against neighbours and tourists, writes Roger Smith.

This past weekend was finals weekend for all the Lyme Regis Bowls Club in-house competitions, writes Paul Moffitt.

The Ottery St Mary week started with a visit from St Thomas, writes Michael Smith.

The Lyme Regis ladies have done it!, writes Paul Moffitt.

New member Tracy Lambert landed Honitons’ mixed singles handicap competition and received her prize and the cup last Saturday at Presentation evening, writes Julie Grant.

Windwhistle Motor Club from Chard hosted a new event the ‘September Autumn Trial’ at Parkhayne Farm, Shute, Devon, writes Paul Bagnall.

This past weekend was finals weekend for all the Lyme Regis Bowls Club in-house competitions, writes Paul Moffitt.

Sunday was the perfect day for our early solo pilots to fly the single seat glider, with light westerly winds and some easy soaring, writes Jill Harmer.

Exeter Racecourse has launched its acclaimed student ambassador scheme which enables those who are studying to experience a number of different work placements within the racing industry, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Honiton Netball League began a new season with a full programme of fixtures, games in Division Two and two in Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Five members of the East Devon-based N1 Tri Club were in weekend action at the Cotswold End of Season Standard Distance Triathlon.

East Devon track ace Harry Tincknell recorded his fourth top-six finish in his sixth race for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas.

During the last week of August AVR member Chris Perry made a first foray into Alpine Ultra running, competing in the CCC Ultramarathon, writes Chris Keeffe.

Patrick Devine-Wright completed the Dorset section of the Wessex Ridgeway long distance footpath on Sunday, writes Chris Keeffe.

Ottery St Mary had a busy past week with matched against three touring sides, writes Michael Smith.

Devon third at major petanque tournament

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Petanque is usually seen as a relaxing game of boules on a summer evening in a French town square with sunshine and wine, writes John Thatcher.

The game of bowls maybe played on a level green, but it still has its ups and downs, writes Julie Grant.

What a busy week it’s been for the bowlers at Lyme Regis, writes Paul Moffitt.

Seaton played their last away match of the 2016 outdoor season when they visited Sidmouth, writes Linda Stone.

Feniton Bowling Club staged their 2016 club finals and Kevin Lovering emerged from the two days of action with three titles, writes Roger Smith.

Ottery St Mary driver James Hudson was one of two local drivers who took a brace of wins at the two-day meeting at Wiscombe Park.

As the season, for outdoor bowling, rapidly comes to a conclusion the results for various league games began to become apparent, writes Linda Stone.

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