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Ladies’ Night at Exeter Racecourse on Tuesday, May 5 is when the glitz and glamour of racing descend on Haldon Hill, writes Lucy Johnson.

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A strong wind kept the marquees flapping and the temperatures down at Flete Park, but the capacity crowd warmed to some exciting racing and close finishes at the Dartmoor Point-to-Point, writes Granville Taylor.

The first course of the season at Devon and Somerset Gliding Cluib.s

A week of blue skies was the order of the day for the first course week of 2015 at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Racing from Winscombe Park

A new season with new hopes and expectations gets underway at Wiscombe Park this weekend (April 25/25) with the Woolbridge Motor Club organising a two-day meeting which boasts an entry which promises a number of close battles throughout the classes and of course for the coveted award that goes to the fastest time of the day, writes Geoff Pickett.

Dunkeswell Bowls Club are now back into a new outdoor season and are holding their annual open day early next month.

Gay Dobson, Sarah Kenney and Glyn Dobson

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club has a new bar to mark its silver jubilee season, writes Mike Smith.

Harry Tincknell

Sidmouth speedster Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on May 2.

With summer just around the corner it’s time to get out and enjoy the fresh air, a bit of leisurely exercise and the opportunity to meet new friends.

Jewnny Bolsom in action at Portland

Exmouth athlete Jenny Bolsom was in action for the first time in the colours of the Bike Motion Racing team when she competed in the Osprey Sprint Triathlon at Portland, Dorset.

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After the February meeting was cancelled due to adverse weather, there was some trepidation heading into the latest meeting at Dunkeswell, writes Roy Beal.

Sidmouth 1st's v Bristol. Byron Fitzgerald. Picture by Paul Clayden

SIDMOUTH & Ottery Ladies 4th XI beat bottom side Ashmoor 2nd Xi 4-0 to secure a mid-table finish in Petroc Two.

In their last match of the season, a hard-fought battle against visitors Bridgwater resulted in a 0-0 draw for the SOHC ladies 1st XI.

You could be forgiven for thinking that running is a young man’s game but Axe Valley Runner, Graham Newton is proving that wrong.

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SHORT MAT: Awliscombe Short Mat Bowls club held its annual lunch and Prize Giving at the Hare and Hounds, Putts Corner.

Medal haul for TKD club at tourney

Saturday, April 4, 2015

MARTIAL ARTS: Honiton Tae Kwon-Do sent a contingent to the TAGB English Championships in Worcester. And came back among the medals.

Cranbrook resident Andrew Green who writes the lawn care tips for the Cranbrook Herald swapped his gardening gloves for his running shoes on Sunday as he took part in the gruelling Exe to Axe run. Andrew is pictured on Sidmouth seafront being spurred on by his family.  Ref mhc 2196-14-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The 20-ish mile Exe to Axe race was run on Sunday and conditions under foot were a little greasy in places due to the overnight rain but the going was still good.

McCance in winning form at Honiton GC

Saturday, April 4, 2015

TWELVE year old Hayden McCance posted an impressive 64 net to win the March medal competition at Honiton GC, writes Liz Rogers.

New triathlon team cranking up medals

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Triathlion team

A NEW Tristar Triathlon team competed in the Bath Duathlon adding more top positions to their impressive start to the 2015 season.

The winning Honiton team.

History-making Honiton ladies won the English Indoor Bowling Association’s four-rink inter-club Yetton Plate Championship in Nottingham on Saturday, writes Julie Grant.

Third U23 title for Dalwood fencer

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Jessica Gundry (on right) landing a hit on her way to a 15-4 victory in the U23 Womens Epee British Championships final in London (photograph courtesy of David Bradley)

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

Nice to see was the first black bream of the season with Trevett landing a fish of 3lb 5oz.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members Mike Spiller and James Trevett had some cracking fish on a day trip from Lyme Regis.

Sidmouth Tennis Club is holding an open day on Saturday, March 21.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10s

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girls Under-10s played their latest tournament at Exeter School.

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Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

Kilworthy to stage latest point-to-point

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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The stunning venue of Kilworthy, overlooking Brentor near Tavistock, is the location for this weekends point-to-point meeting to be held in the Devon and Cornwall area, on Sunday (March 22), writes Donna Harris.

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association held their February Species Hunt competition, writes Bob Pennells.

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As a new outdoor bowls season dawns Dunkeswell Bowling Club is in search of new members, writes Stephen Birley.

It is with great sadness that league has heard of the passing of Keith Miles who was a stalwart member of Seaton Cliff and Devon Umpires, writes Caroline Pavey.

James Green proved he eats loads of carrots by winning the Moonlit Flit in Totnes on Saturday, writes Dave Mutter.

Sidford Badminton Club

Sidford Social Hall plays host to a badminton club that is seeing numbers drop and is now in need of some fresh new faces.

Sidmouth’s new cycle team launched

Friday, March 13, 2015
Charterbank Potburys RT Cycle team with Michael Lee of Potburys

Sidmouth has a new cycle team and the launch of the Charterbank Potburys RT cycle race team was held at The Marine last weekend, writes Chris Eccles.

N1 Tri Club athlete Lucy Le Cocq

The triathlon season kicked off last weekend and it was a day for all at East Devon’s N1 Tri Club to celebrate.

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This week in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League Evening Division One Awliscombe extended their lead with a home win and an away draw, writes Caroline Pavey.

Ten Honiton Running Club members travelled to North Devon last Sunday to take part in the Bideford Half Marathon, writes Judy Davey.

Marion and Robert Hayman with Nick Keast who was behind the splendid Four Trigs race this year which raised such a fine amount for the charity CRY

The annual Four Trigs run held this year in early February raised over £1,100 the charity CRY.

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