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The Seaton bowlers’ week began with an away game at Tiverton West End, writes Maria Johnson.

N1 Tri Club member Tony Spenecr in action at an Ironman event

Ironman races come in two forms.

Honiton Running Club members took part in the Over the Hill and Farway 10k organised by Farway Primary School, writes Judy Davey.

The three successful Muay Thai fighters from Honiton

Honiton postman Paul Quick bagged himself a Muay Thai European title recently.

Seaton martial arts. (Left to right); Max Douglas, Paul Thompson, Daisy Graysmark, sensei Jim Harvey, Demi Howard, Malcolm Cleal.

Five shotokan karate students who train under sensei Jim Harvey at Seaton Martial Arts Centre recently attended a grading session at Newton Abbot dojo.

Pete Harmer congratulates Paul Kane (left) on his first solo flight in a glider

Kentisbeare-based plumbing and heating engineer Paul Kane started learning to glide at North Hill on February 8, this year and since then has packed in a number of training flights and courses, writes Jill Harmer.

The Exeter Aces Cycle Speedway Club is opening up its track for a Taster Session on Sunday, July 12, from 12pm till 4pm at its base at The Wheels Centre, Cofton Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, EX2 8QW.

AVR athlete Luke Reed took on the UK Half Ironman on Exmoor, writes Dave Mutter.

The club were delighted to hear the news of a success for Carole Binmore who won the English Riviera Open Tournament ladies singles, writes Julie Grant.

The men’s team lost their crucial Section Three runners-up match against Honiton in the County Trophy competition by 84-95, writes Roger Smith.

Axminster bowlers only managed one win in their five mixed friendly matches played in the past week, writes David Harris.

There was just action in Pool B of the Honiton Netball league last week, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Runners at the Blackdown Beauty

Honiton Running Club’s own Blackdown Beauty took place last Saturday around the Blackdown Hills’ countryside, writes Judy Davey.

AVR athlete Clare Hansford in action in Scotland

Over the midsummer weekend AVR member Clare Hansford travelled to northern Scotland to take part in the Highland Cross, a 50-mile coast to coast duathlon (20 mile run, 30 bike) from Kintail on the west to Beauly on the east, writes Dave Mutter.

Showjumping at Bicton Arena

Sam Jennings was the resounding winner of the CIC2* at Nunney International Horse Trials riding Gill Johnson’s ten-year-old Coleplay, writes Lucy Johnson.

The Environment Agency is urging anglers old and new to go fishing and discover the best angling spots in the South West.

Ottery St Mary and Whimple scouts at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Two more groups, from Ottery St Mary and Whimple scouts enjoyed gliding at North Hill with the Devon and Somerset Glding Club (DSGC) in the past week, and in some glorious evening weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Lyme Regis ladies enjoy good week

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

In the league the Lyme Regis ladies have had a busy week and a successful one, writes Paul Moffitt.

The Seaton bowlers week began with a Two Counties League fixture against visiting Culm Vale, writes Linda Stone.

Honiton bowlers enter into the spirit of the Charity Day themed; 'All our Yesterdays'.

Honiton ladies completed the double by winning the Spears Trophy at Sidmouth for a second year running, writes Julie Grant.

Catherine Hilton taking part in the Boskman Triathlon

The New Forest is the stage on which several triathlon races are staged every year. The organisation is superb and the courses are both interesting and a true test of athletes ability.

There were just Pool A matches last week in the Honiton Summer Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

FSC Muay Thai in Honiton has produced numerous champions and black armband level students.

Competitiors in the Ottery St Mary Triples Weekend semi-finalists

Ottery St Mary bowlers saw more action last week, writes Michael Smith.

Ottery resident and Sidmouth swimming pool teacher  Anne Ephraums at Deva Triathlon in Chester.

Official Triathlon races fall into a number of categories with different distances set to challenge the racers.

Showjumping at Bicton Arena

Bicton Arena’s six day show, the largest ever competition staged at the venue, has been hailed a huge success by riders who travelled from across the UK to compete in a range of showjumping classes from novice to Grand Prix, writes Lucy Johnson.

Getting the money on

The Torrington Farmers’ Hunt provided the traditional closing fixture to the British point-to-point season before a packed crowd at Umberleigh, writes Granville Taylor.

Uplowman strengthened their lead at the top of the Honiton Netball League Pool A with a win over challengers Signs South West to maintain their unbeaten campaign and move four points clear, writes Graham Ingram.

Harry Tincknell on the rostrum at Elms

Harry Tincknell is eagerly looking forward to the remaining FIA World Endurance Championship races after posting a highly encouraging finish in the toughest and longest race of the season.

Beer Badminton Club are in desperate need of new members and are appealing to folk to get along and boost their membership.

Lyme Regis men bowl to big points haul

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The past week was another good one for the Lyme Regis bowlers, writes Paul Moffitt.

Feniton bowlers have good week

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

It has been a good week for the Feniton men’s section, writes Roger Smith.

Axminster have undergone an enjoyable if not successful period of late, writes David Harris.

Xanthe Dyer

Two Colyton Grammar School students, Xanthe Dyer and Simon Davis competed in the British Schools’ Modern Biathlon championships, writes Alfie Howard.

AVR member Simon Gould liked the idea of running a marathon, but loves music, so what did he do? writes Dave Mutter.

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