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The Peak Hill Challenge and what the cyclists will see on their way to the top!

Sid Valley Cycling Club is preparing for the latest running of their annual Peak Hill Climb, staged in memory of Rodney Pyne.

Honiton bowlers have played three and won three of their mixed friendly matches; a great way to start the winter bowling, writes Julie Grant.

Honiton runners at the Minster Challenge

Honiton Running Club had a good number of runners at the Minster Challenge seven-and-a-half mile multi-terrain race based in Axminster, writes Judy Davey.

The first couple of weeks of a new Honiton Netball league term have seen some interesting results, writes Graham Ingram.

The, nearly eight-mile Minster Challenge hosted by the Axe Valley Community College was well attended by AVR’s and despite the recent Indian summer the course still had plenty of boggy fields to run through, writes Dave Mutter.

Ottery St Mary short mat bowls offer

Sunday, October 4, 2015
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If you want to keep fit and be entertained during the darker months ahead, look no further than Ottery St Mary Short Mat Bowling Club, writes Jenny Uren.

Gliders were flying all day at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club's Open Weekend

Although the weekend weather was poor, there were good soaring conditions on both Wednesday and Thursday at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.

Feniton closing drive success for trio

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Feniton made a losing finish to the outdoor bowling season, writes Roger Smith.

Exeter races launches new season

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Frankie Dettori does his flying leap from Authorized after winning The Juddmonte International Stakes
Pic Dan Abraham - racingfotos.com

Jump racing returns to Exeter Racecourse next Thursday (October 8) when a six-race card heralds the start of the new season, writes Lucy Johnson.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Rob Rand

The late September sunshine and sparkling visibility has brought some enjoyable flying weather to North Hill this week for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Sid Valley Triathlon a huge success

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Sidmouth Triathlon. Enjoying a pasty after the event are (left to right) Bill Emmett, Craig Badcock and Mark Badcock.jpg

The second Sid Valley Triathlon was well supported by both competitors and spectators as it all unravelled across Sidmouth on the final Sunday of September, writes Alex Spalding.

Stockland Scamper success for Karl Hodson

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Honiton runners at the Stockland Scamper

Several Honiton Running Club members took part in the second running of the Stockland Scamper last weekend, writes Judy Davey.

Stockland Scamper win for Simon Durrant

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
AVRs Graham Newton

There was a good turnout for the Stockland Scamper 10K that was won by Simon Durrant of Upottery Cricket Club in 42:29, writes Dave Mutter.

Cotleigh Canter success

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Honiton runners at the Cotleigh Canter

Honiton Running Club held its Cotleigh Canter races and there were plenty of records broken, writes Judy Davey.

N1 Tri Club mascot IRON-TED who is off to Barcelona with clubmates

N1 Triathlon Club mascot IRON-TED is off to Barcelona to support club members taking party in an Ironman Triathlon being held there.

Rosie Thoennissen who did so well in the Langport ladies novice triathlon with two other AVR runners.

The past weekend was certainly a busy one for the Axe Valley Runners taking part in triathlon, duathlon, road and trail running showing, all showing AVR is indeed a diverse and talented club, writes Carol Austin.

Ottery St Mary bowls. The final drive of the 2105 outdoor season

On the last weekend of the summer season Ottery travelled to Tiverton Boro’ for their final fixture, writes Michael Smith.


Axminster Bowls Club drew the curtain on another outdoor season with a seriously close contest, writes David Harris.


Kingfisher Stars are celebrating their first ever trophy triumph.

Lyme Regis duo win top league competition

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Jasmine Bishop and Nola Stephens of Lyme Regis Bowls Club who won the Dorset Womens Bowls League,Club Pair's title.

The closing stages of the outdoor season for Lyme Regis bowlers has seen plenty of continued action, writes Paul Moffitt.

Honiton Bowling Club members Scott Eveleigh and Kieran Daniels were both amongst the trophies at the club presentation evening.

Honiton Bowling Club youngsters Scott Eveleigh and Kieran Daniels collected several club cups to go with their county unbadged pairs title, at the club presentation night last Saturday, writes Julie Grant.

Dunkeswell bowlers had a winning end to their outdoor season.


It was unfortunate that Seaton’s Over 60s A team lost their last match of the season to Topsham B, going down 34-32 with the best rink for Seaton being the one of P Newton, R Rowley and Don Yaxley, writes Maria Johnson.

Exe Equestrian

The final competitive event of the year, an Open Show, for the Exe Equestrian Club took place at Nutwell — thankfully in perfect conditions!

The Sidmouth class of Target TAGB Tae Kwon-Do are celebrating a exceptional results at the most recent colour belt grading.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club September course - the final one of the season.

The last gliding course this year enjoyed the pleasant Indian summer weather, with gentle winds and warm sunshine, writes Jill Harmer.


Sue Evans of Honiton Bowling Club has been given an England trial this coming Saturday, writes Julie Grant.

Feniton Presidents Day proves a big hit

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Feniton mixed team had a narrow 91-88 win at Chudleigh, writes Roger Smith.

The Dunkeswell Bowls Club season has just about finished and there remains one last game to be played, that being a meeting with Uffculme on Saturday (September19).

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Taggy Forester-Bennett from Sheldon near Honiton took her current ride Bonza Moorabinda, owned by Olympic Gold Medalist Matt Ryan, to the Pony

Club Championships in Cheshire to compete against the countries best under 25 year olds.

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Now autumn is here marathons and half marathons are back in the race calendar and several Axe Valley Runners were out and about across the south west, writes Carol Austin.

Lyme Regis Bowls 2015 Club FInal competitiors

What a busy week for Lyme Regis Bowls Club with three friendlies, two of which were touring sides, and culminating in the Club Finals played across the weekend, writes Paul Moffitt.


Axminster Bowls Club held their 2015 Finals and there was some terrific bowling on display, writes David Harris.

Penny Farthing riders, father and son, Alistair and Sebastian Cope (in the RAF uniform). Picture: Passion 4 Photos

The ninth Velo Vintage Occasion and Ride takes place on the final Saturday of the month.

Ottery St Mary NBTL team crowned champions

Friday, September 11, 2015
The captain of the Ottery NBTL team, Mollie Parker

In the last game of the season in the Non Badged Triples League (NBTL), Ottery ladies travelled to Topsham in a table topping clash to determine the league winners, writes Michael Smith.

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