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Feniton bowlers at the start of a new season

Feniton Bowling Club launched a new season on Sunday.

Point to point action

Twenty-two-year-old jockey Darren Andrews achieved the first double of his career at the action packed Axe Vale Harriers meeting on good going at Stafford Cross, writes Granville Taylor.


Honiton outdoor bowlers won their first home mixed friendly 74 shots to 60 against Chardstock, writes Julie Grant.

Action from Bovey Down

Windwhistle Motor Club, Chard, held their annual single venue car trial at Bovey Down near Seaton, writes Paul Bagnall.

Gallery:Wiscombe Park Hill Climb

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Wiscombe Park hill climb. Ref mhsp 17-16SH 1836


The Axe Vale Flyers  at Stockland Lovell, Bridgwater. (left to right); Christopher Brown, Juliette Bostock, Iris Huggins and Jack Teague.

The Axe Vale Flyers first team outing of the season was the recent meeting at Stockland Lovell, Bridgwater.


Seaton Bowling Club held their opening drive on Sunday.

East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1197-10-11SH

There is a bumper weekend of Point-to-Point horse racing is on offer in the Devon & Cornwall area, with the re-arranged meeting of the Four Burrow at Trebudannon on Saturday, April 23, and the Axe Vale meeting to be held at Stafford Cross on Sunday, 24 April, writes Donna Harris.

Drag racing

Drag racing ace Mark Smith is back in action this weekend when he is at the Smeatharpe Stadium on Saturday (April 23).

Exe Ladies’ first team were 3-2 winners when they travelled to Bath for the final match of their season, writes Fi Moran.

Equestrian picture

The 2015 Mitsbubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials winner Chilli Morning heads a stellar cast for Bicton Arena International Horse Trials, which take place this weekend.

Open day invitation from Feniton bowlers

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Feniton Bowling Club is holding an open day to promote the club on May 8.

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The 2015 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials winner Chilli Morning heads a stellar cast for Bicton Arena International Horse Trials, which take place this weekend.

The Honiton Hippo Run. Ref mhsp 16-16AW 3457. Picture: Alex Walton

Honiton Running Club held its Hippo and Calf runs last Sunday with the base at Honiton Primary School, writes Judy Davey.

P2658-18-09SH Stafford Cross Point to Point.;

Welstondruid relished the four miles trip to win the Lord Mildmay Memorial at Flete Park before packed car parks on Saturday (\pril 16), writes Granville Taylor.

Gallery:Honiton Hippo Run

Monday, April 18, 2016
The Honiton Hippo Run. Ref mhsp 16-16AW 3314. Picture: Alex Walton

Runners turned out in force for the seven mile run

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Honiton member Stephen Boyes took part in the Taunton marathon, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton six tackle Cheddar races

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

An early start was required for six Honiton runners last Sunday as they travelled to the lovely village of Cheddar in Somerset, writes Judy Davey.

The April midweek course group with one of the club gliders

The first course week of the year enjoyed some mixed weather, with rain showers, sunshine and good thermals, writes Jill Harmer.


There were mixed fortunes for Honiton bowlers in last week’s friendly matches, writes Julie Grant.

Honiton lady bowlers after their win in the Lacemakers Trophy

After contesting the Devon County top club competition for three years, Honiton ladies finally got their hands on the coveted Lacemakers Trophy, writes Julie Grant.

AVR members at the Exe to Axe run

Being in a running club isn’t always about serious training, there is always a social element and a time to relax, writes Dave Mutter.

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Sidbury are the new champions of the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League Evening Divisions, writes Caroline Pavey.

Honiton Bowls Club president Joan Heard and tournament Tony Tooley with the ISCA team that won the end of season tournament at Honiton.

Honiton bowls club held a very successful end of season tournament sponsored by Snows Toyota, writes Julie Grant.


With just two league games to be played this week at Seaton Bowls Club, the winter season of short mat bowls draws to a close.

Smith targets Cornish glory

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Drag racing

Newton Poppleford drag racer Mark Smith is targeting a very special record next month.

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Upcott Cross near Halwill junction is the venue for this Sunday’s (April 10) Point-to-Point horse racing fixture in the Devon and Cornwall Area, writes Donna Harris.

Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Jo Buck was the in-form jockey with a double on the testing ground at Cherrybrook. as the rain closed in, writes Granville Taylor.

David Hill during the cycling

David Hill, a former Paralympic swimmer from Exmouth is now part of the Great Britain Paratriathlon team, bidding for a place at the Paralympic Games in Rio De Janerio, Brazil this September.

The final games of the indoor campaign for the Honiton ladies produced wins, writes Julie Grant.


A new season of outdoor bowls is set to commence and Dunkeswell Bowls Club really do need new members.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member John Borland takes his first solo flight

The Spring has finally sprung with a glorious day last Thursday, Matt Wright from Washford claimed the first 300Km flight from North Hill this season, writes Jill Harmer.

On Easter Monday, five Honiton runners ran the Easter Bunny 10K, starting at Yeovilton, writes Judy Davey.

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Luke Reed ran the Yeovil Easter Bunny last Monday and this was the triathletes first road 10k without the swim and bike for quite some time, writes Dave Mutter.

Mark Smith with his bike at the Dakota Drag and Drift race day at Smeatharpe

Mark Smith is a man at the top of his sport and still striving for greater things.

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