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Thursday, March 26, 2015

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.

Many people start running and are put off joining running clubs often because they think they are for fast racing snakes only, writes Dave Mutter.

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Beer emerged victorious in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls Jurassic Triples competition held at Cloakham Lawns.

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Steady rain during the morning meant soft ground and testing conditions at Great Trethew for the East Cornwall fixture postponed from a fortnight ago, writes Granville Taylor.

Wellington School enjoy a Saturday morning at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club

For the second year running, a group of students at Wellington School are taking gliding as their Saturday morning activity accompanied by Assistant Housemaster Chris Jones, writes Jill Harmer.


What a week in the top flight of the Honiton Netball League with defeats for Otters and Flamingos coupled with wins for Hi Q and Uplowman that give the Division One table a completely new look writes Graham Ingram.

Jack Britten, Devon Roe-Lavery, coach Helen Reddy, Catie Lee and Valentine Tutcher.

The acrobatic gymnastics season is well and truly under way for Honiton Gymnastics Club men’s pair Devon Roe-Lavery and Jack Britten.

Seaton martial arts students who were succesful at the recent gradings

Three Shotokan karate students from the Seaton Martial Arts centre recently attended a grading session at the regional headquarters in Newton Abbot.

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A net of carrots for every Irish-bred winner and half price entry for racegoers wearing something a little Irish are on offer at Exeter Racecourse on March 17 when it celebrates St Patrick’s Day.

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The English Pétanque Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles National Championship’s return to Exeter this year for the first time in a decade.

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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

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Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.

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This coming weekend (March 8), will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot, writes Donna Harris.

Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.

Thousands of runners leave the start line for this year's Grizzly. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhsp 7460-11-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

The Grizzly athletic weekend started on Saturday with the Junior Grizfest runs that were exceptionally well attended, writes Dave Mutter.

Ashby first home in Grizzly Cub Run

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Sidmouth RC’s Justin Ashby was the victor in the Grizzly Cub Run taking 1:06:13, writes Dave Mutter.

Katy Campbell in action at the Malta Marathon

Honiton Running Club member Katy Campbell ran the Malta half marathon, writes Judy Davey.


With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.

Honiton runners at the 2015 Grizzly

Honiton Running Club had a fantastic turnout for local Axe Valley Runners’ Grizzly and Cub runs last Sunday, writes Judy Davey.

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