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Seaton Short Mat Bowls Club completed their Christmas singles challenge competition on the Saturday before the festivities began.

Exmouth Sea Angling Associaton The Christmas Fayre meeting

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) contested the Carnival competition that was fished from Mare Rocks to Sandy Bay, writes Robert Pennells.

ESAA Christms Fayre winners

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association (ESAA) fished the annual Christmas Fayre meeting, writes Robert Pennells.

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All roads lead to Taunton Racecourse on December 30, when the seven race card has a whopping prize pot of £53,500 on offer - the richest meeting of the season so far.

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During the run-up to Christmas, Honiton bowlers have been as busy as ever, writes Ann Brown.

Feniton Bowling Club awards ladies' Handicap winner Judy Smith

Feniton Bowling Club held its annual dinner and presentation night at the Honiton Golf Club.

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Awliscombe took over at the top of the Evening Division One in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League after a home success, writes Caroline Pavey.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Oscar Leeson

Despite some poor forecasts, there have been surprisingly pleasant gliding conditions at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club this week, writes Jill Harmer.

For anyone that has tried to enter the London Marathon and failed then have a read about an early Christmas present for AVR member Diane Newton, writes Dave Mutter.

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There was plenty of excitement at the Cornwall Hunt Club point-to-point, writes Granville Taylor.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club the 2014 trophy winners

After one of the worst runs of poor gliding weather in recent years, there was a record turnout on Saturday at North Hill airfield, writes Jill Harmer.

Father Christmas was in attendance at the Ottery St Mary Bowling Club Fayre

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club held it’s annual Christmas Fayre at The Institute in Ottery.

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club award winners

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club held its’ annual presentation dinner at The Tumbling Weir Hotel.

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Point to Point horse racing enthusiasts will be heading to the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge this weekend, where the Cornwall Club will be hosting their fixture on Sunday (December 14), writes Donna Harris.

AVR Presentation Evening proves a big hit

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The prize winners at the AVR annual presentation dinner held at the Dolphin Hotel

The 2014 AVR annual dinner presentation evening was held at the Dolphin Hotel, Beer and the evening was given a prestigious start with Father Christmas in his sleigh being towed down Fore Street by two live reindeers, writes Dave Mutter.

AVRs Matt Clist receives the trophy after his Monty Cute success. The 10-mile Full Monty race from Ham Hill Country Park saw Clist home first in 1:12:01, the fastest time in recent years, and just five seconds ahead of second place.

The 10-mile Full Monty race from Ham Hill Country Park boasts eight proper hills, the first of which has a rope to help runners up, generous amounts of mud and great views, writes Dave Mutter.

Seaton Saunter proves a huge success

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The start of the Seaton Saunter organised by Axe Valley Runners

The first Saturday of December saw the running of the second Seaton Saunter, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Reindeer runners led home by Ben Stone

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Last Saturday morning saw the Sidmouth Running Club’s Reindeer Run, writes Judy Davey.

AVRs Jackson second in Otterton Reindeer 10k

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Otterton Reindeer 10K Multi Terrain run was another Saturday event and was won by Mike Musgrove of Exmouth Harriers in 39:19, writes Dave Mutter.

Last week saw the final fixtures before Christmas in the Honiton Netball Winter League, writes Graham Ingram.

Kieran Daniels, one of Honiton’s most promising young bowlers has reached the last 32 of the National Men’s Under-25 Single championship, writes Tony Broughton.

Honiton bowlers continue to enjoy some fine form, writes Ann Brown.

The latest round of matches in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League produced home wins for Beer and Sidbury in Evening Division One, writes Caroline Pavey.

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The current Devon & Cornwall title holder Robbie Henderson started the new campaign in great style with a first and last race double as the new British season got under way at Black Forest Lodge, writes Granville Taylor.

Exmouth Harriers run a superb Blister

Thursday, December 4, 2014

With less than a hundred members Exmouth Harriers would have to be described as a small club, but that has not stopped them promoting a big race in the form of the Bicton Blister, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Bicton Lite success for Michael Lesniak

Thursday, December 4, 2014

There were 91 finishers of the Blister Lite race, the Bicton Blister’s junior partner, which was won by South West Road Runner Michal Lesniak in 29:43, nearly two minutes clear of the runner-up, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The Honiton Netball Club Under-14 team that has qualifed for the Devon Fianls in February

Honiton Netball club’s under-14 team are enjoying a most successful season, writes Jenny Kelly.

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Racing at Exeter on New Year’s Day is a long-established Devon tradition.

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There were no fixtures last week in the Evening Divisions of the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League, writes Caroline Pavey.

The martial arts young students at Exmouth

Junior Tae Kwon Do special lessons available with acclaimed Exmouth instructor.

There’s no change at the top of the Honiton Netball League with Otters and Signs South West still leading their respective divisions, writes Graham Ingram.

Sidmouth and Ottery Ladies 1st team match against Firebrands. Ref shsp 8718-48-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery second team went down 3-0 at home to Teign 2nds in what turned out to be a compelling contest, writes Katie Ackland.

Sidmouth and Ottery fourth team were 4-1 winners when they hosted Minehead III.

Exmouth Seafront

The sixth Velo Vintage Occasion and Ride is going to start and finish in Exeter for the very first time on Saturday, November 29.

Bicton Blister;  Jim Wyatt of Exmouth, 2nd man over 70 on day

Exmouth Harriers Bicton Blister cross country race takes place on Sunday morning at 11am from Bicton College, writes Dave Eveleigh.

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