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Hundreds of residents could be without GPs if a new provider is not found for Cranbrook Medical Centre by March next year.

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The old Devon folk song Widecombe Fair has always been linked to the Dartmoor town that bears its name, but it may not have originated in that part of Devon.

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Blessed with fabulous weather, Chardstock's 20th Street Fayre attracted a record number of people.

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Free flight storks which have gone missing from a wildlife park in the Midlands have been seen in Sidmouth - 150 miles away.

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Low income families in East Devon could benefit by an estimated £270,000 in extra support towards paying their council tax in a new scheme.

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Residents in Axminster will be joining hands around the Minster in action as part of climate change strikes happening globally.

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A private hire license has been granted for a zero emission car for the first time in East Devon.

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Carers of people with dementia are being offered a free opportunity to join a group singing session with East Devon's Rock Choir in Honiton on Monday, September 23.

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Every year in September, across the country, historical buildings and other places of interest open their doors to the public, free of charge, and many also lay on special talks and activities.

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Axminster's biggest employer has launched a campaign to promote mental health and wellbeing for its staff.

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A retirement living complex at Ottery will be opening it doors for the first time during a special ribbon cutting ceremony next month.

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Yesterday, 15:27

East Devon council has hit back at the suggestion that it undersold its headquarters by more than £40million.

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Yesterday, 12:01

Three brave Seaton women - with a combined age of 170 - have completed a skydive to support a vital end-of-life nursing service.

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Yesterday, 11:54

Curry lovers are invited to enjoy their favourite food, accompanied by everything from cocktails to edible table decorations, while raising money for a Devon cancer charity.

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Yesterday, 11:18

A roe deer who was found trapped inside an old industrial compound has been released back into the wild.

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South West sport

Yesterday, 15:07

Honiton Running Club members were out in force for the Stockland Scamper 10k multi-terrain race, writes Judy Davey.

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Yesterday, 15:05

The Feniton Bowls Club Finals weekend saw Tony Kury victorious in the men's singles, defeating Chris Jacob by 21-9, writes Roger Smith.

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Yesterday, 15:00

Fifteen AVRs ran the 10k Stockland Scamper on a glorious sunny September morning. Brilliantly organised by Emma Parris, this race takes in some of East Devon's most beautiful, if somewhat lumpy, countryside. AVRs came away with most of the prizes, with Tim Lenton being the first man home in 42:37 and Karen Eyre the first lady in 51:02.

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Yesterday, 14:45

Exmouth ABC held their annual presentation at the Ocean Suite, Exmouth.

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Tue, 21:44

Honiton Town claimed a major victory - arguably their finest success in recent years - when they travelled to Southern League side Barnstaple Town and knocked them out of the Devon St Lukes Bowl, beating them 3-2 in a penalty shoot-out after the sides had shared six goals over 90 minutes in North Devon.

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Tue, 13:13

Honiton Town enjoyed three different goalscorers as they defeated Stoke Gabriel 3-1 in the South West Peninsula League Premier East division.

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Latest Entertainment News

Every year in September, across the country, historical buildings and other places of interest open their doors to the public, free of charge, and many also lay on special talks and activities.

Tue, 16:41

The pennies were once again flying through the air in Sidbury today (Tuesday, September 17).

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Tue, 15:38

Vegetables grown by Cranbrook residents will be used to make delicious Indian food for a community curry night.

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Mon, 07:01

More than 100 works of art are on display in Awliscombe, as part of this year's Devon Open Studios.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Paintings of much-loved East Devon scenes by an award-winning artist go on show at Marine House in Beer this month.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

A band with a social conscience, Ferocious Dog, play at Seaton's Gateway Theatre on Saturday, September 14.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Exeter-based PaddleBoat Theatre Company returns to The Beehive to perform Clare Hollingworth and the Scoop of the Century on Saturday, September 14.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Australian blues-roots guitarist and vocalist Geoff Achison will perform with his band at the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, on Friday, September 13.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The final production of a record-breaking Sidmouth Summer Play Festival runs from Thursday, September 12, until Friday, September 20.

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