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Twenty-eight local organisations have received grants following this summer's record-breaking Axe Vale Show.

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Whether you are looking forward to hearing traditional carols, choral works, cheerful brass bands, modern-day Christmas songs or even medieval Yuletide music, there is something for you in East Devon.

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Tiverton and Honiton election candidates have weighed in on one of the most polarising debates at this time of year - what really is the best Christmas movie?

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Children in Gittisham now have more equipment to play on in the village park, thanks to a successful bid to the National Lottery Community Fund.

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This title has a year's adoption to win in our easy-to-enter competition

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Yesterday, 17:00

A four-foot tall cuddly toy bear is being raffled at Honiton to aid the FORCE cancer charity.

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Yesterday, 12:18

A manhunt has been launched to locate a man with links to Ottery St Mary and Honiton for recall to prison.

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Yesterday, 11:59

Broadhembury's residents, voluntary groups and other organisations are being asked for ideas on how to spend £3,450 on outdoor sports facilities in the parish.

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Yesterday, 07:01

East Devon District Council is to consider revising its plans to build up to 850 new homes as part of a massive urban extension on Axminster's eastern flank.

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Wed, 13:01

Colyton Grammar School has excelled in this year's Sunday Times Parent Power Guide to Secondary Schools.

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Wed, 12:44

The new tenants of the King's Arms pub in Stockland, who plan to reopen it early next year, have named the mystery third member of their team.

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Wed, 09:12

A former Honiton man has been jailed for breaking into a newly arrived student's room while she was out at a Freshers Week party.

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Wed, 07:01

Honiton Evangelical Congregational Church celebrated its 248th anniversary at a special service last week.

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Tue, 14:20

A former personal assistant to the lead singer of Deep Purple has taken the job of community development worker in Cranbrook.

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South West sport


More games and Sunday fixtures were among the regulation changes put in place by member clubs and the Bradleys East Devon Youth League annual meeting.

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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's second XI shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw with East Devon B.

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Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth team came a cropper when they entertained South East Two table-toppers Taunton Vale D at Sidmouth.

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Last Wednesday was another wet and windy day at Axe Cliff, writes Dave Bruce.

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Ottery St Mary travel to Plympton Athletic tomorrow (Saturday) looking to build on last Saturday's splendid 3-1 home success over Plymstock United.

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Yesterday, 13:02

Sidmouth & Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI recorded their second success of their Conference South campaign, winning 3-2 at Taunton Vale.

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Latest Entertainment News

Mon, 17:00

Jazz singer Louise Parker will be performing in Dalwood in the new year.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Handel's Messiah will be performed in Honiton on the last Saturday before Christmas.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Axminster and District Choral Society is rehearsing for its Christmas concert, which will feature the words of Thomas Hardy.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The riotous folk/rock band Holy Moly & the Crackers bring their party-like live show to The Beehive in Honiton on Friday, November 29.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

A West End theatre production of 42nd street will be screened in Lyme Regis.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Axminster Drama Club is aiming to produce a pre-Christmas treat with its production of George's Marvellous Medicine.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Real reindeer, local produce and traditional decorations are the attractions at a Christmas tree farm near Whimple, opening for the festive season on Friday, November 29.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A screening of the award-winning one-woman show that inspired the BBC hit TV series Fleabag takes place at the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, on Thursday, November 21.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Axminster Musical Theatre will be performing Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Guildhall, in West Street.

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