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Tributes have been paid to ‘a wonderful mission man’ and Methodist minister, who was so popular that two services were held in his memory.

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Newton poppleford resident, Danielle Howlett, will be running this year's London Marathon. Ref shs 7475-07-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A youth worker from Newton Poppleford will finally have the chance to take part in one of the world’s most iconic races – after five years of trying to secure a place.

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Supermarket giant Tesco’s plans for Budleigh have been opposed by town planners.

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North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 20-year-old caused more than £5,000 worth of damage to parked coach after drink excessive amounts of lager.

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Mow Mow is pictured in the arms of Paul with his wife Chie and their son Li Xian at their Sidford home this week. Ref shs 8310-09-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A family had already started mourning their missing cat before people power pulled together to reunite them.

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40 Acts of kindness.

A pair of churchgoers took it upon themselves to whitewash over ‘cruel’ graffiti on a long-empty Sidmouth shop as part of a drive to do good this Lent.

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North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 52-year-old made 320 calls in 2014 after doctor told her to call out-of-hours number if she felt unwell.

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Save our Sidmouth group at the Knowle gardens in 2012. Photo by Terry Ife ref shs 1477-36-12TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

A final decision on controversial district council plans to sell its Knowle HQ and move away from Sidmouth will be made by the end of March.

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Site manager Stephen Hall gives the Gazette a tour of  Anchorwood Bank in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Demolition contractor gives us exclusive access to Barnstaple’s biggest regeneration site in a generation.

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The 50 Shades of Grey premiere benefited Sidmouth Hospiscare and Hospiscare Exeter

An evening of glitz and glamour netted nearly £1,200 for charity when the silver screen adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey made its dazzling debut in Sidmouth.

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Devon sport

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Fluxton were 5-0 winners when they hosted Sandford in a Fresha League Division Five game, writes Olly Paget.

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Clyst St George are adding another age-group side to their youth section this summer to deal with the burgeoning numbers at the club, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Honiton Town Under-12s were 2-0 winners when they entertained Tiverton-based Twyford Gladiators.

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The final Saturday of February was a good one for both Millwey Rise teams, writes Dick Sturch.

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Sidmouth Raiders Under-14s were great value for their 4-2 at the only side to sit below them in the Division Two table, Twyford Gladiators.

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As the Exmouth Snooker League enters the home straight, five teams are bunching up with only four points separating the top five teams in the table.

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Colyton Red Socks moved confidently to the top of the Exeter and District Youth League Under-12 Division Two table with a confident all-round display that saw them beat Sidmouth Raiders 5-1.

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Colyton Cobras Under-13s climbed into second place in the table with a convincing 7-0 home victory over Teign Village Juniors.

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Feniton Under-14s were in a dominant mood as they put Pinhoe Sharks to the sword at Acland Park, beating the Exeter side 9-1.

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Feniton Under-12s were emphatic 9-1 winners when they defeated West Hill Wasps in an Exeter and District Youth League Under-12 Division Two encounter.

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