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Police warn members of the public to ‘remain viglant’ as they hunt suspect who was believed to be armed.

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Honiton Triathlon is hoping to attract 100 people this year.

The event has set its sights on drawing in more than 100 competitors when it’s held on Sunday, July 26.

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Gertrude 'Topsy' Hindley who recently celebrated her 103rd birthday has lived her life without a television. Ref shs 8215-22-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A lifelong shun of television means a 103-year-old Sidmouth woman has missed out on some of the world’s most historic moments.

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Eric and Joyce Salter with dogs Shanti, Melsa and Boots. Picture: Sarah Howells

In one of the ‘most difficult rescues’, North Devon’s RAF Chivenor Sea King crew saved a couple from peril when a coastal walked turned to disaster...

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Katy Gooding outside her shop in Budleigh. Ref exb 7383-22-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A Budleigh shop owner is asking for public support after being nominated for a national award.

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The A377 is currently blocked after a collision between a lorry and a car.

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Charmouth Primary School pupils celebrate their  Ofsted ranking

Village primary praised by Ofsted inspectors for the quality of its teaching and pupils’ achievements

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Sue Stoneman's culinary talents will be available for all to see as she appears on television next week. Ref exe 7722-22-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth cook will be showing off her culinary skills on a BBC cooking show next week.

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Fire engine

Braunton crew called out to deal with chimney fire yesterday (Thursday) evening.

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Jailed again: Simon Berkowitz

A notorious burglar has been jailed for another six years for breaking into a retired couple’s Sidmouth home - just 16 days after he was given early release.

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Devon sport

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Harvey Sargent’s early season promise for Sidmouth hasn’t gone un-noticed as he is in the Devon Lions side for Sunday’s 50-over friendly against Worcestershire 2nd XI, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Sidmouth Ladies’ Blues travelled to Morchard Bishop for their latest outing in the Over-50s League, writes Susie Bonnell.

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On Tuesday the Sidmouth Seniors entertained Teign Valley Golf Club in the return fixture of the Emerton Court, the premier Club seniors competition, writes John Barnard.

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Sidmouth sailing - the Scorpion championships. Guy Revill and Jack Rea racing on Day Two.

Over the bank holiday weekend, Sidmouth Sailing Club hosted the Scorpion Southern Area Championships and Round Two of the 2015 Silver Scorpion National Circuit.

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Tom Whittington sees the bsll just miss his stumps in the Tipton St John versus Swindon United Churches meeting

It was Groundhog Day on Monday as London team Southgate Compton crushed Tipton by 138 runs, writes Phil Wright.

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Sidmouth’s acting captain Peter Randerson said Chris Read’s contribution wasn’t the reason his side lost at Paignton, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

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Golf Ball.

The eighth round of the Sidmouth Jewellers Friday night league, was won by Ian Watson with a remarkable score of 45 points, by far the best score this year, writes John Barnard.

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Joe Birch is bowled in the Tipton meeting with Southgate

Tipton St John hosted two touring teams over the weekend and suffered heavy defeats in both matches, writes Phil Wright.

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Sidmouth Ladies’ Over-50s Yellows hosted another league when they took on Seaton Reds, writes Susie Bonnell.

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(left to right); Sidmouth Golf Club professional Ben Thorn, Andrea Milton, Gill Paddon and club assistant professional Lewis White.

Saturday was one of the biggest days at the Golf Club as it was Professional’s Day, writes John Barnard.

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