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The district council has ‘fallen flat on its face’ over its proposed move from Sidmouth to Exmouth and Honiton - and ‘owes it to the people of East Devon to face up to the situation’.

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Health bosses are considering a list of 25 services which could use the revamped Budleigh Salterton Hospital.

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Calvin Marchant, with his sons Dominic and Floyd

No words can adequately express how much a father and shopkeeper will be missed by his family, customers and the community throughout Sidmouth.

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Yesterday, 09:00
Minister of State for Housing and Planning, Brandon Lewis MP, met with Lympstone Parish Council and Neighbourhood Plan group at the village hall. Ref exe 6020-04-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Residents of Lympstone now know when they can vote on the village’s neighbourhood plan after the date for the vote was set.

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Yesterday, 06:17
Naomi Thomas of the weddding wishing well foundation recieves a cheque from Fields. Ref shs 1725-05-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Fields of Sidmouth celebrated the work of its staff and chose its charity of the year at the annual ‘Faftas’ award ceremony this week.

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Fri, 22:17
Gritters will be out this weekend. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

County highways teams are monitoring the situation as forecasters predict icy conditions and wintry showers/

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Fri, 16:30
Sidmouth Police Station in Woolcombe Lane

Government cuts have forced police chiefs to consider selling off properties to keep 3,000 officers on the beat – but there is ‘no foreseeable risk’ to Sidmouth’s station.

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Fri, 16:00
Icy roads

Devon County Council’s highways teams are geared up to respond to whatever the weather throws at the county this weekend.

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Fri, 15:37
A Devon marine reef scene. Picture: Mike Deaton.

Two areas included in the next round of Government plans to introduce MCZs to English waters...

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Fri, 15:29

North Devon Council has cut winter parking charges from £2 all day to £1.20.

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Devon sport

15:20

Upottery had their magnificent run of victories ended as they went down 4-3 to Fresha League Division Two leaders Colyton.

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Exmouth in action at Chard

Exmouth brushed aside the disappointment of the week before and that Devon Cup semi-final exit to Brixham to see off National Three (SW) promotion rivals Bracknell 16-11 in a thrilling contest at the Imperial Ground.

Fri, 12:15
Exmouth Town took on Newquay at Southern Road on Saturday. Ref exsp 5934-05-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Exmouth Town head for Falmouth tomorrow (January 31) to face a Godolphin Town side that sit sixth in the Premier Division, one place and two points below Town, but they have played two fewer than Town.

Fri, 10:44
Colyton Grammar School student Frank Rosenwald (wearing the number 10 shirt, back row, second left) with the current England Schoolboys under-18 squad

Frank Rosenwald, a Year 12 student at Colyton Grammar School, has been chosen for the England Schoolboys’ under-18 team after attending a series of regional and national trials, writes Ben Leahy.

Fri, 10:44
Colyton Grammar School studen Elliot Moran on the podium after winning the Devon Schools Junior Boys Cross County Championships race.

Colyton Grammar School student, Elliot Moran produced a superb run to finish first in the Junior Boys category at the Devon Schools Cross Country Championships held at Stover, Newton Abbot, writes Zoe Kuyken.

Fri, 10:44
Izzy Steele (number four) who is set to run in the South West Schools Cross County Championship

Colyton Grammar School student Izzy Steele is preparing for the race of her young life, writes Steve Birley.

Fri, 08:35
Sidmouth & Ottery 5th played Sidmouth & Ottery C on Saturday. Ref shsp 1060-04-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) men’s first team booked a Devon Cup semi-final berth in dramatic circumstances on Sunday when they won a sudden-death penalty flick shoot-out at Sidmouth against Ashmoor, writes Steve Birley.

Fri, 08:35
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Sidmouth ladies played in the first round of the Lacemaker’s Trophy, instigated by Honiton Bowls Club, on Sunday and came up against stiff opposition, writes Zena Johnson

Fri, 08:35
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The week saw the New Year’s confidence of Sidmouth’s men bowlers sorely dented, with difficult league and cup matches, writes David Fairclough.

Fri, 08:35
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Thirty-four Sidmouth Bowling Club members have returned from an enjoyable weekend break at the TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay, writes Chris Hamer.

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