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The finish line is in sight for a long-distance runner who is set to clock up her 50th marathon just after a milestone birthday.

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Katie Burke (front centre) samples her ‘Katie’s Strawberry Shortcake’ flavour gelato with the other four finalists and (back left to right): Owner 	of Antonio’s, Tony Badcott; Emma Chandler and Andy Williams from 		Exmouth RNLI.

A seven-year-old Exmouth schoolgirl has won a competition to create a flavour of ice cream to be sold at Antonio’s in The Strand.

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Fire fighters received reports of a boiler exploding at Swimbridge property on Saturday.

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It is all systems go for the transformation of Budleigh Salterton Hospital into a health and wellbeing hub, after NHS bosses gave the final go-ahead.

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Kevin Tyrrell from Budleigh Salterton had his ambitions of running in the general election quashed as the name of his Ukulele Independence Party was rejected by the Electoral Commision. Ref exb 1583-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A budding politician has seen his bid to bring a four-stringed revolution to British politics thwarted - after election chiefs rejected the proposed name of his party.

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The proposed hotel in Westward Ho!

Councillors will once again be deciding the fate of the luxury £3million development proposals for Westward Ho!

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Join us on Wednesay evening (April 1) for your chance to grill the Torridge election candidates from 7pm-9pm.

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The  car trapped by a fallen tree on the A35 at Kilmington

A35 near Axminster is blocked for several hours

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Ian Roome, fundraising manager; Andrew Spear, Morgan Sindall project manager; David Wilson, architect; James Bonetta, of NDCCCT; Phil Humphreys, NDDH facilities; Rae Reynalds, operations manager.

It’s taken four years of fundraising, but thanks to your support, North Devon’s brand new £2.2million treatment unit opens today (Monday).

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The sheep escaped onto the A39 on Sunday morning near Abbotsham, Bideford. Picture: The BIG Sheep.

A flock from The BIG Sheep made a break for it yesterday (Sunday) but were safely rescued from the main road.

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Devon sport

Friday, March 27, 2015

Brixington Blues U10s had mixed fortunes in Exeter & District League meetings with Sidmouth opposition.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Missing a possible eight first-team players, East Budleigh put up a brave performance at Heavitree last Saturday before losing 3-1.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

EXMOUTH Amateurs travelled to Witheridge on Saturday short of a few players, due to suspension, injury and later work commitments, but the 12 who left town returned with all three points.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Brixington United U12s youth football team are looking for new players to strengthen their squad for next season.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Budleigh Salterton make the short trip to Alphington this Saturday looking to end a losing streak.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Budleigh Salterton lost 4-0 at Newtown as their winless season in the Premier Division gets closer to the end.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Exmouth Amateurs Reserves beat Clyst Valley Reserves 3-2 at Warren View to stay clear of the bottom two in Division Three of the Devon and Exeter League.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Chard upped their game in the second half against Hornets to avoid what looked like a drubbing.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Jessica Gundry (on right) landing a hit on her way to a 15-4 victory in the U23 Womens Epee British Championships final in London (photograph courtesy of David Bradley)

Jessica Gundry from Dalwood, near Axminster, has added a third British title to her collection.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Honiton Tigers U8s took a squad of ten players to Exeter Saracens on Sunday and produced some decent rugby to claim two wins, a draw and a defeat in the four matches they played.

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