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A volunteer who helped secure funding for Newton Poppleford’s play park says parents have a ‘social and moral responsibility’ to clear-up their rubbish.

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Pirates on parade in Seaton. Photo Ian Barradale

Jolly Roger to be hoisted over Windsor Gardens

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Book Relief charity chairman John Carvosso with Brenda Evetts. Picture: Sarah Howells

Appledore man leaves lasting legacy with charity helping promote literacy.

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09:44
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North Devon man survived on 50p a day to raise £250 for the charity Send A Cow.

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Tooth decay for the UK

Exmouth dentists and health bosses are backing calls for a ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks, after 368 children were admitted to Wonford last year to have health-threatening rotting teeth removed.

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The incident took place at Marlpits Lane at 5.37pm.

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Yesterday, 19:45
Somersault Festival 2015.

Around 17,000 people flocked to Castle Hill Estate this weekend to party through the rain and sunshine at Somersault Festival.

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Graham Liverton has been a Sidmouth town councillor for 30 years

Sidmouth’s longest-serving town councillor has resigned after 30 years’ service because he found it ‘impossible’ to deal with colleagues who ‘publicly humiliated’ his wife.

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Yesterday, 16:12
‘School in a Bag ‘ charity

Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Exmouth have been busily knitting teddy bears with their own little carry bags, to donate to poor children in Asia and Africa.

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Yesterday, 15:15
Brothers on Bikes-Will and Duncan Nelmes will soon be heading off cycling from John 0'Groats to Lands End to raise money for the charity Rainbow Living. Ref exe 4917-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Littleham Primary School’s bagpipes-playing headteacher, Duncan Nelmes, is cycling the length of the UK for charity at the end of this month.

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Devon sport

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The South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) Roller Derby Team hosted the latest games within tier three of the British Roller Derby Championships at Wellsprings Leisure Centre, Taunton.

Yesterday, 20:10
Seaton Tennis Club ladies' singles title winner Anna Moroz with runner-up Teresa Hancock

Seaton Tennis Club was bathed in unexpected sunshine as juniors showed their skill and energy during the 2015 Finals Day, writes Belinda Bawden.

Yesterday, 17:24
James Anderson, overall male winner, 21 mins 27 secs

The show went on at Torrington Terror Triathlon despite wind and rain halting cycling section.

Yesterday, 17:01
The five hour gang at Devon and Somerset Glding Club

The past week saw lots of action at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Yesterday, 17:00

Upottery went down by 130 runs to a Tiverton side that has now gone above them in the D Division East table.

Yesterday, 11:27
Runners at the 'Race the Tram' meeting.

The annual ‘Race The Tram’ from Colyton to Seaton event took place last Monday and after a somewhat grotty day the sky cleared and we were treated to a super race followed by a sumptuous barbecue at AVR junior leader Phil’s fantastic beach hut, writes Dave Mutter.

Yesterday, 11:26
Honiton club champion Sue Evans (right) with Suzie Collins of Cornwall

Sue Evans has booked a return to Leamington after more success on the green, writes Julie Grant.

Yesterday, 07:45
Swimming pool

After their exploits in the first round, numerous young swimmers aged between nine and twelve represented Chard and District Swimming Club again in the Southern Junior League, writes Paul Harrison.

Yesterday, 07:44
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Kilmington not only dealt a severe blow to the Whimple D Division East title hopes, but also did their own chances of bagging a top two berth a power of good as they claimed a six wicket win over the one time runaway leaders of the section.

Yesterday, 07:44
Sophie Keech with one of her many trophies win in the past year

East Devon golf ace Sophie Keech has been enjoying further success.

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