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A lethal mixture of alcohol and medication caused the death of a Budleigh Salterton pensioner, an inquest heard.

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Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club take on the River Dart Struggle

A group from Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club (SSLSC) negotiated a ramshackle craft through rapids and weirs to a third-place finish in one of the toughest raft races in the country.

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The manager of TRIP Community Transport, Neil Hurlock.

The money will be put towards the purchase of a new wheelchair-accessible bus, which the charity has been steadily fundraising for.

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Get your chickens an Eglu and help raise money for the British Hen Welfare Trust today (Friday).

Support for British Hen Welfare Trust from the Omlet Eglu

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Alma Bridge. Ref shs 8760-10-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A vital footway across the River Sid may have to close if cliff erosion in the area worsens, according to County Hall.

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Police are trying to track the car in this picture

The owner of a blue Nissan Almeira could have vital information on collision that killed Natalie Jones, say police

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Police are appealing for information after a silver Jaguar car was scratched while parked overnight in Brixington.

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Mark Paver and sister Nikki will be taking on the commando challenge for charity

A Budleigh Salterton man, who suffers pain all over his body, is taking on a gruelling assault course for one last challenge.

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Matt Booth

The results of yesterday’s (Thursday) Sidmouth Town Council by-election have been announced.

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John Balls with Clovelly caught lobsters.

Lobster fisherman has reached a landmark in his bid to help conservation at Clovelly

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Devon sport


Exmouth head to Brixham on Saturday (October 10) for their latest National League Three (SW) fixture.


It’s Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup day tomorrow (October 10) and there are a number of local teams facing possible ‘giant-killing’ feats.

Feniton 3rds are pictured playing Exmouth Ammies 3rds at Feniton on Saturday. Ref mhsp 0336-38-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It’s Throgmorton Devon Premier Cup day tomorrow (October 10) and there are a number of local teams facing possible ‘giant-killing’ feats!

Portmore's Colin and Mandy Webber presented the cheque to representatives of the club's chosen charities

Five local charities are to benefit from another year of fundraising at Portmore Golf Club.


Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) ladies’ 1st XI were beaten 4-0 when they travelled to Barnstaple to take on a powerful Taw Valley side.

Sidmouth RFC Under-16 team

Sidmouth Under-16s were 50-17 victors when they hosted Totnes in a Blackmore friendly.


There is one last chance to see England play in this World Cup on the big screen at the Rugby Club as they kick off against Uraguay at 8pm on Saturday, writes Terry O’Brien.

Newton Poppleford at home to Axmouth. Ref shsp 4557-41-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Newton Poppleford were involved in an extraordinary Bill Slee Cup tie, one that they emerged from as losers by the odd goal in nine.

Football flag. Ref exsp 7256-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Warriors Under-9s enjoyed back-to-back wins when they were faced by Hemyock and Feniton Flames in their latest Exeter and District Youth League games.


Ottery St Mary manager Mike Dawe is looking forward to his sides Devon Intermediate Cup tie at Sandford (2pm), and has good reason to be feeling confident, writes Steve Birley.

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