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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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Fri, 15:04
Elaine Hayes, the new chief executive of Ferne Animal Sanctuary.

The charity is in its 75th anniversary year

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Fri, 14:45
The Burton Art Gallery

Arts Council England funding feasibility study to examine library move and art gallery expansion.

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Fri, 12:27
Ian Walker who runs with the Sidmouth Running Club gets ready for his next run in aid of Balloons bereavement charity. Ref mhh 6116-05-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A Sidmouth dad-of-four will don his running kit and tackle a trio of endurance running races, in less than three months, for charity.

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Devon sport

Fri, 12:15

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.

Fri, 08:32
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As Ottery St Mary Bowling Club does not have indoor rinks, we are fortunate to continue bowling during the winter months with a string of friendly fixtures through the kindness of other local clubs who do possess indoor facilities, writes Michael Smith.

Fri, 08:32
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On Wednesday the Sidmouth Ladies played another round in the Chambers Rose Bowl and Basket competition, writes Maria Clapp.

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