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A men’s social group has once again come to the rescue by hand-crafting much-needed seating for a vital local service.

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Hugo Swire’s election rivals have called on him to apologise after he was secretly filmed joking about welfare claimants at a Tory fundraiser.

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Aidan Corfield on the rugby themed obstacle course at the world cup warm up event at Sidmouth rugby club. Ref shs 4241-13-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Rugby Club put on a ‘spectacle of all levels’ with a family fun day.

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Children from Upottery Pre-school were delighted to receive a letter sent on behalf of the Queen. Ref mhh 1271-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Youngsters from Upottery Pre-school received a royal treat when they sent a card to the Queen - only to receive a letter of thanks back.

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Scenes from the big Chemo Appeal Abseil at Heanton Church.

Fundraisers defy gravity to help swell Chemotherapy Appeal funds at Heanton Punchardon abseil event.

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Free at last: One of the beavers swims away after being released in to the River Otter this week. Picture: Devon Wildlife Trust

A nine-month battle to allow England’s only wild beaver family to remain on the River Otter came to a close this week, after the animals were safely returned home.

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DI Praveen Naidoo, with some examples of the scam letters received by a North Devon person. Picture: Sarah Howells

Operation Jessica gears up for day which could result in rise of scams across North and West Devon.

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The HMS Explorer will not be calling in at Ilfracombe tomorrow. Picture: Stephen Ring

An overnight stop by Royal Navy ship HMS Explorer on Saturday has been cancelled due to bad weather.

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Yesterday, 14:59
Head of Sixth Form Ruper Carr with Matt Mortimer

Matt Mortimer is one of 175 students, from an original pool of more than 3,700, shortlisted for the Sutton Trust USA Programme

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Yesterday, 14:36

Two 19-year-old victims were allegedly kicked and punched by a pair of men in Barnstaple, can you help?

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Devon sport

Yesterday, 09:35

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

Thu, 12:00

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

Thu, 12:00

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.

Thu, 11:52

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

Thu, 11:52

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

Thu, 11:52

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

Thu, 11:52

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.

Thu, 11:35

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

Thu, 11:32
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.

Thu, 11:26
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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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