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The ‘Drop Me A Line’ exhibition, created by Michael Fairfax, landed at the gallery last month.

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The Taw Bridge, Barnstaple

Drivers help talk the man to safety after Sunday afternoon drama on Taw Bridge

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Landlord Nick Ward and customers celebrate St George's Day at the Ship and Pilot in Ilfracombe.

The Ship and Pilot pub pays homage to England sporting success in football club fundraiser

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A book written by the late Barbara Smale was handed over to local school children at the Exmouth library this week. The youngsters from Exeter Road primary are pictured with their headteacher Paul Gosling, Chris Launder from the library, Barbara's husband Colin, illustrator Jemma Cholawo, publishers Rachel and Drummond Johnstone and Judy Vallance who sponsored the publication. The book will be given out free to local schools. Ref exe 3280-15-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Children from Exeter Road Community Primary School have got their hands on a new book written by an Exmouth author.

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Pupils try their hand at instrument making.

Students joined artist Michael Fairfax to create sound instruments from cherry wood.

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Clare Teal at the Budleigh Jazz Festival.

The future of Budleigh Jazz Festival could be in doubt after its organiser announced he was stepping down from the role.

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Pete Lowres

Devon Freewheeler volunteer Pete Lowres, 46, knows every penny that drops into the charity’s collection pots is vital to continue its lifeline work.

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Craig Boyde who will be riding from Watchet to West Bay. Ref mhh 5896-17-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Craig Boyde will be cycling from Watchet in Somerset to West Bay in Dorset on Sunday, May 17.

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Local dignitries at the gardening event at the Honiton Hospice day care centre. Ref mhh 5386-16-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A team from Honiton Round Table and other volunteers gave their time to help plant the garden at Hospiscare’s new day hospice in Honiton.

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Father Trevor Smyth with Bishop Richard Hawkins. Fr Trevor says farewell to his parishioners at his final service at All Saint's Church, Exeter Road, as he retires from his post. Ref exe 3343-16-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

An Exmouth vicar has said a fond farewell to his parishioners after more than 14 years.

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Devon sport

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Sidmouth Town Under-15s ended their Exeter and District Youth League season in some style as they won 5-3 at Stoke Hill.

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Another Exeter and District League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

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Boy playing football

Another Exeter and District Youth League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

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Another Exeter and District League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

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Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3556-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth suffered play-off despair as they went down to visiting Barnes 27-22 in a match that swung both ways during a compelling first 80 minutes and then extra-time.

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Sidmouth Town Raiders Under-13s

Sidmouth Raiders Under-13s completed their Exeter and District Youth League season with a narrow 5-3 defeat to Westexe Wolves.

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Upottery are just two wins away from securing the Fresha League Division Two title after they won their to-of-the-table clash with University 2-1.

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After the long winter wait the opening drive of a new Madeira Bowls Club season was played out on a lovely sunny day, writes Matt Marriott.

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Budleigh Salterton members out in force for the start of a new outdoor season

The Budleigh Salterton Bowls Club outdoor season is underway.

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A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

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