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Yesterday, 16:00

The car park affected is near Beech Walk woods, an idyllic area on private land owned by the estate.

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Yesterday, 12:30
A drive for drivers- Budleigh Salterton and District Voluntary Car Scheme chairman Allan Cooper, sec Barbara Gover, treasurer Margaret Brett and driver Pat Rogers are pictured at Bowmers this week at an event to encourage more people to join their group as drivers. Ref exb 2175-39-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A community transport scheme is looking for more drivers so it can continue to provide a vital service for the town’s pensioners.

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Yesterday, 11:25
Chairman of the Sid Valley Food Bank Renee Forth accepts a cheque for £1,000 from Vicki Campbell from the Sidholme concert. Also pictured are pianist Oskar Hammond, trustee and Sidmouth Lion Ian Skinner with fellow Lions Chris Rignall, John Doe and Alan Shoesmith. Ref shs 2355-39-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Organisers of a sell-out performance held in aid of a Sidmouth charity have thanked everyone who helped the event raise £1,000.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Posing with the Piper . Ref mhh 5915-39-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Held at Woodbury Park Hotel, on Woodbury Common, more than 100 suited and booted visitors dined on a three-course meal, won goodies in two auctions and danced the night away.

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Yesterday, 10:17

Fire fighters called out to North Street in Northam last night (Friday).

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Yesterday, 10:00
James Mason

A Topsham sous-chef is hoping to be crowned as one of the best young cooks in the South West - after being nominated for the semi-finals of an industry award.

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Yesterday, 09:51
Screwfix Barnstaple store manager Steve Henderson and Rebecca Harris of Freedom Community Alliance.

Screwfix Foundation awards grant to Freedom Community Alliance

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Yesterday, 09:38
Robin Waller, who has died aged 73, pictured receiving his honorary membership of Exmouth Carnival, with granddaughter Cassara.

Tributes have been paid to a former Exmouth Carnival organiser, described as a man who ‘loved to help people’.

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Yesterday, 08:56
Sian is our Dog of the Week

... with Dogs Trust Ilfracombe

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Yesterday, 08:30
Volunteers clean up Westward Ho! beach.

Volunteers rolled up their sleeves and helped clean up Westward Ho! beach.

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Devon sport

Yesterday, 15:07

Feniton Under-13s made it four games without defeat this season with a deserved success born out of a solid all-round show against Exeter Panthers.

Yesterday, 15:04
Football goalnet. Ref shsp 7216-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Broadclyst Under-8s bagged a brace of victories when they played their latest round of matches in the Exeter and District Youth League.

Yesterday, 14:16
Football flag. Ref exsp 7256-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Brixington Blues and Exmouth United played out a thrilling local derby when they met in an Exeter and District Youth League Under-16 Division Two game.

Yesterday, 11:14
Exmouth Spartans team who play in Fresha League Division Eight are keen to thank East Devon Council, DMS Bricklaying and Richards Roofing for the invaluable sponsorship that has enabled them to get up and running.

Exmouth Spartans have made a good start to the new Fresha League season.

Yesterday, 10:49
Eilidh Cameron (left) with East Devon ladies captain Sandra Sydenham. Picture: BARBARA MELLOR

The ladies of East Devon Golf Club have competed for the final trophies of the season in the Autumn Meeting, writes Helen Chiver.

Yesterday, 08:48
Action from the Somerset Rebels KO Cup 1st leg match at Rye House Picture: COLIN BURNETT

The ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels are the 2015 Premier League KO Cup Champions, the Rebels beating the Edinburgh Monarchs 92-88 on aggregate, writes Ian Belcher.

Fri, 09:51
Sidmouth Town played Heathcote at the Manstone ground on Saturday. Ref shsp 7239-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Town skipper Aaron Doble is unavailable through work commitments for the Vikings Saturday (October 3) home meeting with strugglers Liverton.

Fri, 09:35
Axminster Town action versus Appledore

Axminster Town head for South Devon and a meeting with Bovey Tracey on Saturday (October 3).

Fri, 09:31

Sidmouth Croquet Club held the Finals of tournaments played in blocks throughout the summer, writes David Butler.

Fri, 09:25
Exmouth V Bournmouth. Ref exsp 0224-40-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth RFC host local rivals Newton Abbot RFC in the 1st round of the Devon Senior Cup this Saturday, 3pm kick off.

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