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Yesterday, 15:53

Fire crews from Exmouth were called out to a kitchen fire in The Strand on Tuesday, March 31.

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Yesterday, 14:59
Thomas Whitty’s descendants with some of the Axminster Heritage group

The only known portrait of Thomas Whitty, found in Canada, is presented to the town’s heritage centre

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Yesterday, 13:00
Lydia, Jodie and Millie Cross have welcomed the news a meningitis vaccine will finally be introduced.

The Cross family, whose daughters were both hit by the disease, welcome the news a vaccine will soon be given to all babies in the UK.

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Yesterday, 12:50
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Yesterday, 11:53
A party to celebrate the life of Welcome Centre regular Roy McCrohan was held this week. Pictured are his wife Mary, son Andy and daughter Sue with staff and clients at the centre. Roy was a professional footballer, he played number 4 right half and made 462 appearances for Norwich City, he was a player coach for Bristol Rovers as well as coaching at Luton Town and at Ipswich Town with Bobby Robson. Ref exe 0700-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A party has been held to celebrate the life of a former professional footballer, who will be remembered as someone who ‘always had a smile for everybody’.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Westward Ho!

Village parade will take place on Saturday in Westward Ho! with families asked to take part.

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Yesterday, 11:00
Patient Participation Group chairman Di Fuller with members of the Sid Vale Association

Building work is almost complete and the Sid Valley’s new £2.1million surgery is set to open in early June – but a new funding bid is under way to improve the look of its car park.

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Yesterday, 10:31
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Three fire engines were called out to Hobbs Hill this morning (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 09:04
Lympstone Central Stores received their first delivery of bags from Otter Rotters composting collection team. Di Hekt and Sandra Clark with Gillian Freeman, Paul Bastyan and Jay Mallon from the Otter Rotters. Ref exe 1258-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A community composting group is celebrating 15 years of collecting garden waste by bringing its service to Lympstone.

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Yesterday, 07:30
Volunteers and trustees from the NDCCCT handing over the cheque for £300,000.

Final cheque for £300,000 from North Devon Cancer Care Centre Trust brings Chemo Appeal to its fundraising total.

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Devon sport

Friday, March 27, 2015

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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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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