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Yesterday, 17:30

Cheered on by hundreds of spectators, the annual Lyme Lunge attracted another huge turnout this year to the delight of its organisers, the town’s Rotary Club.

Yesterday, 17:14

RSPCA rescues bird after it is shot by an air gun.

Yesterday, 15:34

A pensioner had to be taken to hospital after her car rolled just outside Clyst St George.

Yesterday, 15:30
Nicola Russell with the Hidden Gems calendar which raised a massive £5,000 for Axminster's Minster Church. Photo by CHRIS CARSON

The contest entitled ‘Life in EX13’ invited photographers to provide shots of the local area for the 2015 calendar which was sold to raise funds for repairs to the historic Minster.

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Yesterday, 14:59
Children’s author Barbara Spencer and some young fans who came to Seaton Library

Famous writer visits Seaton Library

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Yesterday, 13:53
Preparing for StarTrek: Rotarian Jay Bocock shows Leo Cooper how to use a map and compass. Picvture: Peter Cooper.

The annual StarTrek Challenge will be held near Dulverton this Saturday night.

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Yesterday, 13:38
Last year's debut Somersault Festival in full swing. Picture: Submitted

Ivor Novello winning artist and Brit nominee joins line-up for second Filleigh festival.

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Yesterday, 13:15
Centre Stage award winners Matthew Jackson (left) with the Members' Member award, and Josh Brown (right) with the President's Cup, with company president Clare Tate.

It’s been another glittering week of awards for Exmouth youth theatre group Centre Stage, with one of its productions named as the best in the South West.

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Yesterday, 12:25
Robert Crick,Mike Ferrard,Deirdre and Terry Hounsom and Simon Papworth in Sidmouth market square. Ref shs 3733-10-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A protest staged by activists fighting to protect the NHS gathered ‘hundreds of signatures’ on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 12:17
District Commissioner for the Axe Vale Pony Club, Anne Roberts, retires at the 2015 award evening. Guests of honour were Olympic medalist, Mary King and her daughter Emily, Ross Wilmington from the Axe Vale Hunt and Mary Tuckett, chairman of the Pony Club. Ref shs 9307-10-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Past and present Sid Valley members of a pony club, including Olympian Mary King, turned out to give their mentor of 30 years a fitting send-off.

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Yesterday, 12:05
An NPAS police helicopter

A police helicopter was scrambled to find a teenage boy after he was reported missing on Thursday (March 5).

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Yesterday, 11:48
John Treagood tries out his new wagon

There was a happy ending for travellerJohn Treagood when his new home was delivered just days after horse, Misty, arrived. John’s much-loved horse Gildor died a fortnight ago, leaving the traveller stranded; sparking an online fund to be set up to help pay for a new horse.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Empty shops in Lace Walk, Honiton in 2012. This has been a problem for many years. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 7422-26-12TI

Colin Wright, chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, has concerns about the disused units in Lace Walk.

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Yesterday, 10:04
Barnstaple Library.

More detail emerges on county council plans for Barnstaple Library building

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Yesterday, 10:03

Fire crews were called out to a tractor fire in Woodbury Salterton on Thursday, March 5.

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Yesterday, 08:56
Darts Farm staff with the FARMA Best Large Farm Shop award

A Topsham farm shop has been recognised as the best in the UK at an awards ceremony.

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Yesterday, 08:08
Steve Race

Labour’s parliamentary hopeful for East Devon, Steve Race, has backed banning MPs from holding ‘second jobs’.

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Yesterday, 06:59
An 18-year-old Seaton woman was lucky to escape this crash with only minor injuries.

Car ended on its roof after swerving to avoid a white van, say police who have appealed for witnesses

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Thu, 17:30
Helen Turner with Lieutenant Simon Swindells, Sjt Mark Shaw and Rifleman Josh Smith of 7 Platoon, B Company, 2 Rifles.

The leader of 1st Honiton Scouts has been thanked after her group sent 38 goody boxes to soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

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Thu, 15:30
Julie Courtney with her neww rescue dog Lady Lina. Ref mhh 3494-08-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Julie Courtney, who runs her business from her home in Ashleigh Road, said once she clapped eyes on street dog Lady Lina, she ‘just had to have her’.

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Thu, 15:07
Knotweed can cause financial, legal and technical implications.

The event will provide useful information on how to handle the plants.

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Thu, 14:59
MP Neil Parish outside Axminster Hospital

Axminster’s MP seeks assurances over future healthcare provision

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Thu, 11:58
Police slow sign

An Exmouth man was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter hospital after his Toyota Corolla rolled in Woodbury on Thursday, March 5.

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Thu, 11:30
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

A timetable circulated to councillors last week shows that East Devon District Council (EDDC) will hold three meetings this month to determine the fate of its relocation project.

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Thu, 09:51
The Duke of Kent will be visiting Exmouth RNLI later this month.

Exmouth is to receive a royal visitor later this month, when His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visits the town’s lifeboat station.

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