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A Topsham double leg amputee braved high winds to climb three mountains to raise funds for Hospiscare.

Official opening ceremony at Petroc will be a chance to come and visit the brand new engineering centre.

Runners collect their bands at the finish line on Sunday at the Axminster Family Challenge day.  Ref mha 2941-41-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Fine weather ensured a bumper turnout for the fourth annual Minster Challenge and family fun day at the Axe Valley Community College on Sunday.

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Carol Gilson presents Mrs Cooper with her new scooter.

The Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme is continuing to aid independence with its latest donation

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Colyton fire station car wash for charity. Ref mha 4434-41-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Firefighters at Colyton were busy with their buckets on Saturday – but there were no flames to quench.

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Film producer Michael Knowles (left) and TV writer David Quantick (right) with Exmouth Community College teacher John Panton.

An Emmy-award winning TV writer and a top film producer have given some inspirational advice to students at Exmouth Community College.

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A service to dedicate the new Sidbury and Sidford Royal British Legion standard was held at St Giles church in Sidbury on Sunday afternoon. Ref shs 6500-39-14SH Picture: Simon Horn

Poppy Appeal volunteers are hoping for another successful season of collecting - after raising a record £13,000 last year.

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Fire in derelict Ottery building

An arson attack that destroyed a derelict building in Ottery has prompted its owner to install tougher security measures.

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Yesterday, 16:30
Proud staff at Lewis Pharmacy who recently won three awards. Ref exe 1033-41-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

An Exmouth pharmacy is celebrating after completing a hat-trick of national awards.

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Yesterday, 14:26
Trustees who prepared the breakfast (l to r)  Simon card, Wendy Mills, Helen Maynard, Margaret Nicholson, Albert Nicholson, Eve Deanus and Carol Rapley.

Colyford’s Big Breakfast raises cash for defibrillator

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Yesterday, 14:00
Is the row over dogs back at Instow beach?

Parish Council meeting on Thursday, October 15 to review the situation

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Yesterday, 13:40
Residents protest against the plans at the site in March. Picture: Jim Bell

Benefits outweigh the harm, says Government inspector

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Yesterday, 12:30
County Hall in Exeter.

A lethal mixture of alcohol and medication caused the death of a Budleigh Salterton pensioner, an inquest heard.

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Yesterday, 12:16
Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club take on the River Dart Struggle

A group from Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club (SSLSC) negotiated a ramshackle craft through rapids and weirs to a third-place finish in one of the toughest raft races in the country.

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Yesterday, 12:00
The manager of TRIP Community Transport, Neil Hurlock.

The money will be put towards the purchase of a new wheelchair-accessible bus, which the charity has been steadily fundraising for.

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Yesterday, 11:37
Get your chickens an Eglu and help raise money for the British Hen Welfare Trust today (Friday).

Support for British Hen Welfare Trust from the Omlet Eglu

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Yesterday, 11:02
Alma Bridge. Ref shs 8760-10-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A vital footway across the River Sid may have to close if cliff erosion in the area worsens, according to County Hall.

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Yesterday, 10:33
Police are trying to track the car in this picture

The owner of a blue Nissan Almeira could have vital information on collision that killed Natalie Jones, say police

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Yesterday, 10:20

Police are appealing for information after a silver Jaguar car was scratched while parked overnight in Brixington.

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Yesterday, 10:00
Mark Paver and sister Nikki will be taking on the commando challenge for charity

A Budleigh Salterton man, who suffers pain all over his body, is taking on a gruelling assault course for one last challenge.

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Yesterday, 09:35
Matt Booth

The results of yesterday’s (Thursday) Sidmouth Town Council by-election have been announced.

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Yesterday, 09:23
John Balls with Clovelly caught lobsters.

Lobster fisherman has reached a landmark in his bid to help conservation at Clovelly

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Yesterday, 09:16

September saw a 4.9 per cent increase in crime in Barnstaple on the same period last year.

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Yesterday, 09:14
Portmore's Colin and Mandy Webber presented the cheque to representatives of the club's chosen charities

Five local charities are to benefit from another year of fundraising at Portmore Golf Club.

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