Sidmouth Lifeboat launched this afternoon (Wednesday) following concerns for the safety of two adults and five children.
Gypsies are being blocked from occupying land that adjoins East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths in an ‘unprecedented’ move to protect the environmentally sensitive area.
A full complement of murals depicting life in our seaside resort is in place thanks to the hard work of Sidmouth College artists.
Police are carrying out enquiries following a vehicle blaze in the early hours of this morning.
A farmer is warning people to be aware of potential dangers on public footpaths after he said a runner caused his cattle to stampede.
Forgetting any mythical connotations, mention of The Mermaid evokes one thing for a certain generation – flares, groovy tunes and the most happening place in town.
A volunteer who helped secure funding for Newton Poppleford’s play park says parents have a ‘social and moral responsibility’ to clear-up their rubbish.
Sidmouth’s longest-serving town councillor has resigned after 30 years’ service because he found it ‘impossible’ to deal with colleagues who ‘publicly humiliated’ his wife.
A pair of tattooists will be holding a unique fundraising event to help a cause that is close to their hearts.
The Red Arrows could be secured for next year if every Sid Valley resident gave just £1.
The ‘creativity and innovation’ of hard-working volunteers havs seen them showered with praise by South West In Bloom judges.
A grandfather-of-five is appealing for £50,000 so he can continue his charity’s good work in Africa – because he has no plans to retire any time soon.
A 100-year-old who brushed shoulders with royalty and film stars says the key to a long life is to ‘just do what you want’.
One of the longest serving members of the Sidmouth branch of the RNLI, has been awarded its Gold Badge in recognition of his outstanding service.
Knitters across Sidmouth and Sidford have united to keep babies and young children warm in Africa.
An intruder has been warned he faces a jail sentence after he broke into a house and terrified a seven-year-old boy.
Thousands of brightly coloured plastic birds made their way down the River Sid on Sunday in the Lions Club of Sidmouth’s Great Duck Derby – which raised a record £5,700 for charity.
Sidmouth Twinning Circle held its annual garden party at the weekend.
A chance visit to the tip has seen a movie-lover unearth what could be one of just two surviving copies of an 87-year-old silent film.
A pensioner, who suffers from mobility issues, is appealing to bus drivers to stop closer to his house consistently - to save him a half-mile journey down a busy road.
A Sidmouth man, who was arrested on suspicion of raping an 18-year-old woman in a Berkshire hotel this week, has been released without charge after police found no offence had taken place.
A Sidmouth ‘think tank’ has begun collaborating with an environmental group that is striking a ‘blue new deal’ for communities along the coast.
An ongoing appeal to restore a 160-year-old musical instrument at a Sidmouth hotel has had a £7,500 boost from Britain’s oldest civic society.
A review in to how May’s elections were run has identified failings in the way East Devon’s returning officer handled issues with postal voting.
Expert recommendations on how to safeguard Sidmouth’s coastline are due in September – but their implementation will be dependent on funding being secured.
The quality of care at Sidmouth’s Blackmore Drive health centre has been praised by independent regulators - but inspectors described the building as ‘not fit for purpose’.
A long-awaited solution to protect Sidmouth’s coastline has moved a step closer to completion.
Britain’s oldest civic society will finally gain an HQ for the first time in its 169-year history, after it launched an ‘urgent’ bid to relieve pressure at Sidmouth Museum.
Concern grows from 23-year-old who has been missing for more than 20 days.
Organisers at the Sid Valley Food Bank are preparing to launch an initiative aimed at helping low-income families over the summer holidays.
An appeal to fund power-assisted wheels so a paralysed builder can regain some independence has raised more than £1,600 in its first week.
Revised plans are in for a ‘dilapidated’ building that will keep it truer to its current layout after concerns were raised by a conservation officer.
The Exeter Anti-Slavery Group is holding its annual summer party on Sunday, July 26, 2pm-6pm, at the Globe Inn, The Strand, Lympstone.
Residents near ‘Sidmouth’s most dangerous road’ fear they are running out of options after Whitehall rejected a plea to improve safety.
Parents have expressed disgust at rubbish from an overflowing bin that they say is rendering a children’s play park a ‘health hazard’.
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