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The sixth edition of the North Devon AONB Marathon brought more than 700 runners to Woolacombe.

There was just action in Pool B of the Honiton Netball league last week, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Runners at the Blackdown Beauty

Honiton Running Club’s own Blackdown Beauty took place last Saturday around the Blackdown Hills’ countryside, writes Judy Davey.

AVR athlete Clare Hansford in action in Scotland

Over the midsummer weekend AVR member Clare Hansford travelled to northern Scotland to take part in the Highland Cross, a 50-mile coast to coast duathlon (20 mile run, 30 bike) from Kintail on the west to Beauly on the east, writes Dave Mutter.

Mary King at Badminton 2015

Olympic medallist Mary King has retired her four-star winning horse from competition.

Sidmouth - runners up - Spears Trophy 2015

The Spears Trophy is a Sidmouth Bowls Club ladies competition that has now been running for 40 years, writes Susie Bonnell.

Janice Quinn playing for Sidmouth against Tiverton Borough in a friendly 5 mixed triples match. Ref shsp 8390-25-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Ladies Over-50s Yellow team were in action at Belmont in Exeter for their latest outing in what is a popular league competition, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth bowlers had another large dose of mixed fortunes last week, writes John Mason.

Ottery St Mary bowlers saw plenty of action last week, writes Michael Smith

Showjumping at Bicton Arena

Sam Jennings was the resounding winner of the CIC2* at Nunney International Horse Trials riding Gill Johnson’s ten-year-old Coleplay, writes Lucy Johnson.

Budleigh Ladies had some good results in the Over-50s Triples League last week.

Phear Park bowler John Robins is pictured bowling on Saturday in a friendly game with Okehampton. Ref exsp 1144-26-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Phear Park’s A and B squads in the Over-60s Triples League were at home last week and both squads were involved in nail biting finishes, writes Lawrie Harries.

The Environment Agency is urging anglers old and new to go fishing and discover the best angling spots in the South West.

Madeira’s representative teams have had a good week, writes Jenny Snith.

Ottery St Mary and Whimple scouts at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Two more groups, from Ottery St Mary and Whimple scouts enjoyed gliding at North Hill with the Devon and Somerset Glding Club (DSGC) in the past week, and in some glorious evening weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Taz Wotton with his 3lb 15 1/4 oz thin-lipped mullet.

North Devon sea angling results

Lyme Regis ladies enjoy good week

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

In the league the Lyme Regis ladies have had a busy week and a successful one, writes Paul Moffitt.

The Seaton bowlers week began with a Two Counties League fixture against visiting Culm Vale, writes Linda Stone.

Honiton bowlers enter into the spirit of the Charity Day themed; 'All our Yesterdays'.

Honiton ladies completed the double by winning the Spears Trophy at Sidmouth for a second year running, writes Julie Grant.

Catherine Hilton taking part in the Boskman Triathlon

The New Forest is the stage on which several triathlon races are staged every year. The organisation is superb and the courses are both interesting and a true test of athletes ability.

There were just Pool A matches last week in the Honiton Summer Netball League, writes Graham Ingram.

FSC Muay Thai in Honiton has produced numerous champions and black armband level students.

Competitiors in the Ottery St Mary Triples Weekend semi-finalists

Ottery St Mary bowlers saw more action last week, writes Michael Smith.

The result of the week was that of the men’s Over-60s B team, writes John Mason.

The Sidmouth Devon Over-50s Yellow team continued their splendid season with a brace of victories, writes Susie Bonnell.

Ottery resident and Sidmouth swimming pool teacher  Anne Ephraums at Deva Triathlon in Chester.

Official Triathlon races fall into a number of categories with different distances set to challenge the racers.

Showjumping at Bicton Arena

Bicton Arena’s six day show, the largest ever competition staged at the venue, has been hailed a huge success by riders who travelled from across the UK to compete in a range of showjumping classes from novice to Grand Prix, writes Lucy Johnson.

Madeira duo win tavistock Tournament

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Madeira pair receive their winnings from the Tavistock Tournament

Madeira Ladies have done well this week in representative fixtures with two top club wins against Honiton, writes Jenny Smith.

The past week was an interesting one for Phear Park, writes Lawrie Harries.

Exmouth Harriers produced more winners this week and over markedly different distances and terrains, writes Steve Birley.

Getting the money on

The Torrington Farmers’ Hunt provided the traditional closing fixture to the British point-to-point season before a packed crowd at Umberleigh, writes Granville Taylor.

Uplowman strengthened their lead at the top of the Honiton Netball League Pool A with a win over challengers Signs South West to maintain their unbeaten campaign and move four points clear, writes Graham Ingram.

Harry Tincknell on the rostrum at Elms

Harry Tincknell is eagerly looking forward to the remaining FIA World Endurance Championship races after posting a highly encouraging finish in the toughest and longest race of the season.

Beer Badminton Club are in desperate need of new members and are appealing to folk to get along and boost their membership.

Lyme Regis men bowl to big points haul

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The past week was another good one for the Lyme Regis bowlers, writes Paul Moffitt.

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