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A Sidmouth College student has once again proved himself to be a formidable force in cross country competitions – and now he will go on to represent Devon.

Short Mat Bowls

Sidford Short Mat Bowling Club celebrated another successful year when members and friends met at The Kingswood Devoran Hotel for the annual lunch and presentation of club championship trophies.


North Devon netball team end the year top of regional league

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During the run-up to Christmas, Honiton bowlers have been as busy as ever, writes Ann Brown.

Feniton Bowling Club awards ladies' Handicap winner Judy Smith

Feniton Bowling Club held its annual dinner and presentation night at the Honiton Golf Club.

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Awliscombe took over at the top of the Evening Division One in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League after a home success, writes Caroline Pavey.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club member Oscar Leeson

Despite some poor forecasts, there have been surprisingly pleasant gliding conditions at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club this week, writes Jill Harmer.

For anyone that has tried to enter the London Marathon and failed then have a read about an early Christmas present for AVR member Diane Newton, writes Dave Mutter.

Horse racing

There was plenty of excitement at the Cornwall Hunt Club point-to-point, writes Granville Taylor.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club the 2014 trophy winners

After one of the worst runs of poor gliding weather in recent years, there was a record turnout on Saturday at North Hill airfield, writes Jill Harmer.

The 2014 Otterton Reindeer Run

Brightly shone the sun on Saturday for the last race of the season, The Reindeer Run held in aid of the local Primary School at Otterton, writes Colin Flood.

Father Christmas was in attendance at the Ottery St Mary Bowling Club Fayre

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club held it’s annual Christmas Fayre at The Institute in Ottery.

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After a trip to Cornwall the previous week, last week began with a trip in the opposite direction, to Dorset, writes David Fairclough.

Shirley Rose - disguised as a reindeer!  With friends, Jean Green, Pat Ashton-Pritchard, Maureen Lamb, Christa Turner, Paddy Wrench and Rosemary Brown as Santas little helper!

It seems like only yesterday when the new lady captain, Zena Johnson, bowled us in to the first game of the 2014 indoor season, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sophie Hudson in action for Sidmouth and Ottery Ladies 1st team against Firebrands. Ref shsp 8741-48-14TI Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth and Ottery ladies fourth team played with real confidence throughout on their way to a 4-2 win over Exe, writes Jane Roberts.

Sidmouth and Ottery Ladies 2nds took on Isca 5ths at the weekend. Ref shsp 1584-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Sidmouth and Ottery ladies’ third eleven were edged out by the odd goal in three when they travelled to Torbay to take on Newton Abbot, writes Suzanne Thorpe.

Sidmouth and Ottery Ladies 2nds took on Isca 5ths at the weekend. Ref shsp 1584-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

It was not a happy Sidmouth and Ottery men’s fifth team that trudged off the pitch in Bridport, having been completely outplayed by their hosts.

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club award winners

Ottery St Mary Bowling Club held its’ annual presentation dinner at The Tumbling Weir Hotel.

The 2014 Otterton Reindeer Run

Sidmouth Running Club’s pre-Christmas Otterton based off-road 10km Reindeer Run and a 3km Fun Run held alongside it had a total number of finishers of over 400 last Saturday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers senior women were not able to win their team competition at the Devon Cross Country Championships (held within the Westward League fixture) in Exeter on the first Sunday of December, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The South West Vets AC 5k championship for 2014 was based on any one of the midweek Summer Series at either Yeovilton or Exeter, writes Dave Eveleigh.

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Point to Point horse racing enthusiasts will be heading to the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge this weekend, where the Cornwall Club will be hosting their fixture on Sunday (December 14), writes Donna Harris.

AVR Presentation Evening proves a big hit

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The prize winners at the AVR annual presentation dinner held at the Dolphin Hotel

The 2014 AVR annual dinner presentation evening was held at the Dolphin Hotel, Beer and the evening was given a prestigious start with Father Christmas in his sleigh being towed down Fore Street by two live reindeers, writes Dave Mutter.

AVRs Matt Clist receives the trophy after his Monty Cute success. The 10-mile Full Monty race from Ham Hill Country Park saw Clist home first in 1:12:01, the fastest time in recent years, and just five seconds ahead of second place.

The 10-mile Full Monty race from Ham Hill Country Park boasts eight proper hills, the first of which has a rope to help runners up, generous amounts of mud and great views, writes Dave Mutter.

Seaton Saunter proves a huge success

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The start of the Seaton Saunter organised by Axe Valley Runners

The first Saturday of December saw the running of the second Seaton Saunter, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Reindeer runners led home by Ben Stone

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Last Saturday morning saw the Sidmouth Running Club’s Reindeer Run, writes Judy Davey.

AVRs Jackson second in Otterton Reindeer 10k

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Otterton Reindeer 10K Multi Terrain run was another Saturday event and was won by Mike Musgrove of Exmouth Harriers in 39:19, writes Dave Mutter.

Last week saw the final fixtures before Christmas in the Honiton Netball Winter League, writes Graham Ingram.

Kieran Daniels, one of Honiton’s most promising young bowlers has reached the last 32 of the National Men’s Under-25 Single championship, writes Tony Broughton.

Honiton bowlers continue to enjoy some fine form, writes Ann Brown.

The latest round of matches in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League produced home wins for Beer and Sidbury in Evening Division One, writes Caroline Pavey.

Sidmouth runners who took part in the 2014 Bicton Blister

Sidmouth Running Club was well represented at the 2015 Bicton Blister, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth lady bowlers enjoy a good week

Thursday, December 4, 2014
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It has been a very good week for Sidmouth Ladies on a number of fronts, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth and Ottery Ladies 2nds took on Isca 5ths at the weekend. Ref shsp 1596-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) ladies second team were 2-1 winners when they journeyed to Bridgwater for a ladies Central League meeting.

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The current Devon & Cornwall title holder Robbie Henderson started the new campaign in great style with a first and last race double as the new British season got under way at Black Forest Lodge, writes Granville Taylor.

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