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Yesterday, 09:00

An Exmouth couple are preparing to tie the knot on a two-wheeled adventure - when they get married during a charity cycle ride.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1231-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Dan Lavery is determined Devon Freewheelers will help save lives – as a Belfast ‘hidden hero’ undoubtedly helped saved wife Shelley’s life in 2005.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Image of the proposed new building at St Peter's Primary School.

A major expansion is beginning at St Peter’s Primary School this week - as builders move in to begin work on new classrooms.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Sam Bader

Dad-of-one Sam Bader, 28, who grew up in Ottery St Mary, supports Devon Freewheelers by sponsoring one of the motorbikes, Bravo One.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

Independent councillors call for extraordinary meeting to debate the office relocation

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Hospiscare's mascot Ella the Owl visits the Archant Exeter office to thank the company for supporting the charity's Twilight Walk fundraising walk at Exmouth in July. Photo: Paul Strange.

Ella the Owl visited the Journal offices on Friday as she gears up for the Twilight Walk on Saturday, July 11.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Fran Rose with her daughter Lucy in her previous electric wheelchair

A housebound Topsham woman, whose electric wheelchair broke down, is looking for a replacement to allow her to get out and about again.

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Friday, May 22, 2015

The new co-ordinators of the Budleigh Salterton Voluntary Car Service are making an appeal for more drivers to come forward.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Councillor Maddie Chapman was elected as the new Mayor of Exmouth at the annual meeting of the Exmouth Town Council on Monday evening and is pictured with Town Crier Roger Bourgein. Ref exe 7022-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Brixington’s Maddie Chapman has been elected as Exmouth’s mayor, taking over the mantle from Bill Nash.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Dan Lavery of the Devon Freewheelers. Ref exe 1256-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon Freewheelers founder Daniel Lavery will do whatever it takes to keep his lifeline service on the road so other families can receive the same help and care that saved his wife’s life.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Mick Harris and his wife Zena with Scully Scullion and Ella the Owl aboard the Hospiscare rickshaw, drumming up support for this year's sponsored Twilight Walk. Ref exe 7161-21-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A rickshaw built from old bicycle parts has been used to drum up support for the up-coming Hopsiscare Twilight Walk.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Devon County Show 2012. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exe 9931-20-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Myphotos24

Organisers of the Devon County Show are putting the final touches to the county’s largest annual event, which opens today (Thursday) and runs until May 23 at Westpoint, Exeter.

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Exmouth sport

Saturday, May 23, 2015

The protagonists from the 2012 Premier League Grand Final were meeting for the fourth time since that epic encounter, and in the intervening years the ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels have had the better of their battles at the Oak Tree Arena against Scunthorpe Scorpions, writes Dave Thompson.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Cricket - generic picture

Topsham St James Under-12s made County Sports KO Cup progress with an eight wicket win over Sidmouth, writes Samantha Isard.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Bassetts Farm Primnary School tennis team

Current Exmouth Tennis Champions, Bassetts Farm Primary School have now been crowned the East Devon champions.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Budleigh Croquet Club. Ref exb 1326-19-07SH

On a cold day with a bitter north-westerly wind driving heavy showers across the lawns, Budleigh Croquet Club travelled to Sidmouth for their first match of the season in the South-West Federation golf croquet level play league, writes Rob Weeks.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Budleigh Salterton’s big-hitting Zimbabwean Cephas Zhuwao will make his belated debut against Barton this Saturday.

Friday, May 22, 2015
Golf generic picture

In glorious May weather the DMVGA team headed into Cornwall to play the first leg of the annual match against the Cornish Seniors Golfing Association, writes Stuart MacKerrell

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Cyle Sport Dynamos Cam Pelly in action at Hatherleigh

Cam Pelly of Exmouth’s cycle club Cycle Sport Dynamo pulled off a stunning win in the regional junior road race championship at Hatherleigh on Sunday, writes Andy Waite.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Sidmouth player Andy Mathieson bowls against Bovey Tracey at the Fortfield.. Ref shsp 5797-20-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

DEVON were left to ponder on where it all went wrong after sliding out of the Unicorns Trophy following a 46-run defeat by Wiltshire, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Phear Park bowler Sarah Westcott

Park won by nine shots with Liz Nelson, Lawrie Harries and John Anderson (skip) finishing 10 shots ahead.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Topsham St James Under-15s went out of the cup, beaten at home by eight wickets by near neighbours Cyst St George.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Topsham St James U15s won their first match of the season in a 10-a-side game with Alphington.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Madeira bowler Brenda Marks bowls in the County Over 55's at the club on Saturday. Ref exsp 6946-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, but unsettled weather is not enough to keep the ladies of Madeira away from the greens, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

The SW Comms Band is performing an exciting programme with guest soloists at 7.30pm on Thursday, June 25, at Exmouth Pavilion.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Vintage Velo on Exmouth seafront.

Get your vintage bike and period clothing out. Velo Vintage is back in Exmouth on Saturday, June 13.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Exmouth Musical Theatre Company's production of The Witches of Eastwick.

Exmouth Pavilion’s summer season of free outdoor events kicks off today (Saturday, May 23), when the Exmouth Musical Theatre Company (EmCo) performs in the Pavilion gardens.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Trials and Tribulations

This year’s Exmouth Festival fringe includes a number of theatrical performances to savour at the Blackmore Theatre on Bicton Street and at Rolle College.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Chloë Stratta.

Elijah, first performed in Birmingham in 1846 and conducted by the composer himself, is not a work to be attempted by the faint-hearted, requiring singers with stamina and the ability to sing over an arching range of dynamics, from the contemplative style of Blessed are the Men who fear Him, to the declamatory Baal we cry to thee.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Visit Exmouth poster

Visit Exmouth – an Exmouth Festival project, funded by Arts Council England and the festival – is now on at Exmouth Library.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
DJ Ray at Exmouth's Bicton Inn

The Bicton Inn on Bicton Street is hosting a series of Exmouth Festival fringe events.

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Friday, May 22, 2015
‘Wildflower Summer’ by Exmouth Art Group member Laura Boyd.

Members of Exmouth Art Group are busily preparing for the first of their three annual exhibitions.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
A town criers' competition will link activities at the Manor Gardens and the West Country Traditions Day in the Strand. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 3554-22-14SH Picture: Simon Horn.

With the Exmouth Festival now upon us (May 22-28), don’t miss the second West Country Traditions Day within the event.

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