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Yesterday, 16:30

A community transport scheme will be launching a new ‘ring and ride’ service next month.

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Yesterday, 06:30
Becky Thornton, pictured in Nepal with one of the people she helped through her volunteering.

A Woodbury teenager is raising funds for the victims of the Nepal earthquake, having been volunteering in the country when the disaster struck.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015
Bicton Street residents ensured their road looked blooming lovely for the South West in Bloom judges this week. Ref exe 4567-29-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Bicton Street has been turned into a blaze of colour after neighbours joined forces to enter South West in Bloom.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Members of EDDC's Streetscene team investigating the sink hole on Exmouth beach

A permanent sign will be erected to warn people to stay away from the area of a sink hole which keeps reappearing on Exmouth beach.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Exmouth Visitor's Guide 2015/2016

The free Exmouth Visitors’ Guide 2015/2016 has been released, and is now available at the town hall and Tourist Information Service.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Martin Budd with his son Nathan will be joining around 25,000 other cyclists taking part in the 100 miles charity ride from the Olympic Park, out through Surrey and finishing on the Mall. Martin who celebrates his 50th birthday this weekend is riding for Sense while Nathan is raising moiney for CHSW. Ref exe 5892-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An Exmouth father and son are preparing to emulate the heroes of London 2012 in a 100-mile charity cycle hallenge.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Vote

People are being asked if they think changes should be made to the number of polling stations in Exmouth - and if they are the right places.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Queens Drive Exmouth masterplan

District bosses have pledged to look ‘carefully’ at plans to build seafront flats just metres from where an ice-cream kiosk was washed into the sea.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Robin Burne and Richard Greetham, pictured having completed their London to Paris cycle challenge.

A Budleigh estate agent is celebrating after completing a marathon charity cycle challenge.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Bystock pond. By Geoff Martin

Bystock Pools beauty spot is on the cusp of being safeguarded for future generations, after a wildlife charity raised the £50,000 needed to buy the site.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Fire crews were called out yesterday evening (Thursday) to a gorse fire at Orcombe Point.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Wooden doctor desk with copy space

Long-term sick leave for depression, personal stress and fatigue contributed to an increase in staff absence at East Devon District Council (EDDC) last year, new figures have revealed.

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Exmouth sport

Saturday, August 1, 2015

As the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and so it proved last night at the Oak Tree Arena, as ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels unbeaten home run came to an end with a shock defeat at the hands of local rivals the Plymouth Devils, writes Dave Thompson.

Friday, July 31, 2015

The past week has featured those friendly matches which survived the monsoon, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Bowls

The weather interrupted the games over the weekend, on Friday the ladies were due to play Starcross in the league which has had to be re-arranged.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Sidmouth's Matt Cooke on his way to a half century at home to Paignton. Ref shsp 1629-31-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth batsman Matt Cooke, after many ‘near-things’, finally crossed the coveted line and chalked up his first league century for the Fortfield side’s 1st XI, writes Stephen Birley.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
East Devon Golf Club's Professional's Day winners (left to right); Mark Cole, Heather Coles, Martin Coles and Jacob (Cubby) Tinsley.

Trevor Underwood hosted his Professional’s Day at East Devon on Saturday, writes Paul Willoughby.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The Oaks Memorial Trophy took place and, as usual, there was an excellent turnout for this major competition, writes Carole Pye.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Exeter Falcons management Rob Doran (left) and Alan Spencer

More than 100 Exeter Falcons fans attended a packed public meeting to hear prospective promoters Rob Doran and Alan Spencer announce that they had found a site for a new track, writes Tony Lethbridge.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Neil Matson and Vela Fresca leaving Ponta Delgada at the start of the return leg of the Azores and Back race

Two members of the Exe Sailing Club, Neil Matson in Vela Fresca and Jeremy Moore in Redeye, recently completed the famous and well-established Azores and Back Race (AZAB) ocean sailing race.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
The school rounders team that reached the national finals

Over a hundred sporty stars, parents and teachers gathered at Bassetts Farm Primary School, to celebrate the many achievements of the past 12 months.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Exmouth Town complete their pre-season programme on Tuesday evening when Newton Abbot Spurs are the visitors to Southern Road kick off 7.30pm, writes John Dibsdall.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison has been involved in a race with a difference this past week.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Exe Sc cruiser racing

The weather continues to be changeable for the Exe SC sailors, writes Rex Frost.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:31

There’s been a change of schedule at this year’s Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival (September 17-20).

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Saturday, August 1, 2015
Entry to Exmouth’s National Trust property, A la Ronde, is free on Saturday September 11as part of the national Heritage Open Day event.

At A la Ronde, the National Trust’s 16-sided house in Summer Lane near Exmouth, there’s plenty to do in the school holidays.

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Exmouth Festival

There’s lots of live music to enjoy around Exmouth this weekend.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Kate Rusby

Sidmouth FolkWeek (Friday, July 31-Friday, August 7) is nearly upon us. The tone for the busy festival will be set with two special pre-festival concerts at the Ham Marquee.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Taking the applause at Branscombe (from left): pianist Matteo Pais, soprano Angel Blue and tenor Francesco Meli. Photo: Paul Strange.

Now in its third year, Branscombe Festival has established itself as one of the South West’s most prestigious cultural events.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Ninebarrow. Picture: Greg Funnell

Jim Causley and Friends will host a unique West-fest for Lyme Folk’s finale on Sunday, August 23, with How the West was Sung, a music-packed evening of song and banter, from local artists celebrating our the West Country.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015
Craft materials at A La Ronde

Looking for things for the kids to do this summer holiday? At A la Ronde – the 18th-century, 16-sided house and grounds near Exmouth, owned by the National Trust – there is a family activity on offer every day.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
SuperSonic 70s Show

Get your loon jeans, hot pants, scoop T-shirts and platform shoes at the ready… the SuperSonic ’70s Show is coming to Exmouth on Friday, August 21.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Honiton Music Company and Sidbury Choir.

Wind band, the Honiton Music Company, joined forces with Our Sidbury Choir for a fundraising evening of summertime music at Sidbury Church earlier this month.

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