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Against the backdrop of a stunning blood-red sunset, viewed from the ‘mediterranean’ surroundings of the Ocean Suite, Exmouth Chamber of Commerce held another very successful networking event.

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Firefighters from Exmouth teamed up with the RSPCA to rescue a sick fox trapped beneath a garden shed in Colleton Close.

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A woman was airlifted to hospital by air ambulance after a crash in Exmouth this morning (Wednesday).

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The garden at 22 Liverton Close, Exmouth.

Council tenants in Exmouth, Lympstone and Woodbury have had their gardening skills recognised in an annual contest.

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EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7701-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) majority Conservative group is encouraging people to take part in a consultation ahead of the authority’s move from its Knowle HQ.

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Olivia Wilson, one of a crew of four hoping to break the record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a rowing boat by a female crew.

An army officer from Lympstone is preparing to row across the Atlantic Ocean, as part of a team of women aiming to set a new world record.

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Yesterday, 16:30
Hillside House is set to become a care home

The owners of two Exmouth care homes are transforming an East Devon restaurant for their latest venture.

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Yesterday, 14:38
AA Awards

Recognition from industry’s ‘Oscars’ helps put county on the map

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Yesterday, 12:30

Police are continuing efforts to improve the school run traffic situation outside Brixington Primary School.

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Yesterday, 10:09
Exeter's Fanzone, in Northenhay Gardens

Sports fans can still enjoy watching the rest of the Rugby World Cup at Exeter’s Fanzone, despite England’s early exit from the tournament.

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Yesterday, 09:36
Kate Ponting and Phil Clayton have been offering guided cycling tours of the heathland around Woodbury Common. Ref exe 0163-40-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Families have been given the chance to find out about the natural history of East Devon - on two wheels.

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Yesterday, 09:32
Beacon School sports. Ref exe 2041-39-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Children at The Beacon Church of England Primary School took advantage of some early Autumn sunshine by competing in an afternoon of sports.

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Exmouth sport


Last winter, the combination of Bob’s ‘Exe Squad’ and Rick’s ‘Advanced Training’ group worked well with good numbers attending each session, writes Victoria Upton.

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The Extreme Sailing Series 2015 Act 7. Istanbul. Turkey. Oman Air Team skippered by Stevie Morrison (GBR) with crew Nic Asher (GBR), Ed Powys (GBR), Ted Hackney (AUS) and bowman Ali Al Balushi  (OMA)

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison, skipper of Extreme 40 team Oman Air, sailed on to the podium at Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, Istanbul presented by Yandex.


Bicton College is celebrating sporting success, with a number of their students enrolled on the AASE (Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence) Apprenticeship Scheme embarking on professional careers. The scheme is run by the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Academy in partnership with Bicton College.

The Peak Hill Challenge and what the cyclists will see on their way to the top!

Sid Valley Cycling Club is preparing for the latest running of their annual Peak Hill Climb, staged in memory of Rodney Pyne.

Ryan Snell of Exmouth Harriers who won the Mablethorpe Marathon

The Mablethorpe Marathon in coastal Lincolnshire might boast that it is ‘the friendly one’, but without the hoards of big city marathons it was a lonely run for Exmouth Harrier’s Ryan Snell leading from half way around the scenic course that he called ‘pancake flat’, writes Cathy Newman.

East Budleigh played Culm on Saturday. Ref exsp 2801-41-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

It was another frustrating afternoon at Vicarage Road last Saturday as visitors Culm struck once in each half to send East Budleigh to another defeat, writes Mark Auton.

Madeira bowls and the oening indoor drive.

The change happens so quickly: one day we were playing in brilliant sunshine outdoors and the next we are playing indoors, but with the sunshine streaming through the windows, writes Jude Latta.

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He may have just missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham, but Withycombe Rugby Club under-12 skipper Oliver Willis insisted he had still loved every minute of his Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience.

Yesterday, 12:36
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Topsham St James Cricket Club are holding a Quiz Night in the Clubhouse at Bonfire Field, Exeter Road on Thursday, October.

Yesterday, 12:36

Louis Silk (11years and 33kgs) had the perfect warm up for his bout at Exmouth Pavilion on, Friday, October 16, when he unanimously outpointed Jon Jo Meade of Torbay on the Tiverton Tournament at the Heathcoat Social Club.

Mon, 09:53
Honiton runners at the Minster Challenge

Honiton Running Club had a good number of runners at the Minster Challenge seven-and-a-half mile multi-terrain race based in Axminster, writes Judy Davey.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Gliders were flying all day at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club's Open Weekend

Although the weekend weather was poor, there were good soaring conditions on both Wednesday and Thursday at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.

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In 2012, Sidmouth Music brought pianist Ivana Gavric, then hailed as a ‘rising star’ by the musical press, to Sidmouth to open the concert season.

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A colourful and exciting exhibition by Magic Carpet’s Honiton Day Project participants opens today (Wednesday, October 7), at The Beehive and will run until October 31.

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Mon, 17:17

The Exmouth Macular Support Group is holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 10.30am-noon – and not Monday, October 5 as incorrectly stated in last week’s Exmouth Journal.

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Ever wondered what your favourite panto baddies get up to for the rest of the year?

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Saturday, October 3, 2015
The cathedral choir. Photo by Matt Austin.

Exeter Cathedral Choir is appearing at All Saints’ Church in Exmouth’s Exeter Road to sing evensong at 6pm tomorrow (Sunday, October 4). The event coincides with All Saints’ harvest thanksgiving.

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Friday, October 2, 2015
Evening Light by Ernest Ager

Exmouth Art Group’s 69th annual exhibition opens today (Friday, October 2) with a wide range of work on show, an initiative to encourage younger artists to display their work, plus live entertainment and refreshments.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

An interesting programme of winter talks has just been announced by The Axminster Historical Society.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Pip Utton

Is Margaret Thatcher appearing at The Beehive?

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The cathedral choir. Photo by Matt Austin.

Exeter Cathedral Choir is appearing at All Saints’ Church in Exmouth’s Exeter Road to sing evensong at 6pm on Sunday, October 4.

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