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Fire crews from Exmouth were called out to a kitchen fire in The Strand on Tuesday, March 31.

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Yesterday, 11:53
A party to celebrate the life of Welcome Centre regular Roy McCrohan was held this week. Pictured are his wife Mary, son Andy and daughter Sue with staff and clients at the centre. Roy was a professional footballer, he played number 4 right half and made 462 appearances for Norwich City, he was a player coach for Bristol Rovers as well as coaching at Luton Town and at Ipswich Town with Bobby Robson. Ref exe 0700-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A party has been held to celebrate the life of a former professional footballer, who will be remembered as someone who ‘always had a smile for everybody’.

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Yesterday, 09:04
Lympstone Central Stores received their first delivery of bags from Otter Rotters composting collection team. Di Hekt and Sandra Clark with Gillian Freeman, Paul Bastyan and Jay Mallon from the Otter Rotters. Ref exe 1258-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

A community composting group is celebrating 15 years of collecting garden waste by bringing its service to Lympstone.

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Mon, 10:44
Katie Burke (front centre) samples her ‘Katie’s Strawberry Shortcake’ flavour gelato with the other four finalists and (back left to right): Owner 	of Antonio’s, Tony Badcott; Emma Chandler and Andy Williams from 		Exmouth RNLI.

A seven-year-old Exmouth schoolgirl has won a competition to create a flavour of ice cream to be sold at Antonio’s in The Strand.

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Mon, 10:22
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It is all systems go for the transformation of Budleigh Salterton Hospital into a health and wellbeing hub, after NHS bosses gave the final go-ahead.

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Mon, 10:15
Kevin Tyrrell from Budleigh Salterton had his ambitions of running in the general election quashed as the name of his Ukulele Independence Party was rejected by the Electoral Commision. Ref exb 1583-13-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A budding politician has seen his bid to bring a four-stringed revolution to British politics thwarted - after election chiefs rejected the proposed name of his party.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
St John's Court team manger Trevor Moir, Senior Mental Health Practicioner Steve Hammond and Dr Teg Freer are pictured seated on the new bench that was presented by the Mens' Shed this week. Ref exe 0590-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A men’s social group has once again come to the rescue by hand-crafting much-needed seating for a vital local service.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Hugo Swire’s election rivals have called on him to apologise after he was secretly filmed joking about welfare claimants at a Tory fundraiser.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Community volunteers have sealed a deal to reopen part of the mothballed Rolle campus for the Exmouth Festival.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
A la Ronde Assistant House Steward James Weckmueller winds a Grandfather clock dating back to around 1820 which was made by David Whitelaw of Edinburgh. Every Sunday at noon during March visitors to the National Trust property can watch all the clocks in the house being wound and set. Ref exe 0537-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Visitors to A la Ronde this month have been watching the clocks at the National Trust house being wound and set.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
A rugby themed easter egg trail is taking place along the Exe Estuary

A special Easter egg hunt inspired by the Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off along the Exe Estuary Trail on Saturday, March 28.

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Exmouth sport

Friday, March 27, 2015

Brixington Blues U10s had mixed fortunes in Exeter & District League meetings with Sidmouth opposition.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Missing a possible eight first-team players, East Budleigh put up a brave performance at Heavitree last Saturday before losing 3-1.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

EXMOUTH Amateurs travelled to Witheridge on Saturday short of a few players, due to suspension, injury and later work commitments, but the 12 who left town returned with all three points.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Brixington United U12s youth football team are looking for new players to strengthen their squad for next season.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Budleigh Salterton make the short trip to Alphington this Saturday looking to end a losing streak.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Budleigh Salterton lost 4-0 at Newtown as their winless season in the Premier Division gets closer to the end.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Exmouth Amateurs Reserves beat Clyst Valley Reserves 3-2 at Warren View to stay clear of the bottom two in Division Three of the Devon and Exeter League.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
tennis

New charges at Withycombe Tennis Centre could lead to some members paying up to 50 per cent more in monthly fees.

Friday, March 20, 2015
East Devon Grecians - supporters of Exeter City AFC

Just when Exeter City fans were maybe beginning to lose heart, the Grecians last Saturday won their second game in a row beating Wimbledon 3-2 at home and stretched their unbeaten run to three games, writes Gareth Hughes.

Friday, March 20, 2015
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Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

Friday, March 20, 2015
Sid Vale Sharks

Following three years as chair of the Sid Vale Sharks Swimming Club Louise Hastie has handed the reins over to new chair Dave Johnson.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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Previously you may recall my saying about the respected rivalry existing between ‘us’ at Woodbury Park and ‘them’ at East Devon, writes John Boardman.

Latest Entertainment News

Yesterday, 18:30

Forde Abbey is offering the chance to explore its grounds with the help of an Easter hunt.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Big Joe Bone

A three-day celebration of cider takes place at Exmouth Rugby Ground in May.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Josh Young

Exmouth’s Centre Stage is “madly rehearsing” Sweeney Todd, which opens soon at the Pavilion.

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Elizabeth-Jane Baldry

The first of four concerts from the St Peter’s Music Society is coming up soon. Harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry appears at the Temple Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton, at 7.30pm on Wednesday, April 15.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, in Exeter will be hosting a new exhibition from Saturday.

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