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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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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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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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09:31

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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Yesterday, 12:43
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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Yesterday, 07:00
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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Wed, 13:31
Exmouth Sea Cadets

Exmouth Sea Cadets are about to start building their new Camperdown Terrace HQ and need a helping hand to make their vision a reality.

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Wed, 09:10
Two voters at Topsham primary school with the eight candidates for their own version of the elections. Ref exe 6770-19-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Democracy came to Topsham Primary School as children staged an election to decide which charity should get money raised by a non-uniform day.

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Wed, 09:06
Six of the bellringers from St John the Evangelist, Withycombe Raleigh
The photograph shows (L to R) Roger King, Trevor Bradley, Janet Coles (Tower Captain), David Wills, Tony Williams and Robert Perry.

An Exmouth man who helped ring the bells to mark the end of World War Two was ringing them again 70 years later.

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Wed, 07:00
Joe Montgomery, in happier times.

For years, Joe Montgomery’s motorbike has remained unused, parked in the family garage in East Devon as a reminder of happier times.

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Tue, 15:56
Year two and three children from Woodbury Salterton primary school are pictured creating their African garden this week. Ref exe 4784-18-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Year two pupils from Woodbury Salterton Church of England Primary School have created their own African garden.

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Tue, 09:47

An elderly woman had to be taken hospital after she fell on the road between Exmouth and Lympstone.

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Exmouth sport

10:42

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

09:41
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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

Wed, 22:45
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.

Wed, 22:44
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.

Wed, 22:44
Phear Park bowler Sarah Westcott

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

Wed, 22:44

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

Wed, 22:44

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

Wed, 22:43
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.

Wed, 22:41

Dean ‘The Cobra’ Tratt kept up his season-long unbeaten record when he defeated the much vaunted George Scutt of Sydenham ABC at the Yeovil ABC tournament held at Westlands Social Club, writes Neil Parsons.

Wed, 22:40
WithycombeRFC ladies action

The season might be over but the rugby doesn’t stop at Withycombe RFC

Wed, 22:40
Exmouth Harrier Chris Dupain

Running his fastest time since 2002, Exmouth Harrier’s Jamie Palmer recorded 16:32 at the Yeovilton 5k series last Wednesday, writes Cathy Newman.

Wed, 22:40
The Withycombe Under-12 players with 1st XV star Sam Parkin

Withycombe Under-12s completed their season with a well supported presentation evening.

Latest Entertainment News

11:30

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

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07:00
‘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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Yesterday, 18:30
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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Yesterday, 18:30
Crowds fill the Manor Gardens at the Exmouth Festival on Sunday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 7805-22-13SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on MyPhotos24.

The Exmouth Festival is now on, with at least 40,000 people expected to visit the town during the next seven days.

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Yesterday, 18:30

Visitors have the chance to enjoy a ‘Cracklin’ Rosie’ evening out at Seaton Tramway, when the Neil Diamond Tribute Show, featuring Michael Douglas, comes to town.

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Yesterday, 15:30
Exmouth Ceramic Group exhibition, 2015. 'Hickory Dickory Dock' by Clare Medlock.

Exmouth Ceramic Group’s annual exhibition is set to be ‘bigger and better than ever’.

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Yesterday, 07:00
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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Wed, 18:30
All aboard the Ghost Train: top row (from left)  Richard Gomm as Richard Winthrop and Matt Hartley as Charles Murdock. Front row (from left): Marc Colson as Teddie Deakin, Jenny Roberts as Miss Bourne, Lucy Vincent as Peggy Murdock.

The Ghost Train is coming up at the Salterton Playhouse at the end of May.

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Wed, 18:30

Tickets have now gone on sale for Axminster Drama Club’s latest production, is the farce Cash on Delivery, by Michael Cooney.

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