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Honiton Hill Rally

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Sitting pretty on a pink tractor is two and a half Lottie York at the Honiton Hill Rally. Ref mhh 9350-36-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn


Lyme Regis Lifeboat

RIB comes to the rescue before Lyme Regis lifeboat crew carry pair to the safety of the harbour

Dame Hilary Mantel: 'As I work my way through the third book it often feels as exciting as the first day I started'

Speaking ahead of the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, of which she is president, the Wolf Hall author recalls the first time she visited the East Devon town as a teenager.

Honiton Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright.

Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce chairman Colin Wright says the move will bring more light to the town centre.

Breaking News:Police appeal for missing Honiton man

Friday, August 28, 2015
Police are appealing for any information about Stephen Cogger who has been missing since last night (Wednesday)

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a 65-year-old man missing from Honiton.

Artist Luke Jerram with THG staff.

International artist Luke Jerram is aiming to create a ‘garden of time’ at Thelma Hulbert Gallery.

Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew carry out an extensive search of the area

Devon Air Ambulance

The incident happened at 2.40pm today (Thursday).

Seaton carnival queen Jenny Webber

Seaton teenager needs to raise £4,000 to fund her journey to the South Pacific

Don and Jean Lee with their son Chris holding a photo of their wedding day 70 years ago. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

The Queen congratulates Don and Jean on 70 years of happy marriage

The incident happened at 6.35pm at Hanger Farm, in Broadhembury, on Tuesday, August 25.

Get in the swim with LED Leisure

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

After Great Britain’s record medal haul at the recent FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, where 14 medals (seven of them gold) were won by the GB squad across swimming and diving, this is your chance to take the plunge.

Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Crew returns to base after thorough search of the area

Script writer Andrew Rattenbury

Former Woodroffe School head boy is invited to pen an episode for the award-winning soap

Care navigator Winnie Cameron with David Miller.

Last year Hospiscare looked after 2,200 patients living in Exeter, East and Mid Devon. A total of 126 Honiton people were cared for, with 88 of them being visited in their own homes by Hospiscare community specialist nurses.

The hands of the Minster clock are set to stop at 12. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Ancient Axminster timepiece in need of serious repair

Beautiful days

Photos by Eleanor Pipe, Stephen Sumner and Becca Gliddon

Open garden day at Kings House Hospiscare day centre. Ref mhh 2423-34-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Around £970 was raised, with the money set to be used by the day centre for its upkeep.

John Allan (left) and David Dolling relax in the crew training room at Lyme Regis lifeboat station after their ordeal on the rocks. Picture: RICHARD HOROBIN

Pair call for help after getting into difficulties in the dark

Colin Wright, chairman of Honiton and District Chamber of Commerce, was ‘shocked’ to learn of the JSA claimant figures.

Seaton Outdoor Festival

Monday, August 24, 2015
Going for a fall Gladiator style-Jordan Preston and Jack Cambridge at the Seaton Great Outdoors Festival on Sunday. Ref mha 8377-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn


Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Lyme Regis RNLI crew find only driftwood and return to base

Red Hats at the Grand Place in Brussels at the European Hoot in September 2014.

Cyndie Young is starting a new chapter of The Red Hat Society, called the Honiton Honeys.

The call has been made as the charity launches a pilot ‘care navigator’ service, which has so far attracted eight volunteers

Residents urged to be vigilant after a recent increase in reports of telephone and courier fraud.

Pictured outside St Michael's centre are chairman and former cllr and deputy mayor John Zarczynski, Caroline Miles, Jackie Wadsworth and Jean Richardson. Ref mhh 3403-28-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The day service, headed by former deputy mayor John Zarczynski and current deputy mayor Jackie Wadsworth, was explored by visitors on Monday, August 10.

Breaking News:Sidmouth’s Red Arrows display to go ahead

Friday, August 21, 2015
The Red Arrows performing their spectacular display over Sidmouth ten years ago. Ref shs 9920-36-04. Picture: Simon Horn.

The Red Arrows display over Sidmouth will go ahead as planned today (Friday).

The Red Arrows performing their spectacular display over Sidmouth ten years ago. Ref shs 9920-36-04. Picture: Simon Horn.

A decision about tonight’s Red Arrow display is due around 5pm tonight.

The Red Arrows performing their spectacular display over Sidmouth ten years ago. Ref shs 9920-36-04. Picture: Simon Horn.

No decision yet has been made to tonight’s (Friday) Red Arrow display.

Beautiful Days 2014

Revellers heading to Beautiful Days this weekend can expect to enjoy music from some top acts – but it’s probably worth packing wellies and rain coats.

Marie Curie Cancer Care at their coffee morning with town crier Nick Goodwin are (l to r) Wendy Thorn, Nick Goodwin, Su Colton, Russ Bracey, Sandy Sinclair and Steve Thorn. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Axminster coffee morning and sale is well supported

Axe Valley Community College students with their GCSE results (l tor) Navishka Rathnayake, Seaton, Lucy Gay, Musbury, Emily Manning, Honiton, Will Foxcroft, Colyford, Katherine Barker, Seaton, all aged 16. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Woodroffe comprehensive records its best ever exam performance

Tom Moran is a seriously good comedy script writer says BAFTA. Picture BAFTA

Tom Moran’s work to be performed in front of some of America’s top TV professionals

Exclusive:EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Whittons firebomb scare

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Honiton bomb scare. Ref mhh 0306-34-15CL

Earlier today (Wednesday. August 19), the auction room had to be evacuated after auctioneer Edward Whitton uncovered a wartime mortar bomb.

The bomb discovered at Whittons Auctioneers in Dowell Street Honiton.

Experts from the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal Unit are now on site at Whittons Auctioneers in Honiton.

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