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The Singing for Fun group meet in the hall alongside St Margarets church in Topsham every Tuesday 11am till 1pm and new members are welcome. Ref ext 21-16SH 6109. Picture: Simon Horn.

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Ottery Primary School May celebrations. This year's queen and king, Eliza and Riley, with their attendants Bella and Toby, are crowned by Mr Nick Smith. Ref sho 21-16AW 7821. Picture: Alex Walton

School pupils dance around the maypole

Three legged races at the Sid Vale Athletics meeting on Sunday. Ref shs 21-16SH 5928. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pictures of the event

Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for help to find David Cauldwell.

Police have launched an appeal to find a missing man who has connections to Sidmouth.

Gallery:Street Heat Samba

Yesterday, 21:31
Samba band Street Heat performed in the Strand Gardens on Sunday as part of their 25th anniversary celebrations. Ref exe 21-16SH 5562. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pictures of the band playing in Exmouth

Dr Simon Singh MBE

The organisers of Sidmouth Science Festival are delighted to announce that a celebrated science communicator will be joining this year’s event.

MP Hugo Swire visited Ottery St Mary hospital on Saturday where he spoke with protesters. Ref sho 21-16SH 4957. Picture: Simon Horn.

Scores of protesters turned out to express anger that the facility could be under threat

The Exmouth RNLI D class ILB George Bearman is brought back to the boathouse following a shout on Tuesday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 9531-16-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth RNLI crew members rescued 10 passengers and the captain of a river taxi which ran aground on Friday (May 20).

Demolition work is underway on the former Honiton Royal British Legion building. Ref mhh 17-16AW 4563. Picture: Alex Walton

Up to eight homes could be built in Honiton if proposals are given the green light by district planners.

Axe Estuary Wetlands education centre

The district council Countryside team will be holding a ‘What’s that bird?’ day at Seaton Wetlands next month.

Paul and Diana Lloyd have shed the weight of a person between them over the last two years.

A Sidmouth couple, who have lost the equivalent of a person in weight, said the ‘right mindset’ can help people achieve their slimming goals.

Residents take part in a beach clean exercise.

East Devon residents are being encouraged to enjoy the coastline as part of World Oceans Day.

Left to right, Miss Lapinskis (Brixington Primary Academy School), Mrs Tetley and Mrs Hughes (Both Beacon C of E Primary School)

Teachers from five Exmouth schools met on the town’s beach to discover new ways to develop their teaching outdoors.

Motor racing legend Nigel Mansell opned the latest Dream-A-Way caravan at Devon Cliffs on Saturday. Ref exe 19-16SH 3685. Picture: Simon Horn.

Former Formula One champion Nigel Mansell flew in to open new holiday home

Fire crews were called out to an electrical fire in Exmouth today (Thursday, May 19).

Devon and Cornwall's new Police and Crime Commisioner Alison Hernandez

Alison Hernandez has started in role despite being the subject of an investigation

Sidmouth Lifeboat. Ref shs 4548-02-15SH. Photo Simon Horn

Sidmouth Lifeboat was called out this afternoon (May 19) after reports of a kite surfer getting into difficulty.

Cat and her boyfriend Mark are climbing the height of Everest in a day to raise funds for ARC

Cat and Mark raise funds in memory of Stanley

Tallie Blanshard, 15,  receives her award  from GA treasurer Mick Dawson

A Colyton Grammar School student has been named the winner of the Geographical Association’s prestigious national competition.

Andrea Rice

Axminster Community Primary Academy is appealing for volunteers to become governors of the school.

Gallery:Carnival funday

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Exmouth Carnival Committee held a fundraiser fair in Strand Gardens at the weekend. Ella Couter on the 3rd Exmouth Scouts teddy stall. Ref exe 20-16AW 7221. Picture: Alex Walton

Exmouth Carnival Club enjoy bumper turn-out

Seaton Jurassic. Ref mha 11-16TI 7798. Picture: Terry Ife

More than 12,500 people have visited Seaton Jurassic since it opened six weeks ago.

Salston Manor. Ref sho 5084-37-14TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Developer gives reassurance that restoration work at Salston Manor is set to begin

Straitgate quarry plans aerial view

Devon Minerals Plan will be scrutinised by government inspector next week

Cooks, choirs and cake-makers were among the hundreds of people who celebrated all things in, on and from the sea at the recent Sidmouth Sea Fest.

A street brawler has been ordered to pay compensation to a Good Samaritan who was attacked after leaving his home to break up a late night argument.

The official openming of Lyme's new skatepark.  Picture SIMON EMMETT

Colyton BMX pro rider helps launch the new £150,000 facility

Children at Sidmouth Primary School during their Ground Force day this week. Ref shs 18-16SH 3122. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pictures: Ground Force Day

A family scene? Three unidentified people smile by an old tractor.

A man who snapped up an old camera from a Honiton charity shop has found and developed 13 photos from a reel of film which was tucked away in its back.

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team.

The organisation which promotes the Jurassic Coast in East Devon and Dorset has received a prestigious award.

Couple seriously hurt in the collision near Raymonds Hill, Axminster, come from Cornwall

Gallery:Littleham school children visit Tesco

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Pupils from Littleham Primary School had a tour of Exmouth Tesco with tema leader Stella Germon as part of their 'Farm to Fork' project. Ref exe 17-16AW 4895. Picture: Alex Walton

Littleham pupils enjoy farm to fork Tesco visit

A view of the Strand Gardens in Exmouth. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 5026-16-11SH

Dinosaurs are to return to the Jurassic Coast for the first time in 65 million years, after plans to install giant models in Exmouth were confirmed.

Honiton post office. Ref mhh 04-16TI 9748. Picture: Terry Ife

Public forum will be held first, followed by an open meeting.

Elizabeth Davis after her skydive in Dunkeswell.

The branch manager of Bradleys Estate Agents in Honiton has joined forced with two other colleagues to raise more than £1,500 for the academy.

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