Top 50 readers’ pictures from East Devon

PUBLISHED: 12:00 30 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:29 01 January 2018

A year in pictures from around East Devon by our readers.

A year in pictures from around East Devon by our readers.

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Sit back and enjoy our gallery of super photos from our readers.

This was the moon phase on Sunday, December 3. Picture: Luke Eveleigh This was the moon phase on Sunday, December 3. Picture: Luke Eveleigh

As 2017 comes to a close, we thought we’d take a look back through the photos that our readers have taken over the year from across East Devon.

We’ve created this gallery for you to enjoy of our favourite 50 pictures, which have been shared with us via our photography website - iwitness24.

Join in: If you would like to get involved then why not join our community of local photographers at www.iwitness24.co.uk.

More: Each week we put together a gallery of readers’ photo for you to enjoy. Catch the latest East Devon news from iwitness24.

Reflections during sunset in Exmouth. Picture: Pete Johns Reflections during sunset in Exmouth. Picture: Pete Johns

The famous row of Scots pines in Budleigh. Picture: Barbara Mellor The famous row of Scots pines in Budleigh. Picture: Barbara Mellor

Wonderful moon rise. Picture: Jean Holden Wonderful moon rise. Picture: Jean Holden

Taken at a secret location somewhere in Devon. Picture: Richard White Taken at a secret location somewhere in Devon. Picture: Richard White

Lovely sunny day at Exmouth Marína. Picture: Lucka Bongyová Lovely sunny day at Exmouth Marína. Picture: Lucka Bongyová

Orange skies over the  lookout tower. Picture: Alan mills Orange skies over the lookout tower. Picture: Alan mills

Beaver on the River Otter. Picture: Debbie Mitchell Beaver on the River Otter. Picture: Debbie Mitchell

View to Ladram. Picture: Rob Hills View to Ladram. Picture: Rob Hills

Pride of Exmouth. Picture: Lycia Moore Pride of Exmouth. Picture: Lycia Moore

Taken at sunset looking towards Dawlish Warren. Picture: Richard White Taken at sunset looking towards Dawlish Warren. Picture: Richard White

From Jurassic dinosaurs to the modern big wheel. Picture: Tina Burke From Jurassic dinosaurs to the modern big wheel. Picture: Tina Burke

Dragonfly spotting. Picture: Jason Sedgemore Dragonfly spotting. Picture: Jason Sedgemore

Seen at The Maer in Exmouth. Picture: Justine Payton Seen at The Maer in Exmouth. Picture: Justine Payton

When the boat comes in. Picture: Steve Nosworthy When the boat comes in. Picture: Steve Nosworthy

Holy Trinity Sunset. Picture: Richard Craig Holy Trinity Sunset. Picture: Richard Craig

Bee coming in to land. Picture: Marcus Lang Bee coming in to land. Picture: Marcus Lang

Last light at Topsham. Picture: Chris Hopkins Last light at Topsham. Picture: Chris Hopkins

Wild horses on the common. Picture: Charlotte Wellington Wild horses on the common. Picture: Charlotte Wellington

Thistle visitors. Picture: Alison Sansom Thistle visitors. Picture: Alison Sansom

Beautiful morning on Exmouth beach. Picture: GARY MAY Beautiful morning on Exmouth beach. Picture: GARY MAY

Enjoying a game on Exmouth beach. Picture: Richard White Enjoying a game on Exmouth beach. Picture: Richard White

Colourful Manor Gardens. Picture: Nathan Richmond Colourful Manor Gardens. Picture: Nathan Richmond

Fun at the beach. Picture: Richard White Fun at the beach. Picture: Richard White

A freak swell at Orcombe Point. Picture: Lewis Jefferies A freak swell at Orcombe Point. Picture: Lewis Jefferies

Cormorant on the River Otter. Picture: Lewis Jefferies Cormorant on the River Otter. Picture: Lewis Jefferies

Misty Woodbury morning. Picture: Richard White Misty Woodbury morning. Picture: Richard White

Eurasian Blue Tit at Bowling Green Marsh. Picture: Lewis Jefferies Eurasian Blue Tit at Bowling Green Marsh. Picture: Lewis Jefferies

Grey Heron with Newt at Bowling Green Marsh. Picture: Lewis Jefferies Grey Heron with Newt at Bowling Green Marsh. Picture: Lewis Jefferies

Woodbury Castle in morning mist. Picture: Richard White Woodbury Castle in morning mist. Picture: Richard White

Our little brook that runs through our town of Cranbrook. Picture: James Cook Our little brook that runs through our town of Cranbrook. Picture: James Cook

Taken near the train station in Cranbrook. As the sun set this spiders web was alive. Picture: James Mardon Taken near the train station in Cranbrook. As the sun set this spiders web was alive. Picture: James Mardon

A short bike ride took me to a spot just East of Cranbrook Educational campus where there was a temporary pond in a field. A cracking May Day sunset made it a great little find. Picture: Andy Pegman A short bike ride took me to a spot just East of Cranbrook Educational campus where there was a temporary pond in a field. A cracking May Day sunset made it a great little find. Picture: Andy Pegman

Sunset by TNT near Cranbrook Picture: Christopher Poole Sunset by TNT near Cranbrook Picture: Christopher Poole

Beer, early evening in July. Picture: Lycia Moore Beer, early evening in July. Picture: Lycia Moore

A winter afternoon just before sunset on Branscombe east cliff looking towards Branscombe Mouth. Picture: Paul Newman A winter afternoon just before sunset on Branscombe east cliff looking towards Branscombe Mouth. Picture: Paul Newman

A lovely sunrise at Beer beach in April. Picture: Paul Newman A lovely sunrise at Beer beach in April. Picture: Paul Newman

Looking across Honiton to St Cyres and Dumpton from Roundball Hill. Picture: Steve Mallon Looking across Honiton to St Cyres and Dumpton from Roundball Hill. Picture: Steve Mallon

After supporting my son's racing at Dunkeswell Kart Racing Club near Honiton until went to University I decided at the age of 51 to dust off my race suit and get back on track! I had to qualify for my race licence and complete 6 races as a novice before achieving full race status. Haven't had so much fun in a long time! Picture: Jim Bee After supporting my son's racing at Dunkeswell Kart Racing Club near Honiton until went to University I decided at the age of 51 to dust off my race suit and get back on track! I had to qualify for my race licence and complete 6 races as a novice before achieving full race status. Haven't had so much fun in a long time! Picture: Jim Bee

I was on my way to Honiton from Sidmouth and pulled in to take these images, which at the time looked like a blue carpet. Picture: Deborah Robertson I was on my way to Honiton from Sidmouth and pulled in to take these images, which at the time looked like a blue carpet. Picture: Deborah Robertson

Beautiful sunset
 over Honiton. Picture: Jay Thurley Beautiful sunset over Honiton. Picture: Jay Thurley

This view is on the way back from Gittisham to Honiton, an exercise walk after a hip replacement. Picture: David Smyth This view is on the way back from Gittisham to Honiton, an exercise walk after a hip replacement. Picture: David Smyth

Exposed sand and colourful sky first thing on a summers morning at Sidmouth. Picture: Paul Newman Exposed sand and colourful sky first thing on a summers morning at Sidmouth. Picture: Paul Newman

Out and about in East Devon! Daffs out in Sidmouth. Picture: Tyne Hill Out and about in East Devon! Daffs out in Sidmouth. Picture: Tyne Hill

Taken on 16 February 2016 with daffodils in full bloom on Peak Hill overlooking Sidmouth. Picture: Rita Hull Taken on 16 February 2016 with daffodils in full bloom on Peak Hill overlooking Sidmouth. Picture: Rita Hull

A completely un-planned photo taken on the morning after the St Judes day storm 2013. Picture: Chris Bass A completely un-planned photo taken on the morning after the St Judes day storm 2013. Picture: Chris Bass

I had a lovely walk with my camera around Core Hill on Saturday. With views of Ottery St Mary from the top of White Cross and back over to Fire Beacon to view the Exe Estuary and catch a pony on the way home. What a great way to spend the afternoon. Picture: Rob Hills I had a lovely walk with my camera around Core Hill on Saturday. With views of Ottery St Mary from the top of White Cross and back over to Fire Beacon to view the Exe Estuary and catch a pony on the way home. What a great way to spend the afternoon. Picture: Rob Hills

Golden view of Jacob's Ladder. Picture: Robert  Chidgey Golden view of Jacob's Ladder. Picture: Robert Chidgey

A lovely view looking back toward Sidmouth on the Southwest coastpath recently. Picture: Rob Hills A lovely view looking back toward Sidmouth on the Southwest coastpath recently. Picture: Rob Hills

Crowds line Sidmouth seafront to watch the Red Arrows display on a perfect summers evening. Picture: Simon Barnett Crowds line Sidmouth seafront to watch the Red Arrows display on a perfect summers evening. Picture: Simon Barnett

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Exmouth’s Urban Earth, in Pankhurt Close, Littleham, last week attended the Bradstone Assured Awards 2018, held in Manchester, and won the overall title of installer of the year, plus the award for best patio transformation using traditional products and also the best patio transformation using 2017 products.

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Yesterday, 06:55

Plans to turn Budleigh Salterton’s disused sorting office into a pub have been turned down.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Head nurse and practice manager at East Devon’s Raddenstiles Veterinary Surgery is taking on a 15,000 foot skydive, in which she will freefall for around two miles, to help abandoned and unwanted dogs find their new forever homes.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

A trio of fundraising events have been announced for this year in the build-up to 2019’s Budleigh Salterton Food and Drink Festival.

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Don’t miss this week’s gallery of readers’ photos.

Join in at iwitness24.co.uk and send us your East Devon pictures.

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Curator Neville Evans explained that many botanical gardens were closing and giving away their collections due to funding issues – despite their conservational value. He added that Bicton’s 300 year-old landscape was ‘pretty special’, with ‘plants here that you will never see anywhere else’.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Guest of honour Conrad Humphreys said: “I very much enjoyed the Exeter College awards evening and celebrating the success of the students.

“As a former student and rugby player at the college - I have very fond memories of my time there before heading off to sail around the world in the 1993/4 Whitbread.”

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Our Devon quiz is back for another round!

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Exmouth Town Council will be temporarily closed from January 29-30 while office equipment and phones are moved to its new home.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Artist Anna Fitzgerald, of Seadog Gallery, in Gussiford Lane, Exmouth, is calling for a bra army of support; she needs 4,000 over-shoulder-boulder-holder donations for the display, which will celebrate the suffragette movement and women winning the right to vote.

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