Morris dancing is one of the most English of pastimes, so it’s only fitting that people attending a St George’s Day festival should have a chance to see it in its full glory.
A hard-working employee and the second of four family generations to work in Fields’ department store has celebrated 20 years’ service.
Caretakers have vowed to ‘outfox a fox’ after Sidmouth College’s flock of chickens and ducks was decimated by a wily predator this week.
With the recent warmer weather set to continue, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to take precautions to reduce the risk of wildfires.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Sidford which left a 65-year-old pedestrian with life-threatening injuries.
District bosses are warning residents about a council tax refund scam.
David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.
Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery explains what prompted him to sell the family home to start up a charity that would become a vital lifeline throughout Devon
Devon Freewheelers operates ‘hand-to-mouth’, with founder Daniel Lavery checking the daily bank balance through his fingers. Find out how you can help the lifeline charity.
Devon Freewheeler’s founder Daniel Lavery sold the family home to start up the lifeline charity as a way of thanking the ‘hidden hero’ who saved his wife’s life.
As a charity, the Devon Freewheelers runs ‘hand-to-mouth’ on a daily basis.
Dad-of-six Daniel, now 44, said: “Shelley was in distress and they needed to carry out an emergency caesarean. They took her to theatre. I was at her head.
Here’s how your money can help Freewheelers
Devon Freewheelers’ founder Daniel Lavery’s life changed forever in 2005 when his wife, Shelley, then 34, collapsed while pregnant with their youngest child.
Oakdown Touring and Holiday Park is the reigning campsite of the year after beating more than 900 other entrants from across England, Scotland and Wales.
Labour will accuse David Cameron of “ducking” the chance to explain how he would fund generous Tory manifesto pledges as his rivals prepare to square up for another televised debate.
Civic leaders are keeping all options open ahead of a decision on the future of Ottery Hospital – including challenging any decision to close the beds in the courts.
Towns and villages promote themselves well - but they need to pull together to sell East Devon as a destination.
Ukip’s manifesto offers “serious, fully-costed policies” for people who “believe in Britain”, Nigel Farage said as he prepared to launch the party’s detailed programme.
A book charting Sidmouth’s maritime history through the eyes of one of the town’s best-known families goes on sale next month - with all of the profits going to charity.
Health officials are taking action against the owners of a Tipton St John nursing home after it emerged inadequate care put residents at risk.
A ‘penniless’ charity trekker put his head down at a Sidmouth campsite before he continued on his way to a world record attempt – all the way to Kilimanjaro.
Settlements across East Devon, including Sidmouth and Ottery St Mary, could see less affordable housing in future developments, under new rules announced this week.
The expansion of East Devon’s ‘growth point’ threatens the ability of the villages to determine their own future.
Two men charged in relation to alleged Howarth Close, Sidmouth, incident
One of the main routes into the Sid Valley is to benefit from a ‘greatly needed’ £500,000 repair project, it has been announced.
A ‘pivotal’ member of a Sidmouth club has been honoured for his contribution to running in the town.
A mother and daughter duo are saying au revoir to Sidmouth to take on the Paris marathon to raise money for two cancer charities.
An apology has been issued after a ‘misunderstanding with staff rotas’ over the Easter bank holiday left Sidmouth seafront blighted with litter.
Friends and neighbours joined family in Sidmouth this week in tribute to Valerie French, the much loved matriarchal head of a family of 27 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
A long-time supporter of a Sidmouth cancer charity, who lost her husband to the illness, has single-handedly saved the Beat the Bus race.
Campaigners will this weekend stage a protest against national planning rules – which they say are responsible for the inappropriate development of more than 2,600 homes in East Devon’s countryside.
A list of candidates for May’s local elections have been published, with three wards on Sidmouth Town Council and one on Ottery Town Council being contested.
The candidates for May’s district council elections have been announced, with a total of 27 hopefuls contesting 12 seats across Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary and Newton Poppleford.
The list of candidates standing for election to Parliament for East Devon in next month’s General Election has been confirmed.
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