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After the long winter wait the opening drive of a new Madeira Bowls Club season was played out on a lovely sunny day, writes Matt Marriott.

Budleigh Salterton members out in force for the start of a new outdoor season

The Budleigh Salterton Bowls Club outdoor season is underway.

A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

The first of a new season of City Runs Exeter 5k Series saw a number of Exmouth Harriers runners taking part, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Phear Park Bowling Club's new president John Anderson is pictured with club members before his opening drive on Sunday. Ref exsp 3921-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Phear Park Bowling Club’s season opened on Sunday with the traditional President’s day when President John Anderson delivered the first wood of the season, writes Lawrie Harries.

Exmouth Harriers Mike Musgrove (centre) and Pete Fletcher (right) with local resident Paul Dowling, at the Manchester Marathon.

Fancying a change from London Exmouth Harriers Mike Musgrove and Pete Fletcher went north to try the Manchester Marathon, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Laura Jones and Rebecca Fagg who ran well at the Plymouth Half Marathon

Almost 4,000 runners completed the 2015 Plymouth Half Marathon, writes Dave Eveleigh.

East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1197-10-11SH

Ladies’ Night at Exeter Racecourse on Tuesday, May 5 is when the glitz and glamour of racing descend on Haldon Hill, writes Lucy Johnson.

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A strong wind kept the marquees flapping and the temperatures down at Flete Park, but the capacity crowd warmed to some exciting racing and close finishes at the Dartmoor Point-to-Point, writes Granville Taylor.

The first course of the season at Devon and Somerset Gliding Cluib.s

A week of blue skies was the order of the day for the first course week of 2015 at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, writes Jill Harmer.

Racing from Winscombe Park

A new season with new hopes and expectations gets underway at Wiscombe Park this weekend (April 25/25) with the Woolbridge Motor Club organising a two-day meeting which boasts an entry which promises a number of close battles throughout the classes and of course for the coveted award that goes to the fastest time of the day, writes Geoff Pickett.

The Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club members who took part in the first trip of the new   season

Eight members of the Exmouth Deep Sea Fishing Club enjoyed a day-and-a-half long fishing expedition off the spectacular coastline featured in Poldark, writes Peter Cloke.

Harry Tincknell

Sidmouth speedster Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on May 2.

Exmouth Harriers in Mid Devon action

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Five Exmouth Harriers were at one of the oldest road races in the area, the Bampton to Tiverton event, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers run well at Taunton

Thursday, April 16, 2015

There were six Exmouth Harriers involved at the Taunton Half Marathon, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Richardson nets Heaviest Bag success

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Exmouth Sea Angling Association held their annual Heaviest Bag competition, writes Bob Pennels.

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Phear Park Bowling Club swing into action this weekend with two events.

Madeira’s indoor season ends on a high

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Madeira ladies indoor champion Sue Harriott with club chairman Colin Shaw.

There’s been plenty of recent action at Madeira as the indoor season reached its climax, writes Catherine King.

Jewnny Bolsom in action at Portland

Exmouth athlete Jenny Bolsom was in action for the first time in the colours of the Bike Motion Racing team when she competed in the Osprey Sprint Triathlon at Portland, Dorset.

Exmouth Running Belle Louise Hempstead ran her first marathon in Brighton, writes Cally Rowland.

Members of the Budleigh Falcons league winning squad  with their winners shield.

The Budleigh Bowls Club Men’s Indoor League sponsored by Gilbert Stephens Solicitors came to an end with a presentation evening held last Thursday at the Budleigh clubhouse, writes Paul Griffin.

Cranford too good again

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Cranford defeated Rockettes 27-18 as the teams met for the second week running .

Harriers get ready to take on marathons

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Exmouth Harriers are currently training hard for a series of Spring marathons, writes Mike Musgrove.

Wins for Shaw and Smith at Exeter show

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lympstone boxers were in good form on Saturday at the Exeter ABC show at the Corn Exchange before a capacity crowd.

Cranbrook resident Andrew Green who writes the lawn care tips for the Cranbrook Herald swapped his gardening gloves for his running shoes on Sunday as he took part in the gruelling Exe to Axe run. Andrew is pictured on Sidmouth seafront being spurred on by his family.  Ref mhc 2196-14-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The 20-ish mile Exe to Axe race was run on Sunday and conditions under foot were a little greasy in places due to the overnight rain but the going was still good.

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Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

Kilworthy to stage latest point-to-point

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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The stunning venue of Kilworthy, overlooking Brentor near Tavistock, is the location for this weekends point-to-point meeting to be held in the Devon and Cornwall area, on Sunday (March 22), writes Donna Harris.

At the Exeter and KiIlerton 5km Parkruns recently, Exmouth Harrier Simon Minting has had encouraging results three weeks in a row, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association held their February Species Hunt competition, writes Bob Pennells.

The Exmouth Sea Angling Association staged their Start of Year event, writes Bob Pennells.

The Madeira triple team with the Manor Hotel Cup; Mike Gorman, Jim Bradford (holding the trophy) and Mick Powell.

Madeira staged the Manor Hotel (Exmouth) men’s triples competition and the play was of a very high standard.

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As a new outdoor bowls season dawns Dunkeswell Bowling Club is in search of new members, writes Stephen Birley.

It is with great sadness that league has heard of the passing of Keith Miles who was a stalwart member of Seaton Cliff and Devon Umpires, writes Caroline Pavey.

Sidford Badminton Club

Sidford Social Hall plays host to a badminton club that is seeing numbers drop and is now in need of some fresh new faces.

Sidmouth’s new cycle team launched

Friday, March 13, 2015
Charterbank Potburys RT Cycle team with Michael Lee of Potburys

Sidmouth has a new cycle team and the launch of the Charterbank Potburys RT cycle race team was held at The Marine last weekend, writes Chris Eccles.

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This week in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League Evening Division One Awliscombe extended their lead with a home win and an away draw, writes Caroline Pavey.

Exe II took a big step towards South Division safety by securing a 4-0 win over Plym Valley, their first home success of season.

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Madeira ladies bank five Foxlands points from Torquay meeting

Exe claimed the Premier One points on their visit to Clifton II courtesy of a 2-1 success, writes Fiona Moran.

If there was a 21st Century version of ‘The Tough of the Track’, the character might well be female, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers’ Tom Merson and Tony Hatchard were representing Devon in the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships in Birmingham on Saturday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

It was off to North Devon and the Bideford Half-Marathon last Sunday (March 8) for eight Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Belles out in force

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Nine members of the Exmouth Running Belles were in action last weekend, writes Clare Medlock.

Marion and Robert Hayman with Nick Keast who was behind the splendid Four Trigs race this year which raised such a fine amount for the charity CRY

The annual Four Trigs run held this year in early February raised over £1,100 the charity CRY.

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Beer emerged victorious in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls Jurassic Triples competition held at Cloakham Lawns.

Wellington School enjoy a Saturday morning at Devon & Somerset Gliding Club

For the second year running, a group of students at Wellington School are taking gliding as their Saturday morning activity accompanied by Assistant Housemaster Chris Jones, writes Jill Harmer.


What a week in the top flight of the Honiton Netball League with defeats for Otters and Flamingos coupled with wins for Hi Q and Uplowman that give the Division One table a completely new look writes Graham Ingram.

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The English Pétanque Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles National Championship’s return to Exeter this year for the first time in a decade.

Sidmouth ladies 2nds played Dart at the weekend. Ref shsp 6566-06-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams had a near perfect match day last weekend.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club Under-10 girls' at the Exeter School tournament.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) girl’s Under-10 team were in action again last week, taking part in a friendly tournament at Exeter School.

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