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It’s time to polish your antlers for East Devon’s famous Reindeer Run which will take place on Saturday, December 5, in Otterton.

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Eight Exmouth Harriers were at the City Runs organised 3k track races at a rather chilly Exeter Arena on Tuesday evening, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exe Ladies were 2-1 winners when they visited Lydney for their latest league outing.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref shsp 1336-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe fifth team went down 4-1 when they came up against Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) thirds.

Cranford Visions player Jonty Wright travelled to Warwickshire playing in a Badminton England Under-11 tournament at the weekend.

Madeira action (left to right); Tim Bevan, Millie Powell, Janet Allen, Bill Rainton and Penny Preece.

It was the turn of Catherine King and Jan Roberts to provide Madeira excitement at the national ladies’ pair’ championship, writes Jude Latta.

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There was another busy week of action in the East Devon Short Mat Bowls League last week, writes Caroline Pavey.

Madeira ladies flying the flag

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Joy Penberthy in action for Madeira

Madeira Ladies have been doing the club proud again, this past week, writes Jude Latta.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1372-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe ladies’ vets were 3-2 winners when they travelled to Taunton for a National Cup second round tie.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1339-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe II shared four goals with Torbay in their latest outing.

Exe ladies were 2-0 winners when they met Bath Bucaneers in their latest league engagement.

Nineteen Exmouth Harriers turned out for this year’s Castle Drogo 10 mile race.

After a few weeks rest the Exmouth and district league started again with some eagerly awaited fixtures, writes Sally Byrne.


A number of our Madeira ladies were to be seen enjoying lunch at the Langstone Cliff Hotel last week, writes Jude Latta.


Budleigh lady bowlers enjoyed success last week with wins in both the matches that they played.

Sidbury still top in the afternoon

Thursday, November 12, 2015
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There was no change in the Evening Division One table after the results of the past week, writes Caroline Pavey.

Bray brace for Exe at Bath Bucaneers

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1372-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe were 4-0 winners when they travelled to Bath Bucaneers 2nd XI for their latest match, writes Fi Moran.

Pearson nets in Exe V success

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Exe fifth team secured a splendid single goal success when they travelled to Dart III.

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A mild, but windy Newquay was the location for Exmouth Harriers’ second Westward Cross Country League fixture of the winter, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The penultimate Saturday of October saw three Exmouth Harriers travel to North Wales for the 33rd running of the Snowdonia Marathon, writes Anthony Hatchard.

Hugh Marsden in action in the Falklands Islands

Hugh Marsden had an outstanding run to finish a close third in the inaugural Falklands Island Man versus Horse race, writes Cathy Newman.

Sidmouth Running Club member John Perratt pictured at the Sid Vale Athletics meeting back in 2014. Ref shs 2692-21-14SH Picture by Simon Horn

Local runner John Perratt who passed away two weeks ago was more recently seen in the vest of home-town club Sidmouth, but prior to that was a member of Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Kye Silver of Colyton School who has been selected to play for England in the Sainsbury's Games

Colyton Grammar School student, Kye Silver, has recently succeeded in gaining a place in the Under-17s hockey team representing England at the Sainsbury’s School Games, writes Safi Lewis.


Exmouth Visions badminton players Jonty and Morgan Wright travelled to Redruth to compete in the Badminton England Kerrier Under-13 and Under-17 tournaments.

Jake Purdy wins

Honiton FSC Muay Thai ace Jake Purdy is now the number one ranked Muay Thai fighter in the country after success in front of 5,000 fans at the Macron Stadium, Bolton.

Madeira bowls

It was Madeira versus Madeira in the first round of the Ladies National Triples competition and as you would expect it was a close fought match, writes Jude Latta.


The East Devon Short Mat Bowls League has seen a number of weeks completed in the early part of the season.

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A new season of Woodbury and District Skittles Association is up and running.

Sidmouth Running Club foundind member John Perratt who has sadly passed away

The Templer Ten, along the Templer Way at Newton Abbott, is one of the most popular local races, largely because it’s flat, writes Colin Flood.

Hadera runs to victory in Templer Ten

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Exmouth Harrier Berihu Hadera stormed to victory in Sunday’s Templer Ten (10 mile) off-road race, organised by Teignbridge Trotters at Stover School near Bovey and completed by almost 250 runners, writes Dave Eveleigh.

The three unbeaten teams in division one all retained their 100 per cent records in the latest round of Honiton Netball Winter League matches and Otters made it a win each for the top four sides in Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Madeira pair make National Pairs progress

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The latest Madeira week got off to a superb start, writes Jude Latta.

Exmouth Harriers Super-Vets were out at the week-end, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1353-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe served up a high-energy performance to defeat a well-organised Cheltenham side 4-1, writes Fi Moran.

Exe seconds were good value for a 3-1 South Division success over Tavistock.

The Exe Equestrian junior award winners

The 2015 AGM of The Exe Equestrian Club took place at Lympstone Village Hall.

Exeter’s Great West Run, which took place in and around the City last Sunday, is a typical half marathon event with its origins in an 80s running boom marathon. Marathons were everywhere, at one point even in the Scilly Isles!, writes Cathy Newman,

Exmouth Belles impress at Great West Run

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Three Exmouth Running Belles were part of the 3000 strong field at the Great West Run, writes Clare Medlock.

There was a full schedule of matches in the Honiton Netball League last week, writes Graham Ingram.

Exe 2nd XI suffer first defeat of season

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref shsp 1336-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe second team suffered their first loss of the season against a well drilled and fierce Plymouth Marjons, writes Fi Moran.

Exe 1sts XI edged out at Isca II

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Ladies 4th team played Honiton ladies at the weekend. Ref mhsp 1372-42-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Exe first eleven were edged out by Isca II in a close encounter in Exeter.

Exe fourth team climbed to the top of the Petroc Two table with an emphatic 4-1 win over rivals Honiton Hornets.

The Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club boys Under-14 team that did well in a tournament at Exeter School. Front row: Alfie Crick, Treeve Harris, Ben Harrison, Eddie Rudolph, Jack Cload. Back row: Josh Miller, Harvey Bennett, Max Ward, Freddie Crouch

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) took part in an Under-14 boy’s hockey competition at Exeter School.

Some of the best boxing ever seen at the Exmouth Pavilion was enjoyed by the near-capacity audience who were entertained by 14 very competitive bouts, 12 of which were decided by split decisions, writes Neil Parsons.


Madeira A Ladies scored a resounding win over Mid Devon B in their recent Mason’s Trophy match, writes Jude Latta.

Great conditions for gliders

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Chris Mew and Ray Dodd at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

Ray Dodd from Sidmouth and Chris Mew from Bampton have both converted to flying K13 glider at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.


Exmouth Visions’ 10-year-old Jonty Wright attended two recent Badminton England tournaments.

2015 World Endurance Championship.

Round 2. 

Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. 

30th April - 2nd May 2015. 

Photo: Drew Gibson.

Britain’s Harry Tincknell has missed out on claiming the prestigious European Le Mans Series title for a second consecutive year. Tincknell, who celebrates his 24th birthday on October 29, was denied the coveted Drivers’ ‘crown’ along with JOTA Sport team-mates Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque after the trio finished fourth in the fifth and final race of the season in Portugal.

Replay proved too strong for an Exmouth Cougars side full of confidence after their previous outing victory.

Exmouth Cougars were winners when they met Exejets.

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