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Visitors to this year’s popular Nunney International Horse Trials, which take place from June 19 to June 21, will be able to buy reduced priced tickets if they purchase them in advance via the website, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Darren Edwards has been runner up for the Devon and Cornwall jockeys’ championship twice in recent years but looks all set to lift that title for the first time this season, writes Granville Taylor.

Kite surfing competition in Exmouth on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Rerf exsp 5377-26-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Exmouth is going to be awash with some of the world’s top kit surfers heading to the Town to take part in an annual kitesurfing competition organised by Edge Watersports.

East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The stunning location of Bratton Down is the location for this weekends Point-to-Point horse racing, where the Exmoor hold their fixture this Sunday (May 31), writes Donna Harris.

The latest course at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The 2015 Open Weekend at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club provided a gliding experience to 70 visitors of all ages, writes Jill Harmer.

Cyle Sport Dynamos Cam Pelly in action at Hatherleigh

Cam Pelly of Exmouth’s cycle club Cycle Sport Dynamo pulled off a stunning win in the regional junior road race championship at Hatherleigh on Sunday, writes Andy Waite.

Phear Park enjoy victory over Paigton

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Phear Park bowler Sarah Westcott

Park won by nine shots with Liz Nelson, Lawrie Harries and John Anderson (skip) finishing 10 shots ahead.

Madeira bowler Brenda Marks bowls in the County Over 55's at the club on Saturday. Ref exsp 6946-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, but unsettled weather is not enough to keep the ladies of Madeira away from the greens, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Dean ‘The Cobra’ Tratt kept up his season-long unbeaten record when he defeated the much vaunted George Scutt of Sydenham ABC at the Yeovil ABC tournament held at Westlands Social Club, writes Neil Parsons.

Exmouth Harrier Chris Dupain

Running his fastest time since 2002, Exmouth Harrier’s Jamie Palmer recorded 16:32 at the Yeovilton 5k series last Wednesday, writes Cathy Newman.

Exmouth Harriers and Exmouth Belles who were in action at the recent Hppe 24 event in Plymouth

The recent HOPE 24 run at Newnham Park, Plymouth was an opportunity for the Exmouth Harriers and Exmouth Running Belles to demonstrate they are both clubs who achieve in competitive events.

Velo Vintage cycling

Since last years event the Velo Vintage experience has been taken to Exeter and Barnstaple, but organisers have always felt that Exmouth is the events spiritual home.

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Harry Tincknell scored a second consecutive European Le Mans Series rostrum finish when, together with Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque, he finished third at Imola, but the end result could have been so different.

Jonathan Langmead in action at Winscombe Park

Torbay Motor Club member Mike Lee took Fastest Time of the Day at the club’s Wiscombe Park hill climb on Saturday, reprising his 2014 win at the club’s opening speed event of the season.

The latest course at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The second course week of the season at North Hill airfield enjoyed a good mixture of soaring and circuit weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Velo Vintage cycling

Since last years event the Velo Vintage experience has been taken to Exeter and Barnstaple, but organisers have always felt that Exmouth is the events spiritual home.

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The first of three late season fixtures at Bratton Down proved quite an occasion for the British point-to-point world.

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The East Devon and District Short Mat Bowls League held the Annual League Cup at Cloakham Lawns, writes Caroline Pavey.

Otters missed a chance to go level on points with Uplowman when they went down to a defeat at the hands of Signs South West by 42-37, writes Graham Ingram.

Exe Estuary Kayak Rally

The fifth annual Oxfam Exe Kayak Rally, organised by Exe Sailing Club and sponsored by Graham Sykes Insurance, proved to be another big success, on and off the water, despite the weather doing its best to spoil things.

Jonty Wright with Jimmy Houghton (left) after the pair claimed gold in a Wiltshire Under-11 tournament.

St Joseph’s RC Primary School pupil and Visions Academy player Jonty Wright enjoyed a successful weekend, writes Steve Birley.

Junior showjumping at Bicton Arena.

Showjumping takes centre stage at Bicton Arena this Friday (May 15), when more than 500 competitors will be competing over three days in four different arenas with 350 horses stabled on site for the duration.

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Exmouth Sea Angling Association held their latest match at Jacobs Ladder, Sidmouth, writes Bob Pennells.

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Exmouth Sea Angling Association contested their away cup, writes Bob Pennells.

There was a mixed bag of results for Phear Park with more losses than wins last week, writes Lawrie Harries.

The Exmouth Belles at the Hope 24 event

Twelve Exmouth Running Belles joined many members of the Exmouth Harriers at the weekend to take part in HOPE 24 charity camping and running festival.

Like harbingers of summer, Saundersfoot Bowls Club, the season’s first Welsh visitors, headed south to Madeira last week, writes Mary Ann Dowrick.

Budleigh ladies have played two of their over 50’s triples league fixtures winning both, a good start to the new outdoor season, writes Joan Shaw.

Action from the bout between Lympstone's Louis Silk (32kg) and Nile Thomas of Barton Hill Bristol.

Lympstone boxing club’s final tournament of the season at Exmouth Pavilion when they entertained The Famous Finchley club from London was a resounding success with 14 well matched bouts watched by a capacity audience, writes Neil Parsons

Biddick goes for glory at Bratton Down

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Point-to-point action

The first of three Point-to-Points to be held at the stunning location of Bratton Down, Bratton Fleming, will be held this Sunday (May 17) by the Dulverton West club, writes Donna Harris.

The Axe Vale Hunt Point to Point races at Stafford Cross. Ref mhsp 4908-18-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Will Biddick edged closer to the British point to point jockeys’ record total of winners in a season with his second double of the weekend, this time at the Four Burrow point-to-point held at Trebudannon, writes Granville Taylor.

Mike Lee (OMS 2000M) rounding Sawbench hairpin on his way to Fastest Time of the Day at Torbay Motor Club’s 2014 Wiscombe event, Picture: Terry Thorne

Torbay Motor Club’s opening speed event in 2015, their annual hill climb at Wiscombe Park on Saturday, May 16 has again received a full capacity entry, the 130 cars and nearly 50 motor bikes matching 2014’s record field.

Newly-appointed Devon and Somerset Glding Club chief flying instructor Martin Woolner on board a glider with Stuart Procter from Dunkeswell.

The first round of the South West region of the Inter Club League at Upavon, saw mixed fortunes for Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members, writes Jill Harmer.

Harry Tincknell (GBR) Fortec Motorsport Dallara Mercedes

The 23-year-old, along with Simon Dolan (GB) and Mitch Evans (NZ) swept their JOTA Sport Gibson 015S-Nissan to a sensational one-lap victory in the 700-mile race staged in dry and mainly sunny weather conditions.

The Exmouth Harriers who raised such splendid funds from their participation in the 2015 London Marathon. (left to right); Jane McDonald, Sarah Jackman, Richard Hawes, Lisa Hatchard, Mike Keep, Dave Stone and Richard Pyle.

The London Marathon was graced by the presence of a number of Exmouth Harriers, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Crediton Running Network’s Crediton Crunch race of about six off-road miles took place last Sunday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Exmouth Harriers runners Susan Hill, Dave Stone, Lisa Hatchard, Adam Miller, Jane Macdonald and Sarah Jackman after this year’s London Marathon.

Exmouth Harrier Lisa Hatchard is amidst an extra ordinary spell of running, writes Stephen Birley.

Exmouth Harrier’s ‘Tough of the Trail’, Lisa Hatchard followed up her London Marathon race of six days earlier by lining up for the Pony Express Ultra Marathon over 60 miles covered in two stages last weekend, writes Dave Eveleigh.

East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

A good crowd were treated to some exciting finishes at the Stevenstone Point-to-Point meetingat Vauterhill on Bank Holiday Monday where the heavy rain stayed away until after the last race, writes Donna Harris.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members (left to right); Peter Bennett, James Hood, Dick Dixon, Liam Vile, Matthew Williamson

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members have been awarded Philip Wills Memorial Fund (PWMF) Scholarships, writes Jill Harmer.

Riders who enjoyed the Exe Equestrian Club's latest meeting

A spring pleasure ride, kindly sponsored by long term sponsors Leonard Coombe Saddlers, took place on Sunday, April 25.

Dunkeswell Bowling Club were able to get some play on their Open Day before the weather struck.

The Axe Vale Hunt Point to Point races at Stafford Cross. Ref mhsp 4908-18-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The morning rain passed through by mid-day but it remained overcast with drizzle at Flete Park for the latest point-to-point, writes Granville Taylor

Phear Park bowler Roland Heale is pictured bowling in the club competition on Sunday. Ref exsp 3949-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Phear Park’s season got off to a slightly stuttering start, writes Laurie Harries.

Bicton Arena

Devon’s first international horse trials drew plaudits from spectators and competitors alike following three days of intense competition which took place at Bicton Arena.

Many Exmouth running Belles swapped their trainers for laptops and smart phones this weekend as they tracked for Belles who were running the London Marathon, writes Claire Medlock.

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Will Biddick is marching on towards his half century for the season in his quest for a fourth consecutive National jockeys’ title, and put three more winners in the bag at the Axe Vale meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

Exmouth Harriers runners Susan Hill, Dave Stone, Lisa Hatchard, Adam Miller, Jane Macdonald and Sarah Jackman after this year’s London Marathon.

There were eight Exmouth Harriers on the start line of the London Marathon, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Boxing

Lympstone ABCs Middleweight Dean Tratt boxed for Devon against the Royal Marines at HMS Drake Plymouth on Saturday and kept his season’s unbeaten record when he won a points decision against Marine Max Nutini, writes Neil Parsons.

Budleigh Salterton bowlers at the start of a new season

A new Budleigh outdoor season began with 36 bowlers taking past in a triples drive.

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