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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.

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

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

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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 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.

Netball

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.

The Westward Cross Country League concluded its 2014-15 season at Redruth last Sunday, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Lympstone boxer Jack Silk

Lympstone boxer Jack Silk successfully defended his Southern Division Junior title at Torrington against old foe Tyrone Richards of Camborne ABC, writes Neil Parsons.

Grizzly run 2015. Ref mhsp 3950-10-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Axe Valley Runners Grizzly multi-terrain race is the seminal post-modern cross country race, often imitated, but never bettered and still incredibly popular after nearly 30 years, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Roller derby action

South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.

Gliding

With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.

Honiton ladies make club history

Monday, March 2, 2015
Honiton ladies in Yetton Plate action. Ann Brown, Ann Hillyear and Carol Smith watching the last wood of their 18-16 win.

Honiton ladies have bowled their way into the final of the Yetton Plate national championship, writes Julie Grant.

Mark Courtney congratulates James Flory on his glider solo at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

James Flory from Culmstock, who joined Devon and Somerset Gliding Club in the autumn, has soloed his first glider at North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.

The race at the top of division one of the Honiton Netball League got a whole lot closer with Otters defeat at the hands of Uplowman reducing their lead to just three points, with Flamingos three points behind with a superior goal difference, writes Graham Ingram.

Andy Thompson and Mike Nice who contested the Sidbury Short Mat Bowls Club men's final

Sidbury Short Mat Bowls club held their annual singles competition last week.

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There was more success for Madeira ladies last week with success in the section final of the County pairs competition.

Exmouth Community school pupil Ben Lane was a gold medal double winner at the Under-19 nationals held at Milton Keynes.

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