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Six youngsters from the school reached the finals of the UK BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge

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Village Pre-school children try on police uniforms and get to see a fire engine

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Catch our round-up of photos sent in by our readers.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Shane Milton, aged 23, who was living in Exmouth at the time he offended, started sending sexual messages to the 13-year-old schoolgirl within minutes of her accepting his Facebook friend request and carried on despite her telling him her age on six different occasions. Milton has been sent on a sex offenders’ treatment course.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Exmouth Ladies Probus Club held an anniversary lunch to mark the club’s 25th birthday. The club was founded in 1993 by the wives of the Men’s Probus Club, who felt ‘left out’ by the male organisation.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Dr Ian Logan, aged 71, from Brixington, Exmouth, will this month travel to China to The Institute of Zoology - one the world’s most prestigious scientific research centres – to receive an award because Ian’s research of the Zika virus has been officially adopted by The World Health Organisation,

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Exmouth man Jason talks about his passion for photography.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Grammar School team wins a place in the national finals fo the VEX Robotics competition

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Youngsters spend an evening of bird watching and crafts with East Devon Council’s education ranger

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Friday, February 9, 2018

British Army’s official parachute display team already confirmed as part of this year’s Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week programme

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East Devon sport


A new drag racing season got underway for Otterton drag racing youngster Baxter Williams when he travelled to Cornwall on the second weekend of February.


Honiton 2nds were boosted by the presence of a number of Withycombe 2nd XV players who helped the Lacemen make up numbers to take on a Torquay 2nd XV, writes James Foote.


Brixington Blues Under-12s ran out 2-1 winners in an entertaining game at the Bettysmead home of Exeter Panthers.


Budleigh Salterton Reserves were beaten 2-0 when they hosted Otterton in a Macron League Division Three game, writes SpursTom.


There have been two qualifying competitions played at East Devon over the past week, writes Paul Willoughby.


Devon’s Grand National takes place on Friday (February 23) when a prize fund of £25,000 will attract some of Britain’s best loved chasers alongside a supporting card tailor-made for racing’s rising stars, writes Lucy Johnson.


Feniton suffered a heavy 6-0 defeat when they entertained all-conquering Macron League Premier Division Elmore at Acland Park.


Two of Honiton’s singles players are progressing well in their respective county competitions, writes Julie Grant.


The only event to take place last week was the new Honiton Golf Club Captains’ Drive-in, for which, fortunately, the weather relented, writes Ann Desmoulin.


A group of Exmouth kitesurfers are in action this week in Morocco, competing for places in the GB team for the next youth Olympics.

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