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Yesterday, 09:35
The annual Race for Life challenge at Westpoint

The organisers of a Race for Life event held in Exeter at the weekend have hailed the annual challenge a success.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Hospiscare Jolly Jaunt promotion in partnership with the Deer Park Hotel. Ref mhh 25-16AW 1083. Picture: Alex Walton

Walkers who are keen to take part in Hospiscare’s autumn fundraiser still have time to take advantage of the early-bird entry fees.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016
Children in years five and six at St Andrew's primary school in Chardstock have written a letter to County Hall caling for school warning signs to be installed near their school. Ref mha 29-16SH 2364. Picture: Simon Horn.

Children at St Andrew’s Primary School in Chardstock say they do not feel safe walking to school due to a lack of road safety signs near the site.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
a flashback to FolkWeek in 1972. Ref shs Folk week 1972-23. Picture: Archant archives

A lookback at FolkWeek from early ‘70s

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
Staff and residents at Barley Close.
Photo by Tony Charnock, 07770 484888

Staff at a care home near Axminster have been praised for developing ‘kind and compassionate relationships’ with residents in an ‘outstanding’ report from the health regulator.

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Friday, July 22, 2016
Jo Earlam, Pauline Beare and Peg Wiseman are behind the inaugral Women Can marathon

Race through Otter and Sid Valleys to raise awareness and inspire

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
A draft version of the map to be submitted to the Government as part of the Heart of the South West devolution proposition. Picture: Submitted

Councillors call for public consultation and more concrete facts

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Investigations are underway to find out how a hole underneath a busy Exmouth road was formed.

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Gallery: Kings of sport

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Kings school sports day. Ref sho 29-16TI 4533. Picture: Terry Ife

Students take to the track and field for sports day

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
The Princess Royal watches a demonstration in Honiton.

Honiton received a royal visit last week when the Princess Royal officially opened the town’s recently built joint cadet centre.

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East Devon sport

Yesterday, 19:55
Exmouth-based N1 Tri Club member Helen Jones in action at the Outlaw Triathlon, Nottingham where she was third female.

It was a weekend to remember for N1 tri club’s husband and wife team, Aled and Helen Jones, as they took on the full iron distance at the Outlaw Triathlon, writes Ellie Dominey.

Yesterday, 12:26
Football corner flag. Ref exsp 7253-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Town are looking for a linesman to join them this coming season.

Yesterday, 12:11
Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker on his way t a new PB at Buckfastleigh

After several weeks of setbacks and cancelled races Honiton-based Sid Valley CC rider Doug Parker finally got first personal best (PB) of the season last weekend.

Yesterday, 10:22

It was another very disappointing week for Lyme Regis men in their various leagues, with the ladies having a week off from league competition, writes Paul Moffitt.

Yesterday, 08:41
The Exeter City Ladies new management team Pictured left to right- Chris Heayns, Maxine Coupe and Tommy Wheeldon

The familiar face of Tommy Wheeldon is heading up the new team in charge of Exeter City Ladies Football Club in what will be an exciting new era for the women’s game in the south-west.

Yesterday, 08:41
Axe Cliff ladies all wearing something pink at the Ladies Captains Day

The Axe Cliff ladies section played their last Divisional Match in the Sheelah Creasy competition, writes Pete Motson.

Yesterday, 08:12
Harry Webb with Paddy Fitzpatrick

East Devon boxer Harry Webb will turn professional at the end of August.

Yesterday, 07:32
Upottery batsman Oli Rice playing against Whimple. Ref mhsp 30-16TI 4783. Picture: Terry Ife

Whimple enjoyed a super Saturday with wins for both the 1st and 2nd XIs.

Yesterday, 07:31
Golf generic picture

The lady captain’s prize for the best Stableford score in the qualifier played on Wednesday was won by Elizabeth Wood with an impressive 36 pts – winning Bronze 1, writes John Pawley.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Feniton men’s team have qualified for the Knockout Stages of the County Trophy competition, writes Roger Smith.

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