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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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Yesterday, 08:22
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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Yesterday, 07:00
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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Fri, 06:24
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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Thu, 16:24
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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Thu, 13:16

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

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Gallery: Kings of sport

Thu, 12:57
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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Thu, 11:00
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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Wed, 18:35
The table top before the restoration

You may think that museums are full of everyone else’s unwanted junk, write Rab and Christine Barnard. But every object can tell a story if you know where to look. Take, for example, this small half-moon table that has been in Sidmouth Museum for 40 years.

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Wed, 14:47
A crazy golf tournament for park mascots from around the area took place at Ladram Bay this week. Ref exe 28-16SH 2141. Picture: Simon Horn.

Ladram Bay play host to crazy mascot golfers

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East Devon sport

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Captain’s day was enjoyed in fine weather at Honiton bowling club, writes Julie Grant.

09:42

Budleigh ladies gained 10 points in their Over-50s Exeter and District League match last week, writes Joan Shaw.

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The East Devon seniors played for the Bailey Salver, writes Paul Willoughby.

Yesterday, 12:25
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Sidmouth based ladies featured well in the recent Captains Day competition at Honiton, writes John Pawley.

Yesterday, 12:23
Sidmouth Under-19 action at Bradninch

Sidmouth Under-19s continued their unbeaten run in this season’s ECB Club Under-19 T20 with an emphatic 100-run win at Bradninch.

Yesterday, 12:22
Rohan Tungate is given the traditional bumps after his maximum for Somerset Rebels in the meeting with iorkington

For the second week in succession, ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels got off to a slow start, this time against a strong, determined and clearly fired up Workington Comets, writes Dave Thompson.

Fri, 12:18
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After a fruitless search during the close season for a new manager, Beer Albion have re-appointed Richard Walker as player-manager for the forthcoming season in the Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division, writes Richard Honnor.

Fri, 11:44

Budleigh Salterton Football Club are set to hold a meeting this weekend that may lead to the club withdrawing from the local Macron Devon and Exeter Football League.

Fri, 10:57
Seaton Tennis Club Tournament. Winners of the ladies doubles plate competition, mother and daughter pairing Jenny and Anna Moroz

Seaton Tennis Club held their 2016 Annual Tournament beneath sun-kissed skies, writes, Simon Prior.

Fri, 10:55
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Seaton Tennis Club is running junior summer camps over the next few weeks, writes Belinda Bawden.

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