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Yesterday, 07:00
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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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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

Yesterday, 18:25

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

Yesterday, 17:07

Exmouth Town were left disappointed and without a Saturday game when their scheduled Saturday opponents pulled out of the fixture, writes John Dibsdall.

Yesterday, 16:52

Axminster were beaten by four wickets on their visit to Barnstaple and Pilton for the meeting between the C Division East’s bottom two sides.

Yesterday, 15:03

Seaton suffered a second successive defeat when beaten by 22 runs at Filleigh, but the Court Lane side remain top of the C Division East table.

Yesterday, 10:21

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

Yesterday, 09:42

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

Yesterday, 09:35
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The East Devon seniors played for the Bailey Salver, writes Paul Willoughby.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Sidmouth based ladies featured well in the recent Captains Day competition at Honiton, writes John Pawley.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
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.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
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.

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