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Pretty Muddy charity event.

East Devon women are being urged to get the new year off to a great start by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2016.

Police are appealing for information after a burglar struck at an Exmouth house.

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Takeaways and booze – charity reveals the shocking ‘treats’ fuelling pet obesity crisis in the South West. PDSA warns of pet obesity crisis fuelled by bad diets.

Exmouth sea front will remain closed to motorists while sand is cleared from the road.

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With 50 per cent of blazes starting in the kitchen, people are warned not to get distracted

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Bystock nature reserve. Ref exe 5813-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The future of a 67-acre Exmouth beauty spot has been secured for future generations after a successful fundraising appeal.

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Yesterday, 14:12

A motorcyclist from Exmouth has told a jury it is impossible he caused the death of his pillion passenger because he is such an experienced rider.

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Yesterday, 13:59

A former barman has been cleared of taking part in a £80,000 drug trafficking operation

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Yesterday, 12:53
Gale force winds brought tree down in Toadpit Lane on Monday forcing police to close the road

Highways teams work to clear aftermath of Storm Imogen

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Yesterday, 12:01
Proposed boundaries for the new West Hill Parish Council. The black outline is the boundary campaigners in favour of independence have put forward. The hatched parts are areas that EDDC is suggesting should remain part of Ottery Town Council, subject to further consultation.

District bosses look set to give the go-ahead to the next stage of a process which would see West Hill split from Ottery St Mary and form its own parish council.

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Yesterday, 11:54
Axe Valley College head Martin Smith

Management partnership announced with Holyrood School in Chard

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Yesterday, 09:50

The incident happened shortly before 6.08pm last night (Monday) on the A30 Monkton to Cloverleaf.

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Yesterday, 09:49
Image of the proposed redevelopment of Exmouth's Q Club, submitted to East Devon District Council.

Plans to demolish an Exmouth nightclub and replace it with flats have been supported by Exmouth Town Council.

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Yesterday, 06:01
Claire Wright

County council watchdog to pressure MPs on austerity budget

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Mon, 16:01

More than 145,000 people have signed national petition to make transitional arrangements fair

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Mon, 15:15
A rare  Baird’s Sandpiper landing  at Seaton Wetlands. Picture: SUE SMITH

Action-packed programme of outdoor activities

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Mon, 14:11

A motorcycle pillion passenger from Exmouth was killed when its rider allegedly overtook a line of traffic and crashed into a Jeep which was turning right across its path, a court has heard.

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Debra and Gary Tennant from West Hill Garage are concerned about the length of time the road will remain shut between the village and Ottery St Mary. Ref sho 05-16SH 3672. Picture: Simon Horn

Business suffering as route set to stay closed ‘until further notice’

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Mon, 10:00
Huge waves pound the seafront at Sidmouth, Devon. Picture: Ian Williams.

Updated - pictures: The Esplanade takes a battering from the elements

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Mon, 09:41
Enormous waves crashed along Sidmouth seafront after very windy conditions and high tides. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 4301-06-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Communities warned to take care on exposed seafronts

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Sidford’s main junction is ‘a fatal accident waiting to happen’, according to a campaigner who is calling on authorities to act before it is too late.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Donkeys Christian and Honey. Picture: The Donkey Sanctuary.

Charity will build a new specialist veterenary facility - and is seeking volunteers to help.

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Twins Beckie and Ellie with mum Monica George and Francesca Laugharne at the Ottery neighborhood plan event. Ref sho 05-16TI 9942. Picture: Terry Ife

Successful event paves way for referendum in spring 2017

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Artist's impression of car-free Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival

More than 90 people sign in favour of car-free market square

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Friday, February 5, 2016

59-year-old pleads not guilty over crash which claimed the lives of women from Exmouth and Newton Poppleford

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