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Eventing legend Mary King MBE and her daughter Emily officially opened Bicton Arena’s new all-weather arena at a special ceremony that took place during the arenas international horse trails at the weekend which saw more than 700 horse and rider combinations in action, writes Lucy Johnson.

Point-to-Point racehorse enthusiast will be treated to another bumper weekend of racing this coming weekend, where the Axe Vale host their meeting on Sunday (April 30), followed by the Stevenstone staging their meeting on Bank Holiday Monday (May 1), writes Donna Harris.

At last members at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) have been able to enjoy decent soaring weather, writes Jill Harman.

Exmouth Netball club Under 12s completed their East Devon and District Youth netball league season in style on Saturday at the Cranbrook Education Campus, with two wins.

David Doel headed the CIC2* at Bicton Arena International horse Trials riding Gillian Jonas’ Shannondale Quest adding four showjumping penalties to his dressage score of 43.4, writes Lucy Johnson.

Honiton Bowls Club president Joan Heard opened the outdoor bowling season at Honiton with a toucher and the mixed teams continued this good run of bowls with victories in all the friendly matches played in the past week, writes Julie Grant.

A new season of Friday night coaching begins for potential new players at Madeira this Friday.

‘Diversity’ and ‘community’, are words often bandied around in the media today, but on Friday evening at Winston’s in Seaton it was obvious that East Devon has both of these in abundance, writes Dave Mutter.

Home advantage did not appear to give Phear Park any advantage in their Friendly matches with local rivals Ottery St Mary and Honiton, writes Robert Mottershead

A huge crowd of several thousand turned out on Saturday to enjoy the delightful picturesque setting of Flete Park, near Ermington, where the Dartmoor hosted their point-to-point meeting last Saturday. Race goers were treated to seven competitive races, where the lady jockeys took on the men to win four on the day, writes Donna Harris.

Taunton Racecourse end the season in style when they host their ever popular Ladies Day Meeting on Thursday (April 27) with a seven race card that boasts a massive £53k in prizes and starts at 1.50 pm, writes Richard Walsh.

Feniton Bowls Club are always delighted to welcome new members.

Honiton’s third league match of the season ended in a 3-2 defeat at home by local rivals and early Deon Petanque League pacesetters Ottery St Mary.

Feniton Bowls Club launched a new outdoor season at the weekend.

Lyme Regis Bowls Club opened it’s doors to a new season last Saturday, writes Peter Moffitt.

Two of the top three in the Exmouth Netball League met when Cougars and Replay went head-to-head.

On a bright, but breezy day, 47 members turned out for the Opening Drive of the new season, at Seaton Bowling Club’s Jubilee Gardens Bowling Green, writes Alan Nicholas.

Ottery St Mary petanque team continued their superb start to the season with a third successive Devon League victory courtesy of a 3-2 win at Honiton, writes Dave West.

The Fast Friday race on Exeter’s Quayside on Good Friday did in fact turn out to be a fast race for the contingent from Exmouth Harriers, writes Cathy Newman.

You can always tell when a season is coming to a close - or beginning - and the 2016/17 Indoor season was no exception, when it held its annual closing event the ladies versus the gents match, played at the club on Easter Monday, writes Susie Bonnell.

Did you know that just about anybody can learn to fish? Fishing really is a four-season leisure pastime, and one of its joys is that in each season there are different and exciting fish to catch.

Sidmouth Running Club enjoyed a superb past 12 months.

This Friday (April 21) sees the start of the Ottery St Mary Bowls Club Club Nights where any new players are always welcome to come along and try their hand, all equipment and coaching is provided, writes Michael Smith.

Easter Sunday saw the start of the 2017 summer season for Ottery St Mary Bowling Club, writes Michael Smith.

A treble for Will Biddick and a double for Martin McIntyre were the highlights of the Four Burrow card before a packed crowd at Trebudannon, writes Granville Taylor.

A total of 65 runners contested the eight races on predominantly soft ground at a cool and cloudy Upcott Cross, writes Granville Taylor.

At last - it’s nearly here - the beginning of the 2017 Sidmouth outdoor bowling season - a day all the hardy bowlers look forward to after being cooped up indoors for the past seven months, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Running Club recently announced their 2017 trophy winners.

Those bowlers who managed to secure a place in the various finals matches eagerly awaited their games over a period of three days last week, writes Susie Bonnell.

East Devon racing driver Harry Tincknell vaulted to the top of the FIA World Endurance Championship standings after a stunning fight back to win the opening round at Silverstone on Easter Sunday.

Flete Park near Ermington is the venue for this coming weekends (April 23) point-to-point horse racing fixture in the Devon and Cornwall Area, writes Donna Harris.

The Sidmouth Running Club awards in the Mighty Green category saw Katie Kent land the ‘Mighty Green Racing prize’, she took home a bottle of white and dry sauvignon for her efforts in Barcelona, Spain.

Sidmouth Running Club chairman Terry Bewes continues his look at the past 12 months at the club, writes Terry Bewes.

Bicton Arena will celebrate its 40th anniversary this coming weekend (April 21 to 23), at its international horse trials where a world class field will be in action, with nearly 800 horse and rider combinations setting out to tackle solid timber fences across the venue’s stunning rolling parkland having performed a dressage and showjumping test, writes Lucy Johnson.

After winning their first Devon League match 3-2 at Isca, Honiton Petanque were narrowly beaten by the same score at Chudleigh in their second match.

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