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Open day at Budleigh club

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Budleigh Salterton Games Club is holding an open day on Saturday, November 5.

East Devon motor ace, Harry Tincknell, helped his G-Drive racing team to secure the prestigious European Le Mans Series crown on Sunday (October 23) to give their ‘Mighty 38’ Gibson 015S-Nissan car the perfect send off in its last ever race.

AVR member Paul Lloyd travelled to Portsmouth to take part in the Great South Run, writes Dave Mutter.

Both Madeira ladies and men were involved in first rounds of national competitions last week, writes Jude Latta.

Lyme Regis Bowls Club held its annual dinner and trophy presentation last Saturday, writes Paul Moffitt.

Exmouth Cougars won a thrilling encounter with Assent, eventually securing a 34-31 victory.

Five Honiton Running Club members took on the very challenging Exmoor Stagger, writes Judy Davey.

Honiton Sea Angling Club members netted a top title on the East Devon coast, writes Mike Spiller.

A stormy night was not an encouraging preparation to start Exeter’s Half Marathon, the Ashfords Great West Run, but the rain cleared just before the start for a glorious sunny morning, writes Judy Davey.

The Cabbage Patch 10 is a highly professional race, writes Terry Bewes.

Sidmouth bowlers travelled over to Honiton last Sunday for a friendly indoor match - the first our East Devon neighbors this season, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth ladies welcomed the ladies from ISCA Bowling Club for a friendly game of bowls on Thursday morning, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth and East Devon Fencing Club junior fencers confirmed their reputation for technique, tactics and fitness by returning from the Devon Junior Foil Championships this year with a haul of 10 medals of which five were gold.

First run in 1985 the Great West Run was originally run as a marathon but in recent years has been run as a very popular half marathon, writes Terry Bewes.

A glorious sunny autumn morning greeted the 15 Honiton runners who made the trip to Studland Bay in Dorset for the Studland Stampede, writes Judy Davey.

Exmouth Harrier Hannah Bown finished in an impressive second place in Exeter’s major half marathon fixture on Sunday when over 2500 people pounded the streets of Exeter in near perfect running conditions, writes Cathy Newman.

Exe III continued their bid for Petroc Division One promotion with a 2-0 home success against Dartmouth, writes Fi Moran.

Exe II were 5-0 winners when they travelled to Bodmin for a South Division match, writes Fi Moran.

Lympstone Amateur Boxing Club is hosting a show at the Exmouth Pavillion on Friday November 4.

Sidmouth lady bowlers enjoying busy time

Thursday, October 20, 2016

It’s been a busy week for Sidmouth Bowling Club as the Indoor season gets into its swing, writes Susie Bonnell.

Madeira began their County and National campaigns playing in three competitions: the Men’s Interclub League, the Over 60’s Men’s County Trophy League and the National Egham Trophy for mixed teams last week, writes Jude Latta.

AVR member Roger Bramley travelled east to compete in the Salisbury Half Marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Netball Club’s new senior squad Hot Shots are enjoying a terrific season so far and currently sit mid-table in Division One of the Honiton Netball League with two wins from their first three games.

Hi Q and Sidmouth Chicks both continue to sport unbeaten records in the Honiton Netball Winter League Division One, writes Graham Ingram.

Honiton Hornets produced a fine all-round show to defeat Sidmouth and Ottery (SOHC) III 3-0.

Honiton bowlers in sparkling form

Monday, October 17, 2016

Bowlers from Honiton won all their matches last week, writes Julie Grant.

Feniton Bowling Club held its Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening at the Honiton Golf Club, writes Roger Smith.

Harry Tincknell scored his stunning maiden victory for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team in the 6 Hours of Fuji on Sunday (October 16), Ford’s second FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro class victory.

Replay were 42-21 winners when they met Exejets in a fast-flowing Exeter Netball league match played at Bicton.

Devon’s richest raceday takes place on Tuesday (November 1) when high class horses will be heading to Exeter Racecourse to contest the grade 2 188Bet Haldon Gold Cup, writes Lucy Johnson.

Sidmouth bowlers edge out Axminster

Friday, October 14, 2016

Sidmouth Bowling Club are now back in full swing for the Autumn/winter Indoor bowling season, writes Susie Bonnell.

Sidmouth Bowling Club recently gained a new member, Carol Smith, who brings with her a wealth of experience in playing bowls, writes Susie Bonnell.

Who plays where this coming Saturday (October 15) in the colours of Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club

AVR duo complete Glastonbury Festival Run

Thursday, October 13, 2016

AVR members Lynn and Caitlyn Sloman both competed in the ‘Festival Run’ at Worthy Farm Pilton, the site of Glastonbury Festival, writes Dave Mutter.

Honiton Running Club members were on the start line of the Axminster event, The Minster Challenge, writes Judy Davey.

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