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Wincanton Racecourse's fixture this Thursday (January 30), will pay tribute to two horsemen who were renowned for their ways with horses.

Sidmouth ladies were in Foxlands action against Tiverton-based Mid Devon, writes Carol Smith.

Sidmouth Running Club's Laura Broughton blasted her previous time at the First Chance 10k to pieces when she took part in the 2020 race, writes Hamish Spence.

A group of 17 Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members met up in Sidford on Sunday morning to participate in ongoing Four Trig training, writes Monica Read.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 1st XI were involved in a high-scoring Conference South draw when they shared 10 goals with hosts PGSOB.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 3rd XI travelled to Minehead where they were beaten by the odd goal in seven, but that does not tell the story of what was ultimately a heroic effort by the away side.

David Skinner braved the chilly temperatures up in the Haldon Forest on Sunday morning to take part in the first part of a Winter Series, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 4th XI went down 9-4 in their meeting with an in-form Mid Somerset team.

A combination of the frost and the recent wet spell meant the very soft ground put a premium on stamina on the old Buckfastleigh racecourse, writes Granville Taylor.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club men's 2nd XI continued their unbeaten run as they drew 3-3 with visiting Minehead, but they had to come from behind as they trailed 3-1 early in the second half.

At the weekend 29 Madeira members and three non-players went to the TLH Toorak Hotel in Torquay for a superb weekend of frosty sunshine for daily indoor bowling, much good food and good company amongst friends, writes Jean Healey.

With the weather set fair it's time to go point-to-point horse racing again, a must for outside country folk, writes Donna Harris.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club ladies' 1st XI launched the second half of their Sedgemoor League campaign with an emphatic 14-0 success at Okehampton.

On a very cold mid-January Saturday evening, Sidmouth Running Club duo Terry Bewes and Kyle Baker took part in another Flying Fox's night event, The Ninesprings By Night, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth ladies are doing extremely well in both county and national, competitions, writes Carol Smith.

Tracy Chapman and Linda Butterworth ran the 10k version of the Ninesprings by Night Flying Fox race, with George Chapman and Scott Hare completing the 5k, with all four agreeing that it was an excellent event, writes Dave Mutter.

The Ken Boobyer Memorial fixture brought three rinks of men from Ken's club Bitton Park (Teignmouth), writes Jean Healey.

As so many matches have been cancelled this season, usually by default of visiting clubs finding it difficult to field enough players, the selection panel of captains and vice-captains decided to have an extra internal triples match for members to enjoy and to hone their bowling skills, writes Jean Healey.

There were plenty of Exmouth Harriers involved at the recent First Chance 10k meeting, writes Kate Baker.

Axminster's bowlers have won all four home friendlies played since the Christmas break, writes David Harris.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's fourth XI went down 2-0 when they visited Exeter to take on Isca in a match that was played on the water-based pitch at Exeter University.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 1st XI made a winning start to the second half of the Conference South campaign with a 4-2 win at basement side Westbury & UB A.

The second Thursday of the month saw the staging of the Sidmouth Bowls Club's Ladies' Captain's Day, writes Carol Smith.

Helen Wilson has boxed her way to superb sum of money for Cancer Research.

Exmouth Harriers were out in force at the City Runs NY5, writes Kate Baker.

The start of 2020 has seen 20 new members of Sidmouth Running Club take on the challenge of the Beginners Group, writes Hamish Spence.

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men's 2nd team made a winning start to the second half of their South East One campaign, winning 3-1 away at ISCA D.

There was action last week in the Sidmouth League Cup competition, writes Carol Smith.

In the semi-final of the County Pairs, Jean Rainton and Penny Preece had a good win at Honiton against strong Honiton players, Carol Armytage and Gail Hawkes, writes Jean Healey.

The North Cornwall point-to-point that was held on the second Sunday of the year featured riding doubles for Darren Andrews and Darren Edwards on testing going at the Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Granville Taylor.

Taunton are preparing for their most valuable race meeting of the season this coming Saturday (January 18) when they host The Portman Cup Day which boasts a whopping prize fund of more than £104k.

A men's friendly, at home to Madeira, ended in victory for the visitors on both rinks, writes Don Huish.

The ladies' league gets back underway next Saturday (January 18), and so, this weekend, the action centres on the 1st XI having a Plate cup tie away at Teign Two with the game being played at Dawlish with a 10am start on Sunday morning.

What better way to finish an extraordinary year than with a new 10k trail run - The Final Countdown, writes Terry Bewes.

Well, the new year has started and I bet some of us have already broken our resolutions, writes Carol Smith.

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