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Green Flag for Seaton Wetlands
Nature reserve is recognised as being one of the best managed in the world
today 15:29
East Devon Roy Greenway Medal delight for Simon Harding
Following the Girls’ Championships, East Devon Golf Club had a flurry of competitions in the last week or so, writes Mike Knapton.
today 11:17
Lyme lifeboat launched to stranded yacht
Crew tows stricken vessel back to harbour
today 09:11
Holiday club planned for Seaton Wetlands
Week of fun-filled outdoor activities planned for children aged seven to 11
today 07:05
Green Flag awards for three of East Devon’s much loved green spaces

Council’s StreetScene and Countryside teams and volunteers celebrate Green Flag Awards for Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth (15th year running), Manor Gardens, Exmouth (14th year running) and Seaton Wetlands (second year running)

Three of East Devon District Council’s most popular green

today 00:29
Heat wave uncovers remains of a Roman farm near Budleigh Salterton
Remains of a Roman farm have been discovered near Budleigh Salterton by Historic England’s flying archaeologists.
yesterday 17:26
New Citizens Advice Partnership launched in Exeter and Torbay

Leading local advice charities, Citizens Advice Exeter and Citizens Advice Torbay, are delighted to announce the launch of a new and exciting partnership.

Both charities will now operate under a shared leadership team headed up by Steve Barriball, current Chief Executive of Citizens Advice

yesterday 16:05
Honiton Professional’s Day joy for Joan Smith and Elizabeth Ward
The Honiton Golf Club’s Professional’s Open Day is an annual event organised by club professional Adrian Cave, writes Ann Desmoulins.
yesterday 14:17
Otterton drag racer Baxter Williams impresses on Lincolnshire circuit
Otterton drag racer Baxter Williams and his father Gary were back in Lincolnshire last weekend where Baxter was in action at the George Brown Memorial Sprint.
yesterday 13:14
Exmouth Town in midweek action at Tavistock
Exmouth Town head for Tavistock tonight (Wednesday), looking to continue their winning start to the new South West Peninsula League Premier Division season.
yesterday 11:08
Honiton Town all set for opening game with midweek visit to much-fancied Elmore
Honiton Town Football Club, who launch a new season of South West Peninsula League football tonight (Wednesday) with a visit to much-fancied Elmore, are looking for companies to advertise in their matchday programme.
yesterday 08:01
Coast path walk from Exe to Axe
East Devon Countryside team is striding out to raise money for the South West Coast Path Association,
yesterday 06:56
Stanley swept the board in broom dance contest at Dartmoor Folk Festival

A BROTHER and sister took the top honours at the 41st Dartmoor Folk Festival held at South Zeal near Okehampton from August 10-12.

Stanley Frangleton (10), from South Zeal, was the Dartmoor Broom Dance Champion while his sister, Ruth (14), was the Junior Dartmoor Step Dance

yesterday 22:14
Teenager sentenced for rape of children in Devon
A teenager who raped two children will spend a year in prison.
2018-08-14 19:17
New areas of the Exe Estuary protected for wildlife

Two new areas to protect wildlife on the Exe Estuary are being put in place this week.

Known as wildlife refuges, the areas are marked out with yellow ‘special mark’ buoys which have “WR” in black letters printed on them. People are being asked to avoid the areas, all year round at

2018-08-14 17:56
Sidmouth President’s Prize joy for Sheila, Marie and Yvonne
On a wet dismal Saturday, Sidmouth Golf Club president Roger Bawden was delighted that all 100-plus competitors for the President’s Prize turned up and played through the constant drizzle that hung around all day, writes Hugh Dorliac.
2018-08-14 17:11
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Sidmouth’s Fortfield ground nets top marks once again in the Tolchards League
Sidmouth’s Fortfield ground square is yet again leading the way in terms of the marks awarded by umpires who have been overseeing Tolchards Devon League Premier Division games at the ground this season.
today 15:29
Chardstock B up to third in Over-60s table
It has been a splendid couple of weeks for the Chardstock B team playing in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League, writes Vaughan Fletcher.
today 13:23
Budleigh ladies bowl back to winning ways
Recent weeks have not been over productive for the Budleigh Ladies in the Exeter and District Over-50s Triples League, so a successful visit to Okehampton this week was just what was required, as the team returned with an overall win, writes David Roberts.
today 13:23
Exe Equestrian Club’s summer ride proves to be a big hit
East Budleigh Garage was the kind sponsor of the club’s summer ride.
today 13:23
Ottery bowler Mike Smith wins his Devon County Badge
In a recent friendly at home to Exonia, Ottery St Mary took the match honours by three rinks to one and by an overall shot score of 72-64.
today 13:23
Exmouth Town edged out at Tavistock after missed penalty
Exmouth Town were beaten 1-0 on their Wednesday night visit to Tavistock in what was their second outing of the new South West Peninsula League Premier Division campaign.
today 13:23
AVR trio complete major challenge on Northern Ireland
In 2013, eleven AVRs competed the National 3 Peaks Challenge, an event that involves reaching the highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales, all within 24 hours, writes Dave Mutter.
today 13:23
Sidmouth surf lifesaver Louis Spalding wins gold competing for England against Wales
Sidmouth Surf Lifesavers are leading the south coast charge at surf lifesaving events around UK.
today 13:23
Latest news from Exeter
today 15:29 Sidmouth’s Fortfield ground nets top marks once again in the Tolchards League
today 15:29 Green Flag for Seaton Wetlands
today 13:23 Chardstock B up to third in Over-60s table
today 13:23 Budleigh ladies bowl back to winning ways
today 13:23 Exe Equestrian Club’s summer ride proves to be a big hit
today 13:23 Ottery bowler Mike Smith wins his Devon County Badge
today 13:23 Exmouth Town edged out at Tavistock after missed penalty
today 13:23 AVR trio complete major challenge on Northern Ireland
today 13:23 Sidmouth surf lifesaver Louis Spalding wins gold competing for England against Wales
today 12:20 Lyme Regis medal success for Andrew Dawe
today 11:17 Axe Cliff senior success for Paul McGuire
today 11:17 Madeira ladies impress in Grace Mathews Topclub success over Honiton
today 11:17 East Devon Roy Greenway Medal delight for Simon Harding
today 09:11 Lyme lifeboat launched to stranded yacht
today 07:05 Holiday club planned for Seaton Wetlands
today 00:29 Traffic signals to be replaced at busy Exeter junction
today 00:29 Green Flag awards for three of East Devon’s much loved green spaces
yesterday 17:26 Heat wave uncovers remains of a Roman farm near Budleigh Salterton
yesterday 16:05 New support launched for adult social care businesses
yesterday 16:05 South West Chef of the Year 2018: Semi-finalists announced
yesterday 16:05 New Citizens Advice Partnership launched in Exeter and Torbay
yesterday 15:20 New £250,000 lathe for Axminster company
yesterday 14:17 Upottery looking forward to Corinthian Cup Finals Day
yesterday 14:17 Budleigh edged out at Crediton United
yesterday 14:17 Sidmouth Town in first home league game tonight (Wednesday)
yesterday 14:17 Feniton all set for back-to-back relegation battles
yesterday 14:17 Feniton B hit top spot in Over-60s League
yesterday 14:17 Honiton Professional’s Day joy for Joan Smith and Elizabeth Ward
yesterday 13:14 Sidmouth surf lifesaver Louis Spalding wins gold competing for England against Wales
yesterday 13:14 AVR’s Graham Newton wins vet category at Jurassic Half Marathon
yesterday 13:14 Otterton drag racer Baxter Williams impresses on Lincolnshire circuit
yesterday 11:08 Newson leads Honiton runners home at the Forest Flyer meeting
yesterday 11:08 Exmouth Harriers impress at Haldon Forest Flyer
yesterday 11:08 Exmouth Town in midweek action at Tavistock
yesterday 08:01 Honiton Town all set for opening game with midweek visit to much-fancied Elmore
yesterday 06:56 Coast path walk from Exe to Axe
yesterday 23:17 Barratt in Exeter supports apprenticeships with marketing appointment
yesterday 22:14 Stanley swept the board in broom dance contest at Dartmoor Folk Festival
2018-08-14 19:17 Teenager sentenced for rape of children in Devon
2018-08-14 17:56 New areas of the Exe Estuary protected for wildlife
2018-08-14 17:11 Lyme Mill to feature Richard Kaye’s latest works
2018-08-14 17:11 Sidmouth President’s Prize joy for Sheila, Marie and Yvonne
2018-08-14 16:53 Ashes into Diamonds: Preserving the memories of the deceased in the UK
2018-08-14 16:08 Budleigh Salterton Croquet Club August Tournament proves to be a huge success
2018-08-14 15:50 Cranbrook gears up for Tour of Britain
2018-08-14 15:05 Lyme Regis play host to a ‘top class’ English Girls’ Under16/14 championships
2018-08-14 15:05 Josh makes short work of run chase as Kilmington win top-of-the-table clash with Sidmouth 2nds
2018-08-14 15:05 Guy Bridge races to silver at World Kiteboarding championships in Denmark
2018-08-14 15:05 Exmouth Town supporters prove to be ‘simply the best’
2018-08-14 14:02 Keep off Exmouth nature reserve! New areas of the Exe Estuary protected for wildlife
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