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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Chinns decked as Rainbows close in on title

Lyme Rovers v Uplyme Reserves cup final as possibility - Hounds breeze through to Arthur Gage quarter-final PERRY STREET LEAGUE ARTHUR GAGE CUP R1 Combe...

Champion Elliot Targets South West glory

EAST Devon runner Elliot Moran will spearhead the Devon county team at the South West Schools’ Cross Country Championships in Truro next on Saturday...

Children impress with public speaking skills

PUPILS did themselves and their schools proud last Wednesday during the annual Youth Speaks Junior Competition organised by the Rotary Club of Ilminster. A record...

Clark shows a clean pair of heels

ELEANOR Wood, the only Axe Valley Runner to compete in the South West Veterans' 6k run at Sidford in wet and slippery conditions on...

Big win for slick Tyres while Hot Shots fightback

THERE was a series of middle order games last week in Division One of the Honiton & District Netball League with Otters playing HNC...

Early Goss double sees Chard off to flier

Exeter & Culm Vale Hornets B 2 Chard A 4 CHARD A's game at bottom-of-the-table Hornets got off to a bang with three goals...

A new lease of life for historic Axminster building

THE revival of the Pippins building in Axminster continues apace, the number of tenants having reached double figures. There were fears the building would be...

Shute children re-enact WWII evacuation

SHUTE Primary School organised a World War II re-enactment trip for children in years three and four starting in Seaton. Parents came to wave their children...

Work gets underway on church repairs and improvements

VITAL work has started on the 15th century Grade I listed St George’s Church in Hinton St George, near Crewkerne. The work has been made...

CCTV crackdown on boy racers

CCTV will be installed to tackle boy racers in the Underfleet car park in Seaton. East Devon District Council (EDDC) has made the decision after...

Hill’s boot shoots down lowly Chard

Chard 7 Clevedon 22 South West One West High-flying Clevedon were given a real run for their money by lowly Chard who battled hard throughout and...

Church friends donate to organ fund

A £15,000 fundraising campaign was boosted when The Friends of St Michael’s Chapel of Ease in Colyford presented a £1,000 cheque to the church...

Student appointed Wadham School’s official photographer

EMILY Hibberd has been appointed to the new position of student school photographer at Wadham School in Crewkerne. The selection process included a formal application...

League of Friends make donation for CCTV system

A CCTV system to improve the safety of paramedics is to be introduced thanks to a £1,500 donation from the League of Friends of...

Seventies-style ‘Pandora’ delights Membury

PANTOMIME REVIEW OVER the last few years the Membury Merrymakers have transformed some rather unusual stories into original pantomimes, with very entertaining results. For this year’s...

Over and out as Glovers fail again

Yeovil Town 0 Doncaster Rovers 3 - SkyBet League 2 – att; 3,627 WHEN Yeovil Town thrashed Crawley Town 5-0 back at the beginning of December it...

Solicitors staff recognised for long service at lunch event

SOLICITORS Milford & Dormor have celebrated the loyalty and long service of some of their partners and staff. Long-standing members received awards at the company’s...

Local U3A members discuss future of national organisation

DELEGATES from six branches of the University of the Third Age (U3A) from South Somerset attended a meeting at Castle Cary to have their...

May double boosts Ilminster hopes

Spot on Friend worth a point - Shepton title hopes on the line - Street lifted by Perry treble Saturday, January 28th Chard Town 1...

Bubbling Beer go nap in coastal derby win

Tigers flounder in first half - Hawks hit eight in cup stroll - Upottery hit by new leaders late strike Stoke Gabriel 4 Axminster Town...

Weather warning for wind issued for South West

A YELLOW weather warning for wind has been issued for Dorset, Devon and Somerset. The warning from the Met Office is valid from 6am on...

Competition launched at Ottery St Mary library

THE FRIENDS of Ottery Library have launched a competition for children to take a prize-winning photo, using only their mobile phone. FoneSnap 2017 is looking...

Ottery businessman to move company back home

AN EAST Devon entrepreneur is set to move his business back to Ottery St Mary from Honiton’s Heathpark Industrial Estate. Stuart Phillips is currently refurbishing...

Student debaters impress in Honiton

TALENTED students from the Honiton area impressed an array of judges and teachers in a youth speaks competition, held at Honiton Community College recently. Teams...

New library opens at Stockland school

STOCKLAND Primary Academy celebrated the opening of their new library with guests, poetry and a traditional ribbon cutting. The event marked the end of a...

SOHS group continues fight to save Honiton hospital services

DESPITE the consultation into community hospital beds in Devon having ended, the Save Our Hospital Services (SOHS) Honiton Steering Group hasn’t given up the...

Parkinson’s painting session success in Honiton

THE first ‘Painting4Parkinsons’ workshop at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton has proved popular with people across the district. Painting4Parkinsons is a series of art...

Honiton Senior Voice chairman calls for hospital beds threat to be withdrawn

AS PART of Dignity Action Day on February 1st, Honiton Senior Voice are making an appeal to the chairman of the Northern, Eastern and...

Honiton barber shop donates to TRIP

ALAN Rowe Barbering has raised £200 for local community transport providers TRIP. The money was raised through patrons and staff donating money. The cheque comes a...

Plans for 100 new homes between Honiton and Gittisham

HONITON Town Council recently met with developers and heard plans for the first phase of a major new development consisting of around 100 houses...

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