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‘Spot the bunny’ to raise money for primary school

Posted: 06.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



An Easter bunny hunt is taking place to help pay for new play equipment at Sidmouth Primary School. The school’s Parents, Teachers and Friends Asso...

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Sidmouth sea defences put on hold as 'bigger and better' scheme is explored

Posted: 05.04.21 by Daniel Clark, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The current proposal for improving Sidmouth’s sea defences is being put on hold after it emerged that funding could be available for a better, but m...

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Latest plans for Sidmouth Folk Festival to be announced this month

Posted: 03.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



Plans are to be announced later this month for a scaled-down Sidmouth Folk Festival, to be held within the expected Covid restrictions during the firs...

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Getting a taste for healthy food at Doveleigh Care

Posted: 02.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



Good nutrition and hydration are vital to the health of elderly residents in care homes, but no-one likes being nagged about eating their ‘five a da...

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Radway Cinema awarded second Culture Recovery Fund grant

Posted: 02.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



Sidmouth’s Radway Cinema is to receive £46,135 from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund awards. The fundin...

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Councils oppose Government decision to re-start face-to-face meetings

Posted: 01.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



The decision to make local councils stop meeting via Zoom and return to face-to-face sessions next month has been criticised across the county, and de...

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Property of the Week: first-floor apartment at The Laurels

Posted: 01.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



Are you looking for a new home in Sidmouth, or do you just enjoy browsing through the properties on offer in your area? Either way, you’ll li...

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Don’t get caught out by Easter changes to bin collections

Posted: 01.04.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



With a Bank Holiday Friday and a Bank Holiday Monday coming up, household waste will be collected on different days from usual in East Devon. All r...

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Arrested Holmesley care home staff bailed as investigation into Covid deaths continues

Posted: 31.03.21 by Philippa Davies Local News



Two people arrested in connection with the nine Covid deaths at Sidmouth’s Holmesley care home have been released on police bail. On Thursday, Ma...

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Redevelopment plans for The Knowle 'under review' by new owners

Posted: 31.03.21 by Daniel Clark, Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The developers behind the controversial scheme to redevelop East Devon District Council’s former HQ in Sidmouth into an assisting living community a...

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