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From Saturday, 23/Aug/2014 onwards
One group of cyclists from the Tour of Britain is pictured making its way through Tavistock town centre last Thursday, under the viaduct before heading out for Lydford on their way to the eventual finish to Exeter.
SPOONERS and West Dartmoor Hunt held its first Moonlight Steeplechase event at Collytown, Bere Alston, on Saturday, September 6.
IN the Smallbore Rifle Exeter and District Summer League Okehampton Smallbore Club members have performed well over the summer months, shooting 11 rounds at their indoor range.
Heather Fell, Olympic silver medallist, writes about her life in the media and sports world.
West Counties West Okehampton 26 Truro 23 THE Okes’ first home match of the season saw a match that went to the wire, with plenty of attacking intent and two sides that both contributed fully to a fine advert for Western Counties west rugby.
Exeter Combined U16s 10 Tavistock U16 22 TAVISTOCK started like they meant business when number 8 James Lewis charged back up the pitch after catching the ball from the kick-off.
Friendly North Tawton 26 Crediton second XV 17 THIS fixture was played as a trial match for both sides, involving unlimited substitutions and consisting of three periods of play.
THE Tamar Cavaliers cricket tour party arrived in Somerset in dry conditions.
North Devon League Cup final Belstone v Heathcoat IN this cup final played last Sunday at Hatherleigh, Belstone batted reasonably well in patches for 45 overs but their hard-fought total of 178 proved a stroll in the park for Heathcoat who won by nine wickets.
ON Saturday at Okehampton Golf Club the club’s professional Ashley Moon hosted its annual Pro’s Day.
Devon ladies’ league Okehampton Argyle ladies 2 Brixham Villa ladies 6 HAVING lost 10-2 in a recent friendly against Brixham, Argyle went out looking to settle the score but just fell short.
Budden Westinsure Devon intermediate cup South Zeal 1 Beer 1 (Beer won on penalties 3-2).
OKEHAMPTON ARGYLE veterans made a great start to their season with a 10-1 away win at Morwenstowe.
Devon and Exeter division three Lyme Regis 2 Chagford 1 CHAGFORD can count themselves unlucky to have travelled to Dorset and not come home with at least a share of the points.
Carlsberg South West Peninsula division one East Okehampton Argyle 2 Budleigh Salterton 0 OKEHAMPTON were back to winning ways with this hard fought victory in the sunshine at Simmons Park.
OKEHAMPTON Ladies’ Hockey Club hosted their tournament on Sunday for the second year.
CHAOS Muay Thai Okehampton travelled to Crewe for the awakenings show on Saturday — one of the biggest junior shows in the country with 19 international bouts on show.
GREAT success for three youngsters from the Jujitsu Tavistock Club who recently went all out in front of a grading panel headed by Umberto Bergonzini sensei, fourth degree black belt.
RESULTS for the Mendip Trial at Warren Farm Charterhouse, by kind permission of John and Bill Small, on September 7: Open driving, 32 ran, and judge was Martin Lydney Glos: Paul Johnson, Burton on Trent, Bo 80; Jed Watson, Postbridge, Sweep 77 (OLF); Jed Watson, Postbridge, Jay 77.
RESULTS for last week at Bere Alston Bowling Club are as follows: Friendly - won 131-105 at home to Northampton Retired Police with their winning rinks being: Jim Finch, Andy Hurford, Paul Whitting and John Sowden 25-11, Jim East, Bob Grylls, Ken Wood and Richard Hewitt 25-15, and Tom Northam, Brian Hamilton, John Whitworth and Keith Whitting 32-15.
Are parking meters a good thing?