Stephen Birley

Can you help Town with latest project ?

Exmouth Town are taking their ‘project’ work to new levels. It comes with news that Martin Cook, better known by all associated with the Southern Road club as ‘Cookie’, has launched a project to provide safe, flat, parking for disabled supporters. Martin explained the new project saying: “The past 12 months which have been very […]Read More

Spotlight on Exmouth Town Youth

Exmouth Town Football Club Youth co-ordinator Nick James speaks about his disappointment that the clubs youth teams potential year of promise has come to a grinding halt as the country remains in the grip of this latest national lockdown. Nick says: “It really is so disappointing that, after such a progressive period, during which time […]Read More

Point-to-point set for March return

Followers of point-to-point look set to enjoy a new season of action from March. That news comes following a press release from the Devon & Cornwall Point to Point Secretaries Association that advises that hopes are high that the sport will restart again in March.  The 2020/21 point-to-point season ground to a halt just two […]Read More

Off-road running in the snow!

It doesn’t happen very often in the Sid Valley, but the light dusting of snow which fell on parts of the week two off road challenge route meant a new experience for some Sidmouth Running Club (SRC) members, writes Alexa Baker. Possibly the most dangerous part was getting out of the house after the rain […]Read More

Blue Lights Charity Challenge for Sidmouth RCs Allan Kay

When Sidmouth running club member, Allan Kay, heard about the first UK wide Blue Light Active challenge and saw that the Fire Fighters charity was one of the beneficiaries, he quickly signed up as it is a charity close to his heart, writes Alexa Baker. Allan was set to run the London marathon last year […]Read More

Remembering – January 2013

We wind the clock back to Devon & Exeter League football some eight years ago and the month of January in the 2012/13 season. Here we present how that month went for our East Devon-based clubs. FENITON: The 2012/2013 season was certainly a memorable one for everybody at Feniton with the Acland Park men winning […]Read More

Quiz time – sporting current affairs

This weekend’s quiz  covers seven different sports and offers up a  total of 40 points – how much notice have you taken of the sports news this past week? Here we go: FOOTBALL – Liverpool had their long unbeaten run ended on Thursday night by Burnley. Who were the last team to beat Liverpool at […]Read More

Ineos Team UK latest

Budleigh Salterton sailor Ben Cornish has sailed ever closer towards being in the 2021 Americas Cup and a meeting with holders Team New Zealand. That’s because Ineos Team UK, who are led by Sir Ben Ainslie, and who have Ben [Cornish] amongst their crew, have sailed their way into the final of the Challenger Series, […]Read More

Local football from 1979

Here, we bring you a ‘local football’ report from a match played in 1979 on the occasion of the 21st celebrations at Millwey Rise Football Club. We are most grateful to Dick Sturch for bringing this to our attention. Here’s how the local press reported the match.  Millwey Rise 9, Originals 2 They came from […]Read More

Millwey Rise action from 1958

With no football being played at local level we are indebted to that wonderful football scribe that is Dick Sturch for this article. September 13, 1958 saw the staging of the fourth game of the 58/59 season – the Millwey Rise inaugural season in the Perry Street League – with this particular match being an […]Read More