Exeter’s Lewis suffers injury blow

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August 21, 2014

Exeter's scrum-half Dave Lewis waits to see if he will be fit for the start of the season after suffering an elbow injury.
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Torquay benefit from Kee transfer

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August 21, 2014

Torquay manager Chris Hargreaves says the club has earned 'tens of thousands' of pounds from Billy Kee's move from Burton to Scunthorpe.
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Traffic cone amnesty after 180 stolen during Sidmouth Folk Week

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August 21, 2014
Traffic cone amnesty after 180 stolen during Sidmouth Folk Week

Devon County Council is holding a traffic cone "amnesty". Around 180 yellow, heavy duty, no waiting cones went missing during Sidmouth Folk Week. That is around a quarter of all of the cones used during the event, and the Council is appealing for their safe return. Councillor Stuart Hughes, Devon County Council Cabinet Member for Highway...
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Kathleen and May to return to Bideford this weekend

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August 21, 2014

Iconic schooner will sail up the River Torridge on Saturday afternoon during homecoming trip.
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Billy Ocean to play Barnstaple

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August 21, 2014

Join legendary singer songwriter at the Queen’s Theatre on Thursday, September 4.


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Students collect their GCSE results

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August 21, 2014

It’s a big day for youngsters across the Axe Valley and in West Dorset


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Man with suspected stroke evacuated from yacht at Kingswear

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August 21, 2014

THE Berry Head coastguard rescue team assisted with the evacuation of a man suffering a suspected stroke from a yacht in Kingswear early on Thursday morning. The man was taken by stretcher from the yacht at Darthaven Marina to the shore. A spokesman fo...
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Support needed for New Digs for Dogs Appeal

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August 21, 2014

Animal lovers in East Devon are being urged to back a new campaign to get ‘new digs’ for abandoned and unwanted dogs.


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​80-PAGE PROPERTY NOT TO BE MISSED!

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August 21, 2014
​80-PAGE PROPERTY NOT TO BE MISSED!

IN this week's North Devon Journal we have our biggest ever North Devon Property section.We have 80 pages featuring a fantastic selection of homes from North Devon's leading estate agents.Whether you are looking for an upgrade or speculating about that...
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SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE: GCSE pass rates well above national average

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August 21, 2014
SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE: GCSE pass rates well above national average

The publication of today's GCSE results were celebrated at SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE, as learners enjoyed yet another fantastic achievement with a 99.7% pass rate across all subjects, including English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences. T...
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Art exhibition to wow visitors

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August 21, 2014

Exmouth Art Group says its 68th annual exhibition, which begins this weekend, is set to be one of its best ever.
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Live: GCSE results across Exeter, East and Mid Devon

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August 21, 2014
Live: GCSE results across Exeter, East and Mid Devon

Pupils across Devon are currently opening their GCSE results. The Echo will bring you all the results from the schools within our region as they come in as well as publishing picture galleries featuring many of the celebrating youngsters. St James' S...
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Barnstaple businesses experience phoneline issues

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August 21, 2014

Third day of problems for North Devon businesses as BT reports problems with faulty cable link.
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Cafe gets near-perfect awards score

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August 21, 2014

A Budleigh Salterton café has served up a hat trick of success, after receiving a Taste of the West Gold Award for the third year in a row.


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New homes will neighbour Plymouth school in latest plans in…

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August 21, 2014
New homes will neighbour Plymouth school in latest plans in…

PLANS to build new homes next to a Plymouth school campus have been revealed as the council pushes ahead with a fire-sale of public land. As previously reported in The Herald, Plymouth City Council is offloading swathes of land across the city in a bid...
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Motorcycle abandoned after Dartmouth crash

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August 21, 2014

A MOTORCYCLE was involved in an apparent accident in Dartmouth on Thursday morning. A fire engine from Dartmouth attended a report of a collision in Carey Road at 6.33am. There were reports of petrol on the road. The fire crew made the vehicle and area...
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GCSE results show sharp fall in English grades

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August 21, 2014

GCSE results published today show a sharp fall in English grades, but on average across all GCSE subjects this year's results show a slight rise in A* to C grades.Hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been receiving their GCSE results.Exam officials revealed that 68.8% of entries scored A*-C, up...
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What killed the dinosaurs? Event in Plymouth cancelled due to…

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August 21, 2014
What killed the dinosaurs? Event in Plymouth cancelled due to…

A dinosaur event to be held in Plymouth this weekend has been cancelled. Wild About Plymouth: Dinosaur Day 2014 was to be held on Saturday at the Roland Levinsky Building. Wild About Plymouth is a partnership led by Plymouth City Museum and Art Galle...
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MP calls for action on on vulnerable young people held in police…

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August 21, 2014
MP calls for action on on vulnerable young people held in police…

THE Government must act on the 'scandal' of vulnerable children and young people suffering a mental health crisis being held in a police cell, says Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston. A shortage of proper psychiatric facilities means they are assessed in polic...
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Police probe suspected arsons in Ilfracombe

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August 21, 2014

Two recycle bins set on fire in Ilfracombe car parks, say police.
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Has UKAD made a mistake in ban on Plymouth cyclist Jonathan…

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August 21, 2014
Has UKAD made a mistake in ban on Plymouth cyclist Jonathan…

South Devon journalist David Thomas asks the question: One night in Bristol convicts JTL – but has cycling's High Court got it wrong? IT WILL GO down as one of the most expensive nights out in sporting history, and it also leaves Jon Tiernan-Loc...
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