Catch up with marine life at beach event near Plymouth

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April 20, 2014
Catch up with marine life at beach event near Plymouth

VISITORS are invited to explore picturesque Cawsand Bay with a marine expert on Sunday. The event will lift the lid on the incredible sea life in and around the rockpools of Sandway beach, Kingsand. Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Rame Peninsula Beach Care...
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Plymouth Argyle v AFC Wimbledon

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's League Two game between Plymouth Argyle and AFC Wimbledon.
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Plymouth Argyle v AFC Wimbledon

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April 20, 2014

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's League Two game between Plymouth Argyle and AFC Wimbledon.
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New sport set to take off at Mount Edgcumbe

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April 20, 2014
New sport set to take off at Mount Edgcumbe

FRISBEE meets golf in a new sporting phenomenon called Disc Golf taking off at Mount Edgcumbe. Players have to negotiate 13 baskets or "holes" around the grounds of the grade II listed stately home successfully landing their disc in each one. The fixed...
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Plympton churches embracing wider community

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April 20, 2014
Plympton churches embracing wider community

CHURCHES in Plympton have joined together to embrace the community into their fold. Combining their efforts, a dozen places of worship in the north-eastern suburb of the city, have been actively involved in reaching out to parishioners. The Rev Andy Da...
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Brunch Bunch’s cheque for Plympton stroke charity

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April 20, 2014
Brunch Bunch’s cheque for Plympton stroke charity

A CHEF and his small army of volunteers who served over 100 meals, have handed over the fruits of their labour. The team known as the Brunch Bunch raised £350 for Plympton Moving On Stroke Club in three and a half hours. Organised by Roger Do...
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Plymouth professor demands MP say sorry over atheist claims

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April 20, 2014
Plymouth professor demands MP say sorry over atheist claims

A UNIVERSITY professor has called upon a Plymouth MP to apologise after he suggested Christians did more to help the needy than non-believers. Atheist Dr Susan Blackmore said she was shocked that Gary Streeter claimed that people of faith did more volu...
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Exeter City v Torquay United

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's League Two game between Exeter City and Torquay United.
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Exeter City v Torquay United

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April 20, 2014

Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's League Two game between Exeter City and Torquay United.
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Easter choc ‘n’ roll at charity music event

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April 20, 2014
Easter choc ‘n’ roll  at charity music event

A COUPLE of dozen bands made for an ear-splitting Easter with a charity concert. Fans filled the Voodoo Lounge in the city centre on Saturday and Sunday for the annual Rockfest, which raises money for St Luke's Hospice. Organisers hope to top last year...
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Plymouth woman knocked down by her friend whilst they both…

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April 20, 2014
Plymouth woman knocked down by her friend whilst they both…

TALK about having nine lives – a Plymouth woman was knocked down by her friend while they were both searching for the same stray cat. The mischievous moggy had been visiting Gemma White's home, in Ernesettle, for a few weeks before she and friend...
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Plymouth’s camera car nets £724,000 in fines from city…

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April 20, 2014
Plymouth’s camera car nets £724,000 in fines from city…

EAGLE-EYED CCTV cameras have collected more than £700,000 in parking fines from Plymouth motorists over five years, new figures reveal. The report released by surveillance monitors Big Brother Watch indicated Plymouth City Council have gathered &...
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Torbay bus subsidies ‘slashed by 75%’

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April 20, 2014

Bus subsidies in Torbay have been slashed by 75%, according to figures uncovered by Labour. Freedom of information (FOI) requests by Shadow Local Government Secretary Hilary Benn found that bus services across shire counties and unitary authorities ha...
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Teenager accused of setting fire to a car

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April 20, 2014
Teenager accused of setting fire to a car

A 13-YEAR-OLD has appeared in court accused of destroying a Ford Mondeo car by fire. The teenager faced Plymouth magistrates charged with criminal damage on March 29. The boy, who cannot be identified, denies the allegation. He was released on bail, wi...
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Rusting rail station footbridge near Plymouth to be replaced

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April 20, 2014
Rusting rail station footbridge near Plymouth to be replaced

A RUSTING footbridge at a railway station is to be replaced this summer. Work to remove the eyesore at St Germans starts before the end of this month. Network Rail is to replace the bridge and install new lighting at the station in a 14-week operation ...
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Chimney fire breaks out in Barnstaple

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April 20, 2014
Chimney fire breaks out in Barnstaple

A chimney fire broke out in Barnstaple this afternoon. The fire service went to a home in Chichester Road at 4.18 pm. A small blaze in a chimney above a gas fire was extinguished.
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Woman flown to hospital after fracturing her leg near Croyde

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April 20, 2014
Woman flown to hospital after fracturing her leg near Croyde

A 71-year-old woman was flown to hospital this afternoon after she fractured her leg near Croyde. The coastguard and air ambulance were called to Baggy Point at 1.44 pm. The coastguard said the woman had been out walking when she slipped on the g...
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Toilet block on fire at Dawlish Warren

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April 20, 2014
Toilet block on fire at Dawlish Warren

THE fire service received a report of a toilet block on fire at Beach Road, Dawlish Warren, on Sunday at 2.23pm. One crew from Dawlish attended and confirmed a fire involving an electric fan within a toilet block. The fire was extinguished using two br...
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The Duke of Kent to visit Devon County Show in Exeter

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April 20, 2014
The Duke of Kent to visit Devon County Show in Exeter

The Duke of Kent is to attend the Devon County Show at Westpoint, Exeter, on Friday, May 23. It will be the Duke's first visit to the county's largest annual event where he will be accompanied by show president Sir Eric Dancer, the Lord Lieutenant of ...
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Crews called to Dawlish Warren toilet fire

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April 20, 2014

Fire crews were called to Dawlish Warren this afternoon after a blaze within a toilet block. The Fire Service received a call reporting a toilet block on fire at Beach Road, Dawlish Warren at 14:43. One fire appliance from Dawlish attended. Fire cre...
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Praise for exemplary work at Dawlish railway line by "orange…

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April 20, 2014
Praise for exemplary work at Dawlish railway line by "orange…

THE STIRLING work of engineers on the Dawlish railway line after it reopened ahead of schedule has been praised by the Institution of Civil Engineers South West. More than 300 engineers worked around the clock to restore the main line since it collap...
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