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Derek Adams: Plymouth Argyle manager and his coaching staff sign new contracts

Plymouth Argyle manager Derek Adams and coaches Paul Wotton, Kevin Nancekivell and Rhys Wilmot have all agreed new contracts with the club.

Adams has been in charge since June 2015, guiding the Pilgrims to the League Two play-off final in his first season and promotion in his ...

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Don Armand: Exeter flanker calls for focus on England squad rather than his omission

Exeter Chiefs flanker Don Armand says people must support the England squad that head coach Eddie Jones has picked, rather than focus on his omission.

Despite an excellent season in which Armand was nominated for Premiership Player of the Year, he is not in the squad to tour South Africa ...

2018-05-21 11:38 open_in_new
Plymouth Half Marathon: Car driven into path of runners

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A woman who drove on to the route of the Plymouth Half Marathon has been ...

2018-05-21 10:35 open_in_new
Invasion of toxic caterpillars closes parts of seaside town

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People living in a seaside town are being warning about an invasion of ...

2018-05-20 17:44 open_in_new
Woman who asked court to allow disabled daughter to die changes mind

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A woman who thought that her severely disabled 11-year-old daughter ...

2018-05-20 14:35 open_in_new
Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Newcastle Falcons

Defending Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs make five changes for their semi-final against Newcastle.

Don Armand, Sam Simmonds, Henry Slade, Lachie Turner and Ian Whitten return after missing the trip to Harlequins.

Fly-half Toby Flood is back from a hand injury and hooker Kyle ...

2018-05-18 15:53 open_in_new
Jeremy Thorpe: Memories of infamous Liberal politician strong in Devon

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Jeremy Thorpe was elected leader of the Liberal Party in 1967. In the ...

2018-05-18 13:47 open_in_new
Exeter City v Lincoln City: Danny Cowley claims Imps kit man 'assaulted' by fans

Exeter City have promised a "full investigation" after Lincoln manager Danny Cowley alleged kit man Dick Tacey was "assaulted" during a pitch invasion following Thursday's play-off defeat.

Fans ran onto the pitch after Exeter's 3-1 second-leg win at St James Park sent them to the League ...

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Thomas Waldrom: Exeter Chiefs back row will miss club's 'bunch of misfits'

Thomas Waldrom says the balance of characters in the Exeter squad is the reason they have been so successful.

The 35-year-old former England back row leaves at the end of this season to move back to his native New Zealand.

Since joining in 2014 he has scored 42 tries and was the ...

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'Plastic pebbles' pollution alert for UK beaches

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Environmental campaigners have warned of the dangers of "plastic pebbles" ...

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Riders 'too fat' for Dartmoor trek horses

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A horse-trekking firm says it is having to close - in part - because ...

2018-05-17 13:38 open_in_new
Steve Perryman: Exeter City director of football prepares for final home game

Whether Exeter City make it to Wembley or not on Thursday, the club's League Two play-off second leg marks the end of an era for the Devon club.

Steve Perryman - their director of football - retires after 15 years service at St James Park.

In that time, he has seen the club rise from ...

2018-05-17 12:35 open_in_new
Bobson Bawling: Torquay United sign former Crawley and Woking winger

Torquay United have signed Woking winger Bobson Bawling.

The 22-year-old spent three years at Crawley Town, playing 71 times for the League Two side between 2014 and 2017.

He joined Woking last summer and made 11 appearances as they suffered relegation from the National League ...

2018-05-16 19:47 open_in_new
NHS cyber-hero 'discussed bank hack role'

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The British cyber-security expert credited with thwarting a major ...

2018-05-16 19:47 open_in_new
Ducklings invade football pitch at Babbacombe Model Village

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A football pitch at a model village has been invaded by a team of ...

2018-05-15 21:44 open_in_new
Jakub Sokolik: Torquay United agree new deal with Czech central defender

Torquay United have agreed a new deal with Czech defender Jakub Sokolik.

The 24-year-old was offered terms by the Gulls following their relegation to National League South last month.

The former Plymouth Argyle and Southend defender played five times for Torquay after joining the ...

2018-05-14 19:29 open_in_new
Fine as boy nearly falls through steam train toilet floor

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A steam railway trust has been fined £40,000 after a boy nearly fell ...

2018-05-14 18:26 open_in_new
Brunel chamber halts road scheme

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A 19th Century engineering project by Isambard Kingdom Brunel has ...

2018-05-13 19:20 open_in_new
Torquay United striker Brett Williams agrees new deal with Gulls

Torquay United striker Brett Williams has signed a new undisclosed-length contract with the club.

Williams returned to Plainmoor from Bromley in January on a deal until the end of the season.

The 30-year-old scored four goals in 17 games, but was unable to save them from relegation ...

2018-05-13 15:08 open_in_new
Gruelling Ten Tors challenge completed by teenagers

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More than 2,000 young people have taken part in this year's Ten Tors ...

2018-05-13 15:08 open_in_new
Sarah Mullally installed as first female Bishop of London

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Former chief nursing officer the Right Reverend Dame Sarah Mullally has ...

2018-05-13 11:59 open_in_new