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Man jailed for threatening to stab Teignmouth councillor

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A man with a vendetta against politicians has been jailed for threatening ...

yesterday 16:44 open_in_new
Devon and Cornwall Police officer dismissed over sexual relations

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A police officer has been sacked for having sex with a "vulnerable" woman ...

yesterday 12:32 open_in_new
Devonport submarine base 'not fit for purpose', say MPs

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Devonport Dockyard, where the Royal Navy's nuclear submarines are ...

yesterday 11:29 open_in_new
Troy Brown: Exeter City defender has knee surgery

Exeter City centre-back Troy Brown has had surgery on a knee injury.

It is not known yet how long the 28-year-old will be out for - he missed a chunk of last season with a knee problem and also had time out two years ago with a pelvic problem.

"It's been an issue for a while," Exeter ...

2018-09-20 17:32 open_in_new
Gary Johnson: Torquay boss aims to grow links with son Lee's Bristol City

Torquay United manager Gary Johnson says he hopes to increase the links between the club and Championship side Bristol City, managed by his son Lee.

Johnson, 62, took over at the Gulls last week after Gary Owers was sacked.

He leads the ex-Football League side as they play in the ...

2018-09-20 15:26 open_in_new
Premiership: Newcastle v Exeter Chiefs

Newcastle lock Calum Green will make his 100th appearance for the club when Exeter visit Kingston Park.

Falcons make four changes from a win at Worcester last week, including a competitive debut for winger Tom Arscott who partners Alex Tait.

Exeter will bid to maintain their perfect ...

2018-09-20 14:23 open_in_new
Triple amputee Mark Ormrod receives honorary degree

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A former Royal Marine has said his life is better than it was before he ...

2018-09-19 20:32 open_in_new
Sea Kings helicopters make final flight in Devon and Cornwall

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Two Sea King military helicopters have completed their final farewell ...

2018-09-19 19:29 open_in_new
Action plan to improve fire safety at Devon hotel

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A hotel has said it is taking action to improve fire safety precautions ...

2018-09-19 19:29 open_in_new
Crisp packet graduation gown worn in Walkers recycling protest

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A marine biology student who wore a home-made graduation gown made out of ...

2018-09-18 14:05 open_in_new
FA Cup: BBC to show Lymington Town v Torquay United in second qualifying round

The BBC will stream the FA Cup second qualifying round tie between ninth-tier Lymington Town and former Football League club Torquay United on Saturday.

Hampshire part-timers Lymington have won through three rounds to reach this stage.

Torquay were relegated from the Football League ...

2018-09-17 17:05 open_in_new
Chris Webb: Plymouth Argyle club president to step down after seven years

Plymouth Argyle's honorary president Chris Webb is to give up the role.

Lifelong fan Webb was instrumental in bringing outgoing chairman James Brent to the club back in 2011 when the club were in administration in the midst of major financial problems.

Brent is due to step down next ...

2018-09-17 17:05 open_in_new
Teenage cyclist dies two days after Exeter crash

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A teenage boy died two days after his bicycle was involved in a crash ...

2018-09-17 17:05 open_in_new
Devon drug addict with bomb under bed jailed

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A man found with a 9kg (20lb) fertiliser bomb under his bed has been ...

2018-09-17 17:05 open_in_new
Gary Johnson: New Torquay United boss gives Gulls squad more freedom

New Torquay United manager Gary Johnson says he has given his players more freedom, but is not afraid to make changes to the squad if needed.

Johnson made a winning start with a 2-0 victory at Hungerford Town.

"I leave players to bring out the footballer in them. I don't say you've ...

2018-09-17 13:56 open_in_new
Man, 78, dies 11 weeks after Torrington car park crash

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A 78-year-old man has died 11 weeks after he was involved in a crash in ...

2018-09-15 13:38 open_in_new
Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Sale Sharks

England wing Jack Nowell returns for Exeter as one of seven changes to the side which beat Wasps.

Fly-half Joe Simmonds and scrum-half Jack Maunder start, while Ben Moon, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Harry Williams and Jonny Hill are included in the pack.

Sale Sharks make only two changes from ...

2018-09-14 17:41 open_in_new
Loss of fuel prompted plane's Devon beach landing

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A pilot was forced to land a light aeroplane on a beach after it ran out ...

2018-09-14 14:32 open_in_new
Bideford radiation expert held over home chemicals

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A radiation scientist has spoken of his anger at being arrested on ...

2018-09-14 10:20 open_in_new
Hundreds stranded on new high-speed train in Devon

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Hundreds of passengers were left stranded on a new GWR high-speed train ...

2018-09-14 10:20 open_in_new
Prince Harry warns marines of 'blood, sweat and tears'

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The Duke of Sussex has warned young marines to be ready for "blood, sweat ...

2018-09-13 19:38 open_in_new