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Meet the inspiring man in the horse drawn cart on the A38

This is why you've been stuck behind a horse drawn cart on the A38

There's a high chance if you've been driving along the A38 this week that you may have passed a horse drawn gypsy-wagon. 

The horse and cart has been causing hold ups along the west-bound carriageway, with ...

yesterday 21:53 open_in_new
Meet the inspiring man in the horse drawn cart on the A38

This is why you've been stuck behind a horse drawn cart on the A38

There's a high chance if you've been driving along the A38 this week that you may have passed a horse drawn gypsy-wagon. 

The horse and cart has been causing hold ups along the west-bound carriageway, with ...

yesterday 21:53 open_in_new
Man faces minimum of five years jail for BB gun threats

John Ward pleaded guilty to two offences under the Firearms Act

A man who used two BB guns to make threats of violence in Torquay has been warned that he faces a minimum jail term of five years.

John Ward, aged 42, of Thurlow Road, Torquay, pleaded guilty to two offences under the ...

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Police called to Exeter city centre after two separate attacks

Police officers spotted in number in Exeter city centre earlier today

Police were called to Exeter city centre at lunchtime today (August 23) to investigate two unrelated assaults.

The first took place at Cathedral Yard, when a man attacked another man in seemingly unprovoked ...

yesterday 20:50 open_in_new
Police called to Exeter city centre after two separate attacks

Police officers spotted in number in Exeter city centre earlier today

Police were called to Exeter city centre at lunchtime today (August 23) to investigate two unrelated assaults.

The first took place at Cathedral Yard, when a man attacked another man in seemingly unprovoked ...

yesterday 20:50 open_in_new
Watch as desperate knifeman holds up first of three shops in three days

Drug addict robber Justin Lee jailed for eight years for threatening women store assistants with blade

A desperate drug addict who held up three convenience stores with a knife has been jailed for eight years.

Crack cocaine user Justin Lee, aged 36, was caught on CCTV threatening ...

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Watch as desperate knifeman holds up first of three shops in three days

Drug addict robber Justin Lee jailed for eight years for threatening women store assistants with blade

A desperate drug addict who held up three convenience stores with a knife has been jailed for eight years.

Crack cocaine user Justin Lee, aged 36, was caught on CCTV threatening ...

yesterday 19:47 open_in_new
Moment Devon prank caller asks police for a bacon sandwich

Police release audio of man making breakfast order and asking for delivery to Barnstaple

Police have released audio of a 999 call in which a man asks for a bacon sandwich and two fried eggs.

The time-waster went on to request a drink and delivery to Barnstaple.

It has been ...

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Met Office confirm exactly when Devon will be hottest this Bank Holiday weekend

Forecasters say records could be broken this weekend as the county braces itself for the perfect mini break

Met Office chiefs say it promises to be an absolute scorcher in Devon this weekend.

Glorious sunshine will last the entire stretch of the bank holiday and it could end up being ...

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Met Office confirm exactly when Devon will be hottest this Bank Holiday weekend

Forecasters say records could be broken this weekend as the county braces itself for the perfect mini break

Met Office chiefs say it promises to be an absolute scorcher in Devon this weekend.

Glorious sunshine will last the entire stretch of the bank holiday and it could end up being ...

yesterday 18:44 open_in_new
Moment Devon prank caller asks police for a bacon sandwich

Police release audio of man making breakfast order and asking for delivery to Barnstaple

Police have released audio of a 999 call in which a man asks for a bacon sandwich and two fried eggs.

The time-waster went on to request a drink and delivery to Barnstaple.

It has been ...

yesterday 18:44 open_in_new
Exeter politician sent 'crunchy' fake anthrax through the post as part of terror plot

"It started crunching when we picked it up and I was aware from that moment it wasn't quite right."

The Deputy Lord Mayor of Exeter has spoken about being the target of a terror plot involving hoax anthrax being sent to her door.

Cllr Yolonda Henson was one of 16 MPs and councillors ...

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Exeter man 'punched in face twice' by woman after pub karaoke rendition of Morrissey

Police probe kick-off at Duke of York's weekly karaoke event

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly punched twice in the face by a female punter at an Exeter pub's karaoke night.

The drama happened at The Duke of York, Sidwell Street, on Tuesday (August ...

yesterday 17:41 open_in_new
Exeter man 'punched in face twice' by woman after pub karaoke rendition of Morrissey

Police probe kick-off at Duke of York's weekly karaoke event

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly punched twice in the face by a female punter at an Exeter pub's karaoke night.

The drama happened at The Duke of York, Sidwell Street, on Tuesday (August ...

yesterday 17:41 open_in_new
Woman in court this morning charged with attempted robbery of seaside fudge shop

It follows an armed response by Devon and Cornwall Police in Teignmouth

A woman is due to appear in court this morning charged with an attempted robbery at the Rock N Fudge shop in Teignmouth.

Emily Boyne, 26, of Fore Street, Chudleigh, has also been charged with possession of an ...

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Mid Devon youngsters celebrate GCSE results despite tougher exams

On Thursday, August 22 is 2019 GCSE results day and thousands of pupils across the country have found out their grades

Hundreds of youngsters across Mid Devon have received their results after sitting the Government's tough new GCSE courses.

On Thursday, August 22 is 2019 GCSE ...

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Two town councillors resign in Cullompton - here's how you can replace them

Former councillors Liza Oxford-Booth and Michael Oxford no longer live in Cullompton

Cullompton Town Council has vacancies for two town councillors following resignations.

Former councillors Liza Oxford-Booth and Michael Oxford no longer live in Cullompton.

Cullompton town ...

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Major problems after crash, fire and holiday traffic on A38 - live

Traffic updates as we get them

A crash, a vehicle fire and holiday traffic are causing major problems for motorists using the A38 in Devon and Cornwall.

The road is blocked Plymouth-bound near Chudleigh after a crash and vehicle fire.

Holiday traffic heading through Devon ...

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The area in Devon where house prices are rising by almost £90 a day

Prices are soaring in some areas of Devon

The average price of a UK home has increased in price by an average of £11 a day in the first half of the year - but this isn't the same picture for every part of Devon.

According to new analysis from property website Zoopla, some homes ...

yesterday 16:38 open_in_new
Chaos for rail passengers catching Exeter to Plymouth trains - latest updates

Chaos for rail passengers catching Exeter to Plymouth trains

Trains between Exeter and Plymouth have been thrown into chaos this morning after engineers carrying out work on the line failed to finish on time.

Dozens of passengers were left waiting on the platform at Totnes when the ...

yesterday 16:38 open_in_new
Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit Devon today

The time and location of his visit is being withheld from the public for security reasons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on his way to Devon today.

Details of exactly where and when he will arrive in the county are not being publicly disclosed at the moment for security ...

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