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Tear them down or keep them? Devon's uneasy relationship with its statues and its past

Dr Todd Gray from the University of Exeter discusses the difficulty of holding prominent figures from previous eras - and the monuments which celebrate them - to modern standards

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Two aspects of Devon’s understanding of its past are

yesterday 17:11
Tear them down or keep them? Devon's uneasy relationship with its statues and its past

Dr Todd Gray from the University of Exeter discusses the difficulty of holding prominent figures from previous eras - and the monuments which celebrate them - to modern standards

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Two aspects of Devon’s understanding of its past are

yesterday 17:11
Ottery St Mary Tennis Club back in action
Ottery St Mary Tennis Club is now back up and seeing action after a spell of no activity owing to the Coronavirus pandemic.
yesterday 14:17
Man arrested after 25-hour police stand-off in Ham Drive

The man, in his 30s, has been taken into custody

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A man has been arrested following a 25-hour stand-off with police in

yesterday 11:56
Pictures show aftermath of shocking crash

Somehow the driver - who blew positive on a roadside breath test - managed to walk away with only minor injuries

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These

yesterday 11:56
Pictures show aftermath of shocking crash

Somehow the driver - who blew positive on a roadside breath test - managed to walk away with only minor injuries

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These

yesterday 11:56
Man whose body was pulled from the River Tamar was 49 years old

The man's next of kin has been informed

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Police say they have identified a man whose body was recovered from the River Tamar

yesterday 09:50
Man whose body was pulled from the River Tamar was 49 years old

The man's next of kin has been informed

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Police say they have identified a man whose body was recovered from the River Tamar

yesterday 09:50
Covid, crime and BLM: South Devon's top cop on his first six months in the role

Chief Superintendent Matt Longman has had a busy introduction to the senior role

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Six months is a long time in policing - and no amount of foresight could have prepared South Devon's police commander for

yesterday 00:23
The future of the Living Coasts site in Torquay outlined

The Wild Planet Trust announced in mid-June that it would not reopen after the pandemic

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Torbay Council wants to see the closed Living Coasts marine zoo at Torquay back in use as a wildlife centre.

The

yesterday 00:23
The future of the Living Coasts site in Torquay outlined

The Wild Planet Trust announced in mid-June that it would not reopen after the pandemic

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Torbay Council wants to see the closed Living Coasts marine zoo at Torquay back in use as a wildlife centre.

The

yesterday 23:20
First customers inside Devon hairdressers on Super Saturday

Things look very different to how they did before the lockdown began in March

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Customers across the country have been

2020-07-04 21:08
First customers inside Devon hairdressers on Super Saturday

Things look very different to how they did before the lockdown began in March

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Customers across the country have been

2020-07-04 21:08
Delays entering Devon and Cornwall as police issue warning to motorists - Live updates

A number of crashes and traffic jams have already been reported

Police have issued warnings to motorist heading to the South West on Super Saturday following a spate of accidents and traffic jams.

Images show thousands of vehicles heading into the South West on the M5, with delays

2020-07-04 21:08
Heavy traffic and crashes as drivers hit the road for Super Saturday - updates

If you have spotted a problem on the road, get in touch at katie.timms@reachplc.com

The heavy traffic has begun as tourists hit the road for Super Saturday.

Restrictions have been lifted further today, with pubs, restaurants and gaming arcades given the green light to reopen, after

2020-07-04 11:41
Caravans flood motorway services as hundreds flock to Devon and Cornwall

Dozens of motor homes and caravans have been spotted at Taunton Deane Services and Cornwall Services

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Dozens of caravans and

2020-07-04 10:38
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Project Water Harvesting the latest Exmouth Town 2020 initiative launched
There remains no fixed date for the return of football, certainly ‘as we knew it’ prior to the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, writes Steve Birley.
today 07:05
Inside the life of a recovering Devon drug addict

"It caused a lot of harm to my life, but I also hurt people that I love"

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A Devon man recovering from drug and alcohol

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Inside the life of a recovering Devon drug addict

"It caused a lot of harm to my life, but I also hurt people that I love"

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A Devon man recovering from drug and alcohol

today 22:26
Second region of Spain placed into lockdown just as Brits prepare to fly for holidays

Entry into and out of La Marina, which houses 70,000 residents, will be prohibited from midnight

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Spain has put a second

yesterday 21:23
The Exeter war hero who won the Victoria Cross - but refused to carry a gun

Theodore Bayley Hardy - who was 51 when war broke out - was determined to serve his country during the Great War, despite his religious beliefs - Tragically, he was killed just weeks before the conflict ended

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On April 25, 1918, a British

yesterday 21:23
The Exeter war hero who won the Victoria Cross - but refused to carry a gun

Theodore Bayley Hardy - who was 51 when war broke out - was determined to serve his country during the Great War, despite his religious beliefs - Tragically, he was killed just weeks before the conflict ended

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On April 25, 1918, a British

yesterday 21:23
The mysterious tale of Devon's 'Bull-Hole' tunnel under the cliffs

The tale of Splat Cove dates back to around the 1700's

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Many are familiar with the famous tale of the Minotaur from Greek

yesterday 21:23
The mysterious tale of Devon's 'Bull-Hole' tunnel under the cliffs

The tale of Splat Cove dates back to around the 1700's

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Many are familiar with the famous tale of the Minotaur from Greek

yesterday 21:23
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today 07:05 Project Water Harvesting the latest Exmouth Town 2020 initiative launched
today 22:26 Inside the life of a recovering Devon drug addict
today 22:26 Inside the life of a recovering Devon drug addict
yesterday 21:23 Second region of Spain placed into lockdown just as Brits prepare to fly for holidays
yesterday 21:23 The Exeter war hero who won the Victoria Cross - but refused to carry a gun
yesterday 21:23 The Exeter war hero who won the Victoria Cross - but refused to carry a gun
yesterday 21:23 The mysterious tale of Devon's 'Bull-Hole' tunnel under the cliffs
yesterday 21:23 The mysterious tale of Devon's 'Bull-Hole' tunnel under the cliffs
yesterday 18:14 What happened in care homes at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Torbay and South Devon
yesterday 18:14 What happened in care homes at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Torbay and South Devon
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yesterday 17:11 Newton Abbot crash blocks road and causes delays
yesterday 17:11 Tear them down or keep them? Devon's uneasy relationship with its statues and its past
yesterday 17:11 Tear them down or keep them? Devon's uneasy relationship with its statues and its past
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yesterday 16:08 Mid Devon's pubs are "safe places" say police as revellers enjoy first night out since lockdown
yesterday 15:05 Coronavirus deaths latest: Another 18 people confirmed dead in UK hospitals in past 24 hours - but none in Devon and Cornwall
yesterday 15:05 Coronavirus deaths latest: Another 18 people confirmed dead in UK hospitals in past 24 hours - but none in Devon and Cornwall
yesterday 15:05 Motorcycle involved in crash outside Exeter pub - updates
yesterday 14:17 Quiz time - How much do you know about all-time Premier League goal scorers?
yesterday 14:17 Cricket back on a local level from next Saturday
yesterday 14:17 Project Water Harvesting is latest Exmouth Town initiative to be completed
yesterday 14:17 Devon Cricket League chairman speaks about season re-start
yesterday 14:17 Ottery St Mary Tennis Club back in action
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yesterday 14:02 Woman left badly hurt after drunk ex chokes and punches her
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yesterday 14:02 Aston Martin caught speeding at 115mph on Devon A road
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yesterday 12:59 Wife who defrauded rugby star out of £1m has to pay back just £1
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yesterday 11:56 Man arrested after 25-hour police stand-off in Ham Drive
yesterday 11:56 Pictures show aftermath of shocking crash
yesterday 11:56 Pictures show aftermath of shocking crash
yesterday 10:53 Police dealt with more than 1,000 incidents on Super Saturday
yesterday 10:53 Police dealt with more than 1,000 incidents on Super Saturday
yesterday 10:53 Woman dies in Derriford Hospital after medical episode while in police custody
yesterday 10:53 Woman dies in Derriford Hospital after medical episode while in police custody
yesterday 09:50 Ham Drive police siege day two: Man armed with power tool remains inside house
yesterday 09:50 Police called to Devon pub as fight breaks out on Super Saturday
yesterday 09:50 Man whose body was pulled from the River Tamar was 49 years old
yesterday 09:50 Man whose body was pulled from the River Tamar was 49 years old
yesterday 08:47 'Budesy' turns boring social distancing markers into brilliant works of art
yesterday 08:47 'Budesy' turns boring social distancing markers into brilliant works of art
yesterday 01:29 Only 1 in 5 Exeter residents are heading back to the pub
yesterday 00:23 Covid, crime and BLM: South Devon's top cop on his first six months in the role
yesterday 00:23 The future of the Living Coasts site in Torquay outlined
yesterday 23:20 The future of the Living Coasts site in Torquay outlined
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