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Inside the legendary Devon skate park that closed 15 years ago

Did you ever skate here?

Skate parks are commonplace in towns and even villages around Devon these days - but that wasn't always the case.

In the early to mid-noughties skateboarding was enjoying its second coming, largely thanks to pioneering computer games like Tony Hawks Pro ...

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Inside the legendary Devon skate park that closed 15 years ago

Did you ever skate here?

Skate parks are commonplace in towns and even villages around Devon these days - but that wasn't always the case.

In the early to mid-noughties skateboarding was enjoying its second coming, largely thanks to pioneering computer games like Tony Hawks Pro ...

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The murder on Exeter's Cathedral Green that history will never forget

Following his death, 21 people including the cathedral dean ay’s mayor were charged with involvement in the conspiracy

It was a morning like no other in Exeter history. On November 9, 1283, a man dressed in white robes was set upon by a mob within a short distance from the still yet ...

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The murder on Exeter's Cathedral Green that history will never forget

Following his death, 21 people including the cathedral dean ay’s mayor were charged with involvement in the conspiracy

It was a morning like no other in Exeter history. On November 9, 1283, a man dressed in white robes was set upon by a mob within a short distance from the still yet ...

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The people we met at Exeter and South Devon magistrates courts

Devon Live brings you the latest people to appear at court

NOVEMBER 29

Edward ALEXIS-HEWITT, Merrivale Road, Exeter. Age: 27. On 27/10/2019 at Exeter assaulted a female, thereby occasioning her, actual bodily harm. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on bail until 10/01/2020.

The courts ...

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The people we met at Exeter and South Devon magistrates courts

Devon Live brings you the latest people to appear at court

NOVEMBER 29

Edward ALEXIS-HEWITT, Merrivale Road, Exeter. Age: 27. On 27/10/2019 at Exeter assaulted a female, thereby occasioning her, actual bodily harm. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on bail until 10/01/2020.

The courts ...

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Sheila Mercier, who played Emmerdale's Annie Sugden, dies aged 100

Annie Sugden actor Sheila Mercier has died aged 100

She was known to millions as Annie Sugden - but the real star was the woman behind the famous Emmerdale character.

Sheila Mercier was a legend of the television soap.

Tributes are being paid to the 100-year-old, who would have ...

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Conservatives hold Topsham after by-election in Exeter - but see vote share fall

Keith Sparkes was elected to Exeter City Council.

The Conservatives have added to their General Election victory by holding onto a seat on Exeter City Council in a by-election.

Keith Sparkes secured more than 2,000 votes in the by-election in the Topsham ward that was held on the ...

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John Lewis urgently recall Christmas gift over allergens

The labelling mistake means the products could trigger allergies in anybody coming into contact with them

John Lewis is urgently recalling one of its Christmas products due to it containing allergens.

Their Lazzaroni Italian Collection Christmas Gift Bag is missing its product ...

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A382 shut both ways following crash - live updates

A serious collision has blocked Station Road

A main road through a Devon town is closed in both directions tonight.

Station Road in Moretonhampstead is blocked off by emergency services following a crash.

Slow traffic has already been reported on the A382 between the town and ...

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Long-running Totnes lift saga set to end

The station's two lifts have never worked but Network Rail say this will change in January 2020-and have apologised for the delay

The long-running problems with the lifts at Totnes train station look set to end-as Network Rail says they will be operational from January 2020.

Work on ...

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Devon set to make inflation-busting increase to its 2020/21 budget

The authority's ruling Cabinet on Wednesday agreed a draft budget which will see a rise of 6.4 per cent in spending on children's services, adult care and roads across the county.

Inflation-busting increases in spending on vital services are being planned by Devon County Council – ...

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Devon set to make inflation-busting increase to its 2020/21 budget

The authority's ruling Cabinet on Wednesday agreed a draft budget which will see a rise of 6.4 per cent in spending on children's services, adult care and roads across the county.

Inflation-busting increases in spending on vital services are being planned by Devon County Council – ...

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First look inside popular church after amazing transformation

St Matthias Church in Wellswood, Torquay has been closed for many months

One of Torbay's most popular churches has undergone a massive £85,000 transformation and the public are being invited to take a look around inside for the first time this weekend.

After four years of ...

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First look inside popular church after amazing transformation

St Matthias Church in Wellswood, Torquay has been closed for many months

One of Torbay's most popular churches has undergone a massive £85,000 transformation and the public are being invited to take a look around inside for the first time this weekend.

After four years of ...

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Five of the most bizarre stories from yesterday's General Election counts in Devon

Hedgehogs, dinosaurs and hippopotami - last night General Election did see one or two moments of amusement...

Yesterday's General Election ended up with Boris Johnson's Conservative Party securing a comprehensive majority - a victory so convincing that not many of us saw it ...

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Five of the most bizarre stories from yesterday's General Election counts in Devon

Hedgehogs, dinosaurs and hippopotami - last night General Election did see one or two moments of amusement...

Yesterday's General Election ended up with Boris Johnson's Conservative Party securing a comprehensive majority - a victory so convincing that not many of us saw it ...

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Aldi to give away free food to people who need it on Christmas Eve

Supermarket chain Aldi has pledged to give away all its unsold fresh food to charity on Christmas Eve

Aldi has been hailed for its generosity after pledging to give away free food to those in need on Christmas Eve.

The German discount supermarket chain has issued a plea online, ...

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Aldi to give away free food to people who need it on Christmas Eve

Supermarket chain Aldi has pledged to give away all its unsold fresh food to charity on Christmas Eve

Aldi has been hailed for its generosity after pledging to give away free food to those in need on Christmas Eve.

The German discount supermarket chain has issued a plea online, ...

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Exeter Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin is £44m richer after the election result

With the stock market soaring following the result, shares in Wetherspoons jumped nearly 10% by lunchtime on Friday, meaning Mr Martin's 32% stake is now worth £531 million

He may have thrown his support behind Nigel Farage and the Brexit Party, who failed to win a single seat at the ...

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Chilling note of love left for drugs death teenager Tyler Peck

Tribute left for 15-year-old by or on behalf of Holly Strawbridge - the woman who supplied the painkillers that killed him

A touching tribute was left for tragic drugs death teenager Tyler Peck in the days after his overdose - but the words hid a chilling secret.

The handwritten note ...

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