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3 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Doing Her Bit: Ele Saltmarsh

Ele Saltmarsh, who lives in Wootton Fitzpaine and attends the Woodroffe School, is in the running for the Young Human Rights Reporter of the year.

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7 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

THREE new volunteers have joined the management team of the RNLI lifeboat operation in Lyme Regis.

Charles Watton, 63, is the new chairman of the Lifeboat management group, and Nick Marks, 60, and Adrian Ragbourne, 47, have been appointed deputy launching authorities and as such are the first point of contact for coastguards when they request a launch of the lifeboat.

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12 hrs ago | This Is Exeter

Churches do more for community than atheists, says Devon MP

A West Country MP has said Christians are more likely to come to the aid of the poor and vulnerable in Britain after David Cameron said the country should be "more evangelical" about its religious beliefs.

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16 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Costa Rica is coming home on cycle ride

EASTER Monday is often a day to rest and devour chocolate eggs, but for a Bampton father and daughter it will be spent cycling a total of 170 miles.

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19 hrs ago | Western morning News

Firefighters rescue horse from stream

A fire crew from Newton Abbot, along with a special rescue team from Bridgwater, were sent to Trusham, near Newton Abbot, after the owner reported the horse had fallen in a stream and was unable to get up.

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23 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

TWO stranded men were rescued after becoming cut off by the tide whilst fishing at Lyme Regis.

The pair were fishing off rocks below the outer breakwater of the harbour at around 9.30pm yesterday when they became stranded.

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Yesterday | This is The West Country

Dame Mary with Hearing Dogs

CALLING all dogs in East Devon. Why not give your owners a treat on Sunday April 27 and 'lead' them to a charity event specially designed around for people and pooches? East Devon District Council is hosting another charity 'Dogs' Day Out' from 10am to 4pm.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bridportnews.co.uk

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: MISSING: South Avenue, Lyme Regis

COUNCILLORS kicked up a stink after a disappointing response from the Dorset Waste Partnership regarding the mystery of the missing litter bins in Lyme Regis .

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This Is Exeter

Shed destroyed in Crediton fire involving propane cylinders

Fire crews were called to Crediton yesterday after multiple calls from the village of Cheriton Fitzpaine as residents could see a workshop on fire.

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North Devon Gazette

Man dies after boat capsizes near Bideford Bar

The upturned boat, described by the Coastguard as a 'pleasure vessel', was spotted in the mouth of the estuary shortly before 11am.

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South Wales Argus

Newport firm plans to go into administration

THE DIRECTOR of Newport firm Green Hill Construction has confirmed they intend to enter administration, after their work force was made redundant last week.

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Times-series.co.uk

One killed in microlight accident

The light aircraft came down at Colyton in the east of the county near Lyme Regis today, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

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North Devon Gazette

Consultation on the future of North Devon libraries get underway.

People invited to have their say on a major shake up of Devon Library Service, which could see some smaller libraries forced to close.

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Mid Devon Star

Bus services are being diverted

BUSES running between Crediton and Exeter will now run every 15 minutes after Stagecoach South-West announced the introduction of a new route.

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Mid Devon Star

Ongoing investigation into cause of pub blaze

Fire ripped through The Twyford Inn, on the corner of Bampton Street and Newport in Tiverton on Monday , completely destroying the roof and first floor - and the cause is still under investigation by the Fire Service and Police.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Devon and Cornwall bogus police warning as people duped

Police are urging householders to be on their guard following incidents of a phone fraud where unsuspecting victims are duped by people posing as police.

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This Is Exeter

Fox blamed after plane from Exeter crashed at Dunkeswell air...

A fox on the runway has been blamed in an official report for an incident in which a light aircraft out of Exeter was seriously damaged as it came in to land at Dunkeswell, east Devon As the 2001 built two seater Jabiru - reg G BZST - owned by David and Leslie Rhys of Bovey Tracey, approached the runway the pilot and passenger spotted a fox on the ... (more)

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Campaignseries.co.uk

Campaign Series: Brynmawr bus depot closure puts 77 jobs at risk

BLAENAU Gwent and Monmouthshire will bear the brunt of cuts to bus operator Stagecoach's South Wales services, it was revealed today.

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This Is North Devon

North Devon Journal Health and Beauty

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This Is South Devon

Fact finding visit to garage group

NEWTON Abbot MP Anne Marie Morris heard how the government could help local business on a fact-finding visit to the growing Kingsteignton-based AC Group.

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