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  1. Chivenor Closure: 'North Devon will be culturally and financially worse off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | North Devon Gazette

    Shadow Liberal Democrat leader of North Devon Council and Devon County Councillor Brian Greenslade said today's announcement by defence secretary Michael Fallon was 'devastating' for the region. North Devon will be both culturally and financially worse off; the Royal Marines have been a welcome asset to our community.

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  2. Plymouth to become Royal Marine 'superbase' 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Plymouth looks set to become a 'superbase' for the Royal Marines according to the latest review published by the Ministry of Defence. The Better Defence Estate review, published on November 7, lists 91 Ministry of Defence sites which are set to be sold, with the proceeds reinvested back into creating areas of military expertise in the UK.

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  3. RMB Chivenor to close by 2027Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | North Devon Gazette

    In a Ministry of Defence review released today it says it will save A 3billion by 2040 by selling off 91 MoD sites across the UK. The Better Defence Estate strategy refers to 'Chivenor airfield and barracks' and says it is looking at disposal by 2027.

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  4. Long delays on Torpoint Ferry as only one boat is currently... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Western morning News

    The Torpoint Ferry has been hit by two separate technical issues this morning - leaving only one boat service and creating delays of up to 45 minutes.

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  5. SUBWAYNEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Western morning News

    Subway bosses are planning to open a string of new branches in the Plymouth area - and they want you to run them. The fast-food sandwich chain has plans to open up in Saltash, Torpoint and Tavistock - as well as more than a dozen other places in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and the Channel Islands.

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  6. Exmouth Town edged out by table-topping Saltash UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Exmouth Journal

    Exmouth Town head into Wednesday night s home meeting with Tavistock off the back of a single goal defeat on their visit to top-of-the-table Saltash United on Saturday afternoon, writes John Dibsdall. In their previous outing the Cornish side set a new club record of eight straight victories, but were fortunate to extend that sequence against a Town side that had the better of the exchanges for long periods of the match and were worth at least a point for their efforts.

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  7. Music notes 31.08.2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | This Is South Devon

    TONIGHT is Jazz Night at the Dog and Duck in Babbacombe, Torquay, with an 8.15pm start for Annika Skoogh and friends playing blues, swing, Latin and modern covers. MISTREATED bring their rock covers to the Queen's Arms at Brixham on Friday night and the Market House in Dartmouth on Saturday.

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  8. Blues record victory in opening SWPL Premier home matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Falmouth Packet

    Trailing 1-0 to Camelford after a Jason Roberts own goal, the Blues hit back with efforts from Keegan McPhilbin, Matt Buchan and Roberts in front of a crowd of 150. Last night Saltash made it two wins from two as they won 3-1 at Callington Town , while Godolphin had a 1-0 home win over Torpoint.

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  9. Plymouth-born safeguarding children scheme goes internationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Western morning News

    Operation Encompass was the brainchild of former Devonport officer Sgt David Carney-Haworth and his wife, Torpoint nursery and infant head teacher Elisabeth. In 2011 they created a system which shared police reports of domestic abuse incidents in Plymouth where children were present with the schools they attended, before the youngsters arrived at school the following morning.

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  10. Pokemon Go players caught by tide in EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | RTE.ie

    Six teenagers had a lucky escape after almost getting cut off by the sea while searching for Pokemon Go characters in England. The boys had been hunting for the virtual creatures at the unsafe Old Pier on Birnbeck Island, Weston super Mare, Somerset.

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  11. A captain of a Navy training base has left after 34 years in the forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Daily Echo

    Commanding officer of HMS Sultan and commandant of the Defence School of Marine Engineering Captain Trevor Gulley has said goodbye to his crew after 34 years in the Royal Navy . The 55-year-old marine engineer joined the Navy in 1982 after completing a naval architect technician apprenticeship at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

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  12. A captain of a Navy training base has left after 34 years in the forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Daily Echo

    Commanding officer of HMS Sultan and commandant of the Defence School of Marine Engineering Captain Trevor Gulley has said goodbye to his crew after 34 years in the Royal Navy . The 55-year-old marine engineer joined the Navy in 1982 after completing a naval architect technician apprenticeship at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

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  13. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Plymouth's retailers are being urged to help combat shoplifting - because police resources are now stretched due to Government cutbacks. The Devon and Cornwall force is particularly encouraging small businesses to help out by preventing theft and intervening at an early stage to stop crime happening.

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  14. What is the Skipper bus ticket and how will it work in Plymouth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    From July 4 bus passengers will be able to buy a ticket that lets them travel anywhere in Plymouth, with any operator - not just for the day but for a week or for four weeks. The Skipper allows unlimited travel throughout the city and in surrounding areas including Torpoint, Saltash, Roborough, Langage, Ivybridge, Wembury and Heybrook Bay, on all Plymouth Citybus, Go Cornwall, Stagecoach South West, Target Travel, Jackett's Coaches and Tally Ho buses.

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  15. Patients react angrily after GP surgery closure announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Angry patients in South East Cornwall say they are being left without a doctor after a deal to run their local practice fell through at the eleventh hour prompting the closure of two surgeries. A satellite surgery, Lodge House in Torpoint, was scheduled for closure as the building was deemed not fit for purpose.

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  16. Patients voice fears over GP shake-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Patients in South East Cornwall have voiced fears over the future of their local health service in spite an agreement to save a GP surgery threatened with closure. The GP surgery at Millbrook will be taken over by Rame Group Practice at the end of the month, ending a year of uncertainty.

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  17. fairyfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Western morning News

    Fairies are invited to make a festival's wish come true - to break a world record attempt as part of their ten year birthday celebrations. This weekend the 3 Wishes Fairy Festival event will welcome hundreds of winged wonders, but hope to have enough to gain the official title of having the most fairies gathered in one place.

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  18. The whole family will love 3 Wishes Fairy FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Cornish Guardian

    This weekend was made for families having fun in Cornwall. From fairies to shanty songs, train rides to town parades, here is your weekend line-up... Falmouth International Sea Festival, all weekend, free The nautical festival is back with more shanties, great venues and incredible atmosphere and runs alongside the Falmouth Classics which takes place on the water.

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  19. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Getting police officers back on the streets and creating a more modern police force in the Westcountry is "absolutely critical" - the region's new 'crime tsar' has said. Newly-elected police and crime commissioner Alison Hernandez, who takes on the role from former Royal Navy commander Tony Hogg, will start her new role on Thursday.

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  20. 'Dogs die in hot cars' warning after puppies rescued from... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | This Is Exeter

    Devon police have issued a warning to dog owners after several pets, including six puppies, we left in in the heat today.. The Exeter-based Met Office has predicted highs of 20C on Saturday and Sunday, prompting the RSPCA and police to remind pet owners to consider their animals over the summer weather.

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