West Devon, England Newswire

West Devon, England Newswire

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  1. Three Islanders earn medals at Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Guardian

    Ricky Burns, coach of the P.E.I. Special Olympic 5-pin bowling team, poses with the three Island medal winners from the 2018 5-Pin Bowling Championships at an awards ceremony in Charlottetown on Saturday, including Kaitlynn MacKinnon of Charlottetown, Degan Hackett of West Devon and Jonathan Watts of Cove Head.

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  2. Big week ahead on P.E.I. for Special Olympics' bowling athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | The Guardian

    Team P.E.I. is ready to compete in the Special Olympics Canada 2018 bowling championships on home soil this week. Members of Special Olympics P.E.I.'s tenpin team are, front row, from left: Wayne Dyment and head coach Ann Kilby .

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  3. Beavers clean water, new researchRead the original story

    Thursday May 10 | Dear Kitty

    SYMPOSIUM: Restoring and Managing the "Emerald Islands" of the Sagebrush Sea : New Science, Sticks and Stones, and the Eager Beaver [held at the Society for Range Management Annual Meeting in Sparks, Nevada on Jan. 30, 2018] The study , undertaken by scientists at the University of Exeter using a captive beaver trial run by the Devon Wildlife Trust , has demonstrated the significant impact the animals have had on reducing the flow of tonnes of soil and nutrients from nearby fields into a local river system. The research, led by hydrologist Professor Richard Brazier, found that the work of a single family of beavers had removed high levels of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus from the water that flowed through their 2.5 hectare enclosure.

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  4. Beavers do dam good work cleaning water, research revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | Science Blog

    The study , undertaken by scientists at the University of Exeter using a captive beaver trial run by the Devon Wildlife Trust, has demonstrated the significant impact the animals have had on reducing the flow of tonnes of soil and nutrients from nearby fields into a local river system. The research, led by hydrologist Professor Richard Brazier, found that the work of a single family of beavers had removed high levels of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus from the water that flowed through their 2.5 hectare enclosure.

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  5. Beavers do 'dam' good work cleaning waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Science Daily

    The study, undertaken by scientists at the University of Exeter using a captive beaver trial run by the Devon Wildlife Trust, has demonstrated the significant impact the animals have had on reducing the flow of tonnes of soil and nutrients from nearby fields into a local river system. The research, led by hydrologist Professor Richard Brazier, found that the work of a single family of beavers had removed high levels of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus from the water that flowed through their 2.5 hectare enclosure.

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  6. Beavers do dam good work cleaning water, research revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | EurekAlert!

    The study , undertaken by scientists at the University of Exeter using a captive beaver trial run by the Devon Wildlife Trust, has demonstrated the significant impact the animals have had on reducing the flow of tonnes of soil and nutrients from nearby fields into a local river system. The research, led by hydrologist Professor Richard Brazier, found that the work of a single family of beavers had removed high levels of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus from the water that flowed through their 2.5 hectare enclosure.

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  7. MPs back public registers of ownership in bid to improve tax haven transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | Andover Advertiser

    The Government has backed down in the face of a potential Tory rebellion to ensure Britain's offshore tax havens are forced to be more transparent. Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan said the Government accepted there was a majority view in the Commons to ensure British overseas territories publish details of the true owners of firms.

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  8. Dorset has broadband speeds three times slower than an average city report showsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A new report by the County Council Network found that rural Dorset had an average speed of 26.9Mbps, less than half those in neighbouring Bournemouth and just slightly above the West Devon, which has the slowest broadband in Britain at just 21.8Mbps. However, nationally, 72 per cent of England's counties are below the national average download speed of 45Mbps and more than a quarter have average speeds below Ofcom's definition of superfast broadband .

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  9. RCMP clock 2nd extreme speeder in West PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | CBC News

    For the second time this spring RCMP in western P.E.I. have arrested a driver accused of going more than double the speed limit. An officer patrolling Route 12 near West Devon, east of O'Leary, measured a vehicle travelling at 197 km/h in a 90 zone.

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  10. Threats, excessive speeds and thefts in weekly Prince County RCMP reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Journal-Pioneer

    The following is a list of some of the noteworthy incidents and investigations undertaken by Prince District RCMP between April 16 and 22, 2018: On April 16, East Prince RCMP received a complaint from a resident of Salutation Cove Road stating that there was a lot of traffic on that road, especially in the overnight hours. The complainant believed this was suspicious in nature, due to the road being so secluded.

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  11. P.E.I. man charged with driving 100 km/h over speed limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | The Guardian

    RCMP in the West Prince have arrested a man for allegedly driving more than 100 kilometres over the speed limit on Route 12, near West Devon. RCMP said an officer on patrol in that area on Sunday, around 7:30 p.m., clocked a vehicle speeding west-bound at 197 km/h.

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  12. These are Plymouth's business stars of tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    They are Plymouth's business stars of tomorrow - the city's most enterprising teenagers who have invented products that could become consumer hits. Teams from eight city schools have thought up, designed, produced and sold ingenious products and then went head-to-head in the national Young Enterprise Company Programme competition.

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  13. Holsworthy Community Hospital beds to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | North Devon Gazette

    However, healthcare commissioner Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group has now written to the NDHT to formally request a programme to reopen beds. It said: "A range of information was presented to the CCG by NDHT at the time of the temporary closure and additional data has been received in the 12 months since then.

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  14. Devon health campaigners question county's approval of integrated care systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | North Devon Gazette

    On Wednesday Devon County Council's cabinet approved the development of an integrated care system in conjunction with Northern, East and West Devon Clinical Commissioning Group . It said the idea was to bring organisations closer together where appropriate to share services, budgets, staff and resources to provide a better service for Devon residents.

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  15. Man Engine draws big crowds to Ironbridge Gorge MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Newsday

    Man Engine is the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain and is on a tour of England and Wales. He is a 36ft-tall miner which was made to mark the 10th anniversary of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape being added to the Unesco list of World Heritage Sites.

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  16. Plans for 81 new homes on site of former school recommended for refusalRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2018 | This Is Exeter

    The West Devon Development Management and Licensing Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 17, to consider the plans for the site on Parkwood Road.

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  17. Parents can bag up to 75 per cent off and profits go to a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Mums, dads and parents-to-be in Plymouth and West Devon can pick up top-quality maternity, baby and toddlers' clothes, toys and equipment at the upcoming NCT Nearly New Sale with up to 75 per cent discount. Nearly New Sales are open to everyone, not just NCT members, and there are over 600 held annually in the UK.

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  18. Ambulance service urges people to think before calling 999 this EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Midweek Herald

    The bank holiday weekend is one of South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust's busiest of the year, with more than 11,000 incidents expected between Good Friday and Bank Holiday Monday. North, East and and West Devon is expected to be the busiest region in the South West, with more than 1800 incidents expected in the area over the bank holiday weekend.

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  19. Fears for Devon under new 'integrated care system'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | North Devon Gazette

    A row over a proposed new system of merging health and social care for Devon is set to break out at County Hall tomorrow . An integrated care system is supposed to start in the county on April 1, brought in by North, East and West Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and Devon County Council.

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  20. Parking charges set to rise in West DevonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | This Is South Devon

    Parking charges are set to rise as part of a revised parking strategy for the next four years for West Devon Borough Council Parking charges are set to rise as part of a revised parking strategy for the next four years for West Devon Borough Council.

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