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Genetic disorder Haemochromatosis can cause liver failure, diabetes and severe arthritis if untreated.

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British distance runner Jo Pavey is targeting a record-equalling sixth Olympic Games next year, when she will be 46.

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Kevin Gale, who has paranoid schizophrenia, was unfit to stand trial over the stabbing of Lee Turner.

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Charlie Dennis was pictured apparently playing the card game Solitaire.

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The store had been facing closure this month but an "agreement has been reached with the landlord".

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The cost of preparing Dorset Police's planned merger with Devon and Cornwall's force is revised.

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Tristan Morgan, 51, from Exeter, is accused of uploading a song called White Man to Soundcloud.

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Devon crabs are being picked in Vietnam as seafood company struggles to find UK staff.

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A senior Devon and Cornwall Police officer describes biting and spitting as "an atrocious act".

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How the stellar career of Laurel and Hardy came to an end after a show at an English regional theatre.

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The fatberg found in Devon is 210ft long - more than the height of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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How Gary Johnson has taken Torquay United from 14th in National League South to first, scoring 62 goals on the way.

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Community News

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our South Devon community.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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