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George Osborne made the pledge during a speech at Appledore Shipyard this morning (Friday)

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Checks were carried out by police at Honiton Tesco as part of a drive to cut down on defective vehicles. PC Steve Lee with Tesco staff Michael Williams, Mark Dowell, Angela Lockyer and Naomi Curtis. Ref mhh 6528-21-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The activity was part of Operation Mascot, the rural East Devon policing sector’s initiative to tackle travelling criminals, address driving offences and improve road safety.

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First year Sixth Form students Mikey Rose, Brad Burraston and Tom Broderick

Axe Valley Community College sixth formers selected to take part in for philosophy, politics and economics programme

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The submerged car in Appledore. Picture: Andy Willterton.

Coastguard and a local tractor driver attempted to rescue the vehicle yesterday (Thursday) which is still stuck in the sand.

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10:06
Caravans moved onto Barnstaple's Rock Park earlier  this evening (Wednesday).

Enforcement officers called off as encampment vacates Rock Park.

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Fran Rose with her daughter Lucy in her previous electric wheelchair

A housebound Topsham woman, whose electric wheelchair broke down, is looking for a replacement to allow her to get out and about again.

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Unveiling the Conservative six point plan for the South West.

The Chancellor is paying a visit to Appledore Shipyard this morning (Friday) to announce, among other things, improvements to A361 Link Road.

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09:31

The new co-ordinators of the Budleigh Salterton Voluntary Car Service are making an appeal for more drivers to come forward.

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The Hobby Horse

From agriculture shows and food fairs to railway shows and picnics - there is loads to do in North Devon this bank holiday weekend.

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Councillor Maddie Chapman was elected as the new Mayor of Exmouth at the annual meeting of the Exmouth Town Council on Monday evening and is pictured with Town Crier Roger Bourgein. Ref exe 7022-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Brixington’s Maddie Chapman has been elected as Exmouth’s mayor, taking over the mantle from Bill Nash.

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Devon sport

29 minutes ago

Rising eventing star Emily King is ‘over the moon’ with a recent string of successes - including one of her ‘best results to date’.

10:42

Budleigh Salterton’s big-hitting Zimbabwean Cephas Zhuwao will make his belated debut against Barton this Saturday.

09:56
Millwey Rise Under 9s with their coaches Jamie Froom & Darren Clarke.

Millwey Rise had two teams in action at the Exeter and District Youth League finals held at the St James Park home of Exeter City.

09:48

There was another round of mixed results for the Lyme Regis bowlers in recent outings, writes Paul Moffitt.

09:41
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In glorious May weather the DMVGA team headed into Cornwall to play the first leg of the annual match against the Cornish Seniors Golfing Association, writes Stuart MacKerrell

Yesterday, 17:47
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Sidmouth men’s A team played two matches in the space of six days, writes Kate Truman.

Yesterday, 14:05
Max Curtis. Photo by Simon Horn.

Plymouth’s batsmen had few answers to a North Devon bowling attack bristling with career cricketers as North Devon cruised to a 104-run victory at Instow.

Yesterday, 12:18
North Devon's U11s are the county district champions

North Devon are the under 11 county champions.

Yesterday, 11:39
Keith Hanson on his way to victory at Asham Wood. Picture: Dave Rich

Local garage owner Keith Hanson took the overall win in his class at the recent British Evo Championship at Asham Wood, near Frome.

Yesterday, 10:47

Despite squally showers and a biting breeze, 34 of Sidmouth Bowls Club’s stalwart members gathered at 5.30pm to play in the first of this season’s Sunset Umbrella games on Monday, writes Susie Bonnell.

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