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7 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Motorbike simulator aims to cut road deaths across South West

The state-of-the-art machine is first of its kind in the UK and police will be using to try and counter the high numb...

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7 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy seizes £33m of drugs in two operations in 24 hours

The Royal Navy has seized nearly £33m worth of illegal drugs from traffickers in the Middle East.

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11 days ago
devonlive.com

Brave Devon man's unprecedented solo journey to South Pole

Jonny Huntington, a resilient stroke survivor, embarks on a groundbreaking expedition to become the first disabled pe...

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16 days ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Shocking 'game changer' news changed Keyham bomb plans

In an article for magazine for UK local government sector, Tracey Lee - chief executive of Plymouth City Council - hi...

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21 days ago
devonlive.com

Bicton’s baton of bravery as students go 100 miles for charity

Bicton College’s MaPS Academy are tackling an 100-mile coastal challenge to support the Royal Marines Charity and the...

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26 days ago
devonlive.com

D-Day hero who drove Hermann Goring's car marks milestone birthday

From the battlefields of WWII to a century of life, a true hero turns 100 with a simple Yorkshire tea

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about 1 month ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth homes damaged by Keyham bomb clearance 'won't get financial help from MoD'

Plymouth Sutton and Devonport MP has revealed defence minister's reply to the plea for MoD to support the repairs to ...

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about 1 month ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy Marines race along Thames to deliver barrel of port marking Corp's 360th anniversary

The servicemen travelled from HMS President to the Tower of London carrying their 'Dues' for the Constable of the Tower

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about 1 month ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's first all-women team to row the Atlantic

The five known collectively as the Valkyries face 3,000 miles of open seas and competition from around three dozen ot...

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about 1 month ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

45 Plymouth women who make us proud this International Women's Day

We are celebrating International Women's Day by shining a light on just some of the incredible women in our city

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Fake British Army captain 'training troops on front line'

Volunteer fighters say Christopher Griffin was given a leadership role after claiming to have an extensive military b...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Keyham bomb crisis saw scores of local heroes do their bit

Plymouth Community Homes workers who quietly helped out as the city waited for a big bang

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth pub becomes refuge for emergency workers during bomb evacuation

The Ford Inn was completely destroyed during the blitz - and was one of the first pubs rebuilt after the war

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about 2 months ago
cornwalllive.com

People inside South West bomb zone are refusing to leave

People inside the cordon which has been erected following the discovery of a World War Two bomb in Plymouth are refus...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

People inside Plymouth bomb cordon are refusing to leave

"I'm not going they can come and get me. I'm clearly outside the cordon, I've got a two-year-old to look after."

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth WW2 bomb: Police warn residents - 'don't wait, pack tonight, make plans for next few days'

Latest guidance from Plymouth City Council means residents inside the new evacuation zone will just have tonight to g...

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about 2 months ago
belfastlive.co.uk

Victorian monument to famous Ulster soldier to be restored after safety concerns

Health and safety concerns were raised during stormy periods in the Winter

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth WW2 bomb weighs 500kg and is 80 inches long

The SC500 was used by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Emergency WW2 bomb centre opening in Plymouth

The 'urgent' announcement from Plymouth Active reveals plan to suspend activities at the main sports hall today as it...

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about 2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Massive sand wall to be built around Plymouth WW2 bomb

A major 'gold' command meeting will determine what action will be taken over the next few days in the city

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about 2 months ago
devonlive.com

North Devon legend Peter Christie dies, aged 73

A dedicated public servant, passionate advocate, and true pillar of our community

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth couple share secrets of happy marriage after 70 years together

Ian and Pam Carmichael, who have lived in Southway for more than 65 years, were married at St Boniface Church Hall of...

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

'Ship of doom killed my Plymouth nuclear test veteran dad'

Michael Burt’s father Douglas was a Commissioned Gunner serving on HMS Diana when she was ordered to steam through ra...

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's HMS Prince of Wales sails for Norway to lead NATO's biggest military exercise since ...

The Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier will lead a carrier strike group of eight ships - four of them British - suppor...

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2 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's new mine-hunting 'mother ship' even has a sauna

The commanding officer of the Navy's new mine-hunting "mother ship" has spoken of his pride in the "wonderful" vessel...

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2 months ago
devonlive.com

Tiverton cadets say goodbye to their historic home and hello to a new future

The Wessex Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Association has applied to demolish a 1914 cadet centre in Tiverton and build a ...

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth deploys on historic NATO mission

The aircraft carrier will be at the heart of combined exercises involving the alliance forces, building up to Steadfa...

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3 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Live: Newquay beach sealed off after public report 'unexploded bomb'

HM Coastguard has sectioned off an area of Tolcarne Beach

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3 months ago
inews.co.uk

UK military 'hollowed out' by years of under-funding, ex-defence secretary says

After US call for Britain to boost Armed Forces, Ben Wallace says: 'There is no point having more ships and tanks if ...

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Devonport Dockyard prosecuted after worker injured on Royal Navy ship

The Office for Nuclear Regulation is taking Devnport Dockyard to court after an incident on HMS Bulwark last year

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Royal Navy's HMS Albion and Bulwark 'won't be scrapped'

Government minister made the announcement last night during Commons debate over situation in Red Sea

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3 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Cornwall funeral notices and tributes to people who have died

Our thoughts are with those who have lost a loved one

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3 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

DWP will issue £152 a week 'top ups' to UK households who 'meet criteria'

DWP PIP claimants could get extra income over £150 a week outside benefit via premiums, it has emerged, as the cost o...

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3 months ago
birminghammail.co.uk

Old soldier, 100, raises £40k for charity after he was inspired by Captain Tom

Lance Corporal Harold Jones, from Sutton Coldfield, has walked thousands of laps of his garden - clocking up hundreds...

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3 months ago
cornwalllive.com

Cornwall funeral notices and tributes to people who have died

Our thoughts are with those who have lost a loved one

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth MP demands 'clarity' over Royal Navy warships

Luke Pollard - shadow defence minister - has asked for "urgent clarification" over the future of HMS Albion and HMS B...

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Plymouth's Royal Marines helped Norwegian authorities find missing hikers deep inside Arctic Circle

As temperatures plummeted below -20c the race was on to rescue the two missing hikers lost in the dark

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3 months ago
plymouthherald.co.uk

Britain’s Commandos preparing for NATO’s biggest Arctic exercise in a generation

Royal Navy's Royal Marines, Army Commandos and the Commando Helicopter Force are off to northern Norway as the UK und...

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3 months ago
glasgowlive.co.uk

Glasgow group to commemorate First World War submarine tragedy that killed 32 men

The Govan Reminiscence Group will hold its annual service to remember the tragedy which occurred on January 29, 1917,...

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