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When you think of a traditional British summer holiday you may picture happy days spent on the beach, watching a Punch and Judy show, and devouring delicious fish and chips and ice-cream. But while it is still possible to take a donkey ride on some UK beaches, one British seaside staple is increasingly harder to…

 
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These are the 25 parks in Devon that have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag award for their high standard of quality and cleanliness. The Green Flag scheme is the national benchmark for quality parks, and is run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. Each park or open space is judged against set criteria and…

 
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A 65-year-old man has died after being hit by a train in Devon. The line between Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot was stopped just before 1am after a collision near Teignmouth railway station. The lines remained closed for four hoirs. British Transport police have now confirmed that a man died. Read More   A…

 
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It’s official – Devon is the healthiest place to live in the whole of the UK. That’s according to an analysis by researchers at the University of Liverpool, which revealed the healthiest and unhealthiest places to live in the country. The analysis looked at levels of air pollution, access to various amenities such as fast…

 
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Devon Air Ambulance landed on Teignmouth beach after a jetskier was pulled from the water by members of the public and RNLI crews. The man is thought to have injured himself in the water before being rescued by lifeboat crews on Sunday afternoon. He was pulled onto the shore before being taken away in the…