From Barnstable reporter Seth Conway: "North Devon gets massive Nature Improvement grant to benefit wildlife and people alongside River Torridge".
"The money will help farmers to leave wildlife areas on field borders with rivers and to boost Pearl Mussels". Find our more about the Nature Improvement Areas.
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The pair pleaded guilty to their part in the burglary of two banks in which explosives were used.