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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Cloud will arrive as we head towards the afternoon but staying mostly dry.
A chilly and possibly frosty start to the day but it will be staying mostly dry.