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Weekend forecast: Turning cloudy and wet tomorrow

Weekend forecast: Turning cloudy and wet tomorrow Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

After a glorious start to the Easter weekend things look set to go downhill. Tomorrow promises to bring more in the way of cloud and rain as well as strengthening winds.

However, tonight will start on a quiet note with clear spells allowing temperatures to dip just low enough for a touch of frost. Thickening cloud and patchy rain will edge in from the southeast towards the end of the night.

A rather cloudy start to the day tomorrow but any rain will light and patchy.

The afternoon will see the rain turning more persistent with some heavy bursts in places. Winds will freshen for a time too and this will make it feel rather chilly with highs around 12 Celsius.

Sunshine and showers will follow for the next few days, the showers heavy at times. Winds will be fairly light though and it'll feel warm in any sunny spells.

Exeter's Dissenters' Graveyard opens to the public

Exeter's Dissenters' Graveyard opens to the public today Credit: ITV News West Country

The gates of Exeter's Dissenters' Graveyard will be opening to the public today (11am) after being closed for decades.

The graveyard right next to the old eye hospital on Magdalen Street was created in 1748 for committed Christians who'd turned their back on the established church.

It has been largely neglected since the last burial there more than 150 years ago. Now a Trust has been formed to preserve it.

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Historic graveyard opens to the public

There's a chance to glimpse some of Exeter's hidden history tomorrow (Saturday). The gates of the dissenters' graveyard are open to the public for the first time in decades, after months of hard work by 50 volunteers. John Andrews had a preview of the 250 year old site.

Men in boat accident "were not wearing life jackets"

One man died and another was taken to hospital after a boat capsized in a North Devon estuary. Police were called to an overturned pleasure boat at Bideford Bar at 11.33am after a nearby boat raised the alarm. Paramedics, the RAF search and rescue helicopter and the Coastguard also attended.

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene and officers are working to contact his next-of-kin.

Devon & Cornwall Police say the other man had only "minor injuries" and was taken to hospital in Exeter.

Two dogs were also recovered, but one died.

Swansea Coastguard watch officer Marc Lancey said the men were not wearing lifejackets.

"The area is a known hazard locally and widely (but) the sea was quite calm with light winds."

– Marc Lancey, Swansea Coastguard
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