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Torquay United's manager ahead of their biggest game of the season

Torquay United play the biggest game of their season tomorrow as they host Wrexham in the semi final second leg of the FA Trophy.

The Gulls lost 2-1 in Wales last weekend. But victory in the match at Plainmoor will see them through to the final at Wembley Stadium.

A win would be a boost for morale as well as for the club's finances Credit: ITV News

It would mean a lot to the club financially, it would mean a lot to the fans who thick and thin have supported us.

Finally for the players; it would give them some achievement that is everything in football, forget the money, achieving things in football is everything for me so that's what I want for them.

– Chris Hargreaves, Manager, Torquay Utd


New centre for dementia research in Exeter

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK

A specialist centre is being created at the University of Exeter to research dementia and its causes.

The Medical School will look at things like blood supply to the brain and the connections between epilepsy and dementia.

It's part of a £5 million project to encourage more scientists to study diseases such as Alzheimer's.

There are various different causes. The biggest is Alzheimer's disease. We know some of the things that go wrong in the brain and we can see some of those things for example with MRI scans and electrical measurements. And we know some of those underlying processes but we don't understand how the jigsaw comes together.

– Prof Andrew Randall University of Exeter Medical School


Former Devon teacher sentenced for child sexual abuse in Kenya

A former teacher has been sentenced to 17 years for sexually abusing young Kenyan street children - just months after admitting similar offences while he worked at a public school in North Devon.

Simon Harris indecently assaulted three boys aged between 13 and 14 while he was a teacher at Shebbear College in the 1980s.

In December last year he was was found guilty of five sex assaults while living in East Africa during the 1990s. He was acquitted on seven other charges.

Simon Harris used to be a housemaster and Latin teacher at Shebbear College in Devon Credit: ITV News
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