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Saturday's sports results


Exeter Chiefs have won a thrilling top of the table encounter:

They've beaten Harlequins 26-25 at Sandy Park. While in National League One Plymouth Albion beat Ampthil by 18-13.


It was a mixed weekend for the region's football teams:

Ryan Brunt rescued a point for Argyle with a late goal at Dagenham as it finished 1-1.

Jamie Reid scored in the fifth minute of injury time as Exeter also drew 1-1 against Bristol Rovers.

But Yeovil though lost 2-0 at Northampton, and in the National League it finished Braintree 0 Torquay 0.


Permanent Traveller site approved by Plymouth City Council

A new dedicated transit site for Gypsies and Travellers has been approved.

The 16 pitch site at Broadley Park is being funded with a £790,000 grant from the Homes and Communities Agency.

It's hoped it will reduce the costs of checking and clearing other illegal sites.

Map showing the approved site

Plymouth’s City Council’s Investment Board signed off the plans on Friday 27 November.

Councillor Tudor Evans, Leader of Plymouth City Council, said: “This is fantastic news as it will give us more power to be able to respond to local residents’ concerns and move on Travellers.

Having a dedicated site like this means we will be able to move them on much more quickly.

– Councillor Tudor Evans, Leader of Plymouth City Council

Climate change campaigners on the march in Bideford

Climate change campaigners have delivered a letter to Conservative MP Geoffrey Cox's office to complain about the reduction in subsidy for renewable energy technologies.

They say that local installers are going out of business as a result.

Credit: ITV News

It's ahead of a national climate change protest taking place in London on November 29.

There were some hecklers at the march, but people stood firm on why they were campaigning.

Our reporter Seth Conway joined them in the wind and rain:


Warning issued: Gale force winds could hit the coast

People are being urged to take care around the coast this Saturday (28 November) with gusts of more than 60mph expected.

Skybus flights to and from Newquay Airport have been cancelled due to high winds. Passengers with booked tickets will be transferred to Land's End.

A yellow weather warning has been issued across the South West:

Met Office map showing weather warning for the South West Credit: Met Office

Forecasters say exposed coastal areas - such as Cornwall and Devon - will be the worst affected as heavy winds and rain blow in from the Atlantic.

Drivers in the North have been warned to beware of spray, as wet weather on the roads could be blown up into spray on Saturday.

Police want to identify coastal path walker in search for missing pensioner

Police currently searching for Eugene Evans, who's missing from Hayle in Cornwall, are trying to identify a coastal walker as part of their appeal to the public.

Have you seen Eugene Evans?

Mr Evans was reported missing from his home in St Erth on Tuesday 24 November.

Police say they have had reports of a man using the south west coastal path between Portreath and Porthtowan - they would like to identify him and to eliminate him from their enquiries.


  • tall
  • thin build
  • wearing a long green wax style jacket and a black beanie hat
  • seen in the Lighthouse Hill area on Monday 23 November between 11.30am and midday

If you are the man described who was walking in the Lighthouse Hill area on Monday, or if you have seen Eugene Evans, please contact police on 101 quoting log 395 of 24 November.

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