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78 charged with drink and drug driving offences

78 charged with drink and drug driving offences
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Dorset police have charged 78 people with drink or drug driving-related offences since the 1st June.

It's all part of the forces summer campaign that includes an increase in traffic patrols and roadside checks. Anyone charged with a drive or drug related offence before the end of the month will have their names and court appearance details released to the media.

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British Transport Police warning on railway theft

British Transport Police warning on railway theft
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The British Transport Police is warning people to keep an eye on their belongings when they're travelling on trains between London and Cornwall.

Teams of officers have travelled in relay between London Paddington and Penzance on board First Great Western’s 1206hrs departure from Paddington.

They've been offering advice and safety tips as well as handing out leaflets and answering any questions or concerns passengers may have about keeping their possessions safe.

Commonwealth medal hopes in the pool

Plymouth's Ben Proud is Commonwealth favourite
Plymouth's Ben Proud is Commonwealth favourite Credit: ITV West Country

Two West Country swimmers are hoping to win medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight.

Plymouth's Ben Proud is the favourite to win gold in the men's 50metres butterfly having reached the final as the fastest qualifier.

Plymouth's Ben Proud
Plymouth's Ben Proud Credit: John Walton/PA

Exeter's Liam Tancock is in contention for a medal in the men's 100metres backstroke.

Liam Tancock in action in the Men's 100m Backstroke
Liam Tancock in action in the Men's 100m Backstroke Credit: Joe Giddens/PA

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Protest against sewage left on Cornish beach

Protest against sewage left on Cornish beaches
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A protest is to be held in West Cornwall by people worried about the impact a sewage overflow pipe is having on the area.

The pipe at Gwithian causes pollution problems during bad weather. There are warning signs as well as other alerts but locals want a long term solution to the problem which would mean no more discharges.

Tom Daley: 'I'm NOT retiring'

Plymouth diver Tom Daley has told us he's committed to carrying on in the sport for at least another two years. It comes just 24 hours after it was rumoured he was going to retire to pursue his television career.

In an interview with our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth, he said diving remained his priority - and his ambition was to compete at the next Olympic games in Rio.

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