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Police 'extremely concerned' for missing Kingsbridge man

Mark Carroll was last seen on Friday Credit: Devon and Cornwall

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a 52-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in the Kingsbridge area.

Mark Carroll was last seen in Kingsbridge at 3.30pm on Friday 24 June. Police say they are extremely concerned for his welfare.

Officers have been conducting local searches for Mark, who frequents the South Hams and Dartmoor areas.

He is believed to be driving a blue Fiat Multipla, registration number WJ56 VPL.

Anyone who sees Mark or knows of his whereabouts is urged to contact police on 999.

Cornish man strands himself on island for charity

Lee Hodge stands on Gull Rock Credit: Colin Higgs

A man has stranded himself on a small island to raise money for charity.

Lee Hodge, from Portreath, returned to the mainland yesterday lunchtime after 48 hours on Gull Rock.

Armed with just a cool box, camping stove and a kayak, he says he passed the time waving to passing kayakers and drying out his clothes (it rained both nights!)

Lee's stint on Gull Rock raised £2000 Credit: Colin Higgs

Lee decided he wanted to raise money for Cornwall Hospice Care after losing his stepfather to cancer. He raised more than £2000.

He says he hasn't stopped the fundraising and he's planning a skydive next.

Lee Hodge passed the time waving at kayakers Credit: Colin Higgs
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