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Plymouth prepares for fireworks spectacular

Tens of thousands of people are expected to line The Hoe Credit: ITV Westcountry

Final preparations are taking place ahead of the annual British Fireworks Championships in Plymouth tonight.

Now in it's 19th year, it will take place over two days where thousands of people to see more than four tonnes of fireworks light up the city sky and Plymouth Sound.

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Chagstock Festival is ON despite rumours

Chagstock Festival starts tomorrow Credit: ITV News West Country

The organisers of the Chagstock Festival have confirmed that this year's fesitval is going ahead as planned despite online rumours that it had been cancelled due to adverse weather.

The festival opens at 2pm tomorrow afternoon.

“We have absolutely no idea where these rumours originated, but we can categorically state that Chagstock Festival is NOT cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. We are set up, ready to go and looking forward to welcoming thousands of people for what is forecast to be a generally sunny festival this weekend.”

– Si Ford, Festival Organiser

Play marks a century since Exeter City played Brazil

Exeter City footballers are preparing to travel to South America on Thursday to recreate the club's most historic match. A century ago they became the first side to play against Brazil's national team.

That game has now been turned into a musical. 'The Day We Played Brazil' opens tomorrow night, and tells the story of the original 1914 fixture and what's happened to the city since then. Seth Conway reports.

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