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FOOTBALL: Home win for Exeter City

A welcome result for Exeter City Credit: ITV News West Country

In tonight's football, Exeter City played host to Accrington Stanley in a game scheduled for Friday night instead of Saturday afternoon to attract a wider range of fans.

It certainly went the Grecians' way at St James Park. It was goalless until the 79th minute but two goals in quick succession from Jimmy Keohane gave them a 2-0 win and a welcome boost to their promotion campaign.

New route announced for Plymouth Half Marathon

Plymouth Half Marathon route 2013 Credit: GO2 UK

People taking part in this year's Plymouth Half Marathon will find there is a new route this year. Organisers say they have come up with a course that improves the run while speeding up access into the east of the city.

It will still start on the Hoe and is due to take place on Sunday April 28th - slightly earlier than usual.

For more information and to see the route in detail, click here.

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Daley dominates at diving championships in Plymouth

Tom Daley performs a rotation during the Mens 10M Final of the 2013 British Gas Diving Championships in Plymouth Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Plymouth diving star Tom Daley won his fourth title at the British Diving Championships at the weekend. He dominated the 10m platform on home ground at the Plymouth Life Centre despite struggling with a chest and throat infection.

Tom Daley displays his gold medals at the British Diving Championships Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The 18-year-old still now setting his sights on regaining the world title in Barcelona this summer.

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Daley returns to dive in Plymouth at nationals

Plymouth's Tom Daley returns to Plymouth today Credit: Tony Marshall/PA Wire

Tom Daley will return to competitive diving in England for the first time since his Olympic bronze medal today.

He's competing in the British Gas Diving Championships, which are taking place at the Plymouth Life Centre. He'll dive in the mens 10m prelim at 11am, with the finals later.

You can watch the event live here.

Rotherham 34 - 31 Plymouth Albion

Plymouth Albion lost at Rotherham in the Championship, but picked up two bonus points.

Sam Hocking scored two tries, with Ruairi Cushion and Rhodri McAtee also crossing the line.

The two teams were level until the last minute. But Garry Law kicked a last minute penalty to win the game for the hosts.

Possible incentives to accept power plant plans

Protestors outside the gate to Hinkley Point nuclear power station Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

People living near the proposed Hinkley C nuclear power station in Somerset could be offered incentives to accept the plan.

The government is considering giving communities next to proposed power plants money off their energy bills. In an interview with today's Times newspaper, the energy secretary Ed Davey hinted it's proposals will soon be unveiled.

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