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Apparently it's the first new town in Devon since medieval times - around 250 homes are now occupied in Cranbrook in the east of the county.
The primary school has grown from thirty pupils last year to more than a 180 this term. The entire community is being built from scratch with most people moving from other parts of the county. Richard Lawrence reports.
Around 250 homes have now been occupied Devon's new town Cranbrook,
It was built from scratch with most people moving from other parts of the county.
The area is also enjoying a baby boom.
The Vicar of Cranbrook, the Reverend Mark Gilborson, said the new town was a hive of activity and life: