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7 out of 10 young people targeted by online bullies

A funeral was held today for the Devon teenager believed to have taken her own life after being the victim of cyber bullying.

Izzy Dix was found dead at her home in Brixham. She was just 14. Her friends said she'd been bullied.

And today it's been revealed that 7 out of 10 young people have been targeted by online bullies.

Jacquie Bird has been to meet someone who tried to take her own life after the intimidation got too much:


MP's Islamic veil comments cause Twitter backlash

Sarah Wollaston's tweets on 'offensive' Islamic veils

The Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston says Islamic veils are an 'intolerable subjugation of women which should not be allowed to masquerade as freedom.'

New garden opens for families in Brixham

Devon families have a new open space to get outdoors in the West Country.

The Brixham Family Group has transformed a garden on land adjoining Indigo's Go Wild and Chestnut Childrens' Centre.

It recently held its Playday Playful Paws Fun day to officially open the park.

Jonty Depp, aka Captain Jack Sparrow cut the ribbon. Credit: Tom Horsley
Families taking part in the Paws Fun Day. Credit: Tom Horsley
Children enjoying the other activities on the day. Credit: Tom Horsley
This little pooch came third. Credit: Tom Horsley

You can find out more about the Brixham Family Group by visiting their Facebook page.


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