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Fern Britton loses engagement ring in Brixham loo

Fern and husband Phil Vickery are appealing for Brixham's help Credit: Ian West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Television presenter Fern Britton has appealed for help to find her engagement ring after leaving it in a Brixham toilet.

Former This Morning host Fern was filming Antiques Road Trip on Tuesday when she lost the ring, which was given to her from chef husband Phil Vickery. She last remembers seeing it in the bathrooms at Saxty's restaurant in Quay Street.

It is described as white metal with a single diamond, and two little bumps inside the band to stop it from spinning on my finger.

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Brixham homes without power

Thousands of properties around Brixham were left without electricity this afternoon after contractors cut through high-voltage cables.

9,500 homes and businesses lost supplies at around 3.30pm. Western Power Distribution said it restored electricity to all but 31 addresses by 5pm.

Generators are being brought in to provide emergency back-up.

A spokesman said they were still to find the exact location of the fault, but it's believed to be in the Laywell area.

No-one was hurt when the 11,000 volt cable was cut by contractors.


Concern for safety of missing woman from Brixham

Police are concerned about the safety of a woman from Brixham who is missing. 25 year old Sally Gould has not been seen at about 8.45 am on Monday. She went missing from her home address and was last seen in King Street, possibly heading towards the town or coast path.

Missing woman, Sally Gould Credit: Devon and Cornwall police

Sergeant Mark Ruston, Police Search Advisor with Devon and Cornwall Police said, "We are extremely concerned about Sally’s welfare. At this time we cannot ascertain if Sally has found somewhere warm to seek shelter or if she has come to some harm.

Brixham Coastguard have also been involved in the search. Anyone with information is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall police.

Police say the public may have been seen her wearing cream coloured pyjamas, or she may have changed into grey tracksuit bottoms, grey hooded top, plimsolls and will be carrying a grey duffle bag.

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