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Argyle's two Reid's destroy Dagenham

Plymouth Argyle were the region's only winners today.

Yeovil Town were unable to build on their two straight wins last week. They lost 1-0 at home to second-from-bottom Colchester, who leap-frog the Glovers in the table.

Plymouth Argyle have moved up to fifth in League Two after a comfortable 3-0 win over Dagenham and Redbridge. Reuben Reid scored twice, with his namesake, Bobby, also on-target at Home Park. The Pilgrims are now three points behind the automatic promotion places.

Exeter City have suffered their first defeat in 10 league games. The Grecians were beaten 1-0 at Stevenage. The only goal of the game was scored six minutes from time. Paul Tisdale's men are eighth in the table - just outside the play-off places on goal difference.

And in the Conference, Torquay United lost 2-0 at Braintree. The Gulls failed to test the home goalkeeper in a disappointing performance.


Newquay's traditional Huer's Hut restored

The hut had a crucial role in the fishing industry.

Repairs are due be completed today on one of Newquay's Huer's Huts.

Situated on Towan Head, the hut dates from the 19th Century, and was used by lookouts to spot shoals of pilchards in Newquay Bay. The work has cost £30,000.

It is hoped the wraps can come off early in January.

The work on the hut should be completed today. Credit: ITV News


Wins for all our Football League sides

There were wins for all our Football League sides.

It's been a good day for our Football League sides.

In League One, Gary Johnson will be celebrating tonight after beating his son Lee's team. Yeovil won 4-0 at Oldham, thanks to goals from Steve Arthurworrey, Simon Gillett, Sam Hoskins and Kieffer Moore.

Exeter City are up to 7th in League Two after beating Carlisle 2-0. Scot Bennett and Matt Grimes with the goals in the second half at St James Park.

Plymouth Argyle are 5th and on the same points as the Grecians, after a 3-2 win at Northampton. Peter Hartley, Andy Kellett and Lewis Alessandra put the Pilgrims 3-0 up before the hosts pulled two goals back.

Weymouth and Havant & Waterlooville will replay on Tuesday.

In the FA Trophy, Torquay United had a comfortable 5-0 win at Bishop's Stortford. Ryan Bowman scored twice, with further goals from Luke Young, Duane Ofori-Acheampong and Jordan Chapell.

And Weymouth drew 1-1 with Havant and Waterlooville. George Rigg cancelled out the visitors' 61st minute opener. The Terras played most of the match with 10 men after Jamie Laird was sent off for a professional foul in the first half. The two sides will replay on Tuesday.

Six try victory for the Chiefs at Sandy Park

Today's rugby results.

Exeter Chiefs maintained their grip on the top of European Challenge Cup Pool 2 with a comprehensive 41-17 victory over La Rochelle at Sandy Park.

The Chiefs ran in five tries courtesy of Kai Horstmann, Greg Bateman, Fetu'u Vainikolo, Tom James, Adam Hughes, with a penalty try and four conversions and a penalty kicked by Ceri Sweeney sweeping aside the visitors.

In the British and Irish Cup, Tom Riley scored a hat-trick of tries, but the Cornish Pirates lost 41-40 in a thrilling game at Bedford.

And Plymouth Albion have finished bottom of Pool 4 after going down 59-26 at Leinster.

Jobs saved after Western Greyhound sale

The remainder of Western Greyhound's business has been sold, safeguarding 133 jobs. Credit: ITV News West Country

More than 130 jobs have been saved after the sale of troubled bus company Western Greyhound.

A bus and coach entrepreneur, Michael Bishop, has bought the remainder of the business and will continue to run 65 buses in Devon and Cornwall from its freehold Summercourt depot, together with a small leased outstation at Wadebridge.

Last week Western Greyhound sold its Liskeard operation to Plymouth Citybus.

The company has a very exciting future ahead of it and will continue to be a well-respected local independent operator.

We have identified areas of the business that would benefit from further development and investment to strengthen the commercial future of the company.

– Michael Bishop, new Managing Director

Truro acid attack being treated as attempted murder

A man is fighting for his life in hospital tonight after an acid attack at his home in Truro.

The 29-year-old had the chemical thrown in his face after answering the door.

Detectives are treating the attack as an attempted murder and are keen to trace a red Peugeot van they think was used by the offender.

Detective Inspector Sharon Donald is from Devon & Cornwall Police:

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