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Wellington boot celebrated on Exmoor

There's been a celebration on Exmoor of one of the most important pieces of agricultural equipment, the wellington boot.

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Disappointment for Jo Pavey at Euro Championships

Jo Pavey
Jo Pavey finished 7th in the Women's 5000m Final. Credit: Adam Davy / PA Wire

There has been disappointment for Devon's Jo Pavey in the women's 5,000 metres final at the European Championships.

The 40 year-old was unable to add to her gold medal in the 10,000 metres, finishing a disappointing 7th.

The race was won by Sweden's Meraf Bahta.

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Eighth day of strike action by firefighters

Firefighters striking.
Firefighters across the West strike for an eighth day. Credit: ITV News West Country

Firefighters across the region are striking again today in a dispute with the Government over changes to pensions.

It's the eighth and final day of planned protests. Members of the Fire Brigades Union walked out at noon for two hours and are due to stop work again for an hour at 11.00 pm.

They claim members are having to work longer and receive lower pensions when they retire.

Brigades are advising people to stay safe during the strikes.

Reid hoping to add to his midweek goals tally

The new football season only kicked-off last week, but there's already a Devon derby to look forward to.

Plymouth Argyle take on local rivals Exeter City at Home Park tomorrow afternoon.

Pilgrims striker Reuben Reid is hoping to get on the score-sheet again after his double in the League Cup match against Leyton Orient earlier in the week:

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