A flying instructor is aiming to break a world record by piloting more than 40 different fixed wing aircraft in one day. Tomorrow Jim Greenshields will stage the attempt from Dunkeswell Airfield in east Devon.
Using aircraft borrowed from local owners, he'll have to take each one up to at least 2,000 feet to qualify for a Guinness World Record.
A Devon man is on the last leg of a marathon 1,024 mile cycle ride. Peter Barker from Dunkeswell, has been riding the stages of the Tour de France to celebrate his 60th birthday. Reports are that the grandfather could be the oldest person to have ever attempted the ride.
It's the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race. Peter has been riding each stage the day before the professionals and will today, reach stage 21, which is the finish into Paris along the Champs Elysee.
Peter is raising money for the British Dyslexia Society and the Afasic Society.
The Devon based makers of rough terrain vehicles have unveiled a special machine to launch and recover Lifeboats. The Supacat, developed at Dunkeswell, is capable of lifting the RNLI's latest type of lifeboat across rocks and sand on beaches where there is no slipway or harbour.