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Service for bereaved parents at Exeter Cathedral

A service for parents who've lost children through stillbirth or miscarriage is taking place at Exeter Cathedral this weekend.

It's being held by the Mariposa Trust, a charity set up by a Westcountry-based couple Zoe and Andrew Clark-Coates - to support bereaved parents. It was set up two years ago and is having its first service in New York later this year.

Service for bereaved parents will be held at Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral Credit: David Davies/PA

The Mariposa Trust, a charity set up to help parents who have lost children in childbirth or through miscarriage, will hold a memorial service at Exeter Cathedral tomorrow.

The founders of the charity, Zoe and Andrew Clark-Coates, have lost five children.

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New Bishop of Exeter close to finishing Devon tour

New Bishop of Exeter close to finishing Devon tour Credit: ITV News West Country

The new Bishop of Exeter is nearing the end of his introductory tour of his Devon.

He wanted to see as much of his diocese as he could before his official installation in Exeter Cathedral on Saturday.

He walked the coast path from Branscombe to Beer, where he met staff and children at the village primary school.

Exeter circus show director tells us what to expect

An eight day festival in Exeter will be ending today with a huge circus display on the Cathedral Green. A flash mob choir and a disabled dancer who was involved in the Paralympics ceremony are all taking part in the event this afternoon.

Circus and dance workshops will be taking place across the city as part of the festival hoping to encourage people to think of Exeter as a cultural hub for the South West. Co-artistic director or circus show Extraordinary Bodies Claire Hodgson tells us what to expect this afternoon.

Duchess of Cornwall opens flower festival in Exeter

The Duchess of Cornwall at Exeter Cathedral Credit: ITV News

The Duchess of Cornwall is at Exeter's historic cathedral this morning

She is there to give the royal seal of approval to the Majesty flower festival, which uses more than 22,000 sumptuous blooms.

The Duchess of Cornwall meets schoolchildren during a visit to Exeter Cathedral Credit: ITV News

The festival has meant a complete transformation of the stunning cathedral.