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Crowds mark Armed Forces Day in Exeter

Crowds gather for the salute to the princess royal Credit: ITV News West Country

As part of the city’s annual celebrations of the work of the Armed Forces, almost 800 servicemen and women from all branches of the armed forces will be marching through the City Centre with Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal taking the salute at the Guildhall.

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Firefighters tackle fire at Exeter pub

The fire broke out at the back of the Hole in the Wall pub in Little Castle Street Credit: ITV News West Country

Fire crews are dealing with a fire at The Hole in The Wall pub in Exeter. They were called to the three storey building in Little Castle Street soon after 4 am.

The fire broke out at the back of the pub and spread to multiple storeys and the roof space.

At its height, around 60 firefighters were at the scene. The fire is now under control but Bailey Street remains closed and Musgrave Row is still affected.

Exeter City commemorate historic match against Brazil

The World Cup starts in Brazil tonight but the most successful team in world football owes much to a game against Exeter City.

The Devon side were Brazil's first opponents while on a tour of South America in 1914. Exeter City in association with the city's university have now produced a new digital club history to reflect this historic game.

Exeter City to celebrate 1914 game against Brazil

Action from the Brazil v Exeter City match in 1914 Credit: Exeter City Football Club

The World Cup starts in Brazil tonight but the most successful team in world football owes much to a game against Exeter City.

The Devon side were Brazil's first opponents while on a tour of South America in 1914.

Exeter City in association with the city's university have now produced a new digital club history to reflect this historic game.

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Woman sets up wedding charity for terminally ill

Woman sets up wedding company for terminally ill Credit: The Wedding Wishing Well Foundation

A woman from Exeter has set up a charity to help people with terminal illnesses get married. Naomi Thomas set up the Wedding Wishing Well Foundation after she was diagnosed with cancer. It covers all marriage costs-with many wedding professionals donating their services for free.

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