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New leisure centre for Exeter

Exeter bus station will be the home of a new £20 million pound leisure complex that will include the city's new swimming pool.

Plans are underway to relocate the station to a new, more compact location at Belgrave road. It comes as the current bus station celebrates its 50th birthday next week, with a number of its employers working in the bus industry for decades.

Leisure complex to be built at Exeter bus station

Leisure complex to be built at Exeter bus station Credit: ITV News West Country

Exeter bus station will be the home of a new £20 million pound leisure complex that will include the city's new swimming pool. Plans are underway to relocate the station to a new, more compact location at Belgrave Road.

It comes as the current bus station celebrates its 50th birthday next week.

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Man remanded after stabbing incident in Exeter

An Exeter man has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent after an incident in the city on Saturday 28th June.

Steven Ritchie, aged 47, from Exeter appeared at Exeter Magistrates Court today where he was remanded in custody.

Police were alerted by ambulance crews that a man had been stabbed at a property in Salutary Mount, Exeter just before 5am. Officers attended and arrested a man at the scene.

The injured man, aged 58 and from Exeter, was taken to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital for treatment. He suffered stab wounds to his back. He has since been released from hospital.

Facial disfigurement exhibition in Devon

There's an exhibition of portraits in Devon which has several unusual purposes. It started as an academic research project, but it's also about awareness raising and changing attitudes.

It's also drawing praise for the quality of the artwork, and the bravery of the people portrayed. John Andrews reports on the exhibition about facial disfigurement.

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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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