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Pigeons 'being captured for food' in Exeter

Pigeons on a city street. Credit: PA

A Police Community Support Officer working in Devon says she's had reports that people have been capturing city dwelling pigeons - in order to eat them.

Sarah Giles was patrolling Sidwell Street in Exeter when she heard news of people capturing the birds.

She says she's looking into the matter.

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The RSPCA have been informed.


M5 reopens following serious collision

Holiday traffic was gridlocked on the M5 in Devon this evening after the motorway was completely closed following an accident. The M5 southbound has now fully re-opened with the traffic beginning to ease but there had been approximately three miles of queuing traffic.

The Devon Air Ambulance landed on the motorway. Credit: David Rote

Police held back drivers to allow an air ambulance to land on the southbound carriageway following the crash, believed to involve just one vehicle. The northbound carriageway was shut for a while safety reasons.

The scene earlier. Credit: ITV West Country


Exeter College student celebrates amazing A-level results

Cerys Mack secured 3 A*s in Psychology, Biology and Chemistry. Credit: ITV News

Today is A-Level results day, and teenagers up and down the country have been opening envelopes which could determine the next stage of their lives.

Some will be heading to university, others on a gap year and many straight into the workforce.

Earlier, we spoke to Cerys Mack who completed her A-levels at Exeter College. Cerys secured 3 A*s in Psychology, Biology and Chemistry.

Cerys will now be going to Bristol University to study medicine, and she was clearly ecstatic about her results.

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