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Emergency lung transplant could save Kirstie's life

Kirstie Tancock is undergoing a second lung transplant today. Credit: ITV News West Country

A transplant patient from Honiton is undergoing a second lung transplant.

Kirstie Tancock, who we featured earlier this year getting people to sign up to the donor register, has cystic fibrosis.

She had surgery in 2011 but her body has rejected the new organs.

She's been told she only has two weeks to live but today's operation could save her life.


Honiton Agricultural Show on Thursday

Crowds at a previous show. Credit: The Honiton & District Agricultural Association

The 123rd Honiton Agricultural Show takes place on Thursday.

The event has grown to become one of the largest 'one day' shows of its kind in the country and is held over 140 acres at Stockers Farm in Gittisham.


Hot penny-throwing in Honiton today

Throwing hot pennies from windows is a tradition dating back to the 13th century Credit: ITV Westcountry

An historic ceremony in Honiton that involves people throwing hot pennies from windows on to the street below takes place today.

It's part of a tradition which dates back to the thirteenth century.

There were fears possible road closures and health and safety issues could threaten to bring the event to an end.

Honiton school leavers video goes viral

A video featuring school teachers from a school in Devon has become an internet hit.

While Year 11 students from Honiton Community College were 'interviewed' their teachers danced behind them with the pupils unaware of the stunt.

The video has so far attracted more than 26,000 viewings on YouTube.

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