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Snooker cue signed by Ronnie O'Sullivan is stolen

Stuart Craig watches with his prized snooker cue as Ronnie Credit: Snooker Legends

Police have made an appeal after a snooker cue, signed by legends of the game, including five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan, was stolen in Plymouth.

Stuart Craig won it in a raffle. On his way back from showing off his prize to his mother - a man ran up to him and snatched it.

Mr Craig then paid the man £20 to get it back - but the thief ran off with the money and the cue.

Stuart Craig with the cue he won in a raffle - and then lost to a thief Credit: Snooker Legends

The Snooker Legends who signed the cue were Ray Reardon, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Jimmy White, John Virgo and Michaela Tabb.

Here Stuart Craig talks about his loss.

Plymouth MP questions use of anti-malarial drug

Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer was a Captain in the British Army Credit: PA

A Plymouth MP is questioning the army's use of an anti-malarial drug which has been found to cause "deep depression", anxiety and sleep deprivation.

Johnny Mercer is meeting with the Armed Forces Minister today to push for a study into the harmful effects of Larium. Currently the Ministry of Defence has a stockpile of more than 11,500 packs.

MP investigating after Devon mental health patient kept in cells

A man with mental health issues was held in police cells in Devon over the weekend. Credit: PA

Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer is meeting with Devon and Cornwall police and healthcare providers after a man with mental health issues was held in cells at the weekend.

The Conservative politician got involved after he thought the man from Exeter was being held in Plymouth. He has said he wants to make sure people arrested with mental health problems are looked after properly, despite the particular case not being in his constituency.

Schoolboy rescued from Cornwall river

The 11-year-old boy was found stranded in deep water. Credit: ITV West Country

A schoolboy's been rescued from a river swollen by rain in Cornwall.

Firefighters were sent to the Dunmere area of Bodmin yesterday evening.

They found the 11-year-old child stranded in deep water. He was brought safely back to the riverbank.


Mental Health patients kept in Devon police cells

Mental Health patients kept in Devon police cells Credit: PA

A Devon MP has today promised to investigate why mental health patients are being kept overnight in police cells after the Assistant Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police took to social media highlighting the problem.

Paul Netherton tweeted that once again no beds were available across the region so patients were being held in cells with support from nurses.

Back in November last year ACC Netherton highlighted the same problem when a 16 year old girl suffering from mental health problems was held for two days in a police cell in Torbay, because there was no suitable bed for her to go to.

Plymouth Healthcare release statement Credit: Plymouth Healthcare

Plymouth Community Homes tells tenants to give up their pets

Plymouth Community Homes tells tenants to give up cats and dogs Credit: ITV News

A housing association has defended its decision to tell tenants to give up their cats and dogs if they're in a flat that's not on the ground floor.

The policy only affects new tenants - but some say they weren't aware of it when they moved in.

Plymouth Community Homes say it's been quite clear about the rules.

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs most memorable quotes

Mr Baggs won plenty of fans on the show with his quotes. Credit: Isle of Man Constabulary/PA Images

The funeral of Plymouth born Apprentice star Stuart Baggs, who was found dead at his home, will take place today.

The 27-year-old died of an asthma attack last month on the Isle of Man.

Mr Baggs was famous for being the youngest ever candidate on the BBC One show The Apprentice.

He launched his company Bluewave Communications in 2007, and his business skills won him a place on the show but he was fired during the interview stage.

But he still won plenty of fans on the show with his memorable quotes:

“I’m Stuart Baggs ‘The Brand’ – I’ve got a certain type of charisma.”

“Everything I touch turns to sold”

“I’m not a one-trick pony, I’m not a 10-trick pony. I've got a whole field of ponies, waiting to literally run towards this [job].”

“I’m not a cliché.”

Plymouth Albion remain confident ahead of first season

The squad are upbeat about ahead of their first season. Credit: ITV West Country

Plymouth Albion coach Graham Dawe is continuing to put his squad through their paces with a final pre-season friendly.

They will be playing their Championship opponents Bedford Blues tomorrow at Brickfields.

Albion remain confident ahead of their first season in National 1 after relegation:

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