Yeovil's survival hopes severely dented

Yeovil Town's Championship survival hopes were severely dented last night, but Plymouth Argyle have edged closer to the League 2 play-offs.

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Plymouth Albion sign three new players

Plymouth Albion head coach James Shanahan has continued building his squad for next season by capturing the signatures of three new players.

Albion's back row options will be enhanced by the arrival of 22-year-old Alistair Bone, who has just graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Sport Management.

The third new signing, 23-year-old Tom Cowan-Dickie, is already well known to Albion fans having been dual registered with Exeter Chiefs for the last two seasons.

Cowan-Dickie has been restricted by injury this season and has made just two league appearances during the current campaign.

Josh is a very lively 9 with lots of pace and power. He impressed me last year in the Junior World Cup playing for Wales.

Ali is a very powerful and dynamic back row player who has the ability to cover the whole of the back row which will gives us versatility.

Tom is a very powerful rugby player and will bring that to our front row next season.

We have lacked strong ball carriers in that department and I feel Tom can bring that to our game.

It shows the strong link we have with Exeter and I'm looking forward to having Tom with us as a full time Albion player.

– James Shanahan, Plymouth Albion head coach


Concern for missing man from Plymouth

Fred Valentine hasn't been seen since Thursday Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

Police in Plymouth are searching for a 60 year old man who has been missing since Thursday. The police helicopter, dog units and local officers have been looking for Fred Valentine from Whitleigh since he was reported missing yesterday lunchtime.

He is described as white, around 5ft 5ins tall, of medium build, unshaven and with grey medium length hair and unshaven. He usually wears blue jeans.

Man arrested in Plymouth under Official Secrets Act

A man has been arrested in Plymouth on suspicion of breaching the Official Secrets Act.

The 31-year-old was arrested at 6.40pm yesterday and taken to a local police station, where he remains in custody.

As well as being held under the Official Secrets Act 1911, he was also arrested on suspicion of theft.

It's understood he is being investigated by SO15, Scotland Yard's Counter Terrorism Command (CTC), although the offences are not terrorist-related.

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