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Rod Stewart fans let down by ticket scam

Rod Stewart in concert in Germany on 1 June Credit: ITV News

Music fans turned up for a Rod Stewart concert in Plymouth tonight, 7 June, only to find themselves victims of an online scam.

They paid hundreds of pounds through a ticketing website - but arrived at Home Park to find there were no tickets in their name.

Janice Hilder is one of the victims, losing more than £250 with no chance of seeing the star.


HMS Ocean takes part in Baltic exercise

HMS Ocean sails under the Nyborg-Korsor bridge off Denmark Credit: Royal Navy

HMS Ocean has arrived in the Baltic Region for a major multi-national exercise.

The Plymouth-based Royal Navy amphibious warship is the NATO flagship for BALTOPS 2016.

16 other countries are taking part in the war-fighting exercise, which aims to show NATO's commitment to the Baltic Region.

HMS Ocean has the Commander Amphibious Task Force and Commander Land Forces onboard. Helicopters from 814 and 845 Naval Air Squadrons from RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset are also embarked.

Meet the cartwheeling community support officer

Credit: @PSCOBrown

When one PCSO was challenged by local kids to do a cartwheel - she did one better, she did lots!

PCSO Jess Brown, who covers Estover and Derriford East, filmed the action when local children asked colleague PCSO Phillips if she can do cartwheels.

Always happy to spread the happiness, PCSO Phillips duly obliged. Watch what happened!


Rescue operation finds crew safe and well

Plymouth lifeboat are towing the fishing boat to shore Credit: ITV News

Two crew members have been found safe and well after a huge search rescue was underway this morning.

Five lifeboats and a helicopter took part in the search off Plymouth after an open fishing boat reported it had broken down in fog. It took the rescue crews several hours to find the boat in poor visibility.

Plymouth lifeboat is now towing the boat back into Plymouth.

Two die after being hit by a car as they got off a bus

Police are asking any witnesses to contact them Credit: PA

Two women have died after being hit by a car as they got off a bus in Plymouth.

It happened in Torr Lane on the 18 May.

One of the women, aged 60, died as a result of her injuries. The second was kept in hospital in a critical condition but has since also died.

Neither woman has yet been named by police.

The driver, a 58-year-old local woman, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and released on bail until 12 August.

Police have begun an investigation and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.

Anyone who has information or saw the Ford B-Max travelling in Torr Lane before the collision is asked to contact police by:

  • email on
  • telephone on 101, quoting log 877 of 18/05/16
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