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Totnes votes yes to developing former Dairy Crest site

The former Dairy Crest site will be turned into houses, a hotel and workshops

People in Totnes have voted to approve a planning application that will see the redevelopment of the former Dairy Crest site in the town.

Residents went to the polls yesterday to decide on the Community Right to Build Order, one of the first of its kind in the country.

86 per cent voted in favour of the plans for houses, a hotel and workshops.

Vandals get Trump fever - scrawling name across cars

Police are investigating after vandals wrote 'TRUMP' on several cars.

At least two cars and a wheelie bin were daubed with the message in Totnes following the election result.

The crime is being treated as anti-social behaviour, and officers have now launched an appeal to track down the culprits.



Measles outbreak at school in Totnes

There's been an outbreak of measles at a school in Devon.

So far there have been nine confirmed cases at the King Edward the Sixth Community College in Totnes. Three students have been admitted to hospital.

Public Health England have advised anyone under twenty-five who has not had two doses of the MMR vaccine to contact their doctor.

Three students from the school have been admitted to hospital Credit: ITV News
There have been nine confirmed cases Credit: ITV News

Firefighters tackle fire involving a rolling pin

The crews took the rolling pin outside and then ventilated the kitchen Credit: PA

Devon and Somerset Fire Service had to deal with a rolling pin on fire earlier this evening.

One engine from Totnes was called out to a property in Home Meadow at 9pm after a fire alarm went off.

It turned out to be a small fire in the kitchen involving a rolling pin. It was taken outside and the crews ventilated the home.

MP will continue open surgeries after Jo Cox killing

White roses laid at a tribute to Jo Cox Credit: PA

A West Country MP says she's determined to carry on with open surgeries despite the killing of Jo Cox.

Sarah Wollaston, Conservative member for Totnes, speaking after Parliamentary tributes, said being able to meet the public was a vital way of keeping in touch with constituents.

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