Home owners breathe a sigh of relief as evacuation threat recedes

A group of residents have been told the risk to their homes has been reduced after firefighters managed to pump water away from their properties in Halberton. It follows the collapse of part of the Great Western Canal.

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Grand re-opening of the Great Western Canal near Tiverton

The Grand Western Canal and towpath have been officially re-opened at Halberton more than a year after its banks were breached during a severe winter storm.