On Christmas day Royal Marines serving with the 40 Commando will receive a surprise gift from their children.
The youngsters from Taunton have recorded their nativity play which is on its way to Afghanistan.
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Thousands of rugby fans made the journey to Twickenham today to see the Exeter Chiefs take on Saracens.
Thousands of music lovers have been at Powderham Castle just outside Exeter for the first day of the Big Weekend festival.
Crowds at Exeter's premiership final against saracens this afternoon paid tribute to an Army Captain who died during the London Marathon.