People in the Exeter said today's Freedom of the City parade was 'important' for the RAF and the city itself.
One man told ITV News Westcountry, the people of Exeter "always turn out for these things... despite the weather!"
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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.