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Edgbaston officials investigating allegations of racism in crowd during day four of England vs India Test match

Edgbaston officials say they are investigating allegations of racism in the crowd during day four of England's fifth Test against India. A number of allegations were made on social media on Monday evening following the close of play. The claims were highlighted by former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq, who said it was "disappointing to read", and flagged several of the allegations via retweets on his Twitter account.

heart.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Edgbaston officials investigating allegations of racism in crowd during day four of England vs India Test match

M5 lane closure as shed load blocks road between J27 and J26 at the A38 - live updates

One lane has been closed northbound between Tiverton and Wellington A lane on the M5 between Devon and Somerset has been shut due to a shed load. The lane has been closed between J27 on the A361 at Tiverton and J26 at the A38 in Wellington. Traffic and travel system, Inrix, reports that traffic is coping well.

devonlive.com ,  2 hours ago 0
M5 lane closure as shed load blocks road between J27 and J26 at the A38 - live updates

Neil Parish says wife ‘chases me around the kitchen with scissors’ going for ‘part of my anatomy’

‘She knows what I’m like,’ former Devon MP says Neil Parish says wife chased after him around the kitchen with scissors after watching porn in commons The former Tory MP who resigned for watching porn in the House of Commons said his wife chases him around the kitchen with scissors aiming for “part of my anatomy.”

independent.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 3
Neil Parish says wife ‘chases me around the kitchen with scissors’ going for ‘part of my anatomy’

Major changes announced for Exeter's 'failing' bus service

The changes in Exeter, developed in consultation with Devon County Council, will be effective from July 31 After being declared 'not fit for purpose', Exeter's failing bus service has announced major timetable changes which include a reduction in some services, new routes and the loss of a newly the city's recently launched night bus.

devonlive.com ,  4 hours ago 11
Major changes announced for Exeter's 'failing' bus service

Partnership between council and developer sees third defibrillator installed in Gittisham

The parish council hopes to provide free taster sessions run by professionally trained first aid instructors Residents of a Devon village are set to benefit from a new life-saving defibrillator, thanks to a partnership of organisations led by Gittisham Parish Council. The defibrillator at the new Hayne Farm development in Gittisham is the third to be installed by the parish council.

devonlive.com ,  6 hours ago 1
Partnership between council and developer sees third defibrillator installed in Gittisham

Freemasons donate hundreds to help Children's Hospice South West

They were 'deeply moved by the staff and volunteers' Devon’s Freemasons have donated £500 to the Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). W.Bro’s. Gerry Slaughter and Keith Meager together with their wives, Daphne and Helen, met up with the staff of Little Bridge House near Barnstaple, one of the two Children's Hospices run by CHSW, where they presented a donation of £500 which had been approved by the members of Benevolent Masonic Lodge which meets in Teignmouth.

devonlive.com ,  6 hours ago 4
Freemasons donate hundreds to help Children's Hospice South West

Win a weekend away for two in Cornwall

Fancy a luxury weekend for two in the beautiful harbour town of Padstow? Devon is blessed with some beautiful places to spend a weekend but, if you're willing to jump in the car, our neighbouring county of Cornwall also offers something special. There is plenty to discover whatever you're into, and we can guarantee that you'll return home refreshed.

devonlive.com ,  7 hours ago 2
Win a weekend away for two in Cornwall

A38 fuel protester arrested for driving at 'dangerously low speed' in Devon

Protests are happening across the country today due to rising fuel prices A driver has been arrested for travelling at a "dangerously low speed" on the A38 during fuel protests this morning in Devon. The motorist ignored an initial warning made by police. Traffic delays are expected across the region today (July 4) as protesters plan to block the M5 and other main travel routes in the South West.

devonlive.com ,  10 hours ago 0
A38 fuel protester arrested for driving at 'dangerously low speed' in Devon

Community grants available to tackle anti social behaviour

Groups interested in running activities to tackle antisocial behaviour (ASB) in Cornwall are being invited to apply for funding of up to £5,000. Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez has this year allocated £182,500 to her community grants scheme, with the current round dedicated to reducing the impact of antisocial behaviour in the Duchy.

cornishstuff.com ,  10 hours ago 0
Community grants available to tackle anti social behaviour

New colours awarded at the Exmouth Judo Centre

Following an action-packed grading event, young judo champs from the Exmouth Judo Centre were awarded their new colours. There are six learner grades in judo, known as ‘Kyu’, and ten senior teaching grades, called ‘Dan’. For every aspiring judoka, moving through the colours is a significant step in their development and congratulations to all these youngsters for demonstrating the commitment, enthusiasm and skill required to progress in this wonderful sport.

exmouthjournal.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 0
New colours awarded at the Exmouth Judo Centre

Fuel price protesters block motorways across parts of England and south Wales

Hundreds of lorries, vans, cars and tractors across England, Wales and Scotland create rolling road blocks Slow-moving convoys of protesters campaigning against high fuel prices have forced motorways and main roads to grind to a halt with demonstrators vowing to continue with direct action until the government tackles the crisis.

theguardian.com ,  11 hours ago 0
Fuel price protesters block motorways across parts of England and south Wales

Rolling go-slow fuel protests bring gridlock to UK motorways

Fuel campaigners have targeted a stretch of the M4 motorway between Bristol and South Wales as part of action calling for a cut in fuel duty. Fuel protesters have brought gridlock to motorways and major A-routes across the UK with a series of rolling go-slow roadblocks. Dozens of campaigners who are calling for a cut in fuel duty targeted the M4 in South Wales and Somerset, and stretches of the M5 from Devon to Bristol, on Monday.

independent.co.uk ,  13 hours ago 0
Rolling go-slow fuel protests bring gridlock to UK motorways

A new start after 60: ‘I lost my ability to speak – and became a film-maker’

After bleeding in his brain left him struggling with words and numbers, Jonathan Hirons had to give up his job in project management. As he recovered, he decided the world needed to know more about aphasia It was over lunch with a colleague that Jonathan Hirons began to feel a bit strange.

theguardian.com ,  15 hours ago 1
A new start after 60: ‘I lost my ability to speak – and became a film-maker’

Fuel protesters blocking motorways ‘forced to give up jobs because of price hikes’

Protesters say they face commuting costs in the hundreds every week Protesters target M4 in fuel duty demonstration Fuel activists blocking motorways across the UK in protest against the price of petrol have revealed soaring costs have forced them out of jobs. Convoys of protesters have caused severe disruption by driving slowly on purpose along main roads - including the M4 and M5.

independent.co.uk ,  22 hours ago 4
Fuel protesters blocking motorways ‘forced to give up jobs because of price hikes’

Devon and Cornwall police investigation after arrested man dies

Devon and Cornwall Police has referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) following the death of a man in Truro in the early hours of Sunday, July 3. Police say officers were called to an address in Cornwall in the early hours of the morning following reports of a disturbance.

falmouthpacket.co.uk ,  22 hours ago 15
Devon and Cornwall police investigation after arrested man dies

Man suffers serious head injury in Totnes town centre assault

Incident happened on Sunday afternoon and police are appealing for witnesses A man suffered a serious head injury in an assault in Totnes town centre on Sunday afternoon, police have said. The incident happened in the town's High Street at around 3.45pm. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

devonlive.com ,  22 hours ago 8
Man suffers serious head injury in Totnes town centre assault

Seriously injured woman airlifted to hospital after incident on M5 near Exeter, say police

A woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a police incident on the M5 near Exeter which saw the motorway shut. Officers were called to the scene at around 2.20pm on Sunday, July 3, after concern was raised for the welfare of a woman on a bridge between junctions 28 and 29.

eastdevonnews.co.uk ,  1 day ago 16
Seriously injured woman airlifted to hospital after incident on M5 near Exeter, say police

M5: Drivers being 'turned around' amid ongoing police incident near Exeter

National Highways is working to turn traffic around from the rear of the queue Motorists on the M5 between J30 and J29 at Exeter are being turned around due to an ongoing police incident. According to National Highways, the busy motorway is closed northbound and southbound due to the incident.

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M5: Drivers being 'turned around' amid ongoing police incident near Exeter