Posts for B and B

Rebecca filming has started at Hartland Quay

It was only yesterday evening that I saw actress Lily James in Yesterday when I realised she is also starring in the Netflix remake of Rebecca shortly to be filmed at Hartland Quay. For some reason, she reminds me of Kiera Knightley. Filming, which started today, takes place on Monday, […]

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University of Exeter shows Quorn promotes post-exercise muscle building better than some animal proteins

A study from the University of Exeter has found that mycoprotein, the protein-rich food source that is unique to Quorn products, stimulates post-exercise muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein. The study evaluated the digestion of protein, which allows amino acids (the building blocks of protein) to increase […]

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Attempted kidnap near Derriford Hospital

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating reports of an attempted kidnap in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses. The incident was reported to have taken place near the roundabout on Brest Road at around 1.15pm today [3 July]. A police spokesperson said: “It was reported to police earlier today, that […]

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Okehampton crash

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Okehampton on Saturday [29 June] which left a motorcyclist seriously injured. Emergency services were called at 4.40pm after the collision involving a red BMW motorcycle on the A3079 near to Fowley Cross. The motorcycle rider, […]

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Five unhealthiest places in Britain revealed – find out how your neighbourhood compares

Well done to Great Torrington. Read on … sevenMaps7/Shutterstock Mark Green, University of Liverpool Health policy tends to focus on tackling individual behaviour or improving healthcare delivery, such as funding more GPs, developing new treatments, and encouraging healthy lifestyles. But these approaches are costly, difficult to implement, unfeasible and often […]

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Two men charged after serious assault in Barnstaple nightclub

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police officers were called to Fever and Boutique Nightclub on Queen Street, Barnstaple just before 3 am on Friday 28 June following reports of a man having been subject to a serious assault. Units attended and Police arrested two men in connection to this incident. […]

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2 men drowned in South Devon

Two men have died following an incident off Torquay yesterday (Thursday 27 June). Police were called by the coastguard at around 2 pm with reports that two bodies had been pulled from the water near Babbacombe Beach by the RNLI lifeboat. Emergency services including ambulance, police and HM Coastguard attended […]

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16 year old girl dies on A361

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that lead to the death of a teenager in North Devon. Police were called at around 00:40 on Friday 28 June with reports of a collision between a Nissan pick-up and a 16-year-old local girl on the A361 near Trimstone. Localised closures […]

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Two men pulled from the sea on South Devon coast

It’s very windy but even worse on the south coast of Devon/Cornwall. Police were notified around 2 pm today [27 June] that two people had been pulled from the sea off Torquay by the RNLI lifeboat. Emergency services including ambulance, police and HM Coastguard attended the scene where the men […]

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Bideford Armed Forces Day

Hundreds of people gathered at Torridge’s annual Flag Raising Ceremony in Victoria Park on Monday to commemorate Armed Forces Week 2019. The event coincided with week-long celebrations around the Country in honour of Servicemen and Woman both past and present. The events are a celebration and recognition of the contribution […]

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