Posts for Exeter

Okehampton Parkway Station update

More than £40 million of funding was announced in March’s Budget to reinstate passenger services on the Okehampton to Exeter rail line, much to the delight of campaigners who have proactively worked towards the re-opening of the line. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak confirmed Government backing for regular services […]

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Women ‘risk’ grey hair to feel authentic

From University of Exeter: Lots of women are choosing to go grey naturally, or to go grey with a bit of help. Others continue to dye theirs. How do women decide which way to go (it doesn’t seem to be so much of an issue for men)? It has been […]

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Man jailed for life for woman’s murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A man who murdered 32-year-old Lorraine Cox in Exeter then dismembered and dumped her body has been jailed for life. Azam Mangori’s actions were branded as ‘gruesome’ and ‘cowardice’ by a judge as he was (on Wednesday 7 April] sentenced to serve a minimum of […]

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Man, 24, convicted of murder of woman in Exeter

Azam Mangori, 24, was convicted of the murder of Lorraine Cox, 32, in Exeter, back in September, 2020. Mangori, also known as Christopher Mayer, of no fixed abode, was found guilty of murder by a jury at Exeter Crown Court following a five-week trial. He left her body in his […]

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First electric commuter flight to take place at Exeter Airport

The first electric commuter flight in the UK will take place at Exeter Airport, following the announcement of a successful bid to UK Research and Innovation’s £30 million Future Flight Challenge. The bid was submitted by a consortium led by Ampaire, a leader in electric aviation, with partners including Rolls-Royce […]

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Families pay tribute to loved ones lost in Exeter fire

From Devon & Cornwall Police: The families of those who died in a house fire in Exeter in February have paid tribute to their loved ones. The family members who tragically lost their lives in the fire on Sunday 21 February were Kaylie Rudge, 28, and Daniel Rudge, 29, and […]

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4th person dies after Exeter house fire

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have been informed that the seven-year-old girl who was left critically ill after a house fire in Exeter, has sadly died from injuries sustained. The family members who tragically lost their lives in the fire on Clayton Road, Sunday 21 February, were Kaylie Rudge, […]

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WWII bomb at Exeter detonated

The controlled detonation of a suspected World War Two bomb unearthed near Exeter University on Friday, occurred at 6.10pm, Saturday 27 February.   Upwards of 2,600 properties in the Glenthorne Road area, where the device was located, were evacuated by 10.30am yesterday and told to stay away from the area […]

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7 year old remains critical after Exeter house fire in which 3 people died

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are treating the cause of a fatal house fire in Exeter, during which two adults and a child died, as non-suspicious. They were alerted to the fire, at an address on Clayton Road in the St David’s area of Exeter, at around 5.30am on […]

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Police officer delivers baby girl at roadside

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A Devon & Cornwall Police officer who delivered a baby at the side of the road has described the experience as the “highlight” of her 18-month long career. PC Gemma Clatworthy had just left police headquarters at Middlemoor, Exeter, shortly before 4pm on Sunday 27 […]

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