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THE WORLD’S most famous tank will be rolling along on its tracks once more – exactly 75 years after it was captured. Tiger 131 is the only working example of a Tiger I tank in the world and will be rumbling around the arena at the Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset, on April 28. Museum …

DOWNTON Abbey star Lily James returns to costume drama on the big screen this week in The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society. Filmed predominantly in North Devon, the film is based on the posthumous novel of the same name by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, whose wartime experiences during the Nazi occupation …

MEET the next big music star – the Atlantic Ocean. Industry giant Universal Music’s Mercury KX label has signed a new artist, Keynvor. And the artist’s first single, Preservation, is a collaboration with composer Sebastian Plano which harnesses the sounds of the ocean. But Keynvor is not like any other artist – taking its name …

ON MONDAY, April 23, I’m sure that many Bristol Rovers supporters, officials and former players will be at South Bristol Crematorium to pay their last respects to the late Terry Oldfield, who lost his long battle with illness on March 28. One from the ‘old school’ of footballers who demonstrated total loyalty and commitment to …

SPRING has finally arrived. The first two weeks of April have delivered some impressive rarities in the UK. The West Country has fared reasonably well, the most popular sighting being a ‘flock’ of three Alpine Swifts on the Lizard. One appeared on April 5, building up to three on the 9th. While three have been …

SPEAKING after Tuesday’s Cornwall Council meeting, which saw Councillors vote to support the recommendation for £3m of financial support from the Council’s Economic Match Fund, a Stadium for Cornwall spokesperson said: “The stadium partners are delighted that Cornwall’s Councillors have come together to show their support for our vision to create a hub for Cornish …

AXMINSTER Town Football Club has come a long way in a relatively short time and is enjoying life in its sparkly new home at Cloakham Lawns, having left Sector Lane, after 94 years, back in 2015. Several generations of Axminster supporters grew up watching the yellow and blacks at Sector which, in its latter years, …

MUD, glorious mud: two boffins have been singing its praises in the national media. Mud provides precious habitats, a buffer against rising sea levels and a host of other benefits, according to two University of Exeter researchers. Dr Kate Baker and Dr Robert Barnett appeared on the BBC Radio 4 programme In Love with Mud: …