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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A377 Devon northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A377 Devon northbound severe disruption, from A377 to A377.

    A377 Devon - A377 Alphington Road in Exeter closed inbound from Sainsbury's Junction to the A377 junction, because of a burst water main. Diversion in operation - Cowick Lane. Expect delays.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Video caption: UK paddleboarders reach new extremes with a foil that lifts the board out of the water.
  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Devon southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Devon southbound severe accident, at J30 for Sidmouth Road J30 Exeter.

    M5 Devon - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M5 southbound at J30, Sidmouth (Exeter), because of an accident involving two vehicles.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Two seriously injured in 'head-on crash'

    Three people have been taken to hospital after a two-vehicle head-on crash in Cornwall, police have said.

    A black Citroen DS3 and a white Peugeot 207 crashed on the A374 near Milladon Lane, St Germans just before 08:00.

    The Peugeot driver, a 44-year-old woman from Callington, has multiple and life-threatening injuries.

    The Citroen driver, a 24-year-old man from Torpoint, has life-changing pelvic injuries. The front seat passenger, a 21-year-old woman from Bodmin, suffered minor injuries.

    The road was closed for eight hours while a forensic examination of the scene was carried out by police and the vehicles were recovered.

    Police are appealing for witnesses and for dash cam footage.

  5. Cornwall travel: A374 now open

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    The A374 is now open between Polbathic and Trerulefoot after an earlier accident and investigation work.

  6. Weather: A cold night with mist and fog possible

    BBC Weather

    A few showers may continue through the evening but these will become increasingly isolated to leave lengthy clear periods.

    A cold night though with some patches of mist and fog possible.

    Minimum temperatures overnight of -1C (30F).

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  7. Shipyard closure will have 'huge impact' on community

    Kirk England

    BBC Radio Devon

    Local workers in Appledore say the closure of the shipyard will have a "huge impact" on the community.

    The company operating the yard, Babcock International, says it "regrets" the decision to end work there in March next year.

    It added all 199 workers will be offered relocation packages.

    Earlier this week, thousands of people joined a march in support of the yard and signed a petition which was handed to the government asking ministers to help.

    However, it doesn't appear this was enough.

    Beth Spencer-Mollington and Linda Upton work in a delicatessen in Appledore and say the closure will have a "huge" impact on the village...

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    Video caption: Thousands of people joined a march recently in support of the yard
  8. Minister makes final decision on greenfield application

    Cornish Stuff

    MP George Eustice has welcomed the recent decision by the Secretary of State to reject plans to build on Menehay Fields in Falmouth after a long-running planning saga came to an end.

  9. Man 'critical but stable' after Exeter flat fire

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    An investigation has been launched into a fire at a flat which has left a man in a "critical but stable" condition in hospital, police have said.

    It happened in Newton Close in Exeter at about 00:40.

    The man in his 40s was taken to hospital with suspected smoke inhalation, officers added.

    The cause of the fire is currently being treated as unexplained.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Devon and Cornwall Police via 101.

  10. 'Hammer blow' shipyard closure 'devastating' for economy

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    The closure of Appledore Shipyard is a "hammer blow" for the workers there as well as the Devon economy, the Unite union has said.

    It said Thursday's announcement that the yard near Bideford will close in March has been met with "anger and dismay".

    Unite regional officer Heathcliffe Pettifer said the government "could have done much more to secure future work for Appledore and that defence secretary Gavin Williamson wrung his hands in true Pontius Pilate fashion when he said it was a commercial decision for the company".

    "The impact on the Devon economy will be widespread, devastating and enduring with the yard closing. It is a hammer blow for the workforce and the westcountry economy."

    Babcock international has said it will offer relocation opportunities for all 199 employees affected and that it "regrets" the "difficult decision".

    Appledore Shipyard
    Quote Message: The Appledore yard has played a key role in building the nation’s two new aircraft carriers. We spent more than £1.7bn with Babcock last year. We are very disappointed to hear that Babcock does not plan to renew the lease at Appledore and while this is a matter for the company, the government stands ready to support any workers affected at this concerning time." from UK Government Spokesman
    UK Government Spokesman
  11. Local MP 'disappointed and worried' by shipyard closure

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

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    The MP for North Devon says he's "extremely disappointed and saddened" that Appledore Shipyard is to close.

    Peter Heaton-Jones says his thoughts are with all those impacted by the news announced earlier.

    Just last week, he lobbied the government to save the yard and says no-one expected the decision to come so soon...

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    Video caption: The shipyard near Bideford is due to close in March 2019
  12. Envelope update

    Severe roadworks: A39 Cornwall both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A39 Cornwall both ways severe roadworks, between B3314 and B3266 Farriers Green Boscastle.

    A39 Cornwall - A39 in Slaughter Bridge closed in both directions between Collan's Cross and Boscastle, because of resurfacing work. Between 9:30 and 16:30 Mondays to Sundays until 16:30 on 9th November

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time