Three Independent letter writers covered the issue superbly
South West England
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Monday 25 March 2013
The Leicester director of rugby, Richard Cockerill, was delighted with his returning players in his side’s 12-9 victory at Exeter on Saturday.
Thursday 07 March 2013
Around 30 people have been evacuated from their homes and a police major incident declared after fire broke out at a derelict seaside hotel in Cornwall.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Imperial Commander has once again been denied the chance to bid for more glory at Cheltenham
Wednesday 27 February 2013
More than 5,000 badgers will be slaughtered in the West Country after the Government approved licences for culls to commence in June this year.
Sunday 24 February 2013
An elderly couple and their daughter have died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a caravan park.
Friday 22 February 2013
Spitbank Fort, The Solent
Thursday 21 February 2013
Robinson, 31, has agreed a three-year deal
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Promising flanker will leave Worcester Warriors
Monday 04 February 2013
Noel Fehily gave the winner a grateful pat down the shoulder, but his sombre expression already disclosed some sense of the disaster that would gouge all joy from their success. Moments earlier, he had sent Rock On Ruby over the last flight with Tony McCoy and Darlan breathing down their necks. Now one of the sport's rising stars lay dead on the turf, his dignity being hastily preserved from horrified spectators by the erection of screens. McCoy was unharmed in the fall, but even this iron man was too upset to ride again yesterday. A race that had introduced incongruous lustre to a Monday at Doncaster instead renewed the bleakest challenge faced by those who tend and cherish any horse bred and raised for competition.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A motorist has appeared in court accused of killing a couple who were knocked off their tandem bike in an alleged hit-and-run.
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Rescuers searching for a missing fishing boat in gale-force conditions have found a body.
Thursday 24 January 2013
A 10-year-old boy was injured in Plymouth when a motorist became violent after a group of youngsters hit his car with a snowball.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Thirty people were forced to spend the night in a village hall after being rescued by police when they became stranded in their cars because of snow.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Around 300 jobs are to be axed at regional airline Flybe as it battles to slash costs by £35 million to stem losses.
Monday 14 January 2013
Eight people have been rescued off the coast of Devon from a tug which is carrying 200 tonnes of diesel.
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