Knife-man in Halloween mask robs Devon newsagent

A newsagent has spoken of the frightening moment he was robbed by knife-wielding man in a Halloween mask. Jeff Collard, 51, had been sorting through paper orders at Exe Valley News in in Bampton Street, Tiverton when a masked man entered and demanded money from the till. Jeff told the Gazette: "It was an ordinary morning the same as any …

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Tiverton Town face tough FA Trophy trip to East Thurrock United

Tiverton Town manager Martyn Rogers has conceded the FA Trophy draw has not been kind to his team, after they were handed a trip to East Thurrock United, but he has backed his players to get a result.The Southern League Division One South and West side face a 472-mile round-trip to face the Essex outfit, who play in the Ryman …

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Steve Tully's Truro City up to 12th after home win over Margate

Steve Tully expressed his delight as Truro City soared to 12th in National League South on the back of an eight-match unbeaten league run following a 2-1 home win over Margate. As City ended October on a high, Truro boss Tully admitted: “I told the boys to enjoy the win but that it all starts again on Tuesday back at …

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Tiverton shopkeeper threatened in knifepoint robbery

Cash was stolen from a newsagent in Tiverton during a frightening knifepoint robbery. Police were called to Exe Valley News and Cards in Bampton Street around 7.40am after a masked man threatened the shopkeeper with a small knife and demanded cash from the till. The male shopkeeper was unharmed but the suspect got away with a small amount of cash …

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