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National parks facing costly clear up

Having faced the full brunt of the past winter's Atlantic-borne gales and flooding, England's two most westerly national parks are to receive over a quarter of a million pounds so that popular footpat...


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  1. Tesco salutes champions of enterprise

    Tesco seconded  distribution manager Richard Warfield to Bridgwater during the Somerset Levels  flood relief campaign. This helped relieve farmers and introduced new systems to improve the delivery, storage and dispatch of bales  PICTURE: FRAN STOTHARD

    Tesco has given a ringing endorsement to the drive and enthusiasm of West Country enterprise by stepping forward to be the headline sponsor of the Western Daily Press Business Awards 2014.


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Royals in Oz

Royals in Oz

Will and Kate laugh during their 19th day of their tour down under

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