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West Country

the. the southwest of England, esp Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset
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Reeve, of Looe, Cornwall, was jailed for 48 months by a judge at Plymouth Crown Court after he admitted sending threatening emails and lying that a bomb had been placed in the ITV Westcountry studios.
In the second period, Exeter fought back and with Orrell's line-out under some pressure, the Westcountry outfit cut away at the Lancastrians' lead.
New EU rules on product labelling being introduced could prove 'costly' for Westcountry food and drink producers, according to one industry-specialist lawyer.
After a dry spell in the Westcountry the pitch is also expected to turn later on for Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis.
AN own goal from Swindon's Jerel Ifil 20 minutes from time handed Yeovil a hardfought win in the Westcountry derby.
Although the market has changed materially in the last six or seven weeks, there is still an enthusiasm to buy: we now have three or four bidders chasing each property, against 10 a few months back," says Graham Barton at Westcountry Property Auctions.
He runs a successful business in the Westcountry selling meat products under the Black Farmer brand.
Westcountry Ambulance Trust chief Ken Wenman said his staff were shocked to discover Derek was the casualty when they arrived.
PLYMOUTH, England, January 17 /PRNewswire/ -- If cities were floated on the stock exchange, you could do far worse than invest in a few shares from one Westcountry city.
Among books on Dartmoor are Basil Thomson's The Story Of Dartmoor (William Heinemann) which is available for study in the Westcountry Studies Library at Exeter.
Westcountry Spar wholesaler Appleby Westward has achieved record-breaking sales in August despite atrocious weather.
The Westcountry Ambulance Service vehicle was carrying Michael Newton, 71, from his home in east Devon, to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Exeter.

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