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There were scenes of jubilation at Home Park this afternoon
as Plymouth Argyle sealed promotion with three games to spare.
The Pilgrims went into the game knowing that just one point would be
enough to guarantee League One football next season,
but they completed the job in fine style, thrashing Newport 6-1.
Andy Birkett got in amongst the celebrations.
Six long seasons of English football English football sports here.
The administration, the heartbreak of
And I've seen promotions and these boys went
to Wembley last season, disappointment but now, absolutely
I think I was more excited than the boys, actually.
Six years, and now we're finally out!
We are now ten minutes after the match and no supporters
Still around 15,000 here in the stand.
Applauding the players and the manager, who's come back out
These fans will keep the faith up at Wembley.
to seal that manner, I think is just moving
because the fans have been waiting for so long and it's great
they've put in a performance like that.
Massive club here and we're going into league one now.
Andy Birkett reporting from Home Park.
Well, Exeter city's promotion push suffered a minor setback today
with a defeat against Cambridge United.
Meanwhile, Torquay United had to beat Braintree Town
to keep their National League survival hopes alive.
There's celebrations as well there before this match, the chances of
Torquay avoiding relegation looks very slim but this win against
fellow relegation strugglers Braintree town has given them a
fighting chance of staying in the National League. It started badly
with Manny Parry putting Braintree in front after just eight minutes,
took united were looking very nervous but then, Brett Williams had
a goal disallowed for offside but that seems to fire took united up.
Minutes later, he got an equaliser, and puts them in front in the second
half and although it was very nervy for the last half-hour, in the end,
it was Jordan league within late goal and as you can imagine, fans
are delighted. That was amazing. Taking it to the last game, it was
brilliant. We did it. The great escape is on. Fantastic, wonderful.
Best thing that happens to us. It's probably shouldn't have been
disallowed but it sparked is a little bit and great credit to the
last comeback and equalised so soon after, otherwise it might have
minutes of afternoon. This victory was hugely important for took united
but they are no means out of the woods. They have to play Dover
athletic and they need wins in the those games but compared to what it
was like before today, there really is a chance of the great escape.
there really is a chance of the great escape.
Fishermen in the Southwest are being praised for the work
they're doing to help clean up our seas.
Marine litter and discarded fishing gear has been blamed for killing
But now the fishermen are working with charities and other industries
to tackle the problem as Eleanor Parkinson reports.
These fishermen are not just hauling up fish.
They have to sift through their catch to get rid of the rubbish
but they're not throwing it back overboard.
Instead, they put it in special sacks they've been given
and they bring it all back to port to put in a dedicated skip.
Fish isn't the only thing we catch, unfortunately, at sea.
We're catching a lot of plastic bags and mainly plastics.
We bring in about two one-tonne bags every trip.
I do a six-day trip and I bring to one-tonne bags a week.
And these are the bags that we give the fishing boats.
And if you look through the skip, you can find just about anything.
The bags on the boats are provided by a project
So whatever it is, whether it's a piece of old net,
whether it's a rope, plastic, polythene sheet
wrapped around their ropes, it's dangerous for them,
it's dangerous to be left in the sea, it's not good
for the marine environment and they are more than
The fishermen are also working hard to prevent ghost gear,
They drown, they starve and they die of infection.
It is of particular danger to seals, because they really highly
intelligent mammals that are very curious.
So they see a bit of ghost gear floating in a water
So they swim over it, around it, under its, through it.
And it's the through age that gets them into trouble.
These nylon nets won't be thrown away.
They be sent to a factory in Eastern Europe, where they'll be
And a Cornish company are using the recycled
We make the range of swimwear and rash guards that
are particularly aimed at active watersports use, either wearing them
under wet suits or jumping around, moving in the water,
so that our specific use of the recycled nylon yarn.
In the south-west, attitudes to marine litter are changing
but the threat still exists from other shows.
Ghost gear is often brought up into our seas on the Gulf Stream.
For the fishermen and the volunteers, their work continues.
Now how do you fancy naming a a newborn horse?
Now how do you fancy naming a newborn horse?
Here she is - the first foal of the season born in the early
hours of Easter Sunday at the Miniature Pony
There's a competition to find her a name, and the theme
The weather hasn't been bad at all over this Easter weekend,
We did get a bit of sunshine today, but for most of us, it's been
largely cloudy and tonight, a lot of that is cloud will start to break
Any isolated showers die away and we'll see
largely clear skies so
it is going to be quite chilly night, temperatures could well get
lower than this in some sheltered approval spots.
That does mean a chilly but bright starts tomorrow, with more sunshine
than many have seen this weekend. We'll see temperatures doing well as
well so a lot of sunshine, light wings, Fairweather cloud during the
afternoon, some sparse hitting 14 or 15 degrees. Drive week by day,
plenty of sunshine, by night it will be told with the return of frost.
Plenty of good news today! Janine Jansen will bring you the latest
news around 10:20pm tonight. Have a lovely evening.
Hopefully you managed to enjoy some good weather this Easter. It has not
been ideal but it has not been that bad. Pretty cold tonight. Sharp
frost on the way in role areas and across northern parts. The skies are
not clear just yet but they are starting to clear. By the end of the
night, those temperatures will tumble across Scotland, maybe as low
minus eight. No surprise this time of the year. We do get frost, but
this could be even damaging. Tomorrow morning, it is looking
sunny for most of us but the wind is light in the sun will