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Good evening welcome to Spotlight - tonight, the changing face

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As local demand far outstrips supply, there's a call to thousands

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of potential young workers to join a growing industry.

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I have been working out for six weeks, and it has been great. I have

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really enjoyed it. I am acttally doing proper carpentry. I thought I

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would just be sweeping up, but I am actually learning a trade.

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Also tonight - thieves smash a car into a shop front.

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They made off with thousands of pounds worth of goods

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after the raid in the early hours of this morning.

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And a frosty reception - the campaigners trying to think out

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of the box for a way to save this public service.

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Or should I say, would you like to be?

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The housing crisis in the South West appears to be deepening,

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with a call today for more skilled people to join the industry.

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A building summit in Plymouth has been hearing how carpenters,

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bricklayers and architects `re among the trades desperately

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needed if the demand for new homes is to be met.

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It's predicted that construction work in the wider south-2est

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It's predicted that construction work in the wider south-west

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will increase by 4.4% - the highest in England.

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26,000 new jobs will be cre`ted over the next four years

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to reach a total of 257,000, the highest it's ever been.

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Our Business Corrspondent C`rys Edwards has been to the building

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Lewis Mayes is 16 and working as an apprentice carpenter and shhvered,

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the new town near Plymouth, where 5000 new homes are being buhlt. It

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is his dream job. I'm actually doing proper c`rpentry.

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I thought I would just be sweeping up, getting materials for pdople I

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am working with, but I'm actually doing carpentry, so I'm acttally

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learning. But there are not enough workers

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like Lewis in the constructhon industry. The average age and sites

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is now 55. Decorator Clifford Hill, now in his 50s, says younger blood

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is needed. We are going to retire, so the

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younger generation need to keep them there were coming in, and it is

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really important, because if we all retire and there is nobody following

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us, well, it would be no go, wouldn't it?

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There is increasing pressurd to build more and more homes lhke here

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at Shefford, to help solve the housing crisis, but as houshng

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demand grows, so too does the skills shortage in the construction

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industry here in the South West Today, a building summit has been

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held in Plymouth to address the challenges facing the industry, and

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how best to attract new recruits. Along with major house-building at

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sure third and Cranbrook, there are road infrastructure project in

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Cornwall and the upcoming Hhnckly nuclear-power station. It is

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estimated there will be arotnd a quarter of a million jobs in the

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industry by 2020, 20 6000 of them knew, the highest it has evdr been.

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A few years ago, we have thd austerity period, and peopld left

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the area, they have left thd construction industry, and now we

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are trying to get people back into it, and that is becoming more and

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more difficult. We have a delivery target that we

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need to meet the government and local housing targets to provide,

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and if there are not enough people that are around to build those

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homes, we are delayed and ghving those homes of the communitx.

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We have lots of apprenticeships in our books, not apprenticeshhps, but

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jobs in the city. Among the solutions of this job shop

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to encourage recruits of all ages and well as apprenticeship schemes

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and higher wages for skilled workers.

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Now you want to tap on that stop-macro but with demand far

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outstripping supply, a tough challenge lies ahead.

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With me now is leafed Harry from the construction industry trainhng

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board. Why have we got such a shortage of the skills?

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We can see it as a shortage, but I like to see it as a huge

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opportunity. We have accused number of construction and infrastructure

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projects going on in the region and it speaks really strongly to the

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wealth of skills we have got in the region already. We're hoping to

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bring new people into the industry. One of the things that is worth

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making is, the 6000 or so jobs we will need every year for thd next

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five years, 2500 of those whll perhaps be nontraditional b`ck

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office jobs, including IT, project management, etc. So if therd are

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people out there with those skills, consider the construction industry

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as a future prospect. The report mentioned that a lot of

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people were laid off from the construction industry during the

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downturn. Why would anyone want to come into an industry that has those

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peaks and troughs in such a way It is a very good point. We have had

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a report just today which totalled about sustainability, what we are

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doing is building a much more robust industry. If you look at thd pipe

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line of work coming, we havd got around 38,000 houses in Cornwall to

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build, and we have already talked about Shefford, and the project at

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Hinckly is a long-term projdct. We have a long pipeline of work in the

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south-west, and there is no doubt that that will require investment.

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A massive pipeline, and it seems like a massive shortage, so where

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will all be people come frol to fill all these jobs?

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We hope it will be a combin`tion of new entrants, returners, because a

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lot of people, as you say, went from the industry. But there are people

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out there who are switching industries. We recently supported a

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project with South Devon College, and people from other walks of life

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have come across, from teaching perhaps, or the Armed Forces. So

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there are people out there who want to come across. One thing wd need to

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get across to people is that construction is a very dynalic

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industry, that progression routes are extraordinary. If you work hard,

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you can really, really get on, and it is a very innovative, modern

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industry. It is not all muddy boots, but we still need 500 bricklayers!

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Thank you Ray much for joinhng us. A ram raid took place in thd early

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hours of this morning as thheves drove a car into the window

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of a department store in Tiverton. Devon and Cornwall police h`ve

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launched an investigation. The raiders wearing balaclavas

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managed to steal thousands of pounds' worth of perfumes before

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fleeing the scene. It was business as usual at

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Banbury's this afternoon, whth the repair is well underway. But it was

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a very different picture here earlier in the day after a group

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wearing balaclavas used a c`r to ram open the doors on Gulf Stredt. The

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thieves made off with vast quantities of perfumes, leaving the

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same vehicle they used for the ram raid.

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To be woken at 5:30am to soleone saying you have been ram rahded

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that is not normal. Glass everywhere, stark, perfume

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everywhere. The police were there, and they have sealed it all off We

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weren't allowed to walk into the area because the crime scend was

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sealed, so, yes, absolutely horrendous.

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And for shoppers, it was also a distressing sight.

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I just can't believe it. It is like everything... Everything is

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changing. You don't expect ht to happen on your doorstep.

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Very surprised, absolutely. Yes They're often things thrown at

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Windows, but nothing like that. That is what I presumed it was.

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It is shocking, but not tot`lly surprising. It was bound to happen

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somewhere, sometime, becausd that's the way things are.

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Well, Devon and Cornwall police are appealing for any witnesses to come

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forward, anybody who might have seen what happened here in the e`rly

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hours of this morning on Gold Street, or anyone who, throtghout

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the day, has been offered any perfumes to buy, has found that the

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discarded boxes, or indeed, found any balaclavas.

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Healthcare services in Devon were described as being

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at crisis point today as MPs from across the county attacked

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The plans are part of the strategy to tackle a ?100 million annual

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overspend at Devon's largest Clinical Commissioning Group.

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Our Politial Editor Martyn Oates joins us now from Westminstdr where

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It was Annemarie Morris, thd Newton Abbott MP, who describe things as

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being at crisis point. She `nd other colleagues also said that a

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fundamental problem is that Devon does not receive enough funding to

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reflect the challenges of providing health care in rural areas. The West

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Devon MP Geoffrey Cox agreed. He is particularly concerned with the

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threat to key services at North Devon District Hospital, described

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the present level of funding is wholly inadequate. When it came to

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the health minister Philip Dunne to reply, he certainly conceded the

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level of challenge facing Ddvon I absolutely recognise that the

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region is facing difficultids, and NHS staff across the region are

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working hard to provide good care to patients, but services are not

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keeping pace with the changhng needs of local people and it is bdcoming

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increasingly difficult to m`ke sure local people have access to

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consistently high quality c`re that is affordable and sustainable.

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I am joined by these Devon LP who tabled today byes debate. It struck

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me that the minister had a lot to say about the problem, not so much

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about his potential solutions? In all fairness, he was in `

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difficult position, because a lot of this is out to consultation, so he

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could not come down on one side or the other. Positively, he dhd say

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that the issue was being addressed, and came up with some figurds. But

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we have a problem in Devon, and it was good to see so many of Devon's

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MPs coming together, raising similar points, and raising their own

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constituency points. Geoffrey Cox and others werd right

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to say, weren't they, that the fundamental question is fin`ncial,

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and while this is about showing to tackle this massive deficit, it will

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be a pity desperate cost-cutting process which will ultimately damage

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patient care? I think it is about allocathon of

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resources. We are where we `re. NHS England Astro next 8 billion, the

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government gave in 10 billion, and the Prime Minister has ruled out any

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more money for the NHS, so we have to make do with what we havd. But we

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are going through a process of change, and I think what cale out

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today is how united we were in wanting to see a genuine,

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21st-century National Health Service with a fully integrated sochal care

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system, and that is what we are concerned about.

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On the issue of you being united, you another MPs will be intdrested

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in venture cuts in your constituencies your neighbotring MP

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said you should stand together and say, we are opposing all of these

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cuts. We are being picked up one by one.

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He makes a fair point. Of course, his constituency of Tiverton is

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protected as far of Tiverton is protected as Pharoah the beds are

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concerned, but we don't want to get into a Dutch auction between

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different parts of Devon, as big as best we can in one voice. These

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community hospitals are much loved by local people, they are ststained

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by local people and financed by local people very often, and I

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believe they have a role 21st-century. What that rold is

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remains to be seen, but we lust get over, if you remove beds from a

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Community Hospital, it ceasds to have a a role.

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That is not true. The conversation runs for another

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few months. I doubt this is the last time it will be discussed in this

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place. Now, when did you last use ` phone

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box? The mobile phone has meant fewer

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and fewer people are using call boxes and BT has decided to pull

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the plug on hundreds The problem is there are sthll huge

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areas of the south-west with a poor mobile phone signal,

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and in those areas, locals and visitors are very reluctant

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to have the phone box removdd. Jenny Kumah has been to one such

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community on Dartmoor. For these walkers, payphones on

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Dartmoor are a necessary part of the landscape.

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You may well end up with a flat battery and not be able to get a

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signal or something like th`t, so I think having them, if only to make

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emergency calls, if nothing else. There are lots dotted around, some

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are overgrown, not maintain, and obviously, I see the other side when

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the telephone company want to cut costs, but I think if there is any

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way of funding them, then they should remain.

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According to BT, payphone usage has dropped 90% over the last ddcade.

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But it is easy to miss this payphone here at Badger's Halt on Dartmoor.

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Through here is another of the boxes that is threatened with closure

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Making our way through the foliage here. So the figures show that this

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has been used a couple of dozen times maybe in the past 12 lonths.

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Why do you think phone boxes like this one across the more nedd to be

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protected? This is situated in a vallex, and we

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have very high sides to the valley, so there is no mobile signal. This

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might be someone's only chance of getting emergency services here if

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they needed it. BT says it will not take aw`y a

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service in a remote location if the local authority objects. Thd company

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is also giving communities the chance to adopt a kiosk as `n

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alternative to removal. Here in Belle Stone, that idea has

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received a ringing endorsemdnt. A local group has raised funds to put

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life-saving equipment in thhs key -esque.

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We pre-empted the fact that BT may want to finish with it, as ht was

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not used at all, so we wantdd to hang onto our phone box, and make it

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look a bit more attractive, and used for a very good, life-saving

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equipment. Some good news today for thhs

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Dartmoor community in post-bridge. They were threatened with the loss

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of this phone, but BT has confirmed it will keep it. The firm h`s even

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been persuaded to give it a lick of paint too.

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Now, as phoneboxes on Dartmoor are under threat, it's prob`bly

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a good time to be sure you don't need to call for help -

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by learning the way to navigate the countryside safely.

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The skill of map-reading and its faithful companion, the compass

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Can you read a map? A little bit. Probably not `s well

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as I should. But thanks to GPS technologx

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and mobiles, does anyone re`lly use Well, map-reading and navig`tion

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workshops are taking place on Dartmoor from today,

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to coincide with Clare Woodling put the postcode

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in her sat nav and headed The volunteers were Dartmoor search

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and rescue do a year of trahning in map reading and other skills before

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they are safe to go out looking for lost Ramblers.

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There appears to be somewhat of a complacent attitude to map reading

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nowadays. There is a great reliance on electrical devices. In b`d

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weather, they become affectdd by the damp, and of course, they are

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battery-powered, and the batteries only last so long, and if the

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battery fails for whatever reason, you inadvertently drop the device in

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a bog, they could find themselves in danger, yes.

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A place like Dartmoor can bd unforgiving. As the days get

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shorter, the evenings come sooner and the weather closes in.

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Visibility can drop quickly. This group is taking part in a bdginners'

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map session. If you want a good finding some treasure, you can use a

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map. The task today is to venturd off the

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beaten track using a one -. : 2 ,000 map and a compass.

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This particular map is plastic coated, and has been through a fair

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few Bogdan rainstorms over the last few years, and it basically still

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works. There are many things you can pick up on a paper or lamin`ted map

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that you just can't do on a GPS so I think it gives people a sdnse of

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space and a sense of place, really. You can get a whole overview of the

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area. Lessons are taking place to coincide

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with National Map Reading Wdek. It is a very important life skill,

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and is reviving it from my childhood, long time ago. And also,

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it is a very lovely contrast to my daily work. It is nice to gdt out in

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the fresh air and have fun. So when it comes to satellite

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navigation, acting we rely on them too much.

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When it comes to phones, people will use those and lose reception, and

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when the weather comes down really quickly around here, if you can t

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back that up, you could be hn trouble.

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Do you know where we are on a map? Yes, I will show you here.

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We're just south of Princetown. And now, to dispel any myths about

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female map reading, and going to navigate myself and our crew back to

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base. Have you seen any sign of hdr since?

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No! I have not either! With the aid of a map, we h`ve moved

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across the studio, for a very good reason.

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Would you know what to do if someone collapsed

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Well, by the end of today, it's hoped more than 100,000 people

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will have learnt resuscitathon skills as part of

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The British Heart Foundation alongside the Red Cross,

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Ambulance Trusts and other organisations have been vishting

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thousands of schools to teach these valuable skills.

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At Stoke Damerel College, 300 students received

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So we've invited two of thel along with their trainers

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That will take their total to 302 trained.

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You are a first aid, you ard a head teacher, and we have Jason `nd

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Stella here. Will you show hs exactly what you have learnt today,

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because I learnt in Guides lany many years ago, and I think

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techniques might have changdd a little bit.

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OK, so put him or her on thd desk and show is what you have to do and

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August through it. OK, so first, you would havd to make

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sure that it is clear, and ht it is a safe surrounding, and then you

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would need to call for help and call for an ambulance. Then, to check if

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they are awake or not, you would have to shake them gently, not too

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hard so you break their necks, to shake them gently to see if they are

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awake. If not, you would have to do 30 compressions on the chest, and

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then lift their head up to open their airway, hold their noses and

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push their chin down, and then do two rescue breaths, and then you

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should keep doing that until help comes.

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How hard do you push? You would have to push until it

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comes down about five or six centimetres, and sometimes ` long

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will break, but that is a good sign. Is there a rhythm to it?

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Yes, you can do it to songs Staying Alive, and there are a few other

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songs as well. You won't remember that!

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We do, don't we! Sherry, how was that as a

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demonstration? Brilliant. We would check the area

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first were dangerous, but yds, she has done it very well.

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Martin, as headteacher, what is your view on everybody in schools, and

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this being part of the currhculum? I know there have been calls for it to

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be part of education. At our school, we think health is

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very important to young people, and learning these techniques and

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methods, so Stella and Jason and their colleagues today, learning to

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do this really important work, and we include health as part of that.

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We have Sherry on hand so wd will hope to train every single student

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at least once a year in this technique, and indeed, staff. The

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British Heart Foundation told is that unfortunately, the most likely

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person you will do this on someone you know very well, so having the

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girls as young people is very important, and like you mentioned

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learning in the Girl Guides, it stays with you for years. I have had

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to do an update today to make sure I knew there would know the ndw

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technique, because it has bden many years since I was trained.

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Jason, what did you think of the training today?

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I thought it was brilliant, you can use it to help anyone, really.

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What did you know about it beforehand?

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That you have to push down on the chest.

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So you knew a little bit about it, but you actually learn the skill

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today. Do you feel more confident? Are a lot more confident.

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I remember, we used to do it on a doll called Annie, and I was quite

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scared of that! These are all quite modern `nd new.

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And it is not just something that should be in education, but in work

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as well. We have first aid hs here at Spotlight, but maybe everyone

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should learn something as ilportant as this.

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You could save a life, so it is important to learn the skills. You

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never know when you'll come across something.

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Perhaps you could do another training session here, Sherry!

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That's a good idea! All the crew have to stay afterwards to learn.

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A great idea. Let's hope it is rolled out to more schools `nd

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indeed, becomes part of the actual everyday learning, so it just

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becomes commonplace for everyone to learn. Well done.

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It was an excellent demonstration. I want to know, what do you think of

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the programme far? Rubbish! Hankies in which are coming. We all

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appreciate it. Well done. -, thank you very much for coming.

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Well, that's one important technique for saving lives,

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but elsewhere in the south-west today, youngsters have been

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challenged to come up with technology which could

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save the lives of thousands of people.

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They has just six hours to develop their ideas

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and then demonstrate them at a technology fair in Exeter.

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John Henderson went to Sandx Park to see what they came up with.

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It might not look it, but this could be a life-saver.

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It looks quite delicate. Yes. It is a prototype.

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It was better this morning, but things keep falling off it.

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And 3D printer is on a low spec It is a water barrel, crankdd up

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with a solar powered motor, designed by students from Newton Abbot for

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places like this. It can carry up to 50 litres at a

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time, and it is all assisted by solar panels, so it makes c`rrying

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that quantity of water an awful lot easier. You can do it fast `nd using

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less energy. You pull on this and this whll turn

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the potentiometer, which will convert the data into metres.

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Alerting people to sudden changes in sea levels.

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It is like an early warning system, so you can prepare for a tstnami

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that is coming, or prepare for flooding or something like that

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A trio of 13-year-olds from Great Torrington developed the sm`rt boy.

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Shall we see if it floats tde yes. You have done it! It is brilliant!

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It works. The ideas were showcased at a tech

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fair. We like to believe that it hs its

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own little reservoir, in whhch it can store its own water.

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The team from Plymouth Colldge Of Arts think they are onto a winner

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with their water purification device.

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We hope to use it in countrhes such as Ecuador, Indonesia, Tanz`nia

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anywhere with a water probldm that also has quite a humid clim`te as

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well. It might be early prototypes, but some of the region's yotngsters

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have clear designs for the future. Some very talented and enthtsiastic

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youngsters, we have met tod`y, on the reports and here in the studio

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as well. Let's see what the weather is doing tonight. David is here with

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the forecast. Good evening. We have got Orton

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coming our way, and it is the sort of autumn many of us quite like dry

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but a bit cold, the risk of some mist and fog, as well as thd risk of

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some frost, which we have not seen much of the season. Tomorrow, mostly

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fine, early mist and quite chilly to start. Still the chance of ` few

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showers, but a lot of the d`y will be fine and dry with a lot lore in

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the way of sunshine. Cloud will continue to melt away as we move

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through the rest of this wedk. At the moment, the cloud you sde across

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the eastern half of Britain, that's an area of low pressure, beginning

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to slowly creep away from us. What replaces it is this area of high

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pressure, which moves right across western Britain in the next 24 hours

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or so. Perhaps we by the tile it gets in, but it will featurd for us,

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not just for tomorrow, but for Thursday and Friday. The we`ther

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fronts staying either side of the British Isles. A closer look at the

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satellite picture shows you the showers we have seen earlier today.

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A great rash of showers early this morning, but now isolated and quite

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liked. Good spells of sunshhne in between. This was earlier today

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with the view across to the team Valley from Holden Hill. Certainly,

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Orton beginning to show. Thd colours are starting to come out, the leaves

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beginning to show. -- autumn beginning. Its like we're wdll into

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the season, there were many of the trees at the moment, the le`ves are

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still there because we have not had low enough temperatures, and also,

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the winter and relatively lhght We will see the showers continte

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overnight, and they will be very isolated, so lengthy clear skies in

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between those showers, which will allow temperatures to tumbld away to

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quite low figures. In towns abilities, we could expect `round

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6-7 degrees, but in the countryside, particularly over the moors, we

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could see those down as low as -5 degrees. So cold and bright start

:25:57.:26:00.

the day tomorrow. Cloud will come and go, so it won't be sunshine all

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the way, but by the afternoon, there will be spells of sunshine `nd also

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a light showers. Wind is not as strong as today, mainly frol the

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north, and butchers a shade warmer. We have had 13 today, we max get

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13-14 tomorrow. Perhaps feeling a bit warmer, because the winds are

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not so strong. The Isles of Scilly, the cloud will come and go, patchy

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cloud and sunny spells about sums it up. Mainly dry. Here are yotr times

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of high water. Mine had at 0916 and Penzance at 07 26. For the surfers,

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still choppy along the north coast. The conditions are quite good the

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day after, so Thursday's servlets very promising. Light winds and a

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fairly big swell coming up the Atlantic, generated by a big area of

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low pressure, means the conditions on Thursday could be quite big and

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also clean. That is the coastal waters forecast, Northwest four

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occasionally five, mainly f`ir with generally good visibility. @nd the

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dry the rest of this week. Subtle changes in the wind direction, quite

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a windy day on Saturday, but we will have to watch out from Wedndsday

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night onwards, because therd will be more and more frost.

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Good evening. Thank you, David. Taunton Town and Torquay ard both

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in action this evening hoping to qualify for the First

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round of the FA Cup. Both drew at the weekend,

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so tonight, Taunton travel to Hemel Hempstead, with Torquay

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at Woking for their replays. Kick-offs are at 7.45,

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with coverage on BBC Radio Devon The results in our late news at

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10:30 p.m.. From all of us `nd Spotlight, whatever you are doing,

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have a good evening. Good nhght

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