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Devon woman shaves head for Alzheimer’s Research UK 

Authored by News Desk

Sally Chapman from Chudleigh celebrated her birthday this year by having her head shaved to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

Sally, who turned 55, was inspired by her father who had vascular dementia.

In the build up to her head shave, Sally raised over £1300 for Alzheimer’s Research UK, which powers world-class studies...

Body found by police identified as missing Chudleigh man

Authored by JenniferJ

A body discovered by police has been identified as missing Chudleigh man Mike Vincent.

Police confirmed the identification of the deceased man on Wednesday 6 November, following the discovery of the body on Sunday morning (3 November) at around 11am.

The news follows an appeal by police over the weekend to help trace Mr Vincent, who was 64 and had been missing from Chudleigh,...

Body found in hunt for missing Chudleigh man

Authored by JamesM

Police investigating the disappearance of missing Chudleigh man Mike Vincent discovered the body of a man in Chudleigh on Sunday (3rd November) morning at around 11am.

The man has not been formally identified but the family of Mr Vincent have been informed.

Police in Devon appealed for information over the weekend to help trace Mike Vincent, aged 64 years, who has been missing...