Footage of US troops practising for the D-Day landings has been rediscovered by a British film historian. Footage of training on Woolacombe beach and Braunton Burrows had been stored in Baltimore and forgotten about until Tony Koorlander unearthed it.
A former dairy farmer in Devon has rebuilt one of his barns as a club for swingers. It’s his latest move after getting out of farming and turning his land into a camping and caravanning site.
The world’s largest offshore wind farm could be built off the north coast of Devon. If it goes ahead it could provide nearly all of the county’s electricity, and there are plans to supplement it with tidal power schemes.
As this article appears in the Daily Mail expect the usual NIMBY nonsense in the comments.