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PHOTOS: DEVON flag is found on Cornwall's welcome sign

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 4:41pm 14th September 2018. (Updated at 7:30am 15th September 2018)

The moment a proud Cornish man discovered a Devon Flag on Cornwall's 'Welcome to Cornwall' sign...

It's been a long-standing rivalry over which county is better, Devon or Cornwall.

Gareth Buck Rogers was on his way home from work when he spotted the Devon sticker on the iconic Cornish sign.

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Devon flag found on Cornwall's welcome sign was removed by proud Cornish man.

Gareth told Pirate FM:

"I actually saw it on Wednesday and it had played on my mind since.

"I am a proud Cornish man and an ex-soldier so felt it my duty to remove it.

"A bit of fun I know but it did wind me up, which was the purpose of the sticker I guess.

"I’ve been driving that road for years, I remember when there were two signs, one just over the river.

"The sign tells me I’m nearly home, that means a lot when you are returning from a tour of duty or even if, like now, I have been away from my wife and kids for a few days and had a hard week."

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A Devon flag was found on Cornwall's welcome home sign and Cornish people are outraged.

But the Duchy needn't worry the welcome sign has been restored to its former glory.

The photos have gone viral on Facebook and people are calling Gareth a hero.

Whatever next in the Cornwall versus Devon saga?

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