Lookup from block of data - return from set column

PaulyH

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Hi

I'm trying to look up data from a table of data (multiple rows and columns) and when that data is found I want to return the data in column A on the line that data is found to column B (in green) on another sheet. I have highlighted the column in green, in yellow is the example. 'South Hams' would be what would be returned to cell C6.
 

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