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Police and Crime Commissioner backs North Devon Link Road improvements

Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez has given her full backing to Devon County Council’s bid to improve the north Devon link road.

Ms Hernandez, who is joint national PCC lead on road safety alongside Martin Underhill in Dorset, says she is determined to offer whatever support

today 16:11
Seaton beach rated “excellent” for water quality
All six East Devon District council-owned beaches achieve the highest clasification for the first time
today 15:19
Exeter College named best in country for second year in a row

Exeter College has, for a second consecutive year, been placed at the top in an annual league table of colleges published by FE Week, a leading publication focused on the further education sector.

The table was compiled using a points based system, with points awarded against a number of

today 15:09
Three held after drugs raid at city centre Spice Island Indian restaurant

Police seize what is believed to be cannabis plus hydroponic equipment

Three men have been arrested following a police drugs raid at an Indian restaurant in the centre of Exeter. The drugs warrant was executed at Spice Island in Magdalen Street on Thursday.

A police spokesman has

today 13:49
Knifeman admits Devon Jehovah's Witness hall killing

Keith Beviss pleaded guilty to manslaughter after killing Philip Ryan, 55, outside Honiton's Kingdom Hall

A man has admitted killing an electrician who was stabbed to death as he worked at a Jehovah's Witness hall.

Keith Beviss pleaded guilty to manslaughter on grounds of diminished

today 11:45
Smith races to third straight title win
Newton Poppleford’s drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith lifted the Southwest Straightliners modified street bike title for the third successive year when he was in action at the Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe on Remembrance Sunday.
today 10:09
Fairground ride shut down after accident at city centre Christmas lights switch on

Police confirmed the ride was shut down after Plymouth City Council's Trading Standards officers attended.

A five-year-old boy needed hospital treatment tonight after an accident on a fairground ride during the switching on of the lights in Plymouth.

Dad Christopher Phillips watched

today 08:39
Top award for Hawkchurch holiday park
Village’s resort and spa named best large lodge escape destination in Devon and Somerset
today 08:05
LIVE Crashes cause traffic misery ahead of Christmas lights switch-on in Exeter

Long tailbacks on the A30 after a cattle truck overturned and a tractor hit an HGV as revellers head for festive switch-on

Drivers have experienced delays on the main A30 after a spate of crashes involving a tractors, a truck and a trailer carrying livestock.

Motorists have been

yesterday 17:57
Chiefs duo set to light up Exeter

Exeter Chiefs duo Jack Nowell and Olly Woodburn are to switch on the city’s festive lights tonight.

England & British Lions star Nowell, together with fellow winger Woodburn, will be the star attractions at the event, which is set to draw thousands of residents and visitors to the

yesterday 16:11
Chesterfield vs Exeter City: Match preview with Paul Tisdale

The Grecians boss says he needs to assume the bottom side will be at their best

Paul Tisdale says Exeter City must assume that Chesterfield will be on top form on Saturday afternoon.

The Grecians travel to Chesterfield on Saturday to face a side who sit rock-bottom of the

yesterday 15:53
Artists have fun with a pallet knife at Seaton
Nervous strokes can make unsuccessful paintings, warns demonstrator Michael Parker
yesterday 15:19
Air ambulance lands as incident shuts Exeter petrol station - live updates

Emergency services incident ongoing in Marsh Barton trading estate

Two ambulances and a Devon Air Ambulance helicopter are at the scene of an incident at an Exeter petrol station.

The incident is ongoing at the BP Garage on Trusham Road, Marsh Barton.

A staff member at Machine

yesterday 14:51
Exeter rugby player cautiously welcomes Zimbabwe military move

Exeter-based rugby player Don Armand has cautiously welcomed military action in Zimbabwe which could see an end to 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe's reign.

Don spent his childhood on a 1,000-acre holding near Harare where is father grew flowers but the family was eventually forced to

yesterday 14:07
LIVE: Woman on wrong side of bridge railings over A38 at Lee Mill

Police are talking to the woman who had climbed over railings above the busy dual carriageway

Police and emergency services are dealing with an ongoing incident on A38 near Lee Mill.

Traffic is slowing on the main carriageway as it passes under the overbridge.

A police

yesterday 13:49
Baxter speeds to Dakota Street bike champion title.
Otterton drag racing young star Baxter Williams raced to a major title when he was part of a thrilling day’s action at the Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe on Remembrance Sunday.
yesterday 13:15
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The South West is left struggling with worst roads, rail and digital not-spots in the UK

A plea has gone out for the region's crumbling infrastructure ahead of the budget on Wednesday

Poor roads, rail and digital not-spots in the South West are the worst in the UK, according to a major report by leading economists at KPMG.

The inaugural UK regional productivity

today 16:55
Hilarious email exchange proves Devon furniture firm's good sense of humour

"Sleep in the nude without a cover to overcome the excessive heat. This will also deter any potential night time intruders."

Sex, straight jackets and divorce - this amusing email exchange between a customer and a North Devon furniture centre has it all!

You may think a conversation

today 16:55
Fantasy Premier League 2017/18: Ibrahimovic and Pogba to return? Harry Kane and four others to include in your team

Zlatan has been included in Manchester United's squad this weekend

Manchester United have received a huge boost with the returns of two star players.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is yet to play this season, has been included in Joes Mourinho’s squad for their match against Newcastle,

today 16:55
Fantasy Premier League 2017/18: Ibrahimovic and Pogba to return? Harry Kane and four others to include in your team

Zlatan has been included in Manchester United's squad this weekend

Manchester United have received a huge boost with the returns of two star players.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is yet to play this season, has been included in Joes Mourinho’s squad for their match against Newcastle,

today 16:55
Lanterns and lights ready for Cullompton Christmas Festival extravaganza

The all-day event on Saturday, November 25, starts at 10am and culminates in a Lantern Parade and Christmas Lights switch-on at 5pm

The lanterns are ready and the Christmas tree is decorated ahead of Cullompton Christmas Festival next week.

The all-day event on Saturday, November 25,

today 16:55
Lanterns and lights ready for Cullompton Christmas Festival extravaganza

The all-day event on Saturday, November 25, starts at 10am and culminates in a Lantern Parade and Christmas Lights switch-on at 5pm

The lanterns are ready and the Christmas tree is decorated ahead of Cullompton Christmas Festival next week.

The all-day event on Saturday, November 25,

today 16:55
S Club and 5ive are heading to the South West - and here's how you can get tickets

They will be 'bringing it all back to you'

All 90s kids rejoice as two of the best pop acts are heading to the South West to perform. Here's everything you need to know.

5ive and S Club (formally S Club 7) will "Bring It All Back" for one night only on Friday, February 9,

today 16:55
S Club and 5ive are heading to the South West - and here's how you can get tickets

They will be 'bringing it all back to you'

All 90s kids rejoice as two of the best pop acts are heading to the South West to perform. Here's everything you need to know.

5ive and S Club (formally S Club 7) will "Bring It All Back" for one night only on Friday, February 9,

today 16:55
Latest news from Exeter
today 16:55 The South West is left struggling with worst roads, rail and digital not-spots in the UK
today 16:55 Hilarious email exchange proves Devon furniture firm's good sense of humour
today 16:55 Fantasy Premier League 2017/18: Ibrahimovic and Pogba to return? Harry Kane and four others to include in your team
today 16:55 Fantasy Premier League 2017/18: Ibrahimovic and Pogba to return? Harry Kane and four others to include in your team
today 16:55 Lanterns and lights ready for Cullompton Christmas Festival extravaganza
today 16:55 Lanterns and lights ready for Cullompton Christmas Festival extravaganza
today 16:55 S Club and 5ive are heading to the South West - and here's how you can get tickets
today 16:55 S Club and 5ive are heading to the South West - and here's how you can get tickets
today 16:55 Why this Bideford man doesn’t want you to be ashamed of your period
today 16:55 Why this Bideford man doesn’t want you to be ashamed of your period
today 16:55 Best Asian restaurant in Devon revealed
today 16:55 Best Asian restaurant in Devon revealed
today 16:55 The oldest household appliances in Devon need a new home
today 16:55 The oldest household appliances in Devon need a new home
today 16:55 Young driver found with knives during Newton Abbot McDonald's stabbing probe
today 16:55 Young driver found with knives during Newton Abbot McDonald's stabbing probe
today 16:55 Senior Naval officer touched young sailor's bottom on board frigate, court told
today 16:11 Exeter Lib Dems announce by-election candidate
today 16:11 Broadclyst gets new night landing site for Devon Air Ambulance
today 16:11 Three arrested following drugs warrant in Exeter
today 16:11 Exeter Data Mill launches
today 16:11 First production for new theatre group
today 16:11 Police and Crime Commissioner backs North Devon Link Road improvements
today 15:53 Jockey dons flight suit and gallops across Dartmoor in training for Exeter charity Clydesdale race
today 15:53 Man laughed as he smeared a soiled nappy in his victim's face
today 15:53 Moving van shot at with BB gun during night of damage
today 15:53 There's a Krispy Kreme doughnut party happening in Exeter TONIGHT for some reason
today 15:53 There's a Krispy Kreme doughnut party happening in Exeter TONIGHT for some reason
today 15:53 Mercy for small-time Exeter heroin dealer, 19
today 15:53 Mercy for small-time Exeter heroin dealer, 19
today 15:53 Retired bus driver swindled partner to feed 'crack' like gambling addiction
today 15:53 Retired bus driver swindled partner to feed 'crack' like gambling addiction
today 15:53 Woman accused of Paignton murder appears in court
today 15:19 Seaton beach rated “excellent” for water quality
today 15:09 Exeter College named best in country for second year in a row
today 14:51 'When a workmate gasped at the sight of my son's bloated belly, I knew it was time to get help' - Devon mum describes how eating wheat made her little boy waste away
today 14:51 Latest phase of £210million Exeter Skypark is completed
today 14:51 Super 6 predictions: Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea and Burnley to win, Bournemouth to draw
today 14:51 Super 6 predictions: Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea and Burnley to win, Bournemouth to draw
today 14:51 Black Friday 2017: The Amazon deals you can get RIGHT NOW
today 14:51 Group of men and women accused of defrauding Dawlish pensioner and splashing the cash on Amazon
today 14:51 Here's how to choose your very own Christmas tree this weekend
today 14:51 Here's how to choose your very own Christmas tree this weekend
today 14:51 Major disruption on trains west of Exeter this weekend
today 14:51 Pictures reveal extensive police search for missing Gaia Pope
today 14:51 Pictures reveal extensive police search for missing Gaia Pope
today 14:51 Countryside campaigner denies sending abusive tweet to animal welfare charity boss
today 13:49 Fears “crazy” proposed parking restrictions for Devon town will make terrible situation even worse
today 13:49 The 2017 Western Morning News Business Awards in pictures
today 13:49 Watch as Devon seals play happy families for the camera
Latest news from Great Britain
today 17:17 VW reveal £8.9 billion electric car plan for China - 40 new cars planned for release
today 17:17 Overwatch free weekend countdown: Start, end time for trial, as Moira joins PS4, Xbox One
today 17:17 Hold money back! Brexit bill strategy revealed to keep lid on £20bn offer
today 17:17 'A bit crackpot' Expert mocks claim 'Russian bots' swung democratic will of Brexit Britain
today 17:17 WATCH: New NASA footage shows 2017’s most ferocious Hurricanes sweep across the globe
today 17:17 Having a dog can help you live LONGER by slashing risk of premature death
today 17:17 JAILED: Crooked social worker who stole almost £38,000 from elderly men in her care
today 17:17 Big game hunting documentary SLAMMED by wildlife campaigners: 'NOT informative'
today 17:17 'We REJECTED EU' Nigel Farage blasts 'CRACKPOT' conspiracists for refusing Brexit
today 17:17 Queen Elizabeth has THIS many locations named after her - can you guess them all?
today 17:17 Waddesdon Manor crash: First photos of Buckinghamshire flight disaster
today 17:17 One of Britain's last gas-powered homes sells for £370,000 at auction
today 17:17 Smacking children for naughtiness 'makes them behave even MORE badly'
today 17:17 When did the Queen and Prince Philip get married? Britain celebrates wedding anniversary
today 17:17 France in Brexit BOAST: Paris claims to have snatched 4,000 jobs from London
today 17:17 Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds
today 17:17 Macron rival demands FRENCH referendum on EU as he blasts president’s federalism mistake
today 17:15 Royal troopers: Prince William and Prince Harry's Star Wars cameos confirmed
today 17:15 Argentinian military submarine ARA San Juan missing at sea for two days
today 17:11 Teenager, 16, stabbed in broad daylight at Westminster college
today 17:11 Blind man forced to sit on Virgin train floor as no one gave up disabled seats
today 17:11 Customer found wire from scouring pad in chicken shawarma
today 17:07 SEAT release special Leon Cupra R
today 17:07 Manchester United boost as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba get set to return against Newcastle
today 17:07 Tesla Motors reveal the all-electric truck - and the roadster inside
today 17:07 Hearts set noon deadline on Saturday for final Tynecastle safety inspection to determine fate of Partick Thistle clash
today 17:07 Diamond celebrations for loving couple
today 17:07 People are baffled trying to tell which one of these women is the age-defying 40 year-old mum
today 17:07 People are baffled trying to tell which one of these women is the age-defying 40 year-old mum
today 16:59 Aliens could contact humans in just 24 YEARS after probe sent to Super Earth
today 16:59 Dominos 2.0: Sainsbury's to launch takeaway pizza service at THESE stores
today 16:59 Driver gets ticket because clocks went back – WHILE he was in car park
today 16:59 ‘They’ll be killing us soon’ Viewers' HORROR as robot does backflips BETTER than humans
today 16:59 Black Death plague could make shaving cut FATAL as antibiotics fail GLOBALLY, expert warns
today 16:59 Ex-Man United star gets ‘BORED with money, nightclubs and women’...and becomes PRIEST
today 16:59 Chilling last words of teacher stabbed to DEATH by pupil in classroom REVEALED
today 16:59 Is this the world's HOTTEST cosplay star? Model’s sexy snaps send comic fans WILD
today 16:59 'How dare you' Liverpool fan's fury at Hillsborough memorial 'promotion'
today 16:59 Enormous 20ft SEA MONSTER found for first time ever
today 16:59 BREAKING: Stabbing at Westminster college sparks evacuation
today 16:59 High as a cat: Woman shocked to find pets passed out in home after eating CANNABIS
today 16:59 Killer robot ARMS RACE: US, Britain and Russia 'on brink of AI war'
today 16:59 When is Black Friday 2017: Date, deals and latest offers
today 16:59 Moon landing FAKED? Video of astronaut's visor 'PROVES' NASA staged Apollo 17 mission
today 16:59 Teen bodybuilder tipped as future champ dies in HORROR crash with mum and coach
today 16:51 Two weeks to unlock Brexit, EU tells May
today 16:35 There Is A Desperate Need For People To Come Together
today 16:35 Campaigners Say Ministers Knew Diesel Was Damaging People's Health 'Decades Ago'
today 16:35 Aylesbury Mid-Air Collision: Emergency Services Rush To Scene After Helicopter And Aircraft Crash
today 16:25 Germany slams Dutch call for more ambitious EU climate goal