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Fire crews tackle major thatched roof fire at East Devon home - Live

Fire Crews have been called to an East Devon home this evening to tackle a major thatched roof fire.

Crews from across central Devon are currently tackling a severe thatched property fire near Newton Poppleford.

Devon and Somerset were called on Tuesday night following the reports

yesterday 21:29
Man, 51, 'glassed' during unprovoked attack at Exeter Quay

Police are hunting a thug who attacked a man with a glass during a violent assault on Exeter Quay.

The victim, aged 51, was knocked unconscious and woke nursing a one-and-a-half inch cut to his head.

It happened on Saturday, March 25, between 10.30pm and 11pm.

A police

yesterday 18:11
Devon man speaks of 'anger and heartbreak' as thieving son jailed

A Devon father has spoken about his heartbreak after his son broke into his home and stole £5,500 worth of property, including family war medals, while he was in hospital for heart surgery. Benjamin Davies, from Exeter, has been jailed following the break-in at Phillip Davies' house in Torquay

yesterday 18:11
Shock closure of Exeter supermarket - which will be replaced by a charity shop

A branch of Co-op in Exeter city centre will close next month.

The convenience chain said the decision to close the branch on Sidwell Street and Cheeke Street has been made "with reluctance" and workers will be moved to other stores in the city.

A spokesperson for Co-operative Food

yesterday 18:11
Victim of cruel Exeter mum came forward after Jimmy Savile investigation

The victim of a tyrannical mother who was beaten and whipped with a dog chain during his miserable childhood said he found the courage to speak to police after seeing the impact of the Jimmy Savile abuse investigation.

Christine Copley, 65, has been found guilty of making her son's life a

yesterday 18:11
​Revealed: The NHS money saving director paid £340,000 a year and Devon's other top health earners

An NHS director, whose job it is to save money, was paid a whopping £340,000, 15 times more than a newly qualified nurse would receive. NHS Northern, Eastern and Western (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group turnaround manager Martin Sheldon is the NHS's top earner in Devon but is one of

yesterday 18:11
Visiting Exeter just got a lot more interesting

Visit Exeter - a new brand for the city - is being launched tomorrow (29 March).

Exeter City Council’s tourism team will launch its new identity at the iconic Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Formerly marketed as part of the Heart of Devon Tourism Partnership, a new brand has been

yesterday 17:19
Otter Garden Centres donates £10,000 to Honiton Hospital judicial review
An Ottery business has donated £10,000 to give a campaign ‘a fighting chance’ to battle against the decision to lose beds at Honiton Hospital.
yesterday 17:07
Iwitness24 photo challenge - Winner
Woodbury Castle in the mist by Richard White wins our iwitness24 photo challenge, My Countryside.
yesterday 16:01
Exeter councillor Paul Bull gives gift of sight to two people following his death

The wife of St Thomas and Cowick councillor Paul Bull, who died last month, has revealed how he has given the gift of sight to two people.

Rachel Sutton, city councillor for Exwick, said she learned this week that the NHS Transplant Service were able to transplant his corneas.

She

yesterday 15:59
Brexit could spell disaster for Devon wildlife

Environment and wildlife campaigners in Devon are gearing up for the fight of a lifetime as Theresa May triggers Article 50. The county's wildlife chief has warned that Brexit could spell disaster for the county's unique environment if the Government fails to show ambition and a "sense of

yesterday 15:59
Tributes to Exeter dad of three who died suddenly aged 28

A fundraising appeal in memory of an Exeter man who died aged just 28 has topped £2,000.

Father of three Luke Stone died on Monday after suffering from a heart problem. His nephew Joey Nockolds launched the fundraising page to give Luke 'the best send off possible' and to create a trust

yesterday 15:59
Exeter mother bullied starving son and made him eat dog biscuits

A cruel mother has been found guilty of subjecting her young son to a decade of daily beatings and humiliations.

Christine Copley picked on her third son Andrew as he was growing up in the 1980s and early 1990s and imposed a regime of painful and needless punishments.

She succeeded

yesterday 15:59
High profile Torquay tourist shelter boarded up after becoming home to rough sleepers

A seafront shelter created as part of Torquay's multi million pound Royal Terrace Gardens improvements has this week been boarded up after becoming home for a group of rough sleepers.

The shelter, next to the Torbay Hotel opposite Princess Gardens, has been closed down by Torbay Council

yesterday 14:53
British Ceramic Tile supports young cancer patients

Local company House of British Ceramic Tile ended a three year partnership with CLIC Sargent on a high by raising £4000, resulting in a overwhelming £7647.52 being raised for your cancer patients.

CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading provider of support for young cancer patients under the

yesterday 14:01
Taunton Races running Family Day in Easter week
Racing comes thick and fast for local punters at this time of the year and Taunton will be hosting three meetings in April the first of which is The Family Fun Racemeeting on Thursday April 6, which boasts a total prizepot of £49k, writes Richard Walsh.
yesterday 13:49
Daily News
Explore the wonderful East Devon countryside

East Devon District Council is delighted to announce that the 2017 events guide for Countryside has been published.

The guide, which runs from April through to September, is jam-packed with outdoor events and activities for all ages, which will take place across the district.

As well

today 22:49
Missing 80-year-old found safe and well

Police have found an 80-year-old Devon man who had been reported missing on Tuesday evening.

John Bailey from Plymouth has been located safe and well police tweeted this evening.

John Bailey was described as being 5ft 3ins tall, with white hair. He disappeared wearing a brown

today 22:35
Police search for missing Devon man John Bailey, aged 80

Police have launched a search into finding an 80-year-old Devon man who has been reported missing this evening. John Bailey is described as being 5ft 3ins tall, with white hair. He is believed to be wearing a brown jacket and a peaked cap.

Mr Bailey is believed to still be within the

yesterday 21:29
​Revealed: The NHS money saving director paid £340,000 a year and Devon's other top health earners

An NHS director, whose job it is to save money, was paid a whopping £340,000, 15 times more than a newly qualified nurse would receive. NHS Northern, Eastern and Western (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group turnaround manager Martin Sheldon is the NHS's top earner in Devon but is one of

yesterday 21:29
Mother 'infatuated' by ex-soldier accused of her murder
A woman had a "volatile relationship" with her ex-boyfriend who is accused of stabbing her 11 times, her mother has told a court.
yesterday 20:43
Exeter woman Christine Copley who starved son guilty of cruelty
A mother who starved her son leaving him to survive on dog biscuits has been convicted of cruelty.
yesterday 19:37
Flashback - Exeter City's worst ever kits revealed

There's no doubting it, Exeter City have had some pretty horrendous kits in the past.

Recently, things have stepped up, with the classic black and orange away kit of last season and this season's very good looking home kit, but the Grecians have also had some absolute fashion

yesterday 18:11
League Two leaders Doncaster Rovers have 'a really tough run in' according to Darren Ferguson

League Two leaders Doncaster Rovers have a tough run in for the rest of the season, according to manager Darren Ferguson.

Rovers face several sides fighting for a place in the play-offs, including Exeter City, and Ferguson insists his side must not let second-placed Plymouth Argyle

yesterday 18:11
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today 22:49 Explore the wonderful East Devon countryside
today 22:35 Missing 80-year-old found safe and well
yesterday 21:29 Police search for missing Devon man John Bailey, aged 80
yesterday 21:29 ​Revealed: The NHS money saving director paid £340,000 a year and Devon's other top health earners
yesterday 21:29 Fire crews tackle major thatched roof fire at East Devon home - Live
yesterday 20:43 Mother 'infatuated' by ex-soldier accused of her murder
yesterday 19:37 Exeter woman Christine Copley who starved son guilty of cruelty
yesterday 18:11 Flashback - Exeter City's worst ever kits revealed
yesterday 18:11 League Two leaders Doncaster Rovers have 'a really tough run in' according to Darren Ferguson
yesterday 18:11 Exeter City stars past and present to attend Disabled Supporters Association anniversary event
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yesterday 18:11 Annual Devon Festival of Remembrance has been cancelled
yesterday 18:11 ​Devon parents may have to give their children's schools cash in response to 'funding crisis'
yesterday 18:11 A39 closed tonight near Barnstaple due to resurfacing work
yesterday 18:11 Paignton volunteers in the spotlight on BBC television show
yesterday 18:11 Council to charge for theatre car park in bid to fund venue
yesterday 18:11 Man found badly hurt near Exeter car park is making good recovery, say police
yesterday 18:11 Man, 51, 'glassed' during unprovoked attack at Exeter Quay
yesterday 18:11 Devon man speaks of 'anger and heartbreak' as thieving son jailed
yesterday 18:11 Shock closure of Exeter supermarket - which will be replaced by a charity shop
yesterday 18:11 Victim of cruel Exeter mum came forward after Jimmy Savile investigation
yesterday 18:11 ​Revealed: The NHS money saving director paid £340,000 a year and Devon's other top health earners
yesterday 17:19 Thatched House to host landmark beer festival
yesterday 17:19 Second LGBTQ+ ceilidh to be held in Exeter
yesterday 17:19 Visiting Exeter just got a lot more interesting
yesterday 17:07 Otter Garden Centres donates £10,000 to Honiton Hospital judicial review
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yesterday 15:59 Woman used as human shield in terrifying machete attack
yesterday 15:59 Police appeal for witnesses after father and baby evacuated from house in arson attack
yesterday 15:59 High profile Torquay tourist shelter boarded up after becoming home to rough sleepers
yesterday 15:59 Exeter councillor Paul Bull gives gift of sight to two people following his death
yesterday 15:59 Brexit could spell disaster for Devon wildlife
yesterday 15:59 Tributes to Exeter dad of three who died suddenly aged 28
yesterday 15:59 Exeter mother bullied starving son and made him eat dog biscuits
yesterday 14:53 Crowdfunder for Exeter's The Boat Shed is a success
yesterday 14:53 Plans to convert Newton Abbot's only hotel to flats given the go-ahead
yesterday 14:53 Professional driver cleared of dangerous driving after roundabout crash
yesterday 14:53 Mercy for man who armed himself with knife in Exeter Subway shop
yesterday 14:53 In court: Cases heard at Exeter Magistrates' Court
yesterday 14:53 High profile Torquay tourist shelter boarded up after becoming home to rough sleepers
yesterday 14:01 Campaign to raise awareness of child abuse
yesterday 14:01 British Ceramic Tile supports young cancer patients
yesterday 13:49 Comets win again despite grand effort from Exe Jets
yesterday 13:49 Taunton Races running Family Day in Easter week
yesterday 13:47 Opinion: Why football fans are foolish to leave games early
yesterday 13:47 Turtle Bay to open branch in Plymouth after successful Exeter launch
yesterday 13:47 Mum turned to drugs when her business failed
yesterday 13:47 LIVE: Public meeting over health cuts to North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple
yesterday 13:47 Devon world record holder launches bid to hold three-day paddle fest
yesterday 13:47 Final approval for Exeter's £75m Princesshay extension - now they need to find someone to build it
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