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Teenager arrested on suspicion of rape at Boardmasters Festival in Cornwall

A 17-year-old male from West Sussex has been arrested on suspicion of rape following an allegation and is currently being held at Newquay custody

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of rape at Cornwall’s Boardmasters Festival.

Police confirmed the news on Sunday night after a ...

2018-08-12 23:47 open_in_new
Woman airlifted to hospital after allergic reaction to weaver fish sting

Devon Air Ambulance and Newquay Coastguard were rushed to Bedrunthan Steps just after 2pm today after reports a woman had suffered an allergic reaction to a sting

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a Weaver fish sting on a Cornish beach.

Devon Air Ambulance and ...

2018-08-12 21:41 open_in_new
FOUR UP, TWO DOWN: Exeter City's terrific character, return of key men & Traffic chaos can't stop Matt Taylor's superb start to management

We look at the positives and negatives from the Grecians' 2-0 win at Morecambe

The 2-0 win at Morecambe gave Exeter City their best start to a new season since the Fourth Division Championship success of 1989/90.

Goals from Pierece Sweeney and Jayden Stockley were good enough for the ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
FOUR UP, TWO DOWN: Exeter City's terrific character, return of key men & Traffic chaos can't stop Matt Taylor's superb start to management

We look at the positives and negatives from the Grecians' 2-0 win at Morecambe

The 2-0 win at Morecambe gave Exeter City their best start to a new season since the Fourth Division Championship success of 1989/90.

Goals from Pierece Sweeney and Jayden Stockley were good enough for the ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Strictly Come Dancing line-up: Two famous Devon faces rumoured to join

The celebrities will start to be confirmed from Monday, August 13

The highly anticipated line-up for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing is rumoured to feature two famous faces from Devon.

The BBC is not announcing who could be in the show until tomorrow, but hotly tipped to be ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Strictly Come Dancing line-up: Two famous Devon faces rumoured to join

The celebrities will start to be confirmed from Monday, August 13

The highly anticipated line-up for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing is rumoured to feature two famous faces from Devon.

The BBC is not announcing who could be in the show until tomorrow, but hotly tipped to be ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Fire stations across Devon could close – with new stations built in other locations

There are currently 85 fire stations across Devon and Somerset

Fire stations across Devon and Somerset could close – with new stations built in new locations.

There are currently 85 fire stations across the two counties. But they are aligned to standards of fire cover that were ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Fire stations across Devon could close – with new stations built in other locations

There are currently 85 fire stations across Devon and Somerset

Fire stations across Devon and Somerset could close – with new stations built in new locations.

There are currently 85 fire stations across the two counties. But they are aligned to standards of fire cover that were ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Heroic efforts praised for stopping fire spreading through popular social club

The fire has gutted the first floor kitchen and caused other damage

The heroic efforts made to stop a fire from spreading inside a social club, described as the hub of the community in Teignmouth, have been praised.

It means Teignmouth Social Club could reopen as soon as later in the ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Heroic efforts praised for stopping fire spreading through popular social club

The fire has gutted the first floor kitchen and caused other damage

The heroic efforts made to stop a fire from spreading inside a social club, described as the hub of the community in Teignmouth, have been praised.

It means Teignmouth Social Club could reopen as soon as later in the ...

2018-08-12 19:35 open_in_new
Perseid meteor showers to light up the sky tonight- here's how to see it

With around 60-70 meteors expected per hour, there’s a very good chance you’ll be able to spot one

A stargazers' delight is coming to Devon this week when the Perseid meteor shower will light up skies over the UK.

The best time to see the shooting stars will be in the early ...

2018-08-12 18:32 open_in_new
Perseid meteor showers to light up the sky tonight- here's how to see it

With around 60-70 meteors expected per hour, there’s a very good chance you’ll be able to spot one

A stargazers' delight is coming to Devon this week when the Perseid meteor shower will light up skies over the UK.

The best time to see the shooting stars will be in the early ...

2018-08-12 18:32 open_in_new
Two arrested after armed police pull over caravan in Exeter

Police confirmed they stopped the caravan after it was reported stolen from South Molton at roughly 1pm

Armed police pulled over a caravan in Exeter this afternoon after the vehicle was stolen earlier in the day.

The incident happened on the Junction 29 slip lane of the M5 at roughly ...

2018-08-12 17:29 open_in_new
Two arrested after armed police pull over caravan in Exeter

Police confirmed they stopped the caravan after it was reported stolen from South Molton at roughly 1pm

Armed police pulled over a caravan in Exeter this afternoon after the vehicle was stolen earlier in the day.

The incident happened on the Junction 29 slip lane of the M5 at roughly ...

2018-08-12 17:29 open_in_new
Bidders hungry for this former Devon restaurant sold at auction

Bidding wars also broke out over a Paignton garage and a Lympstone cottage

A former restaurant at Woodbury was served up for £176,000 when it went under the auctioneer's gavel recently.

Jubilee House, which has been converted into a three/four bedroom property, had a ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new
Bidders hungry for this former Devon restaurant sold at auction

Bidding wars also broke out over a Paignton garage and a Lympstone cottage

A former restaurant at Woodbury was served up for £176,000 when it went under the auctioneer's gavel recently.

Jubilee House, which has been converted into a three/four bedroom property, had a ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new
James bond Idris Elba rumours fuelled after actor posts selfie with cryptic message just after Cornwall show

The award-winning actor, who is a well respected DJ, performed at Boardmasters in Newquay on Friday

For years fans of Idris Elba have been calling for the Luther actor to play the world’s most favourite spy.

And now he has dropped a huge hint, just days after a trip to ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new
James bond Idris Elba rumours fuelled after actor posts selfie with cryptic message just after Cornwall show

The award-winning actor, who is a well respected DJ, performed at Boardmasters in Newquay on Friday

For years fans of Idris Elba have been calling for the Luther actor to play the world’s most favourite spy.

And now he has dropped a huge hint, just days after a trip to ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new
Police confirm woman hit by taxi suffered serious injuries

The 39 year old casualty was taken to Derriford Hospital

Police have confirmed a Devon woman who was hit by a taxi in the early hours of the morning has been seriously injured.

The incident occurred 1.20am on the A386 at Churchill Way, Northam.

The vehicle, being driven by a 69 ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new
Police confirm woman hit by taxi suffered serious injuries

The 39 year old casualty was taken to Derriford Hospital

Police have confirmed a Devon woman who was hit by a taxi in the early hours of the morning has been seriously injured.

The incident occurred 1.20am on the A386 at Churchill Way, Northam.

The vehicle, being driven by a 69 ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new
Family of seven, with another child on the way, battle for house after being placed in two-bedroom flat

"We understand a home large enough for us are few and far between but they do become available"

A family of seven, who have been in temporary accommodation for 12 months, claim they are being forced to look at homes they can’t afford to get them out of where they are currently being ...

2018-08-12 16:26 open_in_new