South Devon Community
Helping Keep The South Devon Community Local
Wed July 8, 2020
- Burgh Island sea tractor breakdown: Sixteen trapped - The vehicle became stranded at sea while taking guests to Devon's Burgh Island.
- Coronavirus: Clear masks made to help lip-reading deaf people - Claire Cross says the masks with a clear panel are vital for people who rely on lip-reading.
- Paignton boat builder had to remove patio door to launch vessel - Steve Goodchild added an extra deck making the vessel "too fat" to get it out of his Paignton house.
- Homelessness charity probed over 'serious concerns' - Humanity Torbay is being investigated over political views being expressed on its social media.
The vehicle became stranded at sea while taking guests to Devon's Burgh Island.
Claire Cross says the masks with a clear panel are vital for people who rely on lip-reading.
Steve Goodchild added an extra deck making the vessel "too fat" to get it out of his Paignton house.
Humanity Torbay is being investigated over political views being expressed on its social media.
Officers were first called on Saturday morning to reports of threats against emergency workers.
The woman was arrested by Devon and Cornwall Police and died in hospital the next day.
After three months of the restrictions, many aspects of everyday life have been transformed.
Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?
A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
Exeter Chiefs' long-serving Welsh back Phil Dollman signs a short-term deal to see out the 2019-20 season.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013
EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013
LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.
Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013
ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013
GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our South Devon community.
Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013
HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.
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