South Devon Community
Helping Keep The South Devon Community Local
Mon December 11, 2017
- Plymouth Pryzm nightclub deaths: Tributes paid to teenagers - The teenagers, who are suspected to have taken ecstasy, were found collapsed in the early hours.
- Wind brings down power lines and disrupts travel - A Coastwatch volunteer is "stuck to the wall" by wind gusting to 92mph at Prawle Point in Devon.
- First date interrupted by dog cliff fall - Twelve-month-old Luther's dramatic mishap helped contribute to a "memorable" first date for his owner.
- Carbon monoxide warning over ash from stoves - Embers kept in a bucket of ash in the living room were producing the potentially lethal gas.
The teenagers, who are suspected to have taken ecstasy, were found collapsed in the early hours.
A Coastwatch volunteer is "stuck to the wall" by wind gusting to 92mph at Prawle Point in Devon.
Twelve-month-old Luther's dramatic mishap helped contribute to a "memorable" first date for his owner.
Embers kept in a bucket of ash in the living room were producing the potentially lethal gas.
The road was shut in both directions for more than four hours amid concerns for a man on a bridge.
Rabbit fur garments are withdrawn from an Exeter stall after abuse "got out of hand".
Significant snowfall is forecast for the weekend, with warnings some communities could be cut off.
The fire started in a large poultry shed containing 500 ducklings.
Witnesses say the river was "roaring" after heavy rain and a number of trees had come down in strong winds.
A tumble dryer, boiler, cooker and washing machine are all still in working order.
Jack McDermott tries to never miss a Plymouth Argyle match, meaning he travels an average of 520 miles per away game.
Exeter boss Rob Baxter says his side can bounce back from Sunday's Champions Cup loss by Leinster and win in Dublin.
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.
Maximum Temperature: 4°C (39°F), Minimum Temperature: 0°C (32°F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 19mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 988mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:06 GMT, Sunset: 16:13 GMT
Maximum Temperature: 7°C (45°F), Minimum Temperature: 7°C (45°F), Wind Direction: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 4mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 85%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:07 GMT, Sunset: 16:13 GMT
Maximum Temperature: 10°C (50°F), Minimum Temperature: 6°C (43°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:08 GMT, Sunset: 16:13 GMT
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