South Devon Community
Helping Keep The South Devon Community Local
Thu February 21, 2019
- Independent Group: Three MPs quit Tory party to join - Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston claim "hard-line anti-EU" MPs now run the Conservatives.
- Plymouth breast removal sisters to lose ovaries - Both woman are at a higher risk of ovarian cancer because they carry the faulty gene BRCA.
- Father Francis McDermott: Priest guilty of child abuse offences - Father Francis McDermott, 75, used his "charm" to befriend families and abuse their children.
- Green Party MEPs arrested in Belgium nuclear weapons protest - The group scaled the wall of the Kleine Brogel air base in Belgium to protest against nuclear weapons.
Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston claim "hard-line anti-EU" MPs now run the Conservatives.
Both woman are at a higher risk of ovarian cancer because they carry the faulty gene BRCA.
Father Francis McDermott, 75, used his "charm" to befriend families and abuse their children.
The group scaled the wall of the Kleine Brogel air base in Belgium to protest against nuclear weapons.
Sixty-six sailors died when the ship was hit by a torpedo from a Nazi U-boat off Cornwall in 1944.
The rich marine life in Salcombe is awash with bottles, plastic and metal.
Water cascades down a Plymouth road after a water main bursts.
An "obsessed" former Royal Navy helicopter pilot is found guilty of stalking his ex-partner for a third time.
The collie-cross, dubbed "Britain's fattest dog", is adopted after shedding almost half her weight.
A scientist shows how many plastic fibres are released from a jumper in just one wash.
Bradford and Plymouth play out a goalless draw at Valley Parade after both sides hit the woodwork.
Bury close the gap on League Two leaders Lincoln to two points by stretching their unbeaten run to 11 games with victory at Exeter.
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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