South Devon Community
Helping Keep The South Devon Community Local
Wed December 19, 2018
- Boy denies rape and attempted murder of girl in Exmouth - The boy, 17, is also accused of the attempted murder of the girl who was found on a road in Exmouth.
- Death crash barrister had vertigo disorder, inquest hears - Robert Duval, 60, was killed after his car "became airborne" and collided with an oncoming HGV.
- Royal Marines' Christmas gift for boy with arthritis - Malachi Neat, 14, is given the chance to take on their assault course at their training base in Devon.
- Air gun pellet stuck in Devon kitten's face - Owner Karen Corbett said seven-month-old Jack was "lucky to be alive".
The boy, 17, is also accused of the attempted murder of the girl who was found on a road in Exmouth.
Robert Duval, 60, was killed after his car "became airborne" and collided with an oncoming HGV.
Malachi Neat, 14, is given the chance to take on their assault course at their training base in Devon.
Owner Karen Corbett said seven-month-old Jack was "lucky to be alive".
The 31-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital and police are investigating.
Travel disruption and power cuts remain after Storm Deirdre, with warnings over localised flooding to come.
The vehicle door of Brittany Ferries' Armorique could not be opened for an hour and half.
Steven McMahon was convicted after police found a note in his pocket showing how he had planned the attack.
Victoria Snell, who has a prosthetic limb, has just run a 5k race. She explains why she chose to have her leg amputated.
We all like getting Christmas post, but what if you didn't have anyone to send you so much as a card?
Exeter scrum-half Stuart Townsend is likely to miss the rest of the season because of a serious knee injury.
Truro City manager Leigh Robinson hopes he can extend Plymouth Argyle youngster Dan Rooney's loan at the National League South club.
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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