South Devon Community
Helping Keep The South Devon Community Local
Tue August 20, 2019
- Public urged to 'lend a hand' if police are in trouble - Devon and Cornwall's chief constable says he has officers "being assaulted day after day after day".
- South Western Railway workers to hold four-day strike - The stoppage in August and September is part of the long-running guards dispute.
- Police search for migrants seen jumping from lorry - Six men were seen jumping from a lorry which had travelled on the Roscoff to Plymouth ferry.
- Brace yourself - Devon woman describes her dental work - Are celebrity smiles driving more adults to wear braces in a bid to straighten their teeth?
Devon and Cornwall's chief constable says he has officers "being assaulted day after day after day".
The stoppage in August and September is part of the long-running guards dispute.
Six men were seen jumping from a lorry which had travelled on the Roscoff to Plymouth ferry.
Are celebrity smiles driving more adults to wear braces in a bid to straighten their teeth?
The former Conservative MP has changed political parties twice in 2019.
Six of the country's top firework companies compete in the championships in Plymouth.
Helmets designed by young people will be a memorial for a skateboarder who died, his parents say.
The teenage climate change activist is waved off by supporters as she sets sail from the UK.
BBC Sport meets the 15-year-old who is faster than Adam Peaty at the same age and wants to emulate his hero.
Newport County earn their first league victory of the season thanks to Ryan Howkins' late winner.
Exeter City and Swindon Town share the spoils in an entertaining 1-1 League Two draw at St James Park.
Asa Hall scores and is then sent off as Torquay held on to secure a victory at Dover.
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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