The Exeter based airline Flybe is to start running flights to and from London.
A new primary school in Exeter is expected to get outline planning permission today.
Village halls in East Devon are being offered the chance to apply for funding of up to five thousand pounds.
South West Water looks set to get planning permission for a waste water plant in Clyst Honiton this afternoon - despite some local objections.
Demolition work begins today on the site of a new day hospice for East Devon.
The charity running a hostel for vulnerable women in Exeter says it's seen increased demand for its help, following the closure of the local women's refuge.
Stuart Line heads to Blackpool final of coach competition
Exeter University chancellor (and former Play School presenter) remembers the programme 50 years on
Cars, sheds, kitchens all in flames on Monday
Fewer job losses than expected under old police authority
People going for coastal walks in Devon this weekend are being advised to take extra care, because of the instability caused in many places by the winter storms.
The number of people needing help from Exeter food bank is continuing to rise.
An air accident investigation is being launched after a man died in a microlight crash in east Devon.
The RNLI is reminding seagoers about the importance of safety equipment, after it emerged that a man who died yesterday when his boat capsized off North Devon wasn't wearing a lifejacket.
Devon county council has confirmed that it's working with schools to help teachers and other staff identify and deal with suspected cases of child abuse.
The Chiefs take on Sale Sharks in this Saturday's crunch Aviva Premiership encounter.
21 year old Natasha Clarke, 34 year old Kate Williams, 22 year old Leigh Yeo and 48 year old Ragnar Dunn, all from Exeter, are also accused of robbery.
Devon and Cornwall police say they're fully prepared to disrupt any illegal raves during the Easter weekend. They're starting special patrols today in areas likely to be targeted.
Bookmakers and weather experts have been slashing the odds on the hottest summer ever in Devon.
One person has been killed after a motorbike accident near Topsham yesterday afternoon.
A report has strongly criticised the former management of Devon county council's social services - and given details of how a mistake allowed a known paedophile to continue abusing two young girls.
Residents of a Honiton care home will celebrate Easter with some eggs with a difference today.
Food waste could be collected weekly in Teignbridge - along with recyclable materials - if councillors agree to the change this morning.
Water quality at East Devon's beaches has been given a clean bill of health by the Marine Conservation Society.
A group campaigning for Exeter to have a new theatre are presenting their plans to interested local residents this evening.
Police are at the scene on a serious road accident on the A30 near Exeter.
A campaign's being launched in Devon to find adoptive parents for children in care who've been overlooked in the past.
An Exeter woman who was abused as a child is calling for better education of staff and children in schools, so that victims find it easier to get help.
Police are hunting a cowardly thief who mugged an elderly woman for her handbag in Exeter over the weekend.
Topsham's badly damaged Goat Walk should be restored in time for the Easter weekend.
Police in mid Devon have achieved a 2.8 per cent reduction in the number of crimes this year - even though the force as a whole failed to meet the 2 per cent target.
Boy racers are being blamed for late-night noise at an Exeter car park.
More buildings in Exeter look set to have solar panels installed - including the Museum and the Corn Exchange.
Plans for the future of Teignbridge has been described as a 'developers' charter' that will allow huge amounts of new housing to be built in areas including Exminster.
The blueprint for future development in Teignbridge has been given the go-ahead.
The MP for Exeter has expressed concern about Devon County Council's plans to stop funding a number of libraries.
Thousands of people have signed a petition objecting to plans to close a number of residential homes.
Richard Atkins will take over as head of the Association of Colleges in August and still retain his existing job.
The county council has approved a new Church of England Voluntary Aided school in the new housing development of Seabrook Orchards in Newcourt.
Dr Mario Recker was part of a team from the south west whose research found ways to predict the severity of a case of the infection.
Plans to turn many of Devon's libraries over to their communities to run are to be put out to public consulatation.
Exmouth residents are being asked to donate any unwanted hand tools to a scheme that will eventually see them sent to poor communities in Africa.
The number of crimes committed in Devon have fallen slightly over the last 12 months, according to police figures released this morning - but they've failed to meet their crime reduction target of two per cent.
A Honiton woman's raising awareness of the medical conditions that can be diagnosed early through eye tests.
The number of complaints made about councillors in East Devon more than doubled in the last financial year.
Devon's Youth Parliament are stepping up their campaign against the loss of young people's centres - saying the county council's decision to hand them over to voluntary or community groups is flawed.
Three housing developers have failed in their attempt to be allowed to build more than 200 new homes in Feniton.
A motorist is to appear in court in connection with the death of a road worker from Tiverton.
A woman's been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a road accident near Honiton this afternoon.
Police are concerned about the welfare of a man missing from Feniton.
With the Dawlish railway line up and running again, there's a call for better road links in the south west.
The Bishop of Crediton's visiting a local charity which distributes food to those in need today, as part of the ongoing campaign by church leaders to tackle the causes of food poverty.
Plans for the first stage of the Guildhall shopping centre revamp go before Exeter city councillors this evening - and are recommended for approval.
A falconer has been brought in to tackle the problem of nuisance seagulls in Exmouth, Sidmouth and Seaton.
An Exeter business leader says the city's economy may be improving, but local companies can't rest on their laurels.
Huge crowds are expected to fill the city centre today as Exeter Chiefs celebrate their LV Cup win with a victory parade down the high street in an open-top bus.
There have been some serious fly-tipping incidents in Exmouth and the local council are asking residents if they can help identify the culprits.
The Westbank Community Health and Care centre in Exminster is holding dance sessions for people with dementia and memory loss.
Local church leaders are fasting today to raise awareness of food poverty.
David Cameron has declared the south west "open for business" again - now that the rail line at Dawlish is back in action. The Prime Minister was in the town this morning
A plaque has been laid in Exmouth to honour a popular and hardworking town councillor who died last summer.
Many of Exeter's city centre shops will stay open until 7pm on Thursdays from today.
The MP for Exeter has challenged the health secretary in the Commons over the cuts to mental health funding by the NHS.
The developers behind a proposed new mini shopping centre in Exeter are asking people living and working nearby what kind of businesses they'd like to see there.
It's emerged that the county council is planning to cut its support for 28 of Devon's smaller libraries.
Devon county council is being urged to delay the planned closure of Exmouth's dementia care home, to give the town and district authorities a chance to explore the alternatives.
Exmouth and Exeter are to host the start and end of the Devon stage of this year's Tour of Britain cycle race.
Nearly a quarter of people in mid Devon earn less than the 'living wage' of seven pounds 65 an hour, according to figures released by the South West TUC today. In east Devon the figure's 22 per cent, and in Exeter just under 15 per cent.
Campaigners for Exeter's women's refuge to be reinstated say they're hopeful of making progress.
The roll-out of Exeter's street lighting switch-off begins tonight.
Privacy concerns mean NHS must rethink automatic 'opt-in' process for medical records
20 primary schools in Exeter and surrounding area 'adopt' countries as part of Exeter's legacy programme as world cup host city
Standing-room only for Conservative councillor's same-sex ceremony
Dawlish railway station will be full of colourful flowers when it reopens to trains on Friday.
The campaign to get a Jobcentre reinstated in Exmouth seems to have hit a brick wall.
Controversial spending cuts by Devon county council are to be discussed at a special meeting in May.
A new land train will link Exmouth town centre to the sea front this summer.
A self proclaimed 'Badger Army' is marching through Exeter this lunchtime to protest against plans to extend the badger cull.
An Exeter man's been jailed for two years, for stealing passengers' luggage on trains.
.A man's due in court today accused of robbing a bank in Exeter high street earlier this week.
There are now four new charging points for electric cars in Exeter.
Devon County Council have been asked to look into whether Jimmy Savile abused children at Colleton Lodge in Exeter.
The college is currently applying for a zoo licence.
The structure at Hawkridge Farm in Coldridge near Lapford would have been more than two-hundred-and-thirty feet tall.
The charity taking over domestic violence services in Devon doesn't plan to reopen the refuge, preferring to enable abused women to stay in their homes by removing the perpetrator.
It follows a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary.
Malaysian Police officers have been in Devon this week learning how the High Tech Crime Unit examines computers for child abuse images.
Teachers are taking action over pay and conditions today - with a demonstration in Exeter and strikes at some schools.
Exeter City came from behind to beat Plymouth Argyle 2-1 in last night's away match.
Exeter Chiefs forward Chris Whitehead is having to retire from professional rugby with immediate effect.
Latest economic figures for Exeter seem to indicate that the city's moving out of recession. Businesses are reporting better sales and profits.
Free advice and support are being offered to tourism businesses in the Exeter area today, as part of the Government's flood recovery programme.
People concerned about the future of the Exmouth care home Bystock Court are meeting representatives of its owners later to try and find out more about their plans for the site.
Police are investigating a bank robbery in Exeter city centre.
An RAF helicopter captain from Teignmouth has been given a top military award for bravery - for managing to land a helicopter damaged by enemy fire in Afghanistan and pick up British troops on the ground.
Around six thousand chickens have been killed in a fire near Aylesbeare.
Police are investigating a robbery at an antiques shop in Honiton.
Exmouth town councillors are united in their opposition to the proposed closures of residential homes and day centres.
A body has been found in the River Exe in Exeter this morning.
A local primary school's won funding from IT giant Microsoft to carry out an idea it's had to educate pupils in technology and international business.
Collaboration between Europe and local wildlife organisations has saved a rare bird from extinction and brought it back to the local countryside, according to a local Member of the European Parliament.
An Exmouth community will have a new multi-use games area within a couple of months.
It seems that people in Exeter have a lot of happy memories of life in the city.
An operation to reduce thefts of metal in Devon and Cornwall is being hailed a success.
A government minister who's been appointed to make sure flood recovery goes smoothly in Devon and Dorset is holding his first meeting this morning.
Villagers near Crediton are being reassured that a giant pothole which has closed a local road will be filled in within the next few days.
Police are appealing for witnesses to yesterday's fatal car crash near Axminster.
The increase in people attending hospital A&E departments with minor medical problems is being investigated by Devon's Healthwatch group.
Ways of safeguarding Devon's main railway link, following the severe storm damage at Dawlish, are being examined by a new taskforce.
The Labour MP for Exeter has joined the widespread online mockery of a Tory poster focusing on the bingo and beer tax breaks announced in the Budget.
Exmouth RNLI have taken delivery of the launch and recovery vehicle for their brand new Shannon class lifeboat, due to arrive later this spring.
A partnership of charities helping people with money and housing problems in Exeter are concerned that today's Budget will lead to yet more hardship.
The Grand Western Canal and towpath at Halberton are being officially reopened today, following a major restoration project to repair damage during the winter of 2012.
Local firefighters will be starting a blaze later this morning.
Recruitment has now opened for a band of volunteers to play a key part in Exeter's hosting of part of the rugby world cup next year.
Exeter residents are being urged to learn a few simple phrases in British Sign Language by the city's Royal Academy for Deaf Education.
Exeter city council is supporting a campaign targeting private landlords who fail to keep their properties in good repair.
South West Water has announced plans that could see its bills go down by around 13 per cent in real terms by 2020.
Welfare reforms and public spending cuts have led to an increase in youth homelessness in Exeter, according to a local organisation working to prevent it.
Talks are continuing on the provision of accommodation for domestic violence victims when the Exeter women's refuge closes next month.
The Exeter Chiefs have won a major trophy for the first time in their history, beating Northampton Saints 15 - 8 at Sandy Park to win the LV Anglo Welsh Cup. .
Members of HMS Defender’s ship’s company will exercise their Freedom of the City of Exeter for the first time this morning.
A mass sleep-out's taking place in Exeter tonight to highlight the problem of youth homelessness - and raise funds to tackle it.
The Rugby World Cup next year is expected to bring up to five million pounds into Exeter's economy.
Four people have been remanded in custody today accused of robbing and attempting to murder a 25 year old Exeter woman.
An Exeter University historian will be at Buckingham Palace to receive an MBE later today.
Campaigners against the closure of an Exmouth care home will be protesting in the town centre this morning (10am)
The MP for Exeter has made a last minute appeal to Devon County Council ..... to reconsider proposals to close its three local children’s homes and stop running youth centres, in its latest round of cuts.
It's to plan the town's response to future incidents of flooding.
Six services in the city have got together to be to give out the necessary advice and information.
Andrew White has been selected by commissioner Tony Hogg.
Devon tourism businesses hit by the recent flooding are being invited to free conferences, where they'll be offered expert advice on recovering from the problems and marketing themselves effectively.
Tests are being carried out on the wreckage of a ship found off the Cornish coast - which may once have belonged to one of east Devon's most famous sons, Sir Walter Raleigh.
The Exmouth teenager reported missing yesterday has turned up safe and well in Penzance.
The country's biggest union has joined the criticism of Devon county council's plans to stop running its youth centres.
The new NHS non-emergency 111 number has gone live in Devon today.
Rare fruit tree popular in Tudor times goes missing from council offices.
Exeter residents are being asked to add their happy memories of times in the city to an arts project.
A 10 and a half million pound redevelopment of part of Exeter University's St Lukes campus has moved a step closer.
Exeter city council looks set to give nearly 20 thousand pounds to the Football in the Community charity.
Campaigners fighting to save an Exmouth care home for people with learning disabilities have launched an online petition and Facebook page.
Multi-million pound complex is in iconic building that fits in with prime Devon parkland
Average house prices rise £6,000 in 2013
Exeter's not particularly happy if it takes away shoppers from the city. But a planned complex off the M5 is good news, says Tiverton & Honiton MP
Devon and Cornwall police are carrying out an awareness campaign on abuse ... encouraging people to report it.
A damaged flood defence wall in Topsham is to be rebuilt by Exeter city council, after the Environment Agency said it could no longer afford to maintain it.
Two local seaside towns are to benefit from Government funding to regenerate coastal communities.
Sam Hill has signed a new two-year contract extension at Sandy Park.
A public consultation begins today on arrangements in one part of Exeter where there are currently several free two-hour zones.
The Council has made the plea as workers will be out and about tomorrow collecting sandbags.
Several supermarkets and retailers in Devon have agreed to work with the region's Police and Crime Commissioner in his battle against booze fuelled incidents.
Exeter Cathedral is giving up its floodlights for Lent.
Devon and Cornwall's police and crime commissioner is meeting representatives of major supermarket chains today.. to discuss sales of cheap alcohol and its link to anti-social behaviour and violence.
The owner of Exeter's new waste to energy plant in Marsh Barton are taking steps to reduce the noise it's making - after complaints from nearby residents.
An investigation into fatal fires in Devon and Somerset has identified several factors which crop up again and again.
Trains are to start running along the storm-damaged railway line at Dawlish again, two weeks earlier than expected.
Police are appealing for sightings of a missing Sussex man who may be in Devon.
A remote controlled helicopter being used to take aerial photos has gone missing after coming down somewhere over Exeter. .
Food waste collections could be introduced in Exeter within the next couple of years... to reduce the amount going to landfill.
The improved forecourt at Exeter Central station is being officially opened this morning. It's been redesigned to make a better impression on rail travellers.
Hospiscare's new day hospice in Honiton could be up and running within months.
A charity that transports emergency blood and organs to Devon's hospitals by motorbike has been invited to Westminister to discuss plans to regulate the service.
Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw is calling on the county council to repair the ever-increasing number of potholes in the city.
Police say the public can help them in their continuing fight against drug dealing in the local area.
There's been a welcome reduction in the number of motorcyclists killed on Devon's roads.
The main event of Exeter's Fair Trade Fortnight takes place today.
An action group's been set up to explore how Exeter city council will deal with the loss of the local Women's Refuge.
Education leaders in the county have written to the Secretary of State urging him to take action.
A recent Ofted spot-check judged has rated the college outstanding for the second time running.
The section from Ladram Bay to Budleigh has been shut since February 8th and will remain so for at least another 3 weeks.
Several mid and east Devon communities are to benefit from superfast broadband by the end of July.
Pressure is mounting on a mid Devon councillor who's been convicted of benefit fraud to resign.
East Devon councillors fighting the controversial plan to relocate their headquarters to the Exeter Skypark say they were denied the chance to debate it in last night's full council meeting.
A shortage of funding for looking after Exeter's parks has prompted the city council to invite local community groups to take over their running.
Police in Exeter have joined forces with the National Crime Agency to target drug dealing and other offences.
There's been a further collapse of a cob structure in Cullompton's High Street.
Two weeks of events promoting Fair Trade are underway in Exeter.
Nearly 12 thousand potholes have been reported on Devon's roads since the start of 2014, according to the county council.
Forget the sea views for now; try the route by the sewage works!
Prolific thieves also targeted in crackdown in Exeter City Centre
Millions of packets of cigarettes have been washed ashore at a East Devon beach, after a cargo ship lost its load.
Spate of thefts in towns across the area thought to be linked
A third of a million pounds is to be spent in Devon teaching children to ride their bikes safely
Trout Inn blaze extinguished overnight
Neil Parish says grants will help get farmers back on their feet
Devon county council is to demand Government action to ensure the area's road and rail links are fit for purpose.
There's been a spate of vehicle vandalism in mid-Devon. Several vehicles have been damaged but nothing was stolen.
Device for stopping speeders accidentally spikes innocent tyres
Devon County Council has increased its share of council tax by two per cent, which will increase the average bill for a Band D home by £22 a year.
Devon county council is being asked to prohibit badger culling on any of the land it owns. .
Protesters will be targeting County Hall in Exeter this afternoon - as councillors meet to discuss controversial cuts to public services they say are forced on them by inadequate Government funding.
There'll be hot competition in Exeter this morning in the battle to win Curry Chef of the Year.
Firefighters in the south west say their rescue and recovery work during the flooding has been hampered by shortages of equipment and staff ... and inadequate training.
Network Rail says repairs to the track at Dawlish will take a month longer than expected, after last weekend's storms caused further damage to the sea wall.
Actors, singers and dancers are needed for a community play being staged in Exeter later this year.
Plans to close Exeter's women's refuge will be discussed today - as a worried local councillor asks how vulnerable women will be protected from abusive partners.
Orcombe Point at Exmouth could get new signs imploring people to call the Samaritans if they's contemplating suicide.
The lack of a job centre in Exmouth will be discussed at the town council this evening.
A new hotel looks set to be built on the site of the old Turks Head Lodge Motel in Honiton, creating 25 jobs.
People in Exeter are being asked for their views on a proposed new housing development just outside Alphington.
Devon is recovering from another night of storm force winds and high tides.
People living near a neglected piece of land near Exeter city centre are meeting today to discuss how it could be used by the community.
The police and crime commissioner for Devon and Cornwall is calling for local councils to have more power to refuse licensing applications, if they believe that granting them will increase alcohol abuse.
A severe flood warning has been issued for the coast from Exmouth to Lyme Regis.
The local NHS has launched an online chat service for anyone wanting to get information on local health services, or to give feedback on their own experiences.
With speculation continuing over the future of the Dawlish railway line, a top engineer says in his opinion, it should be re-routed inland.
Rugby fans in Exeter are being invited to get involved in the hosting of part of the World Cup next year.
A local MP is supporting efforts to tackle the trade in ivory - which leads to tens of thousands of elephants and rhinos being killed every year for their tusks.
Exeter's RD&E hospital is taking part in a study aimed at reducing the unnecessary admissions to wards of people who come to Accident and Emergency.
An engineer who was put on an illegal blacklist by building firms because he highlighted safety problems on building sites is addressing a conference in Exeter today.
Devon is to benefit from a change in the Government's system for allocating emergency funding, after incidents such as storms and flooding.
The Prime Minister was in the town as part of his tour of flood hit areas of the region.
The Citizens Advice Bureau is reporting an increase in people needing help with rent arrears, phone and broadband bills, and council tax.
A fundraising campaign's been launched to help people badly hit by flooding in Devon.
Exeter's animation festival begins today with a variety of events happening between now and the 22nd.
Schools in mid and east Devon are focusing on the potential dangers of the Internet and social media this week.
Neighbourhood Health Watch involves GPs, police and businesses as well as charities. forming a support network for those who might otherwise slip through the net of health and social services.
The council had been considering four locations - Cranbrook, Honiton, Winslade Park and the Exeter Skypark.
The Daily Telegraph claims agency officials met with Network Rail last month, saying plans to protect the train line at Dawlish were put off so the impact it would have on birds could be looked at.
Ground staff at Exeter City have borrowed a special machine to try and remove the standing water on the pitch.
The leader of Devon county council is calling on the Government to step in - after the latest damage to local transport links.
Lecturers at Exeter University are staging a third one-day strike today in their ongoing dispute over pay.
People in Exeter have been asked to help the city council identify anyone who is sleeping rough during the extreme wet and windy weather.
Three parachutes worth £18,000 have been stolen from a van in Exmouth
Young people in Devon are fighting the County Council's plans to stop running its 34 youth centres.
Gale force winds and high tides have been battering Devon overnight - with warnings of further extreme weather to come.
Exeter residents are invited to a meeting this evening by a local social enterprise - to discuss and get involved with a solar power project in the city.
Live television coverage and national recognition await Exeter City’s under 21 squad, if they can beat Burnley tonight at St James Park.
People receiving 'meals on wheels' in Devon are to see dramatic changes to the way the service is provided.
The public inquiry into plans for more than 300 new homes in Feniton reconvenes today.
Eight day centres used by elderly people in Exeter, mid and east Devon look set to close.
There's been a serious road accident on the A3052 at Woodbury Salterton
Police are appealing for the public’s helping in finding a man suspected of being involved in the robbery of a Dawlish holiday park last summer.
Former Exeter City manager Peter Fox is to face historic charges of abuse at the High Court.
The landlord of a pub on the River Clyst - whose business is hit regularly by flooding - is calling for the Environment Agency to start dredging local rivers again.
CCTV cameras are to be installed in the Exeter park which has seen two dog attacks.
Fire crews were called to reports of a vessel on fire near Shaldon Bridge just after 11pm last night.
The city's university is to carry out a project on behalf of the city council.
The old one was closed last year for safety reasons.
Devon and Cornwall police say they know further work is needed to reduce the number of people with mental health problems being locked up in police cells.
It's been revealed that Devon and Cornwall police have attended dozens of emergency calls to reports of witches and ghosts in the last three years.
A local tug of war team who're currently the Devon and Cornwall champions are looking for new members.
A scheme in Exeter looks set to benefit from Government plans announced this week, to fund renewable community energy projects.
A beauty spot at Shaldon has reopened after work to repair a cliff fall was completed., .
The number of private and housing association tenants in Exeter who're unable to pay their rent seems to be on the increase.
Exmouth RNLI thinks a steady decrease in the number of lifeboat launches could indicate that people going out to sea are becoming more safety-conscious.
The economic recovery being seen in the rest of the country isn't reflected in this region, according to the TUC.
A quarter of a million pounds worth of cannabis plants have been seized by police in Exeter.
Talks are taking place this week on the future of dog contols in Exeter parks. It comes after a second incident in which a smaller dog was attacked by a bull terrier in Belmont Park.
There's help at hand this week for anyone in Exeter who's having trouble paying their energy bills.
An initiative being launched in Exeter is aiming to reduce the number of elderly people who're admitted to hospital when they could be cared for at home.
People heading out to walk on Devon's coast paths are being urged to take extra care... as the bad weather has already caused a landslip in east Devon.
Police are warning Exeter residents to be on the alert after a burglar got into a house by claiming his football was in the occupant's back garden.
Crime figures out this week for Devon and Cornwall would seem to confirm the Police and Crime Commissioner's view that welfare reforms are leading to a rise in some offences.
People heading out to walk on Devon's coast paths this weekend are being urged to take extra care... as the bad weather has already caused a landslip in east Devon.
A group of Exmouth RNLI volunteers are putting on their bright yellow all-weather gear today - to take to the roads instead of the sea.
Community groups in the city are being invited to take over the management of their parks and green spaces.
Ben Bradshaw claims East Devon and Teignbridge councils are allowing too much new housing to be built within their boundaries on the outskirts of Exeter.
Devon and Cornwall Police carried out 1,326 breath tests over the festive period.
The date Exeter library-users have long been awaiting has been announced today - for the reopening of the refurbished main building.
Exeter University students face another day of disruption as staff stage a third national strike in as many months, in their unions' ongoing dispute over pay and pensions.
Crime fell overall across Devon and Cornwall last year - but there was a rise in some types of offence including sex crimes.
Shop workers in Exeter city centre are being offered a new chaplaincy service - to provide a listening ear to any problems they want to talk about..
A public consultation meeting takes place later on plans for a new watersports centre in Exeter canal basin.
Designs for the seven million pound facelift of Exeter's Guildhall shopping centre are going on display today.
Shops and supermarkets across Devon and Cornwall are being urged to join the fight to reduce alcohol-related crime.
An Exeter company has been fined 33 thousand pounds after a man was seriously injured by a vehicle at a recycling centre.
Councillor calls for new sports facilities if existing running track is lost
City council will decide on planning applications tonight
People wanting to build new housing or commercial premises in Exeter could be asked to hire local workers for their construction projects.
The land off Magdalen Street was used during the 18th and 19th centuries as a resting place for people who'd dissented from the established church.
Dramatic video footage of police capturing a prolific offender as he tried to flee through Haldon Woods has been released by the force on to YouTube.
Police investigating a drug supply and money laundering operation will be carrying out further search warrants this week - after arresting two suspects in Exmouth and Exeter.
David Cameron has been asked to visit Devon and see the flood damage to the roads for himself - as the county council tries to get more Government funding for repairs.
A special evening session takes place later for people wanting to take part in the public inquiry into large-scale housing developments in Feniton.
Police tackling organised crime have seized drugs and cash after two raids in Exmouth and Exeter. Two men have been arrested.
Men in Exmouth are being given a new facility for learning new skills, using the Internet and socialising.
People at risk of cancer would like doctors to check out potential symptoms much sooner than the current NHS guidelines suggest, according to a study involving Exeter University medical school.
Rail travellers on the main line between Exeter and London face delays and disruption - as a 15 million pound repair programme takes place.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a man found collapsed in an Exeter launderette on Saturday.
An initiative to reduce workplace accidents in Exeter and East Devon is starting this week.
Motorists using Exeter's Bridge Road - a congestion hotspot - will face even longer delays for the next few months. .
Worrying figures out today show a large increase in reports of sexual abuse among primary school children in Devon and Cornwall.
Devon and Cornwall's police and crime commissioner has paid tribute to officers who risked their own safety to help others during the recent extreme weather and flooding.
Communities across Devon are being reminded to get their applications in for grants to restore First World War memorials.
A demonstration against national planning policies which leave the countryside vulnerable to development takes place in Feniton this morning.
It's a key day in the public inquiry into 235 new homes in Feniton.
Work by Devon and Somerset Trading Standards to crack down on rogue traders and prevent the public from falling victim to conmen has been shortlisted for an award.
Devon and Cornwall Police say an operation - aimed at reducing the danger rogue hauliers cause on the roads - has been a huge success.
Planning applications for two high-profile developments go before Exeter councillors this evening.
Glasses and bottles in late-night clubs and bars could be replaced with plastic drinking vessels in order to prevent a repeat of an attack which left a man with a severe eye injury.
A van driver has been airlifted to hospital following the collision just before 7am.
Exeter Chiefs have confirmed that tight-head prop Hoani Tui is to leave Sandy Park at the end of the season.
Exeter City have been drawn at home against Burnley in the quarter-final of the Under-21 Premier League Cup, after beating Blackburn two-one at St James Park on Tuesday evening.
Research by Exeter University medical school has found that green spaces in towns and cities can lead to significant improvements in people's mental health.
Devon county council's being asked not to let badger culling take place on any of its land.
Devon and Cornwall's police and crime commissioner has expressed his disappointment that the force is to lose two and a half million pounds from its budget next year.
Two men have been arrested by police investigating a serious attack on a man in Exeter.
Devon's mobile library service is to be cut to save the county council money.
A large solar farm near Exmouth looks likely to gain planning permission today.
Police investigating an unprovoked attack on a man in Exmouth during the New Year celebrations think the culprits may have bragged about what they did.
A public inquiry in east Devon which starts today will be watched closely by developers wanting to build in rural areas.
It's predicted that Exeter's retail trade will continue to do well in 2014 - after a much better performance than the national average last year.
Residents of Sidmouth can discuss any concerns about crime and policing with local officers this morning.
There's a warning of continuing dangerous conditions around Devon's coastlines, especially during high tides.
It's emerged that more than 22 thousand people attended services and concerts at Exeter Cathedral over the Christmas period.
Exeter's Street Food market in the Guildhall shopping centre has been named as one of the city's top five food destinations on the travel website TripAdvisor.
Two people have been rescued from a house fire in Exeter this morning - one of them needing medical treatment.
Fire crews were called out to a chimney fire in Exeter last night.
Work on a 30 million pound new building on Exeter University's main campus is being interrupted so that a new contractor can be found.
Exmouth sea front has been closed during high tide as huge waves wash over the sea wall.
Firefighters are staging another strike this morning in their ongoing dispute over pension reforms.
The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning for the coastal area from Exmouth to Lyme Regis, and Dawlish Warren.
The latest figures have revealed there are around 700 children in care across Devon.
Devon and Cornwall Police say New Year's Eve was relatively trouble-free across the two counties - although they did arrest 125 people during the festivities.
Police have published a CCTV image of a man robbing the Prospect Garage on Christmas Eve
Head to Exmouth's Strand area to enjoy the new year fireworks this year. Safety worries make seafront display too costly.
Police investigating an accident on the M5 near Tiverton on Friday have released further details.
The gap between the asking and selling price for property is narrowing in Devon, according to a local estate agent.
Improvements to Honiton's skatepark have moved a step closer after a design was chosen from four possible options, in a vote by local young people.
Devon and Cornwall police are warning New Years revellers not to drive after using a self-testing device to check their alcohol level.
The Exeter Chiefs head coach says valuable lessons will be learned from their crushing defeat by Harlequins at Twickenham on Saturday.
Devon and Cornwall police are preparing for an increase in calls over the New Year period - many connected with trouble caused by people drinking too much.
Figures released today show that three people were killed in workplace accidents in Exeter, mid and east Devon in the year 2012 to 2013 - and a hundred and 39 suffered major injuries.
A new cycle route is to be created in Sidmouth. A hundred thousand pounds, from a pot of money contributed to the district council by housing developers, will pay for cycling lanes and facilities in the town, and possibly the first part of a cycle route to Feniton.
Exeter Citizens Advice Bureau is expecting a busy January as people realise they've run up large debts to pay Christmas.
People near the coast who're planning to launch Chinese lanterns into the sky during New Year celebrations are being asked to let their local coastguard know.
The Exeter organisation which staged the south west's first conference on knife crime earlier this year is among the groups awarded funding from the Police and Crime Commissioner's small grants scheme.
The Exeter Greenpeace activist and two other members of the Arctic 30 from Devon are safely back in the UK after their ordeal in Russia.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an accident on the M5 yesterday afternoon.
People running businesses on Exmouth seafront say they still don't know whether they'll lose their livelihoods as a result of the major redevelopment of the area.
The Exeter Greenpeace activist Iain Rogers is due to fly home today after being held in Russia for protesting against oil drilling.
A bike recycling project in East Devon is appealing for anyone who got a new bicycle for Christmas to donate their old one to them.
People across Devon are being urged to do all they can to minimise the amount of food they throw away this Christmas
With domestic violence expected to increase in Devon over Christmas, local support services are urging victims to seek help.
Today's the last day at work for the long-serving coxwain of Exmouth RNLI, Tim Mock. He's been with the lifeboat charity for nearly 34 years.
Exeter Police are reminding anyone who's received an expensive Christmas present to register it with a national property website.
Local trading standards are warning parents to make sure all toys given to their children for Christmas aren't a safety hazard.
An organisation offering help and support to young people in Devon says the demand is higher than ever.
As local residents finish off their Christmas shopping, police in Exeter are urging them not to fall victim to opportunistic thieves.
There's widespread disruption to local rail and road travel, because of the storms and flooding.
Police investigating a burglary in Exmouth hope items left inside the house may help identify the culprit.
Devon and Cornwall police have revealed that they've disclosed details of 39 paedophiles since the introduction of a new law in April 2011.
Christmas lights, candles and decorations can be a real safety hazard, according to Devon and Somerset Trading Standards.
The number of alcohol-related incidents dealt with by police in Exeter was nearly 25 per cent higher last December than the same month in 2011.
High Court rules for East Devon District Council in ongoing dispute about redevelopment of historic seafront building
Exeter gaol has received a broadly good report, following an un-announced visit by inspectors.
Devon and Cornwall police have announced plans for closer collaboration with the Dorset force, in response to continuing cuts in Government funding.
Tonight traditionally sees the biggest Christmas celebrations in Exeter as most people finish work for the festive break - and a new 'help zone' is being set up for revellers.
Four men and a 17-year-old youth, accused of murdering an Exeter man last month, have appeared at the city's Crown Court and been remanded in custody.
Parts of Devon are recovering from a battering by strong winds and heavy rain yesterday evening.
The Exeter Greenpeace activist Iain Rogers could be home from Russia soon after the authorities there granted the so-called Arctic 30 amnesty.
Work has begun on a new development at Clyst Vale Community College in Broadclyst.
Christmas shoppers in Exeter are giving retailers a business boom - and the best could be yet to come.
The primary school is being built in Plymouth.
Earlier this year, Teignbridge District Council ordered Ann Kennedy to tone down the colour of her 17th century home after a complaint.
Matt Jay is currently a second year scholar at the Academy.
Prince's Initiative for Mature Enterprise is supported by the Prince of Wales and helps people who're finding it hard to get back into the workplace.
Planning permission has been given for an extension to the main road into the new development near Exeter.
Local firefighters will walk out on strike for 4 hours from 6pm this evening.
Louis Walsh has the Radio Exe Factor
Police are looking into an allegation, said to have happened on Wednesday 4th December.
Work's due to start next year on what will be the first significant investment in the centre since it opened in 1976.
The redevelopment of Exmouth's Queen's Drive area into a beachside recreation area has moved another step forward.
Elderly and disabled people could face new restrictions on the use of their bus passes, under plans by Devon county council.
The MP for Exeter says Government plans to increase the amount of social housing could end up removing people on low incomes from their local communities.
A second consultation has begun on the plans for a major housing and employment development near Tiverton.
About five thousand tonnes of household waste are expected to be dealt with each year at a new recycling centre for Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary and the surrounding villages - which opens this morning.
The MP for Tiverton and Honiton has joined the fight against major housing developments in fields surrounding Feniton.
League Two Portsmouth have appointed Richie Barker as their new manager - NOT Exeter City's Paul Tisdale.
Superfast broadband is to be made available to more local communities in the next few months.
Local residents are being warned about the risks of buying counterfeit goods as Christmas presents.
Hundreds of people across Devon are facing dangerous levels of fuel poverty... as another cold winter approaches. .
An organisation tackling food poverty in Exeter has won lottery funding to expand its operations.
Flybe has announced this week that three routes from Exeter Airport are to be axed.
Continuing improvements in household recycling rates have put Devon among the three best-performing counties in the country.
Exeter University students are joining forces with a local care home to offer old people outings to the Northcott Theatre.
Exeter's Safer Internet Centre, which plays a vital role in removing illegal online content such as child pornography, is to receive its much-needed European funding for the next six years.
Devon and Somerset fire brigade are warning residents of the danger of chimney fires as the weather gets colder.
Work's begun to create a permanent travellers' site at Haldon, to replace the illegal encampment that's been there for 12 years.
Campaigners for an area of Exeter parkland to be protected from development by having 'village green' status are continuing their fight.
The first big high-tech company has moved into Exeter's Science Park, in a landmark stage for the development.
Exeter Crown court's heard that a flight of steps on the quayside, where an 80 year old woman fell and drowned in the river, had been used with no other accidents for 40 years.
A pensioner from Cofton near Dawlish has spent more than a week in hospital after being trampled by fighting pigs.
The Devon Air Ambulance attends crash on northbound carriageway.
27 drivers who were caught speeding chose to explain their behaviour to children in Broadclyst rather than receive a fine.
Devon and Cornwall's police and crime commissioner is calling on the public to help fight alcohol abuse and binge drinking.
Exeter city council has denied that the steps down to a ferry, where a local woman fell and drowned, breached health and safety legislation.
A local councillor's campaign to protect trees in east Devon has led to her being asked to work with the Woodland Trust, to help get more trees planted in the area.
Ways to reduce spending on Devon's highways and traffic management by nearly seven million pounds are being explored by the county council.
Police in Exmouth say there's been a spate of house burglaries in the past month. .
Four people have now been charged with the murder of 43 year old Stephen Crook in Exeter.
A convicted drink-driver is at the centre of Devon and Cornwall police's Christmas campaign to highlight the dangers of getting behind the wheel when over the limit.
Engineering work begins today on Exmouth's Mamhead Slipway, to gain information that will help with the design of its replacement.
Exeter's Citizens Advice Bureau says the Government should be doing more to make payday lenders give borrowers a fair deal.
A new outdoor education centre at Exeter Quayside is on track to train more than 25,000 people in its first year of opening.
Local residents are being asked to give their views on Devon's strategy for managing the risk of flooding.
Free sign language courses are being offered to parents with children under the age of 5 who are hard of hearing.
A 'reclaim the night' event is taking place in the city centre this evening.
43 year old Stephen Crook was found injured in a house on Alphington Road last Thursday night - he later died in hospital.
South West Water is freezing its charges until April 2015, and says it'll also keep average bill rises below inflation until 2020.
Police investigating the rape of a woman in Honiton have arrested a 19 year old man.
Three more people have been arrested as part of a murder investigation in Exeter.
Campaigners for footpaths through land owned by East Devon council to be formally recognised as public rights of way are claiming victory, after a planning inspector overturned a bid to ban public access.
Scientists at Exeter University's medical school have found a link between low incomes and the incidence of child attention deficit disorder.
There's concern that large numbers of people in Devon are planning to run up debts in order to pay for Christmas.
Unemployed people in Exeter will have a new source of help and training next year.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious eye injury in an assault in an Exeter nightclub.
Police have named the man who was found with fatal injuries in Exeter last week as 43 year old Stephen Crook.
Police in Exmouth are investigating an assault on a 13 year old girl.
A campaign's being launched at Exeter Airport today to urge passengers to plan the next stage of their travel after arriving there - and not risk driving if they're tired or have been drinking on the plane.
More details are emerging about Exeter's plans to host part of the Rugby World Cup in 2015.
A Cullompton man described as a predatory child sex offender is starting a 19 year jail sentence.
A man's been charged with the murder of a 43 year old man in Exeter.
The South West's first adoption activity day took place over the weekend - allowing prospective adoptors and children in care to meet each other to see if they strike up a connection.
An initiative in Exeter this week is making it easy for people to get tested for HIV.
A year since new laws against stalking were introduced, it's claimed that systemic failings in the criminal justice system are still leaving victims vulnerable.
A pair of leopard tortoises have made their home in the lounge of a pub in Lympstone.
The solar panels on Exeter City Council buildings have generated more power than expected.
New road safety measures are to be introduced in Kenton.
Police investigating a murder in Exeter have arrested a 25 year old man.
Exeter Citizens Advice Bureau says it's seeing increasing numbers of workers needing help because their former employer has shut down, owing them money.
Survivors of cyber-stalking will be sharing their experiences today at the launch of Devon's Domestic Abuse Awareness Week.
Police in Exeter searching for a missing 78 year old woman have discovered a body. Joan Russell was last seen on Friday 15th November at her home in Exeter.
The Exeter man held in Russia with a group of Greenpeace activists has been granted bail.
Motorists caught speeding through a local village today will be invited to face local school children... who're campaigning to get drivers to slow down.
The ancient Roman remains which lie under Exeter's Cathedral Green could finally be uncovered and put on show to the public - more than 40 years after they were discovered.
Twenty firefighters were needed to deal with a house fire in Exmouth last night - which destroyed part of the building and left the rest of it damaged.
There are calls for the so-called 'bedroom tax' to be scrapped... after research by the National Housing Federation found that around half the households affected are no longer able to pay their rent.
Developers have put forward proposals for a multi-million pound project near Tiverton. It could lead to the creation of a designer outlet village, a cinema, hotel, regional visitor centre, employment space and housing... but so far the plans are at a very early stage.
Police are increasingly concerned about a missing Exeter woman - saying her disappearance is completely out of character.
A mid Devon councillor who's accused of assaulting two social housing tenants is to go on trial early next year. Seventy-five year old John Squire, who represents the Upper Yeo ward, denies the allegations.
Parking charges in Exeter could be frozen until April 2015. A report going before city councillors next week recommends no increase in parking tariffs, in view of the financial pressures on traders, residents and visitors.
Residents of Broadclyst are carrying out a high-profile campaign against speeding motorists this week. .
The Ministry of Justice has announced it's giving Devon and Cornwall police three hundred thousand pounds to help deliver restorative justice over the next two years.
Police are concerned for the safety of a 78 year old Exeter woman who hasn't been seen since Friday night.
Doctors in Devon are backing a national campaign to try and break down some of the myths surrounding schizophrenia.
The organisers of Saturday's march in Exeter protest against the English Defence League demonstration on the same day say they've sent a clear message to supporters of the far right group.
The local council is paying half the cost but the town has traditionally made up the rest of it from private donations.
Radio Exe is joining a coalition of radio groups to protest about the government's plans to enforce a switchover from FM to DAB digital radio for the majority of radio station in the UK.
The South West Festival of Food and Drink - held in Exeter - has won a top prize in this year's Devon Tourism Awards.
The leader of a heroin dealing gang who brought large quantities of the drug from Liverpool to Devon is among a list of 'most wanted' criminals, thought to be hiding in Spain. .
The Health Secretary has been challenged in the Commons by the MP for Exeter over the closures of NHS walk-in centres. .
Devon's rape crisis service has been saved from possible closure by a 20 thousand pound grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner's office.
Devon and Cornwall's police and crime commissioner is hoping local residents will support his proposal to put council tax up again next year.
Dog fouling in Exeter is being tackled by the city council - by spraying warning messages to irresponsible owners on pavements.
The Devon and Cornwall police and crime commissioner Tony Hogg has joined up with his counterparts in five other force areas to lobby the policing minister over further funding cuts.
Exeter could soon have its own residential centre for dementia sufferers and more supported housing for elderly people, under plans by the county council to adapt care services to changing needs.
Police in Exmouth are appealing for witnesses after a woman from Exeter was sexually assaulted during the weekend.
The County Council leader John Hart will be in Exeter later to give a blunt warning to residents about the spending cuts that could be made to services in Devon over the next four years.
The mother of the Exeter man being held in Russia with a group of other Greenpeace activists says she's now hopeful that progress will be made to secure their release.
The Exeter based airline Flybe has announced a further 500 job cuts, despite reporting a return to profits.
Five people from the Exeter area are set to become minor celebrities as their appearances on Channel 4's Come Dine With Me will be aired this week.
Businesses in the Dawlish are who want to make the most of social media can get some free advice this evening.
Exeter city council say they're working with police to tackle the problem of drug users' needles being discarded in parks and public spaces. Local residents are urged to be aware of the danger and if they see a needle, NOT to touch it, and to call Environmental Health. Two of the problem areas are Northernhay Gardens and Bury Meadow.
Communities across Devon are being invited to apply for grant funding to restore or improve World War One memorials.
The chef Michael Caines has been judged the most influential person in Exeter. He was the overall winner of the Power 50 awards, held last night, which rewarded the 50 people who make an outstanding contribution to the city.
A report on east Devon district council's safeguards against corruption has been criticised by some local councillors - who say it's 'lightweight' and 'takes too much for granted'.
Exeter Chiefs player and former club captain Tom Hayes has announced his retirement from the professional game - because of a troublesome back injury.
Residents of Feniton have launched a fighting fund to appeal against proposed housing developments around the village.
There's been a good response to the offer of small grants to community groups in Devon and Cornwall whose work helps reduce crime or support victims.
A joint operation's being launched between Exeter College and the city council to tackle litter in two local parks.
A mid-Devon district councillor has resigned from the Conservative party group after being accused of assaulting two people.
A local church is putting its congregation in the hot seat - after introducing heated cushions for its pews.
Devon County Council's adoption service is campaigning to encourage more prospective adopters.
Probation staff in Exeter will walk out today as part of a national protest by their union against Government plans to privatise 70 per cent of the service.
A recruitment drive's being launched in Exeter for former military personnel who can pass on their skills and knowledge to people who're out of work.
Exeter Citizens Advice Bureau has seen a 37 per cent increase in people needing advice on debt in the three months to September, compared to the same period last year.
News of the latest research into Alzheimers has been welcomed by the Devon branch of a national charity supporting sufferers and their families.
Exeter residents have until Thursday to comment on a review of the city's 20-miles-per-hour zones.
Exeter University has issued a statement in response to the English Defence League, after learning that it's chosen to stage a national demonstration in the city next month, partly because of the university's Islamic studies and Muslim research centre.
An Exeter rugby club is working to get more schools involved in the sport in the run-up to the city hosting part of the 2015 world cup.
There are plans to turn Budleigh's community hospital into a community health and well being hub when its in-patient beds are transferred to Exmouth hospital.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union in Devon are striking this evening over pension reforms and the raising of the retirement age .
The Exeter Greenpeace activist and his fellow detainees in Russia are still facing charges of piracy.
There will be extra patrols out this evening as Halloween events get underway.
Around 50 local traders and other representatives will be attending the meeting.
The government is to invest 3.25 million pounds in modernising the way train passengers travel.
A Government minister has agreed that it's unacceptable for young people in Devon with severe mental health problems to be sent to adult psychiatric units, after the issue was raised in the Commons by the Exeter MP.
There's been an attack on the Govenment's welfare reforms - from local church representatives.
Devon county council may have to apply for special funding from the Government to deal with the aftermath of Sunday and Monday's storms and flooding.
The Prime Minister has said he's willing to make direct contact with the Russian president over the Exeter man and five other Britons being held there for protesting against oil drilling in the Arctic.
Devon's waking up to the aftermath of a storm this morning. A weather front causing very strong winds and heavy rain swept across the region in the early hours of the morning.
A project's underway to improve health services for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in Devon.
An Exeter woman's been ordered to pay a fine for causing unnecessary suffering to her cat.
People from the Exeter area who've gone through the trauma of having a limb amputated will get some support today from someone who knows exactly what they're experiencing.
Exeter University students are today launching an initiative which will see a variety of sustainability projects taking shape locally, nationally and internationally.
An unusual temporary re-housing project is being undertaken by East Devon district council - for a family of badgers.
Exeter police are investigating an accident in which a female cyclist was seriously injured.
Greenpeace says it'll continue to fight for the release of 28 activists being held in Russia - including a man from Exeter.
An Exeter man's been charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in a cemetery on Monday.
An Exeter man being detained in Russa for taking part in a Greenpeace protest has been refused bail.
A large solar farm could be built near Exmouth.
Around 280 of Exeter University's lowest paid staff are to get a pay rise... as the University introduces the Living Wage.
There's been an increase in the number of repossession cases brought against housing association tenants in the Exeter area.
Exeter's trade union movement says it'll be intensifying its campaign for a living wage and fair treatment of workers.... as the TUC relaunches its local branch today.
An investigation into a complaint about East Devon district council's handling of the sale of Elizabeth Hall in Exmouth has found no evidence of fault.
The mobile library service in parts of Devon looks set to be discontinued - because the county council says there are dozens of places it visits which only attract three people.
Dozens of organisations and nearly 200 individuals have pledged support for a pro-diversity group set up in response to the planned demonstration in Exeter by the English Defence League.
A Freedom of the City ceremony takes place in Exeter city centre today.
Exeter's City Centre went under lockdown for a period on Saturday night - after a suspicious package was found in a shop in Princesshay.
The horse, called Strider, belongs to charity fundraiser William Reddaway.
Police are still looking for a 51 year old man who's been missing for a week
Exeter residents who need a short-term loan to tide them over are being urged to use a local credit union - not a loan company or bank.
The Exeter engineer Iain Rogers - who's among 30 Greenpeace supporters being held by the Russian authorities - has made a heartfelt plea to the Prime Minister to do more to secure their release.
The radio industry has been honouring the next generation of broadcasters - including Radio Exe's Ashley Jeary. .
Young farmers from Devon are featured in this evening's episode of a documentary on sexual health.
The Devon and Somerset fire service is to stop mobilising crews in response to automatic fire alarms in business premises during the daytime - unless it's been confirmed that there IS a fire.
There are calls for more protection for trees hundreds of years old in an area of Ottery St Mary, to stop them being destroyed by developers.
British Transport Police are investigating the theft of a piece of equipment from Exeter Central station.
Five young people under 17 are locked up overnight in Devon and Cornwall Police's cells each week - according to figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform.