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Councillor John Hart said it was the right decision to remain in tier two, but businesses needed more help urgently. “Undoubtedly, groups of people getting together, especially indoors, increases the risk of the virus spreading, and if we are not all very careful, there will be a very high price to pay in January, if case numbers rise again.". Other products taken away included exhaust pipes, steering wheels and beauty cream, Pc Speariett added. E-mail this to a friend Printable version VIDEO AND AUDIO NEWS Delight as baby rhino is born safe and well BBC Devon Sport, travel, weather, things to do, … MOST POPULAR … "If we are to accept these restrictions continuing into the new year, the government must act swiftly with more support for local businesses.". Cecelia Seddon's body was found six days later in a makeshift body bag. Breaking news & headlines, live blogs, video, pictures and in-depth comment & analysis from the Devon Live news team. He said the "government must do more to help them survive" otherwise he feared many would not be here in the new year. The graduates each got a certificate and a police cap. Winter wonderland as snow falls on Dartmoor, More snow is expected in other parts of Devon, Devon and Cornwall Police to get £18.7M to 'keep us safe', Home Secretary Priti Patel this month announced policing will receive up to £15.8 billion in 2021-22 – an increase of £636 million on this year, Meet the Devon heroes who kept us safe through the Covid crisis, From NHS staff to mental health volunteers these are the Devon people who have been working hard to keep us well this year, Man seriously injured in Devon crash on Boxing Day, A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in the collision, officers have confirmed, Weymouth 3 Torquay United 4 - United's quality shines through as they go ELEVEN points clear at the top, Four players on the scoresheet as the Gulls end 2020 on a high, Christmas shopping in Devon: Find your nearest independent shops to buy local, Find local shops offering delivery and click-and-collect services on your doorstep with our Shop Local campaign, Special constables to be paid in Devon and Cornwall under pilot scheme, Volunteers will get cash bonuses for the first time if they complete eight full shifts through December and January, Reporting the facts on coronavirus - how our trusted journalism matters more than ever, In an age of coronavirus, conspiracy theories and misinformation, we're there to provide facts and clarity - and to stand up for our communities, How the Local Democracy Reporting Service ensures factual reporting of the biggest issues. Exeter boss Rob Baxter says the club have "got on top" of the Covid-19 outbreak which forced them to cancel their second Champions Cup tie. Lundy, off the Devon coast, is looking for people "of a hardy nature" to live on the isolated island. Darts Farm carol service investigated by council, The popular farm shop came under fire for hosting the outdoor event last week, M5 at standstill as police deal with incident, Ongoing incident involves South Western Ambulance Service and police on M5 near Cullompton, Devon roads closed due to flooding, mud and an overturned car - live updates, Traffic between Exeter and Barnstaple is being affected, Woman seriously injured in Christmas Day M5 crash, The woman was in a collision with a car on the M5 near J27 at Tiverton, Road closed after pedestrian hit by car in Hatherleigh - updates, The police and the ambulance service are at the scene, The Devon criminals locked up in 2020 - July to December. The latest breaking news, comment and features from The Independent. The victim of the homophobic and racist assault was kicked in the head and suffered brain damage. A38 Devon - A38 in Chudleigh closed and it's slow southbound from … BBC Devon Sport, travel, weather, things to do, features and much more. Connor Wilbraham jumped bail two years before he set up the operation between the Wirral and Exeter. DevonLive looks back at January to June 2020 and the criminals locked away. Education. ", Torquay United nine points clear after giving fans late Christmas present of 6-1 win over Yeovil Town, But injuries to Armani Little and Danny Wright put a slight dampener on the Boxing Day thrashing, Exeter MP brands UK Covid response 'shambolic', Ben Bradshaw MP gives his views on how the Covid-19 pandemic has been handled, giving the Government 3/10 at best, Boxing Day hunt scrapped in Devon but vow to return in 2021, Covid prevented Tiverton Foxhounds from hosting their meet today, Popular Exeter pub to close indefinitely after new tiers announcement, They said it was to protect their 'family, team, guests and business', Isles of Scilly will be only part of UK in Tier 1 from Boxing Day, The islands didn't record a single Covid-19 case until September, Angry health boss hits out at pubs fined for breaking Covid regulations, Devon postie dressed as the Grinch spotted doing the rounds, Instow pub hit with £4,000 fine for breaching Covid-19 rules. The leader of Devon County Council is demanding more help for businesses as it was announced Devon will remain in tier two. Politics. Therefore each town has its own space on our Counties website.If you need any information please contact us. Exeter and Forest Green share the spoils after playing out an entertaining 1-1 draw at St James Park. Stephen Ward avoids jail as he is already 'effectively a prisoner' at home, a court hears. UK. Here's what our reporters in Devon and Cornwall have been covering this year. Increase your radius to see more recent local stories. A huge police and paramedic response was seen in the Beacon Heath area today, The power struggle murder that blighted Exeter Cathedral's history, Following his death, 21 people including the cathedral dean and mayor were charged with involvement in the conspiracy, Five high streets in Devon and Cornwall to share £51m, Plymouth, Barnstaple, Penzance, Newton Abbot and Paignton's bids to the future high street fund were successful, Ten further Covid deaths reported in Devon and Cornwall's hospitals, 51 best Christmas Day walks to take in Devon, Burn off that extra helping of turkey and trimmings with these gorgeous walks across our county, Dramatic car fire in Barnstaple town centre, The legendary Devon store in the days before 'clone' supermarkets. Contacts and information for BBC Radio Devon, the news/sport/talk radio station in the UK, including postal address, email and telephone numbers. Reigning Premiership champions Exeter ease to their fourth straight bonus-point league win of the season at home to Gloucester. Health. Find out more by clicking on the links below. BBC Radio Devon More than £700,000 is to be invested by Devon County Council to make the county a more attractive option for social workers. [email protected] . The infection rate in Devon is now at 86 per 100,000 people. Detonation of Plymouth WWII bomb. “I urge people to consider whether their journeys to visit others this Christmas are necessary, or for this year at least, they stay at home in order to minimise risk. The government has said the tier restrictions will be relaxed during that period to allow Christmas bubbles – up to three families – to meet indoors in private homes between 23 and 27 December. UK. Torbay residents urged to consider becoming adoptive parents. The Inside Out programme will be broadcast on 23 March. E-mail the BBC News Website in Devon. However, this varies across the county with areas such as East Devon, Exeter and North Devon over the 100 per 100,000 rate, while the South Hams is at 30. A motorcyclist has died in a road traffic accident in west Devon. Your comments could be used on-air. Read about our approach to external linking. Get the latest news in your area from Devon Live, with local stories updated throughout the day. On the night of the birth, the BBC Devon website received more than 600 messages from the public expressing both congratulations and concern about the rhinos' welfare. Learn more. Devon News. Northern Ireland. We have grouped together information of towns in the UK and published them on individual websites. Your comments could be used on-air. Jodie Swannick, 31, is charged with murdering 60-year-old Stephen Fogg in Wembury, Devon. Four arrests after body discovery. BBC News Devon Reg Lloyd began collecting the ceramics in the 1940s. From other local news sites Carers’ permit to park on double yellow lines will be permanent Devon News Female driver punches and pulls out 23-year-old's hair after minor incident in street in broad daylight Christmas Eve travel updates for M5, A38, A30, A380, A39 RELATED BBC LINKS Two Moors Festival on BBC Devon RELATED INTERNET LINKS Two Moors Festival The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites TOP DEVON STORIES. The programme aims to increase trust, confidence and provide safety messages and preventative education that will stay with them for life. Scotland. BBC Radio Devon update 06:30 GMT BBC Radio Devon update A snapshot of the news, sport and weather in your area, as well stories of people making a … "It took about eight to 10 of us to lift each one out. Holders Exeter's Heineken Champions Cup match at Toulouse on Sunday is cancelled because of a Covid-19 outbreak at the Chiefs. 107 Devon criminals locked up in 2020 as pandemic struck. 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BBC News Online Devon and Cornwall Police A man who set a police officer on fire has been jailed for 10-and-a-half years. South Western Railway and Great Western Railway say they have insufficient staff to run some services. Steve Brown, director of Public Health Devon, said he did not believe the county was ready for relaxed restrictions and advised people to think "really hard" about meeting up over Christmas. Support us. Full Story. Local BBC Sites. How Nigeria's anti-police brutality … Take a nostalgic look inside the weird and wonderful Brian Ford's Discount Store in Barnstaple. The Wayfarer Inn is accused of allowing different households to mix on two separate occasions. The emergency field hospital will get patients from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital "which is very busy", said an NHS spokesperson. England; Page last updated at 17:16 GMT, Wednesday, 2 September 2009 18:16 UK. He said he was hearing from businesses each day who were "severely affected" by the restrictions and many hospitality businesses "are on their knees". Get the latest local news from the Devon region. Plants Galore says it wants to clear leftover stock and "spread a bit of Christmas cheer". We value your privacy. People in Torbay are sending parcels to staff on the cruise ships anchored off their coast. 21K likes. Magazine. Find out what's going on in Devon with breaking news and more from the Devon Live news team. Contribute ... Devon Covid hotspot linked to rugby fans celebrating win in pubs. Judi Spiers. The man, in his 20s, died at the scene of the crash in Clyst St Mary, Devon. Special Reports. Devon’s Leader pays tribute to the thousands of workers on the front line. Get the latest news from Devon and around the UK. A 31-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man were arrested in Plymouth on Monday. While cases in Devon dropped during the second lockdown, numbers have been rising in recent days. The new scheme, run by Devon and Cornwall Police, involves children aged eight to 10 from local primary schools getting a feel for what it’s like to be a police officer. The leader of Devon County Council is demanding more help for businesses as it was announced Devon will remain in tier two. BBC Devon News Website: 01752 234513 ; BBC Sport Online: 01752 260323 ; Contacting the BBC Radio Devon newsroom: Telephone: 01752 234511 ; E-mail: [email protected]; You can e-mail BBC Radio Devon: [email protected] Police received complaints from members of the public about behaviour in the pub. As each one came out the front wheels were put on, then they were taken down to the beach and over the cliffs," he said. Devon and Cornwall Police said they were treating the attacks as an isolated incident. Wales. BBC Radio Devon One lane is closed on the A30 between Fingle Glen and the Woodleigh junction, heading towards Okehampton, because of a broken … The government has decided this based upon case numbers, pressures on NHS services and the demographic of the county. The Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) was set up in 2018 in a unique partnership between the BBC and local news organisations such as ours. Firefighters and rescue teams have been pumping water out of homes throughout the night. Your Way To UK Success. The leader of Devon County Council is demanding more help for businesses as it was announced Devon will remain in tier two. BBC Radio Devon on-air numbers: On-air/call a show: 0845 301 … News; Sport; Weather; Travel; Neighbouring Sites. Cllr John Hart says a huge thank you to the people of Devon and pledges to do everything he can to support Devon’s local businesses, especially those in the tourism and hospitality industries. DevonLive looks back at those put behind bars between July and December. Arrest after man found dead at property in Exmouth, Man appears in court accused of Exeter stabbings. Please LIKE our page. School pupils taking part in a new mini police scheme have graduated with flying colours following a six-week intensive programme. Entertainment. 1,733 were here. 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Journalism Matters - How DevonLive has been making a difference in 2020, This week is Journalism Matters Week, and this year more than ever before; journalism really does matter, Fascinating footage shows tigers settling into new Devon home, Sisters Carrie and Padme are seen climbing trees and playing with their Christmas presents, Pedestrian hit by car in Newton Poppleford suffers life-threatening injuries. BBC News Travel A38 Devon southbound severe accident, from Marsh Lane to B3344 Chudleigh. Devon and Cornwall Police said the man found dead in Wembury was 60-year-old Stephen Fogg. SPORT; WEATHER; CBBC NEWSROUND; ON … E-mail this to a friend Printable version BBC Radio Devon presenters How well do you know your favourite BBC Radio Devon presenter? The local and national news and information site for towns and Counties in the UK. Please LIKE our page. Cornwall; Dorset; Somerset; Related BBC Sites. Science & Environment . Also in the news-----Video and Audio-----Have Your Say. Man, 93, taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. Lebanon protesters' euphoria gives way to despair. Sign up for the DevonLive exclusive Weekend Report newsletter, We're making it easier for you to receive the news you want to read, Seven major plans that will transform Devon in 2021, Plenty of landscaping changing developments are set to be completed across Devon, Just four areas in Devon are cluster-free, latest Covid data shows, Chagford, Princetown & Dartmoor remains the area with the most coronavirus cases in Devon, Royal Navy ship reason for rapid rise in Plymouth's Covid-19 cases, The city now has a seven-day case rate of 467 after 259 cases were recorded in the past two days, Devon consultant warns of Covid ‘staffing crisis’ with up to 10% of NHS workers off sick, Dr David Strain warns there aren't enough staff to reopen Nightingale sites, Met Office says snow likely in parts of Devon and Cornwall, Snow has already fallen on Dartmoor today, Major roads blocked after Storm Bella hit Devon and Cornwall, The A38 in Cornwall, the A386 at Roborough and the A38 in Buckfastleigh are all blocked due to fallen trees, Woman, 31, charged with murder after body of man found in Wembury, Jodie Swannick, 31, of no fixed abode, will appear before Plymouth Magistrates this morning, Tiverton man dies in crash with lorry near Exeter, Driver in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident between an Audi and articulated vehicle on A3052, Horrific homophobic and racist attack in Devon broadcast on Houseparty, The merciless assault was filmed on a phone and broadcast on a social media app by one of the attackers, Storm Bella: Met Office issues heavy rain warning with 'red' flood alerts in place, Overlapping with the Amber wind warning, the yellow rain warning comes into effect just four hours earlier, at 6pm on Boxing Day, A road has shut in both directions due to the flooding, Devon murder suspect Jodie Swannick to be held in custody until next year, Jodie Swannick appeared before a Judge at Exeter Crown Court charged with the murder of Stephen Fogg, aged 60, Boxing Day stabbings in Exeter: Everything we know so far, A 50-year-old man remains in custody after three people were injured in the incident, Made in Chelsea star from Tier 4 London 'pictured in Topsham', Louise Thompson, TV star and actress, has been accused of travelling out of London to spend Christmas in Topsham, Exeter City aim to end 2020 on a high by taking three points from Newport County trip, "We know it will be tough, but we will go to Newport and try and do a job and get the three points. Devon’s public health director has urged caution for families who are planning to meet up over the Christmas holiday period. The man was riding a blue 650cc Suzuki motorcycle on the A390 from Tavistock to Gunnislake when it was in collision with a green BMW at 2015 at Gulworthy Cross. England. BBC Radio Devon, Plymouth. Technology. He said: “With more of the country now assigned to the highest level, Tier 3 restrictions, there is even more of a case now for people to think hard about their plans for Christmas. RELATED BBC SITES. World. Gareth Topping told BBC News he had pulled one of the motorbikes out of a container. BBC NEWS CHANNEL: News services Your news when you want it News Front Page. It is one of seven Nightingale Hospitals built in … It was only a few inches high and looked very delicate but, ensconced in a junk shop, it had survived the German bombs which had wiped out much of the surrounding streets in Exeter. 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