Proposals for the future of community health services in Mid Devon

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

PEOPLE from Mid Devon are being invited to hear proposals for the future of community health services at a series of public meetings and drop-in sessions across the county.

Devon life saver kicks off new St John Ambulance campaign

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LIFE saver from Devon is calling on football fans to learn first aid and support St John Ambulance’s new Celebrate Like a Hero campaign.

Devon libraries help local communities create a War Memorial for the digital age

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12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

DEVON County Council has been involved in the national launch of the Digital War Memorial.

Cullompton life-saver backs St John Ambulance campaign

This is The West Country:

10:41am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A LIFE saver from Cullompton who resuscitated a friend after a heart attack is backing a campaign to get football fans to learn first aid.

Have your car washed by a firefighter this weekend

This is The West Country: FIRE TALK: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has assured county councillors that a move to Bridgend would have "no impact" on the use of Welsh.

10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS up and down the country are preparing to roll up their sleeves to take part in the National Car Wash this September, raising vital funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.

Police appeal after burglary at Plymouth home

This is The West Country:

12:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in Plymouth.

Huge support for Devon Stage of the Friends Life Tour of Britain

This is The West Country:

8:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

HUGE crowds and glorious sunshine came out across Devon on Thursday as the Friends Life Tour of Britain raced through the county.

Man injured in 'ferocious' baseball bat attack on his doorstep in Dawlish: UPDATE

This is The West Country:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A man was left injured after a 'ferocious' attack on his doorstep in Dawlish, while his partner and two young children were asleep inside.

A welcome boost of £970,000 for a shared ICT service

This is The West Country: Duffryn High School introducing technology to aid teaching. Associate Headteacher Jennifer Howlett at the computer to aid the teaching process. (6285747)

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A SHARED ICT service across three councils in Devon, expected to be up and running by November, has just received a £970,000 boost from the government.

Couple step in to rescue Cullompton care home

This is The West Country:

3:01pm Monday 15th September 2014

CLIVE Rowe, of Lloyds, congratulates new care home owners Marcus Lyward and Lorna Turner.

Help for Heroes conman facing jail

This is The West Country:

3:19pm Monday 15th September 2014

A conman is facing a prison sentence after admitting he pocketed £300,000 of donations meant for the Help for Heroes charity after sending teams out to gather donations in the SW.

Navy task group begins amphibious landings

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Hundreds of Royal Marines and sailors from the South West have arrived in the Mediterranean by a task force Royal Navy warships for a major amphibious exercise.

Fun with fungi with East Devon District Council

This is The West Country: Judas’s ear fungus

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Following the success of last year's event, there's two opportunities to join East Devon District Council's countryside team and local historian David Allen on a hunt for fungi.

Royal Navy warship and Star Spangled Spectacular

This is The West Country:

10:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE crew of a Plymouth warship have formed up and spelled out a special message for their American colleagues as they arrived into Baltimore.

Two men wanted over Plymouth sexual assault

This is The West Country:

9:22am Monday 15th September 2014

Two men are being sought by police after a distressed woman was found by security staff at the Sherwell Centre  on Saturday.

Dementia care campaign celebrates first birthday

This is The West Country:

8:00am Monday 15th September 2014

THE campaign to improve the lives of people with dementia, and their carers and families, in Crediton is celebrating its first anniversary this week.

Naval base apprentices help community

This is The West Country:

4:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

YOUNG apprentices at Plymouth Royal Naval Base have been helping with new-look community projects as part of their training.

Pest experts warn of bedbug threat

This is The West Country: Bed bugs

2:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Pest control experts are predicting a dramatic rise in the number of infestations after witnessing similar problems during the same period last year.

Archerer aims at Bullsey in Invictus Game

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

CORPORAL Louisa Walker is looking forward to competing in the Invictus Games representing her country at a sport she has only recently taken up.

Connor's a Tough Mudder

This is The West Country:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

HepcoMotion, sponsored one of its employees, Connor Gowen, in his entry to the Tough Mudder 2014 event in North West England on August 16 and 17.

Firefighters free rider trapped under quad bike on Dartmoor

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6:33pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS and ambulance crews freed a person trapped under a quad bike on Dartmoor this afternoon.

Fire drama at car repair shop in Clyst Hidon

This is The West Country:

5:25pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FIRE fighters from Cullompton, Ottery St Mary and Middlemoor were called out to a fire at an agricultural building at a farm in Clyst Hidon this morning. 

Firefighters called after girl, 14, gets stuck in Barnstaple bedroom

This is The West Country:

5:18pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl became trapped in a bedroom in Barnstaple this morning, and firefighters were called to free her.

Unattended cooking leads to fire at home in Tiverton

This is The West Country:

5:13pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO Tiverton fire crews were sent to deal with a fire at a home in the town today.

New Conservation Area in Tiverton

This is The West Country: Old Blundell's School in Tiverton, now owned by the National Trust.

4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Following public consultation in April and May 2014, the Blundell's Conservation Area was adopted by Full Council on September 3 and is the 51st in the District.

Train station festival back for another season

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TIVERTON Parkway train station will be transformed into a live music venue once again this year, as the Two Moors Festival's mini concerts series returns to the station's ticket office for another season.

Increase in police patrols following anti-social behaviour in Cullompton

This is The West Country:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

POLICE in Cullompton are stepping up their neighbourhood patrols following reports of anti-social behaviour at the Skate Park on Meadow Lane.

The Webb Ellis Cup visits Exeter today

This is The West Country: PRIZE: The Webb Ellis Cup sits in front of Tower Bridge during a photocall to launch the Rugby World Cup pool draw, which took place at the Tate Modern

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

RUGBY'S greatest prize, The Webb Ellis Cup, is being welcomed to Exeter this Saturday by the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cllr Percy Prowse.

NFU continue support for Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust

This is The West Country: Otley Show secretary Janet Raw with Evie Mitchell – on William D – and  an instructor at the Elisabeth Svendsen Trust For Children And Donkeys' Leeds Centre

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

AS part of NFU Mutual's ongoing commitment to the safety and wellbeing of horses, the rural insurer's office in Crediton will be opening its doors to anyone who is able to donate much-needed equipment to the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust.

Submit entries for Devon's green awards

This is The West Country: Reg Massey at Ashtons Green Community Allotments, earned two honours at the Making A Difference Awards

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

WITH entries for Devon's foremost green awards arriving daily, the call is out for even more businesses and educational initiatives to get their own submissions underway.

Crediton energy grant to benefit local economy

This is The West Country: Sustainable Crediton into its seventh year

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Town action group Sustainable Crediton has been allocated almost £20,000 by the Rural Community Energy Fund to develop a community-owned energy project in the town, which would see the money spent on gas electricity by people and businesses in Crediton stay in the town's economy.

Impact of alcohol on Plymouth nightlife to be focus of police initiative

This is The West Country:

12:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

Police are set to launch a new initiative to identify, understand and record the impact of alcohol in the evening and night life within Plymouth.

Over 40s targeted in sexual health campaign

This is The West Country: Sexual health charity Yorkshire MESMAC, is encouraging people to take advantage of a rapid HIV testing service

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

MEN and women in Mid Devon aged over 40 are the target of a sexual health campaign launched by an NHS clinic in Exeter.

Cullompton residents to decide on new town development

This is The West Country: ROADS around St Andrew’s Primary School in Cullompton were identified as some of the most dangerous in Mid Devon.

10:00am Friday 12th September 2014

CULLOMPTON residents have been given the opportunity help to choose the design and layout of a new development planned for the area to the north west of the town.

Crediton festival to tap into "vibrant" music scene

This is The West Country:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Crediton Community Music Picnic 2014 takes place on September 21 at the Bandstand in Newcombes Meadow, Crediton - and event organiser Ed Rennie says the festival is a great opportunity for people to hear a range of local music in a picturesque setting.

Trust targets over 40s during Sexual Health Week

This is The West Country: Sexual health charity Yorkshire MESMAC, is encouraging people to take advantage of a rapid HIV testing service

4:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

MEN and women aged over 40 are the target of a sexual health campaign launched by an NHS clinic in Exeter.

A Record breaking summer for children in Devon Libraries

This is The West Country: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

2:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THIS summer has been record breaking for libraries across Devon Over 12,000 children are taking part in the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge across the county – that’s an increase of over 20% on 2013.

Exeter Heritage Open Days 2014

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12:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

SOME of Exeter’s most fascinating buildings will open their doors to the public free of charge later this week for Heritage Open Days.

Lucky escape in garage forecourt car fire

This is The West Country:

10:05am Thursday 11th September 2014

A DRIVER had a lucky escape on Wednesday when the car he was driving caught fire at a garage forecourt in Cullompton.

Call for Volunteers at Popular East Devon Mill

This is The West Country:

10:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE owners of East Devon’s Otterton Mill are putting out a call for people interested in joining its team of volunteer millers, and learning the ancient skill of stonegrinding flour by harnessing the power of water.

The Webb Ellis Cup visits Exeter

This is The West Country: PRIZE: The Webb Ellis Cup sits in front of Tower Bridge during a photocall to launch the Rugby World Cup pool draw, which took place at the Tate Modern

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

RUGBY'S greatest prize, The Webb Ellis Cup, is being welcomed to Exeter this Saturday by the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cllr Percy Prowse.

Planning applications submitted for Seaton Jurassic hotspots

This is The West Country: ON THE TABLE: A round-up of the planning applications submitted to Carmarthenshire County Council recently.

4:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PLANNING applications have been submitted for two ‘hotspots’, sculptures and interpretation pillars, sited at key locations for people exploring the area beyond the new visitor centre, and as pause points and meeting points for those taking trails and activities based at Seaton Jurassic.

Conserving Indian Flora At RAMM

This is The West Country: Dorothy Rayner, studying BA (Hons) Furniture: Conservation, Restoration and Decorative Arts. Pic by Dave Marriott.

2:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A £20,000 conservation grant from the ACE PRISM Fund will allow Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) to feature its 19th-century East India Company botanical drawings in an exhibition in 2016.

Still time to bid for community cash

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

£15,000 already earmarked but more funds available

Last chance to secure your place in Exeter's Great West Run 2014

This is The West Country: RUNNNING: Exeter captain third in this morning's Great West Run

10:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RUNNERS looking to take part in Exeter’s Great West Run, sponsored by Tozers, have until midnight September 23 to secure their place in this years race.

‘Celebration of Devon’ evening brings local dignitaries, sporting heroes and businesses together to celebrate expansion of local insurance brokers

This is The West Country:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A RIBBON-cutting ceremony conducted by The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Percy Prowse, recently took place at Glen House, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, to officially open the Exeter branch of Jelf Insurance Brokers.

Tackling feelings of isolation among young and old

This is The West Country: CHARITY URGENTLY APPEALS FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP ‘DRIVE AWAY LONELINESS’  AMONG OLDER PEOPLE IN LEWISHAM AND GREENWICH

4:50pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Council host annual conference to improve people's lives

Make a clean sweep for fire safety

This is The West Country: False alarm for fire services

2:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WITH summer drawing to a close, Chimney Fire Safety Week takes place from 9 –15 September and this provides a timely reminder to make sure that your chimney is ready for the winter months ahead.

Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group holds Annual General Meeting

This is The West Country: Holdfast Credit Union AGM

12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE inaugural annual General Meeting (AGM) of the organisation responsible for commissioning, or buying, most healthcare services for Devon and Plymouth takes place on Wednesday, September 17 2014, from 2:30pm.

Life changing opportunities with Learn Devon

This is The West Country: Lost in a world of books at Halberton Primary School

10:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

As a new academic year approaches, it's not just youngsters who are preparing to go back to the classroom Adults are also being encouraged to learn new skills, take up a hobby or brush up on their maths or English.






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