Belgian star Wout Van Aert to make Tour of Britain debut in 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympic medallist and six-time Tour de France stage winner Wout Van Aert will make his Tour of Britain debut next month. The Belgian star is the second rider confirmed for this year’s Tour, which starts in Penzance, Cornwall, on Sunday 5 September and will race into Devon the following day (Monday 6 September). Van Aert will lead the Dutch Jumbo-Visma team at the UK’s biggest cycle...

Police appeal after fatal accident

Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses to fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the north bound lane of Outland Road in the early hours of Saturday 12th March 2016.

At approximately 03.10 hrs , emergency services responded to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a car in the vicinity of the footbridge over Outland Road near Devonport High School for Girls....

Tribute paid to dead cyclist

Tributes have been paid to a Plympton man who died in a horrific crash on the A38 last week.

The accident happened at 10.53am, Friday 5th September, near Smithaleigh, approximately one mile from Lee Mill.

Involved in the collision was a lorry and a pedal cyclist.

The cyclist was treated at the scene before being conveyed by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital with...

Police name cyclist killed in A30 collision

Police have confirmed the name of the cyclist killed in a collision on the A30 near Lifton in Devon as Thomas Brady, 41.

Mr Brady was local and from Lifton.

The fatal incident occurred on Wednesday 14 August on the old A30 at Sprytown Cross near Lifton when a Citroen Saxo and a Giant Revel bicycle were involved in the collision.

Mr Brady was pronounced deceased at the...

Cyclist injured in collision with van

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a van in Plymouth this morning (Tuesday 20 August).

The incident happened around 8.40am on Cot Hill, Plympton St Mary, outside National Tyres.

The cyclist is believed to have head and back injuries and has been taken to hospital by ambulance.

The 35-year-old man driving the red Leyland Daf...

Cyclist killed in road collision near Lifton

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the old A30 near Lifton in Devon.

The incident occurred at around 4.11pm on Wednesday 14 August on the old A30 at Sprytown Cross near Lifton.

A Citroen Saxo and a Giant Revel bicycle were involved in the collision.

The pedal cyclist was emerging from the Give Way line on the northern arm of...

Elderly cyclist critical in Derriford Hospital after serious collision in Torquay

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in Torquay which left a cyclist with serious injuries.

Officers were called to Torbay Road at 1.30pm on Friday 28 June after a collision between a Mini car and a pedal cycle.

The cyclist, a 71-year-old man from Torquay, suffered head injuries and was taken to Derriford Hospital where he remains in a critical but...

Extra investment needed for the South West's main line

A national rail investment programme claiming to be the largest since the Victorian age has no funding allocated for the South West's mainline.

Just days after the flood waters have receded from the tracks following a catastrophic failure of the network, Network Rail unveiled their £37.5 billion investment…for everywhere else.

Of the five billion to be invested in the western...