Best Bar None choose RAPAID kits to keep Plymouth safer

Best Bar None, the safer socialising accreditation for the nighttime economy, is equipping 10 of its members in Plymouth with bleed kits from emergency bandages charity, RAPAID.

Best Bar None is an accreditation scheme supported by the Home Office, the drinks industry, and the hospitality sector, which aims to promote responsible management and operation of alcohol-licensed premises...

The Sculpture School… a DECADE in Devon

The Sculpture School – the UK’s only venue for realist sculpture training – is celebrating its 10thanniversary in Devon. To mark this milestone, it will be holding a major exhibition from 24th June to 7thJuly showcasing a DECADE of talent.

With its unique and innovative method of producing modern realist sculpture in simple steps, the school attracts students from all over the world...

Schools across the south west encouraged to join national film challenge

Calling all budding Spielbergs, aspiring Coppolas, visionary Spike Lees and passionate storytellers in and across the South West!

The Schools 48 Hour Film Challenge UK is back, calling on schools in the region to get involved and compete nationally.

Now in its fourth year and set to be held from Friday 10th May, the challenge brings together students aged 7-18 years to...

World's oldest ferret discovered in Devon ahead of National Ferret Day

A ferret from Devon is in the running to become the oldest of its kind as it gears up to mark its 15th birthday this summer.

Suki, who is a female silver ferret, is preparing for her major milestone in the grounds of Bovey Castle, where she has lived for the past six years greeting families with her furry friends Henry aged two, and Lilly and Grace, both aged three.


Funding boost for NHS work to tackle waiting lists for routine care in Devon and neighbouring counties

The NHS in Devon has received a funding boost from a national programme to support its work in tackling long waiting lists for eye and joint surgery caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health and care partners in the county are receiving £11.3million from the new national Accelerator Systems Programme (ASP) to spend on three initiatives aimed at further reducing waiting times for...

Bono hoping for luck of the Irish on St Patrick’s Day

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe is hoping that the luck of the Irish will help one of their homeless hounds find a forever home this St Patrick’s Day.

Eight-month-old Terrier puppy, Bono, was found wandering the streets as a stray before arriving at the Devon rehoming centre. But the staff are looking for an extra special home for him, as he comes as part of a double act after arriving with his...

Keep up with the latest interior design trends

David Wilson Homes has teamed up with one of its interior designers to show homeowners in Plymouth what the current top trends in interior design are this winter.

Interior Design Richard Ornelas from Claude Hooper has given his top trend tips for this season, to help you get the look for winter.

Now that winter has arrived, there are some fantastic new interior design trends...

NEWTON Margery Mavis

On 20th November 2015 passed away peacefully in Barnfield House aged 81 years of Exeter.

Dearly loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Funeral Mass Wednesday 2nd December Sacred Heart RC Church, South St, Exeter at 10am followed by burial at Crossways Burial Ground, Cheriton Bishop.

Flowers by 9am c/o M. Sillifant & Sons, Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway...

LLOYD Gerald Edward

On 22nd November 2015 passed away peacefully at Dennyshill Care Home aged 87 years of Alphington.

Beloved husband of Pat, devoted father of the late Alan, much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Funeral Service Monday 30th November Exeter Crematorium 2.45pm St. Peter's Chapel.

Family flowers only,...

Lending support to carers

This Carers Week (8-14 June) Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service as part of the Fire Kills campaign is reaching out to local carers and reminding them that help is available to keep them, and the people they care for safe from fire.

A recent survey showed that more than half of the people who had tested someone else’s smoke alarm had done so for an older family member. But...