Your NHS is here for you: Getting help in an emergency

NHS hospital teams across Devon are reassuring local people that emergency services are there for them if they are unwell and need help.

Doctors are concerned that some people who should be getting medical help for non-COVID-19 illnesses are staying away from hospital and not seeking help due to fears they might catch the virus.

Attendances have fallen by more than a third...

Appeal for witnesses after eight-year-old boy's leg fractured in hit and run

Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for information after a white van collided with an eight-year-old boy in Moretonhampstead and then failed to stop.

The incident took place at around 4.10pm on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 on a narrow country lane between the village of North Bovey and Moretonhamstead.

The van collided with the boy as it passed him and his two siblings in...

Motorists urged to drive safely through roadworks to cut death and injury toll

The Highways Agency is urging drivers to take extra care and obey speed limits at roadworks in Devon and Cornwall, to prevent deaths and injuries among both road users and road workers.

In the last three years, eight road workers have been killed while improving and maintaining the strategic road network in England. In addition there are many near misses, with members of the public...