National charity and leader in lifesaving and lifeguarding training across the UK and Ireland, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), is urging people to get summer ready by brushing up on their water safety skills and knowledge.
With over 400 people dying each year in the UK and Ireland from accidental drowning, it’s clear that it’s a topic that needs more attention.
Nearly 7,000 child abuse image crimes were recorded by police forces in the South West over the last five years, new NSPCC research reveals.
Results from Freedom of Information requests to UK police forces show the number of offences relating to possessing, taking, making, and distributing child abuse material in the South West peaked at 6,852 last year (2020/21) – up 584% from 2016/...
Street marshals will help make Exmouth a safer place this summer thanks to funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.
The office is supporting East Devon District Council with marshalling aimed specifically at preventing antisocial behaviour (ASB) by young people, a theme which ties in directly with Devon and Cornwall Police’s Operation Marnow summer policing...
A new cycle camera trial is being carried out by Devon County Council to help improve safety for cyclists.
The County Council has enlisted the help of Ride On, the bike recycling charity in Exeter, as well the Exeter Cycle Campaign, Met Office, RD&E Hospital and Exeter Science Park to try out the helmet-mounted video cameras to capture footage of dangerous driving.
Leading and award-winning loss assessor, Aspray, is warning southwest homeowners – a relatively large proportion of whom heat their homes with oil  – to take extreme caution to avoid oil leaks and spillages during autumn and winter and to get the right insurance in place.
With many rural homes being off the gas grid, the use of oil as a heat source is commonplace in many villages...