Heavy rain expected - road users are being asked to travel with care this weekend

Road users are being asked to travel with care this weekend as rain is forecast and flooding likely in several areas.

A Yellow Weather Warning is in place with heavy rain expected intermittently from mid-morning Friday 18 February to midday Sunday 20 February.

Over the three days many areas will see between 10-20mm of rainfall, with as much as 150mm falling over the three...

Please stay where you are – the plea from tourism, councils and the police

Local government, tourism organisations including the National Parks and the police are working together to reinforce the message to stay at home and avoid tourist hot spots this coming weekend.

With sunny weather expected across most of the UK and temperatures climbing, the request is to think twice before going out, with tourist destinations out of bounds for the time being, and to...

Rangers and police ask people to love Dartmoor and stay at home this weekend

Groups of people visiting Dartmoor for barbecues and people driving over 15 miles to walk their dog– these are just a couple examples of the issues Dartmoor National Park Rangers are with dealing with during the Covid-19 emergency.

As the weekend draws near, Dartmoor National Park and the police are once again asking people to continue to stay home to limit the spread of covid-19 and...

Stay at home and save lives this weekend

With warm weather expected over the weekend and temperatures in some areas set to hit highs of 20C, councils are urging people to continue following the Government’s guidelines on social distancing.

Unless essential travel is required, households should continue to follow the Government’s advice and guidance to remain at home and help to minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus....

Advice to take extra care when travelling this weekend

Road users are being urged to take extra care when travelling on Devon’s roads this weekend.

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of strong winds for this Sunday (9 February) with Storm Ciara set to hit the UK.

Wind gusts may reach up to 80mph in coastal areas and 70mph inland which could leave debris on the roads. Coastal routes could be impacted and high sided...

Summer Funday at Royal William Yard

There’s something for everyone at Plymouth’s spectacular Royal William Yard this Saturday and Sunday (15 & 16 July) with a weekend packed full of exciting happenings…

The weekend begins with the famous Drake Island swim on Saturday organised by the Chesnut Appeal. This is a great swim for those new to Open Water Swimming and to anyone signed up for their first Breakwater swim in...

Radio 1's Big Weekend in Exeter sells out in an hour

Fifty thousand tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Exeter were released at 8am today during The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw - with more free tickets than ever available to local people living in Exeter and Teignbridge.

Twenty five thousand eagerly-anticipated tickets were available for each day of the two-day event which takes place at Powderham Castle on Saturday 28 and...

Sunshine to return in time for Bank Holiday

There are early signs much of the UK will see an improvement in weather over the bank holiday weekend and this will last through much of next week, according to the Met Office.

Whilst rain and showers are likely across much of the country on Saturday and at first on Sunday, there are signs of an improvement from the west as we go through Sunday and Monday.

The change in the...

Heavy rain and thunderstorms warning

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Devon.

Forecasters say heavy downpours and thunderstorms may affect eastern parts of the region this evening.

More persistent and at times heavy rain will develop across Devon overnight and at times during Sunday, clearing northwards during the early afternoon.

The public should be aware that flooding may result...

Pirates and Chips competition

The famous Pirate Weekend is returning to Plymouth on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May.

As part of the pirate festivities Harbourside Fish and Chips have announced a ‘Pirates and Chips’ competition. For all those who visit Pirate Weekend in fancy dress anyone who tweets a picture outside Harbourside Fish and Chips with the hashtag #Piratesandchips will be entered into a competition...