West Devon

New homes in the East Devon town of Cranbrook

Devon is building a third more houses than it has to according to government figures, says countryside charity

Devon’s Local Planning Authorities - with the exception of Torbay - have over-delivered on housing for the last five years, according to the government’s own figures.

Devon CPRE’s analysis of the 2020 Housing Delivery Test shows the county as a whole has delivered 30% more new homes than it was required to over a five-year period, in effect building 6,332 more houses than it had to....

Money laundering arrests in West Devon

Police have arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of money laundering after a warrant was executed in West Devon.

The operation took place on Tuesday 10 September 2013, and involved officers from the Serious Organised Crime Branch, the Force Support Group and uniformed officers from Okehampton.

The warrant was executed at a combined private and business premises in the North...

25 offences detected in police operation on A30 to tackle ‘fatal four’

25 offences were detected in a four hour window on the A30, as specialist officers from the local police force support group carried out an operation around Okehampton today (Tuesday 20 August).

The operation aimed to reduce road traffic collisions and provide visible reassurance to road users, as well as using intelligence to target travelling criminals and reduce and detect serious...