Elderly Plymouth couple cut off from family as car park is made…

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September 16, 2014
Elderly Plymouth couple cut off from family as car park is made…

A couple have had to lose out on visits from their family because there is no longer anywhere to park in their street.Gordon and Ethel Jones, aged 85 and 87, have lived on Frederick Street in Stonehouse since 1954 and claim that their relatives can no ...
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Chris Webb – I never feel like an idiot supporting Plymouth…

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September 16, 2014
Chris Webb – I never feel like an idiot supporting Plymouth…

ON SATURDAY, I travelled back from Morecambe, after a defeat for the Pilgrims, with 50 of the loyalist football supporters in the land. A 16-hour round trip to see 90 minutes of action.At the front of the coach were the more seasoned and mature Argyle ...
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Mayor Oliver’s latest budget cuts proposals announced

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September 16, 2014

TORBAY Mayor Gordon Oliver has unveiled the changes he is proposing to make to his planned £3.8million budget savings — some of which have caused an uproar in the Bay. This follows public consultation during the summer, a public meeting at ...
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One-year-old Michaela to have skull removed, reshaped and put…

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September 16, 2014
One-year-old Michaela to have skull removed, reshaped and put…

JUST four days after her first birthday little Michaela will be cut from ear to ear as doctors battle a rare condition to fix her skull. Ten-month-old Michaela Chalkley, from Stoke, will undergo major surgery because the right side of her skull has st...
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Ben Howard on his ‘grand’ new album

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September 16, 2014

Devon-born double Brit-winner Ben Howard returns with his second album and applauds Kate Bush's plead for fans not to film gigs.
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Now it’s the Launa Windows Stadium after Torquay United…

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September 15, 2014

TORQUAY United's Plainmoor ground could be renamed the Launa Windows Stadium after a major sponsorship deal was unveiled by the club. The club told its social media followers that it has 'scored a major new signing by agreeing a new stadium sponsorship...
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School closure ‘causing suffering’

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September 15, 2014

Parents say their disabled children are suffering because of the continued closure of a specialist school in Devon.
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Family day out turned to horror as rip current pulled Plymouth…

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September 15, 2014
Family day out turned to horror as rip current pulled Plymouth…

A MUM of two recounted the horrifying moment she thought she was going to die as she held on to her daughter's friend "for dear life" to keep her head above water while waves crashed down and a rip current pulled them under. Rachel Miller had been enj...
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The Herald says: Mayflower bash marks countdown to a momentous…

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September 15, 2014
The Herald says: Mayflower bash marks countdown to a momentous…

ON THIS day in 1620, the Mayflower ship set out on its final journey from Plymouth, carrying the Pilgrims to a fresh start in the New World. With every year that passes, we move closer to the momentous 400th anniversary of that historic voyage. The yea...
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The Herald says: Mayflower bash marks countdown to a momentous…

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September 15, 2014
The Herald says: Mayflower bash marks countdown to a momentous…

ON THIS day in 1620, the Mayflower ship set out on its final journey from Plymouth, carrying the Pilgrims to a fresh start in the New World. With every year that passes, we move closer to the momentous 400th anniversary of that historic voyage. The yea...
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Candlelit concert will light up Plymouth Hoe to launch Mayflower…

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September 15, 2014
Candlelit concert will light up Plymouth Hoe to launch Mayflower…

A SINGLE candle will be lit on the spot where the Pilgrim Fathers left Plymouth in 1620, kicking off the official countdown to the 400th anniversary of a historic voyage. On November 20 a poignant ceremony will take place at the Mayflower Steps, before...
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Ex-partner of tragic mother who jumped to her death at Dartmoor…

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September 15, 2014
Ex-partner of tragic mother who jumped to her death at Dartmoor…

THE ex-partner of Kat Hooper has criticised social services over its treatment of her before she jumped to her death on Dartmoor. Ms Hooper killed herself and her son by jumping from Haytor Rocks in July last year. She carried five-year-old Joshua Pat...
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ONGOING: Police are searching for a missing man in Roundswell,…

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September 15, 2014

POLICE are currently conducting a search for a missing man in the Roundswell area of Barnstaple.They say they are concerned for his safety but there is no danger to the public.A member of staff at the North Devon Journal reported three police cars and ...
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Another successful year for Colyton Carnival

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September 15, 2014

Organisers say event went ‘very well’


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Mother of four from Devon who has battled cancer for nine years…

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September 15, 2014
Mother of four from Devon who has battled cancer for nine years…

A mum of four whose husband died of cancer in the summer has been battling the disease herself for the last nine years. But now Claire Dundas, of Kingsteignton, said she is ready to stand up to cancer. She is still coming to terms with the premature d...
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Mother of four from Devon who has battled cancer for nine years…

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September 15, 2014
Mother of four from Devon who has battled cancer for nine years…

A mum of four whose husband died of cancer in the summer has been battling the disease herself for the last nine years. But now Claire Dundas, of Kingsteignton, said she is ready to stand up to cancer. She is still coming to terms with the premature d...
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Police probe after victim was attacked with baseball bat on…

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September 15, 2014
Police probe after victim was attacked with baseball bat on…

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Dawlish at the weekend. Just after midnight on Saturday, September 13 two men were seen walking through the centre of Dawlish armed with weapons. Police are investigating clai...
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Plymouth students fear for job prospects amid university row

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September 15, 2014
Plymouth students fear for job prospects amid university row

STUDENTS at Plymouth University have called for an end to the ongoing boardroom crisis amid fears that it could damage their future career prospects. As the investigation into the conduct of senior executives and governing body members nears its conclu...
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Mother ‘unlawfully killed’ her five year-old son when she leapt…

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September 15, 2014
Mother ‘unlawfully killed’ her five year-old son when she leapt…

A mum unlawfully killed her five-year-old son when she jumped with him off Haytor on Dartmoor, an inquest has ruled. Katherine Hooper, 25, took her own life and that of her son Joshua when she leapt from the rocks on July 12 last year. Katherine's ot...
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Paignton dad says the death of his two sons ‘should have been…

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September 15, 2014

THE ex-partner of Kat Hooper has criticised social services over its treatment of her before she jumped to her death on Dartmoor.Ms Hooper killed herself and her son by jumping from Haytor Rocks in July last year. She carried five-year-old Joshua Patt...
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Man punched to the ground and kicked in face outside Barnstaple…

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September 15, 2014
Man punched to the ground and kicked in face outside Barnstaple…

A MAN was punched to the ground and kicked in the face several times outside a Barnstaple pub on Friday night.Police said two men who were known to each other got involved in a verbal altercation outside the Ebberley Arms on Bear Street.One of the men,...
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