Posts for Exeter

Arrest after man is raped in Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have arrested a man in connection to a rape that took place last weekend in Exeter. An investigation was launched after it was reported that a man in his 30s was raped in Rougemont Gardens area of Exeter, at around 3am on Saturday 23 […]

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Investigation launched into a rape, Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have arrested a man in connection to a rape that took place last weekend in Exeter. An investigation was launched after it was reported that a woman aged in her 20s was raped in Russell Street in the Newtown area of Exeter, in the […]

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Why is Exeter’s Covid case rate among the highest in the country

It seems the case rate in Exeter for Covid-19 is second highest in the country. Devon’s Director of Public Health, Steve Brown, explains why: “Exeter has experienced around 780 positive cases of coronavirus in the latest available week. Cases are across people of all ages, but predominantly among younger working […]

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Covid testing and vaccinations available at Devon County Show

From Devon Council:   It’s the Devon County Show this week, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.                                                                          […]

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Digby the doggy volunteer

Digby is a three year old Labradoodle who volunteers for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service supporting the delivery of critical incident defusing. This is a process where firefighters and control room operators are able to discuss their experience after dealing with challenging and difficult incidents where members of […]

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Missing person, Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Emma Stainton from Exeter. The 56-year-old was last spoken to at approximately 9pm on Friday 25 June. She is described as a white female, 5 feet 6 inches tall, of large build, with grey/brown receding hair. […]

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New flexi rail tickets available

From GWR: A new Flexi Season ticket is available to buy from today and can be used from Monday 28 June.       This new product will offer SWR customers more flexibility – enabling people to travel on any eight days in a 28-day period – and could lead to significant […]

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Okehampton Parkway Station update

More than £40 million of funding was announced in March’s Budget to reinstate passenger services on the Okehampton to Exeter rail line, much to the delight of campaigners who have proactively worked towards the re-opening of the line. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak confirmed Government backing for regular services […]

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Women ‘risk’ grey hair to feel authentic

From University of Exeter: Lots of women are choosing to go grey naturally, or to go grey with a bit of help. Others continue to dye theirs. How do women decide which way to go (it doesn’t seem to be so much of an issue for men)? It has been […]

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Man jailed for life for woman’s murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A man who murdered 32-year-old Lorraine Cox in Exeter then dismembered and dumped her body has been jailed for life. Azam Mangori’s actions were branded as ‘gruesome’ and ‘cowardice’ by a judge as he was (on Wednesday 7 April] sentenced to serve a minimum of […]

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