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Woman dies following M5 collision

A woman has died following a serious collision on the M5 on Monday 14 January. Emergency services were called at 5.50am on 14 January to reports of a collision, on the M5 near junction 29 southbound, between a car and a lorry. 22-year-old Kayleigh Gill, from Tavistock, was taken to […]

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Suspended sentences for people found guilty of football violence at Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Thirteen men have been found guilty at Exeter Crown Court of football-related violence, following a large disorder within Exeter last year. At approximately 9 pm on Good Friday, 14th April 2017, police responded to a report of a large disorder at the King Billy public […]

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Serious collision Exeter leaves motorcyclist with serious injuries

At 10:26 today (Sunday 14th October) Police were notified of a two vehicle road traffic collision on Rifford Road, Exeter. The collision involved a car and a motorcycle. A 21-year-old local man was riding the motorcycle and a 30-year-old man was driving the car. The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and […]

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Improving pedestrian links from Exeter St David’s

From Devon Council: Good news! Exeter College, working in partnership with Devon County Council, has been awarded £60,000 by train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) to create a much-improved pedestrian gateway to Exeter from St Davids station. Under the plans, the route along St Clements Lane, one of the most […]

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Exeter Uni theologians in celeb match for Sport Relief

A group of six first-year theology students from the University of Exeter are set to play against eight celebrities, led by Robbie Savage to raise money for Sport Relief. The public can watch the team play Friday 23 March from 7.30pm on BBC 1, or listen on BBC 5 Live. After joining […]

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Exeter to train more medical students

The Government has granted permission for the University of Exeter Medical School to train an additional 88 Medicine students each year, in a major boost to the South West. The additional numbers will mean more trainee doctors working in the region, and will bolster opportunities for West Country students to […]

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Exeter Chiefs celebrate spring community day, Exeter

The University of Exeter is hosting a fun-filled family event on Saturday 17 March and will be joined by Rugby Premiership Champions, Exeter Chiefs, to help celebrate on the day. The Spring Community Day is the University’s second event of its kind which will see the Streatham Campus open to the public […]

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Scott Mann welcomes trial rail service

There were many naysayers who felt that rail services would never return to our area, and I agree that Okehampton is some distance away, but with a shuttle bus from Bude, anything could be possible to improve transport links in future. Meanwhile, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, […]

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Plans to trial commuter rail service Okehampton to Exeter

By Mike Moore: RAIL campaigners in Okehampton are rejoicing after the Secretary of State for Transport revealed there are plans to trial a commuter rail service from Okehampton to Exeter. Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport, said: ‘We are working with Great Western Railway to put in place […]

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Large Scale Fight Exeter

Police are appealing for witnesses following a large-scale fight in Exeter. Police were called at around 2am on Saturday the 31st of December 2016, with reports of a fight outside Natwest Bank in the High Street, Exeter. A number of people were taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital […]

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Exeter Cathedral Carols

Attended lunchtime carols at Exeter Cathedral. It was so packed, I ended up in the nave! Wonderful event, though, with singing, poetry and a collection for the homeless. Sad demolition site outside.

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Body Found – Exeter

Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a body in Exeter. Police attended a property in Okehampton Road at around 2pm yesterday afternoon (21st November) and discovered the body of an unidentified man. Enquiries are currently underway and a scene guard remains at the property. The death is […]

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Police Appeal to Public Re. Exeter Fire

Devon and Cornwall Police has asked the public to appreciate the scale and severity of the fire which has affected buildings on Exeter’s Cathedral Green – and to carefully consider their travel plans by car or public transport to Exeter’s city centre. This comes from their website: There will also […]

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The Exeter Fire – Royal Clarence Hotel

Sadly, following yesterday’s blaze, the situation deteriorated.  Yesterday evening, 27 pumping appliances, 4 aerial ladder platforms, and other supporting appliances were still in attendance at the incident in Exeter. Relief crews were being called in from across the fire service area. By 23.30 hrs, a further 12 fire engines were […]

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