Christmas has come early for an Exeter woman who has won £3,062,272 on Lotto. The South West's newest millionaire did not match all 6 numbers, but got 5 and the bonus ball, and scooped a share of the £15 million jackpot after a quadruple rollover.
Christmas has come early for an Exeter woman who has won £3,062,272 on Lotto.
The South West's newest millionaire did not match all 6 numbers, but got 5 and the bonus ball, and scooped a share of the £15 million jackpot after a quadruple rollover.
She will be opening up about her winter windfall later today - stay with us for updates on this lovely story.
Devon and Cornwall Police's budget will be cut by £9m next year, following last week’s Home Office announcement on police funding.
Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg says the cuts will impact policing in Devon and Cornwall, and that the public may have to choose between paying more or getting less.
Plymouth University's Medical School is the best in the country for the quality of its research.
The latest league tables say it is doing better than both Oxford and Cambridge.
80% of its research was also rated as 'world leading' or international quality.
The Highways Agency says it is confident drivers won't be delayed by ongoing roadworks over the Christmas period.
Some work will continue on the A38. There are three projects currently underway on the dual carriageway.
Ten years after the Boxing Day Tsunami claimed the life of Piers Simon from Somerset, his family are sharing their memories in a new ITV documentary.
Luke Simon was with his brother in Thailand when the wave washed in. He survived, but Piers was killed.
Tsunami: Survivors' Stories in on ITV at 9pm tonight.
The South West will spend the least on Christmas of anywhere in the UK, according to new research. But the average person will still splash out £451 this year.
Amidst all this consumerism, though, the Church is reminding people not to forget why they're celebrating. Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway reports.
Pupils at a school in Somerset are benefiting from the results of a million pound building project at their school.
The investment at North Petherton Primary has enabled three new classrooms to be built to accommodate the rise in the number of pupils in the area. And a makeover of the outside space means there's more room for the children to play outside.
Head Teacher Gary Hobbs says the transformation has brought the school together.
All sailings have been cancelled on the St Mawes Passenger Ferry in Cornwall.
The service between St Mawes and Falmouth will not run today because of strong winds and poor sea conditions.