The man who inspired the Hollywood film 'We Bought A Zoo' is turning to crowd-funding to save Dartmoor Zoo.
Benjamin Mee bought the tourist attraction following the death of his wife Katherine in 2006.
His memoir about how he transformed the fortunes of the dilapidated zoo was later turned into a movie. Now he plans to turn the zoo into a charity - with help from the public.
He has set up a crowdfunding page to help him raise the £1.6million needed. You can find out more here.
A public consultation will start today into a multi million pounds restoration of Fort Bovisand.
The building played a vital role in protecting Plymouth in both World Wars, before becoming a diving school in the 1970s.
Initial plans include a learning hub, activity centre and exhibition space.
Plymouth's Barbican Pannier Market is shutting up shop. The landmark building, which is known for selling everything from vintage jewellery to magic tricks, has been sold to a new owner.
Last week its shopkeepers were given just fourteen days' notice that they had to leave. Our reporter Claire Manning went to meet some of them.
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A shop in Exeter selling legal highs has closed after the owners decided not to fight an order by police.
The Wicked Head shop was shut on Monday after complaints about the anti-social behaviour of some customers. Police say the store has now ceased trading.
There is legislation, let's make this clear, that is not about closing the legal high stores themselves. It is about addressing anti-social behaviour caused by them.
There are a number of other stores in the city who do sell legal highs. At this time, this is the only store we have applied this legislation to because it is where the complaints have emanated from.
A shop in Exeter which sold so-called 'legal highs' is to close for six months.
The Wicked Head Shop in South Street was served notice to close earlier in the week under Anti-social Behaviour, Crime & Policing legislation.
It followed a sustained period of anti-social behaviour from people using the shop.
It's thought to be the first time this legislation has been used against a legal high shop in the country.
A shop which sells so-called 'legal highs' is to close after the owners decided not to oppose an application against it.
The Wicked Head Shop in South Street was shut this week after allegedly attracting anti-social behaviour on Monday.
Exeter Magistrates had been due to hear an application for the shop to be closed for up to six months but the business has decided to cease trading.
Traders at one of Plymouth's most unique shopping areas have been told they have until the end of the month to pack up and leave.
Barbican's Pannier Market has been sold and it's thought the new owner wants to develop the Grade Two listed building into apartments, new shops and a gallery.
A shop which sells so-called 'legal highs' is facing an application to be closed down today.
The Wicked Head Shop in South Street, Exeter, was shut after allegedly attracting anti-social behaviour on Monday. Today Exeter Magistrates will hear an application for the shop to be closed for up to six months.
The Prime Minister has promised to meet business leaders in our region to discuss upgrading road and rail links to the South West.
Gary Streeter, MP for South West Devon, raised the issue during Prime Minister's Questions.
The PM agreed to such a meeting, and on the need to upgrade our transport links.
This follows yesterday's announcement by Danny Alexander that improvements to the A303 were now a "high priority".
See the exchange here: