With childhood obesity reaching 'epidemic' levels, a nursery in Taunton is trying to stay healthy. They've taken added sugar off the menu.Read the full story ›
A former minister and chair of M and S says he wants to campaign for lower tuition fees in his new role as Chancellor of Exeter UniversityRead the full story ›
Want to find out if you are a healthy weight? Use this NHS calculator.Read the full story ›
In the West Country young people are being targeted at a young age to try and prevent the problem of obesity in later life.Read the full story ›
A new report highlights colleges & universities across Devon, Cornwall and Wiltshire that pay female staff less than men for the same job.Read the full story ›
Young children are helping the elderly and vulnerable cope with loneliness in a ground-breaking initiative here in the South West.Read the full story ›
A group of parents in Exeter are angry that a school hasn't been built in a new residential area despite apparent promises from the Council.Read the full story ›
Council bosses have been accused of putting PR ahead of safety as the Authority proposes to cut funding for school crossing patrols.
The Conservative leaders of Devon County Council have put forward the plans to cut the money given for Lollipop ladies
The Lib Dem opposition say that the Tories are protecting council departments at the expense of front line services. The Authority says it needs to save money from its road safety budget.
We also spoke to Cllr Alan Connett, Leader of the Lib Dem group on Devon County Council.
We have been exploring alternative ways of funding school crossing patrols in the county in order to help the service continue. We are reviewing feedback from a public consultation, which will be reported back to Cabinet in due course.
The budget for this year will be set at a council meeting in Exeter on February 23.
The Olympic Legacy is all about making long term commitment to sport. One college is on the verge of seeing big changes thanks to funding.Read the full story ›
The headmaster of Truro High School for Girls has praised his students and staff after they were evacuated this morning due to bomb threats.Read the full story ›