Members of Cornwall Council have voted clearly to oppose all schools in the country becoming academies.Read the full story ›
Devon County Council is taking a stand over government plans to force every school into becoming an academy.Read the full story ›
Foxes Hotel and Academy is believed to be the only one if its kind in the country to train young people with learning disabilitiesRead the full story ›
Totnes MP Dr Sarah Wollaston has long campaigned for the introduction of a sugar tax. It could mean the Government puts seven or eight pence on the price of a can of cola and uses the money for sporting activities or breakfast clubs or perhaps getting supermarkets to reduce the price of healthy options.
In an interview with ITV News, the former GP points out that you can consume your entire recommended daily allowance of sugar with just one can of fizzy pop.
Could a rise of 7 or 8p per fizzy drink help combat the rise in obesity among children and adults?Read the full story ›
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 ›