Brixham Coastguard has confirmed its search for a trawler which went down off the coast of Brixham has been called off.
A major search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of Devon after a trawler sunk near Brixham
A local councillor who was elected by Conservative voters in South Devon, has resigned in anger at David Cameron's policies.
Thousands of properties around Brixham were left without electricity this afternoon after contractors cut through high-voltage cables.
9,500 homes and businesses lost supplies at around 3.30pm. Western Power Distribution said it restored electricity to all but 31 addresses by 5pm.
Generators are being brought in to provide emergency back-up.
A spokesman said they were still to find the exact location of the fault, but it's believed to be in the Laywell area.
No-one was hurt when the 11,000 volt cable was cut by contractors.
People in Brixham will get the chance to have their say on the future of the area tonight at a special meeting. The aim is to produce a plan that will encourage the town to develop, whilst retaining its unspoilt character.
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A missing woman from Brixham has been found safe and well in the Paignton area.
Sally Gould went missing from her home in Brixham early on Monday morning.
Police are concerned about the safety of a woman from Brixham who is missing. 25 year old Sally Gould has not been seen at about 8.45 am on Monday. She went missing from her home address and was last seen in King Street, possibly heading towards the town or coast path.
Sergeant Mark Ruston, Police Search Advisor with Devon and Cornwall Police said, "We are extremely concerned about Sally’s welfare. At this time we cannot ascertain if Sally has found somewhere warm to seek shelter or if she has come to some harm.
Brixham Coastguard have also been involved in the search. Anyone with information is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall police.
Police say the public may have been seen her wearing cream coloured pyjamas, or she may have changed into grey tracksuit bottoms, grey hooded top, plimsolls and will be carrying a grey duffle bag.
Tomorrow's official switch-on of the Christmas lights in Brixham has been cancelled owing to the weather. Organisers say a forecast of gale force winds means the accompanying fireworks display could not take place. Brixham Town Council is considering re-scheduling the event.
Tomorrow's Christmas lights switch-on in Brixham has been postponed because winds of 60 mph are forecast.
The switch-on and fireworks display will now be held on Sunday (25th November) from 4pm.
The Town Council says Christmas market will carry on tomorrow, whatever the weather. It will take place in the Scala Hall between 10am and 4pm
In Paignton, watch out for drainage works on Brixham Road. That's at the junction with Roselands Drive.
A 10-year-old boy from Brixham will receive an award today after rescuing two stranded sailors out at sea.
Stuart Crang rowed out in his eight-foot boat to tow the pair back to dry land in July. Their dinghy had got into trouble about half a mile off Fishcombe.
Stuart will be presented with a certificate of valour by Brixham Harbour Master Captain Paul Labistour.
Divers have recovered the body of a man from the wreck of a fishing trawler which sank last week.
The Sarah Jayne went down off Berry Head near Brixham. Two crew members were rescued but the skipper, Geoff Ingram, has been missing since it happened. His family have been informed.
The incident is being investigated by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch.