Tributes have been paid to a cyclist who was killed along a busy dual carriageway in Devon on Friday.
Chris Dennehy died on his daily commute to work when he collided with a lorry on the A38 near Lee Mill. The 58 year old's family say he will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. The lorry driver was arrested and has since been released on bail.
Police are continuing to question a lorry driver after a cyclist was killed along a busy dual carriageway in Devon.
The driver was arrested and taken into custody after the collision on the A38 near Plymouth on Friday.
The 58-year-old cyclist, who is local to the area, suffered serious injuries and was flown to Derriford Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Hospital accident and emergency units across the region are being put under extra strain following a surge in patient numbers.
Plymouth's Derriford Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter are both dealing with an extra 200 patients a week, while Torbay Hospital has seen an increase of 90 patients a week. John Andrews reports:
Plymouth's Derriford Hospital says it's seeing a huge increase in demand on its emergency services.
It's seeing an extra 30 people a day - more than two hundred a week.
Management aren't sure what's behind the increase but they're urging people to think carefully before heading to the hospital for treatment. It's also planning to recruit extra staff to cope with the pressure.
Seven of the casualties in the coach crash at Morval near Looe were taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth for treatment but the hospital played a far greater role in the incident. Our Health Correspondent Jacquie Bird reports from the hospital.
A Plymouth Argyle footballer is in hospital after falling ill during training.
Marvin Morgan who signed for the club from Shrewsbury last year, was taken to Derriford Hospital yesterday morning. The striker spent the night there and is now awaiting test results.
The 31-year-old thanked the club's physio for 'saving his life' on his Twitter account.
A new £3.5 million cancer treatment centre is being opened this evening at Plymouth's Derriford Hospital.Read the full story ›
Plymouth Hospitals are considered to be low risk according to a new report from the Care Quality Commission. The trust, which runs Derriford Hospital, was given the number 5 rating after a recent inspection. It's the second highest rating available.
One of the oldest radio DJs in the country has been broadcasting for 43 years on hospital radio in Plymouth. Connal Cather recently celebrated his 90th birthday, and still presents his show from Derriford Hospital every week. Ian Barber went to see him in action.
700 saplings in Plymouth have been destroyed by vandals. The trees, which were planted in the spring, include oak, ash and cherry. The saplings were destroyed over a series of months at the site in Bircham Valley, near Derriford Hospital. Only a few young trees now remain.