Exeter's Christmas Lights will be turned on in the city tonight. Local athlete Jo Pavey will do the honours at 6:30pm in Princesshay.
40 year-old Pavey, from Honiton, became the oldest European female champion in history when she won the 10,000m final this year.
Plans for a £70 million extension to Exeter's Princesshay Shopping Centre are being unveiled today.
The scheme hopes to regenerate the bus station and build a new cinema and leisure complex. An outline planning application will be submitted before the end of the year.
The UK's first Research Centre of Excellence into low grade brain tumours is launched at Plymouth University today.
Its focus will be on taking research out of the laboratory and intro drug testing and clinical trials. It's been part financed by the charity Brain Tumour Research.
Devon & Cornwall Police's non-emergency phone service has been described as 'unacceptable' by the Police & Crime Commissioner.
According to a report from Tony Hogg, one in five callers are having to wait twenty minutes to be dealt with. He also described the technology used by the force as 'not fit for purpose'. The police say they're having to make some difficult choices.
Nurse Flowa Houldsworth from Barnstaple has spent the last few months treating victims of the ebola epidemic in West Africa, which has claimed more than 5000 lives. Richard Lawrence has heard her harrowing account of risking her own life to help people struck down with the disease.
A murder investigation has been launched in North Devon following the discovery of the body of a 59 year old woman.
Devon & Cornwall police were called to a house in Sunflower Road in Barnstaple at 2.20pm. The death was initially treated as unexplained, but following enquires a 38 year old local man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
The dead woman, who was found inside the property, is thought to be local.
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the National Lottery, which sees around eight jackpot winners in the West Country every year.
But for Plymouth's Mike Antonucci, his £2.8 million win back in 1995 did not set him up for life. Instead he spent it all on fast cars, yachts and luxury holidays.
"Well it probably lasted 14 years, yeah 14, 15 years. I mean do you want to take the money with you, do you want to be the richest man in the graveyard? I don't know, you know."
Devon author Michael Morpurgo is in the running for a major literary award.
The War Horse writer is among 20 competing for the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year prize.
His novel Listen to the Moon, which is also about the First World War, is on the children's shortlist.
The result will be announced on 27 January.
The West Devon MP Geoffrey Cox has defended his work as a barrister after criticism from a pressure group.
In 13 months he earned £450,000 on top of his Parliamentary salary.
However he said this covered VAT and staff costs, and that outside interests were vital to ensure we had independent-minded MPs.