As the cladding on three tower blocks in Devonport is removedafter receiving the worst rating under new fire safety guidelines, ITV West Country's Richard Lawrence looks back at why it was put up and how it marked a transformation in the area, which had suffered years of decline.
Cladding panels on three Plymouth tower blocks to be removed "as soon as possible" after tests show they have the worst fire safety rating.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people are expected to welcome HMS Portland home to Devonport when it docks this morning.Read the full story ›
Police are searching for a 25 year old man from Devonport for failing to keep to his licence conditions following his release from prison.
Tommy McTighe was charged for robbery and wounding in 2011. Police are asking for help in locating him.
- McTighe is described as white
- 5ft 7ins tall
- Medium build
- Short light brown hair and a local accent
A museum that is a submarine has re-opened after a facelift. HMS Courageous in Devonport Naval Base tells the story of naval nuclear powerRead the full story ›
The wall box phone from Devonport Police station has been stolen.
The crime was publicised by local PC, Dan Box, on Twitter - who urged those who knew anything to contact police.
This is not a wind up! The Devonport police station wall phone has gone missing. Any sightings give us a call....just not at Devonport!
The phone is on the side of the station and allows passerby's to contact staff quickly.
The station in Fore Street is home to officers from all the main strands of policing, including emergency response officers, the local neighbourhood team and the crime investigation department.
Devonport-based HMS Monmouth has made a return visit to her "home town" for the first time in three years.
The ship was given the Freedom of the town of Monmouth in 2004 and on Sunday (21 March) the crew exercised this right by parading through the town in the traditional style, bayonets fixed, drums beating and colours flying. They were cheered by hundreds of residents.
The ship leaves Cardiff on Thursday (24 March) to return to her base port of Plymouth for routine maintenance ahead of intensive operational training in the summer.
If you live in Devonport and think you hear gunshots this afternoon and tomorrow morning, you might be right.Read the full story ›
A gallery of images from The Duke of Edinburgh's visit to Devonport Naval Base in his role as Captain General of the Royal MarinesRead the full story ›
The Duke of Edinburgh is due to meet with Royal Marines at Devonport today.
He'll be presenting long service and good conduct awards, as well as meeting injured servicemen and women. Prince Philip will then officially open the new Mercury building at the naval base.
As part of his visit, the Duke will view amphibious craft equipment, including landing craft and raiding craft.