An eight-day march across Dartmoor has got underway in an effort to prevent ponies being bred for human consumption.
The organisers say they want to raise awareness of 'irresponsible breeding' programmes and have criticised conservation methods which encourage the slaughter of the animals.
Three pack ponies are taking part in the 164 mile walk from Dartmoor to Exmoor, carrying supplies for the trip:
A group of people who are deafblind have gathered on Exmoor for a very special activity holiday.Read the full story ›
Woodside Bridge on the East Lyn near Lynmouth has had to be closed following a recent inspection by Exmoor National Park Authority which has revealed it to be unsafe.
In the meantime, members of the public are advised to use the Tors Road footbridge as an alternative means of crossing the East Lyn.
Our main priority in the first instance was to stop people using the bridge and for safety reasons, we now plan to have it removed as soon as practically possible. We will then be looking into the options for replacing it.
An extensive sea and land search is underway in the Lynton area for a missing 51-year-old man.Read the full story ›
Sir Ranulph Fiennes has revealed how he uses a hook to help climb after cutting off his own fingers during a polar expedition.Read the full story ›
Sir Ranulph Fiennes has announced his latest challenge - to be the first to cross both polar ice caps & climb each continent's highest peak.Read the full story ›
The grand daughter of popular TV wildlife expert Johnny Kingdom has left a message on his Facebook page to say that he has been taken into hospital.
The thoughts of the team at ITV News West Country are with him and his family. We wish him a speedy recovery.
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Now have you ever seen the Milky Way? It's likely that artificial light will prevent you from doing so, unless you're somewhere like Exmoor.Read the full story ›
The chairman of Exmoor National Park has lent her backing to the people of St Ives in Cornwall after their vote against second homesRead the full story ›
Exmoor Search and Rescue tweeted this beautiful sight at Prayhead this morning: a large herd of red deer.