A father and son are lucky to be alive after entering rough seas to try and rescue a dog in Devon.Read the full story ›
Dogs Trust is appealing to dog lovers to rehome an overlooked resident who bears a striking resemblance to a Harry Potter character.Read the full story ›
Dogs Trust Ilfracombe is appealing for a home for Ellie, a Spaniel cross who has been overlooked by hundreds of potential new owners.Read the full story ›
Crowds braved freezing weather in Ilfracombe this afternoon to see a variety show in support of the town's Landmark Theatre. Performers from around North Devon staged the free event following the Landmark's sudden closure last month.
The Queens Theatre in Barnstaple also closed when the trust that owns them went bust, leaving actors and ticket holders out of pocket. It's hoped both theatres could re-open under new management. More details here.
The Cornish shanty singers hope to stage the free show in Ilfracombe as soon as possible, following the closure of the Landmark TheatreRead the full story ›
Two Devon theatres unexpectedly shut last week after the Trust which runs them went into administration - today people marched in protest.Read the full story ›
A Dogs Trust Centre in Ilfracombe has six Staffordshire Bull Terriers on its books and can't understand why people don't want the breedRead the full story ›
A man has been charged with unlawful possession of explosives after homes in North Devon were evacuated for 24 hours.
Police and a military explosives team were called to an address on Osbourne Road in Illfracombe on Friday. Officers say there is no evidence linking the incident to terrorism or extremism.
A 41 year old man is due in court on Monday.
I would like to thank the residents of Osborne Road and that locality for their patience and understanding over the past 2 days.
We had to rehouse a number of residents for two nights until we were sure that the area was safe. The search was long and painstaking but it was essential that those involved in it had the time needed to ensure no one came to harm. I am pleased to be able to reassure everyone that there is no ongoing risk to anyone in the area.
Dogs Trust Ilfracombe says stocks of toys are at an all time low, and their fun-loving inhabitants have been left with an empty toy boxRead the full story ›
A stranded porpoise has been rescued from a sandbank by two surfers as they prepared to ride the Severn Bore.Read the full story ›