Exmouth Vicar says community support is vital
A bus carrying pensioners from Exmouth has crashed near Looe, killing two people. The driver has been arrested.
Police were called to a serious coach crash near Looe this lunchtime
Police have closed a school in Cornwall as they search for a 60-year-old man believed to have access to firearms. Trenode Primary School near Looe has been shut after discussions between the Head Teacher and Devon & Cornwall Police.
The actor Stephen Fry is supporting a Cornish charity's campaign to end the trade in pet monkeys. The Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary in Looe has also had support from South East Cornwall MP Sheryll Murray, who wants more rigorous checks on thousands that are kept in as pets in the UK.
One left severely traumatised by its owner was Joey - who spent nine years in a cage, before he was rescued and found a new home at Wild Futures. We visited to find out how he's getting on.
The family of Carol Muldoon, who was killed in a coach crash near Looe earlier this month, have paid tribute to her and spoken of the loss they feel.
“Our hearts have been broken by the loss of our vivacious mother and grandmother, who made us and those around her laugh more than anyone else in the world. We take comfort, however, in the knowledge that her last years and moments were spent in the arms of John, undoubtedly the love of her life.”
Mrs Muldoon, who was 68 and from Exmouth, was on a day trip to Looe with Age Concern when the accident happened. She died, along with 61-year-old Margaret Luxon, who was also from Exmouth. A number of other passengers were seriously injured.
An inquest into the women's deaths has today been opened and adjourned until 13 June.
The inquests are due to open today into the deaths of two women who were killed when a coach crashed near Looe.
Margaret Luxton and Carol Muldoon from Exmouth were on an Age Concern trip to the seaside resort when the accident happened at Morval on 13 May.
Three people injured in last week's coach crash in Looe are still in hospital this morning. Two of them are described as stable but one remains in a critical condition.
Police have yet to formally identify the two women who died in the accident, which happened during an Age Concern day trip from Exmouth. They are still investigating what caused the coach to crash into a hedge.
The investigation into the fatal coach crash near Looe is ongoing but today it emerged that some of the passengers were not wearing seat belts. We asked Kevin Clinton from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents about the law on wearing seat belts on coaches.
It's emerged that some of the passengers in the coach that crashed near Looe, killing two women and injuring others, were not wearing seat belts. It is not clear if that was a factor in their injuries but we asked what people thought about seat belts on coaches.
Here are the views of a coach driver and some passengers today in Exmouth, the town which is still feeling the loss of some of its own.
Tonight four people remain in hospital following yesterday's coach tragedy near Looe. Many of the passengers are still very much affected by what happened.
They were on a coach trip organised by Age Concern in Exmouth when it crashed at Morval yesterday lunchtime. Exmouth, this evening is a town in mourning and at All Saints Church in the town, prayers were said for all those involved.
Father Trevor Smyth said he wanted to express his love and concern for all those affected.
There's been widespread shock in Exmouth today in the wake of yesterday's coach crash near Looe in which two women lost their lives.
They were on a coach trip organised by the town's Age Concern - Richard Lawrence reports.
Police have continued gathering evidence on the road near Looe where the tragedy happened. The 57-year-old driver of the coach, who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, has been released on bail.
Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy has the latest now on the investigation into the crash.