Councils are finding it almost impossible to turn down large housing developments because they'd miss out on millions in bonuses.
Tonight sees the premiere of a surf film made about North Devon surfer Andrew Cotton who rode one of the largest waves ever recorded
Children from schools across Devon and Cornwall have been enjoying a taste of Victorian life at the home of the Earl & Countess of Devon
You're more likely to have a successful apprenticeship in North Devon than anywhere else in England.
For the number of businesses there - the district takes on more career starters than anywhere else in the country. And the number of apprentices has risen 15 per cent in the past three years.
The 4.1 magnitude earthquake which shook North Devon this afternoon was felt by hotels and theatres in the seaside town.
Police in North Devon are warning women tonight to lock their car doors while driving after a number of attempts by people to get in to moving vehicles.
Officers can't say for sure if the attacks are linked but they've all been in and around Barnstaple in the past month. The man or men involved haven't yet succeeded in gaining entry. Our Correspondent Seth Conway reports:
Police in North Devon are asking women to lock their car doors while driving after a series of worrying incidents.
On 7 occasions in the past month women have reported someone trying to get in to their vehicles in the Barnstaple area. Police say the incidents aren't necessarily linked but there are some similarities.
A man from North Devon proposed to his girlfriend on the big screen, by making his own film trailer.
Ben Heath from Bishops Tawton got his home-made film played for girlfriend Natalie Maull at a cinema in Barnstaple. We'll tell you her answer in our programme at 6 this evening.
A woman's been airlifted to hospital after a two hour rescue operation in the sea off the North Devon coast.
The woman, who's thought to have been with a party of friends from Bristol, was reported missing as they swam off Baggy Point near Croyde at around 11.30 this morning.
Two lifeboats from nearby Appledore and a rescue helicopter from RMB Chivenor were dispatched to look for her with Croyde Coastguard Rescue.
She was taken to North Devon Hospital in Barnstaple but her condition is unknown.
North Devon MP Sir Nick Harvey believes the Hunting Act is unenforceable and is encouraging anti-social behaviour among disaffected youngsters.
In an interview in The Daily Telegraph, the former defence minister, says he's concerned that because it's not adequately enforced, people in rural communities think they are free to break other laws.
A roof has been blown off a buildlng at Hatherleigh in North Devon.
Seth Conway reports:-