A Devon employer has been jailed for killing a 17-year-old boy who fell to his death from a ladder while he worked on a two storey building.Read the full story ›
Paignton Zoo had a fantastic summer when it comes to new arrivals - what's more exciting is they're all endangered species!Read the full story ›
A memorial to celebrate the life of a South Devon teenager whose body was recovered from the River Dart will take place in Totnes.Read the full story ›
Tributes have been paid to a "loving and funny" teenager who is believed to have died after taking a former legal high.Read the full story ›
Rare Asiatic lion cubs have been born at Paignton Zoo. Two cubs were born on Thursday 16th June to mother Maliya and father Lucifer.Read the full story ›
Sumatran tiger Shakira gave birth on 31st May, but one of her babies died within 10 days and the other was killed on day 24.Read the full story ›
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Paignton.
Toryino Williams has been charged with the murder of Agnieszka Malgorzata Szymura - her next of kin has been informed.
He appeared before Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on June 25 and will next appear at Exeter Crown Court today.
A 22-year-old man from Torquay has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing to death of a woman in Paignton.
Police were called to a disturbance outside a property in Winner Street, Paignton, Devon at lunchtime today, 23 June.
A woman, in her 30s, was found outside the property with a number of knife wounds. She was taken to Torbay District Hospital where she later died.
Police have yet to confirm her identity and a locating her next of kin. They say they are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
A drunken bank robber has been jailed after he used a can or air freshener to pretend he had a gun.Read the full story ›
Roads across Devon will be closed or restricted from today as the first ever Torbay Airshow gets underway.
The sweeping three day parking restrictions were put in place following the Shoreham air disaster that killed eleven people.
The Airshow's website says "as part of the event organisation, a number of safety and traffic management measures will be put in place to limit vehicular access around Paignton Seafront, Preston Seafront and the surrounding residential areas shortly before the event, during the event and shortly after the event."
The designated times of closure are:
- Friday 10 June - 6pm to 10:30pm
- Saturday 11 June - 10am to 10:30pm
- Sunday 12 June - 10am to 7pm
Many residents claim the closures are excessive.
Crowds of up to 150 thousand are expected for the first-ever three day festival based at Paignton.