Totnes businesses say no to Costa

Costa have decided not to open their Coffee shop in Totnes after strong opposition from local businesses.

Devon MP "spied for Czechs"

Demands for inquiry over allegations that Raymond Mawby, deceased Totnes MP, spied for Czechs

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Two rings reunited after 400 years apart

Two rings created as presents for the daughters of a Totnes merchant in the seventeenth century have been reunited after 400 years apart.

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Full report: Saving our country pubs

by Bob Cruwys

Pubs can be crucial to community life but over the past few years, as people have changed their habits and are spending less on going out, many have shut.

But now, more community pubs have started opening, where locals have clubbed together to buy their local and save it from closure.


Totnes GP: Schools are 'neglectful' if not recommending measles jab

More pupils are getting measles jabs since the outbreak Credit: ITV Westcountry

A GP in Totnes says schools are being neglectful if they don't recommend the measles jab for pupils.

Totnes has the one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country. Dr Dylan Watkins from Leatside Surgery is holding a meeting for local schools and health professionals today.

It will focus on ten to sixteen year olds who haven't been vaccinated.

A classroom prize gets officially opened in Devon

New classroom is officially opened Credit: ITV News West Country

A new classroom won by pupils at a Devon school in a design competition is to be officially opened this afternoon. The 100 thousand pound prize was craned into place at Park School near Totnes in January. Students won it in a contest to design the classroom of the future.


Full report: A homeless man's funeral

A man who died on the streets of Totnes from the cold was buried today. Michael Gething had few friends in life, but many people turned out to see his coffin carried through the town today.

It's hoped the ceremony will highlight the difficult lives homeless people have in some of our towns and cities, especially when the weather is so cold. Watch Richard Lawrence's report.

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