The Church of Scientology has been granted planning permission to convert Plymouth’s Royal Fleet Club into a religious hub.Read the full story ›
Commuters in Devon are being warned of months of disruption as work begins on one of the Torpoint Ferries.
It is expected to take two months to refit one of the ships, so from 2 April until 1 June only two will be running.
The Torpoint Ferries run between Devonport in Plymouth and Torpoint in Cornwall, connecting the two counties.
HMS Devonport has returned to its Plymouth base, reuniting hundreds of families for Christmas.Read the full story ›
Eight new warships are to be based at Devonport, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.Read the full story ›
The recycling and dismantling process of the ships could create hundreds of jobs.Read the full story ›
Cladding found in a set of tower blocks in Devonport failed safety tests 8 months ago and is still yet to be repaired.Read the full story ›
Devonport Naval base has been evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious package.
Police and bomb disposal experts were at the scene, near Granby Gate entrance, where a cordon has been set up.
Police received a call alerting them to the package at around 11am this morning.
The nearby HMS Vivid, Royal Naval Reserve unit associated to Plymouth, was also evacuated as a precaution.
- UPDATE: Bomb disposal experts confirmed the suspicious package was “benign” and did not pose a threat to anyone.
Tamar House in Plymouth, which has similar cladding to that used on Grenfell Tower, has had to be evacuated for the second time in a week.Read the full story ›
A navy report into the accidental firing of a torpedo in Plymouth has recommended that weapons should no longer be tested in port.Read the full story ›
As the cladding on three tower blocks in Devonport is removedafter receiving the worst rating under new fire safety guidelines, ITV West Country's Richard Lawrence looks back at why it was put up and how it marked a transformation in the area, which had suffered years of decline.