West Country Newquay

Award for hero police officer after saving colleague who had been set on fire

PC Alan Lenton has been handed a judge's commendation for saving a colleague who was on fire, despite being doused in petrol himself by an attacker.

Homeless man jailed for setting fire to police officer in Newquay

A homeless man has been jailed for setting fire to an officer who was attempting to move him on from a field in Newquay.

RNLI re-issues safety warning as dangerous sea conditions to continue

The warning has been repeated as the West Country faces another day of potentially very dangerous sea conditions.