Mark Loveridge, 39, had stopped taking medication before he carried out unprovoked knife attacks on two men in January last year.Read the full story ›
Torbay Council will be closing Kings Ash Road in Paignton, between Foxhole Road and Whitebeam Close, from 1 pm until 2 pm today, 24 October, to carry out emergency repairs.
It says that this is in addition to the temporary traffic lights that are already in operation between Foxhole Road and Waterleat Road.
It warns that the closure, which it says is urgent, will cause major traffic disruptions and delays in and around Kings Ash Road.
There have been calls to axe the new CBBC programme for giving human voices to animals.Read the full story ›
Children at a Paignton school wore football shirts as a mark of respect for cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery, whose funeral was held today.Read the full story ›
Visitors to Paignton Zoo are being entertained by one of the residents -who's taken to pulling faces.
Kiondo, a 14-year-old Western Lowland Gorilla continues to stick his tongue out at anyone who passes - amusing visitors with his antics.
Bemused keepers say they don't know what the 186 kilo gorilla means by the gesture.
But, unlike most parents, who try to teach their children sticking out their tongue is rude, we'd challenge anyone to tell this gorilla what to do!
Gorillas use all their senses to communicate. They grunt, rumble, adopt various body postures and pull faces to indicate mood.
Paignton Zoo's Western lowland gorilla, Kiondo looks like he's been auditioning for Strictly Come Dancing, Find out why...Read the full story ›
The zoo in Devon is now home to three new 'ne-ne'.Read the full story ›
Two people have been arrested after the discovery of a 47-year-old woman’s body in Paignton on March 3.
A 48-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman, both from Paignton, were arrested on suspicion of murder and have been police bailed until 30th May 2017.
Police and ambulance were called to Church Street, Paignton, at 5.25am following concerns for the welfare of a person in the street.
Emergency services attended but the woman was declared dead at the scene.
Police officers have been making enquiries following the discovery of a body in Paignton, Devon.
Police and ambulance crews were called to Church Street, Paignton, at 5.25am on March 3 following concerns for the welfare of a person in the street.
Emergency services attended but the person was declared dead at the scene.
Police are currently treating the death as unexplained and are awaiting the outcome of a forensic post-mortem.
Anyone with any information are asked to contact police on 101 quoting log number 82 for March 3.
With temperatures falling below zero last week, keepers at Paignton Zoo took extra measures to make sure the animals were kept snug.Read the full story ›