West Country World

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Happy ending for long distance love during lockdown

Andrew Monck from Sydney has travelled 10,000 miles to be with Rosanna Wilson in Paignton after they bonded online during lockdown.

Paignton man awarded Merchant Navy Medal for daring rescue

Max Bingle from Paignton has become the youngest person to receive the Merchant Navy Medal for his part in rescuing three men from a life raft in the Caribbean.

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Bristol gang jailed after smuggling guns hidden in speakers

A gang from Bristol has been jailed for more than 50 years after detectives caught members importing handguns hidden in speakers.