Courtenay Park, Decoy Country Park and Teignmouth Den have picked up Green Flag park awards, with Courtenay Park in Newton Abbot winning it for the first time, joining five time and three-time winners at the Decoy Country Park and Teignmouth Den respectively
Paignton Zoo big cat keepers have fed a model alpaca to the zoo’s tigers, to keep them on their toes
Good progress is being made on the £8.5 million Environment Agency tidal defence scheme at Shaldon and Ringmore on the Teign estuary.
The Cuban crocodile is one of the most endagered crocodile species, but only now has it been found that some of the crocodiles in captivity were not actually pure Cuban crocodiles, but hybrids. Paigton Zoo has been asked to help sort out the issue
Some 13 wards are to go to the polls in Exeter in September after the quashing of the city’s move to unitary status
North Devon MP Nick Harvey says the single parent charity Gingerbread figures of £5.7m in unpaid child support maintenance owed to North Devon parents is a terrible child welfare failure.
North Devon MP Nick Harvey has sought personal reassurance from Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove about the funding issues surrounding the redevelopment of the buildings of Chumleigh and Ilfracombe colleges
New refuse and recycling collections in Exeter are being promoted by the Recycling Tin Man in the city