An Exeter University physicist is one of 38 UK scientists to be made a Royal Society University Research Fellow for 2009. Dr Sharon Jewell will use her fellowship as an opportunity to study human cells, which could help improve our understanding of major diseases like diabetes and cancer.
The Devon Wildlife Trust is looking for volunteers in the Blackdown Hills AONB to help with practical conservation work on three of its nature reserves.
In a move that gives hope to overweight men everywhere, the female seahorse picks the male with the biggest belly!
Ambitious plans to regenerate a former domestic landfill site in Teignmouth could mean new multi-million pound employment and leisure opportunities for the area.
An independent inspector has ruled that Mid Devon District Council’s Planning Committee was right to refuse a retrospective application to retain a compound that is currently used for storage of portable buildings and to retain a landscaped earth bund which has been constructed around the buildings at Hartnoll Business Park, Tiverton.