Tuesday Mar 4
Councillors approve market's closure
Plans to close and demolish an ancient Devon cattle market and build more than 100 houses on the site have been approved.
Flood-affected MPs in warning over new high-speed railway to Sheffield
Cross-party backing for a new high-speed railway serving Sheffield has been thrown into doubt due to flooding in Devon.
Former cop guilty in murder plot, cleared in other case
Former Chicago cop Steve Mandell was convicted Friday evening of six felony counts connected to one of his gruesome torture and murder plots.
The Caradon Hill Area Heritage Project comes to an end in March
A HERITAGE project launched in Caradon Hill will leave behind a lasting legacy as its work to conserve the Cornish landscape comes to an end.
Western morning News
OPINION: Delays to rail line repairs will hurt Westcountry...
Under-promise and over-deliver - that is the best way to meet or even exceed expectations, in business and in much else in life.
Western morning News
Police seize suspected drugs from Okehampton property
Officers executed a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act today and seized the cash, more than 1,000 tablets, white powder and a large quantity of suspected cannabis resin.
Buzz saw, bags for 'human garbage' among tools in...
There were three kitchen knives; an electric buzz saw, with four spare saw-blades; a meat cleaver; two hand saws; a .22 caliber pistol, with hollow point bullets; protective goggles; even a "hemostat," a surgical clamp, similar to those used by surgeons to stymie blood loss.
More than one-third of people living in parts of the Westcountry earn less than they need to cover the basic cost of living, new figures have revealed.
David Cameron has told Parliament the Government will look at "longer-term alternatives" to the crumbling rail mainline at Dawlish as he promised a A 42 billion line from London to the North will not be "built at the expense of the Westcountry".
Feds: Ex-cop planned murder with meat cleaver, Ambien, torture chamber
And his dramatic testimony Tuesday about the gruesome schemes Mandell allegedly cooked up to murder Polekatz owner Anthony Quaranta, and to kidnap, torture, extort, murder and dismember Riverside businessman Steve Campbell formed the corner piece of the government's case against Mandell on the first day of one of Chicago's wildest federal trials in ... (more)
Plymouth Evening Herald
Council leader backs Herald rail campaign
PLYMOUTH council leader Tudor Evans is backing The Herald's campaign calling on the Government to drop HS2 in favour of GW2.