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All lanes on the M5 have reopened after a collision involving a caravan that subsequently overturned. The incident occurred at 1. (read more)


All hunting with hounds on National Trust Land could be banned in an unprecedented vote. Trail hunting – in which hounds and riders follow a scent that was laid earlier – is still allowed on trust estates but has long been regarded by animal rights campaigners as a means of circumventing the hunting ban. (read more)

Firefighters were called after a woman crashed her car into the wall of a Devon business park.A crew from Crownhill in Plymouth was sent to Budshead Road at 3. (read more)

Police are investigating after a man was seen to take his genitals out of his shorts and urinate in the street - while still managing to use his phone.Angry residents took to their own phones to snap images of the man seen using the street as a toilet on Friday evening. (read more)

A man was rescued by emergency services after he fell in the deepest gorge in the South West.Ambulance and fire crews were sent to the 30m deep Lydford Gorge at 2. (read more)

A major search for a missing man was called off this morning - after the 25-year-old returned to his campsite.Lifeboats and coastguard rescue teams were helping police look for the man across the whole North Devon coast after the man was reported missing from Croyde overnight. (read more)

There are fears a number of guinea pigs could be running wild in a Devon park after five were found over the weekend.The animals have now been taken to a shelter after being found on Saturday and the hunt is on for more of the pets. (read more)

A lifeboat was launched after a member of the public became concerned about a kitesurfer in difficulties in the River Exe.The inshore lifeboat was launched as the surfer safely reached shore himself - but helped him to recover his board to prevent him getting into any danger. (read more)

Welcome to our live breaking news service with the latest traffic, travel and weather advice as well as headlines from across Devon, the South West and beyond. We'll also keep you up to date on the weather and traffic news with all the latest developments and breaking news. (read more)

Firefighters called after woman crashes into wall

21-8-2017 8:50 AM | westernmorningnews | similar news

Firefighters were called after a woman crashed her car into the wall of a Devon business park.A crew from Crownhill in Plymouth was sent to Budshead Road at 3. (read more)

Hands-wee. Man caught using the street as a toilet

21-8-2017 8:41 AM | westernmorningnews | similar news

Police are investigating after a man was seen to take his genitals out of his shorts and urinate in the street - while still managing to use his phone.Angry residents took to their own phones to snap images of the man seen using the street as a toilet on Friday evening. (read more)

Man rescued after fall at bottom of Lydford Gorge

20-8-2017 8:48 PM | westernmorningnews | similar news

A man was rescued by emergency services after he fell in the deepest gorge in the South West.Ambulance and fire crews were sent to the 30m deep Lydford Gorge at 2. (read more)

Police were called to Dawlish Warren after a parent was seen to dangle their child over the perimeter wall of the railway line. No one was found at the scene when officers arrived at around 4pm. (read more)

Passengers bound for Devon had to be evacuated after it derailed while leaving Paddington Station in London. The rear power car of the Great Western Railway train partially left the track as it departed for the Westcountry shortly after midday. (read more)

The Devon designer of an innovative new scrum machine hopes his creation will make rugby safer and reduce the risk of concussion in the sport. Jason Allen of 360 Rugby Coaching unveiled his "Synergy" scrum machine at Barnstaple Rugby Club on Friday, where members of the club's youth section tested it out. (read more)

Departed Torquay United boss Kevin Nicholson has paid tribute to Exeter City boss Paul Tisdale in an open letter after leaving the Gulls.Nicholson left Torquay on Thursday just four games into the season with his side bottom of the table and on a three-game losing streak. (read more)

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