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A 28-year-old man bludgeoned to death three pensioners during a bloody killing spree in Exeter – but says he was insane at the time he did it. Their bodies were discovered by police in the days following the attacks. The full horror of the deaths shocked the city and sparked a major police investigation. The jury was told the trial will hear witness evidence from a number of a people and ...

The wildfowl wardens who care for the famous Dawlish black swans fear that one of the two breeding males may be infertile. There had been growing excitement in the town at the sight of the six eggs. In recent years there have been two vicious dog attacks which depleted the number of mating pairs. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/bad-news-dawlish-black-swans-3554403

Fire survival advice was given over telephone to two women and a man who were trapped in a burning building in Dawlish this morning. A spokesperson said: "Fire control received a call reporting a fire in a property where the occupant could not get out. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/local-news/two-women-man-trapped-burning-3552373

A former public school boy from Croyde has denied the murder of three pensioners in Exeter on the same day in February this year. Lewis-Ranwell, of Croyde, and formerly of Broadwoodkelly near Okehampton, is charged with the murder of twins, Dick and Roger Carter, aged 84, and Anthony Payne aged 80 at their homes in Cowick Lane and Bonhay Road, Exeter, on February 10 this year. The jury ...

The Titan Discovery vessel is mapping the seabed off the coast of Dawlish and Babbacombe - areas where millions of pounds is being spent to save the coastline from rising sea levels. The operation - in part funded by the Environment Agency - is being led by the South West Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme (SWRCMP). It is the largest of the UK's coastal monitoring programmes, keeping a check ...

A tame jackdaw who disappeared from his home in Axminster has been surprising strangers by landing on their shoulders in search of a snack. His adoptive parents, Jaime and Adrian Lee, feared they might never see again. In fact, it seems Jake has been conducting a tour of Devon with potential sightings in Sidmouth, Ottery, Dawlish and Trago Mills near Newton Abbot. Read more... ...

Devon has performed well in the annual bathing water quality ratings for England with 37 beaches in the county rated as Excellent. The ratings for every bathing beach in Devon: Dawlish Coryton Cove, Teignbridge Dawlish Warren, Teignbridge See more... ...

Last month it was announced that after years of local lobbying by councils and teachers for more cash, the Government has announced the south west will get a five per cent increase in per pupil funding in the next financial year. Westcliff Primary Academy, Dawlish The school has been cut by an average £478 per pupil since 2015, which has badly affected the school. Class sizes are above ...

Tracie Atkin, 54, of Dawlish, Devon, left her profession and turned down the offer of a new role earning £35,000 a year in order to work at charity Cats Protection. Tracie said: 'I am in a position where I can afford a salary cut and to do something that I really enjoy. Money isn't the be-all and end-all. Read more... ...

Teignbridge Council says dog walkers have reported a person "pretending" to be a dog warden in the Dawlish Warren and Kingkerswell areas. They say the person has been threatening people with fines. "We can assure you our wardens will never ask for cash payment of fixed penalty notices & all our staff will always show council ID." Read more... ...