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A pensioner has been sent to a secure ward after he attacked a terrified carer with an axe as she was visiting his home in Tiverton. She only escaped after taking the axe off him, getting away from the house and calling the police and her bosses for help. He will now be treated at a secure ward at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish, after a judge at Exeter Crown Court made a hospital order. Read ...

Moment hoverboard explodes into flames while charging inside family‘s caravan as firefighters issue safety warning to parents The gadget was charging inside a caravan when it started to smoke, prompting the family to rush it outside. Read more... https://stockdailydish.com/moment-hoverboard-explodes-into-flames-while-charging-inside-familys-caravan/

Detectives have now released photographs of three men who they want to speak to in connection with their investigation into the burglary. It happened in Kingsdown Crescent in Dawlish between 12.30pm and 1pm on July 17. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/pensioner-disturbs-three-burglars-home-3566375

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... ...