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The ultimate guide to driving to Europe this summer

A holiday promises freedom. The reality is delayed flights, forking out for luggage (we’re looking at you, Ryanair) and car hire rip-offs[1]. That’s before we mention the impossibility of using your wine allowance on the return.That may explain wh…

Dartmoor will be “protected” in Freeport zone

Mrs Ward, who has 35 years’ experience in the energy industry and was awarded the CBE in 2015 for her services to business, said it is a heavy responsibility to make the right decision with public money, but the process was “rigorous” and under scrutin…

Dartmoor “will be protected” in Freeport zone

Mrs Ward, who has 35 years experience in the energy industry and was awarded the CBE in 2015 for her services to business, said it is a heavy responsibility to make the right decision with public money, but the process was “rigorous” and under scrutiny…

New pledge on freeport funding

South Hams council leader Julian Brazil (Lib Dem, Stokenham) said: “We are not all going to agree about it, but we are striving to make the Freeport the best it can be, and make it deliver what we want it to deliver for our residents in the South Hams.

Plymouth Freeport ‘won’t leave people out of pocket’

People in the South Hams have been promised they will not be left out of pocket by the much-vaunted Plymouth and South Devon Freeport project. The Freeport will pay for itself in the business rates it collects from new enterprises starting up in the di…

New pledge on South Hams Freeport funding

Image: Red Air Drones Aerial Media LTD for Plymouth and South Devon Freeport
Some concerned about finances
People in the South Hams have been promised they will not be left out of pocket by the much-vaunted Plymouth and South Devon Freeport project.
T…

Devon funds ?24m freeport road

Councillors in Devon have given the go-ahead to a £24m road, largely funded by the county council’s own borrowing.
The highway authority’s cabinet approved the delivery of the two-phase spine road to a new employment development at Langage, which aims …

Serious lorry and car crash leaves two in hospital in Plymouth

Two people have been taken to Derriford Hospital after a serious crash between a lorry and a car on a major route near Plymouth.
The A380 between Kingsteignton and Newton Abbot has been closed southbound since just after 9am today (Tuesday, April 16) w…

Man dies following A38 lorry crash in Devon

A man has died after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a crash on the A38. A 51-year-old man was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth[1] after a serious lorry crash on the A38, Deep Lane on Wednesday, March 27[2], but has since died.
Police we…