The emergency services were called to Salisbury Road, Exmouth, at around 9.45am this morning (Monday) after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man in his 80s. Devon and Cornwall Police said a man was found dead at the scene. Police are not currently treating his death as suspicious.
Alistair McKenzie, from Exeter, was found with a large kitchen knife in a rucksack when police arrested him for stealing mobile phones from a stall in Exmouth market. McKenzie, aged 45, of Norman Mews, Exeter, admitted possessing a knife in public and was jailed for ten months by Judge Erik Salomonsen.
Newton Poppleford’s drag racing ace Mark ‘Wolfie’ Smith lifted the Southwest Straightliners modified street bike title for the third successive year when he was in action at the Dakota Raceway, Smeatharpe on Remembrance Sunday.
Madeira took three teams to Honiton last week and, despite an excellent 25-13 win for the rink of Pat Harris, Jean Bagnall, Penny Preece, and Jean Rainton, lost overall to the hosts, writes Jenny Charles.