Scott Wilson repeatedly threatened to kill the victim as he subjected her to a two hour ordeal that only ended when she fled her home and took refuge with a neighbour.
A doorman has denied raping a woman after offering to help her find a room for the night.
A masked attacker has been jailed for stabbing a brave Seaton taxi driver who fought him off as he tried to snatch his takings.
A utility worker from Dalwood has been sent on a sex offender’s course after being caught with ‘abhorrent’ movies of young children suffering sexual torture.
A Honiton drug dealer has been jailed after police intercepted him delivering £2,685 worth of cannabis.
The South West Academy for Fine and Applied Arts was pleased to follow up its Charity Postcard Auction by presenting cheques to the Alzheimer’s Society and Home Start recently.
Daring to paint a view well known to her audience, Axminster artist Lynda White proved her bravery twice over.
A Hallowe’en partygoer threatened a group of strangers with a screwdriver during a drunken confrontation in the early hours of the morning in the centre of Exeter.
A Honiton woman was unlawfully killed by her partner following an argument, a coroner has ruled.
A man hanged himself six hours after his lover killed herself in the same way at the same house.
A judge has ordered the arrest of an obsessed stalker who has plagued the lives of an innocent Seaton family for more than 25 years.
A doorman has been cleared of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old hitchhiker in a layby but is likely to face a retrial over a second accusation of rape.
A very private man killed his estranged wife at her Dalwood home just eight days after their daughter married.
A former computer shop owner has been cleared of bunking off community payback work after telling a judge the probation service lost an important letter.
A jealous boyfriend has been jailed after he returned to his ex-partner’s Honiton home drunk and accused her of seeing another man.
Hidden in the tranquil setting of the Axe Valley countryside lies a unique resort, offering a five star service.
Charles Broom hanged himself in his cell three weeks after he pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 71-year-old Hilda Oakland.
Colin Butler has signed a letter to Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education, and Nick Gibb the Minister of State for Schools, questioning the Government’s leadership, vision and cuts to educational funding.
Saw first hand how charity Concern’s centres offer lifeline for country’s people.
Charles Broom pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility, but denied murder, during a short hearing at Exeter Crown Court.
An electrician who was caught with a 15-million volt stun gun has been spared an immediate prison sentence after telling a judge he bought it on a skiing trip.
A shop manager who stole £26,000 from its safe is set to be ordered to repay £6,000 of the money under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
A supposedly crippled ex-soldier’s £50,000 benefit fiddle left him bunkered when investigators filmed him playing a 6,000 yard round of golf.
A child abuser who repeatedly accessed child abuse images on the internet has been jailed for molesting a young boy.
A woman who stole antiques and art, including a Picasso, from the Dowager Countess Bathurst has signed away her right to any of the valuables seized from her Colyton home.
Oil industry worker Neil Messent also admitted production of cannabis and possession of class C drugs and was jailed for a total of two years.
A robber has been jailed for six years for a £400,000 raid on an antiques shop in which he left a terrified woman shop assistant bound and gagged.
British rhythmic gymnast Lynne Hutchison visited Littletown Academy Primary School as part of the visit organised by charity Team Superschool.
A knitting group from Honiton has been rustling up woolly handicrafts for dementia patients at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
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