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NILE RODGERS & CHIC are the latest superstar headliners to be confirmed for the Eden Sessions this summer. They will play a show at the Cornwall venue on Friday, June 21. The legendary hit-makers will be returning to Eden after making their debut at the Sessions in 2013. Nile Rodgers also appeared at Eden for …

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following a burglary at a premises in Looe. The incident was reported to have happened at around 2.30am on Friday, February 15 at the Coop on Fore, Street. It was reported that an offender had gained entry to the premises by smashing a window and forcing access to …

ALL areas of Devon will benefit from the £18.75 million of highways funding received from central government in the autumn statement. The record highways funding awarded to Devon was a share of £420 million nationwide. The funding, which is for road repairs and bridge maintenance, is in addition to the £41.13 million allocated for Devon’s …

A 27-year-old man has been charged with the murders of three elderly men in Exeter. Alexander Lewis-Ranwell, from Croyde, Braunton, has been charged with the murder of Anthony Payne, aged 80, who was found deceased at an address in Bonhay Road on Monday, February 11. He is further charged with the murders of 84-year-old twin …

THE Eden Project has started to create the UK’s first Korean garden. The garden is themed around the unique plants of the Korean peninsula and the extraordinary reforesting of South Korea over the last 50 years. The garden will feature the national flowers of both North and South Korea – Magnolia sieboldii and Hibiscus syriacus …

TORBAY Council has won best local authority arts initiative for its project ‘Torbay Tattoo Tales’. The winners have been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts’ (NCA) Hearts for the Arts Awards 2019. These awards celebrate the unsung heroes of local authorities who are championing the arts, often within a climate of severe financial challenges. …

DEVON and Cornwall Police are treating the deaths of three men in Exeter as suspicious. The bodies were discovered in two properties in Exeter this week and the investigations have now been formally linked. A man has been arrested in connection to the incidents. Police were called at around 3pm on Monday, February 11 to …

BUSINESSES in Cornwall are receiving guidance on how to prepare for trading in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. Council Council, the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses have produced a 15-page guide summarising key information on how to prepare for possible new trading arrangements. Leader of Cornwall Council Adam …