Graham Mabin had pleaded guilty at earlier hearings to two charges under the Animal Welfare Act, two charges under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations and one charge under the Animal By-Products Regulations.
Two pioneering new safety initiatives have been introduced at the Grand Western Canal Country Park to make the towpath safer for everyone
Devon County Council has given Age Concern Barnstaple and District £25,000 to help the charity stay afloat.
A shortage of potential adopters in North Devon, Torridge and Torbay is making it difficult to give children permanent homes, says the south west region’s adoption agency.
Following a massive recruitment drive a record number of families in Devon have signed up to provide safe, caring homes for the 700 plus children and young people in Devon who are not able to live with their birth families