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DevonLive.com brings you breaking news, sport and entertainment ideas from around the county using live blogs, video and the written word.

We have offices in South Devon, North Devon and Exeter and community correspondents and columnists around the county.

Our journalism can be found in print in the Express & Echo, the Torquay Herald Express, the Mid Devon Gazette and the North Devon Journal.

Devonlive.com was launched in March 2017 with the aim of telling you the stories that matter most to you from across Devon and beyond. We base our journalism on the following principles:

We bring you the news first

We are committed to accuracy - and to saying sorry when we get it wrong

We care about the places we live and the people who live there

We cover the things people are talking about

We campaign on the issues that matter to Devon

We listen, respond to and engage with our readers

We are part of Reach Plc, which is a member of and regulated by IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation. Our journalists work according to The Editors’ Code of Practice, which sets the benchmark for ethical standards in journalism and is enforced by IPSO. On joining the Echo all editorial staff complete a training course in the Code and legal refresher training.

Corrections Policy

If you believe a story we have published is inaccurate, please contact the editorial team. You can:

Once verified, we will correct the story on the website as soon as possible.

If you have an issue about how DevonLive.com or any of our print titles has written about you personally or has treated you and wish to make a formal complaint over a potential breach of the Editor's Code of Practice, please see Reach PLC's Complaints Policy and Procedure.

You can also contact IPSO for advice.

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There are many ways for you to get in touch with us to have your say.

Our Business

DevonLive.com is published by Reach plc. Reach Plc is Britain’s largest newspaper, magazine and digital publisher, with a print and online portfolio reaching 38.6million people every month. The award-winning Reach Plc publications stretch across England, Scotland and Wales, with more than 150 newspaper titles and more than 80 websites. These iconic brands sit at the heart of their communities, forming part of the fabric of everyday life for thousands of people across the UK.

Reach PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange, and is part of the FTSE SmallCap Index.

DevonLive.com does not have a paywall and is available free to readers both on the web and as an app. As such, you are kindly asked to whitelist liverpoolecho.co.uk if you are running an ad-blocker.

In addition to newspaper sale price, our titles are funded by advertising, partnerships, sponsorships and affiliate commission, which are regulated by the ASA.

Diversity Policy

The Company is committed to increasing the service quality, profitability and efficiency of the Company by attracting and recruiting the people who are best suited to meet the standards for the role and the Company without regard to race, creed, colour, nationality (subject to legal eligibility), ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, sex change, sexual orientation, marital status, connections with a national minority, membership or non-membership of a trade union or, unless justifiable, disability.

We pursue a policy of equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

Equal Opportunities

The [Reach PLC] Group continued its commitment to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices to ensure we attract and retain the best people. In 2016, both the number of women within the Group and the number of women occupying senior managerial roles increased to 42% of staff (2015: 37%) and 31% (2015: 24%) respectively. Senior managers have responsibility for key businesses or functions within the Group.

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