It was launched in 1981. It was published by the Plymouth-based South West Media Group, a branch of the Daily Mail & General Trust‘s regional newspaper publishing wing, Northcliffe Media. It was a companion to the paid-for weekly tabloid the Herald Express, whose editorial offices it shared.
It had no website of its own; the link below is to Northcliffe’s thisissouthdevon.co.uk website.
It came out on Thursdays.
It ceased publication in 2011.