Posts for Emergency services

Devon & Cornwall Police respond to drink spiking and needle attacks

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police are working with licensed premises across the region following a rise in the concerns surrounding drink-spiking, and women being attacked with needles in bars and nightclubs. Police are investigating an incident where a woman has been assaulted with a needle in […]

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Bude fire crew assist in water rescue

Fire Control were called by Police following reports of a vehicle stuck in fast flowing water at St Kew, with four people trapped inside Appliances from Wadebridge and Delabole were mobilised along with Water Rescue Units from St Austell and Bude, supported by an Area Manager and Group Manager. On […]

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If you call 999 by mistake, please stay on the line …

It’s easily done. You are walking around and suddenly your mobile is dialling out. Usually, though, it is not to the emergency services. Now the police alerting system says that Devon & Cornwall Police is offering advice to callers who accidentally dial 999, in an effort to reduce unnecessary demand […]

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Serious collision, Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called at around 8:15 am this morning (Tuesday 12 October) following reports of a serious collision on Beacon Road, Bodmin. Three vehicles were involved; an Audi A3, Volkswagen, and Mercedes Van. A local woman in her 50s has sustained a serious life-changing leg […]

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Large fire at Bodmin industrial estate

Appliances from 7 fire crews at Bodmin, Lostwithiel, Wadebridge, St Dennis and Newquay along with support vehicles from Launceston and St Austell are still in attendance at a commercial property fire at Cooksland Industrial Estate (near Asda) in Bodmin which started late last night. At 23:25 a single call was […]

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Changes to RNLI lifeguard service on SW beaches

From RNLI: This Sunday (26 September) beaches across Devon, Cornwall and West Dorset will conclude their Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeguard service, six beaches will continue patrols throughout October and 13 beaches will have weekend-only cover. During the peak summer season, RNLI lifeguards operate on over 90 beaches across […]

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Fatal collision, Launceston

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Shortly before 4PM on Saturday 18th September 2021, Devon and Cornwall Police received a report of a road traffic collision that occurred on the A395 outside Moorview Garage, Laneast, Launceston. The collision involved a black Toyota, a silver Mercedes and a black Ford. As a result of […]

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Kayaker rescued, Boscastle

By Mick Gale, Watch Keeper. The National Coastwatch Institute (NCI) is staffed by volunteers working closely with the RNLI, Coastguard rescue and The Maritime Agency at Falmouth (formerly known as The Coastguard). Read his previous article here which tells you more about the service and the vital part they play in coastal/maritime safety. […]

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