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Busy weekend for the roads as schools break up

From RAC: The arrival of the school summer holidays in England and Wales will be marked by drivers taking an estimated 11.5m leisure trips by car between today and the end of the weekend, a study by the RAC and INRIX suggests. The RAC expects today and Friday (23 July) […]

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Free hop-on, hop-off Potwalloper bus for Torridge

A free to use, hop on-hop off, open top bus service for tourists and locals will become a regular sight in Torridge this summer, thanks to an initiative led by Northam Town Council. The free “Potwalloper” service will link the three popular tourist locations of Northam, Appledore and Westward Ho! […]

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RAC forecasts ‘unprecedented’ summer on the roads

By RAC: This summer will see unprecedented levels of traffic on UK roads due to drivers planning in excess of an estimated 29m ‘staycations’ – 16m of these in the school holidays alone – according to a new study of 2,500 drivers conducted by RAC Breakdown. The number of drivers […]

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Fatal collision today on A30

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called at 12.20pm on Friday 9 July to the A30 at Daisymount Cross following reports of a road traffic collision. Emergency services remain at the scene where a man in his 50s was reported to have sustained serious injuries. He was confirmed deceased […]

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Collision, A30

The A30 is closed westbound between the A395 (Trebursye) and the A389 (Bodmin) due to a collision, according to the Highways Agency.. Devon and Cornwall police are in attendance. Traffic is being diverted locally by emergency services at the scene. Delays are likely on approach to the closures, with additional […]

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Crash A39 Camelford to Wadebridge

The A39 is closed in both directions following a crash between a lorry and a motorcycle at the B3266 turn off. This is between B3266 (Bodmin turn off, Camelford) and the B3267 St Teath turn-off (St Teath). The road was closed at around 1.15 pm.  The B3266 is also closed […]

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M5 southbound – delays for people travelling to SW

From Highways England:   There are severe delays of over 60 minutes on the M5 southbound between J23 and J24 approaching the closure of J24, as Avon and Somerset Police are conducting a detailed collision investigation. The carriageway is expected to remain closed until the early afternoon whilst the investigation […]

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