Sea defence work brought forward at Westward Ho!

Recent storm activity, coinciding with high tides and strong winds have resulted in several points of overtopping of the pebble ridge at Westward Ho! in recent weeks causing flooding and some disruption to local businesses and properties. Flooding was also evident across the Northam Burrows with the Sandymere Lake area […]

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Man punched in the head at Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police in Barnstaple are appealing for information after a man was assaulted while walking along Constitution Hill on Friday 16 October. At around 3.15pm a man in his 40s was followed by another male, who proceeded to shout abuse at him, spit at him and […]

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Devon queries tier 2

From Devon Council: The government has decided that Devon will be under Tier 2 local restrictions when lockdown ends, subject to parliamentary approval. It means that from Wednesday 2 December: You must not socialise with anyone indoors who is not in your household or part of your support bubble, at home or in a […]

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Assault in Barnstaple

Police in Barnstaple are appealing for information after a 14-year-old girl was attacked by another teenage girl while walking her dog. The assault occurred in the area of Pilton Lawn between 3:50pm and 4.10pm on Saturday 21 November. The victim was walking her dog when she was confronted by a […]

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Referendum – ban cheap bodyboards

Plastic Free Torridge, Plastic Free North Devon and Keep Britain Tidy’s Ocean Recovery Project  have announced a single question referendum on the sale of cheap polystyrene bodyboards across northern Devon, a sentiment which many people from other areas share. They say: Cheap polystyrene bodyboards have blighted coastlines across the world […]

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Closure of A39 at Abbotsham

Devon Live has reported a closure of the A39 in both directions after a two-vehicle collision. It says:   The A39 in Abbotsham, near Bideford, at the Big Sheep turn off, has closed in both directions following the accident which has take place near Clovelly Road. Roads traffic and monitoring […]

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