M5 closure – long delays

The M5 in Devon is closed in both directions between J27 Tiverton Parkway (A361, A38) and Chelston (A38). This is following a serious incident. Devon & Cornwall Police are on scene and advise the road is going to be closed for a protracted period of time due to the severity […]

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Collision, Fremington

Shortly after noon on Saturday, 26th of September 2020 Police were called to a report of a vehicle on its roof on Yelland Road, Fremington near the junction for Chilpark. A small red hatchback driven by an elderly female had collided with the traffic island and amber flashing beacon causing […]

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RNLI fundraiser Clovelly/Appledore

68 people walked the fairly gruelling South West Coast Path from Clovelly to Appledore Lifeboat Stations raising money for their local lifeboat stations. Run by the volunteers of the Appledore RNLI Fundraising Guild, the registration station was set up outside the RNLI Gift Shop in Clovelly which enabled everyone to […]

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Shed fire, Welcombe

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a shed fire near Kings Cross, Well Lane, Welcombe at around 1.30 pm.  One fire appliance from Hartland and one from Holsworthy were sent to the fire. Upon arrival crews confirmed a fire involving a garden shed. They […]

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Devon council pushes ‘shop local’

Devon Council is giving a big push to shopping local … what a good idea!

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First phase of Dawlish sea wall completed

The Government reckons the completion of the first phase of a new seawall at Dawlish ensures an integral rail link for passengers and business across the South West is protected for “generations to come”. I’d beg to differ, suggesting that the Dawlish service is often out of action in winter […]

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