Assault investigation, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating a possible assault in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses – after the victim was left with no recollection of the incident. A male cyclist aged in his 20s believes he could have been knocked from his bike before it was stolen sometime between […]

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Barnstaple Pannier Market to re-open on 3rd July

The doors to Barnstaple Pannier Market are set to open again to customers at 9am on Friday 3 July. Following the reopening of non-essential shops earlier in the month, officers from North Devon Council have been working hard on a new layout and COVID -19 compliant trading conditions for the […]

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Fire at Sutcombe, near Holsworthy

Three fire appliances from Holsworthy, Torrington and Hatherleigh were mobilised this morning, following a call from the occupant of a property saying their porch was on fire and the bedroom above was full smoke. Luckily all occupants were able to safely evacuate prior to the arrival of the firefighters. The […]

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2 shouts this week for Appledore lifeboat

Just after 9.30pm on Thursday 25 June, the volunteer crew were tasked to a report of a person in the water near Victoria Park in Bideford, shouting for help. Bideford Coastguards and Police were on scene and an ambulance had been tasked. Just before the inshore lifeboat arrived, Falmouth Coastguard […]

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Slipway improvements agreed for Westward Ho!

Councillors sitting at lasts nights Full Council meeting have voted unanimously for improvement works to Westward Ho! slipway, which will be carried out next month in July. The accompanying report to Councillors highlighted that access to the beach at low tide has become increasingly difficult in recent years as successive […]

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Armed Forces Week virtual celebrations

Today usually marks the start of week-long gatherings and celebrations around the Country as part of Armed Forces Week, in honour of Servicemen and Women both past and present. The events are a celebration and recognition of the contribution and sacrifices made by all members of our armed forces, the […]

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