Burglary at Bideford petrol station

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information after a haul of cigarettes were stolen from the BP petrol station at Blights Garage near Bideford in the early hours of yesterday morning, Sunday 24 January. At around 2.30am two people wearing hooded tops and face masks entered the […]

More info Crime

Work on new visitors’ centre begins at Northam Burrows

The new year has brought new activity on Northam Burrows as work begins on the complete refurbishment of the old Visitor Centre and installation of a new café alongside the original building. The 14-week project is being undertaken by Pearce Construction who have been awarded a Considerate Constructor’s Certificate for […]

More info

Serious assault in Ilfracombe

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At around 11pm on Saturday 23rd January 2021, police were called by ambulance to a report of a possible stabbing in Bicclescombe Park, Ilfracombe. The 19 year old male casualty had been stabbed and was airlifted to Derriford Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Detectives are continuing […]

More info CrimeIlfrac..

Council seeks renting partnership with Private Landlords in Bideford

Torridge District Council is calling on private landlords with accommodation for rent in Bideford to come forward to discuss long term leases for their properties. The request is part of the Councils push to find a more ready supply of housing for when people find themselves temporarily homeless or in […]

More info

Icy roads warning for Devon

From Devon Council: A warning of icy roads has been issued by Devon County Council as freezing temperatures are forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning (Friday 22 January). Gritters will be carrying out two treatments on most routes of the County Council’s precautionary salting network overnight. However, the amount of […]

More info

Hope is on the horizon, says Devon Council

From Devon Council: “Hope is on the horizon but for now, please stay home as much as you can and be extra careful when you need to go out”, says Steve Brown, Devon’s Director of Public Health. “The steep rise in Covid cases we have seen since Christmas now looks […]

More info