Posts for Animals

Horse attacked by dog, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating reports of a dog attacking a horse near Barnstaple on Sunday 7 November are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Police were called to reports of horse being seriously injured after being bitten by a German shepherd-type dog, while it was being […]

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Guide dog kicked in Plymouth

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for help to find the culprit who kicked a guide dog as it helped its wheelchair-using owner in Plymouth city centre. Labrador Angus has been left bruised and subdued after he was targeted in the street near Drakes Circus shopping centre at […]

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Support for North Devon Biosphere

Councillors sitting on Torridge’s Community and Resources committee voted to endorse North Devon Biosphere’s Nature Recovery Plan and accompanying declaration, which sets out their vision for nature in the area. The move will provide a logical alignment with Torridge Council’s own Carbon, Environment and Biodiversity Plan, adopted earlier in the […]

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Search on for missing foal who could die without her mum

An appeal has gone out on Facebook to anyone in the area of Pancrasweek, Holsworthy, for a missing foal. If anyone has any CCTV, dashcam footage, or has seen anything, please help get this new foal back to her mother. It happened overnight on Saturday, 28th August 07816688305 Police 101 […]

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Strangles affecting Dartmoor ponies

People are being asked not to touch or feed Dartmoor ponies following confirmed cases of Strangles. Action is being taken to monitor the many ponies that have the infection on the commons. Dartmoor National Park Authority, Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society and the Dartmoor Commoners’ Council are urging people who might […]

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Covid testing and vaccinations available at Devon County Show

From Devon Council:   It’s the Devon County Show this week, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.                                                                          […]

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Digby the doggy volunteer

Digby is a three year old Labradoodle who volunteers for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service supporting the delivery of critical incident defusing. This is a process where firefighters and control room operators are able to discuss their experience after dealing with challenging and difficult incidents where members of […]

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Stolen dog and her puppies found

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating the theft of a French bulldog from a garden in Bradninch, near Cullompton, last month have located the dog, and her litter of eight puppies, at an address in Manchester. The pregnant two-year-old dog was reportedly taken from an address in the village […]

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North Devon Council opts for ‘No Mow May’

North Devon Council is taking part in ‘No Mow May’, a campaign by wild plant conservation charity Plantlife. They are asking residents and organisations to lock up their lawnmowers for the month of May in an effort to encourage wildflowers to grow and boost pollination. Mark Kentell, Contracts Delivery Manager […]

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Westward Ho! dog restrictions start May 1

From the 1st of May to the 30th of September Torridge District Council will once again be introducing a restriction for Dogs on sections of Westward Ho! beach and the promenade. The restriction helps create designated usage areas on the beach to ensure that different groups engaged in different activities can all […]

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