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Will Dartmoor remain a prison after 2023?

Back in 2013, high-security Dartmoor Prison was given a ten-year shelf life, which would mean it closing in 2023. The Prison Service gave 10 years’ notice to the Duchy of Cornwall, owner of the site, which was built in 1806, to hold French prisoners of war during the Napoleonic Wars. […]

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Two men remain in custody after body found

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Two Plymouth men remain in police custody on suspicion of murder as detectives investigate the disappearance of 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod. Bobbi-Anne was reported missing to police on Saturday 20 November after she failed to meet with friends in Plymouth. Following information received by police, enquiries […]

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Collision near Holsworthy Golf Club

From Devon & Somerset Fire Service: A two vehicle road traffic collision occurred this morning near to the golf club in Holsworthy. Fire engines from Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and Cornwall attended this incident along with a supporting fire officer. They found one person free and clear and a second casualty medically trapped within […]

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Room with a view available for meetings, Northam Burrows

Torridge District Council has unveiled a unique suite of bookable meeting room facilities, at the recently refurbished Northam Burrows visitors centre, that they want to showcase at a series of upcoming open days. Nestled in the sandy dunes of Northam Burrows and with the backdrop of Westward Ho! beach they […]

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Indecent exposure, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating a report of indecent exposure in a Barnstaple alleyway are appealing for information. A female passer-by encountered three men on a walkway to Rock Park, off Newport Road, at around 7.45am on Sunday 14 November. Two suspects were exposing themselves. One of them, […]

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Clawford Lakes available to book from April 2021

Advertorial: Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa, a stunning 80-acre holiday destination, has released new imagery and details about its luxury ‘lake pods’ which are now available to book from April 2022. The brand-new lake pods are perched right on the water’s edge, with a glass wall and private balcony offering […]

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Government Green Homes Grants – Free Energy Efficiency Improvements for Torridge Residents

Low-income Residents across Torridge can benefit from free energy efficiency improvements worth up to £10,000 thanks to receiving a share of a multi-million pound Government funded programme, led by West of England Combined Authority, working with E.ON and Happy Energy Solutions. Under the Green Homes Grants Scheme, owner occupiers will benefit from […]

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Rider sustains serious injuries, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 23:06hrs on Monday 15th November 2021 a two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the round-a-bout at the junction of High Street and Pilton Causeway in Barnstaple. As a result of the collision, a male was conveyed to North Devon District hospital with serious injuries. […]

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Barnstaple’s Christmas shopping events – with free parking dates

Barnstaple town centre is getting ready to welcome residents back with a bang this Christmas, with a special series of events and free parking for shoppers. Kicking off the festive season, on Thursday 25 November the town will host a low-key Christmas lights switch-on evening, which also heralds the start […]

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Torridge councillor to lead merchant seamen at the Cenotaph

This week, we are remembering all those who gave their lives in two World Wars as well as those who have died in combat since. This year will see the return of crowds to events up and down the country, which were restricted due to Covid regulations last year. The […]

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