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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Murder enquiry launched in Northam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called by the Ambulance service at 11.40am on Monday 11 January to J.H. Taylor Drive in Northam, Bideford, following reports of concern for the welfare of a woman in a property. Emergency services attended the address where a woman in her 80s was […]

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Sextortion scam in North Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Social media users in North Devon have been warned of online fraudsters targeting Facebook with a ‘sextortion’ scam. Police are investigating three reports in the space of a week in which males from the area have been duped and blackmailed by crooks posing as […]

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Police officer knocked unconscious after A361 (link road) collision

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 5.42 pm on Friday 8th January, 2021, two officers from the Forces’ Roads Policing Unit were helping a driver who had broken down on an unlit stretch of the A361 northbound carriageway at Landkey, North Devon. They were protecting the scene with the use of […]

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Police officer delivers baby girl at roadside

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A Devon & Cornwall Police officer who delivered a baby at the side of the road has described the experience as the “highlight” of her 18-month long career. PC Gemma Clatworthy had just left police headquarters at Middlemoor, Exeter, shortly before 4pm on Sunday 27 […]

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Devon goes to tier 3

From Devon Council: The government has reviewed the tier restrictions, and Devon is to move up to Tier 3 from Thursday 31 December. That means: You must not meet socially indoors with anybody who you do not live with, or you are not in a support bubble with. You must not meet […]

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