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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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Devon – missing teenager

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a missing 17-year-old boy from the Teignmouth area of Devon. Robeel Berridge was last seen at Teignmouth train station at around 11.10pm on Tuesday 15 December. Police believe he may be in the Shrewsbury area after he was spotted on CCTV footage leaving Shrewsbury […]

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Eat out but don’t stay out this New Year

As we move towards Christmas and New Year 2020, the threat of new strains of corona virus and climbing rates of infection have seen further extensions to restrictions in other parts of the Country noticeably the South East. With a view to keeping the virus in check in Torridge, Council […]

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Instow pub fined £4k for Covid breaches

An Instow pub has been issued with four fixed penalty notices totaling £4,000 after breaching Covid-19 regulations, according to Devon Council. Police officers received complaints from members of the public, prompting them to visit the Wayfarer Inn on the evening of Friday 18 December (traditionally ‘Factory Friday’) and found the […]

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