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Think it through before you tattoo

Devon Council is advising people to ‘think it through’ before getting a tattoo. They say: We have launched a campaign aimed at ridding the tattoo industry of unhygienic or bad practice. The campaign, called ‘ThINK it through before you tattoo’ aims to provide residents with information about the required hygiene […]

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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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Public disorder offence in Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating an incident of public disorder in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses to come forward. The incident took place on Sunday 25 April, soon after midnight, when a large group of people were involved in an altercation in Silver Street, Barnstaple. One person sustained […]

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Large heathland fire on Dartmoor

Fire control received multiple calls yesterday from members of the public regarding a large heathland fire on Dartmoor near Jurston cross. Fire engines from Chagford, Okehampton, Torrington and Bovey Tracey all attended alongside a water carrier from Danes Castle (Exeter), an all-terrain vehicle from Bovey Tracey and 3 further 4×4 […]

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Candidates for Torridge in County Council Elections

Here is a list of candidates for Bideford West/Hartland and Holsworthy in the Devon County Council elections on 6th May. Despite living in Torridge, I know nothing about any of them (bar one) so if anyone wants to make a statement as per our Cornwall/Bude candidates, please feel free to […]

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Mobile Covid-19 testing centre to be at Holsworthy

From this week a mobile COVID-19 Community Testing Centre will stop at two additional communities, Holsworthy and Moretonhampstead. The mobile centres stop in communities twice a week on given days, offering rapid testing to those without symptoms. The additional stops mean that the times of the previous scheduled visits at […]

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Firefighters rescue woman stuck in mud

A fire engine from Bideford was sent to The Causeway on Northam Road in Bideford to reports of a woman who was stuck in the mud. On arrival, the crew confirmed the woman was approx 6ft down in a culvert stuck in mud and shallow water. They assisted the female […]

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Woolsery Show cancelled

From the Woolsery Show website: It is with enormous regret and reluctance that the Woolsery and District Agricultural Show Committee has had to cancel this year’s show 26 July 2021. The COVID-19 guidelines that must be followed for outdoor events, make it very difficult or impractical to plan and hold […]

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A38 closed after serious collision

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called to reports of a multi-vehicle collision on the A38 at Saltash at around 3pm today [April 19]. There are believed to be several casualties with serious injuries, following the road traffic collision. A number of road closures have been put in place […]

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Reports of an assault in Tavistock

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses after receiving reports of road rage incident involving a vehicle driver and a motorbike rider. Police were called to reports of an assault in Plymouth Road, Tavistock, at about 11.45am, on Friday 16 April. It was reported that the two […]

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