Posts for B and B

Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision, Tavistock

From Devon & Cornwall Police: On Friday 22 October, police were advised of a road traffic collision on the A386, Parkdown Road, Tavistock. Officers attended the scene along with paramedics and the air ambulance. A motorcyclist involved in the collision was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officers from the roads policing […]

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Halloween adventure trail at Northam Burrows

Northam Burrow Rangers have been busy putting the finishing touches to some exciting and free Half-Term activities at Northam Burrows suitable for young and old alike. The first of these and running dawn to dusk from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 31st October is a Spooky Half Term Halloween Adventure Trail. The trail […]

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Cyclist collides with parked vehicle, Bideford

From the messaging alert service: Emergency services were called to a collision between a pedal cyclist and a parked vehicle in Laurel Avenue, Bideford, shortly after 5pm on Sunday 17 October. As a result of the collision, a 49-year-old local male sustained serious head injuries. The cyclist was subsequently airlifted to […]

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Rodents chew through phone cables in North Devon

The phone network in North Devon has been damaged by rodents leaving 1,800 broadband customers out of service. Tell me about it as B & B has been down since Friday as a result.  BT Openreach gave this statement on Monday 18 October: “Our telephone and broadband network in and […]

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Brother and sister holiday in Hele Bay 80 years after war-time escape

For many people, returning to a holiday destination is about finding somewhere comfortable to go year-in-year-out, somewhere that feels like a home away from home, yet for Allan Deacon, and his sister, Pat, their return to a holiday resort near Ilfracombe in north Devon proved far more poignant. Nearly 80 […]

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Be aware of suspicious circumstances

From Devon & Corwnall Police alerts: On Monday 11 October, a man with an Irish accent called uninvited at a home in the Northam area, near Bideford. The man spoke with the householder saying that he had recently purchased a campervan from a neighbour and had noticed the occupier had one […]

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Fundraiser for Victoria Park, Bideford

With the support of Torridge District Council a new community action group has been formed in Bideford with the aim of raising £100,000 for play equipment in Victoria Park. The group’s initial goal is to give the facilities around the flagship “Bidefort” complex a complete makeover, including new equipment for […]

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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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Investigation launched into a rape, Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have arrested a man in connection to a rape that took place last weekend in Exeter. An investigation was launched after it was reported that a woman aged in her 20s was raped in Russell Street in the Newtown area of Exeter, in the […]

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Business help in Torridge

North Devon and Torridge District Councils have joined forces once again with their economic partners at North Devon+ to offer a brand new comprehensive package of business support. The initiative is aimed at all businesses in the area who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new programme will […]

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