Posts for Barnstaple

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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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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Horse attacked by dog, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating reports of a dog attacking a horse near Barnstaple on Sunday 7 November are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Police were called to reports of horse being seriously injured after being bitten by a German shepherd-type dog, while it was being […]

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Take care on Devon’s roads this weekend

From Devon Council: More heavy rain is forecast for Devon this evening and throughout the weekend, and road users are being urged to take extra care on the county’s roads. Yellow weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office for further persistent downpours tonight and over the weekend. Heavy […]

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Consultants appointed to transform Barnstaple Town Centre

From North Devon Council: North Devon Council has put a team in place to deliver a multi-million pound transformation project to transform Barnstaple town centre, which is much-needed. As a result of its successful bid to the national Future High Streets Fund (FHSF), North Devon Council, which led Barnstaple’s bid has […]

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Serious assault, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have arrested two men in connection with an investigation into a serious assault in Barnstaple on Tuesday 7 September. The incident happened at around 11.30pm outside Tesco in Station Road and resulted in a 23-year-old man sustaining a serious head injury. He was taken […]

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Fatal collision A39 between Barnstaple and Bideford

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A39 in North Devon in the early hours of today [27 August] in which a man died. Officers were called around 1.30am following the collision between a grey Ford Tourneo van and a blue […]

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North Devon theatres celebrate reopening

From North Devon Council:   North Devon’s theatres are celebrating being able to welcome audiences again with a packed schedule of comedy, drama, music and community performances. On Sunday 1 August, multi-award-winning comedian Rhod Gilbert welcomed a sold out audience of theatregoers back into the auditorium of the Queen’s Theatre, […]

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The Leach Potters of North Devon

from N Devon Council: A new exhibition opens this week at the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon which celebrates the Leach family of potters and how international design and travel influenced their work. The “Leach Potters of North Devon” is on display in the Keith Abraham Gallery from Saturday 31 July and […]

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