Posts for Barnstaple

Fraud scam alert

From Fraud Alert: We have received a report of a scam cold caller phoning a resident in Barnstaple purporting to be from an internet/television channel provider and stated that the resident was due a refund. The caller asked for the residents’ bank details and subsequently tried to remove money from […]

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Police try to identify equipment recovered from Barnstaple burglaries

Following a series of burglaries in the Barnstaple area, police officers have arrested three individuals and recovered a large amount of stolen property. Investigations are still ongoing at this time and officers are trying to identify a large amount of electrical equipment. Anybody with any information should contact DC 7983 […]

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Assault investigation, Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating a possible assault in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses – after the victim was left with no recollection of the incident. A male cyclist aged in his 20s believes he could have been knocked from his bike before it was stolen sometime between […]

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Barnstaple Pannier Market to re-open on 3rd July

The doors to Barnstaple Pannier Market are set to open again to customers at 9am on Friday 3 July. Following the reopening of non-essential shops earlier in the month, officers from North Devon Council have been working hard on a new layout and COVID -19 compliant trading conditions for the […]

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Single vehicle collision, near Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called shortly before 04:26am on Tuesday 16 June 2020, following reports of a single vehicle road traffic collision on the B3233 at Yelland, near Barnstaple, where a vehicle left the road and collided with a lamp post and wall. As a result of […]

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Serious injury collision near Barnstaple

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At around 7.20 pm on Wednesday 27 May, a two-vehicle road traffic collision occurred outside Dean Farm, Goodleigh, Barnstaple, between a black Suzuki motorcycle and a Red Honda agricultural quad bike, which was drawing a trailer. As a result of the collision, the motorcycle rider, […]

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Barnstaple Crematorium gardens closed

Due to updated government legislation our crematorium gardens are now closed to the public until further notice. Additionally: The North Devon Crematorium has introduced measures to minimise the risk of infection from the COVID-19 virus and to ensure maximum service availability. The measures include: stopping coffin bearing which will be […]

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Missing person, Barnstaple – located

Update: John has been found   Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 48-year-old man from Yelland, near Barnstaple. John Baddick was reported missing to police at around 12.30 pm on Wednesday 25 March. John is described as a white male, of slim-medium build and is around […]

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20 year old left with broken jaw in Barnstaple attack

From Devon 7 Cornwall Police: Police in Barnstaple are appealing for information following an attack on a 20-year-old which left him with a broken jaw. The victim was approached by two men at around 3 pm on Sunday 1 March on Bear Street, close to Alexandra Road, and subsequently punched […]

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Learn to read with Read Easy, Barnstaple

Do you know someone who can’t read? Well, they’re not alone, as 7% of adults in England never learned to read at school. But it’s never too late to learn.   What does not being able to read mean in practice? Things many of us take for granted are a […]

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