Posts for Barnstaple

Barnstaple Pannier Market set to reopen

The Barnstaple Pannier Market is set to reopen again after a third national lockdown. General markets will begin again on Monday 12 April and will run every Monday to Saturday between 9am and 4pm. The market offers a range of items for shoppers from fruit and veg, clothes, toys, and […]

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Problems on the A39 in Torridge

The AA Reports heavy traffic due to an accident near Barnstaple. Two cars are involved in a collision on the A39 at the A3125 (Roundswell roundabout). Meanwhile, the westbound A39 is also partially blocked near Bideford following a crash. The accident happened near the Torridge Bridge at around 4.30pm with travel […]

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Barnstaple’s heads towards transformation

From North Devon Council: Barnstaple town centre is set to see a once in a lifetime £11m transformation, thanks to a successful bid for a share of government funding, supported by additional investment from North Devon Council. At an Extraordinary Council meeting last night (Wednesday 17 February), councillors agreed to […]

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Two Barnstaple gyms fined for Covid breaches

From North Devon Council website:   Two Barnstaple gyms have been fined after being found to be breaching Covid-19 regulations last week. Council and police officers visited Brute Force Body Building Gym in Pilton on Monday 25 January and Platform Gym in Pottington on Friday 29 January after receiving complaints […]

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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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Devon schools bomb hoaxes may be linked to Manchester

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Two schoolboys aged 14 and 15 from Greater Manchester are assisting police in connection with their enquiries into a series of bomb hoaxes that were made to schools in Barnstaple in November. Warrants were executed by Greater Manchester Police in connection with the threats on […]

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£3000 fines for Barnstaple pub for Covid breach

From North Devon Council: A Barnstaple pub has been issued with three fixed penalty notices totalling £3,000 after breaching Covid-19 regulations. Police and council enforcement officers visited Rumours in Boutport Street on the evening of Saturday 12 December and found the premises not being run in a Covid safe manner […]

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Van knocks woman over in Barnstaple

Police are appealing for information about a collision between a pedestrian and a van in the Sticklepath area of Barnstaple, on Wednesday 9 December. At around 5.15pm on Station Road, close to Halfords, a white van, similar to a Transit van, knocked a woman over and drove off. The woman […]

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Missing person, Barnstaple

Jonathan Curry is a 48 year old male missing from the Barnstaple area. He was last seen at approximately 11.30 pm Sunday 29th November at his home address by family. He was due to start a new job the following day Monday the 30th of November. When family went to […]

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