Posts for Barnstaple

Torridge cashless parking goes to RingGo

Cashless Parking in Torridge will be changing from Parkmobile to RingGo on the 26th October. The move is part of a wholesale consolidation of cashless parking across the County, with single provision by RingGo across all Devon Councils. As part of the move to RingGo, and to encourage safer, touch […]

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Flood warnings, Barnstaple

Heavy rain falling in the North Devon area is causing the River Yeo to rise and the river is forecast to continue rising through the day. Properties and low lying areas around Snapper Fish Farm, Riversmead and The Old Water Mill in Barnstaple are flood danger spots. River levels will […]

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Collision, Fremington

Shortly after noon on Saturday, 26th of September 2020 Police were called to a report of a vehicle on its roof on Yelland Road, Fremington near the junction for Chilpark. A small red hatchback driven by an elderly female had collided with the traffic island and amber flashing beacon causing […]

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Elderly man robbed in Barnstaple

Police are appealing for witnesses of the robbery of an elderly man in Barnstaple town centre yesterday morning, Monday 14 September. At around 11.45am, a male offender approached an elderly man in Cross Street and forcibly took his wallet, causing him to fall to the ground and sustain a severely […]

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Planning delays at Torridge Council

Frustrating times for house buyers and people applying for planning permission as extra workload post-lockdown creates delays … Torridge District Council are making customers aware that high work volumes are having a direct impact on the turnaround times within the Planning and Land Charges Services. Workloads have peaked post lockdown […]

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Assault, Barnstaple

Police are appealing for witnesses of an altercation between two men in Barnstaple town centre, during which one man is believed to have been assaulted with a bike chain. The incident occurred at around 6pm on Friday 4 September outside Christ Church on Bear Street. Two men sustained head/facial injuries. […]

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Can you assist with Barnstaple flooding report?

From North Devon Council: If you, or someone you know has been affected by the recent flooding in Barnstaple, we and our partners would like to obtain as much information as possible to help us prepare a detailed investigation report and understand the source and cause of the flooding. Following […]

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Hotter Barnstaple closes

Back in July, Hotter Shoes sought a CVA (company voluntary arrangement) as part of a restructuring and scale down. As part of this, which was agreed by creditors, its total store portfolio was reduced from 61 to 15. Barnstaple was one of the store closure casualties. People are now being […]

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Donation towards Maternity Bereavement Suite at NDGH

Over and Above is the latest charity to benefit from the North Devon Crematorium’s role in a national metal recycling scheme. Yesterday (Thursday 20 August) a cheque for £10,000 was presented to the hospital charity from the proceeds of the crematorium’s recycling scheme, which enables metals from cremated remains to […]

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Community spirit flowed through in Barnstaple flooding

From Devon & Somerset Fire Service: Community spirit shone through as firefighters worked with residents to tackle the aftermath of flash flooding in Barnstaple earlier this week. The Service received 85 calls to homes and vehicles affected by water. Eight fire crews and two specialist rescue teams were dealing with […]

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