Posts for Holsworthy

Fire at Sutcombe, near Holsworthy

Three fire appliances from Holsworthy, Torrington and Hatherleigh were mobilised this morning, following a call from the occupant of a property saying their porch was on fire and the bedroom above was full smoke. Luckily all occupants were able to safely evacuate prior to the arrival of the firefighters. The […]

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Torridge offers free parking until 15th June to support businesses

During recent months Torridge Councillors suspended parking charges in the district in response to the evolving Coronavirus crisis. The move was in part to support NHS Staff and Care workers as they carried on working and also other residents, who found themselves restricted to their homes, with more cars than […]

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Torridge announces re-opening of some council facilities

From Torridge Council:   Torridge Council has announced the reopening of some of the facilities it owns or operates in response to changes in Government guidance and directives issued over last weekend. Officers and Councillors have been reviewing which facilities can be safely reopened, how these would be manned and […]

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Head-on crash near Holsworthy

There are reports of a serious head-on crash earlier this evening on the A388 near Holsworthy which has been blocked in both directions.  Two vehicles were involved from Sanders Lane area (Holsworthy) to Beech Park (Holsworthy Beacon). A man has been trapped in his vehicle, with which the fire Brigade […]

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Chimney fire near Holsworthy

From Devon Fire Service: 3 fire appliances from Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and Okehampton were mobilised following a call from the occupant of a property at Ashwater near Holsworthy reporting a chimney fire but saying they had smoke within their property too. Not long after the initial crew arrived on scene they […]

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4 cows rescued from Holsworthy slurry pit

A fire engine from Holsworthy and the special rescue team from Camels Head were sent to reports of cows trapped in a slurry pit at Tetcott.  Slurry pits are potentially dangerous as this incident showed, so it is easy to see why they are unpopular, but such is the scale […]

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Father and son jailed for Holsworthy attacks

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A father and son from North Devon have been jailed for the attacks they waged on two other men. Following a six-day trial at Taunton Crown Court, Richard Palmer (senior), 53, and Richard Palmer (junior), 31, known locally as “the Geordies”, were sentenced on Monday […]

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Free Christmas shopping parking days in Torridge

It seems Torridge is the place to go this year for twinkly lights and free parking to support local traders. Well done to Torridge District Council, who have timed it right! Torridge District and Town Councils will once again be supporting local businesses and shoppers with free parking days in […]

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New playing field for Holsworthy

Torridge District Council is pleased to announce that the ownership of the new playing field at Clifton Heights Holsworthy has been transferred to the Council. The Council now plans to work in partnership with Holsworthy Youth Football Club, Holsworthy Town Council and other groups in developing exciting plans for the […]

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Kivells statement in response to recent court case

We recently published an article based on information from Torridge Council about the Holsworthy Agri-Business Centre. Now, Kivells’ legal representatives have responded, and now, I guess, it’s time to move on: Richard Bagwell, Partner of the Property Litigation Team at Stephens Scown LLP, commented: “The recent High Court judgment in […]

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