Posts for South Devon

Police seek help solving historic rape case

For those of us who lived then back in the 1970s, times were very different to now. Harassment of women by men was commonplace – and generally considered to be […]

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S Devon mother jailed for giving her son drugs and alcohol

  Or why some kids don’t stand a chance: From Devon & Cornwall Police: A Salcombe mother has been jailed for 10 years for giving her 15-year-old son a lethal […]

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Illegal gathering, Dartmoor

Police have attended Candover Bridge in Dartmoor following reports of an illegal gathering in the area which was reported this morning [Friday 27 December]. Chief Supt Matt Longman said earlier: […]

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Devon & Cornwall Police donate to Dartmoor Rescue Group

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police’s Chief Constable’s Foundation to give cheque to 2019 Force charity the Dartmoor Rescue Group On the 19 December 2019, Devon & […]

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Happy ending to dog rescue near Tavistock

Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service reported that a dog that had fallen over a quarry edge and had become stuck in mud and water near Tinhay, Tavistock Two […]

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Flood alerts – Dartmoor Rivers

Flooding is possible on Saturday overnight into Sunday. Over the last 24 hours, we have seen heavy rainfall in the Dartmoor area. This has meant that the River Taw is […]

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River Teign Flood Warning

This is from the Environment Agency for anyone living or visiting near the lower River Teign River Teign (Lower) from Chudleigh to Kingsteignton: Flooding is expected on Saturday morning. Heavy […]

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Police reports from S Devon

Police enquiries are continuing after a man died when his vehicle went off cliffs in Sidmouth on 6th November. Emergency services were called to Peak Hill Road at 9.25 am […]

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Focus on rural crime – Dartmoor livestock & wildlife

From Devon & Cornwall Police: This week local police officers from South Devon and West Devon teamed up with the rural crime team and Dartmoor National Park Rangers to conduct […]

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Multi-agency response praised after bus crash

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust’s (SWASFT) Chief Executive has thanked the multi-agency response involved in the major incident at the weekend in South Devon.  Many medical volunteers and […]

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