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Serious injury on N Devon link road

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious collision on the A361 near Tiverton. Police, fire and ambulance were called at 3.05pm today, 11 June, after a car left the westbound carriageway in the Halberton area One person has sustained serious injuries. The air ambulance is also in […]

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Devon council pleads in vain for people to “think twice”

From Devon Council: The fine weather and upcoming bank holiday weekend have seen an influx of people visiting Devon’s coast and countryside, prompting Devon County Council to remind people to “think twice” before heading out. Some of the county’s beaches and areas of Dartmoor have been besieged by people this […]

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North Devon car parks start charging again from the weekend

North Devon Council run car parks in coastal areas will be chargeable again from this weekend after the easing of the lockdown restrictions has led to more people visiting local beauty spots. Charges in the NDC car parks in Croyde, Hele, Mortehoe and Ilfracombe will start from Saturday 23 May […]

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Stay away from Devon & Cornwall for now, please

Councillors from Devon’s local authorities have joined with Cornwall Council calling for people not to visit Devon and Cornwall this Easter. In the run up to the Easter Bank Holiday this weekend, local authorities are reminding people of the Government advice against non-essential travel. In a similar call an open […]

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Traffic down but some people still haven’t got the message

North Devon RPU(road policing) tweeted yesterday about how they stopped a tourist entering Devon. Sergeant Steve BJ said of the campervan: Birmingham to North Devon is not in the spirit of fighting the Virus. The North Devon Roads Policing team are patrolling and will stop and ask why you are […]

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Ice risk for Devon tomorrow

From Devon County Council:   People across Devon are being urged to take extra care tomorrow morning (Wednesday 26 February) due to a risk of icy conditions. Road surface temperatures are due to drop as low as -2 C overnight and Devon County Council’s gritters will be treating the county’s […]

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A little lesson in forgetfulness …

So today I received a £100 car parking fine. Mea culpa. But behind every fine is a story. Alas, not grounds for appeal but a story nonetheless. I go to Birmingham to visit my Dad. He has advanced dementia so I visit quite regularly. As I have to drive 60 […]

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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 rain falling in the River Teign area will continue throughout Saturday. This is causing the River Teign to rise and […]

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Torridge Council’s Zero-emission Van

From Torridge Council: The zero-emission van marks another step forward towards Torridge District Council’s aim of being carbon neutral by 2030. The new van replaces an older diesel model and will be used in built-up areas. Not only is the electric van cleaner and quieter to use it will also […]

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Three people injured in link road collision

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called at 4.20 pm on Wednesday 9 October to reports of a two-vehicle collision on the A361 at Beaples Barton. Emergency services, including air ambulance, fire and police, attended the collision which involved a Red Honda Jazz and a Blue Vauxhall Corsa. The […]

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