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Dartmoor car park closed for resurfacing

The car park at Postbridge Visitor Centre will close for five days for essential resurfacing works. Work starts on Monday 21 September and is scheduled to finish on Friday 25 September. The visitor centre and public toilets will remain open. While works take place people should find alternative car parks […]

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A361 North Devon Link Road closure

A lorry on fire on the A361 North Devon Link Road late yesterday afternoon affected a large quantity of hay bales on board, closing the road at Bolhma/Stoodley Cross (it is still closed this morning as the incident went on into the night). Fire crews from Tiverton tackled the blaze, […]

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Survey work on the North Devon Link Road over the next 2 weeks

  A series of trial holes and borehole investigations will be undertaken at a number of locations on the A39 and A361 over the next fortnight from today (Monday 17 August) to Friday 28 August. Temporary traffic lights will be needed at various sites from Portmore Roundabout to Borners Bridge […]

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Motorhome fire on A30

Over 25 calls were received at Fire Control reporting a motor home on fire at A30 Stowford Cross – Sourton yesterday morning. Fire engines were sent from Okehampton and North Tawton, along with assistance of one from Launceston from Cornwall Fire and Rescue. A water bowser was also sent from […]

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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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