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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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Train changes from Exeter and Barnstaple

Great Western Railway has announced timetable changes which will impact trains from Exeter and Barnstaple. Exeter St David’s   the majority of train times from this station will change, allowing us to introduce faster and more frequent services there will be an hourly fast train to London Paddington running non-stop […]

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North Devon Link Road update

From Devon Council’s website: Planting of around 20,000 trees and shrubs is underway as part of advanced work being undertaken ahead of the start of the main improvements to the North Devon Link Road. Devon County Council Chairman John Mathews was joined by North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones and Vice […]

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A39 blocked West Country Inn, Hartland

The A39 is blocked both ways with queueing traffic due to accident between Welcombe Campsite to The West Country Inn Hotel. This is affecting traffic between Bude and Hartland. The accident happened late afternoon but the road is still blocked, so please avoid.

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A30 closed in both directions after serious collision

Both carriageways of the A30 are closed after a serious multi-vehicle collision this morning at Cheriton Bishop, between Exeter and Okehampton. Emergency services are currently still at the scene. Police, fire and ambulance were called at 7.40am today [28 August] following a collision involving six vehicles. Among the vehicles is […]

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M5 northbound closed

An oil spillage earlier this morning which has closed the M5 northbound from Junction 26 for the A38 (Wellington) to Junction 25 for the A358 (Taunton). and traffic is being diverted via the A38. Eight miles of diesel and oil is being cleaned from the road, with gritters being used […]

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Man critical after M5 crash

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 11:26 hrs on Saturday 22nd June 2019, Devon and Cornwall Police were notified of a Road Traffic Incident on the A30 Westbound slip from the M5 south in Exeter, Devon, believed to be a multi-vehicle collision involving a Citroen DS3 and a Nissan Qashqai. […]

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