Posts for Welcombe

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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Man from Exmouth convicted of Welcombe attack

Aged 29, from Exeter Road, Exmouth, Ashley Drew was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison at Exeter Crown Court on Thursday 27 February for aggravated burglary. Drew pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to an aggravated burglary where 2 men forced entry into a holiday home, brandishing […]

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Man pleads guilty to aggravated burglary at Welcombe

On Twitter, Detective Praveen Naidoo announced that Ashley Drew pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court yesterday to an aggravated burglary in Welcombe on 15/9/18 where 2 men forced entry into a holiday home and gaffer taped 2 innocent holidaymakers. Sentencing is on 31/1/20 and a jail sentence is expected. The […]

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Chicks in the Sticks for rural women!

From Chicks in the Sticks: There’s no doubt that we are blessed to live where we do in beautiful North Devon and Cornwall but rural living, especially in remote areas, is not without its downsides. Women in rural areas face some unique challenges on top of the usual ones. Friends […]

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A39 Welcombe crash yesterday

A person was injured in yesterday afternoon’s crash on the A39 near Meddon between Welcombe campsite and The West Country Inn, which blocked the road in both directions. The single-vehicle collision happened at around 4.50 pm. The air ambulance was requested but was unable to fly due to the cloud. […]

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Torridge election results

Torridge voters went to the polls on Thursday. Here are results from some of the wards closer to Bude.  The Conservatives lost control with the Independents just one seat short of taking control. Conservatives lost 7 seats, all 3 UKIP members lost theirs, the Green Party and Lib Dems held […]

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