Posts for Welcombe

Torridge cashless parking goes to RingGo

Cashless Parking in Torridge will be changing from Parkmobile to RingGo on the 26th October. The move is part of a wholesale consolidation of cashless parking across the County, with single provision by RingGo across all Devon Councils. As part of the move to RingGo, and to encourage safer, touch […]

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Missing person, Welcombe

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of Martin Conway, missing from the Welcombe area in North Devon. Martin is a 45 year old white male, of medium build with short light brown hair.  Martin was last seen at his home address in Welcombe on Friday 9th October 2020 at […]

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Shed fire, Welcombe

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a shed fire near Kings Cross, Well Lane, Welcombe at around 1.30 pm.  One fire appliance from Hartland and one from Holsworthy were sent to the fire. Upon arrival crews confirmed a fire involving a garden shed. They […]

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Planning delays at Torridge Council

Frustrating times for house buyers and people applying for planning permission as extra workload post-lockdown creates delays … Torridge District Council are making customers aware that high work volumes are having a direct impact on the turnaround times within the Planning and Land Charges Services. Workloads have peaked post lockdown […]

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Torridge’s litter campaign

From Torridge Council: This summer has seen a major increase in the amount of litter being left behind by people who live in or visit our district. Litter bins throughout Torridge, but especially in Westward Ho! are constantly being overfilled, often resulting in litter spilling out. Because some people appear […]

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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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