Devon goes to tier 3

From Devon Council: The government has reviewed the tier restrictions, and Devon is to move up to Tier 3 from Thursday 31 December. That means: You must not meet socially indoors with anybody who you do not live with, or you are not in a support bubble with. You must not meet […]

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Devon – missing teenager

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a missing 17-year-old boy from the Teignmouth area of Devon. Robeel Berridge was last seen at Teignmouth train station at around 11.10pm on Tuesday 15 December. Police believe he may be in the Shrewsbury area after he was spotted on CCTV footage leaving Shrewsbury […]

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Eat out but don’t stay out this New Year

As we move towards Christmas and New Year 2020, the threat of new strains of corona virus and climbing rates of infection have seen further extensions to restrictions in other parts of the Country noticeably the South East. With a view to keeping the virus in check in Torridge, Council […]

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Instow pub fined £4k for Covid breaches

An Instow pub has been issued with four fixed penalty notices totaling £4,000 after breaching Covid-19 regulations, according to Devon Council. Police officers received complaints from members of the public, prompting them to visit the Wayfarer Inn on the evening of Friday 18 December (traditionally ‘Factory Friday’) and found the […]

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Deer Park care home caring – but not well-led

Deer Park Care Home is a residential care home providing personal care to people aged 55 and over, which was inspected in recent times. On the first day of inspection there were 47 people living at the home. The service can support up to 56 people in a purpose-built building […]

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Flood warning – River Torridge (Lower) from Dolton to Bideford, including Taddiport and Weare Giffard

Locally heavy rainfall during Monday has caused the River Torridge to rise. It should now have peaked. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.

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