Police release e-fit in connection with a rape near Holsworthy

Police have released an E-fit of a suspect they are wishing to identify, in connection to a rape on a 20-year-old woman in North Devon. The incident took place between Midnight and 1 am on Sunday 17 June 2018, at a foam party which was taking place at a barn […]

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Man charged with murder of three elderly men in Devon

From Devon & Cornwall Police website:   A 27-year-old man has been charged with the murders of three elderly men in Exeter. Alexander Lewis-Ranwell, from Croyde, Braunton, has been charged with the murder of Anthony Payne, aged 80, who was found deceased at an address in Bonhay Road on Monday […]

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Police treating death of 3 men in Exeter as suspicious

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Devon and Cornwall Police are treating the deaths of three men in Exeter as suspicious. The bodies of three men were discovered in two properties in Exeter this week and the investigations have now been formally linked. A man has been arrested in connection […]

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Lizard rescued in house fire, Bideford

The Fire Service was called to a report of a fire within a property at Short Close, Bideford.  Two fire engines from Bideford were mobilised to this incident.  On arrival, crews confirmed the smoke and started work investigating further. The fire in the kitchen of the two storey semi detached property […]

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Noisy Westward Ho! resident fined again

In 2018 Mathew Clark from Westward Ho! was fined £1,668 by the courts and had TVs and sound equipment confiscated twice for noise disturbance making his neighbours lives a misery. Despite this and instructions by the Courts and Torridge officers to improve his behaviour he continued to ignore all warnings […]

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Torrington Swimming Club gets cash injection

Torridgeside Amateur Swimming Club (TASC) in Torrington are the latest recipients of a community grant from Torridge District Council totalling nearly £8.5K. The bid sponsored by three Torrington Councillors, Margaret Brown, Cheryl Cottle-Hunkin. And Cathrine Simmons has gone towards the funding of new electronic timing equipment for competitive swimming events. […]

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