Mum and Daughter in Car Roof Rescue

At around 7.15pm last night fire crews from Hatherleigh, Torrington and the Specialist Rescue Team from Barnstaple were called to Sheepwash Bridge on the river Torridge to assist a mother and daughter trapped on the roof of their car in rising flood water. Their car had been washed off a bridge by flood water and swept downstream.

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Best Foot Forward!

Dawn meets Bude foot health professional, Steph Jones-Giles

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Bullers Arms to Close

For those who live in or know Marhamchurch, it seems like a death knell for the historic village, nestled just off the A39 outside Bude. For the Bullers Arms Hotel, founded c 1856, is due to close on 20th October. The hostelry started in life as a house but became […]

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Flood Advice from Emergency Services

Fire crews have been called to several reports of flooding across North Devon, the majority of which have occurred from 1pm this afternoon in locations including Clovelly. Two motorists have been rescued after becoming stranded while driving through floodwater and motorists are reminded not to attempt to drive through any […]

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Woolsery Farm Worker Rescued from Floods

Devon & Somerset fire service received a call from a male in the Woolsery area of Bideford earlier, who was trapped in fast flowing flood water on his tractor.  Police had also received a call regarding the same incident. One fire appliance from Hartland was mobilised along with the special […]

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North Cornwall/Devon Flood Alerts

Lots of flood alerts from the Environment Agency for the south west and you’ve all seen footage of Clovelly. Here’s a few: Upper River Tamar: amber alert Bude, Helebridge, Bridgerule, Canworthy Water and Yeolmbridge Heavy rainfall may result in flooding from the minor streams. To add to these conditions, falling […]

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