Cornwall/Devon Roadworks Ahead

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency’s network from 23/9: A30 Between Whiddon Down & Woodleigh, west of Exeter: 24 hr eastbound lane closure for tree works (24-28 Sept) A38 Haldon Hill, nr Chudleigh: Westbound lane closure 2100 – 0600 hrs for BT works (25-26 Sept) A30 Launceston […]

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Bude Canal Permit Scheme

From Cornwall Council website, we discover that Bude Canal is due to start a permit scheme on 28th September to protect the waterway. The scheme only applies to those using the water for canoeing, etc.   A new public launching scheme on Bude Canal is due to come into effect […]

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Yellow Alert of Rain for SW

The Met Office advises: Wet and windy weather is expected to move north into some southern areas of England and Wales during Sunday. The public should be aware that heavy and persistent rain may cause localised flooding and also that strong easterly winds could also cause some disruption. The wet […]

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Holsworthy Fishery Fined

The owners of a Devon fishery have been ordered to pay nearly £35,000 in fines and costs for keeping two invasive species of fish in lakes near Holsworthy. The case, taken by the Environment Agency, is the first of its kind in the region. Non-native fish pose major risks to our […]

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Northam Burrows Consultation

Torridge District Council is asking local people what they think about its proposals for Northam Burrows. The Council has taken on board a petition for free access, but the wider purpose in looking at these options is to enable the Burrows to be fully financially self sustainable in the longer […]

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Celebs Back New Dementia Campaign

Sir Michael Parkinson, Fiona Phillips and Gordon Banks are to support national “A Day to Remember” campaign, calling for the public not to delay talking about dementia. This is a new campaign which aims to increase early diagnosis rates for dementia across England. The A Day to Remember campaign is part of the […]

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