Police Appeal for Victims to Come Forward

Police are appealing for two men who were assaulted  in Bideford last weekend to come forward. In the early hours of 23 September two men were the victims of separate unprovoked  attacks. The offences occurred at 12:07am in Bridge St, Bideford and 1.10am outside the HSBC bank, on the Quay. Police […]

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Torridge Meeting on Dog Control

Torridge District Council has completed a local consultation on its proposals to introduce Dog Control Orders. The Council has taken on board the comments made by the 514 respondents and a report is going to a special Community and Resources Committee at 1pm on October 9th. The Dog Control Orders will […]

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41,000 Decrease in SW Employees 2010 -11

Those great folk at the Office for National Statistics have been sharing their findings with us, so here are a few key figures…….   Health and Sexuality 1.5% of adults in the UK identified themselves as Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual 2.7 % of 16 to 24 year olds in the […]

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SW Lifeguard Cover Comes to a Close

The RNLI is advising people to take care around the south west coastline this autumn as lifeguard cover officially comes to an end on Sunday (30 September). As lifeguards prepare to pack up for the winter, the charity will maintain patrols at weekends and half term in October on the […]

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Missing North Devon Man

Police in North Devon are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 63 year old man known as Kevin Williams who has gone missing from the Barnstaple area. Kevin has not been seen since around 9.30am on Tuesday 25 September after dropping his wife off at work. Police are […]

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Rising SW Electrical Fire Danger Sparks Official Warning

The Electrical Safety Council and Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are urging the public to think safety as ‘blunder fires’ increase, fuelled by public naivety and growing number of high risk electrical items in homes. Alarming new research from the Electrical Safety Council shows a rise in fires […]

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