Flat fire at Bideford

Two fire appliances from Bideford and one from Torrington attended a block of flats in Union Close at 1.57 am where a fire had broken out on the ground floor. One […]

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Upcoming Torridge Bridge refurbishment

From Devon County Council: Road users are being reminded that refurbishment work on Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, will get underway in the new year. An expansion joint on the bridge […]

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Beware before you buy!

From the Police community messaging service: This message relates to CR/107180/17 Shoppers are asked to exercise caution following two reports where a man has approached and persuaded shoppers to buy ‘genuine […]

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Grant joy for Bideford AFC youth teams

For the Devon readers among you, the youth teams at Bideford AFC have benefited from a £6,000 community grant donation supported by Councillor and Club President Mervyn Langmead. The grant […]

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Regeneration proposed for East the Water, Bideford

The wharves at East the Water have long been a bone of contention in Bideford. Now, members of Torridge Council have voted to let the development of East of the […]

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Suspicious device found, Bideford – update

  Update: Superintendent Toby Davies said: “A device was discovered in a donation bag at a charity shop and had caused concern. As a precaution we evacuated around thirty adjoining […]

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Police continue to investigate child death

Officers are continuing their enquiries today [Wednesday 30 August] following the death of a four-year-old boy at a swimming pool in Bideford. Police were notified around 2.55pm on Monday 28 […]

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Police investigate death of 4 year old boy, Bideford

Police were notified around 2.55pm yesterday [Monday 28 August], to reports of a missing four-year-old boy at Knapp House Activity Centre in Northam, Bideford. Following an extensive search assisted by […]

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Incident in Bideford – police seek information

At 2.55pm today, the police and an ambulance were called to Knapp House Activity Centre in Bideford, Devon following a report of a missing child. Following an extensive search the […]

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Firearms recovered from Bideford burglary

Fortunately, Devon & Cornwall Police have safely recovered two firearms which had been taken in a burglary in Bideford on Sunday 9 July. Officers are investigating the burglary, that took place […]

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Tarka Book grant of £350

Great to see councillors supporting local ideas. Torridge Councillors Mervyn Langmead and Tony Inch have made part of their Councillor grant available to the Businesses of Bideford group who hope […]

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Reward for recovery of Bideford firearms

North Devon Police are asking for any information that may lead to the safe recovery of two firearms that are outstanding from a worrying recent dwelling burglary in the Bideford […]

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Fisherman assaulted in Bideford

Police have launched an investigation after a man was assaulted in Bideford.| Between 9-9:45pm on Sunday 11th June, a 51-year-old man was fishing on The Old Bridge, Bideford, when we was […]

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Holsworthy/Bideford care home convictions

Finally, a conviction has been secured following a long and complex investigation into shocking care home abuse in North Devon that began in 2011, and concluded today Wednesday 7 June […]

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Body Pulled from River Torridge

  A body was seen in the River Torridge, Bideford, on the East of the Water side of the bank of the river on the morning of Friday 14th April. The […]

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