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Fire at Bodmin airfield

A fire in a hangar at Bodmin airfield was reported last night. Two pumping appliances from Bodmin and Wadebridge supported by a water carrier from Wadebridge and a flexi-duty officer were initially mobilised to reports of a fire inside an aircraft hanger. They requested a further appliance from Bodmin. In […]

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Serious collision, Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called at around 8:15 am this morning (Tuesday 12 October) following reports of a serious collision on Beacon Road, Bodmin. Three vehicles were involved; an Audi A3, Volkswagen, and Mercedes Van. A local woman in her 50s has sustained a serious life-changing leg […]

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Arson attacks on vehicles in Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police have urged residents to remain vigilant after a spate of arson attacks on vehicles in Bodmin. Officers are investigating five separate and deliberate fires in September and August in which parked vans and cars were destroyed. Sector Inspector Regie Butler-Card said police are remaining […]

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Sexual offence, Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are investigating a report of a sexual offence which is believed to have taken place at around 3.45am on Sunday 15 August. It was reported that the victim had walked down a lane by Castle Canyke Road in Bodmin where she was approached by […]

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Suspect in custody after serious assault in Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called to reports of a serious assault in Rhind Street, Bodmin, at around 7.45pm on Wednesday 21 July. A man aged in his 40s sustained a stab wound to his leg and was taken to hospital, where he remains in a stable condition. […]

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Serious collision near Colliford Lake

At 1.19 pm on 6th July 2021, Police were notified of a two vehicle Road Traffic Collision on the A30 westbound carriageway near Colliford Lake, Bodmin. Two vehicles were involved, a saloon car and a 4 x 4, the driver of one being trapped and other occupants, including a child, […]

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Fuel theft, Bodmin

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information after £30,000 worth of diesel was stolen from a business premises at Bodmin Business Park. The theft occurred sometime between midnight and 4am on Friday 26 February. The targeted business backs on to A30 Callywith slip road. A light coloured, […]

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Yet another gorse fire

Calls were received late last night, alerting emergency services to a fire at Millpool, Bodmin. Resources from Wadebridge, Lostwithiel, Bodmin, Delabole, St Columb, and St Dennis attended and were greeted with a 3 mile front of high grass and gorse on fire. Wadebridge Fire Crew tweeted: “Firefighters have spent the […]

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106 employees at Bodmin meat plant test positive for Covid

From Cornwall Council: 106 employees at the Kepak meat processing factory in Bodmin have tested positive for Covid-19 and are now self-isolating following swift action by the factory owners, Cornwall Council and Public Health England (PHE) South West. A total of 271 staff members have been tested over the past […]

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Bodmin fly-tipper sentenced

From Cornwall Council: A woman from Bodmin who failed to attend her first court hearing for fly-tipping has been sentenced at Bodmin magistrates’ court. Miss Diane Bates of The Brambles, Higher Bore Street in Bodmin, was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £90, a costs contribution of £500, and […]

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Crime updates from Devon & Cornwall Police

It’s been a busy weekend for Devon & Cornwall Police with, among more serious crimes, public disorder, serious assault and rape to investigate. Bodmin Police are appealing for witnesses, dashcam and CCTV footage, of late-night public disorder in Bodmin town centre. A group of around 10 – 20 males and […]

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Unique Dash Camera Road Safety Project to be launched on Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor is to become the first part of the UK to run a unique community project to help improve road safety and reduce the number of livestock that are killed or injured on its roads each year. The Dash Camera Road Safety Project, part of the Bodmin Moor Rural […]

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Bodmin’s ‘Stop the Coup’ rally

By Jane Holland: A ‘Stop the Coup’ rally was held in Bodmin on Saturday 31st August, protesting against Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament in advance of the UK leaving the EU. The rally was organised by Bodmin Labour Party, but other parties were invited to join the protest, including […]

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Will proposed house building urbanise Bodmin?

Builders, Wainhomes, have submitted a controversial planning application for approximately 540 dwellings on land east of Halgavor Moor Farm, Bodmin. The applicant has applied for an environmental impact assessment. The proposals involve the development of the site primarily for residential purposes incorporating in the region of 540 dwellings, along with […]

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Trespassers in Bodmin given notice to quit

This is a message sent by DEVON AND CORNWALL COMMUNITY WATCH Please be aware a group of trespassers who have been residing in the Bodmin area have been served with notice to quit the land they are currently on.  It is likely they will be seeking other  land to occupy. […]

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