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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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Fatal collision A30 near Plusha Services

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   At approximately 4 pm on Sunday 21 July 2019, emergency services were notified of a one-vehicle road traffic collision involving a black Mitsubishi on the A30 between Plusha Services and Two Bridges. It is believed the collision happened sometime during the previous evening of […]

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Bodmin Moor gorse fire fighting stretches resources

Starting shortly before midnight, numerous calls were received about a gorse fire at Bodmin Moor, which it is now believed was started deliberately. Firefighters trekked across miles of moorland to attack the flames with beaters. A STOP message was sent at 06:37 this morning confirming that all fires were extinguished. […]

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Bodmin Police Station reopens

A spokesman for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall said: “The roof to the Bodmin Police Hub was damaged by high winds on the afternoon of Friday, March 15, and the decision was taken to vacate the premises. “Over the weekend police officers were […]

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Award for Cornish Pub which became a safe haven

The Jamaica Inn became a safe haven for 140 people when heavy snow swept across the county and trapped motorists on Bodmin Moor, together with other vulnerable locations on the A30, such as Temple Hill. With the route blocked by incidents, people were forced to abandon their vehicles and make […]

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Bodmin Police station to be HQ for Cornwall and Scilly

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Today the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall officially opens Bodmin police station as police headquarters for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Around 50 former police officers join Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer, PCC Alison Hernandez, members of the public and politicians to watch a plaque being […]

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Missing person, Bodmin

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Nicholas Cocks, aged 62, from Bodmin. He was reported missing on Sunday 4 November. He is described as a white male early 60s, tall slim build and with short grey hair. He was last known to have been in the Port […]

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