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Bude’s Mayor condemns trashing of Bencoolen play park

The Mayor, Bob Willingham, has rightly condemned the trashing of the Bencoolen play park on his Facebook page. He wrote: WHY? If you’ve got too much energy or anger do […]

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Do you recognise this man?

Police have released an E-fit of a man that they would like to speak to in connection with a rape in Barnstaple. Internal investigations using the image initially put forward […]

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Hit & Run, Port Gaverne

Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit-and-run in Cornwall. The incident took place at around 4 pm on Friday 11 January in Port Gaverne, near Port Isaac, when an […]

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Burglary Widemouth

From the police messaging service: Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information in connection with a report of burglary to a property in Marine Drive, Widemouth Bay, Bude.  […]

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Spate of burglaries Bude to St Teath

From Devon & Cornwall Police: There has been a recent spate of residential burglaries to houses along the North Cornwall Coast between St Teath and Bude in the past 3 […]

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Distraction theft in Bideford but help is at hand

Police are appealing for witnesses following a distraction theft of an elderly woman in North Devon. The incident that happened between 2:30-3:30pm in Tesco Car Park, Manteo Way, Bideford on […]

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Illegal hunting activity to be investigated

Many people have long been suspicious that illegal hunting activity takes place under the guise of trail hunting, so it is good to see that there are police investigations into […]

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Men convicted of Class A drug supply, Cornwall

From Devon & Cornwall Polcie: This investigation related to organised crime groups and their distribution of Class A drugs in the East Cornwall area.  The criminality of those involved has […]

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Sex offender jailed at Truro

A sex offender from Camborne area has been told he may never be released from jail. The 43 year old man who subjected a young girl (under 16) to a […]

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Armed police to patrol key locations/events in SW over the festive period

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police in Devon and Cornwall will be patrolling key locations and events over the festive period and the New Year with support from armed officers. […]

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Suspended sentences for people found guilty of football violence at Exeter

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Thirteen men have been found guilty at Exeter Crown Court of football-related violence, following a large disorder within Exeter last year. At approximately 9 pm […]

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Police investigation: Bideford assaults

Police are appealing for witnesses following several reports of assaults in the Bideford area. The incidents were reported to have happened between 8 pm and 9.30pm on Wednesday 28 November, […]

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Tool thefts rife in the N Devon area

From Devon & Cornwall Police: North Devon has seen a recent increase in breaks to Motor Vehicles, specifically Power Tools from Work Vans. We have had crimes reported in Barnstaple, […]

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Be cautious when answering cold callers

From Action Fraud: People are reminded to be cautious when answering the phone to cold callers. This follows a high value scam on 22-23 November. Unknown offenders purporting to be […]

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Devon & Cornwall Police make drug arrests

Officers in Devon and Cornwall have made a number of arrests as part of a joint operation to tackle the supply of drugs across the country. Eight men, aged between […]

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