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Not the kind of Kinder surprise you want!

From Devon & Cornwall Police Class-A drugs hidden in a Kinder Surprise and a large quantity of cash has been seized following a policing operation in North Devon. On Wednesday […]

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Possible substance death of a Devon teenager

A warning to young people everywhere to be very careful what they are ingesting. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenager in the early hours of […]

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North Devon students get on track…

World class athletes celebrate the graduation of young people from Northern Devon on a transformational programme which strikes me as reminiscent of CATS. Get-On-Track is a 14-month transformational programme, led […]

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Crossing the Tamar

When you still feel excited about crossing the Tamar and being right on the border…

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Mountaineer inspires Route 39 pupils

If you’ve been in Clovelly over the last week you may be wondering what has been going on for groups Route 39 Academy students have been climbing up the famously […]

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Scrap metal thefts in Torridge/N Devon

From the community policing bulletin: We have received reports of thefts of scrap metal from gardens of properties in the area of North Devon and Torridge recently. The suspects are […]

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Major thatch fire at Bell Inn, Parkham

The Fire Service were called to reports of a thatch roof on fire at the beautiful Bell Inn, Parkham, in North Devon this morning.  Devon & Somerset Fire Control mobilised […]

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Devon’s rural roads receive extra funding

Phew, this is a relief, as avoiding potholes on some of the single track roads near me is like rally driving. Good news for anyone who ever drives on Devon’s […]

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North Devon’s Rural Drink Driving Campaign

Driving safely on country roads and the morning after the night before will be the focus of a drink driving campaign by the fire service and police in North Devon […]

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Devon Fire Service Talks Sprinklers

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is promoting the installation of sprinkler systems in commercial premises. Sprinklers play a positive role in protecting life, reducing the economic and environmental […]

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Next Week’s Roadworks in Devon & Cornwall

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency network: A30 Sticklepath, nr Whiddon Down, east of Okehampton:Eastbound lane closure 2200 – 0000 hrs to pick up traffic management (28-29 […]

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Devon & Cornwall Roadworks Next Week

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency roads starting next week: A30 Pathfinder Village, nr Tedburn St Mary: 24 hr westbound lane closure for tree works (22-24 Oct) […]

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Mum and Daughter in Car Roof Rescue

At around 7.15pm last night fire crews from Hatherleigh, Torrington and the Specialist Rescue Team from Barnstaple were called to Sheepwash Bridge on the river Torridge to assist a mother and daughter trapped on the roof of their car in rising flood water. Their car had been washed off a bridge by flood water and swept downstream.

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Holsworthy Fishery Fined

The owners of a Devon fishery have been ordered to pay nearly £35,000 in fines and costs for keeping two invasive species of fish in lakes near Holsworthy. The case, taken […]

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Special Award for Torridge

Torridge District Council has won the inaugural Best ‘Small Business Friendly Procurement Policy’ award from the Federation of Small Businesses Devon Regional Local Authority Small Business Friendly Awards 2012. The […]

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