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How’s this for a belated New Year’s resolution?

With the New Year now underway, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is asking everyone to make testing their smoke alarms once a month their New Year’s resolution. Many […]

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Police adopt new child safeguarding scheme

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Operation Encompass is helping the force and schools focus on supporting children who are suffering harm in domestic abuse incidents. Devon and Cornwall Police are […]

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Climber winched from cliffs at Morwenstow

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 17:04 yesterday afternoon (Sunday, January 7th ) after the Coastguard Operations Centre in Falmouth (CGOC) were alerted to a report of a […]

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Thanks to The Rectory Tea Rooms

Thanks to Dr Angus MacDonald for sending in this information and a shout out indeed to the Rectory Tea Rooms at Morwenstow. Great work. Dr MacDonald writes: Thanks to Mr […]

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Woman dies in Looe fire

This is beyond but sad news, nonetheless, and a warning to us all how quickly fire can spread through a property: A woman has died following a fire at a […]

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Assault in Wadebridge

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place at the Swan Hotel in Wadebridge on Friday 15 December. The incident happened between 10.00pm and midnight. Two males […]

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Collision on A30

Two fire appliances from Okehampton, together with two from Launceston were mobilised yesterday following a request from the Ambulance Service for assistance to a one-vehicle collision on the A30 (Stowford Cross) […]

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Spare a thought for those on 101 this Christmas

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Throughout the festive period, the Devon and Cornwall Police contact centres in Exeter and Plymouth will be open 24 hours a day, seven days […]

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Fatal collision on A39, Truro

Police were called just before midnight with reports of a Vauxhall Corsa on its roof on the A39 near Truro, just before the Norway Inn. It appears the car hit […]

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Collision near Rosemoor

Do take care while on the roads. It is so easy for incidents to occur. Yesterday lunchtime, Devon Fire Control received a call from Ambulance Control to reports of a road […]

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Will Santa get down your chimney?

Timely advice from Devon Fire service: Christmas is fast approaching and with the colder weather now here, cosy chimney fires are being lit. Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service […]

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Tributes paid to drugs death teenagers

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Tributes have been paid to teenagers Aaron Reilly and Joshua Brock who both tragically died after collapsing in Pryzm nightclub in Plymouth. Police were informed […]

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Police warn there are no safe ‘recreational’ drugs

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of two teenagers in Plymouth. Police were informed by ambulance at around 1.40am on Saturday 9 […]

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Fire service to carry pet oxygen masks

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall’s fire investigation dogs have given a big ‘paws up’ in thanks for the donation of life-saving equipment for animals which will now be carried on fire […]

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Firearms amnesty yields over 500 guns

Nearly 600 firearms were handed in to Devon and Cornwall Police during the firearms and ammunition surrender which ran from 13 – 26 November this year. The campaign, instigated by […]

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