Bude Coastguard called out to leg injury at Crooklets

Around 1.30, my daughter alerted me to the helicopter landing at the rugby club.  Concurrently, Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 13:26 today and tasked to Crooklets Beach […]

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Serious collision M5

Road now open Police were called at 5.50am on 14 January to reports of a collision, on the M5 near junction 29 southbound, between a car and a lorry. A […]

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Police introduce spit and bite guards

In what is a sign of the times, Devon and Cornwall Police will introduce spit and bite guards (SBG) to limit the number of assaults on officers, staff and other […]

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Police target excessive speed

FRom Devon and Cornwall Police: Excessive speed is one of the Fatal Five top contributory factors to deaths and serious injuries on UK roads because collisions where speed is a […]

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Fatality in Barnstaple collision

A pedestrian has died following a collision in North Devon this morning. Police were called at around 7.45am following reports of a collision between a tipper truck and a pedestrian […]

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Serious incident closes roads in Barnstaple

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious incident in North Devon. Police were called at around 7.45am following reports of a collision between a tipper truck and a […]

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Police appeal for help re identifying deceased man on A30

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called at 5.20 am on 7 January 2019 to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the A30 near […]

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Congrats to Shaun Sawyer

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police Shaun Sawyer has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM) in the New Year’s Honours by Her Majesty […]

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Major incident declared when ship ran aground off Cornwall

A major incident was declared after a container ship ran aground off Cornwall today. At around 5am this morning (18/12) a 180 metre cargo ship ran aground just off Gyllyngvase […]

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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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Accident on A39 West Country Inn

Fire crews from Hartland were mobilised to reports of a road traffic collision on the A39 by the West Country Inn yesterday evening at around 17.19. On arrival, crews discovered […]

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Fire on bus in Kilkhampton

From Bude Community Fire Service Facebook:   Two pumps were mobilised to a coach fire this evening in Kilkhampton. Thankfully, there was nobody on the bus. The fire was quickly […]

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Dog dies after falling down cliff at Hell’s Mouth

Portreath Coastguard has reported that yesterday at about 08:30 the team were tasked to rescue a dog that had fallen over the cliff just west of Hell’s Mouth. They said: […]

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Coastguard callout to Stanbury Mouth

From Coastguard FB: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 12:07 today following the report of an injured 70-year-old female who needed medical assistance and evacuation from the cliffs above […]

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Missing North Devon girl found

Good news. A missing 15-year-old girl from South Molton has been located safe and well. Police launched a search for Destiny Clement after she was reported missing on Monday afternoon […]

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