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RNLI urges people to stay safe at the coast

The RNLI is urging people to stay safe at the coast this weekend as severe weather could make our seas particularly dangerous and unpredictable, with large waves and swells being a […]

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Coastguard and lifeboat called to Crackington

Walking in Poughill yesterday, I heard sirens, and saw the Coastguard dashing off, blue lights flashing. Later I saw the lifeboat coming back in to Bude. Well, it seems there […]

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Boy, 15, missing from Plymouth now found safe and well

  Kallum has been found safe and well! Good news.     Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a boy missing from Plymouth. Kallum Barritt hasn’t been […]

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Halloween costumes – check the label

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is warning parents of the potential fire risk posed by children’s fancy dress costumes, which can quickly burn if touched by a naked […]

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Coastguard forced to abandon dog rescue Morwenstow

According to their Facebook page, Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 14:16 on Saturday and tasked to Yeolmouth Cliff in Morwenstow, following the report of a dog that […]

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Tribute paid to A39 victim

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: A friend of 30-year-old Daniel Chaffe [pictured], who was fatally injured when the car he was travelling in collided with two other vehicles on […]

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Airlift to hospital from Bude Holiday Park

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 18:27 yesterday and tasked to Bude Holiday Resort following a request from the Coastguard Operations Centre (CGOC) in Falmouth to set up and […]

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Vehicle fire Launcells

Fourteen firefighters from Bude and Holsworthy attended a call to a vehicle which had caught alight in a farm building. On the arrival of On the arrival of the firefighters, […]

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Over 200 rescues this summer by Bude’s lifeguards…

This report is gratefully received from a Bude lifeguard, Ella Henwood. I am in awe of the amazing work our lifeguards do and appreciate them every time I am near […]

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Collision Wainhouse Corner

There was a collision late yesterday morning on the A39, Wainhouse corner area of Bude. Five firefighters on one appliance from Bude attended a call to a two vehicle road […]

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Bude coastguard called as two dogs fall off cliffs at Crooklets

Dogs get very excited (one reason we love them so much) and have little sense of danger. They do not know what happens if they chase something and go over […]

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2 fatalities and several injured in A39 crash

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 30-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman have died following a collision on the A39 at Helstone near Camelford on Saturday 23 September 2017. Emergency […]

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Sandymouth Surfer cut off by tide

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 18:32 last night (Friday 22nd September), following the report of a surfer cut off by the tide just north of Sandymouth Beach. The […]

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Motorcyclist dies in N Devon collision

Sad news that a man died following a collision on Monday 28 August at around 10.40am on the B3227 south of Barnstaple, between Atherington and Torrington. The motorcyclist, a 55-year-old man […]

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Devon & Cornwall Police train two digital storage detection dogs

From Devon & Cornwall Police website:   Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police are once again leading the way in investing in cutting edge ways to tackle crime. Hot off […]

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