Bude Coastguard Rescue Team assist lady to hospital

From Bude Coastguard’s Facebook page: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 15:19 this afternoon and tasked to The Weir car park, having been requested by a Staff Community First […]

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Body cameras for Devon & Cornwall police officers

A joint project between Dorset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police to equip officers with a body worn video (BWV) was launched this week. BWV is a small camera attached […]

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A388 Lezant closed

Winds are playing havoc. Late this morning on the A388, Lezant area, Launceston,  a high voltage cable was found lying across the main road. Firefighters assisted Western Power to make […]

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Serious collision, Wadebridge

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: Police were called at around 11:25 am on Tuesday 9 October with reports of a Honda Jazz having a pedestrian; the vehicle had continued […]

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Car Fire A39

I could see the smoke from this earlier. Thanks to Bude Fire Station for the picture and info taken from their Facebook page. The fire occurred this morning, on the […]

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Crashes affect A30 and M5

Two appliances from Launceston Fire Station attended a single vehicle road traffic collision this afternoon. Crews used crash rescue equipment to release a door to assist paramedics with the removal […]

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Appeal following body on Perranporth Beach

Police in Cornwall have launched an appeal following the discovery of a body on Perranporth beach last week. Mary was reported missing on the evening of Friday 28thSeptember and Police […]

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404 knives handed in during police amnesty

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: 404 knives and other bladed items were handed in to the police during the knife amnesty held in Devon and Cornwall during four days from […]

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Cornish gorse fire stretches to 2 hectares

Now the warm weather has faded, gorse fires are a little unexpected, but firefighters had to deal a large one yesterday in west Cornwall. The ground is still pretty dry […]

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Body found on Perranporth beach

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police attended Droskyn Point Perranporth Cornwall this morning at 1020 hours after members of the public found the body of a female on the beach. Other emergency services […]

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RNLI lifeguard season starts drawing to a close

With the RNLI lifeguard season drawing to a close this Sunday (30 September), the charity is urging those still using the water to head to one of the 19 beaches […]

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Busy summer for Bude lifeguards

By Ella Henwood: It has been yet another busy summer for Bude’s RNLI Lifeguards. With the summer holidays over and the nights beginning to draw in, the Lifeguard season is […]

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Cornwall Council opposes police merger

From Cornwall Council website: In a letter to the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Alison Hernandez, Cornwall Council has voiced its opposition to […]

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Fire in power transformer at Whitstone

Two crews from Bude were mobilised to a large power transformer mounted on a telegraph pole, near Whitstone yesterday afternoon at 4.40pm. On arrival, the transformer box was found to be […]

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Is police merger ‘dead in the water’?

The full business case for the proposed merger of Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police was discussed this week to merge Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police forces. Chief […]

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