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Burglary at Kilk Co-op and car thefts that may be linked

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are investigating car thefts and a burglary at commercial premises in the Bude area that are believed to be linked. Between 2:50-3:20 am on Saturday 29 June, the offices of Southcott Car Specialists in Holsworthy were broken into and keys were stolen. Following this, […]

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Holsworthy Property Owner Fined £1,700

In June of this year, Magistrates ordered the closure of a property in North Road, Holsworthy due to repeated and significant anti-social behaviour associated with a “house in multiple occupation” (HMO). Working with the police, Torridge officers also discovered that the property didn’t have appropriate authorisation for such use. While […]

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Shoppers supported in Torridge with free parking

It’s good to see a local council showing some sense in introducing free parking days to help local shops/businesses which have an increasing struggle in competition with online shops. People are far more likely to spend time in town if parking is free. So, Torridge and various Town Councils in […]

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Recycling food waste in Holsworthy

Warning – this could put you off your breakfast! Councillor’s and officers from Torridge Council met for a tour of the food waste recycling facilities at Andigestion’s state of the art food recycling plant in Holsworthy last week. The visit was attended by leader of the Council Jane Whittaker, Deputy […]

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Closure order issued at North Road, Holsworthy, for anti-social behaviour

In the first of its kind in the area following repeated complaints of anti-social behaviour, arson with intent to endanger life and an alleged attempted murder at the properties, police have been granted a closure order at four multi-occupancy houses on North Road, numbers 19 to 22. The closure order, […]

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Holsworthy property destroyed by fire

Fire appliances from Holsworthy, Hatherleigh and Bude were mobilised to a report of a fire in a domestic property at North Road in the early hours of the morning of 7th May. The incident involved a fire in a ground floor flat of a 4 storey building, approximately 10m x 10m. […]

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Arrest after Holsworthy incident

. One man is in police custody following an armed incident in Holsworthy. The Police were called at around 2:50 pm following concerns for the welfare of a man who was reported to have been in possession of an axe. During this incident, it is believed that the man has […]

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Person trapped in collision at Holsworthy Beacon

Devon Fire Service assisted Devon & Cornwall Police after reports of a road traffic collision around 15.30 today on the A388 Holsworthy Beacon, Holsworthy, Devon. A fire appliance from Holsworthy and one from Hatherleigh were mobilised to the incident. On arrival, crews confirmed this to be a single vehicle road traffic […]

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New sports pavilion for Holsworthy

A brand new purpose built sports pavilion at Stanhope Park in Holsworthy was officially opened on Sunday 15th April. The pavilion is the culmination of much hard work and fundraising by many local people, the Town Council and contributions from many bodies including £35K from Torridge Councils Community Grant fund.   The site […]

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Fire crews assist elderly couple who broke down

Two Firefighters from Bude Fire Station assisted colleagues at Devon and Cornwall Police yesterday evening to search for an elderly couple who were stranded in their vehicle in the Holsworthy area, after it broke down and their mobile phone ran out of battery. Using one of the 4×4 water rescue […]

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More fire service call outs…

One fire appliance from Holsworthy was mobilised to reports of a chimney fire at  a property in Bridgerule at 8.17 yesterday. On arrival, crews confirmed one chimney fire involving one solid fuel Aga. Fire crews used chimney gear, a triple extension ladder and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire. […]

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Charity yoga events this December

This December Claire of Krama Yoga will be running a family Christmas charity yoga event to raise money for children with cancer. Come along and enjoy a “joyful yoga session to Christmas music” including all the favourite postures to bring inspiration to children and adults alike! This will be followed […]

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BP buys Bude Road Garage site, Holsworthy

​Specialist forecourt adviser, Christie & Co has successfully completed on the sale of Bude Road Garage, Holsworthy, North Devon. The forecourt is located on the A3072; the main route out of Holsworthy to the popular coastal town of Bude and is unopposed with a good residential catchment and is close to […]

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Torridge allocates money to worthy causes

The New Homes Bonus Community Grants Scheme is now into a second year of rollout across the District of Torridge. The phenomenal success of the scheme means that this year alone over £334,000 will be allocated to worthy community based projects both large and small. Added to the previous year’s […]

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Site manager recognised for work at complex Holsworthy housing development

The site manager for one of north Devon’s most sought-after housing developments has helped boost the region’s profile by becoming a winner in the industry’s most prestigious awards scheme. Cavanna Homes’ site manager Paul Whitlock has been awarded a Quality Award in the first round of the National House Building […]

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