Okehampton man charged with rape and voyeurism

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Paul Brown, also known as Paul D Smart, aged 40 from Richards Close, Okehampton, has been charged with four counts of rape, and two counts […]

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Woman dies after being thrown from her horse

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A rider has died after an incident in North Devon last week. Police were called at around 11:35am on Friday 14 December with reports of […]

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Feasibility study into a station for Okehampton

From Devon Council: A feasibility study into a new railway station to the east of Okehampton has identified two preferred options. The study was commissioned by Devon County Council to […]

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Update on rail – Okehampton line

After reading about the Dawlish line yesterday, I asked Scott Mann’s research assistant about Okehampton/Tavistock, and here is what he said: The Government has announced that it will support the return […]

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Fatal collision outside Okehampton

At 01:42 hours on Sunday 15th April 2018, Police were notified by Ambulance of a single vehicle collision on the minor road outside South Reed Farm, Bratton Clovelly (just above […]

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Witnesses sought after woman dies when quad bike overturns

A 63-year-old woman has died after her quad bike overturned at Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton on Monday [14 August]. Police are investigating the collision which happened on the B3215 at Appledore […]

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Scott Mann welcomes trial rail service

There were many naysayers who felt that rail services would never return to our area, and I agree that Okehampton is some distance away, but with a shuttle bus from […]

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Plans to trial commuter rail service Okehampton to Exeter

By Mike Moore: RAIL campaigners in Okehampton are rejoicing after the Secretary of State for Transport revealed there are plans to trial a commuter rail service from Okehampton to Exeter. […]

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Okehampton business for sale

Toast Coffee House is a busy, well-regarded daytime only cafe and coffee shop and it is now up for sale. The business would offer new owners the opportunity to The […]

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Devon Farmer Banned From Keeping Animals for 20 Years

An Okehampton farmer has been banned from keeping all animals for 20 years following a prosecution brought by Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service (DSTSS) according to the Devon County […]

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Police Appeal Re Fatal Collision #Okehampton

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in which a motorcyclist died near Okehampton on Tuesday 30 June. Info from Devon & Cornwall Police tells us that the collision, […]

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#Railway – Sunday Rover Tickets

Okehampton Town Council is acting as lead Council, representing a number of Parish and other town councils, to promote the reinstatement of the Northern Route of the railway via Okehampton […]

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#Okehampton Line on Agenda

The Coalition Government has confirmed that they will work with Network Rail to examine how the railway line from Exeter to Plymouth via Okehampton can be re-opened.   The Government […]

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