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2 men arrested in connection with Wadebridge robbery

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of the armed robbery of a betting shop in Wadebridge town centre. The incident occurred on Wednesday 4 November at around 7pm at Betfred on The Platt. A 20-year-old man from Wadebridge has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and a 27-year-old man […]

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Armed robbery, Wadebridge

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are currently investigating an alleged armed robbery which took place on Wednesday 4 November at around 7pm at Betfred in The Platt in Wadebridge’s town centre. Two men wearing balaclavas entered the premises while it was open and threatened staff with what is believed […]

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Body found at St Kew

Update: Police searching for missing Truro man Martin Allen, 53, located the body of a man in the St Kew area of Cornwall last night, 3 November. Formal identification has yet to take place but Mr Allen’s next of kin has been informed and support put in place for them. […]

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Motorcyclist dies after Wadebridge crash

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At approximately 9.45am on Sunday 21st June 2020, Devon & Cornwall Police received details from SWASFT ambulance contol that there had been a collision on the A39 near Wadebridge. The location of the incident was adjacent to the viaduct at Wadebridge. Ambulance staff including Air […]

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Royal Cornwall Show 2020 cancelled

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and recent updates from the UK Government, the 2020 Royal Cornwall Show that had been planned to take place later this year on the 10th,11th and 12th September has been cancelled on grounds of safety of exhibitors, traders, staff and the public. If you […]

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Girl killed in boat accident was local to the area

From Devon & Cornwall Police:   Officers were first contacted at around 2.25 pm on Monday 25 May following reports of an upturned RHIB [rigid-hulled inflatable boat] in the water near Porthilly, Rock, near Wadebridge. The Air Ambulance and Coastguard were in attendance at the scene assisting with three casualties. […]

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Man dies in Wadebridge collision

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A man has died following a road traffic collision near Wadebridge, Cornwall. Police were called to the A39 near Tregilders Farm at around 5.45 pm yesterday, Tuesday 31 March with reports that a car and a van had collided. Numerous South Western Ambulance Service Trust […]

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Man dies in Wadebridge collision

Update, the man who died was 58-year-old Jeremy Shepherd from Padstow.   A man has died following a collision on West Hill in Wadebridge last night [Wednesday 4 December]. At around 10.15 pm, a grey BMW car left the road and hit a lamp post. The driver, a 58-year-old man […]

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Fatal collision on the A39 near Wadebridge

A man has died following a collision on the A39 near Wadebridge. Emergency services were called around 9.05 am today [14 October] after an overturned car was found by the side of the road between Winnards Perch and Wadebridge. The male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The A39 […]

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Serious collision, Wadebridge

From Devon & Cornwall Police At around 6.30pm on Monday 9th September, the Police were informed of a road traffic collision on the A389 between Bodmin and Wadebridge, between a Nissan Almera and a Volkswagen Polo. Both drivers sustained serious injuries were taken to Derriford Hospital. Specialist officers from the […]

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Did you see this crash on A39 near Wadebridge?

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious injury collision on the A39. Emergency services were called at around 6.35pm on Thursday 3 January to the A39 near St Kew following reports of a serious two-vehicle collision. For reasons unknown, the two vehicles, […]

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Man who died named following Wadebridge collision

A man who died following a collision in Wadebridge has now been named. The Police were called at around 11:25 am on Tuesday 9 October with reports of a Honda Jazz in a collision with a pedestrian; the vehicle had continued over the pavement and collided with the gable end […]

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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 over the pavement and collided with the gable end of a house, causing extensive damage on Southern Way, Wadebridge. Emergency […]

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The Man Engine arrives at Wadebridge

Photos by Denise Blay You’ve all heard of the Man Engine, but if you haven’t this comes from the Cornish Mining site: Powered by Volvo, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain toured the length of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site last summer, unearthing a deep lode of […]

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Assault in Wadebridge

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place at the Swan Hotel in Wadebridge on Friday 15 December. The incident happened between 10.00pm and midnight. Two males were assaulted by an unknown male in the hotel bar and sustained a number of injuries. One male sustained a […]

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