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    • Attempt robbery in Plymstock
      Police are appealing for any witnesses following an attempt Robbery in the Dean Cross Road area of Plymstock on Monday 18 September 2017. The incident happened between 11.15pm and 11.25pm. The victim, a male in his 30s, was sat on the benches alongside the park eating a snack. He was approached by a young man […]
    • Road safety operation on A361, North Devon
      On Wednesday 13th September, for three hours, South Molton Local Policing Team together with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service conducted a joint large scale, high visibility traffic operation on the A361 North Devon link road.  This was in response to the recent serious collisions that have occurred in the area.   The operation tackled […]
    • Missing man - Derek Woodley
      Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 83-year-old Derek Woodley who is missing from Teignmouth, Devon. Derek was last seen on Wednesday 20 September at around 9.30am. He is described as white, 6ft tall, of a slim build, blue eyes, and clean shaven with grey hair and bald on top. Derek also wears glasses. […]
    • High value burglary in Exmouth
      Officers in Exmouth are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a property on Cranford Avenue in Exmouth which happened between 4.30pm and 8pm on Friday 8 September 2017. An offender gained access to the property through a ground floor bedroom window and stole a large amount of cash and jewellery. Sterling adding up to […]
    • Concern for missing Totnes man
      Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a 50-year-old man missing from Totnes. Colin Cozens was last seen at his home around 10.30am on 12 September and police are concerned for his welfare as his disappearance is totally out-of-character. Officers are carrying out enquiries to locate Mr Cozens and asking for the public […]
    • Devon and Cornwall Police release use of force figures
      Devon and Cornwall Police have today, Friday 22 September, released figures on the use of force by officers, in support of the Home Office Annual Data Review (ADR) requirement. From 1 April 2017, a new way of recording use of force tactics became mandatory for all police forces, with officers required to fill out a […]
    • Armed robbery in Ivybridge
      Witnesses are sought following a robbery at a McColl’s shop on Costly Street in Ivybridge around 10.15pm last night [Wednesday 20 September 2017]. Officers are investigating after reports that a store assistant was threatened with a knife and was made to open the till and give over a quantity of cash to the offender. The […]
    • Missing man from Plymouth
      The body of a man was located in woodland in Plymouth late last night [Tuesday 19 September]. The body has yet to be identified, however, the family of missing man, Keith Eden, have been informed and kept up-to-date with developments. The death is not believed to be suspicious.  
    • Devon and Cornwall Police response to the IPCC release focussing on the national complaints statistics
      Devon and Cornwall Police welcome today’s IPCC release focussing on the national complaints statistics for England and Wales (19th September). We encourage the public to bring their concerns to our attention so that we can work together to improve how we deliver policing in all its forms across Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. […]
    • Assault in Ilfracombe
      Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Ilfracombe on Saturday 9 September 2017. The incident happened between 1.45am and 2.15am outside a Natwest bank on the Ilfracombe High Street. The victim, a 39-year-old man, was set-upon by a group of six men following a verbal altercation where the offenders called the victim names […]

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    • Policing on the agenda for the Helston and South Kerrier Community Network Panel meeting
      Residents of the Helston and South Kerrier Community Network Panel area are invited to discuss both local and force-wide policing issues with a representative from the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner (OPCC) and the local Acting Inspector at the October Community Network Panel meeting. All are invited to attend the Helston and South […]
    • Cornwall Park Home Forum seeks new committee members to represent residents living in park homes
      The Cornwall Park Home Forum Committee are inviting park home residents to join their committee and represent other residents living in Cornwall’s park homes. Cornwall Council helped set up the Forum to support residents living in park homes; which are usually permanent, detached-bungalows style homes on a private site. There are over 70 park home […]
    • Get your electric blanket checked – for free!
      A series of free events will be taking place throughout Cornwall over the next few weeks to help owners of electric blankets to sleep soundly in their beds. From Torpoint to St Ives, the free electric blanket testing events aim to give owners peace of mind, with Council officers checking for signs of faults that […]
    • Work to begin on temporary stopping place for gypsies and travellers at South Treviddo, Horningtops
      Work will start the week beginning 2 October on an emergency stopping place for gypsies and travellers at South Treviddo, Horningtops. Construction will take approximately five weeks. The site will have seven temporary pitches for short term accommodation for gypsies and travellers who will normally move on within weeks. The emergency stopping place will provide […]
    • Businesses urged to take precautions to prevent false alarms and arson during UK Business Safety Week 2017
      Cornwall businesses are being urged to take precautions to prevent arson and false alarms as part of UK Business Safety Week this week (11-17 September). The week, which aims to reduce fire incidents in the workplace, provides an opportunity for local businesses to think about fire safety and focus on prevention in areas which are […]
    • Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service give support for Grenfell Tower Firefighters
      Last week Penzance Community Fire Station hosted 12 of the firefighers from London Fire Brigade (LFB) who attend the Grenfell Tower incident back June 2017. The LFB group were with Penzance crews from 5-7 September taking part in a range of activities organised by the Community Fire Station with the help and generosity of local […]
    • Cornish Studies Library unveil new exhibition ‘Creating Kresen Kernow’
      This autumn local residents and visitors have the opportunity to visit a new, free exhibition inspired by Cornwall’s new archive centre -  Kresen Kernow - which is currently being built on the former Redruth Brewery site, and the amazing historic documents that will be held there.  Cornwall Council’s Archives and Cornish Studies Service is delighted […]
    • Wadebridge School and Tree Charter on the agenda for Wadebridge and Padstow Community Network Panel meeting
      There’s a chance for people in the Wadebridge and Padstow Community Network area to find out more about future plans for Wadebridge School and the Woodland Trust’s Tree Charter at the Wadebridge and Padstow Community Network Panel meeting on 21 September. Tina Yardley, Headteacher of Wadebridge School, will be on hand to tell the panel […]
    • Just asking a question could save someone's life
      A new public health campaign launching today ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day hopes to encourage people to talk more openly about mental health and potentially save their life in the process. The ‘How Are You Really Feeling’ campaign aims to reduce the stigma of talking about mental health. The Towards Zero Suicide collaborative has […]
    • Community projects on the agenda for the Camborne, Pool, Illogan and Redruth Community Network Panel
      Residents of the Camborne, Pool, Illogan and Redruth (CPIR) Community Network Panel area are invited to the September meeting of the CPIR Community Network Panel. Items on the agenda include a community education project, hosted by the Kernow Education Arts Partnership (KEAP), and a community “Call to Action” to raise the profile of the local […]
    • The Government is wrong again on immigration
      If you are an employer you need people from the rest of the world. The UK does not have enough people who are suitable to employ. A typical area is hotel and restaurant trade.There are many other industries. Workers from Europe have a better attitude and are are aware of how to do the job. […]
    • Brexit is a Mess. Lets get some imagination.
      It is still in the slow lane-Nothing is really happening.-It is too confusing to reconfigure If we are leaving The EU. We need to initially set up a carbon copy of the EU Departments to take over our affairs in each specialised area. Not a UK Government Dept This means we will have to set […]
    • Lets have a second referendum on Brexit
      Now we have been educated with the problems of Brexit. We now realise its a big mistake to get out of Europe.Even The EU realises that. Why do not we go for a second referendum and test the water again.Parliament keeps telling us they are working for the will of the people.I hate to tell […]
    • Disaster is on its way for the UK economy
      Over the last 40 years we became involved with many activities linked to the EU. These will now have to be moved to a EU Country. This will mean loss of jobs for the UK and a disaster for the economy Trade needs to be linked to the EU. There is not enough for us […]
    • Second Referendum is our only hope
      The Election failed to show us any way forward.We are now in a worse situation. We have to reconsider our situation and ask the public to reconsider their situation NOW before we negotiate with the EU We need to have another referendum. We need to state on the voting document If we vote out it […]
    • Government needs an Action List
      Now The Government is on the back seat mainly because of their own demise. The only answer now is a soft or weaker Brexit. But is it worth going through the pain considering a soft or weaker weaker Brexit. Why not save the turmoil and have another referendum. Maybe the younger voters will now realise […]
    • Brexit and an Election WHAT NEXT ?
      Having an election before Brexit. This appears to gives the Government a chance to impose more ways of getting our money. ie rewrite the Manifesto. WHOSE THE PENSIONER VOTING CONSERVATIVE The country has also had to accept for years that dementia is not an illness and we have to pay for it. Really? Now The […]
      Leaving The EU is much more complicated than we all thought. Do we continue in it and change the rules. Employment- We still need to allow employers employ Euro Nationals. We have do not have enough trained educated candidates in the UK. Extreme control over stopping immigration will be harmful and disaster for us. Trade- […]
    • Election is a bit of a gamble
      Half the country never wanted to get out of Europe. They still do not. They will not vote Labour because it would be a wasted vote. They could vote Lib Dem hoping that a power shift away from The Conservatives will dilute a Hard Brexit.
    • Brexit again it will not go away
      We had the vote because the politicians could not decide whether we stayed in The EU. Just over half of the country agreed to leave. We are really still in a position where half the country wants to stay in. How can we find a solution to sort this. The only answer is we have […]
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