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    • Arson, Plymouth
      Police are appealing for information following reports of arson in Plymouth. The fire service were called to Cheriton close, West Park, at around 2.35am on Monday 31 August 2020 following reports of a vehicle fire. Investigating officer, PC Renshaw said: “In the early hours of 31 August a car was located on fire in Cheriton […]
    • UPDATE: missing Chulmleigh woman located
      Cher Maddison has been located safe and well by officers, we would like to thank the public for their assistance with this enquiry.
    • Police seek two men following serious assault in St Ives
      Police were called shortly before midnight on Wednesday 16 September to St Ives following reports that a man had been seriously assaulted. It was reported that an altercation had taken place on Tregenna Place between 11.30pm and midnight during which the victim sustained a stab wound to the arm. Emergency services located the victim on […]
    • Police officers and staff praised for volunteering
      Devon & Cornwall Police are praising officers and staff for the contribution they make to their communities outside their formal roles. A recent internal pilot survey conducted across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly BCU showed at least one in five police officers and staff volunteer their free time outside the organisation within their communities, […]
    • Single vehicle collision, Plymouth
      Police were called at around 10.35pm on Wednesday 16 September to Devonport Hill, Plymouth following reports of a motorcycle in collision with a stone wall.   Paramedics administered first aid and critical care on scene and the rider, a man in his 30s, was taken to Derriford Hospital having suffered critical and life threatening injuries. […]
    • Two vehicle collision in Launceston
      Police are appealing for witnesses following a two vehicle collision which took place on the A395 at Piper’s Pool near Launceston. The incident occurred at around 2pm on Sunday 13 September and involved a black Vauxhall Insignia and a silver Honda Jazz. Occupants of both of the vehicles received injuries as a result of the […]
    • Sexual assault in Plymouth
      Police are seeking information following a sexual assault which happened in the vicinity of Devonport Park in Plymouth on Thursday 6 August. At around 6pm, a woman was walking near the park when she was followed by an unknown male who then sexually assaulted her. The male is described as white, approximately 18 years of […]
    • Former teacher jailed for non-recent child abuse
      A former teacher has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison after being convicted of non-recent sexual offences against a child in Devon. Robert Clark, 71, appeared before Exeter Crown Court for sentencing yesterday, 14 September, after previously pleading guilty to seven of the nine charges against him. Clark admitted seven counts […]
    • UPDATE: Missing person, Ivybridge
      A body of a man was located at around 12.20am this morning [Wednesday 16 September] in woodland near to Marsh Mills in Plymouth. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been prepared for the coroner. The family of Thomas Flack have been informed of this update.
    • Robbery, Barnstaple
      Police are appealing for witnesses of the robbery of an elderly man in Barnstaple town centre yesterday morning, Monday 14 September. At around 11.45am, a male offender approached an elderly man in Cross Street and forcibly took his wallet, causing him to fall to the ground and sustain a severely broken hip. Moments before the […]

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    • Media statement for Pilgrim's Pride food factory
      Public Health England (PHE) South West and Cornwall Council are aware of a small number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Pilgrim’s Pride Ltd. food factory, Pool, Cornwall.  The cases were discovered as part of the enhanced contact tracing service put in place by Cornwall Council’s public health team. Anyone identified as a close contact […]
    • Council to raise residents’ concerns over Government planning proposals
      Residents are being asked to help the Council and have their say urgently before 1 October on new Government planning rules which will set a requirement of 4,000 new houses to be built across Cornwall every year.  The proposals for new planning laws, designed to “build more homes, more quickly” in the UK would see an extra 12,500  new houses being built in Cornwall in the next ten years in addition […]
    • Hundreds share experiences of government's Covid-19 testing service
      Hundreds of residents have responded to a Cornwall Council appeal to share their experiences of the government’s Covid-19 testing service.  The appeal went out after concerns were raised that people suffering from symptoms associated with Covid-19 were struggling to book a test or were being offered test slots at locations outside Cornwall – in some cases hundreds of miles away.  The information will be anonymised and passed […]
    • Cornwall Council’s cabinet prioritise critical frontline services for residents
      Cornwall Council Cabinet met today (16 September) to discuss the council’s draft budget proposals which will prioritise critical frontline services, the most vulnerable residents, and investment in Cornwall’s recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic in the face of unprecedented financial uncertainty.  Despite the pandemic, Cornwall Councillors have still been able to regularly meet online to make […]
    • New #YouCanAdopt campaign launches in Cornwall
      Regional Adoption Agency Cornwall Council and independent adoption charity Families for Children, join the coalition of National, Regional and Voluntary adoption agencies across the country, supported by the Department for Education (DfE), to launch a nationwide recruitment campaign to raise awareness of adoption. In the UK, there are almost 3,000 children that are in need […]
    • Cornwall Council asks residents to share experiences of Covid-19 test system
      Cornwall Council is asking residents to tell us about their experiences of the Covid-19 testing system so we can let the government know the issues you’re facing and where improvements need to be made.  We’d like to hear from you about any difficulties you’ve had with the test booking system, how far you’ve had to travel for […]
    • Call for clarity on Government’s Covid street marshals plan
      Cornwall Council has called on the government to provide more clarity about its plans to introduce new Covid-19 secure marshals in towns and city centres.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government held up Cornwall’s Safer Summer Scheme as an example to other local authorities. It involved street marshals patrolling a limited number of towns to watch […]
    • Public Health ask residents to follow new rules from Monday to keep cases low in Cornwall
      New government rules say that from Monday you must not meet with people from other households socially, in groups of more than six. This will apply indoors and outdoors, including in private homes and gardens. Fines for breaching the rules will be £100, doubling for further breaches up to a maximum of £3,200. This will […]
    • Council teams up with Crowdfunder to launch climate emergency community funds
      Community groups with ideas for projects to help tackle the climate emergency can now apply for match funding from Cornwall Council, which has joined forces with Crowdfunder to help residents get their plans off the ground.  Through the Crowdfund Cornwall Climate Emergency Funds the Council is supporting projects and activities that will help Cornwall work towards becoming carbon neutral as part of its climate change action plan.   An online event hosted by Carbon Neutral Cornwall Hive is being held on September 26 where […]
    • It’s time to apply for school places starting in September 2021
      Finding the right school place for your child is an important decision for all parents and carers and applications are now open for places to start school or transfer to secondary school in September 2021.  If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you will need to apply for a […]