~ Neighbourhood Watch ~

Everyone tries to look out for each other in this Parish, plus there is a local Neighbourhood Watch scheme run by Peter Bradley. Anyone wishing to know more can be in touch via this website, or with Peter direct.

Beneath is the Live Feed, as issued by Devon & Cornwall Constabulary, for those interested in knowing more about the broader West Country region.


Live Feed, Issued by Devon & Cornwall Police :


Fatal Collision Cornwood

At approximately 5.47pm on Friday 19th July 2019 Police were informed of a road traffic collision on an Unnamed Road, Moor Cross, Cornwood involving a motorcycle and car.

The motorcyclist, a 43 year old male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Specialist officers from the Devon and Cornwall Police’s Alliance Roads Policing Team attended along with a Forensic Collision Investigator and Scenes of Crime Officer.

A full investigation of the scene took place and officers are working to establish the cause of this collision.

Police would like to thank the public for their patience while they investigated the scene and are appealing for any witnesses of this collision to telephone 101 quoting Log 684 19/07/19.

Missing woman from Sidmouth located


Daphne West who was missing from Sidmouth has been located safe and well by police this evening. Police would like to thank everyone who responded to the earlier appeal with information.

Man sentenced for drug supply in South Devon

A 49-year-old man from Paignton has been sentenced to four years and one month in prison for supplying drugs in South Devon.

Paul Freeman, of Winner Street, pleaded guilty to the charges at Exeter Crown Court and was sentenced on Friday 19 July.

On 15 June 2019, Police executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant at an address in Dawlish where they located a large quantity of controlled drugs in the freezer and in the wardrobe. Over £2000 in cash was also located and seized.

During a further search of Freeman’s home address, assets including drug wraps were located and seized by officers.

Heroin totalling a street value of £119,000, equal to nearly 12,000 street deals, was seized during the operation.

Freeman was arrested in Dawlish and later charged with possession with intent to supply class A drugs and offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act. 

Paul Freeman appeared at Exeter Crown Court on Thursday 18 July where he pled guilty to the charges. He was sentenced at court to four years and one month in prison of Friday 19 July.

A police spokesperson said: “This is another great outcome the Proactive team and another drug dealer off the streets of South Devon.  As ever, we will continue to pursue those who exploit the vulnerable and supply drugs in our local communities.”