Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Police renew appeal after further garden ornament thefts

09:22 06 March 2014

Archant

Thefts of garden ornaments reported from the Bideford, Northam, Appledore and Westward Ho! areas.

POLICE are issuing a further appeal for information after a series of garden ornament thefts throughout the Bideford, Appledore and Westward Ho! areas.

Last week the Gazette reported there had been three thefts of garden ornaments in the period of a month.

PCSO John McGovern confirmed there had also been several other thefts in the area.

A 3ft high owl ornament had been taken from a front garden in Stanbridge Park, Londonderry in Bideford.

In Oaklands in Bideford, an offender entered a garden overnight and a one metre high concrete statue of a butler and a 300mm fibre glass owl was stolen.

In Northam, a wooden duck and a ceramic ball with a frog was stolen from a front garden in Tadworthy Road.

And in Westward Ho! a boxer dog garden ornament measuring two feet high was taken from a house in Drake Close from outside the front door.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch by contacting non-emergency number 101.

0 comments

Other News Stories

13:05
An estimated 500 people took part in a silent protest against cuts to services at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple on Tuesday morning. Picture: Tony Gussin

Update: Success Regime head responds as campaigners urge ‘no cuts to health services’ at the peaceful Red Line mass protest in Barnstaple

Read more
The access to the site.

Planning inspector has given developers permission to build 200 new homes despite residents’ battle against proposals.

Read more

Several vehicles damaged in fire after car caught ablaze in Concord Drive this morning (Tuesday).

Read more
08:47
Protesters outside North Devon District Hospital today (Tuesday). Picture: Tony Gussin

Campaigners are urging people to wear red and turn out in force to support hospital services in North Devon.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:45
Marin Evans, 25, was killed in the collision at Okehampton.

Marin Evans, 25, from Bradford, was the passenger in a Ford Focus involved in the fatal collision on August 13 at Okehampton.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:19
North Devon Sinfonia perform at Maida Vale.

All Together Now: the Great Orchestra Challenge – Tuesday, August 30, BBC Four

Read more
Yesterday, 15:09
The stormy seas at Ilfracombe. Picture: Andrew Petty.

Coastguard and RNLI issue safety warnings as people gather to watch dangerous waves on coastline.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:03
The scene of the collision in Instow. Picture: PCSO Hannah Denton

The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to charges at North Devon Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:23
Erin Short, from Bickington, has donated nearly nine-and-a-half inches of her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Picture: Contributed

Erin, 10, donates her hair to charity that makes real hair wigs for poorly children

Read more
Yesterday, 10:48
All the fun from the charity dog show on Saturday. Pictures: Graham Hobbs

Around 300 people braved the rain at Tapeley Park in Instow this weekend.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 25°C

min temp: 16°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications