NORTH Devon officers took two of the top awards at the first Devon police Awards of the Year ceremony. Of eight awards presented for inspirational levels of service and outstanding performance PC Anna Fielding of Barnstaple took the Neighbourhood Beat M

NORTH Devon officers took two of the top awards at the first Devon police 'Awards of the Year' ceremony.Of eight awards presented for inspirational levels of service and outstanding performance PC Anna Fielding of Barnstaple took the Neighbourhood Beat Manager of the Year award and three Torridge officers scooped the Neighbourhood Team award.PC Fielding polices Gorwell, Frankmarsh, Yeo Vale, and St George's in Barnstaple.Her citation stated: "Her passion for neighbourhood policing has led to an unshakeable trust and respect for her amongst the local communities in which she works. " Of the North Devon team -PC Kevin Connar, PCSO Sarah Todd and PCSO Mark Zynda - it was said that they provide a consistent, visible, accessible and reassuring presence in East-the-Water, Bideford."The team has won the support of the community and worked closely with residents of East-the-Water in Bideford to drastically transform things for the better and improve quality of life.