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Yesterday, 14:21
NDDH and the county council are working together to manage traffic.

Devon County Council is working with North Devon Hospital to try to ease congestion due to works on the North Road junction.

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Yesterday, 18:00
Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto/Igor Zhuravlov

With NASA set to present new findings on exoplants, we’re asking the people of Devon if they believe there is life out there. Take part in our poll here.

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Yesterday, 17:40

Restoration crews have discovered an ancient peacock drawing on timbers at The Royal Clarence Hotel in Exeter

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Yesterday, 12:44
Ruibbish would be stored at Brynsworthy then taken elsewhere

New Barnstaple centre would see rubbish collected, bulked up and then taken elsewhere

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Yesterday, 12:25
Fire fighters battle the blaze at the 13th century Bell Inn at Parkham. Picture: Tony Gussin

Work has started on the 13th century pub at Parkham after it was gutted by fire

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Yesterday, 10:36
Elizabeth Hurley meeting the Dartington Crystal team in Frankfurt.

Torrington-based business Dartington Crystal was exhibiting at an international trade show when actress Elizabeth Hurley paid them a visit.

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Yesterday, 10:18
Jess French is working from the Seamoor Unit in Barnstaple.

Cancer patients in North Devon have had nothing but positive feedback for counsellor helping them with emotional effects of cancer.

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Yesterday, 08:32
Jok Saunders is raising awareness of fibromyalgia.

A Westward Ho! woman who was diagnosed with fibromyalgia last year has started a support group for people in North Devon.

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Mon, 20:47
Find out more about the history of Bideford's east wharves at the Stories of the Wharves celebration on Sunday, February 26. Picture: North Devon Museum Trust (Appledore)

Celebration of the Way of the Wharves project will be held on Sunday, February 26 – go along and find out more

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North Devon Entertainment

Mon, 20:47
Find out more about the history of Bideford's east wharves at the Stories of the Wharves celebration on Sunday, February 26. Picture: North Devon Museum Trust (Appledore)

Celebration of the Way of the Wharves project will be held on Sunday, February 26 – go along and find out more

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Friday, February 17, 2017
The Big Sheep director Rick Turner and friend take a moment to 'check in' on Facebook

Would ewe believe The Big Sheep has clocked up 31,095 check-ins on Facebook, according to a new survey

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Friday, February 17, 2017
The Kaiser Chiefs will headline Oceanfest17. Picture: Danny North

‘Biggest ever line up’ featuring major indie rockers the Kaiser Chiefs announced for Oceanfest17

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
The North Devon Gang Show 2017. Pictures: Graham Hobbs

The 38th North Devon Gang Show has risen from despair to perform at its new venue of Devon Hall in Bideford

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Join WBBL and the Ghetto Funk Allstars at the Marisco in Woolacombe on February 24

Join WBBL, DJ Detta and the Ghetto Funk Allstars on Friday, February 24 at The Marisco nightclub in Woolacombe

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
'Below stairs' staff at Stapeley Park - don't miss the musical comedy at Instow from Thursday, February 16

Tickets available for Thursday and Friday night shows of Instow musical comedy this week

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Gazette has compiled a special Valentines playlist

We’ve compiled our very own Valentines playlist to get you through the day.

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North Devon sport

Yesterday, 17:09
Keep up to date with the latest news from the North Devon Gazette Football League – follow @NDGazetteSport

Weekly Senior, Intermediate One and Intermediate Two round-up

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Yesterday, 15:50
How the proposed stand at Barnstape Town would look. Picture: Contributed

Club seeks to demolish post-war stand to meet FA requirements

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Mon, 19:40
Woolacombe surfer Lucy Cambell has signed a sponsorship deal with Korev Cornish lager. Picture: Paul Richards

New sponsorship deal with Korev for Woolacombe’s Lucy Campbell means she can bid to climb the world surfing rankings this year

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Mon, 15:14
Tom Marsh scored five goals for Appledore in an 8-1 win against Liverton United. Picture: Matt Smart

Burnley fan Keith Shapland says big win softened blow of Lincoln City FA Cup defeat

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Mon, 13:58
Billy Tucker scored the winner for Bideford against  Shortwood United in the Evo-Stik League Southern Division One South and West. Picture: Brian Rossiter

McGrath and Tucker score the late goals as Robins extend unbeaten run to six games

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Mon, 12:39
Ryan Turner scored twice for Barnstaple Town against North Leigh. Picture: Matt Smart

Striker returns to the side to set up welcome 3-1 win at Mill Road

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North Devon Lifestyle

Mon, 14:21
Behind the scenes at The Wedding Factor magazine's latest photoshoot. Picture: Andy Robinson of J&A Cameras and Photography.

Can you guess where in North Devon we held our photoshoot this month for the latest issue of The Wedding Factor magazine?

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Friday, February 17, 2017
Today in National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Today is National Random Act of Kindness Day - but is National Drink Wine Day real? (We hope so.) Is there such a thing as National Pop Goes The Weasel day? Take our quiz and find out...

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Gazette reporter Matt Smart and local councillor David Chalmers joined Julie Adnams Hatch in Barnstaple town centre to learn more about issues faced by the visually impaired. Picture: Andy Keeble

Gazette reporter Matt Smart found out what it’s like to have Retinis Pigmentosa, a visual impairment that can cause tunnel vision.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Could you lend a hand at North Devon Hospice?

The Gazette has been finding out what it’s like to volunteer for North Devon Hospice as part of its #250000Hours campaign – this week Sarah Howells helped out at the bedded unit at Deer Park.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Gazette has compiled a special Valentines playlist

We’ve compiled our very own Valentines playlist to get you through the day.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Gazette reporter Matt Smart with Long House volunteers (left to right) Sarah Rigden, Maureen Bruce, Maxine Harding and support co-ordinator Mandy Bateman.

The Gazette has been finding out what it’s like to volunteer for North Devon Hospice as part of its #250000Hours campaign – this week, reporter Matt Smart visited The Long House

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Thursday, January 5, 2017
Which event will you take part in? Clockwise from top left: Relay for Life; Smuggle Sportive; Race for Life; Walk for Parkinsons UK; and (centre) Mission Unbreakable (picture by Andy Casey).

Is your new year’s resolution to get fit? Make sure you stay on track by signing up to one of these charity challenges in North Devon.

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