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15:54
The first turbine is hoisted into place at Batsworthy Cross, near South Molton. Picture: Submitted

Stormy weather holds up progress bur engineers say wind farm could be operational by the end of summer

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14:55
Some care homes have been ranked below par by the CQC

Almost half of homes inspected since November 2014 classed as ‘requires improvement’ or ‘inadequate’

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North Devon Magistrates' Court.

Barnstaple’s crown court service - one of 86 to be axed across the UK - has not been used since 2012.

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14:08
Cheyne car park can be lashed by winter storms. Picture: Aaron Collins.

Ilfracombe seafront car park could come under town control

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13:24
Paula Byrom, Patricia Shepherd and Roger Byrom with the polio appeal crocuses.

Get your purple crocus now to show your support for the End Polio Now campaign this month

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Storm Imogen batters the promenade at Westward Ho! on Monday afternoon. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Met Office issues a yellow weather warning for North Devon on Saturday.

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Two Ford cars involved in collision this morning (Thursday) near Barnstaple Premier Inn.

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Two cars collided on the Link Road near South Molton this morning (Thursday).

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Rob Braddick in front of the new caravans. Picture: Sarah Howells

Rob Braddick says bookings for 2016 are up on last year as he completes £800,000 investment in new caravans in Westward Ho! park.

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North Devon Entertainment

Yesterday, 09:56
February half term in North Devon.

Need some inspiration to keep the children occupied this half term (February 13-21)? Here are our seven top picks to keep you busy in North Devon...

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Slave of the Ring (Asha Cartmell) and Aladdin (Elizabeth Hayton). Picture: Julie Wicks Photography

Magical lamp mayhem with Aladdin from Thursday to Saturday, February 18-20

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Don't miss the music, entertainment and antics of the LeperFest at Taddiport in Torrington on Saturday, February 1.

Don’t miss the big parade of lepers plus live music at taddiport this Saturday (February 6) from 8.30pm

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Events from 04/02/16 to 10/02/16

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Friday, February 5, 2016
KT Tunstall will headline GoldCoast Oceanfest on Sunday, June 19

Big names announced for this year’s GoldCoast Oceanfest at Croyde from June 17-19.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Dick Whittington, played by Lucy Bowser and Cat, played by Connor Gould.

Catch Dick Whittington at Kingsley Hall from Friday to Sunday, January 29-31 and Feb 5-7

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North Devon sport

Yesterday, 14:30

Barnstaple’s position at the top of National Three South West has become stronger without them playing a game.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Bideford’s frustrating start to 2016 continued on Saturday, as they went down to two second half goals against Cambridge City.

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Yesterday, 09:32
Jason Twist with his World Senior Championship Trophy. Picture by Sean Trivass

The North Devon man becomes the first person to successfully defend the World Senior title.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Ian Hooper with his 18lb 6oz cod.

North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin...

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Wayne Large, Sally McClaughlin, Jamie McClaughlin and Chris Reeves are getting ready for the expo.

Big names and bulging muscles are on the line-up for the brand new show and bodybuilding contest in Bideford this year.

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Bideford
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Tommy Langford has to wait. Picture: Action Images / Peter Cziborra

Bideford’s Tommy Langford has his title bid delayed for a month

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Rounding up the action from the Bideford and District Crib league.

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North Devon Lifestyle

Yesterday, 09:56
February half term in North Devon.

Need some inspiration to keep the children occupied this half term (February 13-21)? Here are our seven top picks to keep you busy in North Devon...

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Saturday, December 26, 2015

How well do you remember 2015 in North Devon? Take our big fat Gazette quiz of the year and find out!

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Thursday, December 17, 2015
Peter Burks, horticultural expert at www.potterandrest.co.uk, tells you how to care for your real Christmas tree.

North Devon gardening expert Peter Burks gives his advice on how to make your real Christmas tree last for as long as possible.

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Christmas 2015
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Win 12 days of Christmas prizes!

To celebrate the festive season, Great British Life is offering 12 lucky competition entrants the chance to win fantastic gifts in time for Christmas

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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

If you’re looking to celebrate Bonfire Night in North Devon, here is our guide to firework displays this week.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The November issue of My Town Bideford is out tomorrow (Wednesday).

The November issue of My Town Bideford magazine is out with the North Devon Gazette tomorrow (Tuesday).

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