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Developers say they are closer to finding a solution for Barnstaple’s historic Oliver Buildings. Picture: Andy Keeble

More details emerge about ideas for Oliver Buildings as Historic England amends listing and developers reject 100k bid to buy historic Barnstaple buildings

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Yesterday, 11:42
Jack Johns has been taking the 22 press up challenge to new heights - literally!

Ex-forces personal trainer Jack Johns, 47, is scaling buildings, lampposts and even diggers to carry out press up challenge.

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Yesterday, 12:02

Police appeal for witnesses after collision on Friday at the A361 Bolham roundabout near Tiverton.

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Yesterday, 10:14

The independent secondary school has announced it will close next year due to mounting costs.

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Yesterday, 09:03
The Legendary Grand Tour mini run in Bideford on Monday. Pictures: GRAHAM HOBBS

Towns and villages came to life yesterday (Monday) as hundreds of minis took part in the annual Legendary Grand Tour.

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Mon, 09:19
Appledore's last night at the proms. Pictures: Graham Hobbs

Hundreds of people packed onto Appledore Quay yesterday (Sunday) for an evening of musical entertainment.

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Mon, 08:55
The fire at South Molton yesterday (Sunday).

Fire fighters were called out to the incident at Holdridge Cross yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

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Mon, 08:38
The Businesses of Bideford are already planning a spooky Halloween.

The Businesses of Bideford are planning a bumper celebration for Wicked Week this October half term.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Diesel's family and friends with their tribute to him at Ilfracombe Carnival 2016. Picture: Tony Gussin

Costumed mayhem as Ilfracombe celebrates carnival night

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North Devon Entertainment

Mon, 12:07
Tenors Unlimited are coming to Barnstaple.

Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple, Friday, September 9

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Pianist Alex Hutton is playing at North Devon Jazz Club on Monday, September 5

Join Alex Hutton and friends at North Devon Jazz Club on Monday, September 5

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Syria fundraiser organisers Jake Slee and Jumoké Fernandez at Bideford's Cafe Onboard venue.

Don’t miss ‘Syria’ at cafe Onboard this Saturday (August 27)

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Songwriter Anna Shannon appears at Shammick Acoustic this Saturday.

Catch Anna Shannon at Shammick Acoustic on Saturday (August 27)

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Get ready to party this August bank holiday, with plenty going on around the region.

North Devon events from 25/08/16 to 31/08/16

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Resin painter Rozanne Bell at work.

Resin artist’s quirky, humorous and vivid work draws the crowds

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Monday, August 22, 2016
North Devon Sinfonia perform at Maida Vale.

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

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North Devon sport

Yesterday, 17:00

This week’s Tolchards Devon Cricket League round-up

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Yesterday, 16:31
Bideford Amateur Athletic Club's rowers.

There was success for both Bideford clubs on home water on Sunday.

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Yesterday, 15:00
Boca Seniors v Torrington. Picture: Andy Keeble

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up.

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Yesterday, 12:46
Tarrant Wotton with one of his festival winning smoothounds.

North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin

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Mon, 18:48
Bideford v Barnstaple Town. Picture: Matt Smart

The two sides met each other in the Evo-Stik Southern League Division One South and West this afternoon (Monday).

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Barnstaple Town v Hereford. Picture: Andy Keeble

More than 700 people visited Mill Road to watch Hereford beat Barnstaple 2-0 in the Evo-Stik Southern League Division One South and West.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Find yourself a good spot for the Bideford Fishing Festival this weekend...

Plus don’t miss Bideford Fishing Festival this weekend – all in the North Devon angling scene round up

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North Devon Lifestyle

Monday, August 15, 2016
Matt Spencer, owner of Custom House in Barnstaple, with the new Smokehouse Challenge. Picture: Sarah Howells

Our reporter Matt Smart took on the gargantuan new Smokehouse Challenge at the Custom House - find out how he got on...

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Friday, August 12, 2016
Alex Richards, manager; Joardan McCaughley, bar manager; Rafael Ragno, bar tender and owner Matthew Brend at Bar62.

Head down to Bar62 for a fine array of drinks, from tropical tastes, sweetshop favourites and even smoking cocktails...

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Monday, July 18, 2016
Avoid getting burnt during the heatwave.

Charity shares advice on common problems to look out for as a heatwave hits North Devon.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Exquisite Barricane Beach

If you love the beach but can’t stand the summer crowds, check out our guide and head off the beaten track to seven of North Devon’s lesser-known beaches. #LocalsRule

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The wavesurfer at Golden Coast, Woolacombe.

Become the ultimate holiday-faker with our guide to the holiday park facilities on offer for locals

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Grab a copy of our new summer magazine – free inside this week's North Devon Gazette.

Find out how to take the North Devon experience to the max - just don’t tell the tourists!

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The Hunters Inn

North Devon’s pubs make the great British summer perfect for a spot of al fresco refreshment. Whether you’re after a secluded spot, a town-centre retreat or a gorgeous view, these 10 pub gardens will have you out of the office door before you can say ‘pint please’.

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