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13:26
Archers fan Paul Trueman has raised 10s of thousands of pounds for Refuge

A fan of The Archers has raised almost £50,000 for a domestic violence charity in less than seven days.

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13:05
Saunton Sands car park

Application goes before planning committee at Barnstaple Rugby Club tomorrow (Wednesday) from 10am

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09:15
How the Torrington Creamery site could look.

Developers say Torridge District Council failed to come to an outcome on the plans submitted in June last year for new houses at the old Torrington creamery.

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14:00
James Kiff will be supporting North Devon Hospice at a series of motorcycle off-road enduro events this year. Picture: Andy Keeble

Well-known North Devon motorcycle road racing champion James Kiff is turning his hand to endurance racing in aid of North Devon Hospice.

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11:10

Police warn of spate of scam calls in North Devon from people pretending to be computer engineers.

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North Devon PCSO Peter Hyde will be taking on the role of retained fire fighter as well.

PCSOs in North Devon are becoming trained as retained fire fighters in new pilot scheme which is gaining national attention.

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09:29
Majorie Walton, 101 and Jessie Prentice, 103, at Goldens Sands Care Home in Westward Ho!

Two friends at Golden Sands residential home celebrate 102nd and 103rd birthdays this month.

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Westward Ho!
Yesterday, 22:23
Storm Imogen batters the promenade at Westward Ho! on Monday afternoon. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Huge waves batter the promenade as gale force winds and high tides combine to unleash dramatic display of Mother Nature on the North Devon coast

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Yesterday, 18:02
The Gazette has launched the A Better Link for North Devon campaign to help speed up improvements to the North Devon Link Road and highlight just how crucial it is to the region and its economy.

Surveys will help form part of multi-million-pound bid for major improvements to A361 and A30 between Bideford and Tiverton.

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North Devon Link Road

North Devon Entertainment

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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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

North Devon events from 28/01/16 to 03/02/16

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Join Gein's Family Giftshop in Torrington. Picture: Drew Forsyth

Top sketch show at The Plough Arts Centre on Saturday, February 6

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North Devon sport

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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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Braunton v Fremington 30/01/16. Picture: Andy Keeble

Rounding up the weekend’s North Devon League action.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Inside centre Ryan Carter makes the running. Picture: Bob Collins

Barnstaple aren’t planning for promotion yet even though they are striding on at the top of National Three South West.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Bideford's Jono Mock scoring between the posts for their first try against Teignmouth. Picture by Kevin Crowl

Visitors Teignmouth ‘wanted it more’ on mucky day.

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North Devon Lifestyle

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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Monday, October 26, 2015
Here are five facts you may not know about Appledore.

Remember when the Jacksons came to Appledore? Know where you can spot a ghost? Do you know why the Blue Lights Hall has its name? Find out here...

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