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11:45
Flora Kyte, Ben Price, Ottelie Kuehne, Hannah Munro-O'Brien, Bethany Lee, Emily Yelland and Helena Reed celebrate top results at South Molton Community College. Picture: Matt Smart

Teenagers across the region opened their results today (Thursday), with more exceptional achievements for schools in the area.

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Mystery surrounds the circumstances as to how the man was found injured in the early hours after Hartland Carnival. Can you help?

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10:20
The Seamoor Unit has won a regional award

Seamoor Unit is named ‘best building under £2m’ at the Michelmores Property Awards

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09:06
Councillors Des Brailey and Dick Jones at the Maple Grove land before it was cleared.

Wasteland is tidied up and given over to community use

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Fire engine

Telehandler was destroyed in the fire this morning (Thursday) which also damaged tractor, trailer and large hay bales.

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08:00
A chance to explore wildlife haven at Meeth Quarry on the water.

The lakes at Meeth Quarry are not normally open to water sports - but for one day only explore them by kayak, canoe or raft with Devon Wildlife Trust.

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09:34
A pop-up night club transformed the Wrey Arms pub in Sticklepath, Barnstaple. Picture: Contributed

First pop-up club is held at The Wrey Arms with disco, lights and plenty of party spirit.

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09:38
MV Balmoral is welcomed to Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The vessel arrived in Bideford with 224 passengers as was greeted by the mayor and town crier.

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Yesterday, 19:20
Can you give the loving Jean-Paul a home?

With Barnstaple & District Cats Protection

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North Devon Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:16
Songwriter Anna Shannon appears at Shammick Acoustic this Saturday.

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

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Yesterday, 15:57
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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Yesterday, 15:50
Resin painter Rozanne Bell at work.

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

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Mon, 15:19
North Devon Sinfonia perform at Maida Vale.

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

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Friday, August 19, 2016

A chance to learn about conservation of sharks during exciting family-friendly programme this weekend.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raise your hands for DJ nights at The Pally in Bideford this Friday and Saturday.

Events from 18/08/16 to 24/08/16

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Barry Steele presents The Roy Orbison Story - 80th Birthday Special, in Ilfracombe this week

Mark the 80th birthday of ‘The Big O’ at The Landmark Theatre on Saturday (August 20)

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North Devon sport

Yesterday, 16:04
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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Yesterday, 11:00
Ilfracombe's U14 crew (from left to right): Charlie Chamberlain, Kerry French, Amie Hannah, Joe Filer, Keegan Boudier, Devon Mannering, David Waters (Cox).  Photo: Dan Hutchinson.

The U14 crew was in action in Hayle on Sunday.

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Yesterday, 09:13

This week’s Tolchards Devon Cricket League round-up

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Tue, 16:00
Danny Jenkins scored two goals in Boca's win over Hartland. Picture: Rob Bates.

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

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Tue, 14:41
Barnstaple Town manager Barry Yeo and assistant manager Karl Baggaley

Barnstaple will play Hereford FC on Saturday, with plenty of away support expected at Mill Road.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Bideford v Bodmin Town. Picture: Matt Smart

The Robins drew 1-1 in the preliminary round of the competition, with the replay taking place on Wednesday.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Around Lundy Race has been called off this year. Pic: Tony Freeman

Organisers call it off as severe weather forecast

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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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