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Simon Mackie on his leighweight hand bike, purchased in part by an Aspire grant.

Bideford man left paralysed after diving incident is planning a cross-country cycle ride for the charity which helped him.

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Yesterday, 13:05
An estimated 500 people took part in a silent protest against cuts to services at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple on Tuesday morning. Picture: Tony Gussin

Update: Success Regime head responds as campaigners urge ‘no cuts to health services’ at the peaceful Red Line mass protest in Barnstaple

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Yesterday, 10:20
The access to the site.

Planning inspector has given developers permission to build 200 new homes despite residents’ battle against proposals.

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Yesterday, 08:53

Several vehicles damaged in fire after car caught ablaze in Concord Drive this morning (Tuesday).

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Yesterday, 08:47
Protesters outside North Devon District Hospital today (Tuesday). Picture: Tony Gussin

Campaigners are urging people to wear red and turn out in force to support hospital services in North Devon.

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Mon, 15:45
Marin Evans, 25, was killed in the collision at Okehampton.

Marin Evans, 25, from Bradford, was the passenger in a Ford Focus involved in the fatal collision on August 13 at Okehampton.

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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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Mon, 15:09
The stormy seas at Ilfracombe. Picture: Andrew Petty.

Coastguard and RNLI issue safety warnings as people gather to watch dangerous waves on coastline.

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Mon, 13:03
The scene of the collision in Instow. Picture: PCSO Hannah Denton

The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to charges at North Devon Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

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North Devon Entertainment

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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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Events from 11/8/16 to 16/8/16

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Produce was popular at the Ilfracombe Flower & Craft Show. Picture: Events4Ilfracombe

There was plenty of display at the annula Ilfracombe Flower & Craft Show

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Enjoy the classic Peter Pan outdoors at Arlington Court on Tuesday, August 23.

Enchantment, mystery and wonder from Shakespeare to David Walliams at venues around the region in the coming weeks

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North Devon sport

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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, 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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Yesterday, 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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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Bideford Blues' Mens' Senior C Fours crew.

Bideford’s Reds and Blues were kept busy, with regattas at Appledore and Instow, as well as Paignton over the weekend.

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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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