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Yesterday, 15:55

An overnight stop by Royal Navy ship HMS Explorer on Saturday has been cancelled due to bad weather.

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Yesterday, 14:36

Two 19-year-old victims were allegedly kicked and punched by a pair of men in Barnstaple, can you help?

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Yesterday, 13:26

New Road partially blocked but due to reopen shortly

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Yesterday, 13:16
The land at Fremington sold for £22,000.

Four acre plot on estuary fetches four times its guide price at Clive Emson auction.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Survey by The Children’s Society finds council tax debt is ‘widespread’ among North Devon and Torridge.

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Yesterday, 07:30
North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Fitness consultancy launches new class at North Devon Leisure Centre to help people who have survived a stroke.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Sarah Stott from Childrens Hospice South West with members of staff from Dainton's self storage.

Barnstaple storage facility raises more than £6,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.

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Thu, 19:00
Rodney Cann will stand as a Conservative in the May local elections. Picture: Tony Gussin

Deputy leader of district council will stand for the party he was deselected from at the last election.

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Thu, 16:11
North Devon's election candidates busy answering YOUR questions at Gazette HQ.

Catch up on Thursday night’s live online election hustings with the North Devon candidates.

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Thu, 13:14
Waterloo House in Lynton is believed to be the oldest boarding house in the village.

The Grade II listed Waterloo House dates back to 1828 - and is on the market as a bed and breakfast.

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Thu, 12:53
School governors and pupils at the opening of phase two of the Chulmleigh project in September 2014

Good news for North Devon as minister makes Condition Improvement Fund announcement

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Thu, 11:02

Silver Peugeot in collision near Two Potts

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Thu, 09:44
Newport head teacher Andrew Cotton with members of the school’s leadership team, Mo Cann, Sue Gibson and Gillian Courtenay are pictured with pupils representing every year group at the school. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple primary school earns top praise from Ofsted inspectors.

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Thu, 09:24
The North Devon and Torridge Green Party launched their election campaign this week

North Devon and Torridge candidates and members come together at Tapeley Park

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Thu, 09:24
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Fire fighters scrambled to Bridgeland Street after reports of alarms sounding and smell of smoke.

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Thu, 09:05
John Balls, the new chairman of North Devon Fishermen's Association.

We caught up with John Balls, the new chairman of North Devon Fishermen’s Association, to see what he thinks about the future of the industry locally...

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Thu, 09:00
Sam and Gert-Jan Elshout at their new Ilfracombe pancake bar.

GJ’s Pancake Bar in Wilder Road opens on Saturday, March 28 after expanding the business from Woolacombe.

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Thu, 08:00
Iman Adamu (right) and friends with her winning design. Picture: Nic Randall

A Barnstaple pupil has bagged a big prize in an art competition organised by the town’s Tesco store to tell customers about its Click + Collect Groceries online shopping service.

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Wed, 16:39
A seafood festival is being held at Barnstaple Pannier Market on Sunday, April 5.

Barnstaple Pannier Market to host celebration of seafood on Sunday, April 5.

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Wed, 16:23
Riverbank House.

Torridge District Council will close Torrington offices on March 31 and reduce Holsworthy opening times.

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Wed, 16:20
Demolition work continues at Anchorwood Bank in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Contractors move in to carry out infrastructure work at former Leaderflush Shapland site.

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Wed, 15:50
South Molton Community College teachers and governors have been working with the EFA to deliver a new school building

Community College hosting exhibition to showcase new build designs

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Wed, 15:41
April's cover of My Town Bideford.

It’s a mind, body and soul special this month for our free Bideford magazine.

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Wed, 13:00
Andy Mason.

Online page, charity football match and raffle set up by friends to help victim of alleged assault in Barnstaple.

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Wed, 12:46

The care former care worker has been charged with 16 historic sex offences, including eight at Beam College in Torrington.

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Wed, 12:42
Green candidate for Torridge and West Devon, Cathrine Simmons

In the latest of our series of features profiling each of this year’s General Election candidates, we meet Cathrine Simmons, the Green Party’s candidate for Torridge and West Devon

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Wed, 11:39

Pearce Construction is seeking permission for new housing scheme at village near Barnstaple

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Wed, 09:00
Monty with owner Wendy Wills. Picture: Sarah Howells

Four-year-old golden retriever Monty was a natural when he took to the stage without an ounce of formal training.

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Wed, 08:48
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Three fire engines scrambled to reports of fire in fuse box under stairs.

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Wed, 08:39
The FIFA Lottery scam letter identified by police.

Two North Devon people reported being sent the letter, which is a scam, warn police officers.

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Tue, 15:27
Join Judges Jules at The Factory in Barnstaple.

Legendary DJ is in town on Saturday, April 4

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Tue, 10:57
Volunteers helped clean up Northam Burrows.

Big Spring Clean saw volunteers pick up a ‘huge’ amount of rubbish from Northam Burrows and Pebble Ridge.

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Tue, 10:13
North Devon Council is to carry out link road litter picks throughout the year. Picture: Submitted

Council team removed two tonnes of litter from Link Road in the space of a week.

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Tue, 08:39
Chris Walke at Appledore Blue Lights Hall. Picture: Sarah Howells

Community hall in Appledore needs new volunteer recruits as committee members look to take a step back.

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Tue, 06:00
Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb and North Devon MP Nick Harvey are pictured outside North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Norman Lamb warns of ‘considerable and unprecedented’ efficiency gains in bid to plug £8bn funding gap.

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