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Yesterday, 16:25

A high flying guest joins mourners at the funeral of Les Francis, 97

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Yesterday, 13:45

Temperatures are set to build across North Devon with the hottest day of the year so far expected on Wednesday.

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Yesterday, 13:11
Geoffrey Cox, MP for Torridge and West Devon.

Torridge MP Geoffrey Cox has welcomed new figures which show more than 130 people across region helped to launch business.

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Yesterday, 12:01
Where can you recycle in Torridge?

Torridge District Council has halted kerbside recycling collections - so where can you take your recycling? Find out here.

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Yesterday, 11:43
Recycling collections in Torridge have been halted.

Residents in Torridge told not to put out their kerbside recycling ‘until further announcements’ following South Molton Recycle going into administration today (Monday).

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Yesterday, 11:14
Richard Armitage and Bret Seldon (aka Burgess).

The serious order, granted for two Devon drugs gang members, is a first for Devon and Cornwall Police.

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Yesterday, 10:00
South Molton Recycle staff and Torridge District Council officers and members shake hands on a new £2.45million recycling contract.

South Molton Recycle has announced this morning (Monday) it has gone into administration, with 30 job losses.

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Yesterday, 08:52
Electrical fault.

The 54-year-old from North Devon was found guilty of three fraud charged and three consumer protection offences after two-week trial.

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Yesterday, 08:00
The proposed Lidl store in Bideford.

Your chance to view plans for proposed new Bideford foodstore off Clovelly Road.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
The newly named lifeboat is launched as crowds look on

Ilfracombe Lifeboat Station was packed for the official naming and dedication service of the new Shannon class lifeboat

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Friday, June 26, 2015
The consultation at Northam today (Friday).

More than 100 people have turned out to consultation on new Northam homes, which will run until 7pm tonight (Friday).

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Pictures from the Armed Forces exhibition at Pilton Community College

There were smiles all round as hundreds of local school children headed to Pilton Community College for an Armed Forces Exhibition today (Friday).

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Yazzy Chamberlain and the judges at the national Songwriter Competition

Yazzy Chamberlain wins another title at national contest in London

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Friday, June 26, 2015
A glimpse of how the new Ilfracombe Academy could appear.

Public consultation for plans to build an entire new school will be held on Tuesday, July 14

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Tiverton Balloon & Music Festival

Dozens of hot air balloons and musicians set to descend on Tiverton this July

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Things to do North Devon

Cream first? Jam first? However you prefer it, there are loads of great places to enjoy a cream tea in North Devon. Where’s your favourite spot?

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Police closed off Caddsdown Recycling Centre in Bideford last night. Pic: Russel Rogers

Bomb disposal squad was called to Caddsdown Recycling Centre in Bideford yesterday (Thursday) evening.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Christine Calvert and her daughter Gemma. Picture: Submitted.

Christine Calvert will be taking on the 10km challenge for Cancer Research UK in memory of Graham, who died after a long battle with malignant melanoma.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Have you seen Lydia Robinson?

Devon and Cornwall Police has thanked the public for their help in finding 14-year-old Lydia Robinson.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Do you recognise this man?

Barnstaple man comes forward after CCTV footage - and has not been arrested by police.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Property prices have risen in North Devon and Torridge. Picture: Submitted

Property values in both constituencies are nearing those recorded before housing market crash in 2008.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Where is the bus? Cllrs Adam Bradford, Brian Greenslade and Faye Webber at the Bicton Street bus stop.

Councillors hope to deflect the axe from North Devon bus services

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Last year's Bideford Carnival royalty. Pic: Graham Hobbs.

Search is on to recruit carnival queen, attendants, fairy queen and flower girl for Bideford Carnival this year.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
The proposed Northam Extension. Picture: Submitted

Public consultation tomorrow for 500 new homes and primary school in Northam.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
People in North Devon are being urged to retune their television sets today (Wednesday).

More than 8,000 people take advantage of free television licences across North Devon.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Gerald Waldron is fed up with the state of his street.

Gerald Waldron has taken it upon himself to clear up the overgrown plants and moss outside his home in Chanters Road.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Film crews were in town as Royal Navy and Marine recruits trained on Instow beach

Film crews were in Instow today (Wednesday) to capture a group of Royal Navy and Marine novices going through a rigorous training routine.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Richard Haines in his workshop at Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle owner Richard Haines had died aged 75.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Appledore shipyard

‘Major’ work could be heading to Appledore Shipyard if Babcock Marine successfully bids to build a new £200million polar research vessel.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Richard Raymond and Councillor John Mathews at Barnstaple's Willshire fountain

Calls to restore Barnstaple’s historic Willshire fountain are gaining momentum.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Police investigate whether someone took the law into their own hands after objecting to holidaymaker’s parking

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Have you seen Tatty the Tortoise?

Tatty was allegedly taken from his enclosure at Combe Martin Wildlife Park on Sunday.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Rahim Jan takes a final few moments in his diner. Picture: Sarah Howells

Owners of Jan’s Diner off A39 will be shutting up shop next week despite three-month battle with Devon County Council.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Officers are looking for passerby who saw man ‘running over’ black car parked in Golf Links Road , Westward Ho!

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