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Cllr John Mathews wants drivers to obey the restriction hours at Chichester Road.

Councillor says residents are fed up with ‘inconsiderate’ parking during restricted school run times

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09:54

Crews from Barnstaple and Combe Martin were called out early this morning (Saturday).

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09:28
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 22-year-old drove into an unmarked car before driving away, magistrates heard.

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09:00
The emergency water supply for Lundy Island waits on the quay at Ilfracombe ready for transfer by the MS Oldenburg.

South West Water has sent four large bowsers to help ease the thirst of parched islanders

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Yesterday, 18:40
Bishop Sarah Mullally with Carlo Melchior at Melchior Chocolates. Picture: Tony Gussin

Devon’s first woman bishop is on a three day tour of the area

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Yesterday, 15:28
The Lord and Master sculpture was taken from Ilfracombe's Driftwood Gallery.

The Lord and Master sculpture, which is worth more than £1,200, was stolen on July 19.

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Yesterday, 14:52

Husband raised the alarm in the early hours after dogs returned home on their own

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Yesterday, 12:46

Armed police were called to the town on Wednesday

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Yesterday, 09:41
Southmead School in Braunton.

Police step up patrols after West Down and Southmead targeted

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Yesterday, 09:33
Atlantic Village centre manager Jean Sharples and Atlantic Racquet Centre's head coach Tom Vinall.

The shopping centre in Bideford has a whole range of free family activities on offer during the summer holidays.

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Yesterday, 07:30
Bring your favourite teddy bear along to a picnic in Barnstaple town centre on August 13. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto/chrisbrignell

If you go down to the town on August 13 you’ll be in for a big surprise!

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Thu, 15:48
Sunrise staff volunteers and members. Picture: Submitted

Community interest company selected from more than 20,000 nominations

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Thu, 14:40
Lloyds announced the closure of 200 branches nationwide. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

‘Uncertainty’ in the wake of the EU referendum is a factor in closures.

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Thu, 14:22
James May, Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson filming Top Gear at Hartland Quay 2010.

New exhibition at Hartland Abbey on the role of Hartland in film and television for the past 82 years

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Thu, 14:15
Barnstaple's BHS store

The store is one of 30 stores being axed in the firm’s second wave of closures.

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Thu, 13:16
Back at home after his ordeal - Bobby Bell with owner Joanne.

‘Unbelievable’ saga as dog leads owner on madcap chase around two villages...

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Thu, 10:19

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident in Bideford in the early hours of Saturday morning to come forward.

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Thu, 10:04
The opening of Bideford's Aldi store this morning (Thursday).

Some keen shoppers camped out overnight to be among the first to enter the brand new Aldi store in Bideford this morning (Thursday).

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Thu, 09:00
Braunton and South Molton students at Kira Farm's guest house in Uganda.

South Molton and Braunton pupils have returned from a trip to Uganda with Barnstaple charity Amigos.

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Thu, 08:00
Lily Bullock, aged two, with mum Hannah and older sister Ruby, aged five. Picture: Sarah Howells

Hannah Bullock is organising the big day in Torrington after her two-year-old daughter, Lily, was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition.

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Wed, 15:00
North Devon Council has more than £160,000 section 106 money in the bank. Picture: GettyiStockphoto

Money must be spent or paid back with interest

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Wed, 14:57

Police and paramedics currently tending to casualty in Manteo Way

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Wed, 14:19
Will the green bin collection remain a free service?

Member in charge of the service says he’s ‘not convinced’ changes would work in North Devon

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Wed, 14:00
The barriers around the tree on Bideford Quay.

Councillor fed up with temporary barriers which have been around a Bideford tree for around two years.

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Wed, 10:23
Seeking out those monster waves is the focus of the new Beneath the Surface documentary.

Exciting Red Bull documentary Beneath the Surface is now available

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Wed, 09:08
LE William Butler Yeats sets sail. Pictures by Norman Hardaker.

Appledore shipyard has completed its third Irish Naval vessel as it prepares to start work on the next one.

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Wed, 08:58
Jim Wiley and Briony Head with their daughter Evie and as-yet-unnamed baby girl. Picture: Sarah Howells

The Westward Ho! couple put out an appeal on Facebook to try and find kind-hearted stranger who got them home just in time to welcome their baby daughter.

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Wed, 07:30
A strategy is being developed to help safeguard the future of Barnstaple Pannier Market.

Teenage markets form part of proposals to safeguard future of town’s historic market

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Tue, 14:38
The crash on the North Devon Link Road

Van driver had to be removed from his vehicle on a spinal board after collision on Link Road in May, a court heard.

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Tue, 11:17
Clovelly

Fire fighters had to rush to the scene to release the woman after her car lost traction on a steep hill and began rolling backwards.

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Tue, 11:15
Adam Clark with the cheque for Children with Cancer UK. Picture: Contributed

Readers track Adam down to present him with cheque for children’s cancer charity

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Tue, 09:45
North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones

Peter Heaton-Jones appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary in Theresa May’s new government

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Tue, 09:30
Exeter Crown Court. Picture by Alex Walton

Judge says activities could have led to ‘serious road accident’

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Tue, 09:20
Join Joe Pasquale in Ilfracombe on Friday, August 12.

Funny man at the Landmark with his new show on Friday, August 12

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Tue, 07:30
North Devon's CCTV service is currently under review. Picture: Getty/Alice-Photo

Police and Crime Commissioner proposal could offer coverage to other towns and help sustain current service

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