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Yesterday, 11:50

George Osborne made the pledge during a speech at Appledore Shipyard this morning (Friday)

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Yesterday, 10:53

Coastguard and a local tractor driver attempted to rescue the vehicle yesterday (Thursday) which is still stuck in the sand.

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Yesterday, 09:42
Unveiling the Conservative six point plan for the South West.

The Chancellor is paying a visit to Appledore Shipyard this morning (Friday) to announce, among other things, improvements to A361 Link Road.

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Yesterday, 09:20
The Hobby Horse

From agriculture shows and food fairs to railway shows and picnics - there is loads to do in North Devon this bank holiday weekend.

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Yesterday, 08:47
Russell Cheesman, who was found dead in Bideford on Sunday, October 26.

Russell Cheesman, 32, was found dead near Bideford skate park having taken a number of drugs and drinking alcohol.

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Thu, 17:51
New North Devon Council deputy leader Pat Barker and leader Des Brailey.

Annual meeting sees the formation of a new Conservative led administration

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Thu, 14:01
The inquest was held at Bideford Town Hall this morning (Thursday).

Julian Renouf, 37, died in April last year during a ‘tragic accident’ after fishing vessel overturned, trapping him underneath.

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Thu, 14:00
Westward Ho! Picture: Stephen Ring

Double header for Westward Ho! with a coveted Blue Flag plus Seaside Award, but others receive a share of the spoils too...

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Thu, 12:18

Inspector overturns council’s decision ot refuse 59 homes at Mead Park

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Thu, 12:04
Caravans moved onto Barnstaple's Rock Park earlier  this evening (Wednesday).

Town council seeks court order to evict group ‘at earliest opportunity’.

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Thu, 09:25
Derek Green

In the second of our features thanking North Devon’s Helicopter Heroes, Lundy Island manager Derek Green tells how the RAF Chivenor Sea King is ‘part of Lundy’s DNA’.

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Thu, 09:20
North Devon's newly-elected MP, Peter Heaton-Jones

Newly-elected North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones says his first week in the job has been ‘extremely stimulating and exciting’ as he sets out his stall for the next five years.

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Thu, 09:17
Could the SS Freshspring have found a new home in Bideford? Picture: Submitted

Will heritage ship be setting up in Bideford to offer education for young people and small cruises?

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Wed, 22:35
Caravans moved onto Barnstaple's Rock Park earlier  this evening (Wednesday).

More caravans move onto park just months after council obtained court order to evict previous group.

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Wed, 13:36
Sarah Errington at her South Molton home

A South Molton photo journalist has returned to Vietnam, 40 years after the end of the war.

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Wed, 11:37
Emergency crews at the scene of the fire in Victoria Street last night (Tuesday). Picture: Catherine Clement

Victoria Street first floor flat blaze was ‘seconds away’ from potential tragedy

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Wed, 10:26
Enjoy epic views during The Smuggler cycle event on Sunday, June 7.

Cyclists of all ages invited to sign up for the big event on Sunday, June 7.

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Wed, 10:02
Pall in Ilfracombe. Picture: Roger Cornfoot

The Danaher Corporation acquires Pall Corporation for $13.8bn

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Tue, 15:29

Man is bailed until June pending further enquiries.

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Tue, 09:47

Did you see woman who came to victim’s house to collect their bank card as part of phone scam?

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Tue, 09:09
New leader Jane Whittaker and deputy James Morrish ready to lead Torridge. Picture: Sarah Howells

New leader of Torridge says she will ‘try her damndest’ to get it right and make council work together.

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Mon, 14:54

Plenty of entertainment for all the family – whatever the weather.

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Mon, 12:52

Police appeal for witnesses following daytime theft.

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Mon, 12:52
Ilfracombe's inshore lifeboat rescued four people from rocks at Hele Bay on Sunday. Picture: RNLI/Ilfracombe

Sunday afternoon drama for walkers caught out by rising tide.

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Mon, 12:36
The collision in Barnstaple. Picture: Taxi Anne

A 25-year-old man has been charged following collision with building in Barnstaple.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Former North Devon MP Nick Harvey has been reflecting on his turbulent exit at the polls last week. Picture: Andy Keeble

Ousted North Devon MP talks about his 23 years in parliament, a difficult seven days and an uncertain future.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Chulmleigh Community College. Picture: Andy Keeble

Up to 19 jobs could go as academy trust works to balance budget.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Pat Beevers was rescued by the RAF Chivenor Sea King. Picture: Sarah Howells

Braunton woman Pat Beevers, 71, recounts how the RAF Chivenor Sea King crew rescued her after an 80ft cliff fall near Lynmouth last year.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Picture: Graham Hobbs

Village hall is reopened to celebrations after funding helped boost refurbishment project in Huntshaw.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Chris Leonard and Tony Rutherford of the NDFA present fish to Vera Prance, Brenda Prentice, Connie Smy and Brenda Bosence.

Fremington Methodist Church ladies hold fundraisers to help North devon fishermen through difficult times.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Dave Venner with his book.

High Bickington man captures great uncle’s war diary in brand new book.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Atlantic Village.

Street food vendors will be at Atlantic Village during late night shopping event tonight (Thursday).

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Jocelyn and Ferenc Droppa. Picture: Sarah Howells

Bideford-based Droppa & Droppa celebrate 10 years in buisness during national Coeliac Awareness Week.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Appledore Primary School pupils with Felicity Sylvester and Vicky Humphries of Appledore Fish Summer School group. Picture: Sarah Howells

Youngsters get stuck in to workshop with Appledore Fish Summer School to learn about local catch.

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