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Yesterday, 17:42

Tune in from 7pm - 9pm tonight and ask the Torridge and West Devon election candidates anything.

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Yesterday, 16:24

The latest opinion poll from Lord Ashcroft has the Conservatives ahead in the race for North Devon’s parliamentary seat.

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Yesterday, 15:18

Top local producers to showcase a cornucopia of coastal delights at Barnstaple Pannier Market.

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Yesterday, 16:17
Emily Peck is flanked by friends and fellow bowling club members at Westward Ho!  to mark her 100th birthday.

Emily Peck’s love of bowls has helped keep her sprightly up to the age of 100

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Yesterday, 14:50
British Hen Welfare Trust founder Jane Howorth with 'Liberty'. Picture: Submitted

Egg-citing time as charity looks forward to re-homing its 500,000th hen.

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Yesterday, 13:18
Mini Egg fun minus the chocolate at Exmoor Zoo. Picture: John Hammond

Include your animal friends at Easter, but don’t harm them by giving them sweets, says Bratton Fleming attraction

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Yesterday, 12:47
Is Verity Two coming to Lundy Island?

From Verity Two to another new Westward Ho! hotel - North Devon pranksters pull out the stops this April Fools.

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Yesterday, 12:23
The Ilfracombe inshore lifeboat returns to shore after Tuesday's shout. Picture: RNLI/Ilfracombe

Lifeboat unable to save vessel after she took on water while at mooring

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Yesterday, 11:30
Nick Harvey (left) launches his re-election campaign with North Devon Council leader Brian Greenslade

Nick Harvey has launched his re-election campaign for the General Election on May 7.

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Yesterday, 11:15
Cancer patient Alan Ford draws the winning ticket with a little help from Gazette publisher Graham Harris, Chemotherapy Appeal fundraising manager Ian Roome, County Garages Group marketing director Andy Witherington, Parkside Kia sales manager John Kuczer. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple man wins brand new Kia Picanto in Chemotherapy Appeal’s Grand Car Raffle.

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Yesterday, 10:35
Rich and Freddie Barrow helped reunite Princess with her owner. Pictures: Submitted

Princess reunited with Buckland Brewer owner after unplanned trip with Barrow Clark drivers.

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Yesterday, 09:26
The car was found in a Barnstaple backstreet last night (Tuesday). Picture: Sarah Howells

Peugeot collided with another vehicle in Belmont Road and was later found in an alleyway off St George’s Road.

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Yesterday, 07:30
North Devon's new chemotherapy unit: The Seamoor Unit.

The chemotherapy unit may be open, but Over and Above still needs people to fundraise.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Janet James, from Landkey, receiving a bouquet from lead cancer nurse Charlotte Overney.

Janet James, from Landkey, was the first patient to be treated at the brand new chemotherapy unit in Barnstaple.

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Tue, 13:00
Lydia, Jodie and Millie Cross have welcomed the news a meningitis vaccine will finally be introduced.

The Cross family, whose daughters were both hit by the disease, welcome the news a vaccine will soon be given to all babies in the UK.

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Tue, 12:50
Take part in our General Election survey.

We want to know YOUR views ahead of the General Election - take part in our survey here.

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Tue, 11:00
Westward Ho!

Village parade will take place on Saturday in Westward Ho! with families asked to take part.

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Tue, 10:31
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Three fire engines were called out to Hobbs Hill this morning (Tuesday).

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Tue, 07:30
Volunteers and trustees from the NDCCCT handing over the cheque for £300,000.

Final cheque for £300,000 from North Devon Cancer Care Centre Trust brings Chemo Appeal to its fundraising total.

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Tue, 07:00
Katy Quick with two of the young girls she met in Palestine.

Science teacher Katy Quick spent a week visiting children in the West Bank and is now fundraising for Edukid.

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Mon, 17:12
The loss of Zebedee has hit staff at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park hard.

Staff distraught as long term resident Zebedee dies aged 29

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Mon, 15:14

Fire fighters called out to assist with unstable scaffolding on Arlington Hotel.

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Mon, 13:24

Developers seek to turn part of the pub into housing with new application

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Mon, 11:35
Gale force winds are forecast for the festive week ahead.

Region can expect strong gusts in exposed and coastal areas through tonight (Monday) and tomorrow.

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Mon, 10:36

Fire fighters received reports of a boiler exploding at Swimbridge property on Saturday.

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Mon, 10:04
The proposed hotel in Westward Ho!

Councillors will once again be deciding the fate of the luxury £3million development proposals for Westward Ho!

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Mon, 09:57
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Join us on Wednesay evening (April 1) for your chance to grill the Torridge election candidates from 7pm-9pm.

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Mon, 09:26
Ian Roome, fundraising manager; Andrew Spear, Morgan Sindall project manager; David Wilson, architect; James Bonetta, of NDCCCT; Phil Humphreys, NDDH facilities; Rae Reynalds, operations manager.

It’s taken four years of fundraising, but thanks to your support, North Devon’s brand new £2.2million treatment unit opens today (Monday).

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Mon, 09:07
The sheep escaped onto the A39 on Sunday morning near Abbotsham, Bideford. Picture: The BIG Sheep.

A flock from The BIG Sheep made a break for it yesterday (Sunday) but were safely rescued from the main road.

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Mon, 07:00
Denise Short, The Champ's manager, and Paul Stewart-Reed, Clearwater’s head brewer.

Appledore pub given new lease of life after being taken over by Bideford brewery.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Scenes from the big Chemo Appeal Abseil at Heanton Church.

Fundraisers defy gravity to help swell Chemotherapy Appeal funds at Heanton Punchardon abseil event.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
DI Praveen Naidoo, with some examples of the scam letters received by a North Devon person. Picture: Sarah Howells

Operation Jessica gears up for day which could result in rise of scams across North and West Devon.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
The HMS Explorer will not be calling in at Ilfracombe tomorrow. Picture: Stephen Ring

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

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Friday, March 27, 2015

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

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Friday, March 27, 2015

New Road partially blocked but due to reopen shortly

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