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17:14

RSPCA rescues bird after it is shot by an air gun.

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10:04

More detail emerges on county council plans for Barnstaple Library building

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13:53

The annual StarTrek Challenge will be held near Dulverton this Saturday night.

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13:38
Last year's debut Somersault Festival in full swing. Picture: Submitted

Ivor Novello winning artist and Brit nominee joins line-up for second Filleigh festival.

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Yesterday, 09:39
Work on Barnstaple's new TK Maxx store is continuing to progress. Picture: Andy Keeble

TK Maxx has announced that its new shop in Barnstaple will create 35 jobs.

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Yesterday, 09:37
Labour candidate for North Devon, Mark Cann

In the latest of our series of profiles, we meet Labour’s candidate for North Devon, Mark Cann

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Yesterday, 08:47
The dolphin washed up on Putsborough beach. Picture: Amanda Baldwin.

Dead dolphin found washed up on North Devon beach yesterday (Wednesday).

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Yesterday, 07:00
Marlene May with her new book. Picture: Sarah Howells

Marlene May, 77, is selling her new book at charity shop where she has worked for 18 years.

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Yesterday, 07:00
The Trumpton bonfire in Torrington is coming together.

Torrington Cavaliers get set for giant charity bonfire in August.

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Wed, 16:09
Dave Garrett and Mark Edwards getting ready for the 100 mile challenge.

Bideford man prepared for epic 36-hour non-stop walk in aid of the Chemotherapy Appeal.

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Wed, 16:08
Yelland residents made their feelings known at a site visit for North Devon Councillors on Monday. Picture: Jim Bell

Objectors applaud decision by North Devon councillors at meeting in Barnstaple this afternoon.

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Wed, 16:02

Homes plans put off for a second time amid concerns over the access road to 105-house development.

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Wed, 15:38
Park Community School pupils Emily Rawlinson; Will Jenkins; Taya Lambden; Alfie Stone; Daniel Eastley; Molly Barrett and music teacher Matthew Street are pictured presenting a cheque to Samaritan representatives Judith Mead and Nena Benning. Picture: Submitted

Barnstaple pupils hand over £500 fundraising to Samaritans.

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Wed, 15:00
The Dolly Mixtures, Ann Huxtable, Pat Clarke and Sue Doncaster, pictured last year.

Bideford accordion players sign off after three year charity stint.

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Wed, 13:00
Model house with design drawings

Proposals to redevelop the 80 acre site at Yelland Power Station will be on display on Wednesday.

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Wed, 12:16
Model house with design drawings

Controversial plans for 25 new homes in North Molton have been refused by district councillors.

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Wed, 11:58
North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Three years after £1m upgrade, councillors explore possibility of building new swimming pool at the Tarka Tennis Centre.

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Wed, 11:45

New homes will form part of the Sampsons Plantation on the outskirts of Fremington.

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Wed, 11:34
Kris, Rob, Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Kylie and Kendall are the 'Kardogians'. Picture: Tom Teegan

Litter of superstar pups named after reality TV family the Kardashians.

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Wed, 11:32

Police appeal for help to find theives who broke into private land and stole mini digger buckets and hydraulic pipes.

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Wed, 09:25
Raymond Coats, pictured with his wife Joyce, passed away on Wednesday, February 25.

The family of Raymond Coats pay tribute to a family man who will be ‘always remembered with happiness’.

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Wed, 08:00
Th Everest Ascent team

In their latest entry, the Everest Ascent team from North Devon talk 68-mile hikes, 23 hours of climbing and booking a training weekend in Katmandhu...

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Tue, 11:53
Michael Kiwanuka.

Up-and-coming soul singer songwriter to top Croyde festival this June.

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Tue, 10:07
The Burton Art Gallery

Burton Art Gallery will establish charitable organisation with £33,000 funding boost.

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Tue, 09:06
Taking blood pressure

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) will be running free heart screening events on Saturday and Sunday.

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Tue, 08:14
Barnstaple teenager Katie Gammon had a double lung transplant in August last year.

Barnstaple teenager Katie Gammon, who had a double lung transplant in 2013, is once again fundraising for charities.

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Tue, 08:10
Alison Hunt of North Devon Hospice and Bill Sanders of Pilton Church Hall were each presented with cheques for £900 by Hamish Patrick's brother, Gavin Patrick

Fundraising evening to remember Green Man Festival organiser helped to raise £1,800 for North Devon charities.

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Tue, 08:07
The re-imagined garden is officially opened

Petroc students give gardens at Pilton House Residential Home in Barnstaple a makeover.

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Mon, 18:30
Danny Alexander and North Devon MP Nick Harvey talk to Working Hub manager Amelia Isaac.

Danny Alexander Chief Secretary to the Treasury, announces major investment - including the North Devon Link Road - during Barnstaple visit.

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Mon, 18:18
The scene at Newport in Barnstaple.

Some homes saw a missed collection as North Devon Council upgrades its recycling service.

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Mon, 14:17
Storm damage in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Stormy weather and high winds last night caused two trees to fall in Bideford. View our photo galleries here.

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Mon, 14:05
The WI baton is passed on in Filleigh, with the help of two Shire horses. Picture: Sarah Howells

WI clubs gathered in Filleigh this morning (Monday) for a special baton handover as part of a natiowide celebration.

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Mon, 11:29
Ilfracombe RNLI volunteers thank all those who have donated to the appeal. Picture: RNLI/Ilfracombe.

Thanks to supporters from North Devon and beyond, the launch and recovery vehicle appeal reaches its target in just two years.

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Mon, 10:26

Officers looking for information about incident between Tuesday and Sunday last week.

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Mon, 09:31
The Hoops Inn on the A39.

Police found car on its roof on A39 near Bideford and driver over the drink drive limit.

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