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Yesterday, 13:00

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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Yesterday, 12:50

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

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Yesterday, 11:00

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

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

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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Friday, March 27, 2015
The land at Fremington sold for £22,000.

Four acre plot on estuary fetches four times its guide price at Clive Emson auction.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Survey by The Children’s Society finds council tax debt is ‘widespread’ among North Devon and Torridge.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Fitness consultancy launches new class at North Devon Leisure Centre to help people who have survived a stroke.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
Sarah Stott from Childrens Hospice South West with members of staff from Dainton's self storage.

Barnstaple storage facility raises more than £6,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Rodney Cann will stand as a Conservative in the May local elections. Picture: Tony Gussin

Deputy leader of district council will stand for the party he was deselected from at the last election.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
North Devon's election candidates busy answering YOUR questions at Gazette HQ.

Catch up on Thursday night’s live online election hustings with the North Devon candidates.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Waterloo House in Lynton is believed to be the oldest boarding house in the village.

The Grade II listed Waterloo House dates back to 1828 - and is on the market as a bed and breakfast.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
School governors and pupils at the opening of phase two of the Chulmleigh project in September 2014

Good news for North Devon as minister makes Condition Improvement Fund announcement

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Silver Peugeot in collision near Two Potts

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Newport head teacher Andrew Cotton with members of the school’s leadership team, Mo Cann, Sue Gibson and Gillian Courtenay are pictured with pupils representing every year group at the school. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple primary school earns top praise from Ofsted inspectors.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
The North Devon and Torridge Green Party launched their election campaign this week

North Devon and Torridge candidates and members come together at Tapeley Park

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Fire fighters scrambled to Bridgeland Street after reports of alarms sounding and smell of smoke.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
John Balls, the new chairman of North Devon Fishermen's Association.

We caught up with John Balls, the new chairman of North Devon Fishermen’s Association, to see what he thinks about the future of the industry locally...

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Sam and Gert-Jan Elshout at their new Ilfracombe pancake bar.

GJ’s Pancake Bar in Wilder Road opens on Saturday, March 28 after expanding the business from Woolacombe.

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