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Yesterday, 22:17

County highways teams are monitoring the situation as forecasters predict icy conditions and wintry showers/

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Yesterday, 15:37

Two areas included in the next round of Government plans to introduce MCZs to English waters...

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Yesterday, 15:29

North Devon Council has cut winter parking charges from £2 all day to £1.20.

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Yesterday, 14:45
The Burton Art Gallery

Arts Council England funding feasibility study to examine library move and art gallery expansion.

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Yesterday, 12:21

Hatherleigh Fire Station is hosting an open evening for prospective on-call or ‘retained’ firefighters on Thursday, February 12 at 7pm.

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Yesterday, 10:35

Devon County Council is encouraging residents to ‘get connected’ with their library as part of National Libraries Day on Saturday, February 7.

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Yesterday, 09:55
North Devon District Hospital.

Health service ‘could lose millions’ if East Devon contract decision stands, claims trust...

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Yesterday, 09:51
Ilfracombe community connector Miriam Turner.

Attempt to improve health and wellbeing in the town with new ‘social prescribing’ initiative.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Jacqui Stanbury and Lyn Barefoot are ready for the Milky Way's first ever wedding venue. Picture: Sarah Howells

The wedding fair on Sunday will showcase the brand new venue as well as raising money for North Devon Hospice.

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Thu, 17:09
The seals are released at Combe Martin Beach. Picture: Dawn Gilbert.

Wildlife Park and RSPCA return more orphaned seal pups to the wild.

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Thu, 17:07
Tesco is set to close 43 stores nationwide

Tesco has confirmed which 43 stores it will close in the UK - with North Devon’s seven stores unaffected.

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Thu, 16:47
Cabinet Minister Francis Maude MP flanked by Peter Heaton-Jones and trust director Ian Cowling.

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway has been visited by cabinet Minister Francis Maude MP, who praised its plans and vision.

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Thu, 10:47
North Devon could be facing snow blizzards this weekend. Picture: Guy Harrop.

Met Office warns of possible disruption and difficult driving conditions with potential of heavy snow on Sunday.

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Thu, 10:27

Fire crews were needed to free three people from a broken lift in Barnstaple yesterday (Wednesday).

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Thu, 08:14
Gearing up for the Big Brew are Bev Blight, James Bayliss and Gemma Steele.

Help the Chemotherapy Appeal and your local hospital departments by hoisting a mug or two.

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Wed, 15:25
The tidal swimming pool in Westward Ho! has been closed since the tidal storms in February 2014.

Torridge awarded government cash to tackle legacy of winter storm damage.

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Wed, 13:50
UKIP candidate for North Devon, Steve Crowther

UKIP candidate Steve Crowther on issues facing North Devon and pushing Phillip Schofield into a lake

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Wed, 13:34
The Prudence would be similar to the Dutch-built replica of the Batavia. Picture by Jaap Roskam/Bataviaphotos.com

£2m funding bid rejected, but council to seek other funding avenues to bring project to fruition.

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Wed, 11:52
Heather Walters with the signed Manchester United shorts

Premier league footballers, Olympians and a world cup winning rugby star are among the latest people to support a Barnstaple woman’s cancer awareness campaign.

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Wed, 10:40

Two month programme of work starts on Monday.

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Wed, 09:59

Lorry driver arrested following junction 28 collision.

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Wed, 09:55
Firefighters tackle the blaze above the former Jessops shop in Barnstaple High Street. Picture: Chris Colebrooke

Nearly 40 firefighters called to deal with incident above vacant shop.

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Wed, 00:14
RNLI lifeguards at Woolacombe had 452 incidents in 2014.

Woolacombe is second busiest beach in South West as charity releases its 2014 figures.

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Tue, 14:28
Walker Alex Ellis-Roswell on board the Ilfracombe all-weather lifeboat.

Clovelly, Appledore and Ilfracombe lifeboat stations welcome fundraiser Alex Ellis-Roswell during his 6,500 mile journey...

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Tue, 14:22

Town council increases its precept by 7.45 per cent but says that is only 8.8p extra a week...

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Tue, 14:12

BARNSTAPLE: The Annual General Meeting of Barnstaple Fair Carnival is on Wednesday of next week (February 4) at Barnstaple Hotel on Braunton Road.

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Tue, 12:36
Yazzy Chamberalin (centre) with fellow winners and Open Mic UK contest judges. Picture: Andrew Benge.

Yazzy Chamberlain is crowned a winner at Open Mic UK.

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Mon, 15:44
The ‘Prudence’ Prize at Barnstaple Quay, 1590, painted by Mark Myers in 1977 and gifted to the North Devon Maritime Museum in Appledore. The ‘Prudence’ is pictured to the left of the main ship in this painting. Picture: Mark Myers/North Devon Maritime Museum

Major blow for Prudence project as £2m bid rejected by Government Ministers.

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Mon, 15:15

Chaloners Road has been re-opened between Braunton and Knowle after a car overturned at Corilhead Corner this afternoon (Monday).

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Mon, 15:02
Bus services in Devon could be facing cuts as the county council struggles to save money. Picture for illustration only.

People urged to have their say as Devon County Council begins a consultation on cutting £1.7m from public transport.

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Mon, 14:57

60-year-old man allegedly had his head stamped on in The Tavern at the weekend

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Mon, 11:05
The site of the proposed 'Mazzard View' at Landkey.

Developer returns with new proposals for Birch Road site.

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Mon, 10:04
Exmoor is not the easiest place to find space for housing.

Eyebrows have raised after a request for North Devon to take on an extra 500 new homes from Somerset.

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Mon, 10:03
Ilfracombe Academy teacher Joy Humphrey.

A dedicated Ilfracombe Academy maths teacher has won a rare award from Oxford University.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Several witnesses called police to report incident.

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