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The 52-year-old made 320 calls in 2014 after doctor told her to call out-of-hours number if she felt unwell.

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Yesterday, 17:00

Demolition contractor gives us exclusive access to Barnstaple’s biggest regeneration site in a generation.

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Yesterday, 15:24

GoldCoast Oceanfest has announced the first of its headliners for this year’s festival.

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Yesterday, 15:23
Barnstaple police station

Victim screamed and managed to evade attacker but police now seek witnesses.

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Yesterday, 14:33
Police slow sign

Motorists advised to avoid the area as police move caravan from central reservation of Link Road.

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Yesterday, 13:23
The Civic Centre, Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Council says it does not intend to spend £2.4m on repairs.

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Yesterday, 12:37
Liberal Democrat chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander (L) met with Cllr Brian Greenslade and MP Nick Harvey in November to discuss the North Devon Link Road

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury will visit North Devon+ on Monday

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Yesterday, 12:24
Eric Pickles (L) with Peter Heaton-Jones

Government minister Eric Pickles was in South Molton last night (Thursday) to attend a local Conservative Association event.

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Yesterday, 09:38
Woolsery School Council Executive:- Baz Meeson, Alice Arkless, Ben Pomeroy, Harriet Heywood and Aidan McBride with the new equipment.

Project to hand baubles from scaffolding of vacant pub raised hundreds-of-pounds for school.

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Yesterday, 08:30
Max was rushed to the vets after eating palm oil on Westward Ho!

One dog ingested palm oil on Westward Ho!, while another suddenly fell ill after walking on Wilder Beach in Ilfracombe.

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Thu, 16:53
Simon Harris.

A former Shebber College school teacher described as a prolific and calculating sexual predator has been jailed for 17 years and four months after abusing vulnerable young Kenyan street children.

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Thu, 16:09

Bristow Helicopters Ltd, who is taking over search and rescue services across the UK, opened its first brand new base today (Thursday).

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Thu, 13:52
Bideford College

The Ofsted report says the school is inadequate overall, days after it was announced the principal and chair of govenors had both resigned.

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Thu, 12:06
Police are appealing for help to find Glenn Phillip Madden.

Detectives are seeking to find the 36-year-old, who is known to have links with Devon and Cornwall.

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Thu, 11:54
Meet the team: Graham Harris and Charlotte Wotton at the Cedars Business Show today.

Show provides a chance to meet and network with more than 30 North Devon businesses.

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Thu, 11:44

Changes to the joint local plan for North Devon and Torridge have been given the go ahead by councillors.

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Thu, 11:41
How the Westward Ho! hotel should look.

Second chance for £3million luxury hotel plans, as Westward Ho! developer hits back at planning committee refusal last month.

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Thu, 09:46

North Devon Council has officially adopted its budget for 2015/16.

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Thu, 08:15
Riverbank House.

Special briefing to be held for anyone considering standing in May 2015 election as a district councillor.

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Thu, 07:30
Amy Lake and Katie Lloyd are both doing the abseil at Heanton on March 21.

Fundraisers are invited to go over the edge at Heanton Punchardon to help beat cancer

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Thu, 07:00
Art Trail organiser Sue Hutchins at work in her studio.

Town will celebrate all forms of the arts over the weekend of May 9-10.

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Thu, 07:00
Is Verity pointing towards an explosion of art in Ilfracombe? Picture: Andrew Petty.

Artist Damien Hirst, who created Ilfracombe’s famous Verity statue, could be behind a new art trail for the town.

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Wed, 15:48
North Devon District Hospital.

Hospital issues ‘red’ status this morning (Wednesday) due to ‘significant’ demand on services.

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Wed, 15:34
The new swings at Greenways Park in Ilfracombe

Play parks in Ilfracombe are set to receive new equipment.

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Wed, 14:00
Barnstaple Real Food Market.

Barnstaple Real Food market is back in town next weekend.

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Wed, 09:50
North Devon's Green Party candidate, Ricky Knight

In the latest of our series of General Election candidate profiles, we meet Green Party candidate for North Devon, Ricky Knight

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Wed, 09:49
The Casey family, before Chloe fell ill, on Westward Ho! beach. Picture: Andy Casey

Three-year-old Chloe had to be transferred to Southampton’s intesive care unit when she fell critically ill - and now family are fundraising to say thank you to charity which helped them.

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Wed, 09:04
Riverbank House.

Members voted to approve budget which meant no increase in council tax for 2015/16.

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Wed, 08:52
Firefighters are set to strike on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and February 3

Members of Fire Brigades Union will hold another 24 hour strike today (Wednesday).

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Wed, 08:47
The 'weasely brothers' Mumbles and Wiggles at Exmoor Zoo. Picture: John Hammond.

Exmoor Zoo’s newest additions weigh just 40 grams each and are looking forward to meeting visitors this summer.

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Wed, 08:43
The SQ team hand over the cheque to North Devon Hospice

Braunton’s newest bar and restaurant raises more than £1,000 with charity dinner.

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Wed, 08:41
Webbers estate agent James Traynar at the Old Vicarage, Bishops Tawton.

Historic home cost £1,687 to build in 1840 – it’s now on the market for half a million!

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Wed, 08:39
Phil Steward.

Therapy can treat a range of problems, says Braunton-based therapist, offering free services for children under 11.

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Tue, 14:04
Bideford College

Principal Veronica Matthews and chair of governors Douglas Bushby have both left the school ahead of latest Ofsted report.

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Tue, 13:06
Yelland residents made their feelings known at a site visit for North Devon Councillors on Monday. Picture: Jim Bell

Residents call on councillors to reject 135-home development by the Taw-Torridge estuary.

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