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Yesterday, 16:53

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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Yesterday, 13:52

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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 09:46

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

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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Tue, 11:47
Can you help find Hollie?

Yorkshire terrier Hollie has been missing since Thursday. Can you help find her?

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Tue, 10:49
Gus Symons, Matt Thomas, Emma Lowe + Gary Roberts.

Tattoo artists at Kustom Ink held a ‘Freaaky Friday 13th’ event to raise money for North Devon Hospice.

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Tue, 10:17
Emma Littlejohns, of The Rising Sun Inn at Umberleigh and Clearwater Brewery’s head brewer Paul Stewart-Reed, with his 'Devonitely' beer pump clips initiative.

New beer clips from Clearwater Brewery will help promote Devon beers across the country.

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Tue, 09:59
Picture: Graham Hobbs

Dozens of people gathered together to place their memories into Bideford’s time capsule, which will be buried in the Port Memorial.

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Tue, 09:33
Devon Air Ambulance

Police are appealing to anyone who used the Tarka Trail yesterday (Monday) and might have seen anything to come forward.

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Tue, 09:21

Police believe van driver may have vital information to help piece together fatal A377 collision.

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Mon, 13:29
Missing: Sandy Iles from Bideford.

Husband woke up to find his wife, 66, from Bideford was missing.

This morning police are still searching for Sandy Iles. Can you help?

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Mon, 12:28

Incident appeared to have been part of a deer poaching attempt, said police officers.

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Mon, 09:01

Fire fighters scrambled to chimney which was well alight in Yarnscombe.

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Mon, 08:56
Millbrook Cottages owners Bob and Kate Boothby with Melanie Birchill from SWT Awards sponsor the Pavey Group

Self catering cottages win gold, with several other North Devon businesses scooping awards.

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