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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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Model house with design drawings

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

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

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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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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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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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Yesterday, 11:53
Michael Kiwanuka.

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

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Yesterday, 10:07
The Burton Art Gallery

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

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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Yesterday, 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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Mon, 08:47
Pay and Display sign

Councillor wants to see pay-on-exit car parking rolled out to town centre car park.

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Mon, 08:43
Aimee Stanley handed the cheque over to Aspire after completing her swimming challenge

The 11-year-old raised more than £1,000 for charity by completing swimming challenge.

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Mon, 08:41

Police were called to the road beneath the Bideford bridge on Saturday morning.

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 20-year-old caused more than £5,000 worth of damage to parked coach after drink excessive amounts of lager.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

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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Friday, February 27, 2015
Site manager Stephen Hall gives the Gazette a tour of  Anchorwood Bank in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

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

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Roots Manuva will be headlining GoldCoast Oceanfest on Friday, June 19

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

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Barnstaple police station

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

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Friday, February 27, 2015
Police slow sign

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

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