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A kayaker has been rescued in rough seas near Ilfracombe – and the casualty said the lifejacket he was wearing helped to save his life.

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An NCS team in North Devon has been working to transform St Andrew’s Pre School in Sticklepath, Barnstaple.

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Yesterday, 13:00

The big top will be up at Seven Brethren in Barnstaple from Wednesday, August 23 to Monday, August 28

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Yesterday, 11:00

With Barnstaple & District Cats Protection

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Yesterday, 09:00

A second day and another 10 hours was needed for a Government planning inspector to hear the full details of the proposals for 55 homes at South Park in Braunton

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Yesterday, 08:00

Tesco staff have donated thousands-of-pounds and 12 luxury gift hampers to kick-start Over and Above’s £1.5million cancer and wellbeing centre appeal.

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Fri, 18:00

Emma Penfound from Bude has embarked on a 10 day challenge to raise money and awareness for children with hidden disabilities

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Fri, 17:48

The new North Devon Gazette and Archant #couldyoucare campaign has been launched to look at what it means to work as a carer

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Fri, 10:34

It seems the baby puffin - or ‘puffling’ - had veered a little off-course from its home on Lundy Island, when it was discovered on the beach at Woolacombe.

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Fri, 10:23

Assistant warden on Lundy Island, Siân Scott, writes about celebrating World Seabird Day on the island, in this month’s Letter from Lundy.

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Fri, 08:00

A 12-year-old girl has decided to have her hair shaved off for charity and has nearly raised £1,000 in donations.

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Fri, 07:20

The fire service were on scene yesterday at a Woolacombe hotel after reports two people were stuck in a lift.

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Thu, 16:20

West Buckland School sees 40 per cent of all entries achieve A* and A grades at A level

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Thu, 15:57

A Barnstaple drugs raid and stop check of a car on the North Devon Link Road has revealed a ‘significant amount’ of suspected heroin and cocaine plus cash, say police

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Thu, 13:00

The ward team has been nominated for team of the year in the Nursing Times Awards 2017.

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Thu, 12:05

Shebbear College has achieved a record number of A* grades in the 2017 A level results

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Thu, 11:57

There were As and A*s for almost 40 per cent of pupils opening their A-level results at Kingsley this morning (Thursday)

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Thu, 11:54

New tougher A levels added to the trepidation of results day in Ilfracombe, but staff are confident the school has done well

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Thu, 10:24

Petroc students have celebrated another good year of A-level results as they found out the results of their hard work today (Thursday).

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Thu, 10:12

Students at Bideford College sixth form opened their A-level results this morning (Thursday)

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Wed, 17:00

Residents at Hillington in Ilfracombe are dismayed at news permission has been granted for a 40 foot telecommunications installation near their homes

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Wed, 16:26

Accident between two vehicles took place shortly after 2.30pm this afternoon (Tuesday) between Bucks Cross and Higher Clovelly

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Wed, 16:12

The hospice has been Devon FA’s charity partner throughout the 2016/17 season

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Wed, 15:42

Appeal for witnesses or CCTV footage following the theft of 88 bales of hay from Limekiln Lane at Ashford

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Wed, 15:00

A tercentenary celebration cruise onboard the Oldenburg to mark 300 years of English Freemasonry also raised £1,000 for North Devon Hospice

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Wed, 12:24

Foodbanks in North Devon have run out of certain items of food, as demand peaks during the summer holidays for emergency food parcels.

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Wed, 11:34

This year’s Barnstaple Fair opening ceremony takes place at The Guildhall on Wednesday, September 13.

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Wed, 11:00

A planning application has been lodged to demolish a ‘beautiful’ manor house and turn it into holiday lodges - but villagers say the late owner never would have wanted this to happen. What do you think?

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Wed, 09:00

A consultation on the North Devon Link Road has received over 500 responses - but it should be ‘fast-tracked’, says county councillor.

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Wed, 07:19

Christopher Tonks was reported missing yesterday morning (Tuesday, August 15)

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Tue, 18:55

Barnstaple commemorates its English Civil War heritage with an all out battle at Rock Park

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Tue, 18:22

The 72nd anniversary of the end of World War Two was marked with a remembrance service at Rock Park in Barnstaple

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Tue, 15:02

A colony of lesser horseshoe bats have taken refuge in the belly of a fibre-glass dinosaur at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park.

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Tue, 12:05

Clippers has moved back into its home more than a year after a devastating fire

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