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Yesterday, 16:34
Barnstaple Pets at Home store manager Caris Waitimas and her colleague Steph Melluish with Garry Moore of Devon and Somerset Fire and Resue Service at the handover of the Smokey Paws breathing equipment.
 Picture: Tony Charnock

It is hoped charitable scheme will help save more pets lives

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Yesterday, 16:00
Exquisite Barricane Beach

If you love the beach but can’t stand the summer crowds, check out our guide and head off the beaten track to seven of North Devon’s lesser-known beaches. #LocalsRule

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Yesterday, 13:05
Freezer. Picture: Thinkstock

North Devon Council are asking residents to think about their food waste ahead of Food Safety Week next week.

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Yesterday, 12:46
Chris Grant has restored the mini of former driving instructor John Baglow

The 1997 mini and former car for learner drivers has been given a full restoration by a close friend of the previous owner.

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Yesterday, 12:22
The WASPI demonstrators in London. Picture: Sandra Broadbent

WASPI campaigners follow in the footsteps of the Suffragettes

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Yesterday, 11:15
North Devon Coastwise members carrying out a beach survey

A new Coastal Creatures project has won a £49,500 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Yesterday, 10:51
Filleigh Village Hall is aiming at expansion

Fundraising under way to make new room a reality

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Yesterday, 08:00
Woolacombe Bay general manager Lauren Church, assistant manager Chris Millgate and marketing manager Linda Brothers outside the new entertainment complex. Picture: Andy Keeble

Super new facilities provide huge boost for local tourism industry

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Wed, 17:00
Barnstaple Pannier Market will be the scene of Easter festivities again this year

Report says anti-social activity at historic market hall has intensified over the last few years, reaching ‘unprecedented’ levels.

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Wed, 15:47
The North Devon Link Road.

Diversions in place while resurfacing work is completed

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Wed, 15:36
Riverbank House, home of Torridge District Council

Rise is labelled ‘insensitive’ as councillors agree the first increase in six years

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Wed, 15:32
Taser.

Devon and Cornwall Police will be in Barnstaple to discuss new plans.

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Wed, 14:53
RSPCA worker Russ stopped to help a man trying to climb the railings on the Torridge Bridge

Quick thinking motorists could well have saved a life

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Wed, 14:28
Barnstaple Elephant Day organisers (from left) Adrian Hutchinson, Rebecca James and Terrance James. Picture: Matt Smart

An envelope full of £20 notes was left on the festival organiser’s chairman doorstep.

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Wed, 11:27
Derek Clough from Barnstaple has been missing since June 19

Have you seen Derek Clough, aged 80?

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Wed, 11:00
Orchard Vale pupils Maddie and Grace Milton and Lillian Dunsworth and school Premises Manager Clive Magson. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple primary school’s appeal to inconsiderate dog walker

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Wed, 10:04
Paul Stevens is organising a celebration walk in his son Daniel’s memory. Picture: Andy Keeble

Father who struggled after son’s suicide vows to help other bereaved parents

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Wed, 10:00
The former Tantons Hotel in Bideford.

Developer says it is not economically viable to meet Environment Agency’s demands to prevent flood of ‘Biblical proportions’.

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Bideford
Wed, 09:46
Mums and babies are welcome to the maternity open day in Barnstaple on Saturday, July 2

Open day at North Devon District Hospital on Saturday (July 2)

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Wed, 09:15
North Devon Link Road

People being asked to give feedback on two improvement options identified

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North Devon Link Road
Wed, 09:15
South Molton Mayor Steve Lock wants every shop and business in the town to become dementia friendly. Picture: Andy Keeble

Shops and businesses urged to sign up to Purple Angel campaign

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Tue, 15:26
The A361 is currently closed between Portmore and Bishops Tawton. Picture: Andy Keeble

Traffic diverted as power company engineers work to restore power to properties

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Barnstaple
Tue, 13:13

Fire service called to blaze on road from Woods to Abbots Cross

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Tue, 11:15
Charity founder Jane Howorth hopes someone will rehome their 500,000th hen.

British Hen Welfare Trust submits plans for new centre at South Molton

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Tue, 11:11
Don't miss North Devon Foodfest. Picture: Steve Seatherton

Stands now available for the region’s biggest celebration of food and drink at Barnstaple Pannier Market

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Mon, 15:25
Bideford clean up. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Second community ‘spruce up’ day is hailed a great success

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Bideford
Mon, 12:13

Police appeal for witnesses after teenager was assaulted twice in a week

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Mon, 11:52
The high altitude balloon is launched at Caen School as pupils and staff look on. Picture: Contributed

A balloon launch has given pupils at Caen School in Braunton the chance to view the earth from 100,000 feet.

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Mon, 09:00
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 47-year-old admitted what he said was ‘terrible’ and has cut back on his drinking ‘drastically’ since incident.

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Mon, 09:00
Pecocks will be opening at Atlantic Village next week.

A brand new national clothing store is opening in Bideford this week.

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Bideford
Mon, 08:00
The new tourism and lifestyle building at Petroc.

A festival of learning at Petroc will highlight part-time courses and give people a chance to see the new building before it opens in September.

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Barnstaple
Mon, 08:00
Torrington Pool.

The day full of free events aims to encourage people of all ages to stay fit and active with taster sessions.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Scott receiving his award from former mayor Phil Pester. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Scott Craner was nominated for the award by former mayor Councillor Phil Pester.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

Torrington man pleaded guilty to drink driving as well as failing to provide a specimin in two separate incidents, court hears.

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Friday, June 24, 2016
The North Devon Link Road.

Expect disruption from Monday to Wednesday as surfacing work is carried out

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