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The Bideford Round Table has raised nearly £3,000 to provide holidays of a lifetime for children with serious illnesses and disabilities.

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Yesterday, 14:58

Catch up with the latest General Election goings on and ministerial visits in pictures

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Yesterday, 10:03

£1million launch and recovery vehicle begins training exercises in North Devon

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Yesterday, 09:37

Tractor severely damaged after accidentally catching fire near Lynton yesterday (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 09:08
Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

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Yesterday, 09:05

The 34-year-old will appear at Exeter Crown Court for sentencing on 30 charges of fraud next month.

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Yesterday, 08:00
What are you doing to celebrate VE Day in North Devon?

Are you doing anything to celebrate 70 years since World War two formally ended? Tell us about your VE Day celebrations.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Frankie Moore serves his gran (lt) and Mike and Mel Braddick some salad at the Westward Ho! Big Lunch last year.

Tickets to the free community Big Lunch are expected to be in high demand, according to organisers.

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Thu, 12:10

Latest crime figures show a 5.2 per cent drop in crime across Devon and Cornwall against last year.

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Thu, 11:17
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

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Thu, 10:47
Are you celebrating Saint George's Day? Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Tell us about your plans to honour England’s patron saint.

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Thu, 09:39
Police

Van driving around and carrying out works on hedges purporting to be from North Devon Council is a scam, said police.

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Thu, 09:25
The rescue in Bideford yesterday (Wednesday) evening. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Police officers managed to throw the man a rope and drag him to safety as the River Torridge rose around him.

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Thu, 07:00
Richard Marsh, Coastal Recycling, Councillor Sam Robinson and Andy Rickard officially opening the Alverdiscott Community Hall.

Refurbished village hall opens with new roof, toilets and central heating.

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Wed, 16:43
Transport minister Patrick McLoughlin (left) spoke with North Devon Conservative candidate Peter Heaton-Jones on Wednesday

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin was in North Devon today (Wednesday) to hear first-hand of the ‘desperate need’ for improvements to the Link Road.

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Wed, 14:31

Join us for the latest live updates as the General Election campaign heats up in North Devon and Torridge. Are you ready to hit the polling stations on May 7?

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Wed, 14:00
Most people in the region are registered to vote on May 7.

Voters register in their droves in time for the General Election on May 7

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Wed, 11:16
The Lynton to Barnstaple Railway hopes to extend its reach by another four miles.

Plans go on show to extend the heritage railway by another four miles and create 78 local jobs.

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Wed, 09:53
Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg at a news conference in London where he announced his party's plans for the public sector. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Millions of teachers, nurses, police officers and other public sector workers will be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans set out by Nick Clegg as he promised there was “light at the end of the tunnel” after years of austerity.

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Wed, 09:04
Two men are being held at Barnstaple Police Station.

Two men to be questioned in connection with Holsworthy burglary.

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Wed, 07:15
Richard Boyle and Lyn Easterlaw, Vernon Boyle's grandchildren, with his work in The Burton.

The Burton Art Gallery in Bideford is exhibiting a number of never-seen-before paintings depicting Bideford’s history.

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Wed, 07:00
The Mind Body and Soul Festival will be at The BIG Sheep on April 25 & 26.

North Devon’s first Mind, Body and Soul Festival will take place at the weekend.

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Tue, 13:54

Altercation on the seafront leads to two hour stand off after alleged knife incident

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Tue, 11:43
Richard Uffendell with his family

The head of performing arts at South Molton Community College will be running the London Marathon for the charity Bliss.

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Tue, 09:07
The former Dorothy Perkin's store in Barnstaple is set to become Poundland.

Poundland will be opening a second store in Barnstaple - this time in the High Street.

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Mon, 20:25
Police have evacuated people living in the Hawthorn Park area of Bideford due to concerns about an 'unexploded bomb'. Picture: Submitted

Families evacuated after unexploded bomb was reported in Clovelly Road area of Bideford.

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Mon, 16:39
George Osborne has an economic plan in his pocket for the South West.

Chancellor calls in rally the North Devon faithful and launch the Conservative economic plan for the South West.

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Mon, 16:38

Fire fighters called out to property in Heasley Mill this lunchtime (Monday).

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Mon, 15:41
The snake discovered in Ilfracombe. Picture: Ilfracombe Police

Ilfracombe Police were called after the snake was found in Ilfracombe - and then rescued by the Animal Ambulance.

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Mon, 14:25
22/06/2010 PA File Photo of Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne carrying the famous old ministerial red box as he leaves 11 Downing Street, Westminster, central London, to deliver his emergency budget in the House of Commons. See PA Feature INTERNET Internet Column. Picture credit should read: Ian Nicholson/PA Photos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERNET Column.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is visiting North Devon as he delivers speech at Saunton Sands Hotel this afternoon (Monday).

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Mon, 11:25
Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

People are being urged to register to vote in the general election ahead of the deadline at midnight tonight.

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Mon, 10:21

Last chance to register to vote in May elections as registration closes at midnight tonight (Monday).

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Mon, 09:39
The incident on Sunday morning. Photo by @Taxi_Anne on Twitter.

The driver of the car fled the scene on Sunday morning after colliding car with flat off Halford’s roundabout in Barnstaple.

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Mon, 09:11
The Museum of British Surfing founder Pete Robinson, pictured just before the opening of the museum in 2012.

Peter Robinson, who established Europe’s first surf museum as a charity in 2009, will be leaving the Braunton-based project.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
The coastguard pole today.

National Trust launches appeal to restore a unique part of North Devon’s coastal heritage.

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