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Community could win £25,000 for new tidal pool through Aviva Community Fund

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GP from Bideford says he has ‘many happy memories’ of 24 years at Bideford Medical Centre.

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Annual event forced to take a year off due to unforeseen circumstances, say organisers, but you can still enjoy the Landmark Beer Festival throughout this weekend...

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

The Simonsbath Festival 2015 kicks off on Monday with May Day celebrations for all the family on Exford Village Green from 2.30pm.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
The Gazette team will be selling cupcakes for Nepal.

Pop along to the North Devon Gazette office in Barnstaple on Wednesday to donate to our Nepal Earthquake victims appeal.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
Lizzie and Maggie King.

Sisters from Monkokehampton to compete against each other for Miss Devon prize.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
Hugh Judd, Jake Hatch, Mark Dodson, Jacqui Mock, Nigel Yeo and David Dodd.

Petroc catering students showed off their culinary skills at annual cooking competition.

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Friday, May 1, 2015
(Left to right) Prime Minister David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg. Photos: PA

David Cameron came out top in a snap poll following the last major TV event of the election campaign - but the majority of viewers said it would not change their mind on polling day.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Malcolm Underwood and Mark Fowler of Barnstaple Link Rotary Club, collecting in the High Street for the Nepal appeal.

Barnstaple Rotary clubs doing their bit to help raise funds for ShelterBox.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

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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Thursday, April 30, 2015
RB and AB Gurung at the Gurkha in Ilfracombe.

The Gurkha Restaurant in Ilfracombe has launched an appeal to get emergency aid to a remote region devastated by the Nepal earthquake.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Anne Beer and her lifesaver Ruby. Picture: Moles Art

Results of the K9focus Heroes Awards 2015

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Cedars waitress Leasan Chipperfield and general manager Peter Elder (right), joined by Tom Bromwich of Pluss, and speakers Johnny Kingdom and Nick Harvey.

The Cedars Inn has been named a Barnstaple disability employment champion.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
William is the original 'flat pack dog'.

North Devon K9focus Heroes Awards 2015 Rescue to Hero

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Toddy has been blind since birth, but that hasn't prevented him living a full life

North Devon K9focus Heroes Awards 2015

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
North Devon police dog handler PC Simon Willan with Charlie

North Devon K9focus Heroes Awards 2015 Working Hero winner

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Wolfie with Cris Shelley

North Devon k9focus Heroes Awards Pawsome Company winner

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
The new Poundland store in Barnstaple will open on May 7.

New Poundland store to open in Barnstaple High Street, creating 28 new jobs.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Plans for the Torridge Marina, which is currently under appeal.

Members of the public are invited to attend the eight-day planning inquiry at Bideford Town Hall.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Staff at the Gurkha Restaurant in Barnstaple are appealing for aid to send to Nepal.

Local Nepalese community hope North Devon will rally to help send aid to disaster zone

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Rahim Jan with the eviction notice served on him by Devon County Council. Picture: Sarah Howells

Diner given three months to ‘pack up and get out’ of A39 lay-by at Roundswell as part of Devon County Council cuts.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Seth Lakeman will be performing on the Chagstock Festival Saturday. Picture: Tim Young

More headliners announced for July 17-18 festival

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Election 2015

Hustings events for West and Central wards on Thursday and Friday, April 30 & May 1.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Bathing water group members Gary Mallinder, Nigel Brettle, Jayne Coombs, Trevor Kibble and John Lovering at Combe Martin Beach.

A small village in North Devon with a population of less than 4,000 has turned a failing beach into one of the success stories of the South West.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Instow School pupils and friends launch this weekend's Instow Scarecrow Trail.

Join in with Instow Scarecrow Trail this May bank holiday weekend from Saturday to Monday, May 2-4.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
One of the Royal Navy's Trident-class nuclear submarines

It would be “irresponsible folly” for the next Government not to renew Trident, a group of former defence and security chiefs have warned.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
James Adedegi from Bim’s Kitchen at last year's Chilli Fiesta.

Get ready for a hot and spicy weekend at RHS Rosemoor with Devon’s second chilli fiesta.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Doctor

Latest CQC report praises Holsworthy Medical Centre for its work with the rural community.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
PC Richard Irwin received two Commanders Certificates.

From river rescues to risking their lives in quick sand - read the heroic tales of the police - and civilian - heroes recognised for their bravery.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Barnstaple High Street.

With just over a week to go until polling day, Gazette reporter Elliot Anderton took to the streets of Barnstaple to find out how people are planning to vote in the General Election.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The new Coach 11 at Woody Bay Station

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway will be able to run a four coach train of original carriages for the first time in 80 years...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Nepal fundraiser will be held on Croyde beach.

A group of North Devon yoga teachers will be holding a fundraising event on Croyde beach this Monday in aid of the Nepal earthquake crisis.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Everest Ascent team say they will still be climbing the mountain for Children's Hospice South West.

The Everest Ascent team say they will carry a photo of every British climber killed in the Nepal earthquake to the summit of Mount Everest next year.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Front row attendants: Lilly-Mai Curley, Summer Pateman, Kaitlyn Grills, Mia Sampson, Kelsey Woodroffe, Bobbi Manning, Amelia Batten and Paige MacDonald Bale. Back row: Charlie Sears Avery (herald); Neve Cox (May Queen); Carrie Lawrence-O'Shear (crowner); Tyler Whittaker (herald). Picture Sarah Howells

Pupils from Great Torrington Bluecoats are looking forward to forming the royal entourage at Torrington May Fair.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Richard Todd (centre) collects the Paul Lock Memorial Prize from Chris and Gwen Lock.

North Devon District Hospital nurse has won award for paediatric care for children with diabetes.

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