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Unsung heroes and heroines of all ages step forward at the Pride in Ilfracombe Awards.

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Barnstaple will see in 2015 with a fireworks display, it has been confirmed.

Firms stump up the cash to help town see in 2015 in style.

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The pups in their new home

Wildlife and Dinosaur Park team up with RSPCA to help seal pups

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Kevin Carlyle’s festive lights display in Springfield Road, Bickington. Picture: Submitted

Festive display pulls in the crowds – and donations for air ambulance.

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Scouts from Bratton Fleming, Chivenor and Pilton are awarded Chief Scout silver and gold awards by district commissioner Neil Cornfield. Picture: Submitted

Chief Scout awards presented at South Molton ceremony.

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Bishops Tawton’s The Three Pigeons pub could become a family home under proposals submitted to North Devon Council. Picture: Andy Keeble

‘Ugly’ extensions at Bishops Tawton pub could be demolished as part of new proposal for grade II listed building.

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Council says it will have 14 per cent less money in 2015-16 following the Government’s financial settlement announcement.

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The Seaflow turbine when it was in place at Lynmouth.

MP calls on Government to promote the region in the face of stiff European competition.

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The fallen van in Church Road. Picture: Paul Barnard.

Ford Transit left teetering after falling into Church Road.

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Geoffrey Cox MP QC, Dan Garnett owner of Clovelly Fish, Tony Rutherford owner Bideford Fisheries. Picture: tidyeyepress.com.

Despite proposed reductions, the EU will keep most quotas the same for North Devon boats in 2015, much to the relief of fishermen.

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Bideford
Saunton beach by Stephen Ring.

Protest organised as price of locals’ pass to rise by 40 per cent.

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Ambulance and police at the scene this morning. Pic: Andy Casey

A large tipper truck was involved in a four-vehicle collision on the A39 link road near Bideford this morning (Thursday).

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Community groups are being encouraged to help tackle overgrown roadsides and roundabouts in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple Town Council makes its own plans to improve appearance of the town in face of county council highway maintenance cuts.

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Simon Harris.

Former Latin teacher and charity was ‘predatory sex offender’ abusing boys in North Devon and Kenya.

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Councillor Rodney Cann welcomes the new vehicles

Councillor ‘delighted’ with ‘big leap into the future’

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Barnstaple's new TK Maxx store is expected to open next summer. Picture: Andy Keeble

National women’s fashion retailer the latest addition to town’s Green Lanes Shopping Centre.

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Barnstaple
Dennis Pilon said he was unable to watch as fire ripped through his workshop and summer house in the garden of his home in Zephyr Close. Picture: Andy Keeble

Barnstaple grandfather said he was unable to watch as workshop and summer house went up in flames.

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Barnstaple police are appealing for witnesses to get in touch.

Police seek witnesses to attack in Taw Vale area of the town.

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Competition winner Hazel Cooke with Gazette publisher Graham Harris (left) and editor Andy Keeble (right) and Sue Johns of Johns of Instow & Appledore. Picture: Sarah Howells

Torrington mum of two ‘delighted’ with prizes after winning Gazette’s Win Christmas competition.

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Graham Turner by some of the flooded clay pits.

‘Dangerous’ clay pits at Bickington could claim the life of a child unless action is taken, a residents group has warned.

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Sarah and Aaron Taylor have thanked everyone who helped them after a fire destroyed their home.

A family who have been left homeless after a fire raged through their house in Bideford last week have said thank you ‘from the bottom of our hearts’ to the community.

Read all about the community’s amazing efforts to help the Taylor family, and find out how you can help too.

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Bideford
stephen Perham & Peter Braund bringing in the catch.

Essence of the unique cobbled village of Clovelly is captured on film as part of Boat Stories series.

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Operation Seashell looked to tackle rural crimes such as poaching and burglaries in North Devon.

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The A361 is closed this morning (Tuesday) after the collision near Bishops Nympton.

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Geoffrey Cox MP QC, Dan Garnett owner of Clovelly Fish, Tony Rutherford owner Bideford Fisheries. Picture: Tidyeye Press.

Geoffrey Cox is fighting the corner for North Devon fishing after ray ban causes fisheries to close.

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The food donated to Harbour Bideford.

Westward Ho! businessman Steve Taylor set out to collect a ton of food for Harbour Bideford, but ended up with four.

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The scene of the fire in Brennacott Close. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Bideford fire fighters issue safety warning after devastating house fire thought to be caused by tumble dryer.

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The outline plans for housing at Atlantic Park, Bideford.

Outline proposals for Atlantic Park site were on view to the public on Thursday.

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Bideford

Dozens of fire fighter spent hours getting the blaze near Umberleigh under control this morning (Sunday).

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North Devon Council chief executive Mike Mansell said the council had a tight hand on things. Picture: Submitted

District says it’s ‘keeping ahead of the game’ ahead of final decision on government settlement grant.

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Bideford traders are hosting a fairytale Christmas display.

Traders pull out the stops to ensure Bideford sparkles with Christmas cheer this holiday season.

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Bideford

‘Elf’ storage for presents in Barnstaple

Saturday, December 13, 2014
John Swaffield (Dainton Group Services Marketing Manager), Michael Ramsay (Dainton Group Services Senior Accountant), Naomi Dymond (Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser CHSW)

Keep your presents safe - and top secret - until Christmas Eve in return for donation to Children’s Hospice South West.

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Barnstaple
The local plan sets out potential development in North Devon and Torridge between now and 2031.

North Devon Council said it will submit its part of the local plan – with or without Torridge

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Did you witness the collision on Bideford Long Bridge?

Did you witness incident involving green Vauxhall Zafira?

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North Devon Council leader Brian Greenslade said a meeting has been planned to discuss joint working with Torridge.

North Devon and Torridge to ‘get around the table’ to put joint working back on the agenda.

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