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Will the green bin collection remain a free service?

Member in charge of the service says he’s ‘not convinced’ changes would work in North Devon

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The barriers around the tree on Bideford Quay.

Councillor fed up with temporary barriers which have been around a Bideford tree for around two years.

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Jim Wiley and Briony Head with their daughter Evie and as-yet-unnamed baby girl. Picture: Sarah Howells

The Westward Ho! couple put out an appeal on Facebook to try and find kind-hearted stranger who got them home just in time to welcome their baby daughter.

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North Devon Council has more than £160,000 section 106 money in the bank. Picture: GettyiStockphoto

Money must be spent or paid back with interest

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Police and paramedics currently tending to casualty in Manteo Way

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Seeking out those monster waves is the focus of the new Beneath the Surface documentary.

Exciting Red Bull documentary Beneath the Surface is now available

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LE William Butler Yeats sets sail. Pictures by Norman Hardaker.

Appledore shipyard has completed its third Irish Naval vessel as it prepares to start work on the next one.

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A strategy is being developed to help safeguard the future of Barnstaple Pannier Market.

Teenage markets form part of proposals to safeguard future of town’s historic market

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The crash on the North Devon Link Road

Van driver had to be removed from his vehicle on a spinal board after collision on Link Road in May, a court heard.

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Clovelly

Fire fighters had to rush to the scene to release the woman after her car lost traction on a steep hill and began rolling backwards.

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Adam Clark with the cheque for Children with Cancer UK. Picture: Contributed

Readers track Adam down to present him with cheque for children’s cancer charity

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North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones

Peter Heaton-Jones appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary in Theresa May’s new government

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Exeter Crown Court. Picture by Alex Walton

Judge says activities could have led to ‘serious road accident’

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Join Joe Pasquale in Ilfracombe on Friday, August 12.

Funny man at the Landmark with his new show on Friday, August 12

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North Devon's CCTV service is currently under review. Picture: Getty/Alice-Photo

Police and Crime Commissioner proposal could offer coverage to other towns and help sustain current service

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The Watersmeet House tea room near Lynmouth.

The National Trust says if Watersmeet House can’t be repaired soon, it might never reopen

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The rock pool at Westward Ho!

The rock pool has been closed today (Monday) to be drained after concerns youths were spotted kicking bottles into it.

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The road is currently closed at Newton Tracey after a collision this afternoon (Monday).

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Retiring Parkham Primary School teacher Nesta Blaine rides the new ‘Rampage’ rollercoaster with Big Sheep owner Rick Turner

Big hearted Mrs Blaine and pupils take a ride on Big Sheep’s newly-named rollercoaster

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Barnstaple Mayor Julie Hunt and consort David Hunt open the Barnstaple Fair exhibition at the museum.

Memories of the fair from the past half century are now on show at the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

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Traffic is moving slowly due to a collision on the Link Road at Barnstaple - the day after it was closed following a three-vehicle collision.

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There was lots to see and do at the All Things Local event hosted by Ilfracombe's Tesco store. Picture: Tony Gussin

All Things Local event drew in the crowds on Saturday

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The scene of the accident today (Sunday).

Four vehicles involved in collision near Landkey with two people cut from their vehicles by fire fighters today (Sunday).

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Keira Martin, aged nine from Locksbeam Farm, Torrington, with her organic Ayrshire, Golden Oblique Snowdrop. Picture: Andy Keeble

Order your tickets now for the North Devon Show on Wednesday, August 3

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Survivors Catherine Eason, Lilian Bailey, Joyce Shipman from Braunton, and Adrian Partridge from Minehead show their support. Picture: Andy Keeble

Hundreds take part in Relay for Life at rugby club

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Barnstaple Park and Ride service by Park School is ending

Bus passengers who used the Barnstaple Park and Ride are now being directed to a new bus stop.

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Teddy has plenty of affection to offer his new owner.

With Barnstaple and District Cats Protection

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Birdman is set to soar again. Picture: Andy Keeble

Don’t miss the free South West Birdman extravaganza next Saturday (July 30)

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Chulmleigh’s retiring town crier Eileen Dolling will be ringing in the start of Old Fair week with the town’s new crier Ben Farlam. Picture: Contributed

Traditional fair begins on Tuesday evening with queen crowning and money scramble

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Last year's Relay for Life raised £17,000 for Cancer Research UK. Picture: TidyEye PR

All welcome to join the battle against cancer and have a fund day out at the same time – Barnstaple Rugby Club from 12noon

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Coco would love a new home with lots of toys

With Dogs Trust Ilfracombe

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The new Bideford Aldi store opens on Thursday, July 28. Pictures: Sarah Howells

The first 100 people in the queue at the grand opening at Atlantic Park, Bideford next week could win a whole stash of prizes.

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Barnstaple Carnival committee chairman John White, carnival princes Skye Piper, carnival queen Liberty Sheldon, carnival princes Evie Rose-Wall, Mayor of Barnstaple Julie Hunt and prize sponsor David Hunt of McDonald’s. Picture: Contributed

Park pupil selected alongside carnival princesses Skye and Evie

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning.

Yellow weather warning for heavy showers in place until 9pm tonight (Friday).

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Joanna Lee at Sunflower in Braunton.

‘Bright, happy and different’ is the aim for new business owner

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