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Winkleigh Airfield aircraft watch tower

A two-storey World War Two watchtower and parts of a secret wartime airfield are being auctioned for £35,500-£50,000 on September 22, along with its nine acres of land and several outbuildings.

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Bideford Hospital.

Health bosses announces plans for sessions in Hatherleigh, Lynton and Barnstaple

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Fire fighters rushed to flat in Marlborough Court, Bideford, where they found a woman trapped inside and smoke issuing from the building.

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Artist's impression of the completed Anchorwood Bank development

Firs stage of major Barnstaple development will be completed by Christmas 2016

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Natalie Jones lost her life in the collision near Knowle. Picture: Michelle Ley

A 30-year-old from Ilfracombe has been questioned by police following the fatal collision on August 21

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Three cars scratched in Springfield Road and another damaged in Bellaire

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Traffic is reportedly backed up after collision on the B3230 between the A39 and Muddiford Inn.

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Hundreds of people met in Barnstaple on Thursday evening to release purple balloons in memory of Katie Gammon, who died on Sunday. Picture: Andy Keeble

Family and friends line banks of the river to remember inspirational teen.

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Ilfracombe Carnival 2015

It’s carnival time as the town celebrates

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Visitors packed onto Woolacombe Beach yesterday afternoon (Tues).

Attraction owner says better weather next week comes at ‘critical time’ as school holidays draw to a close.

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Richard Davey and Paul Dyer completed the 914-mile journey for Children's hospice South West

A pair of cyclists from Ilfracombe have raised nearly £1,500 by completing the fabled journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

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Beats Workin's Tom Hewlett, Glenn Field and Matthew Price at the new coffee shop

A popular Barnstaple business has expanded with a new coffee and skateboard shop.

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Expect a rollercoaster of fun and colourful costumes at Ilfracombe Carnival tonight

Don’t miss Ilfracombe Carnival on Thursday, August 27

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Ted and Peggy Ingram

A heartbroken Normandy veteran who could not bear to be parted from his love of 74 years has died just weeks after his wife.

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Rahim Jan has found a new home at BJ's Value House in Bideford.

Despite facing unemployment after being turfed from his roadside spot off the A39, Jans Diner has found a new home in Bideford.

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Bideford
Devon County Council says it hopes to prevent future flooding on the Taw Bridge in Barnstaple. Picture: Submitted

Blocked drain blamed for regular flooding at Braunton Road side of Taw Bridge

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Barnstaple
Barnstaple Inner Wheel members welcomed Revati Jathar, from the Inner Wheel Club of Ambarnath of Mumbai. Picture: Submitted

Members welcome special visitor from sister club in Mumbai

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Barnstaple teenager Katie Gammon had a double lung transplant in August 2013.

People asked to ‘wear purple and party’ at emotional send-off for inspirational teenager.

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Barnstaple
Lewis Burfitt (centre with hat) pictured in China during the 1940s.

The account of Lewis Burfitt’s time in an internment camp in China go under the hammer on September 12

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The accident occurred near the Roundswell roundabout

Accident between Barnstaple and Bideford caused large tailbacks at lunchtime today (Wednesday)

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Morgan with his rose. Picture: Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park.

Rose-bearing sea lion stuns bride-to-be with public marriage proposal

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James Pugsley with his late brother, Tom

More than £6,000 raised for RNLI in memory of Tom Pugsley

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Alpaca Merlin and his mum will be at the Haines Watts stand at Holsworthy and Stratton Show.

Don’t miss the 119th show at Killatree Cross on Thursday, August 27

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Incident took place in Trinity Street on August 11

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Neil Hookway, director for resources at Petroc, with the new build so far. Picture: Sarah Howells

View our photo gallery to see how work is progressing on the new lifestyle building - and nearly completed engineering block - at Petroc in Barnstaple.

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Barnstaple
The Quay car park in Bideford.

Bideford businesses have written to the Gazette to air their support for free parking in the town, saying it would boost trade and ‘bring shops back to life’.

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Bideford
Bideford Hospital.

Six Torridge district councillors have written an open letter criticising proposals to cut hospital beds across North Devon.

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The damaged tree on the Forches roundabout was reported on Tuesday morning. Picture: Andy Keeble

Prominent tree comes down in Barnstaple

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Yellow weather warning from Met Office forecasts heavy rainfall overnight and a chance of surface flooding across North Devon.

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Dozens of people turned out to support Barnstaple teenager Katie Gammon. Pictures: Submitted

Friends plan memorial event in Barnstaple to remember ‘inspirational’ transplant youngster Katie Gammon, 17, who died this weekend.

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Torrington bonfire. Picture: AW Photographic.

Torrington’s giant Trumpton bonfire is ready for the big bank holiday charity burn on Saturday.

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A glimpse of how the new Ilfracombe Academy could appear

School submits application for multi million pound rebuild

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Dave Shapland and his dog Molly with the snare he found on the Tarka Trail. Picture: Sarah Howells

Dog walker contacts police and council after his two-year-old spaniel gets trapped in snare along Barnstaple’s Tarka Trail.

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Barnstaple
Anchorwood Bank

Public exhibition to be held on September 5

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The fallen tree branch in Bideford. Pictures: Graham Hobbs

A large tree branch fell from a prominent tree in Bideford, blocking the road.

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