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Adam Joy and Maggie Frith and (inset) John Challis, Coolio and Chesney Hawkes on the video.

Actor from Barnstaple spent seven months enlisting the help of various celebrities to help with proposal.

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Barnstaple
The derelict Brunswick Wharf site in Bideford. Picture: Sarah Howells

The prime waterside development site in Bideford is set to go back up for tender as council confirms it has terminated contract with developer.

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Brunswick Wharf Bideford
A masterplan is being drawn up for Severn Brethren in Barnstaple. Picture: Austin Wallas

Draft report suggests new cinema could form part of leisure-led Barnstaple riverside development

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Barnstaple
Rachel Raper, from Intagr8 in Bideford. Picture: Sarah Howells

As part of our Let’s Talk About It campaign, Bideford’s Intagr8 says more should be done within communities to tackle mental health.

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Mental Health Bideford
Pilton Park in Barnstaple was under water this morning (Friday). Pic by Brian Saunders

North Devon Council’s executive committee will discuss the flood defence plan on Monday.

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The future of Bridge Buildings in Bideford is 'work in progress', according to TDC's leader.

District council agrees it with dispose of the Bridge Buildings site after all its staff has vacated next year.

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Bideford
Developers say they are closer to finding a solution for Barnstaple’s historic Oliver Buildings. Picture: Andy Keeble

More details emerge about ideas for Oliver Buildings as Historic England amends listing and developers reject 100k bid to buy historic Barnstaple buildings

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Barnstaple

Police appeal for witnesses after collision on Friday at the A361 Bolham roundabout near Tiverton.

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Jack Johns has been taking the 22 press up challenge to new heights - literally!

Ex-forces personal trainer Jack Johns, 47, is scaling buildings, lampposts and even diggers to carry out press up challenge.

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Mental Health

The independent secondary school has announced it will close next year due to mounting costs.

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The Legendary Grand Tour mini run in Bideford on Monday. Pictures: GRAHAM HOBBS

Towns and villages came to life yesterday (Monday) as hundreds of minis took part in the annual Legendary Grand Tour.

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Appledore's last night at the proms. Pictures: Graham Hobbs

Hundreds of people packed onto Appledore Quay yesterday (Sunday) for an evening of musical entertainment.

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The fire at South Molton yesterday (Sunday).

Fire fighters were called out to the incident at Holdridge Cross yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

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The Businesses of Bideford are already planning a spooky Halloween.

The Businesses of Bideford are planning a bumper celebration for Wicked Week this October half term.

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Diesel's family and friends with their tribute to him at Ilfracombe Carnival 2016. Picture: Tony Gussin

Costumed mayhem as Ilfracombe celebrates carnival night

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Boxer cross Harley has plenty of life.

With Dogs Trust Ilfracombe

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Syria fundraiser organisers Jake Slee and Jumoké Fernandez at Bideford's Cafe Onboard venue.

Don’t miss ‘Syria’ at cafe Onboard this Saturday (August 27)

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South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is expecting more than 10,000 calls over the bank holiday weekend.

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Roosting greater horseshoe bats. Picture: John J Kaczanow

Devon Wildlife Trust has teamed up with North Devon AONB for the project.

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RNLI lifeguards have been busy again in 2011 on North Devon beaches. PIC: RNLI.

RNLI lifeguards had a busy week as they rescued people from rip currents and dealt with several serious medical episodes on Croyde and Woolacombe.

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Flora Kyte, Ben Price, Ottelie Kuehne, Hannah Munro-O'Brien, Bethany Lee, Emily Yelland and Helena Reed celebrate top results at South Molton Community College. Picture: Matt Smart

Teenagers across the region opened their results today (Thursday), with more exceptional achievements for schools in the area.

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Mystery surrounds the circumstances as to how the man was found injured in the early hours after Hartland Carnival. Can you help?

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The Seamoor Unit has won a regional award

Seamoor Unit is named ‘best building under £2m’ at the Michelmores Property Awards

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MV Balmoral is welcomed to Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The vessel arrived in Bideford with 224 passengers as was greeted by the mayor and town crier.

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A pop-up night club transformed the Wrey Arms pub in Sticklepath, Barnstaple. Picture: Contributed

First pop-up club is held at The Wrey Arms with disco, lights and plenty of party spirit.

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Councillors Des Brailey and Dick Jones at the Maple Grove land before it was cleared.

Wasteland is tidied up and given over to community use

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Fire engine

Telehandler was destroyed in the fire this morning (Thursday) which also damaged tractor, trailer and large hay bales.

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A chance to explore wildlife haven at Meeth Quarry on the water.

The lakes at Meeth Quarry are not normally open to water sports - but for one day only explore them by kayak, canoe or raft with Devon Wildlife Trust.

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Can you give the loving Jean-Paul a home?

With Barnstaple & District Cats Protection

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Counterfeit items found at Mr Ryan’s home.

The 34-year-old appeared at Exeter Crown Court, where he pleaded guilty to six charges of selling and possessing counterfeit goods.

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Devon Air Ambulance

Fire fighters called out to help the man after being called to the scene at Horwood.

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The stretch of Goodleigh Road past the Goodleigh Rise development will be closed this autumn for two weeks. Picture: Tony Gussin

Residents fear disruption when autumn traffic control and closure goes ahead

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James Cracknell OBE with Air Extreme director Amelia Issac. Picture: Air Extreme

Fresh from Rio 2016, two time gold medallist happy to mingle at local attraction

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The Manor House in Woolsery.

Internet power couple who sold Bebo website for $850million have been given permission to transform derelict Woolsery manor house.

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Let's Talk About It - the North Devon Gazette's campaign on mental health.

Let’s Talk About It will raise awareness of mental health issues and the many challenges people living with it face

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Mental Health

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