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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ronnie Cole body building athletes Giles Thomas and Rosie ‘Rascal’ Hart visited Barnstaple shop yesterday (Tuesday).

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Stafford Moor charity match winner Kevin Shears pictured with young George Jeffery.

Huge bag weights of carp rewarded Stafford Moor anglers at the weekend

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Runners set off at the start of the North Devon AONB Marathon

The sixth edition of the North Devon AONB Marathon brought more than 700 runners to Woolacombe.

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Taz Wotton with his 3lb 15 1/4 oz thin-lipped mullet.

North Devon sea angling results

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Big carp is some birthday present

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Jason and Sonny Barratt with the 29lb 9 oz carp from Stafford Moor

Sonny’ 13, hooks a whopper at Stafford Moor near Dolton

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Big small-eyed wins Putsborough

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Dan Spearman with his winning Putsborough ray.

Dan Spearman took first in the annual CMSAC event with a 10lb-plus ray

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Combe Martin rider Hanson wins opener

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Keith Hanson on his way to victory at Asham Wood. Picture: Dave Rich

Local garage owner Keith Hanson took the overall win in his class at the recent British Evo Championship at Asham Wood, near Frome.

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Runners set off at the start of the Bideford 10k. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Bideford Amateur Athletics Club’s Shaun Antell romped to victory in the Bideford 10k on Sunday.

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Flick out a float and go for garfish

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The mackerel should soon be arriving on North Devon shores.

North Devon angling scene with Tony Gussin...

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North Devon angling column

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Wrasse are colourful and hard fighting fish.

This week – wrestling with wrasse....

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North Devon Road Runners Jo and Frank Biederman with their medals.

North Devonian pounds the streets of the capital for charity....

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Ben Owen won in Plymouth

Bideford ABC had another good night in Plymouth, winning every fight against home favourites from Plympton ABC.

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Ilfracombe Pier is one option for anglers with mobility problems.

North Devon angling scene with Tony Gussin....

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Langford retains Western crown

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Jack Langford (right) celebrates his Western Counties success

Bideford Amateur Boxing Club’s Jack Langford is the Western Counties middleweight champion for the second consecutive year.

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Caen for cup

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Five primary schools took part in annual netball and football competitions organised by local police.

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A biggun’ surfaces at Blakewell

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Pete Hiscock of North Tawton with his superb 10lb 4 Blakewell brown trout.

North Devon’s angling column with Tony Gussin...

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Haley Northcott with Millie.

The Year 10 pupil has been chosen to represent her country at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

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The Reform team at the finish line of RockSolidRace in Escot Park.

Six-strong team from Barnstaple took on 5km obstacle race through mud, climbing walls and water.

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Josh and Andy Short fought on the same bill.

A father and son boxed on the same bill at Bideford ABC to make club history on Saturday night.

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A ray of hope? North Devon angling scene

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Woolacombe Beach, or Putsborough at the other end, are good spots to try for ray after dark.

Fed up with winter dogfish? Now might be the time to try for a spring ray says Tony Gussin...

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Top spurdog aboard Ilfracombe boat

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
James Thomas with his 18lb 8 spurdog.

Minehead angler lands 18lb 8 beauty on board John Barbeary’s Bluefin at the weekend.

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Angling: Put that winter downtime to good use

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Now is a good time to consider that neglected reel maintenance.

North Devon is the not most inspiring fishing venue in March, but there is plenty you can do to prepare for the coming season...

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Titans beat Carol Anne in derby

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Titans beat local rivals Carol Anne

Titans came out on top in the all-North Devon clash against Carol Anne.

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Langford has eye on British title

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Tommy Langford extended his unbeaten record

Bideford’s Tommy Langford extended his unbeaten professional record to 12 fights with a win over Wayne Reed at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall – and the young boxer is now targeting a title fight.

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Spurs and wrasse for bideford anglers

Friday, February 6, 2015
Three-bearded rockling are fairly striking, but not the most inspiring fish for the winter sea angler.

The late winter doldrums may be looming for sea fishermen, but Bideford anglers managed to winkle a few out this weekend...

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Fishing for winter ray

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A bit further afield - Chris Palk with a near-double small-eyed caught near Minehead.

Sea anglers can be spoilt for choice in the winter – and there is always something to go for...

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The runners get underway in the Braunton 10k. Pic: Ellie Osborne

More than 330 runners from across the South West descended on Braunton Academy on Sunday for the Braunton 10k.

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Tarrant Wotton with his 16lb 6 spurdog.

Awesome fish captured by Barnstaple angler is just six ounces off the record...

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Tapping into Taw codling

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Two codling from the River Taw. Picture Tony Gussin

Your weekly angling column with Tony Gussin

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Action from the North Devon junior badminton tournament at the Tarka Tennis Centre. Pic: Amanda Bishop

More than 100 youngsters descended on the Tarka Tennis Centre at the weekend for the ninth North Devon junior badminton tournament.

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Are you brave enough to enter the Torrington Terror?

Take on the challenge for 2015, with a ‘terror’ of a race suitable for novices and seasoned triathletes.

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Titans on top after Weston win

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

North Devon netball team end the year top of regional league

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The flukes are back in...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

SEA ANGLING: A good October flounder of 1lb 15 ounces gave Damien Babb first in the October North Devon Sea League rover.

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Two-time shove ha'penny world champion Kevin Barrow and landlord Peter Woodhams at the Rolle Quay.

Take part or watch the action at Barnstaple Conservative Club on Saturday (October 25).

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