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Hannah Esau

Bideford College student, 13, wins Reg Thomas Memorial Shield ministox race

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Moor and sea with North Devon angling scene

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Lewis Harris with his 16lb 10 carp from Stafford Moor.

... with Tony Gussin

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Huge brace of North Devon mullet

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Graham Snow with his brace of mullet. Picture: Andrew Atkinson

Graham wins North Devon League heat in style with two cracking thin-lipped mullet

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Steve Found with his thick-lipped mullet of 5lb 12 1/2oz

North Devon angling scene with Tony Gussin...

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Bideford Blues veteran Duncan Chappell celebrates his javelin gold at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Saturday. Picture: Submitted

Bideford Blues veteran grabs the gold and sets new national record in the process.

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Guaranteed £500 prize fund at weekend-long competition from Friday to Sunday, August 28-30.

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James Anderson, overall male winner, 21 mins 27 secs

The show went on at Torrington Terror Triathlon despite wind and rain halting cycling section.

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Nathan Clements with his 12lb 14 smoothound

... with Tony Gussin

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Top boxers rewarded at Bideford evening

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Bideford ABC and Baglan Bulldogs celebrated Bideford's awards presentation

Bideford Amateur Boxing Club has held its annual awards presentation.

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Gallery:PHOTOS: Testing Croyde triathlon brings 200 to beach

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Action from the first Croyde Ocean Triathlon. Pic: Rob Barker

More than 200 people took on the inaugural Croyde Ocean Triathlon on Saturday.

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Get set for first Croyde triathlon

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The first ever Croyde Ocean Triathlon takes place on Saturday.

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A nice bass for Tarrant Wotton

North Devon angling reports and catches with Tony Gussin...

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Tommy Langford

Tommy Langford extended his unbeaten run to 13-0 and collected the vacant WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title in Dublin.

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Giles Thomas, Reef Mcclaughlin, Sally Mcclaughlin, Maia Mcclaughlin, Vicky Frayne, Rosie 'Rascal' Hart, Jamie Mcclaughlin

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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