HMS QUORN arrives at Appledore Shipyard Members Public

HMS QUORN has arrived at Appledore Shipyard as part of a £55 million contract to regenerate the former Royal Navy mine-hunter. On behalf of the Lithuanian Government, the Defence Equipment Sales Authority (DESA) awarded the contract that will see HMS QUORN renovated and restored, bolstering NATO maritime capability in Europe.

Joseph Bulmer
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Have your say on proposals to change the Torridge council tax reduction scheme Members Public

Torridge District Council has launched a public consultation for its Council Tax reduction scheme ahead of plans to significantly change and improve the way the scheme operates for people of working age. The reduction scheme is a discount for Council Tax, based on the income of a household, with a

Joseph Bulmer
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Bideford Reds wrap up premier title at Torbay Regatta Members Public

The Bideford Reds men's Senior A crew wrapped up the premier title at Torbay Regatta on Saturday with a hard fought win over Wimbleball Rowing Club and brought the title back to the club for the first time in 21 years. The crew on the day was Louis Wilkins, Alex

Joseph Bulmer
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Mini run maestro Terry honoured for 25 years of fabulous fundraising Members Public

The driving force behind North Devon's annual Mini run has been honoured for more than a quarter-of-a-century of fundraising for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). Terry Baker organised the first Legendary Grand Tour for the charity in 1996 after meeting a young Mini fan at the Little Bridge House

Joseph Bulmer
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Skydive raises £2,000 for Calvert Trust Exmoor Members Public

Claire Marcer and Kim Castella from Calvert Trust Exmoor’s Guest Services team, alongside Kim’s husband Simon and son Lewis, had an enjoyable time skydiving from 15,000ft on the 10th of August, and in doing so raised £2,000 for the North Devon accessible adventure centre and charity.

Joseph Bulmer
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New funding to tackle antisocial behaviour in Barnstaple - David Worden Members Public

As you are no doubt aware North Devon Council very much supports partnership working as together with other organisations we are able to achieve so much more, set common objections and avoid duplication of effort. This is, for example, one of the reasons we are working with the private and

David Worden
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A guide for grockles moving to North Devon - Simon Smith Members Public

From when I first began selling property in North Devon (over two decades ago) to the present day, our estate agency mailing list of potential buyers has always followed the ‘two thirds / one third’ principle. That is approximately one third of the buyers registered on our books will be living

Simon Smith
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Temporary bridge installed at Martinhoe Members Public

A North Devon councillor is 'really glad' that an Exmoor road has reopened following the installation of a temporary bridge, but he questions when a permanent replacement will be built. An emergency road closure was put in place at Martinhoe Bridge, near the Hunters Inn, at the beginning of July.

Ollie Heptinstall
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