Farmer who caused lamb ‘unnecessary suffering’ given two year ban
A North Devon Farmer who pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a lamb has been banned from keeping cattle and sheep for two years. Andrew Conibear, 57, of Vellacott Lane, Combe Martin, pleaded guilty to failing to look after...
Manning's Pit in Barnstaple saved 'not just for now but for always'
Manning's Pit in Barnstaple has been saved, not just for now but for always. Nearly six years after the Friends of Manning's Pit were founded, the group are thrilled to announce that the fields have been purchased for the benefit of the local...
Fringe TheatreFest returns to Barnstaple this month
Barnstaple’s Fringe TheatreFest is back! Not the four full days of close encounters that we’ve become used to over the years, but a fun-filled extravaganza nevertheless. On Sunday, June 27, you will be able to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the...
Hatherleigh, Braunton win, but Barnstaple & Pilton are beaten
Hatherleigh are off the bottom of the Devon League Premier Division after defeating Cornwood by five wickets in the basement tussle. The Corns recovered from a middle-order collapse, that saw skipper Jackson Thompson (39) among the casualties...
Why it‘s important to shop local in North Devon post-lockdown
Retail | Promotion
As lockdown measures are eased, North Devon Council and the team behind the ‘Live Love Local’ campaign are calling on you to come together and support local businesses, as we help our high streets reopen safely. Q: What are the...