CRICKET: No mention of the 'P' word at Barnstaple & Pilton Members Public

Barnstaple & Pilton’s winning streak shows no signs of ending as they made it five on the trot in the D Division East with a four-wicket triumph away to Budleigh Salterton 2nd XI, a side that had previously only suffered one defeat and riding high near the top of

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Barnstaple’s Edolie enjoys the experience of a lifetime at Twickenham Members Public

Barnstaple’s Edolie Wilson enjoyed the experience of a lifetime at the weekend as he trod the turf at Twickenham during the Premiership Rugby Final and met legendary Lion Sam Warburton. Wilson, 11, who plays for Barnstaple’s Rugby Club, won the opportunity to rub shoulders with English rugby’s

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COLUMN: North Devon is alive with culture - Tim Jones Members Public

It is too easy to focus on a whole series of negative events which are currently dominating the national media – goings on in Whitehall, energy bills, inflation, interest rate increases and the devastating stories from Ukraine. We should not however forget that some fabulous things continue to happen throughout Northern

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Barnstaple-based family business acquired by international buyer Members Public

Golden Coast Ltd, based in Barnstaple, the UK’s largest independent distributor of swimming pool and spa components and accessories, has been sold to Pollet Pool Group. Barnstaple-based Golden Coast becomes part of the international group after 45 years as an independent distributor to the wet leisure industry in the

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Torridge named the second most recycling-conscious area in England Members Public

Analysis of government data has revealed that Torridge comes in second for recycling and composting waste, and reducing waste output. It follows a deeply concerning UN report on climate change released this year. Torridge’s rate of waste reused, recycled or composted has improved by 29.6% over the last

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Torrington's Ian Snow Ltd Certifies as a B Corp Members Public

Torrington's ethical homewares company Ian Snow Ltd has announced today its certification as a B Corporation (or B Corp), joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Ian Snow Ltd has been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B Corp movement,

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Barnstaple's new Tarka Leisure Centre opened by Eddie The Eagle Members Public

British Winter Olympics hero Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards has today (24 June) officially opened the Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, bringing all of the town’s leisure facilities onto one site on Seven Brethren. Eddie the Eagle cut the ribbon to declare the new facility open and headed straight to

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'Our electoral system does not produce good government' - Compass Northern Devon Members Public

Dozens of residents and visitors attending the Bideford Soapbox Derby took time out to share their views with Compass Northern Devon on the state of politics in this country. As in other Northern Devon towns, the results show that many people have lost faith in both politics and political parties.

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