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Volunteering at RNLI Ilfracombe is a family affair Members Public

During Volunteer's Week this week, many charities get a chance to say thank you for the invaluable time given to them by volunteers. RNLI Ilfracombe is no exception. Connected to the station, there is a team of nearly 100 volunteers – committee members, fundraisers, tractor drivers, shore crew, people who welcome

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Torridge's entry for Bideford Soapbox Derby starts to take shape Members Public

Torridge Racing, the council's newly formed racing division, has officially announced their entry into this year’s Bideford Soapbox Derby, which is due to take place on Sunday, June 19. Last year’s race was attended by an estimated crowd of around 5,000, watching more than 30 teams’ race

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Stabbing in Ilfracombe - Police appeal launched Members Public

Police are investigating an alleged stabbing which took place on Tuesday, May 24, in Ilfracombe. DI Gary Matthews said: “The victim, a man in his 20s, attended the North Devon District Hospital with serious knife wounds before being transferred to Derriford Hospital where he remains in a stable condition. “Whilst

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Patrick Kielty to visit Torrington with a brand new show Members Public

Comedian Patrick Kielty will be at The Plough Arts Centre with his brand-new stand-up tour Borderline on Friday 10th June at 8pm. In his first UK dates since his critically acclaimed 2015 live show ‘Help’, he will play 33 dates across the country, preceded by a tour of Ireland which

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Three year thirst to end as North Devon Beer Festival returns Members Public

North Devon Beer Festival is back after a three-year absence this Platinum Jubilee bank holiday and organisers are hoping punters have worked up a serious thirst for the festivities after the long dry spell. It will return to Barnstaple Pannier Market on the bank holidays of Thursday and Friday, June

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Arrests made in connection with boat burglary in Ilfracombe Members Public

Ilfracombe's Harbourmaster teamed up with Devon and Cornwall's Police Community Support Officer earlier this month to deal with a report of a burglary which had taken place on the Ilfracombe Princess Boat. Ilfracombe’s Harbourmaster Georgina Carlo-Paat worked closely with the newly appointed Maritime Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Andy

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Sports Direct signs deal with Affinity Devon Members Public

Frasers Group has this week committed to open a new 8,500 sq ft Sports Direct store at Affinity Devon, the 100,000sq ft outlet shopping centre in Bideford. The news ‘underlines the confidence in the Global Mutual managed scheme from the occupier community’. This letting follows the opening of

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North Devon taxi fares set to rise - public consultation launched Members Public

North Devon Council is consulting on changes to its Hackney Carriage fare tariff and is inviting the community to have their say. The council is holding a 14-day consultation on the proposed increase in prices, which have not been raised since 2016. The proposed new tariff (with the exception of

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