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Property Of The Week: 15 Hamilton Close in Bideford Members Public

Guide Price: $285,000 Agent: Brights Estate Agents This semi-detached three bed house with garage, parking and a generous rear garden sitting on a quiet residential street on the edge of Bideford is not far from local schools, Affinity Devon and a plethora of supermarkets. Hamilton Close is a popular

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Torridge householders set to receive more money - Ken James Members Public

The dry weather conditions look set to continue for a little while longer and while not quite the weather extremes we’ve seen recently, as a farmer I’m hoping we don’t end up in a drought situation. Having said that while the countryside might not be looking as

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Sanctions on 'intimidating and verbally abusive' councillor extended Members Public

A Torridge District councillor’s ban from using his council email address for 'intimidating and verbally abusive behaviour' has been extended until next year’s elections. Councillor Len Ford (Independent, Appledore) has been unable to access his official email since February, nor enter council offices other than for meetings without

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Plans for 161 new Fremington homes rejected after public outcry Members Public

To the cheers of residents, plans for up to 161 new homes in Fremington have been have been rejected after objectors presented a petition with over 1,400 names and more than 265 people wrote individual letters opposing the development. Members of North Devon Council’s planning committee, meeting at

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MOTORING: The Rover that never was but should have been - Paul Jolly Members Public

In recent years, large Mercedes and Audi saloons received stylish makeovers in the form of lowered roofline and coupe styling yet retaining four doors. This made them appear more sporting and rakish but the compromise was very much restricted headroom, particularly for rear seat passengers. However, they were well and

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North Devon racers excelling in Powerboat champs Members Public

The OCRDA Aqua Adrenaline Tour roared into Teignmouth for the first time in 15 years for Round 4 of the Championship. The team to beat in F1 this season has been North Devon-based Chris Brown/Peter Snell in Chris Brown Racing, who have returned to racing after a two-year sabbatical.

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Five teams in the mix for Premier glory Members Public

It is going down to the wire in the Premier Division of the Tolchards Devon Cricket League and, incredibly, five teams still have a chance of pinching the title. Cornwood (184 points), Bradninch (188) and Sandford (192) are the outsiders but leaders North Devon (205) and Heathcoat (201) have not

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Ilfracombe Club appealing for help with oars Members Public

Ilfracombe Pilot Gig Club has launched a GoFundMe appeal to raise money for the purchase of some new racing oars. The club said: “We have a growing membership and are getting more members on the water than ever! “Whilst this is great, it does mean there is a lot more

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