Snow disrupts Gazette delivery

HEAVY snow has delayed the delivery of this week's North Devon Gazette. The newspaper, printed in Dagenham, is not expected to reach North Devon-based distribution supervisors until tomorrow morning (Thursday) at the earliest. People can expect the Gazette to be del

HEAVY snow has delayed the delivery of this week's North Devon Gazette.

The newspaper, printed in Dagenham, is not expected to reach North Devon-based distribution supervisors until tomorrow morning at the earliest.

People can expect the Gazette to be delivered to their homes by the end of the week.

The newspapers made it as far as Axminster at 5am this morning but could go no further due to heavy snow in the area.


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It was hoped to be able to ship it up to North Devon in smaller vehicles but because of the conditions and the closure of the North Devon Link Road, it has not been possible to do this.

"We apologise to all of our readers and advertisers," said Gazette publishing manager Lyn Brodie. "Obviously this situation is totally out of our control and we hope to resume normal service as soon as possible."

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