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Kingsley School celebrates impressive A-Level results Members Public

Sixth form students at Kingsley School celebrate today having achieved A level and BTEC results that surpass pre-Covid, and now post-Covid national averages. The top performing subjects at Kingsley this year were Spanish, Sport and Italian, with 100% of pupils studying these subjects achieving A,* or A* equivalent. Top student

Joseph Bulmer
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Vandals wreck Barnstaple train station toilets - Police issue CCTV appeal Members Public

Do you recognise these men? Officers investigating an incident in which Barnstaple railway station’s toilets were vandalised have released these CCTV images in connection to the crime. At around 1am on Sunday, July 24, two men were sat on the station’s platform drinking and smoking. The early morning

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Man caught swearing at shoppers on Barnstaple High Street fined Members Public

A North Devon man has been prosecuted for committing antisocial behaviour offences in Barnstaple town centre. Paul Willmore, 57 of 38 Lower Moor, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple received a £100 fine and was ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge at Barnstaple Magistrates Court on Tuesday, August 16, after he was

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The post pandemic property party is over - Simon Smith Members Public

The thing with changing property markets is that eventually we adapt to each manifestation. Changing markets are a bit like a pandemic. First they are a surprise, next, sadly, some people are harmed by the new normal, and then we learn how to handle the threat. Then, just when we

Simon Smith
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Libraries to transform into market places Members Public

Libraries in Barnstaple, Exeter and Paignton are being turned into mini marketplaces throughout the year. Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs the 54 libraries across Devon and Torbay, is launching a new scheme to give sellers and small home-grown businesses the chance to rent Retail Carts in library buildings. Prices

Joseph Bulmer
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Don’t lose your voice - it's annual canvass time Members Public

People in North Devon are being urged not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up-to-date. North Devon Council’s Electoral Services Team are about to start emailing and writing to households to ask them to check that the information

Joseph Bulmer
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COTIDAL: New film talks to Appledore residents about living by the sea Members Public

The one-hour long film, COTIDAL: The Appledore Chapter, will premiere on Wednesday, September 21, at 2pm in Appledore Community Hall as part of Appledore Book Festival. COTIDAL is an ambitious new creative artwork by the Devon based artist Tania Kovats, commissioned by the Time & Tide Bell Organisation. Tania’s

Joseph Bulmer
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North Devon Show shows the area at its best - David Worden Members Public

Although my professional career was in education I am from a farming background and have never lost my interest in agriculture. The production of food is a vital part of the life in the South West. Attending the local weekly cattle market was part of my family’s tradition and

David Worden
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