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North Devon MP Selaine Saxby resigns from government over issues of ‘trust, truth and integrity’ Members Public

North Devon MP Selaine Saxby has resigned her government position today over issues of ‘trust, truth and integrity’ in government. Ms Saxby’s resignation comes a day after two high profile cabinet resignations from Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Chancellor Rishi Sunak over the Prime Minister’s handling of the

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Barnstaple bar forced to close after crime and disorder Members Public

Rumours Bar and Nightclub in Barnstaple has been stripped of its licence after incidents of crime and disorder took place on the premises on several occasions. On June 27, Barnstaple Magistrates Court were presented with the culmination of work undertaken by North Devon Council and the police in the hearing

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All about working with you in war on drugs and anti-social behaviour Members Public

Regular readers of this column will know that ‘connectivity’ is one of my core principles. I think if police are better linked to the public and other services, then it becomes much easier for us all to pull in the same direction. There are two examples of that connectivity in

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OPINION: Food, nauseous food! Filthy fries and dirty burgers - Dave Griffin Members Public

Such a delightful trip to Dartington Hall Gardens, near Totnes, in the pleasant company of Barnstaple U3A. Our en-route ‘comfort break’, as loo stops are now euphemistically expressed, was at Dart Farm. It strikes me as rather peculiar that we British are so reluctant to use the words toilet and

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COLUMN: Action taken on short term holiday lets - Selaine Saxby MP Members Public

Levelling up North Devon is the manifesto commitment I stood on in 2019. However, the housing situation has worsened as we emerged from the pandemic and in July, the Housing Minister is hosting round tables with MPs and councils across Devon and Cornwall as we continue to seek solutions to

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Property Of The Week: Lower Avondale in Westward Ho! Members Public

This week’s Property Of The Week, Lower Avondale in Westward Ho!, is an individual architect designed four bed detached family home occupying a private position within a short, walk of the village, its amenities and the beach. This individual house is well set within mature south west facing gardens

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Ilfracombe pays tribute to popular ‘Man of the Sea’ Martyn Hocking Members Public

Ilfracombe Life Boats, Gig Club, Yacht Club and Youth Sailors plus many others watching from the pier or from the Ilfracombe Princess attended a special sea tribute for Martyn on June 16th. Martyn was an enthusiastic participant of all things nautical in North Devon over many years. He inspired a

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North Devon Homes welcomes visit from National Housing Federation Members Public

North Devon Homes has welcomed a visit from the National Housing Federation to show them the work they are doing to regenerate areas of North Devon. Representatives from the NHF met with North Devon Homes staff and its customer group members to learn about the social landlord’s regeneration and

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