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  1. BOWLS: Wiltshire tourists wrap up wellRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Swindon Advertiser

    Under the stewardship of Spencer Melksham's Pete Sanders, the 2016 county men's president, the touring party of 31 was based in Barnstaple, playing a total of four games over a long weekend, winning two matches and losing two. Five former Wiltshire men's presidents, a Bowls England director, several county officials, next year's president and players from 14 Wiltshire clubs were represented.

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  2. North Devon hills no match for Velociraptor ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | North Devon Gazette

    Around 150 cyclists saddled up for this year's Velociraptor, raising an estimated A 15,000 for North Devon Hospice. Riders took on some of North Devon and Somerset's most monstrous hills during the third annual sportive distance challenge on September 11. They set off from the Tarka Tennis Centre in Barnstaple, choosing to follow a 100-mile or 65-mile route; there was also a family-friendly six-mile route for younger riders.

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  3. Route 39 Academy construction timetable announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | North Devon Gazette

    Looking at the plans on the new Steart Farm site are principal Jordan Kelly, vice chairman of governors Sophie Poklewski Koziell and chairman Richard Bunce. Picture: Tony Gussin It was confirmed today construction would begin in October or November on the school's permanent site at Steart Farm near Bucks Cross.

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  4. Special 90th birthday gift for Braunton man AmosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | North Devon Gazette

    The 90 year old has been presented with a special coin, to mark him sharing the same birthday as The Queen. Amos Cresswell celebrated his 90th birthday on April 21, the same day that The Queen reached 90 years of age.

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  5. Barnstaple Post Office moves to new high street homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | North Devon Gazette

    Ahead of the consultation, Roger Gale, general manager of the Post Office Crown network, said: "Our collaboration with WHSmith helps secure the long-term viability of services for local customers. We are making sure we take the right course of action to sustain services for years to come."

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  6. PHOTOS & VIDEO: The SS Freshspring arrives on the River TorridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | North Devon Gazette

    The Gazette got on the water this morning to watch as the historic steamship entered the River Torridge ahead of its permanent mooring in Bideford. At around 9.30am she came over the Bideford Bar and was joined in convoy by the Lundy Puffin and Appledore Lifeboat.

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  7. Bideford Lions presents an evening of Music & Dance raising funds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | This Is North Devon

    Bideford Lions presents a fund raising event to support South West Children's Hospice and Local Charities with a great evening of music and dance to new local band SOUL INTENTION.

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  8. Cornwall features twice in the 20 most mispronounced British place namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Cornish Guardian

    It appears that other parts of the country have similar problems, which may even stump us sniggering Cornish folk if and when we cross the border into the rest of the country or England, as it is known to Cornwall's nationalists. Fortunately City Base Apartments have created a handy infographic featuring 20 places in Britain that are commonly mispronounced ... and it includes two places in Cornwall.

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  9. Barnstaple Jobs Fair and August unemployment figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | North Devon Gazette

    The number of people out of work and claiming benefits in Barnstaple and Bideford has stayed on a similar level for August. Both North Devon and Torridge Job Seekers Allowance claimants fell in August, adding to a record low across Devon of 2,949.

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  10. MP disappointed in 'flawed' plans for 'Devonwall' constituencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | North Devon Gazette

    Torridge and West Devon MP Geoffrey Cox said there are 'more important things' to focus on than new election boundaries. "I will say that I am disappointed that the commission has resorted once again to the flawed notion of a hybrid Devon-Cornish seat," he said.

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    Wednesday Sep 14 | This Is North Devon

    Members of the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposals before they are put to Parliament in 2018 TORRIDGE MP Geoffrey Cox has said he is "disappointed" with proposals to merge his seat with one in Cornwall, creating a controversial "Devonwall" constituency. His words were prompted by a report on reducing the number of MPs in parliament by re-jigging constituency borders published by the Boundary Commission yesterday.

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  12. Services gather for annual cricket tournament.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | North Devon Gazette

    The three agencies, who usually work together for public safety, were raising money for the RNLI in a round-robin tournament at Bideford's pitch at Westward Ho! The occasion was preceded by a minutes silence to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York. Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments.

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  13. Flasher fled after being belittled by womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A flasher fled back to his car after a woman told him "that's a poor excuse for a willy". Andreas Murgelas allegedly exposed himself to two different women in the space of three weeks at footpaths or woodland near Bideford, Devon.

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  14. Proposals published for new 'Devonwall' parliamentary constituencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | North Devon Gazette

    The proposed changes to the South West would see the breakdown of the current Torridge and West Devon seat, held by MP Geoffrey Cox. The plans published by Boundary Commission for England today show the South West constituencies reduced from 55 to 53. The new constituency stretches from Port Isaac Bay to Bideford Bar and comprises of nine wards currently in North Cornwall and 18 currently in Torridge and West Devon.

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  15. Braunton peg back Kilkhampton in Senior clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | North Devon Gazette

    Two penalties from Ricky Marinaro helped Braunton to a 4-1 lead, with CJ Roberts and Luke Austen also scoring. Ilfracombe Town were given a walkover win over Shebbear United to set up a first round tie with Topsham Town, who beat Hartland 8-4 on Saturday.

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  16. PICTURES: Protesters rally against badger culls in North DevonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | North Devon Gazette

    Around a dozen protesters gathered in Bideford on Saturday to peacefully rally against badger culls around North Devon and Torridge. Paula Bolt, of the group, said Torridge and West Devon MP Geoffrey Cox also came down to speak to protesters.

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  17. North Devon firefighters deal with evacuations, vehicle... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | This Is North Devon

    It's been a busy time for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service in North Devon this weekend, with several call outs across the region. From electrical and gas fires causing them to evacuate a street, to vans destroyed by flames, via saving pigeons tangled up in cables - the service has had their hands full.

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  18. Could you be eligible for A 500 broadband voucher?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | North Devon Gazette

    Small businesses and residents in Torridge will be able to check if they can apply for the voucher before March 2017. The voucher scheme will supplement the work CDS is doing to bring fast fibre optic cable connections to the area and is aimed at more rural areas not covered by fibre.

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  19. Vets say spaniel was high on drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    An unwell dog that was taken for treatment by his owner was high on drugs, vets have said. They examined Lennie the spaniel after he ate something that made him sick on the Northam Burrows, near Bideford in Devon, on Sunday.

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  20. 'Twitching' spaniel was high on drugs, say vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Newsday

    They examined Lennie the spaniel after he ate something that made him sick on the Northam Burrows, near Bideford in Devon, on Sunday. She said it looked as though Lennie was possibly going to have a fit but he became less manic after receiving diazepam.

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