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  1. Cyclist still 'critical' after Instow collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | North Devon Gazette

    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the man was involved in a collision near the army camp on the B3223 shortly before 11am. Officers are keen to speak to a witness seen walking nearby, who they believe may have seen the collision involving a maroon Ford Focus registered to Northam.


  2. Festive goal-fest in North Devon LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | North Devon Gazette

    Braunton closed the gap at the top of the premier division to only three points with a win at Park United. It looks like Landkey will now take some stopping, as they are top and have four games in hand on their nearest rivals after Saturday's 4-2 win.


  3. EXCLUSIVE: Family who lost everything in Bideford fire say thank youRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | North Devon Gazette

    A family who have been left homeless after a fire raged through their house in Bideford last week have said thank you 'from the bottom of our hearts' to the community. Read all about the community's amazing efforts to help the Taylor family, and find out how you can help too.


  4. A feline amputee is looking for a new home for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | This Is North Devon

    A WHISKERY amputee has used one of his nine lives and is now hoping for a happy Christmas in the heart of a new home. The three-legged cat is recovering at a Bideford veterinary clinic from an operation to remove one of his hind legs.


  5. Appledore singers Christmas Charity ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | This Is North Devon

    Fancy a Christmas sing-song to get your festive spirits high? The Appledore Singers Charity Concert is taking place this Sunday at Northam Hall, and plenty of yuletide tunes are set to fill the air. This year's concert is being held in aid of Northam Lodge, the charity that helps people with learning and physical disabilities achieve the best quality of life.


  6. Plaques unearthed in council office eaves mark wartime effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | North Devon Gazette

    When historian Peter Christie was clearing out the eaves of Northam Town Hall, he had no idea the dusty 'tiles' he found were in fact wartime plaques marking Bideford's fundraising efforts. The area was given a sum of A 250,000 but actually raised A 338,731 - enough to buy 67 spitfires for the wartime efforts.


  7. Expansion for Bideford and District ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | North Devon Gazette

    Bideford mayor Mervyn Langmead, Northam mayor John Himan and Bideford Archives chairman Margaret Smith opening the new room. Picture: Sarah Howells The archives, which is run by volunteers and houses copies of the North Devon Gazette from 1856 until the present day, is housed at the council offices in Windmill Lane.


  8. Plans for 200 new Northam homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Plans have been submitted to Torridge District Council for 200 new homes on land off Heywood Road in Northam, Bideford. As well as the housing development, the plans also include provisions for an extension to the Rose Hill care facility.


  9. North Devon Football: Torridgeside to meet Barnstaple Ammies in cup semi-finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Torridgeside took their impressive early season form in the league into the Brayford Cup on Saturday to secure their passage to the semi-finals. They beat North Molton in the quarter-finals, with a strong performance culminating in a 3-1 victory at Rocksfield.


  10. North Devon Football: Weather can't halt Boca's goal scoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Boca Seniors continued their serene progress in the premier division of the North Devon Gazette Football League with a 6-0 win this weekend. This time it was Shamwickshire Rovers who were hit for six - already the fifth time in 10 league games this season that Boca have scored at least that many.


  11. North Devon Football: Torridgeside going well in Premier DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Torridgeside are up to second in the North Devon Gazette Football League Premier Division after a midweek win at North Molton last week. The 4-1 win kept up their good run of form, which has seen them lose just one of their opening nine league fixtures.


  12. Care home staff on abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    Jolyon Marshall, left, and his wife Rachel arrive at Exeter Magistrates' Court, where they are accused of offences related to three care homes in Devon Seven senior managers and 15 workers face a total of 86 charges - 11 counts of ill-treating patients and 75 counts of false imprisonment. The offences are alleged to have taken place at the Veilstone, Gatooma and Teignmead homes in Devon , run by Atlas Project Ltd. Three victims are said to have been ill-treated by staff on five occasions while being treated "for mental disorder as an in-patient".


  13. North Devon League Senior Division: Landkey hit 11 in second halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | This Is North Devon

    Northam Lions 3 North Molton 6: Blake Ladley continued his fine form with a hat-trick and was joined on the Molton scoresheet by Oscar Brown and Joe Southgate. Northam hit back through a Trevor May hat-trick but struggled after Gary Robinson and Ricky Weaver were sent off.


  14. UKIP announces Torridge election candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Derek Sargent, chairman of the Torridge and West Devon UKIP Group, will be running for MP in the 2015 elections. Now retired, he previously ran the Hoops Inn at Horns Cross for six years before working in the security industry in Angola.


  15. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | This Is North Devon

    The auction, held by local agent Phillips Smith and Dunn, took place at The Barnstaple Hotel with a strong turnout and a great level of interest. A single-bedroom cottage in Northam sold for A 71,500 to a local investor, while a two-bedroom cottage in Orchard Hill achieved A 121,000 to a local buyer.


  16. North Devon raises mugs up for MacmillanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    People across North Devon are dusting off the china and preparing to raise a mug or three for the Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Businesses, groups and individuals have organised events around the area for the annual fundraiser on behalf of the cancer charity, which last year raised A 20million.


  17. Boca sink Braunton to gain early title race edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Both teams came into the match having won each of their first five matches of the season, but only Boca resurfaced with their 100 per cent record still intact. Sam Box netted a penalty for Braunton but it was not enough as Braunton suffered the all-too-familiar feeling of defeat to their title rivals.


  18. Calls for Bideford's Kathleen and May to come home for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | This Is North Devon

    The vessel, which belonged to the late Torridge councillor Steve Clarke, sailed up the Torridge, and stopped off in Bideford in August. The Kathleen and May has been berthed in Liverpool since 2011 but made a homecoming visit last month to huge crowds.


  19. Ex-policeman Sid celebrates 100th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | North Devon Gazette

    Sidney Stone worked in the Devon and Cornwall Police force for more than 20 years, starting in Torquay before moving to Axminster and Seaton, where he met his wife Margaret on his first day on the beat. "I went for a walk to see what the town was like when I looked across the road and saw a lady with a girl next to her," said Sid.


  20. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | This Is North Devon

    Mother-of-three Alison Cooke set up Sew Country - a business which enables people of all ages and backgrounds to learn how to sew. AFTER a 40-year ambition to set up her own business, a retired Northam nurse has finally taken "a leap of faith" to start up her new venture.