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  1. 'Rethink Hinkley' call after government shocks EDFRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Western morning News

    Renewable power now provides 15% of the South West's electricity, enough for 1.2 million homes, a new progress report shows. The report was published hours after the government shocked the nuclear industry by calling a time out on the proposed Hinkley Point C power station.

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  2. Summer holidays in North Devon - 74 free things to do with kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | This Is North Devon

    With the school summer holidays here it's time to start thinking about how to keep the kids entertained - but you may also have a budget to stick to! With that in mind, we've come up with 74 ideas for free things to do with your family in and around North Devon and Torridge this summer. You can also check out our dedicated summer holidays page for more family friendly events and tips on what to get up to: There are loads of museums in the area, and a lot of them are child-friendly and free.

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  3. Summer holidays in North Devon: 74 free things to do with kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | This Is North Devon

    With the school summer holidays here it's time to start thinking about how to keep the kids entertained - but you may also have a budget to stick to! With that in mind, we've come up with 74 ideas for free things to do with your family in and around North Devon and Torridge this summer. You can also check out our dedicated summer holidays page for more family friendly events and tips on what to get up to: There are loads of museums in the area, and a lot of them are child-friendly and free.

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  4. Stalemate on 'eyesore' barriers around Bideford treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | North Devon Gazette

    Town and district councillor Tony Inch said he is fed up with the 'eyesore' plastic barriers erected around the tree near the Kingsley statue on the Quay. These were placed there by Devon County Council after the tree's roots caused some of the flagstone paving to come up and become a 'trip hazard'.

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  5. 21 perfect places for a North Devon picnicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | This Is North Devon

    Is there any better way to enjoy a warm cheese and pickle sandwich than by sitting at one of North Devon's most beautiful locations? Whether you're craving views of moors to accompany your quiche, sights of the sea to supplement your scone or flat woodland on which to lay your picnic blanket, we've got you covered. There's a waterfall in North Devon.

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  6. 'Encouraging' trend as unemployment in North Devon fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | North Devon Gazette

    Promising figures as big firms look set to start recruiting for hundreds of new staff across North Devon and Torridge. Judith Hill, work coach at Exeter Job Centre, said Torridge had seen a total 45 per cent drop in claimants since 2010.

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  7. Cricket star Tom Allin plunged to his death from 200ft bridge after 'tough few months'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Mirror.co.uk

    The cricketer, who played for Warwickshire CC, leapt from the bridge after leaving three suicide notes - including one to his parents Tom Allin, who played for Warwickshire CC, leapt from the bridge after leaving three suicide notes - including one to his parents. She said his brother was so seriously ill in early October 2015 that "it was felt he may not survive".

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  8. Cricket star Tom Allin intended to take own life, inquest rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | This Is North Devon

    AN inquest has been told of the heroic efforts made by passers-by to save the life of cricketer Tom Allin after a fall from Bideford's Torridge Bridge in January. His death, which was ruled to be suicide, came just months after he was involved in a serious car crash in October 2015, which left himself and four others with serious injuries.

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  9. Young cricketer Tom Allin intended to take his own lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | North Devon Gazette

    Inquest today records a verdict of suicide after hearing the 28-year-old former professional cricketer intended to jump from bridge in Bideford. Tributes have been paid to well-known Bideford cricketer Tom Allin, pictured here during a match for North Devon.

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  10. Revealed: North Devon and Torridge's best and worst GP... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | This Is North Devon

    A RECENT NHS survey has revealed the best and worst GP practices in North Devon and Torridge according to patient experience. The GP Patient Survey is an England-wide survey, providing practice-level data about patients' experiences of their GP practices.

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  11. Could the threat of a Devonwall constituency be fading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    A review of electoral boundaries which "must" result in the creation of a controversial Devonwall constituency could be delayed as a result of Brexit. The current independent review of constituency boundaries is due to conclude in 2018, with the proposals put to a Parliamentary vote.

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  12. Consultation on taxi licences in TorridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | North Devon Gazette

    The council's last survey in 2012 showed there was a reduction in passengers using the Bideford taxi rank since 2008. The last report also found there was no significant, unment demand for taxis and the council currently only provides 49 metered taxi licenses.

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  13. Police praise 'life-saving' duo in Bideford bridge dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | North Devon Gazette

    Police have praised the actions of two men who 'potentially saved a life' during a rush hour drama on the Torridge Bridge. RSPCA fundraiser 'Russ' - who prefers not to give his full name - was driving over the bridge on Tuesday of last week when he saw a man apparently trying to climb over the fence.

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  14. Devon Chamber of Commerce calls for fighting to stop and a clear plan of action on BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | North Devon Gazette

    The chief executive of Devon Chamber of Commerce has urged the Government to provide a clear plan of action for the leaving process in the wake of this morning's EU Referendum result. Speaking after the announcement that 57 per cent of people voted to leave the European Union, George Cowcher said: "Businesses are in need of stability and reassurance, without arguments or in fighting within political parties of how the leave process should be handled.

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  15. North Devon and Torridge set for final say on EURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | North Devon Gazette

    North Devon and Torridge will vote with the rest of the country on the UK's EU membership tomorrow , after months of debate and speculation. Voters will be asked 'Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union.'

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  16. Man threatened to jump from Torridge Bridge in BidefordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | North Devon Gazette

    The road was closed for aroung five minutes and by 5.09pm the man was safely in the police vehicle. Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments.

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  17. Views sought as bid is made to ban netting on Torridge EstuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | North Devon Gazette

    The Inshore Fishing Conservation Association says a ban is necessary to balance recreational and commercial practice as well as conserve bass stocks, which it believes are in a state of 'dramatic decline'. They say if the ban goes ahead it will lead to a further demise of the Torridge fishing industry that has already seen the last trawler depart Bideford.

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  18. People must share views on healthcare services in North DevonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | This Is North Devon

    RESIDENTS in North Devon and Torridge must get involved in an upcoming public consultation in order to secure the best outcome for the region's healthcare service. That's the message of the region's two district councils, which are urging residents to come forward and share their views on the current state of the service in northern Devon.

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  19. North Devon fishermen call for the UK to cast off from the EURead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | North Devon Gazette

    A day of fishing protest has been observed in Bideford - albeit on dry land because it has no boats left... A national fishing day of protest has seen fishermen around the UK take to the water - but in Bideford the protest had to be on dry land because there are no trawlers left in Torridge. 'Vote Leave' was the rally cry as the fishing industry came out in force to call for Brexit in advance of next Thursday's referendum on June 23. Dozens of boats at South West ports flew 'Fishing for Leave' flags, while a flotilla of more than 60 vessels sailed up the Thames to Westminster.

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  20. Green light for 750 new homes in BidefordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | North Devon Gazette

    A planning application for up to 750 new homes and a new primary school at Winsford Park have been approved by councillors. Up to 750 new homes will be built off Clovelly Road in Bideford - but they could take up to 20 years to complete.

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