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"05.12.2016 17:01:01" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Rare white harbour porpoise spotted off the coast of Morwenstow Sighting was only the sixth ever recorded in the UK – and the first in England Wow, what a spot! The first ever recorded in English waters, according to marine experts.
"05.12.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New bus timetable offers 'improved' service for Barnstaple and Bideford Stagecoach say routes have been redesigned following feedback from bus users If you use bus services in North Devon you need to be aware of some major timetable changes being introduced next month. Full detail here...
"05.12.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Santa sleigh tours in North Devon: When is Father Christmas visiting you? Find out when Santa will be visiting Bideford, Barnstaple, Torrington, Northam, Appledore, Fremington, Yelland and Braunton. We've updated our Santa sleigh tours - find out when Father Christmas will be visiting you in Bideford, Barnstaple & Braunton.
"05.12.2016 09:44:27" northdevongazette.co.uk Body of local man pulled from River Taw in Barnstaple Coastguard and lifeboat teams joined recover efforts on Saturday evening. Police say they have been unable to identify the body of a man recovered from the River Taw in Barnstaple on Saturday evening.
"04.12.2016 21:54:50" northdevongazette.co.uk Diversion 'to Mullacott and Croyde' for Braunton Caen Street traffic after Christmas Official diversion will be some 17 miles long when work begins on the Caen Street flood defences The official diversion to get around the closure of Braunton's Caen Street will be 17 miles
"04.12.2016 16:53:46" Live at Bideford Light Switch On!
"04.12.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford Light Switch On: The full programme Find out what time the Christmas lights will be switched on in Bideford on Sunday, and what else you can expect throughout the day. Christmas is coming to Bideford TODAY!!
"03.12.2016 16:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Santa sleigh tours in North Devon: When is Father Christmas visiting you? Find out when Santa will be visiting Bideford, Barnstaple, Torrington, Northam, Appledore, Fremington, Yelland and Braunton. SANTA'S COMING!!! Find out when Father Christmas will be visiting you on one of his sleigh tours - he starts in Barnstaple tomorrow and Bideford next week!
"03.12.2016 14:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk When is the Clovelly Christmas lights switch on? Don't miss the Clovelly Christmas lights 2016 this week, with proceeds to the RNLI Carols on the cobbles, Father Christmas and fireworks - if this doesn't make you feel festive, nothing will...
"03.12.2016 12:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Johns of Instow ready for festive extravaganza Food, gifts and free tastings at Johns of Instow on Sunday, December 4 Johns of Instow and Appledore is hosting a festive food and drink extravaganza tomorrow!
"03.12.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss North Devon Christmas Market in Braunton This Saturday (December 3) at Caen street in braunton There will be more than 100 stalls at the Braunton market today.
"02.12.2016 22:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Europa Park company fined £55,000 following sauna fire Guest had to break glass with his bare feet and barely escaped alive with his young son after Europa fire that revealed 'a number of failings' 'It was extremely fortunate that no one died' - Woolacombe holiday company fined and director given suspended sentence following a sauna fire at Europa last year
"02.12.2016 20:59:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's guide to Christmas fairs, lots of Christmas fairs North Devon events from 01/12/16 to 07/12/16 If it's Christmas fairs you like, there's LOADS in North Devon this weekend!
"02.12.2016 19:35:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bishop praises 'brilliant' Freedom Centre in Barnstaple Bishop Sarah Mullally visits centre as part of a three day tour of North Devon The Bishop of Crediton says everyone must work together to tackle issues such as homelessness
"02.12.2016 19:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Give a Gift to North Devon foodbanks this Christmas Find out how you can give a gift and help North Devon families in crisis over the festive holiday during our annual appeal. Could you spare a small gift for a family in need this Christmas? Just a few mince pies or some chocolate coins could make a huge difference to a local family facing crisis over the holidays.
"02.12.2016 18:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon man reunited with 62-year-old tractor thanks to children's book The tractor, which still works today, was first bought in 1954 and is the inspiration behind a series of children's books. There are some stories we love telling because you can't help but smile when you read them - and this is one of them!
"02.12.2016 16:45:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman suffers serious facial injuries in Bideford collision Police are appealing for information after a woman in her 60s had to be cut from her car at junction of Abbotsham Road and Belvoir Road. Our thoughts are with the woman injured in this collision yesterday.
"02.12.2016 15:22:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss North Devon Christmas Market in Braunton This Saturday (December 3) at Caen street in braunton We can't wait to look around the North Devon Christmas Market tomorrow - is anyone else going?
"02.12.2016 14:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Devon and Cornwall Police investigating child sex abuse allegations The force has confirmed it is investigating allegations in Devon and Cornwall of child sex abuse within football. Devon and Cornwall Police confirms it is investigating child sex abuse allegations within football.
"02.12.2016 12:30:44" northdevongazette.co.uk Date set for Westward Ho! village green inquiry A hearing will run next week in Northam to determine the future of Westward Ho! village green on Golf Links Road. Will the land be designated an official village green?
"02.12.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford Light Switch On: The full programme Find out what time the Christmas lights will be switched on in Bideford on Sunday, and what else you can expect throughout the day. Who else is planning on heading to Bideford's big switch on this weekend?
"02.12.2016 09:43:08" northdevongazette.co.uk New police inspector 'elated' to be back in Barnstaple New Barnstaple Sector Inspector Earl Napier is back in charge in the town where he served as a PC Meet the new inspector in charge of Barnstaple Police, Inspector Earl Napier
"01.12.2016 20:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk YOUR PICTURES: North Devon wakes up to a frosty morning Gazette readers share their pictures of frosty North Devon this morning in our gallery. North Devon is beautiful at the best of times, but in the frost it's something else...
"01.12.2016 19:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Film shows Westward Ho! from the skies - watch the video here New drone footage has been released showing Westward Ho! from above - you can watch the footage here. Ever wondered what Westward Ho! looks like from above? Watch this breath-taking video and find out!
"01.12.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New team is cleaning up Bideford Bideford Town Council has employed three maintenance workers to help keep the town tidy amid district and county cuts. A new team is on a mission to clean up the streets of Bideford - where do you think they should target next?
"01.12.2016 16:59:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Crowd queues for the opening of Barnstaple Poundworld It was a cold morning, but at least 100 turned up for the opening of the new Poundworld in Boutport Street The official opening of Poundworld in Barnstaple was busy today, with an estimated 100 people queuing up before the shop opened
"01.12.2016 16:02:28" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe man jailed for 12 years for killing girlfriend in drug driving crash Richard Brettle admits causing the death of Natalie Jones in Knowle last year “There are no winners in this, we have three families now broken apart, with the loss of Natalie and the other party was a completely innocent victim." - North Devon Sector Inspector Roger Bartlett
"01.12.2016 15:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Swimming pool freezes over in Victoria Park Victoria Park in Bideford was white with frost this morning (Thursday) with the swimming pool completely frozen over. See more pictures here. PICTURES: The temperatures dropped so much in Bideford today the swimming pool froze!
"01.12.2016 14:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Santas on the Run in Holsworthy and Bideford this weekend Children's Hospice South West is holding its Santas on the Run events this week - find out when and where here. Will you be joining the Children's Hospice South West Santas on the Run events this weekend? Find out when and where they are here - and how to get involved!
"01.12.2016 13:00:00" Ice in Victoria Park Brrrr!! It's so chilly today the swimming pool in Victoria Park has frozen - good news for this little bird though, who's enjoying a bit of ice skating! If you've got any photos of North Devon looking frosty, tag us in them or send them to
"01.12.2016 12:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Late night shopping returns to Barnstaple as part of packed Christmas schedule The late night shopping is just part of the wealth of activities and events taking part in the town in the run up to December 25. Late night shopping in Barnstaple starts this evening. Find out what else is on in the run up to Christmas here.
"01.12.2016 11:14:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Police appeal after teenager injured in Barnstaple hit and run Boy left with broken foot following alleged incident in Belle Meadow Road The victim was left with a broken foot.
"01.12.2016 09:54:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Entries open for North Devon AONB Marathon and Half Marathon The event, which is sponsored by Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks, raises money for North Devon Hospice. Fancy a picturesque run around the North Devon coastline for a good cause? Now's your chance!
"30.11.2016 20:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk When is the Clovelly Christmas lights switch on? Don't miss the Clovelly Christmas lights 2016 this week, with proceeds to the RNLI Don't miss the magical experience of the Clovelly Christmas lights switch on, with plenty to see and do and all proceeds to the RNLI
"30.11.2016 18:16:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Cat of the Week: Time to get Gizmo a home With Barnstaple & District Cats Protection Awww, can you help find a home for a playful young Gizmo?
"30.11.2016 17:06:15" northdevongazette.co.uk New Deichmann shoe store opens in Barnstaple Footwear retail giant opens its doors at Green Lanes in Barnstaple A new Deichmann shore store opened at Green Lanes Shopping Centre in Barnstaple today
"30.11.2016 16:25:30" North Devon Gazette
"30.11.2016 16:25:30" North Devon Gazette
"30.11.2016 15:22:03" northdevongazette.co.uk E-edition Access online E-editions of North Devon Gazette plus app and postal subscriptions It's Gazette day! If you haven't had a copy yet, read our e-edition here
"30.11.2016 14:04:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Working through Christmas in North Devon to help those in need Light Up a Life appeal 2016: This week looks at the dedicated work of the North Devon Hospice nurses caring for people at home What's it like to work right through Christmas? It may sound a lot, but it is a real labour of love for the nurses of the dedicated Hospice at Home team from North Devon Hospice, who help those who might be spending their last ever Christmas at home with
"30.11.2016 11:25:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Is North Devon the poor relation for mental health? STP review says more money is needed and more must be done to address mental health services in Devon The health STP report has been much criticised, but it has some strong messages about mental health services in North Devon - there isn't enough of them and more needs to be done
"30.11.2016 10:12:07" northdevongazette.co.uk Have your say on the future of the Tarka Line Appeal to complete a survey on future developments of the Barnstaple to Exeter Tarka Line, which has seen the number of rail users more than double in the past 10 years Your views are needed to help develop the future of the Barnstaple to Exeter Tarka Line, which has doubled its use in the last 10 years and has more investment planned
"29.11.2016 19:35:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Dan lands an awesome Taw flounder North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin Fantastic fish, well done to Dan Miles Redmore on a top River Taw flounder :)
"29.11.2016 18:42:48" northdevongazette.co.uk Attempted armed robbery in Barnstaple Police are appealing for information from anyone who witnessed the event, which took place on Monday afternoon. Anyone who witnessed anything is urged to contact the police.
"29.11.2016 18:05:02" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Torrington schoolgirl, 14, on cloud nine after historic first solo glider flight Birthday flight was 'dream come true' for Ellie, who has been has been learning to fly since she was nine years old Wow, what an incredible way to spend your 14th birthday! Well done, Ellie we salute you!
Watch her amazing video here:
"29.11.2016 16:20:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss North Devon Christmas Market in Braunton This Saturday (December 3) at Caen street in braunton Don't miss the North Devon Christmas Market 2016 in Braunton this Saturday - 100 stalls at least
"29.11.2016 13:21:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Will Appledore Shipyard get new Navy work? MP says the Sir John Parker report paints a 'bright future' for Appledore with work on the new navy frigates a possibility A Government-commissioned report published today has been hailed as offering a 'bright future' for Appledore Shipyard - and possibly more Royal Navy work
"29.11.2016 11:42:44" northdevongazette.co.uk Pilton Community College told to improve by Ofsted Barnstaple secondary school is doing the best it can for each student but college does not rank highly enough in Government league tables This just in...
Ofsted inspectors have told Pilton Community College that it needs to improve
"28.11.2016 21:12:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Large haul of knives collected during Barnstaple police amnesty Illegal lock knives, kukris, swords and even an umbrella sword as used by The Penguin are among those collected by Devon and Cornwall Police during a recent knife amnesty Even The Penguin's sword umbrella was in there!
Police collect a large haul of knives from Barnstaple and around the region during a recent knife amnesty
"28.11.2016 20:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Appledore's plans to shine at 'DIY' Christmas lights switch-on Village is holding a day of festive fun this Friday Fantastic Christmas spirit in Appledore...
...can't have Christmas lights? No problem say villagers, we'll do it ourselves!
"28.11.2016 19:25:30" northdevongazette.co.uk Fremington gets festive this Friday Fremington gets festive this Friday with a Christmas lights switch-on and fireworks display. Fremington will be going full-on festive this Friday. Find out what's happening, here...
"28.11.2016 17:56:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton Sports Directory is a hit the second time around too Handy guide to sports activities for children in Braunton has gone into a reprint thanks to The Vivian Moon Braunton Community Fund and Rotary Club of Braunton Any children looking for sports and activities to do in Braunton should make sure they have a copy of the Braunton Sports Directory
"28.11.2016 15:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Revealed: Waste and recycling changes will be trialled in a number of North Devon areas next summer Pilot project will encourage people to recycle more rubbish – and could save the council £340k a year if rolled out across the district. REVEALED: Find out where in North Devon the council is planning to trial changes to the waste and recycling service next summer
"28.11.2016 13:48:36" northdevongazette.co.uk Severe weather shelter found for Barnstaple rough sleepers Council finds eleventh-hour emergency cover as temperatures plummet for three nights from tonight It's going to be very cold this week so this news will be a small mercy for rough sleepers in Barnstaple
"28.11.2016 11:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Heritage Centre could be used as emergency shelter for rough sleepers Historic building was fenced off to keep rough sleepers away but council now admits it's a possible option with temperatures set to plummet this week With temperatures set to plummet this week, North Devon Council has said Barnstaple Heritage Centre could be used as emergency shelter for rough sleepers
"28.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans for new Barnstaple leisure centre to go before council's executive committee Blueprint being drawn up for redevelopment of Seven Brethern "There are many options but we really want this to be the jewel in the crown as people look across the Taw from Barnstaple."
"28.11.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Grace ensures Yelland gets its big Christmas light switch-on The 74-year-old raises money for Childrens Hospice South West by lighting up her home. ICYMI: Yelland got its big Christmas lights switch on on Friday.
"28.11.2016 09:32:39" northdevongazette.co.uk New Barnstaple Museum plans now on display An exhibition is underway plus a planning application and Heritage Lottery bid has been submitted for new £1.8m extension plans at the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon Have you seen the plans for the new Barnstaple Museum extension yet? We have! It sounds exciting and you can now see them for yourself down at the museum
"27.11.2016 20:38:46" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Rare cranes are spotted in North Devon Cranes are making a comeback in the UK - with four photographed on Braunton's Great Field These beautiful birds are making a comeback in the UK – great to hear that four have been spotted in Braunton
"27.11.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford Christmas Light Switch On: What you need to know Everything you need to know about the big light switch on in Bideford for 2016, plus the Santas on the Run event. Bideford will be turning on its Christmas lights this time next week. Here's everything you need to know.
"25.11.2016 21:23:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Ilfracombe celebrates the lighting of the lights Ilfracombe welcomes Christmas in style with its new night for big festive switch-on and frivolities Pictures: Were you at the lighting of the lights in Ilfracombe tonight? We think it was a good show and a decent turn out - well done to everyone involved :)
And Santa was there too!
"25.11.2016 19:29:45" Quick, before the phone dies again! Get down to Ilfracombe High Street, it's packed with things going on!
"25.11.2016 18:52:50" Carols n fings in Ilfracombe
"25.11.2016 18:42:26" Songs from A Christmas Carol
"25.11.2016 18:28:35" Live at Ilfracombe Christmas lights switch on
"25.11.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton Caen Rotary Club helps train hundreds to save lives and unveils more new public defibrillators The club recently unveiled three new defibrillators in Mortehoe, Woolacombe and Knowle Thanks to Braunton Caen Rotary Club and the British Heart Foundation, there are now three more defibrillators in the community.
"25.11.2016 14:00:05" www.northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon takes top honours at the Devon Environmental Awards Local green champions honoured annual awards ceremony held at Exeter Met Office Well done North Devon - leading the way when it comes to all things green
"25.11.2016 13:10:06" North Devon Gazette
"25.11.2016 13:10:06" North Devon Gazette
"25.11.2016 12:42:07" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Will you chicken out this Black Friday? Fun pictures of hens dealing with the cyber age and scratching their heads over Black Friday thanks to the British Hen Welfare Trust Is Black Friday cracking you up? Do you want to retreat into your shell? Have a little fun today with our gallery of bemused chickens getting to grips with laptops and smartphones, plus some great gift ideas to help the British Hen Welfare Trust
"25.11.2016 11:48:07" northdevongazette.co.uk Historic ship Balmoral may never sail again North Devon could have seen the last of well known pleasure steamer Balmoral unless an urgent fundraising appeal can hit its target Sad news as it is revealed the historic Balmoral may never sail in North Devon again - can you help the appeal before it is too late?
"25.11.2016 10:04:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's new Poundworld store opens next week Poundworld in Boutport Street opens at 10am on Thursday, December 1 Barnstaple's new Poundworld store opens next Thursday - do you think it will be a useful addition to the town centre? It is bringing jobs, after all.
"25.11.2016 09:33:17" northdevongazette.co.uk New night for Ilfracombe's Lighting of the Lights Don't miss the start of Ilfracombe's Christmas on Friday, November 25 Don't forget it's Ilfracombe's Lighting of the Lights tonight folks - from 6.15pm at the war memorial :)
"24.11.2016 19:51:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss the big Swimbridge Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair Swimbridge Jubilee Hall and the Jack Russell pub on Saturday, November 26 Looking for Christmas pressies? Why not check out the Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair at Swimbridge this Saturday?
"24.11.2016 17:45:30" northdevongazette.co.uk South Molton delivery driver died from Link Road viaduct fall Inquest concludes that 25-year-old intended to take his own life “It certainly seems to me that Craig has acted on impulse, and that impulse has led him to end his life.”
"24.11.2016 13:03:32" northdevongazette.co.uk WATCH: Hard-hitting Mannequin Challenge filmed to launch rural North Devon Christmas drink driving campaign Police and fire crews join forces to demonstrate the all-too-real effects of getting behind the wheel while under the influence Ok, so this is a Mannequin Challenge but the effects of drink driving are all too real.
Watch the video, filmed in Barnstaple this morning, HERE...
"24.11.2016 12:11:03" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Fremington D-Day veteran gets top French military honours Roy Parsons has been awarded the Legion d'honneur for his part in the Allied invasion of Normandy We salute you sir. A Fremington D-Day veteran has been awarded France's highest military honour.
"24.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford family is thankful to Children's Hospice South West after tragic loss Join the North Devon Light Up a Life appeal and remember your loved ones this Christmas 'There is so much to do, so much fun to be had and so many happy memories to be made' - this is the true meaning of our Light Up a Life appeal, as told by the Smale family who lost their daughter Imogen in March this year
"24.11.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk What is Black Friday and where can I get Black Friday deals in North Devon? The pre-Christmas sales even hits stores in Barnstaple on Friday. Are you heading out to find a bargain tomorrow?
"23.11.2016 21:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk DJ Dave Pearce is coming to Barnstaple Top UK DJ and former Radio 1 guru Dave Pearce is at Kokomo this December Calling all dance fans - here's a chance to win tickets to see former Radio 1 DJ Dave Pearce at Kokomo in Barnstaple next week!
"23.11.2016 17:04:48" northdevongazette.co.uk Autumn Statement: Devon Air Ambulance gets £1m grant for night flying Money from banking fines will help Devon Air Ambulance set up special landing sites at community locations Thanks to fines for naughty banks, Devon Air Ambulance is to receive £1m in grants to set up night flying landing sites, it was announced in the Chancellor's Autumn Statement today
"23.11.2016 14:11:00" northdevongazette.co.uk What will the Chancellor's Autumn Statement mean for me? In today's Autumn Budget Statement, Philip Hammond is proposing a package of measures he says will help lower paid families Will today's Autumn Statement by Chancellor Philip Hammond make a difference to your family?
"23.11.2016 13:37:40" northdevongazette.co.uk Mid air drama for ex-Barnstaple councillor as Thomas Cook flight hits flock of storks 'The pilot came out of the cockpit and I have never seen a guy look so white' said former Barnstaple councillor Rod Hawes of his shocking bird strike experience in West Africa 'The pilot said it was the scariest moment of his career': Shocking mid air drama for a former Barnstaple councillor as his plane hits 50 storks after taking off from Africa
"23.11.2016 10:39:47" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Don't leave Chivenor in the hands of speculators' North Devon Council leader says if the military base at RMB Chivenor has to close, it should be developed for the benefit of the area The base at RMB Chivenor should not be left to the mercy of speculators, says the leader of North Devon Council
"23.11.2016 09:48:19" northdevongazette.co.uk Pilton residents fear Mannings Pit 'is up next' following Westaway Plain green light Members of the Friends of Mannings Pit campaign group fear the much-loved meadow area will be the next plot of land to be developed on. A residents group in Pilton fears Mannings Pit could be the next site to be developed on after homes at Westaway Plain were given the go-ahead.
"22.11.2016 20:29:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Has Barnstaple angler got a magic 'fluke flute'? North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin He certainly knows how to winkle out his fish! Taz Wotton scoops the honours again with two good flounder from a very wild river on Sunday
"22.11.2016 19:24:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pantomime fun with Aladdin in Barnstaple The big Queen's Theatre panto is back in Barnstaple this December – have you got your ticket? Will you be off to see Aladdin at the Queen's Theatre this Christmas?
"22.11.2016 16:07:56" northdevongazette.co.uk Take a tile and make your mark on history with Ilfracombe church roof appeal People are invited to sponsor a St Peter's Church roof tile for £1 to help the roof appeal reach its target and leave their mark for future generations Can you help St Peter's Church in Ilfracombe reach its roof appeal target? Why not pay £1 and make your own mark on history?
And yes of course, our mystery video earlier was shot from the scaffolding up on the roof
"22.11.2016 13:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures and video: Braunton Burrows bank set to be washed away The next high tides could wipe out a sea defence bank at Braunton Burrows near Velator Not looking good for the sea defences at Horsey Island on Braunton Burrows following a battering from rain and tide
"22.11.2016 12:37:14" northdevongazette.co.uk Torrington thanked as refugee facility winds down The majority of young refugees have been reunited with families in the UK The majority of young refugees given emergency accommodation in Torrington have been reunited with their families in the UK, according to Devon County Council.
The temporary facility at Beam House will be 'wound down' by the Home
"22.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Appledore School strikes gold with Artsmark Award Staff and pupils at Appledore celebrate achieving the high standard Artsmark Award for creativity Appledore Primary School's art stars are glittering after winning a top gold award
"22.11.2016 10:14:13" Where were we recently? Can you guess the location of our mystery video? Check back a little later to find out!
"22.11.2016 09:43:05" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Green Lanes Topshop is set to close Shopping centre owners say they were unable to agree commercial terms with Arcadia over store's relocation Update from Topshop...
"TOPSHOP TOPMAN Barnstaple will cease trading on Saturday 14th January 2017. We are seeking to offer current staff alternative employment options within the Arcadia Group."
"22.11.2016 07:33:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New night for Ilfracombe's Lighting of the Lights Don't miss the start of Ilfracombe's Christmas on Friday, November 25 Don't miss Ilfracombe's Lighting of the Lights this Friday - on a new night too!
"21.11.2016 22:32:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Cat of the Week: Sid is the perfect family pet Barnstaple & District Cats Protection hopes you can help Sid find a home Go on, you know you want to...
"21.11.2016 21:31:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Stunning pictures from North Devon in Photographs competition Remember when North Devon was dry? Cast your mind back to summer days and beyond with some stunning images from this year's North Devon in Photographs competition
"21.11.2016 20:22:56" northdevongazette.co.uk Flood warnings still in place for North Devon The River Taw, Lynmouth and River Mole are all still on the radar overnight tonight (Monday) Hopefully it won't be too bad tonight folks, but there's still flood water out there and flood warnings in place, so take care
"21.11.2016 15:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Christmas Market at Braunton is bigger and better this year Don't miss the North Devon Christmas Market on Saturday, December 3 from 3-9pm Are you all set for North Devon Christmas Market at Braunton, expected to be even bigger and better this year :)
"21.11.2016 13:31:58" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Green Lanes Topshop is set to close Shopping centre owners say they were unable to agree commercial terms with Arcadia over store's relocation Oh no! Bad news for fashion lovers as Barnstaple's Topshop looks set to close :(
"21.11.2016 10:19:20" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon on flood alert as more heavy rain forecast No major incidents reported but communities braced for rising river levels Thankfully there have been no major flood incidents reported this morning but North Devon is bracing itself for rising river levels as more rain is forecast throughout the day.
Please let us know about any flood problems where you are and we'll do our
"20.11.2016 15:55:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Worst of Braunton flooding could be yet to come As the Met Office issues an amber warning for Devon, Braunton is warned there could be more heavy rain and flooding tonight (Sunday) and tomorrow Stay safe tonight - Braunton and North Devon has been warned the worst of the flooding could be yet to come
"20.11.2016 13:55:17" www.northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon hit by floods after heavy rainfall A weather warning is also in place for Monday. North Devon fooding and road closures: More information here...
"20.11.2016 12:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk South Molton's Mill on the Mole evacuated after flooding The police declared a major incident at the residential park after the River Mole burst its banks in the early hours of Sunday morning. Thankfully there were no injuries.
"20.11.2016 11:59:05" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES AND VIDEO: Serious flooding in Braunton after heavy overnight rainfall An Environment Agency flood warning is no longer in place, but warn heavy rainfall tonight (Sunday) could trigger more alerts. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by last night's flooding.
"19.11.2016 20:25:23" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES AND VIDEO: Thousands of people in Barnstaple for Christmas lights switch-on Tenth annual event had real community feel with local people the stars of the show Hope everyone's warmed up after tonight's super Christmas lights switch-on in Barnstaple.
If you missed it check out our pictures and video here...
"19.11.2016 17:42:28" Back on stage at the Barnstaple Christmas lights switch-on with Small Town Jones
"19.11.2016 16:50:38" The 'aaaahhh' factor, as well as the 'x' factor
"19.11.2016 16:32:54" Nice crowd building for the Barnstaple Christmas lights switch-on. Yazzy now LIVE
"19.11.2016 11:09:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Quiz: How many Barnstaple Christmas lights switch-on acts can you remember? This Saturday's switch-on event will be the 10th – but who performed at the first in 2007? We challenge you to name all of these acts! Winner gets.... well, nothing - but we'll be pretty impressed!
"19.11.2016 09:00:31" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Christmas Light Switch On: What you need to know Everything you need to know about the big light switch on in Barnstaple for 2016, including details about what's being planned in the town in the run-up to Christmas Heading to Barnstaple's Christmas lights switch-on today?
Check out what's happening here...
"18.11.2016 17:49:58" And we're LIVE from South Molton's Christmas lights switch-on. Ice skating anyone.....?! ⛸
"18.11.2016 16:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: North Devon raises funds for Children In Need Have you been raising money for Children in Need? Send us your pictures Some amazing efforts for BBC Children in Need here!
"18.11.2016 15:29:42" northdevongazette.co.uk Vehicle smoking at Instow Emergency services called to Instow after smoking vehicle blocks roads Traffic may be heavy around the Instow area this afternoon after emergency services were called to a smoking vehicle, which is still being dealt with
"18.11.2016 14:23:40" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Your photos of the snow in North Devon Readers have been sending their photos of the snow in North Devon and Exmoor today, see more pictures here. Wow, check out some of the amazing snowy scenes!! We're feeling quite envious in wet and cloudy Barnstaple....
"18.11.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Petroc students commended by Princes Trust for dementia work The team of students were runners up for the Avon and Somerset Constabulary Community Impact Award at an awards ceremony for the charity in Bristol on Wednesday. Congratulations to the Prince's Trust team!
"18.11.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Tree planted in Uganda in memory of Dave Butt Braunton Academy pupils planted the tree at Kira Farm in Uganda in memory of former teacher Dave Butt. Braunton Academy pupils have planted a tree at Amigos Worldwide (Kira Farm) in memory of Dave Butt.
"18.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Grab your ice skates and get ready for Christmas in South Molton Entertainment, food, drink and gifts galore at special Christmas lights switch-on event on Friday Who is going to the big light switch on event in South Molton today? We're keeping our fingers crossed for snow...
"18.11.2016 09:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Snow falls over parts of North Devon and Exmoor Have you seen any snow in North Devon or across Exmoor this morning? Snow has been reported in Brayford, Rackenford, Tiverton and parts of Exmoor - have you seen any? ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️
"18.11.2016 09:00:08" Snow!!!! ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️
"17.11.2016 20:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Tributes paid to former Lundy Island postmaster Reg Tuffin Popular islander was 'one of life's gentlemen' 'A bloody lovely man – genuine and unassuming. One of life's gentlemen'.
Tributes paid to former Lundy Island post master Reg Tuffin.
"17.11.2016 19:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton council 'will fight' to keep Chivenor Councillors 'dismayed' at news of closure and vow to do all they can to keep a military presence at Chivenor Braunton Parish Council has vowed it will fight the closure of Chivenor. What do you think the news will mean for the village?
"17.11.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Quiz: How many Barnstaple Christmas lights switch-on acts can you remember? This Saturday's switch-on event will be the 10th – but who performed at the first in 2007? Wow, we can't believe it'll be the TENTH Barnstaple Christmas Lights Switch-on this Saturday!
Can you remember the names of all the musical acts that have performed at the event since 2007?
"17.11.2016 17:34:24" northdevongazette.co.uk Parking charges in North Devon relaxed ahead of Christmas period The changes will run throughout December for the majority of North Devon Council's car parks. Free Parking! Well, sort of...
Perfect if you fancy a bite to eat or a spot of late night shopping.
"17.11.2016 16:14:09" northdevongazette.co.uk Throw a pot at the Barnstaple Pottery Throw Down this Sunday Ever wanted to make a pot on a real potters wheel? You can at the Connect and Create Fest in Barnstaple Pannier Market this Sunday (November 20) Ever wanted to throw a pot on a real potter's wheel? Now's your chance, with the Barnstaple Pottery Throw Down at Connect and Create Fest in the Pannier Market this Sunday :)
"17.11.2016 12:15:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton musician finds success with powerful story of adoption Billie's Kid Steve Tucker's book Billie's Kid has proved a hit with aoptees, adoptive parents and readers worldwide Billie's Kid, a powerful and emotional story of adoption as told by Braunton jazz musician Steve Tucker is doing very well
"17.11.2016 11:18:11" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon pole dancers and media company join Mannequin Challenge A pole dancing fitness class and a media company have joined in the Mannequin Challenge craze - watch the videos here. More North Devon businesses have joined the #MannequinChallenge including Pole Affinity - Aerial Fitness and Bluefrog Media - watch their videos here!
"16.11.2016 19:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple gym films Mannequin Challenge - watch the video here The Mannequin Challenge has been sweeping the internet - and now one Barnstaple gym has taken part with a hilarious video. Have you taken part in the #MannequinChallenge? Pain and Gain BodyBuilding Workshop 24/7 have created their mannequin video and it's pretty funny - watch it here:
"16.11.2016 18:00:49" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Christmas Light Switch On: What you need to know Everything you need to know about the big light switch on in Barnstaple for 2016, including details about what's being planned in the town in the run-up to Christmas Heading to Barnstaple's Christmas lights switch-on this Saturday?
Here's everything you need to know...
"16.11.2016 18:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Homes plan approved for Westaway Plain at Pilton Councillors give the green light for 30 news homes at Westaway Plain in Pilton, Barnstaple Pilton's controversial Westaway Plain homes plan is approved, but with fewer houses
"16.11.2016 17:29:28" northdevongazette.co.uk Flooding possible as North Devon faces high tides tonight and tomorrow The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the North Devon coast from Hartland to Lynmouth Flooding possible in North Devon with warnings of high tides tonight and tomorrow
"16.11.2016 17:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Stunning sand art launches North Devon Light Up a Life appeal for 2016 Remember a loved one this Christmas with the Light Up A Life appeal Fantastic sand art from Martin Artman - Sand Artist to launch our 2016 Light Up A Life Appeal for Children's Hospice South West and North Devon Hospice
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"16.11.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Clovelly Herring Festival is back this weekend Clovelly will celebrate the silver darlings of the sea with its 10th herring festival on Sunday. Clovelly Herring Festival is back this weekend - and it's celebrating its 10th birthday! Are you going?
"16.11.2016 14:06:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans underway for sports facility improvements in North Devon and Torridge North Devon Council and Torridge District Council will work together on the Playing Pitch Strategy, which aims to improve sports facilities across the districts. A new 10 year plan to improve sports facilities across North Devon and Torridge is underway.
"16.11.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New Chivenor Cross homes will soon welcome their first residents Bovis Homes says its properties at The Landings in Braunton are selling well The first residents will be moving into the new homes at The Landings - Chivenor Cross - in Braunton in the next couple of months
"16.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Just Trio in Barnstaple unveils Christmas window display Just Trio in Barnstaple High Street has constructed a 4ft, completely edible gingerbread house as this year's Christmas window display. Just Trio is known for pulling out the stops with their Christmas window, and this year they've create a 4ft edible gingerbread house! Get a close up look at the amazing display here...
"16.11.2016 10:22:02" northdevongazette.co.uk No cold weather shelter for rough sleepers in North Devon North Devon Council is currently speaking to organisations about providing emergency cold weather accommodation for rough sleepers. Rough sleepers in North Devon will have nowhere to go if the temperatures drop below zero, as the council seeks an emergency cold weather shelter for the homeless.
"16.11.2016 09:30:01" Timeline Photos With today's North Devon Gazette grab our ultimate, glossy guide to Christmas in North Devon! Everything you need to know about the big light switch on, festive events and much, much more! Plus the launch of our WIN CHRISTMAS competition with prizes worth
"16.11.2016 08:44:44" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford Christmas Light Switch On: What you need to know Everything you need to know about the big light switch on in Bideford for 2016, plus the Santas on the Run event. Find out everything you need to know about Bideford's Christmas light switch on right here.
"15.11.2016 20:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Connect and Create Fest is back this weekend Barnstaple Pannier Market will host 100 local traders plus live music and street food vendors this Sunday (November 20) Who is heading to the Connect and Create Fest 2016 this weekend? Find out what you can expect here.
"15.11.2016 18:56:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Free Christmas magazine with tomorrow's North Devon Gazette Our glossy, bumper guide to Christmas in North Devon will be delivered with the North Devon Gazette tomorrow. Our brand new North Devon Christmas magazine lands TOMORROW! Get yours with your North Devon Gazette.
"15.11.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Petition launched to fight closure of RMB Chivenor Former North Devon MP Nick Harvey has launched a petition calling on the government to spare Chivenor – and has called on North Devon to fight 'Reasons for closing Chivenor are utter bunkum': A petition has been launched by former North Devon MP Nick Harvey to fight the closure of RMB Chivenor - are you one of the North Devonians who 'won't go quietly'?
"15.11.2016 17:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford shop worker retires after 50 years at the same store Brian Gorrell started work at what is now the Co-op in Bideford as a Saturday job, and is now retiring 50 years later. “The best part of all was making so many lifelong friends with former and current colleagues, and the many customers I have served over the years."
Brian Gorrell from Bideford says goodbye to the job he started as a Saturday job - 50 years ago!
"15.11.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk What time does Father Christmas arrive at St John's Garden Centre on Friday? And Santa will be making his return to Barnstaple's Green Lanes Shopping Centre on Saturday. We're trying to not to get too excited about the fact SANTA IS BACK THIS WEEKEND!
"15.11.2016 15:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Teenage girl attacked by man with knife at Westleigh bus stop Appeal for witnesses after alleged attempted assault at the Westleigh bus stop on the B3233 between Bideford and Barnstaple Did you see anything after a 14-year-old was allegedly attacked by a man with a knife at a bus stop in Westleigh?
"15.11.2016 14:07:06" northdevongazette.co.uk Police concern over missing Westward Ho! woman 21-year-old Leah Veasey is missing from the Bideford area. Anyone who may have seen Leah is urged to call the police on 999.
"15.11.2016 14:00:01" Timeline Photos What was going on at Saunton beach recently? Did you see our giant sand art? All will be revealed in tomorrow's North Devon Gazette!
"15.11.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Council leader didn't have planning consent for conservatory Councillor says he was given incorrect advice prior to development at his Barnstaple home North Devon Council leader didn't have planning consent for a conservatory - but he says he was given 'incorrect advice'.
"15.11.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Elderly lady rescued from Torrington toaster fire A burnt-out toaster cause the fire which saw fire fighters help an elderly lady from the property in Eskil Place. An elderly lady was rescued by fire fighters in Torrington last night.
"15.11.2016 11:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Christmas 2016: Which advert stole the show for you? They're taking over the television with heartwarming scenes of cute animals bouncing on trampolines, gift giving and festive family fun, but which Christmas advert is your favourite? POLL: The Christmas adverts have well and truly arrived, but which one is best? Watch them all and vote for your favourite here.
"15.11.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Grab your ice skates and get ready for Christmas in South Molton Entertainment, food, drink and gifts galore at special Christmas lights switch-on event on Friday Starting to feel a little festive? Grab your ice skates and get ready for Christmas in South Molton this Friday.
"15.11.2016 09:30:01" Timeline Photos This pretty much sums up our view of last night's supermoon..... but will we get a chance to see the bigger and brighter moon tonight in North Devon? We're keeping our fingers
"15.11.2016 08:43:03" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Golds galore for shining lights of North Devon's tourism industry Hotels, restaurants and attractions among the local businesses honoured at Devon Tourism Awards Which North Devon businesses bagged GOLD in the Devon Tourism Awards?
"14.11.2016 17:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Will we see the supermoon in North Devon tonight? Tonight the moon will look bigger and brighter than ever in a rare 'supermoon' event - but what is the weather forecast for the supermoon event? If you want to see the supermoon over North Devon tonight, here's what you need to know. If you do spot it, post your photos on our page so we can share them!
"14.11.2016 16:19:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman suffers memory loss after hit and run in Landkey The woman was running between Landkey and Swimbridge when she was struck by a vehicle and has now suffered memory loss. A woman who was out running near Landkey was hit by a vehicle and has lost her memory - can you help piece together what happened? If so, police would like to hear from you.
"14.11.2016 10:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Hundreds attend Bideford Remembrance Sunday parade All the photos from Bideford's Remembrance Sunday parade in Victoria Park and along the Quay. Hundreds attended Bideford's Remembrance Sunday parade and service yesterday. Find our gallery of photos here.
"14.11.2016 09:15:35" northdevongazette.co.uk Casualty rescued from fast rising tide by helicopter after Westward Ho! cliff fall Coastguard, paramedics, the inshore lifeboat and air ambulance all joined forced to rescue person from the incoming tide after cliff fall at Westward Ho! VIDEO: Casualty rescued from fast rising tide by helicopter after Westward Ho! cliff fall.
"14.11.2016 08:18:59" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Car fire in Sainsbury's Barnstaple melted cash machines The fire at Sainsbury's in Barnstaple on Sunday morning was so fierce the frontage of several cash machines melted. If you visited Sainsbury's in Barnstaple yesterday and wondered why part of the car park was cordoned off, this is why...
"11.11.2016 18:07:03" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Mail order groom' arrives for Exmoor Zoo's lady black lemur Bratton Fleming attraction is taking part in the European Endangered Species Programme for black lemurs If the tree is rockin', don't come knocking... New black lemur arrives at Exmoor Zoo to claim his new bride and help the endangered species breeding programme
"11.11.2016 16:00:00" eastdevon24.co.uk QUIZ: How many differences can you spot in these pictures? Take our quiz and see how many differences you can spot in these two photos for a bit of Friday afternoon fun. Need a bit of light relief to get you through to the weekend? Take our quiz and see how many differences you can spot in this picture of the Businesses of Bideford!
"11.11.2016 15:16:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Crematorium chapel to be dedicated by the Bishop of Exeter All welcome to attend service tomorrow (Saturday) at the new Rowan Chapel in the crematorium in Barnstaple All are welcome to attend the dedication service of the new chapel at North Devon Crematorium, led by the Bishop of Exeter, tomorrow
"11.11.2016 14:11:49" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Children remember the fallen in Barnstaple on Armistice Day Schoolchildren gathered at Rock Park in Barnstaple on Friday morning for the annual Children's Remembrance Service. View our gallery of photos from this morning's remembrance service in Barnstaple here. Can you see anyone you know? Make sure you tag them below so they don't miss out.
"11.11.2016 10:43:19" Join us at the children's Remembrance Day Parade in Rock Park this morning. Lest We Forget.
"11.11.2016 10:37:28" northdevongazette.co.uk Brrr! Dogs Trust Ilfracombe wants to find a home for Shaggy before the cold sets in Can you help an older dog at Dogs Trust Ilfracombe who is still young at heart but loves his creature comforts? Would you leave a poor old dog out in the cold this winter? Shaggy at Dogs Trust Ilfracombe needs you now!
"11.11.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Opening date for new Bideford Lidl store The new 'Lidl of the future' store is on track to open in Clovelly Road in Bideford next month. Want to know when the new Lidl store is set to open in Bideford?
"11.11.2016 08:56:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Exeter Chiefs judge the Great Boden Bake Off Two Exeter Chiefs rugby players were among guest Bake Off judges for a charity baking contest at a Barnstaple business. Bake Off fever hit Barnstaple yesterday when The Boden Group took part in their own baking contest. Luckily, they had two members of the Exeter Chiefs Official among the judges ready to tackle all those sugary treats! Find out who won here:
"10.11.2016 22:54:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Angling: Roving around for Devon flounders North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin Fine flounder success for North Devon anglers
"10.11.2016 20:49:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Musical legacy explored at The Beaver in Appledore Chris Biscoe and his Profiles Quartet at North Devon Jazz Club in The Beaver, Appledore, on Monday, November 14 Top jazz at North Devon Jazz Club in The Beaver, Appledore, on Monday
"10.11.2016 19:46:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Triple header of comedians coming to Lynton and Torrington Garay Delaney, Jeremy Hardy and Seann Walsh are all playing at Lynton, Torrington or both this November and December Enjoy a triple header of top comedians including Gary Delaney and Seann Walsh at Lynton and Torrington
"10.11.2016 17:41:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe Premier Inn plans held up on parking decision Developer is seeking alteration to planning permission for 65 bedroom Premier Inn at Ilfracombe Developers hope to 'move quickly' on Ilfracombe Premier Inn plans if a final hurdle can be overcome
"10.11.2016 13:54:36" northdevongazette.co.uk Poll: What should be done with the RMB Chivenor site? Enter our poll and say what you think should happen to the RMB Chivenor site in North Devon POLL: Last week it was announced RMB Chivenor will close by 2027 - but what do you think should happen to the site? Should it become a business park, housing, or even a theme park?
Take part in the poll on our website and comment below with your ideas
"10.11.2016 12:46:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple hamster cage catches fire Fire crew called out to burning hamster cage at Roundswell after family pet has close shave with a cooker Things became a little too hot for a Barnstaple hamster yesterday, but thankfully the fire service was on hand
"10.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk World war Two rear gunner from Hartland remembered in book Ahead of Remembrance Day, we take a look at a new book which remembers a Second World War rear gunner from Hartland. With Remembrance Day around the corner, we found it quite poignant reading about the tales of this World War Two soldier from Hartland. Find out more here.
"10.11.2016 09:44:26" northdevongazette.co.uk Businesses of Bideford get ready for Christmas late night shopping Bideford will host a late night shopping event, mega craft market, Christmas light switch on and more this December. Did you spot Father Christmas in Mill Street yesterday? The Businesses of Bideford are getting ready for their special late night shopping event next month - who else is going along?
"09.11.2016 20:34:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Zombie knife amnesty to be launched in North Devon Police urge anyone with 'dangerous' zombie knives to hand them in when the amnesty starts on November 15 A zombie knife amnesty will be launched in Devon by police next week - have you encountered these knives inspired by horror movies?
"09.11.2016 17:22:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Green light for £540,000 Braunton flood prevention works County councillors have approved funding towards a scheme to prevent flooding in Caen Street Plans for £540,000 flood prevention work in Braunton have been given the go ahead, which should be good news for Caen Street
"09.11.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Join Santas on the Run in Bideford and Holsworthy Children's Hospice South West is holding two charity Santa fun runs in Bideford and Holsworthy this December. Find out how to join in here. Who wants to run around Bideford or Holsworthy dressed as Santa for Children's Hospice South West? Well, now you can!
Find out how to join the Santas on the Run events here.
"09.11.2016 15:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Open day for brand new Northam veterinary practice Witten Park Vets in Northam is holding an open day to show people around its brand new practice off Heywood Road. Witten Park Vets is hosting an open day for people to come and look around its new building in Northam - take a sneak peek here.
"09.11.2016 14:27:03" North Devon Gazette
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"09.11.2016 13:27:42" northdevongazette.co.uk Where are remembrance events in North Devon? Guide to Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday events in North Devon Have you got your poppy? Your guide to Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday events and services around North Devon this week
"09.11.2016 11:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Hawaiian Christmas party alternative at Woolacombe's Europa Hawaiian nights on December 3 and 17 – with not a sprout in sight... Want to hula your way through the works Christmas party this year and avoid sprouts and tinsel like the plague? Europa at Woolacombe could have just the thing!
"09.11.2016 10:36:08" northdevongazette.co.uk REVEALED: Which community heroes will turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights? Gazette readers have nominated a trio on North Devon superstars to switch on the lights on Saturday, November 19. We asked you to vote for who YOU wanted to see turn on the Christmas lights in Barnstaple, and now we can reveal the winners!
Ladies and gentlemen, your community heroes are...
"09.11.2016 09:04:16" midweekherald.co.uk Donald Trump is elected 45th US president Donald Trump has been elected America's 45th president in a remarkable victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalised on voters' economic anxieties to win the race for the White House. History was made in the US Election last night as Donald Trump became the 45th American president. It may be a long way from North Devon - but what do you think of the news?
"08.11.2016 16:34:57" northdevongazette.co.uk RMB Chivenor closure is 'non-negotiable' More reaction to the news RMB Chivenor will close in 2027 The closure of RMB Chivenor is not open to negotiation, according to a local council leader. Will you be fighting for it anyway?
"08.11.2016 14:31:53" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Council delays decision on housing Syrian refugees North Devon Council leader Des Brailey asks to defer decision on whether the council will house refugee families while he seeks funding clarification. The leader of North Devon Council has said his 'heart goes out' to refugees, but council will not make a decision on whether to house four families from Syria until it has answers over funding.
Do you think the council is right to seek further
"08.11.2016 11:23:05" northdevongazette.co.uk New JD Sports store opens in Barnstaple High Street this week Two shops will open in Barnstaple High Street this week, with White Stuff opening on Thursday and JD Sports opening at the weekend. Barnstaple's brand new JD Sports store is opening this weekend. Who is going down there to check it out?
"08.11.2016 09:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans to merge stroke services in Bideford and Barnstaple Proposals revealed to North Devon Council show stroke services could move to one ward in Barnstaple, with Bideford Hospital losing its last inpatient beds. Plans to merge stroke services in Bideford and Barnstaple could see Bideford Hospital lose its last inpatient beds - but healthcare bosses say it would improve the performance of the region's services and patient care. What do you think?
"08.11.2016 08:11:26" northdevongazette.co.uk CHIVENOR CLOSURE: 'North Devon will be culturally and financially worse off' More reaction to today's news that North DEvon marine barracks will close by 2027 CHIVENOR CLOSURE: 'Losing Chivenor could punch a £40million per year hole in the North Devon economy.'
"07.11.2016 20:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New kidney unit will open in Barnstaple this month Healthcare trust confirms opening date for Roundswell dialysis unit Hospital bosses confirm opening date for new kidney dialysis unit at Roundswell
"07.11.2016 19:31:34" northdevongazette.co.uk RMB Chivenor to close by 2027 MoD announces major selling off of defence land, including the Royal Marine Base at RMB Chivenor BREAKING NEWS: North Devon's RMB Chivenor is to close by 2027.
What do you think about the latest MoD announcement?
"07.11.2016 18:17:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Half a million pound flood prevention plan proposed for Braunton 'High priority' plan to prevent flooding in Braunton will go before councillors on Wednesday £540,000 scheme to help prevent flooding in Braunton is on the cards if councillors give it the green light on Wednesday
"07.11.2016 17:45:41" northdevongazette.co.uk Combe Martin mum warns of firework dangers after daughter is badly burned Four-year-old North Devon girl rushed to specialist burns unit after Bonfire Night accident near Combe Martin Combe Martin mum warns other parents to avoid fireworks at home after her four-year-old daughter is badly burned by a stray firework during what should have been a happy family Bonfire
"07.11.2016 16:39:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Injuries of 'vulnerable' autistic man after Barnstaple robbery The 18-year-old was allegedly mugged by attackers in Barnstaple who made off with just £5. Pictured: Injuries of vulnerable young man who fell victim to a robbery in Barnstaple on Saturday night. Did you witness anything?
"07.11.2016 14:25:50" northdevongazette.co.uk Huntshaw hill fort is 'safe' but other historic North Devon sites threatened Historic England has released its Heritage At Risk Register for 2016, with numerous North Devon and Torridge sites listed Do you know what heritage sites are under threat in North Devon and Torridge, or what isn't? Discover the latest list for 2016
"07.11.2016 12:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Police crack down on drugs in Ilfracombe Police have carried out several drugs raids in Ilfracombe over the past month and also caught people smoking drugs in the street Ilfracombe police say they have seized 'thousands' in illegal drugs in the past month as part of an ongoing crackdown
"07.11.2016 10:49:28" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Barnstaple's Asda store is officially open The mayor of Barnstaple has officially opened the brand new Asda Barnstaple as hundreds of shoppers queue to look inside the Anchorwood Bank store. Barnstaple's brand new Asda store is now officially OPEN! Hundreds of shoppers queued in the cold to take a look inside - but you can do so from the comfort of your own home here:
"07.11.2016 09:41:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Watch: First look inside Barnstaple's new Asda Take a sneak peak ahead of the ribbon cutting at 10am Countdown to ribbon cutting...
"07.11.2016 08:35:02" VIDEO TOUR: Take a sneak peek inside the new Barnstaple Asda store before it opens this morning!
"06.11.2016 18:12:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's new Asda store opens tomorrow morning The new Barnstaple Asda supermarket will open at Anchorwood Bank tomorrow (Monday) morning. Barnstaple's brand new Asda opens tomorrow morning! Who is going along for the grand opening?
"06.11.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's space-themed fireworks display will be 'out of this world' Online discount tickets on sale for now Barnstaple Round Table's rugby club firework display. Who else is going to watch the fireworks at the Rugby Club tonight?
"05.11.2016 20:08:19" northdevongazette.co.uk Saturday football roundup and pictures: Barnstaple v Evesham, Boca v Fremington, Landkey v Equalizers Southern League, South West Peninsula, North Devon Gazette and Devon Cup results Saturday North Devon football round-up and pictures from Barnstaple v Evesham, Boca v Fremington and Landkey v Equalizers
"05.11.2016 12:59:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Plough Arts Centre needs your vote to help get more children to the theatre Torrington's theatre and Ilfracombe's Combe Christmas appeal are both bidding for £10,000 from the Aviva Community Fund Both The Plough Arts Centre and Ilfracombe's Combe Christmas Appeal are bidding for grant cash from the Aviva Community Fund - and they need your
"05.11.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk BONFIRE NIGHT: Where to watch the fireworks in North Devon Find out where you can watch the fireworks in North Devon this Bonfire Night weekend with our at-a-glance guide. Happy Bonfire Night!!
Here's where you can watch the fireworks this weekend - if you get any good photos, make sure you send them our way!
"04.11.2016 18:47:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Museum extension plans are closer to reality The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon is through to the next round of bidding in the Coastal Communities Fund Good news for the The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon as it goes through to the next round in its bid for funding to pay for a £1.8m extension
"04.11.2016 17:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's food champions honoured in Devon Life Food and Drink Awards North Devon's food shops, producers, suppliers, cafes and restaurants were commended in the annual Devon Life Food and Drink Awards. Well done to all the North Devon foodies who came top in the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards! Were any of your favourites crowned a winner? Find out here.
"04.11.2016 14:40:15" northdevongazette.co.uk BREAKING: Latest health report confirms major review of acute hospital services New STP report prompts 'winter of uncertainty' according to senior health and wellbeing councillor The latest STP report has just been published. Not much more detail on what it means for North Devon hospital services but reviews of stroke; maternity; paediatrics; neonatology; and A&E will run from this month until March 2017.
"04.11.2016 13:55:02" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon man's calls for care home regulation reform are debated in parliament Health minister says improvements have been made but admits complaints system is 'not working perfectly' “This is not about processes, systems or organisations. This is about people; people who do not have a voice in a system where four in 10 care homes fail to reach a satisfactory standard on the CQC's own measures." - Peter Heaton-Jones told
"04.11.2016 11:39:53" northdevongazette.co.uk Vigil for refugees to be held in Torrington All are invited to join the candlelit vigil in the Square on Wednesday, November 9 A candlelit vigil for refugees is to be held in Torrington next week - will you be joining in?
"04.11.2016 10:52:57" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Busiest summer in years' for Saunton beach as parking system hailed a success Saunton beach owner Christie Estates and operator Saunton Beach Enterprises say new camera barrier system is popular with visitors Have you been impressed by the new parking system at Saunton beach? Operators say it has helped them enjoy the busiest summer in years
"04.11.2016 09:52:02" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple collision on A361 Link Road causes 'long delays' A collision has occurred between Bishops Tawton and Rumsam Bridge this morning (Friday) on the North Devon Link Road. There are long delays on the Link Road after a collision on the Western Bypass between Lake Roundabout and Barnhenge.
"04.11.2016 08:42:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Serious collision on A361 at Ashford near Braunton Police advise motorists to avoid the A361 between Braunton and Barnstaple after 'serious' rush hour collision. Motorists advised to avoid the A361 after serious collision causes delays during rush hour. More here:
"03.11.2016 20:18:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Kindred to play The Red Barn Woolacombe The Red Barn: Friday, November 4 at 9.30pm Looks like the Kindred gig at The Red Barn tomorrow night could be a good one :)
"03.11.2016 18:05:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Sheep pulled from Woolacombe pond Fire fighters use water safety kit to retrieve sheep at Willingcott Cross Hmm, it's not clear how the sheep was after being pulled from the pond by the fire service...
"03.11.2016 17:34:53" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's Grace loses her locks for charity Grace Bucknell Rackenford donates her hair to a good cause and raises £600 for North Devon's Special Care Baby Unit appeal Great effort by a young fundraiser from Rackenford to help other children less fortunate than herself
"03.11.2016 13:11:45" eastdevon24.co.uk QUIZ: How much do you know about Guy Fawkes? Remember, remember the 5th of November - but why is it so important? See how much you know about the origin of Fireworks Night here... QUIZ: Bonfire Night is fast approaching - but how much do you know about Guy Fawkes? Take our quiz and find out...
"03.11.2016 11:06:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton hygienist retires after four decades Sheila Davison at Riverside Dental Practice has hung up her teeth cleaning tools after four decades A familiar face at Braunton's Riverside Dental Practice has retired after 40 years
"03.11.2016 09:21:35" northdevongazette.co.uk Senior MP Norman Lamb calls for end to mental health 'injustice' During a visit to North Devon, Norman Lamb MP speaks out on mental health issues and praises Gazette's Let's Talk About It campaign. "We simply cannot tolerate a situation where you get vital treatment if you can afford it, but, if you can't, you are just left waiting.” - Norman Lamb backs our mental health campaign.
"02.11.2016 16:58:14" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon health campaign could go national North Devon's Save Our Hospital Services movement fighting for health services hopes to unite Devon and then the country as it bids to go national North Devon's Save Our Hospital Services aims to take its health fight nationwide
"02.11.2016 16:56:04" North Devon Gazette
"02.11.2016 16:56:04" North Devon Gazette
"02.11.2016 16:19:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Gritters take to the roads in North Devon and Torridge Despite dry weather, gritters will be on the roads due to the potential for hoar frost in North Devon. Winter is coming...
"02.11.2016 10:39:26" northdevongazette.co.uk Watch: Woolacombe's £25m Byron will 'put village on the map' Watch the video walk through of the luxurious apartment development at former Narracott Grand Hotel that could make Woolcaombe an all year around destination Work is underway on the new Byron at Woolacombe apartment complex - click here for a video walk through guide
"02.11.2016 09:28:39" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford doctors to step down from partnership Two doctors at Bideford's Wooda Surgery will be leaving the partnership next year. "I'd like to say thank you to all my patients, and I've really enjoyed looking after them...It's been a real honour and a privilege – you see teenage kids mature and settle down and become great mums and dads."
"01.11.2016 17:10:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Win a DVD: Discover Devon's railway heritage Branch Lines of Devon Vol 2 follows noted railway author Colin Maggs MBE as he explores the maze of branch lines around North Devon and beyond Find out about North Devon's hidden branch lines and be in with a chance to win a railway heritage DVD too...
"01.11.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Fencing installed around Barnstaple Heritage Centre to combat street drinking Barnstaple Town Council has installed fencing on Queen Anne's Walk to help stop rough sleepers and street drinking. "We have experienced significant problems with people defecating, abusing drugs, and deterring visitors wanting to view the colonnade and as a result we really have little option but to put physical protection in place.”
"01.11.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Steampunks celebrate Halloween in Ilfracombe Fundraising for the 30th Ilfracombe Victorian Celebrations gets off to a spooky start Halloween fun in Ilfracombe...
"01.11.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Bideford's Freaky Fire House draws in the Halloween crowds Dozens of people turned up to brave the haunted house created at Bideford Fire Station on Halloween yesterday (Monday). An amazing effort by Bideford fire fighters last night - who visited the Freaky Fire House? Check out the photos here...
"01.11.2016 10:11:02" northdevongazette.co.uk Queen's Theatre in Barnstaple launches appeal for new toilets The Queen's Theatre has launched its Spend a Penny campaign to renovate and expand its 'cramped' toilets. Could you spend a penny to help the refurbishment of the 'cramped' toilets at the Queen's Theatre?
"01.11.2016 08:37:29" northdevongazette.co.uk Northam residents oppose plans for 199 new houses Plans have been submitted to Torridge District Council for the site off Wooda Road in Northam, but residents are not happy. Dozens of Northam residents (and even a llama!) turned out to protest plans for 199 new houses. What do you think?
"31.10.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Senior Lib Dem supports North Devon's health fight Norman Lamb MP has praised the fight put up by Save Our Hospital Services campaigners and their battle against NHS cuts A senior Liberal Democrat MP has praised Save Our Hospital Services campaigners battling for local hospital services
"31.10.2016 17:01:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Get broken gadgets fixed for free in Barnstaple Repair It event is part of the 361 Energy Fair on Sunday, November 6 at Barnstaple Pannier Market Have you got a poorly toaster or an ailing laptop? If so, the free Repair It event in Barnstaple this Sunday as part of the 361 Energy Fair could be just what it
"31.10.2016 16:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Multi-million pound project to improve North Devon drinking water Drinking water in North Devon will see an improvement thanks to a £6.3million funding boost. Are you happy with the quality of your drinking water, or would you welcome these improvements from South West Water?
"31.10.2016 15:00:10" northdevongazette.co.uk QUIZ: How haunted is your home? Do things go bump in the night? Do you hear mysterious noises? Take our fun quiz this Halloween and find out how haunted your house is. QUIZ! How haunted is your house? Take our fun Halloween quiz and find out if you need to call Ghostbusters...
"31.10.2016 14:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Video: Tips to help your scared dog through fireworks night Is your dog terrified of fireworks? Dogs Trust Ilfracombe has some tips to help petrified pooches this November Is your dog terrified of fireworks? Dogs Trust Ilfracombe has released some handy tips to help get your petrified pooch through the firework
"31.10.2016 13:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Exeter fire attended by North Devon firefighters 'contained' North Devon fire fighters thanked for 'tireless' efforts and giving up their weekends to help control huge fire at Cathedral Green in Exeter. “We even had somebody miss their anniversary dinner to come and help; it was a tremendous commitment from all of our staff."
More updates plus a video on North Devon fire fighters' efforts to help contain a huge fire in Exeter this weekend.
"31.10.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk BONFIRE NIGHT: Where to watch the fireworks in North Devon Find out where you can watch the fireworks in North Devon this Bonfire Night weekend with our at-a-glance guide. Find out where to watch the fireworks in North Devon this Guy Fawkes Night.
"31.10.2016 10:46:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Dare you enter the Bideford Freaky Fire House this Halloween? Family fun night with spooky surprises at Bideford Fire Station on Monday, October 31 Who is brave enough to enter the Freaky Fire House this evening?
"31.10.2016 09:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pregnant woman injured in Torrington hit and run Police are looking to track down man in silver car who left the scene of the collision without leaving any details. Police appeal after hit and run in Torrington which left a pregnant woman in hospital. Can you help?
"31.10.2016 08:28:19" northdevongazette.co.uk VIDEO: How to carve the perfect pumpkin The chief pumpkin carver at The Big Sheep shows you how to create the perfect Jack o' Lantern this Halloween. Happy Halloween! In case you haven't carved a spooky pumpkin yet, here's our step-by-step guide and video.
"30.10.2016 19:16:58" northdevongazette.co.uk Exeter fire attended by North Devon firefighters 'contained' North Devon fire crews have revealed their efforts in tackling a huge blaze which spread through historic buildings in Exeter this weekend. More on how North Devon's fire fighters have 'tirelessly' worked to contain a huge blaze in Exeter this weekend.
"29.10.2016 15:48:12" How to carve the perfect pumpkin! We asked the chief pumpkin carver at The BIG Sheep Family Attraction to teach us how to carve the perfect pumpkin - and she did! Here's the video, and you can also find a step-by-step guide here:
"29.10.2016 11:38:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Lottery grant kicks off Northam's church roof appeal 13th century St Margaret's Parish Church at Northam needs £350,000 roof repairs A Heritage Lottery grant will help launch the appeal for a new church roof for St Margaret's at Northam
"29.10.2016 09:38:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Join Turin Brakes at The Factory in Barnstaple Turin Brakes, Barnstaple, Thursday, November 10 Indie band Turin Brakes are coming to town this November
"29.10.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk When do the clocks go back? Why do they change? Everything you need to know Did you know we've been putting our clocks back an hour for a whole century? Find out when the clocks go back this year. Don't forget to put your clocks back tonight before you go to bed - otherwise you'll be missing out on that extra hour's sleep!
"28.10.2016 20:41:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Huss wins October North Devon League heat North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin Latest news from the North Devon angling scene
"28.10.2016 19:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Happy Halloween in North Devon Events from 27/10/16 to 02/11/16 What's on in North Devon this Halloween weekend?
"28.10.2016 17:49:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Senior Lib Dem looking to support North Devon's health service fight Norman Lamb MP is visiting North Devon this weekend to meet health campaigners among others Senior Lib Dem to visit tomorrow in support of North Devon's health service fight
"28.10.2016 16:00:33" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: North Devon fire fighters tackle huge Exeter fire Fire fighters from across North Devon have been joining efforts to battle a huge blaze in Exeter today (Friday). Well done to all of the North Devon fire fighters who have pulled together to help the efforts to fight a huge fire in Exeter
"28.10.2016 15:00:27" Timeline Photos It's nearly November which can mean only one thing... the beards and 'taches are coming out again!
Are you supporting Movember Foundation UK? If so we want to hear from you! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"28.10.2016 13:21:07" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Council to discuss housing Syrian refugees The council will make a decision on accepting and accommodating refugees from Syria at an executive meeting on November 7. North Devon Council will decide whether or not to support Syrian refugees next month.
"28.10.2016 11:00:02" northdevongazette.co.uk QUIZ: How well do you know North Devon's beaches? Think you're an expert on the beaches of North Devon? If you're missing the summer already, take our quiz and test your local beach knowledge! Already missing the summer? Take our quiz and see how many of North Devon's beaches you know - you might be surprised!
"28.10.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Donations flood in for Syrian refugees in Torrington The Plough Arts Centre said it has plenty of clothes but educational books would be welcomed for young refugees from Syria. 'Heartwarming' response as donations flood in for Syrian refugees - find out what else is needed and how you can donate.
"28.10.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk When do the clocks go back? Why do they change? Everything you need to know Did you know we've been putting our clocks back an hour for a whole century? Find out when the clocks go back this year. Did you know we have been turning our clocks back for winter for 100 years? Find out when they go back - and why - here:
"28.10.2016 08:03:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Top prize for North Devon chef Saunton Sands Hotel head chef scooped three awards at South West Chef of the Year 2016, held in Exeter on Monday evening. Find out who North Devon's chef of the year is here:
"27.10.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Lost milksnake reunited with owner after five months in the wild The lost snake spent almost half a year slithering around Torrington before its chance meeting with a reptile expert. A lost milksnake is reunited with its owner - five months after slithering around the wilds of Torrington!
"27.10.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Dogs Trust Ilfracombe urgently appeals for toys Dogs Trust Ilfracombe has launched an urgent appeal for toys to help their homeless hounds. Can you help Dogs Trust, Ilfracombe by donating some toys to their homeless hounds?
"27.10.2016 14:23:15" northdevongazette.co.uk Tributes paid to Bideford Pannier Market's Bar Bowring 'Free spirit' Bar Bowring, who ran Bar's Books in the pannier market in Bideford for more than 40 years, died last week. Tributes have been paid to 'free spirit' Bar Bowring who ran Bar's Books in Bideford Pannier Market for more than 40 years.
"27.10.2016 09:25:13" North Devon Gazette
"27.10.2016 09:25:13" North Devon Gazette
"27.10.2016 07:44:35" northdevongazette.co.uk Gluten free prescriptions under threat in North, East and West Devon The NHS is consulting on proposals to axe prescriptions of gluten free food in North, East and West Devon for those suffering coeliac disease - what do you think? Vote in our poll. The NHS in North Devon is consulting on plans to axe gluten free prescriptions for people with coeliac disease - do you think they should? Vote in our poll here!
"26.10.2016 16:51:53" northdevongazette.co.uk Clovelly car wash success for Refugee Rescue The Blue Light Car Wash at Clovelly raised a healthy total for Refugee Rescue on Sunday Great turn out for Sunday's Blue Light Car Wash at Clovelly sees more than £900 raised for the work of Refugee Rescue
"26.10.2016 12:25:49" northdevongazette.co.uk Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton face off at North Devon's Big Sheep The faces of Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton will be on display in pumpkin form at North Devon's Big Sheep as part of a Halloween spectacular. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are making an appearance at The BIG Sheep Family Attraction this week. That Trumpkin is terrifying...
"26.10.2016 08:32:10" northdevongazette.co.uk Torrington mum calls for action to halt plans to cut North Devon maternity services The mum-of-four's son was rushed to hopsital when he suffered sepsis - and the outcome could have been worse if services were moved to Exeter.. “Around 1,500 babies are born in Barnstaple every year but some babies come so quick and things can go catastrophically wrong."
Torrington mum Chiara Nusser joins #BarnstapleBaby campaign:
"25.10.2016 18:24:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Hardy souls take on the big Heanton abseil Abseilers do their bit to help the hospital charity Over and Above Rather them than us! Dozens of brave folks took on the 90 foot abseil from Heanton church on Saturday for the hospital charity
"25.10.2016 15:11:18" northdevongazette.co.uk Clothing appeal to help young refugees in Torrington Devon County Council says many arrived 'with just the clothes on their backs' and urgently need a range of clothing A clothing appeal has been launched for the young refugees who have been temporarily settled at Torrington - can you help?
"25.10.2016 12:56:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Fremington couple on quest to grow Britain's best Christmas tree The couple will be entering their best Nordman Fir into the British Christmas Tree Growers Association's annual competition in Swansea tomorrow (Wednesday). Is this story getting anyone else a bit excited for Christmas?
...no? Just us?
"25.10.2016 12:35:59" northdevongazette.co.uk QUIZ: How well do you know these Bideford landmarks? Think you know Bideford? Take our quiz and find out if you're a true Bidefordian. Think you're a true Bidefordian? Take our quiz and see if you can figure out where all of these landmarks are. Post you scores below and we'll see who really knows their stuff!
"25.10.2016 09:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: 'Bidwarts' opens as Wicked Week kicks off in Bideford Find out what's going on in Bideford this October half term with the full Wicked Week programme here. Welcome to Bidwarts! Will you be visiting the sorting hat, taking part in your OWLs or NEWTs or graduating at the Bidwarts Prom? Here's the full programme for October half term...
"25.10.2016 08:28:20" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Cedars Inn in Barnstaple completes £1.1million refurbishment Barnstaple hotelier completes huge renovations, gutting the restaurant and bar and completely revamping the bedrooms - take a look inside. Have you been to the newly refurbished The Cedars Inn, Barnstaple yet? Take a look inside here...
"24.10.2016 15:25:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Beat the fuel bills with the big 3601 Energy Fair in Barnstaple Barnstaple Pannier Market, Sunday, November 6 Want to cut back on your energy bills, or maybe consider and electric quad bike? There's an event in Barnstaple that just might help...
"24.10.2016 12:43:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Appeal after firearms incident in Barnstaple Police said a person dressed in black wearing a ski mask fled from the scene after front door of property was shot. Did you witness anything on October 15 when a shotgun was allegedly fired in a Barnstaple street?
"24.10.2016 10:57:58" northdevongazette.co.uk Young refugees to come to North Devon from Calais camps Refugees are set to take up 'emergency accomodation' in Torrington after leaving Calais camps this week. Up to 70 young refugees will be coming to North Devon as the Calais camp begins to shut down.
"24.10.2016 09:36:02" northdevongazette.co.uk Dare you enter the Bideford Freaky Fire House this Halloween? Family fun night with spooky surprises at Bideford Fire Station on Monday, October 31 What spooky shenanigans are Bideford's fire fighters up to? Dare you find out at the Freaky Fire House next Halloween Monday?
"23.10.2016 08:02:53" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Nominate YOUR community heroes to turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights We want YOU to tell us which deserving local person you'd like to see turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights Who would YOU like to see turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights?
NOMINATE A NORTH DEVON COMMUNITY HERO
"22.10.2016 18:30:42" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's space-themed fireworks display will be 'out of this world' Online discount tickets on sale for now Round Table rugby club display Barnstaple's space-themed fireworks display will be 'out of this world'
Grab your discounted early bird tickets here...
"22.10.2016 18:14:01" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon man cycles across America Mark Saunders have completed 3,500 mile journey for the See Hear Centre in Barnstaple Epic journey by North Devon's Mark Saunders on behalf of the See Hear Centre
"22.10.2016 15:06:50" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures & video: Thousands turn out for North Devon Sees Red Day Big Barnstaple protest march and rally as thousands show their support for local health services and say: 'No cuts' Pictures & video: Fantastic turn out today for North Devon Sees Red Day demonstrating against the threat to local health services - were you there?
"22.10.2016 10:57:08" Youngsters speak on the nhs
"22.10.2016 10:50:49" More from the SOHS demo
"22.10.2016 10:30:01" Live from barnstaple square for the big North Devon Sees Red Day
"21.10.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Don't forget to enter our competition to WIN a winter wardrobe worth £150 from Barnstaple's new George at Asda.
Entries close on October 31.... http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/home/win_a_150_george_winter_wardrobe_at_barnstaple_asda_1_4741466
"21.10.2016 16:58:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Last call for North Devon Sees Red Day Will you be joining the big march through the centre of Barnstaple tomorrow (Saturday) to show your support for North Devon's hospital services? Will you be joining the big North Devon Sees Red Day in support of local health services in Barnstaple tomorrow?
"21.10.2016 14:21:09" northdevongazette.co.uk Collision on Braunton Road The incident was reported at 2.40 this afternoon (Friday). A Peugeot and a Ford Transit van were involved.
"21.10.2016 10:38:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Sinkhole appears at Braunton Burrows Authorities set to investigate a pit that has opened up on a popular riverside walk Take care if walking on Braunton Burrows after the appearance of a large sinkhole....
"20.10.2016 21:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Corker of a carp for Bideford angler North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin Fantastic corker of a carp for Bideford's Gerry Gough!
"20.10.2016 19:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk What is it really like to live with dementia? North Devon care staff, nurses and charity volunteers go on the Virtual Dementia Tour Have you ever wondered what it must be like to live with dementia? People in North Devon have been finding out with a special virtual experience
"20.10.2016 18:57:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Folk duo make North Devon debut Shammick Acoustic at the Pack O' Cards, Combe Martin, on Saturday (October 22) Catch musicians Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith at Shammick Acoustic in Combe Martin this Saturday
"20.10.2016 16:47:31" northdevongazette.co.uk Petroc's new lifestyle building opened with ribbon-cutting ceremony The latest improvement to the college's Barnstaple campus was showcased to the public today (Thursday). The new lifestyle building at Petroc has been officially opened. Will you be trying any of the new facilities?
"20.10.2016 14:42:52" northdevongazette.co.uk Call to make Barnstaple a sea of red in protest this Saturday North Devon Sees Red Day – join the march at 11am from Mermaid Walk Will you be joining the march for North Devon Sees Red Day in Barnstaple on Saturday?
"20.10.2016 14:21:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Trick or treat campaign launched in North Devon Police warn trick or treaters to be safe this Halloween and remember not everyone wants to take part Be safe this Halloween and if you'd rather not see trick or treaters, download this poster provided by the police...
"20.10.2016 11:57:00" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Grave concerns' from councillors over North Devon health service A cross party group of councillors have written to the boss of the controversial Success Regime North Devon's councillors say they have 'grave concerns' over the health service review
"20.10.2016 10:05:35" northdevongazette.co.uk Join the big Jumpathon challenge at Air Extreme for Children in Need Trampoline park is setting a 12 hour bouncing relay challenge to raise money for charity Are you up for a 12 hour trampolining marathon? Air Extreme in Barnstaple is hosting a big Jumpathon this November for Children in Need
"19.10.2016 18:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk International award for North Devon's 'animal angel' Diana Lewis presented with special lifetime dedication award at House of Lords Well done Diana! Lovely recognition for a lifetime of dedication to wildlife rescue
"19.10.2016 17:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Nominate YOUR community heroes to turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights We want YOU to tell us which deserving local person you'd like to see turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights Do you know a COMMUNITY HERO?
We want YOU to tell us which deserving local person you'd like to see turn on Barnstaple's Christmas lights next month.
"19.10.2016 16:59:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple rugby players' cheeky reminder to men about testicular cancer Team bravely bares all and says 'no ifs, no butts, check your nuts' They're a cheeky bunch down at Barnstaple Rugby Football Club...
...but you have to admire their ball skills!
"19.10.2016 16:11:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Meet the North Devon heroes who save refugees every night Refugee Rescue is at the sharp end of the human tide washing ashore in the Aegean – we caught up with two men from Clovelly and one from Hartland about their experiences with the charity... Awesome work by three North Devon men who have volunteered to help save the lives of desperate refugees risking the sea crossing to Europe... we caught up with them to hear their story
"19.10.2016 15:45:36" North Devon Gazette
"19.10.2016 14:50:06" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon and Torridge MPs argue the case for North Devon District Hospital services in Westminster Both Peter Heaton-Jones and Geoffrey Cox spoke to the Minister of State for the Department of Health at Westminster Hall yesterday (Tuesday). Both Peter Heaton-Jones and Geoffrey Cox spoke to the Minister of State for the Department of Health at Westminster Hall yesterday about proposed North Devon District Hospital
"19.10.2016 14:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk WIN a £150 George winter wardrobe at Barnstaple Asda We're counting down the days to the opening of the new Anchorwood store with a chance to win all the clothes you could ever need this winter. WIN a winter wardrobe worth £150 from Barnstaple's new George at Asda.
Find out how to enter here.... Good luck folks! :)
"19.10.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Fearless fundraisers 'go commando' for North Devon Hospice Hundreds of civvies take on mega-tough military-style assault course at North Molton Sports Club Hats off to the hundreds of super-tough mud-lovers who earned their stripes at Mission:Unbreakable in aid of North Devon Hospice on Sunday.
We salute you!
"19.10.2016 12:36:38" northdevongazette.co.uk New 'pay as you go' system for Ilfracombe car park Camera system will make life easier for drivers, says council A new camera recognition parking system has been installed at Ropery Road car park in Ilfracombe
"19.10.2016 11:44:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe slimmers lose 100 stone Slimming World group loses an average of two stone each in just five months Great work by a group of Ilfracombe slimmers as they lose 100 stone between them
"19.10.2016 10:25:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Go ahead for South Molton hen charity's new centre Staff delighted as planning permission granted for new £200,000 rehoming centre Good news for North Devon's hen rescue charity
"18.10.2016 14:41:49" northdevongazette.co.uk Discount retailer heading for Barnstaple Poundworld is set to create 30 new jobs as it heads to Boutport Street. There's another national retailer heading for Barnstaple town centre...
"18.10.2016 12:32:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe Foodservice sold Business as normal as food and drink wholesaler changes hands New owner says it is business as usual as Ilfracombe Foodservice is sold
"17.10.2016 19:40:52" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures & video: High tides flood Barnstaple Square Roads into Square closed as flood creep over the river bank Yet more flooding in Barnstaple Square this evening as high tides push the River Taw over its banks - who knew these things happened every 12 hours...?
"17.10.2016 18:41:25" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Another rare visitor spotted on Braunton Marshes Arrival of wryneck attracts birdwatchers from around the region Last week it was a pelican, now another rare visitor has been causing a flap among birdwatchers in Braunton...
"17.10.2016 13:25:34" northdevongazette.co.uk New CEO for Calvert Trust Exmoor Tony Potter steps down this week as Heidi Watson takes up the top job at outward bound charity New chief executive about to start at Calvert Trust Exmoor
"17.10.2016 09:37:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple flooded as North Devon faces high tides Environment Agency issues flood alert for entire North Devon coast as region faces spring tides All we're saying is it's probably not a good idea to park on Castle Quay in Barnstaple this evening...
"15.10.2016 18:27:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Dog of the week: Husky sisters need homes With Dogs Trust Ilfracombe Do you have a home for two cross husky sisters? (They're not really cross, they're sweethearts...)
"15.10.2016 15:19:26" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures & video: Ilfracombe Sees Red 'They say cut back, we say fight back' - a good turn out for the Ilfracombe Sees Red march on a wet Saturday afternoon..
"15.10.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Chulmleigh College tops North Devon league table for pupil progress Government 'Progress 8' figures reveal which pupils improved the most during their five years at school. Chulmleigh pupils showed more progress in their five years at the school than students at any other state-funded school in North Devon. How does your school compare?
"15.10.2016 09:12:25" northdevongazette.co.uk What time does North Devon Foodfest start? Head over to Barnstaple Pannier Market tomorrow for feast of top notch local produce It's North Devon's foodie event of the year...
...get the lowdown on what's happening here. #NDFoodFest
"14.10.2016 17:05:14" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe will be seeing red All welcome to join the health service protest setting off from the Candar at 2pm? Will you be joining the big Seeing Red march in Ilfracombe tomorrow?
"14.10.2016 14:00:10" northdevongazette.co.uk Police called to accident on North Devon Link Road The accident took place just before 2pm this afternoon (Friday) There could be delays if you're travelling on the link road this afternoon folks...
"14.10.2016 11:11:11" northdevongazette.co.uk New Petroc lifestyle building will officially open next week The new Lifestyle Centre in Petroc at Barnstaple will open on October 20 including a spa, restaurant, hair and beauty salons and commercial kitchens. New multi million pound Lifestyle Centre opens at Petroc in Barnstaple on Thursday
"14.10.2016 10:57:56" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's new Asda supermarket is nearing completion Giant mural depicting history of the town to be unveiled as part of special opening on November 7 The countdown is on...
...and we've got a George winter wardrobe worth £150 to give away to one lucky reader. See next week's Gazette for details about how to enter.
"14.10.2016 10:02:05" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple hospital Friends fear health cuts Charity is finding its work harder as North Devon faces uncertainty over its health service The League of Friends of Barnstaple Hospital has spoken about its fears for fundraising in the face of health cuts
"14.10.2016 09:03:19" northdevongazette.co.uk Mothercare could return to Barnstaple in brand new shop Retailer left Green Lanes in 2015 but has set sights on new unit at Anchorwood Bank Remember Mothercare? A store could soon be returning to Barnstaple - are you pleased to see a household name return?
"14.10.2016 08:40:38" northdevongazette.co.uk Help Bideford's Burton mark its 65th birthday Those who turn 65 this year are invited to a big birthday bash at the gallery on Saturday, October 22 Are you 65 this year? The Burton Art Gallery in Bideford is inviting you to celebrate with it
"13.10.2016 20:27:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Walks, rambles, talks and tales – North Devon what's on guide Events from 13/10/16 to 19/10/16 What do you want to do in North Devon this week?
"13.10.2016 19:26:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Sinfonia back on home turf Join the orchestra at The Queen's Theatre on Saturday, October 22 North Devon Sinfonia are performing back home after TV triumph
"13.10.2016 18:00:22" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman and baby airlifted to hospital after collision with school bus No schoolchildren were hurt but a woman had to be cut from her car and has been airlifted to hospital with 'life changing' injuries. Police are asking for anyone who witnessed the collision - particularly a tractor driver who pulled over - to contact them.
"13.10.2016 14:48:53" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon councillors tackle health boss over NHS cuts fears North Devon Council 'does not support the removal of services' Councillors meet with North Devon healthcare boss over the future of local health services
"13.10.2016 12:46:48" North Devon Gazette
"13.10.2016 12:05:06" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's perinatal mental health team continues to grow Mothers-to-be are receiving mental health support in North Devon thanks to growing perinatal team. If you're an expectant mum and you think you need mental health support, this super team is here to help.
"13.10.2016 11:25:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Two arrested in Ilfracombe drugs raids Arrests come as part of a day of action around the town to tackle drugs Police carry out drugs raids in Ilfracombe
"13.10.2016 09:23:48" northdevongazette.co.uk WATCH: Get your hands on new life-saving' babygrow at Barnstaple Tesco Mums and dads given helpful reminder of what to do if their baby stops breathing PARENTS: Would you know what to do if your baby stopped breathing? WATCH THIS...
...and grab your FREE babygrow at Barnstaple Tesco Extra today.
"13.10.2016 08:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bringing back Torrington Hospital beds would 'not be viable' The Independent Reconfiguration Panel has concluded further review into bed closures at Torrington Hospital would 'not add value'. An independent panel has concluded that bringing back Torrington's hospital beds would 'not be viable'. Do you agree?
"13.10.2016 07:28:53" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman and baby airlifted to hospital after collision with school bus No schoolchildren were hurt but a woman had to be cut from her car and has been airlifted to hospital with 'life changing' injuries. A woman and baby were airlifted to hospital after a serious collision involving a coach of schoolchildren near South Molton.
"12.10.2016 18:50:57" northdevongazette.co.uk Classic trucks coming to Saunton this weekend Catch the S&D Run as it makes it way through North Devon - with a beach stop enroute Look out for the convoy of classic trucks heading to North Devon this weekend - catch them up close at Saunton Sands on Saturday
"12.10.2016 15:17:17" northdevongazette.co.uk Council's £200 million Link Road plan to be submitted to Government Business case will go to Ministers next week – if successful, work could start in 2020 A £200 MILLION package of improvements has been approved for the North Devon Link Road...
...now all we need is the money!
"12.10.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Public inquiry to determine fate for Westward Ho! 'village green' A public inquiry is being held in December to determine the future of the 'village green' in Westward Ho! Do you think this land in Westward Ho! should be designated a village green, or developed as housing? Vote in our poll.
"12.10.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Police warning: 'we will arrest' over clown pranks in North Devon North Devon police have urged young people to think twice before taking part in clown pranks, as it could land them with a criminal record. “We will arrest, and we will look to charge those causing distress with public order offences, especially those who appear to be carrying a weapon of any kind."
"12.10.2016 11:48:38" northdevongazette.co.uk Lee Bay homes plan is refused Planning committee rejects proposals for 20 new homes on old hotel site Councillors turn down plans for new homes at Lee Bay
"12.10.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's 'animal angel' Diana Lewis to receive international award from IFAW for dedication to wildlife rescue Diana Lewis, founder of North Devon Animal Ambulance, will be recognised at the House of Lords for her work with wildlife next week. A huge congratulations to North Devon Animal Ambulance's Diana Lewis, this award is well deserved in our opinion.
"12.10.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk The Great North Devon Tea Debate: How do you drink yours? We want to settle the answer once and for all - what shade should the perfect cup of tea be? Vote in our poll here. Right, let's settle this matter for good - what shade should the perfect cuppa be? Join our official Great North Devon Tea Debate and vote in our poll!
"12.10.2016 07:54:56" northdevongazette.co.uk Motorists in North Devon and Torridge pay over the odds for car parking Overspend in pay and display machines across North Devon and Torridge comes to some £60,000 a year - but where does it go? You know that time you put too much money in the parking machine because you didn't have the right change? Turns out that all adds up...
"11.10.2016 15:03:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Lee Bay Hotel plans go before planners Will the 10 year saga of the derelict hotel at Lee come to an end tomorrow (Wednesday, October 11)? The development of the former Lee Bay Hotel site goes before planners tomorrow (Wednesday)
"11.10.2016 12:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Quiz: How well do you know Barnstaple's buildings? Take our quiz and find out how much you know about some of Barnstaple's main landmarks. How well do you know Barnstaple? Take our quiz on the town's most prominent buildings and share your score below!
"11.10.2016 11:28:05" northdevongazette.co.uk Witnesses sought over alleged Woolacombe beach assault 'Altercation' between two groups of revellers leads to suspected assault Police are appealing for witnesses after 'an altercation' between two groups on Woolacombe beach
"11.10.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk New police officers needed for North Devon Devon and Cornwall Police is opening its highly competitive recruitment process for new police constables in Barnstaple. Have you ever dreamed of becoming a police officer? Well now is your chance - because Devon & Cornwall Police need new recruits for the Barnstaple area!
"11.10.2016 09:00:00" Timeline Photos Current debate in the Gazette office (because it's press day, so why WOULDN'T we be discussing tea!?) - which number are you?
"11.10.2016 07:54:58" northdevongazette.co.uk Oceanfest makes hospice its chosen charity for 2017 too Children's Hospice South West receives £2,500 from popular Croyde festival following the success of Tea & Jam tent GoldCoast Oceanfest has announced Children's Hospice South West as its chosen charity again next year.
"10.10.2016 18:26:41" northdevongazette.co.uk Countdown begins for Barnstaple Marathon 2017 More than 700 runners took part in the Jewson Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon 2016 – with next year promised to be bigger and better Good causes benefit as the big countdown begins for the Jewson Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon 2017
"10.10.2016 17:01:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon celebrates golds at South West-in-Bloom Ilfracombe, Clovelly and Berrynarbor all scoop top awards this year Success for North Devon communities in this year's South West in Bloom competition :)
"10.10.2016 15:37:17" northdevongazette.co.uk Thousands borrow mental health books from Devon libraries New figures released on World Mental Health Day today (Monday) reveal more than 6,500 people have borrowed mental health and wellbeing books since April. Thousands of people have been turning to their local library for support, according to new figures released for #WorldMentalHealthDay today.
"10.10.2016 14:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Creepy clowns' spotted in North Devon Police have said they are 'taking the matter seriously' after several sightings of clowns in North Devon, following new American trend. Have you spotted any 'creepy clowns' in your area? Devon & Cornwall Police said they are 'taking the matter seriously'.
"10.10.2016 13:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Petroc students parade through Barnstaple Graduation ceremony at the Queen's Theatre followed parade along the High Street Hat's off - and up in the air! - to this year's Petroc graduates.
Check out our pictures of the parade in Barnstaple.
"10.10.2016 12:08:48" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe's Victorian AGM needs you Come and have your say on the 2017 Victorian Celebrations, at Emmanuel Church, Thursday, October 13 at 7pm. Would you like to be involved in Ilfracombe's Victorian week, or do you have any ideas? Don't miss the chance to have your say this Thursday
"10.10.2016 11:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk World Mental Health Day: North Devon doctor busts mental health myths North Devon consultant psychiatrist alks about some of the myths surrounding mental health as part of our Let's Talk About It campaign on World Mental Health Day. It's World Mental Health Day, and one North Devon doctor has been busting some myths about mental health. If you want to help break the stigma surrounding mental health, get involved in our Let's Talk About It campaign!
"10.10.2016 09:56:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans for multi-million-pound North Devon holiday village submitted Permission sought to transform former quarry near Landkey Plans have now been submitted for a brand new multi-million-pound North Devon holiday village
"10.10.2016 08:03:36" northdevongazette.co.uk Volunteer group aims to reduce the number of suicides in Devon In our Lets Talk About It campaign, Devon Suicide Prevention Alliance chairman Marie Ash talks about the work the volunteer group is doing and her personal experiences with mental health. A volunteer group is working to reduce the number of suicides in Devon.
"09.10.2016 21:28:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Crack down on Ilfracombe Market Arches drinkers Police say they are using 'several measures' to try and tackle the problem Efforts are being made by police to deal with the problem of drinkers hanging about Market Arches in Ilfracombe
"09.10.2016 20:14:56" northdevongazette.co.uk Appeal for witnesses after cars scratched in Ilfracombe Police think criminal damage spree may be the work of one person Can you help catch the Ilfracombe car scratcher?
"09.10.2016 11:33:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Southern Tenant Folk Union at Swimbridge Join top Scots folk band at Swimbridge Jubilee Hall on Friday, October 21 Fancy some good folk? Catch Southern Tenant Folk Union in Swimbridge on October 21
"08.10.2016 12:30:39" Timeline Photos Congratulations to all the Petroc graduates - great to see them take centre stage on Barnstaple High Steet this morning #barnstaple #petroc #graduation #north_devon #wearenorthdevon
"07.10.2016 16:50:38" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe's £1.3m watersports centre is 'one step closer' North Devon Council invited to formally apply for next stage in the Government funding process Good news as Ilfracombe's hopes for a new watersports centre take a step closer to becoming reality
"07.10.2016 15:15:06" northdevongazette.co.uk CCTV pictures released after fake Irish £20 notes used in North Devon Police warn local businesses to be wary of counterfeit money in the district Do you recognise this man? Police have released CCTV images after fake £20 notes were used at North Devon businesses.
"07.10.2016 13:14:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Mother of Scarlett Keeling battles for new investigation into daughter's death Fiona MacKeown has written to the Indian prime minister after her 15-year-old daughter was found dead on the beach in Goa in 2008. Scarlett Keeling's mother says she will continue to fight for a new investigation into her daughter's death:
"07.10.2016 11:54:30" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans show access road to new Barnstaple homes will run through play area Developers set to submit plans for Westacott Grange 'by the end of the month' More details have been revealed about proposals for the first of nearly a thousand new homes being planned at Westacott on the outskirts of Barnstaple.
"07.10.2016 08:02:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Improvements to be made to reduce deaths from Torridge Bridge The measures to reduce the amount of deaths from Torridge bridge are set to be in place by the end of the year. Measures are being put in place to reduce the number of deaths from Torridge Bridge in Bideford:
"06.10.2016 17:15:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Oops it's October! North Devon what's on guide North Devon events from 06/10/16 to 12/10/16 What's on in North Devon this week?
"06.10.2016 13:12:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Revealed: £200m package of improvements for North Devon Link Road Urban four-lane section between Landkey and Brynsworthy part of raft of upgrades recommended by highways experts Revealed: £200m package of improvements for North Devon Link Road.
Plans include a new urban four-lane section between Landkey and Brynsworthy. Find out what else is included here...
"06.10.2016 11:50:59" northdevongazette.co.uk Grattons in Butchers Row closes down after 60 years 'Use it or lose it. Oops. Lost it' says sign in Barnstaple shop window An end of an era as well known Barnstaple Butchers Row shop closes down
"06.10.2016 10:36:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Work to start on new seafront play area in Westward Ho! Brand new £60,000 scheme expected to open early next month Work on a new play area on Westward Ho! seafront will start on Monday. It looks pretty good too!
"05.10.2016 16:15:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton group's project to transform old BT phonebox A group of volunteers are embarking on a mission to turn the vacant phonebox near Kingsacre Primary School into a community book sharing hub. Watch this space - a Braunton group is transforming an old BT phonebox into a community book exchange.
"05.10.2016 15:17:07" northdevongazette.co.uk Watch: Dashcam footage catches North Devon litter bug in the act North Devon Council is calling on drivers to report litter louts on the roads Video - Litter bug caught in the act prompts council to urge motorists to report any 'litter louts' they see on the roads...
"05.10.2016 13:22:50" northdevongazette.co.uk Opening date for new White Stuff store in Barnstaple National clothing retailer White Stuff has announced when it will open its doors in Barnstaple High Street. Are you excited for the new White Stuff store's opening in Barnstaple High Street?
"05.10.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Four luxury properties for sale in North Devon Take a look at these luxurious properties in North Devon, for those 'when I win the lottery' moments. If you like dreaming about which house you'll buy when you win the lottery, you'll love this... which one would you choose?
"05.10.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Digital arts firm behind plan to save old Barnstaple church Funding sought to restore and transform crumbling town centre church Funding is being sought to restore this old Barnstaple church and transform it into a hub for creative digital arts.
"We have got as far as drawing up plans – so far everything seems to be going in the right direction."
What do you think?
"05.10.2016 08:39:42" northdevongazette.co.uk Two men pretending to be police officers flag down lone woman in Torrington Police warn drivers to remain vigilent after two men flagged down lone driver in unmarked car with blue lights on the roof and front grill. “Incidents such as these are rare, but if you believe you have been approached by somebody who is impersonating a police officer, please call 999.”
"04.10.2016 15:19:06" Where am I? WATCH: The Gazette has been given a rare glimpse inside one of Barnstaple's forgotten buildings. The doors have been closed since 1984 but there are big plans for the future – can you guess where it is?
All will be revealed in tomorrow's Gazette...
"04.10.2016 14:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans for 500 new homes at Daddon Hill approved by council Torridge District Councillors have voted to approve proposals for 500 new homes, a school, care home and doctors surgery in Northam. What do you think of the proposals for 500 new homes in Northam - are you happy the council has approved them?
"04.10.2016 12:37:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe woman finds long lost family through Facebook Laurie Jackson, from Ilfracombe, found the family she never knew she had, thanks to the help of social media. An Ilfracombe woman has been reunited with the family she never knew she had, thanks to the power of social media.
"04.10.2016 11:24:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New date and new lights for Ilfracombe Christmas switch on Watch video: 'Combe Christmas Appeal wins £1,000 in lights at national competition and community has raised £1,800 so far Have you watched A Combe Christmas Carol? If not, click here now and find out about Ilfracombe's Christmas lights switch on plans for this year
"04.10.2016 09:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Chief pilot looks back on first year of new search and rescue service It's been one year since the Sea Kings ceased operations from RMB Chivenor - and the chief pilot of the new Bristow helicopters says it's been a busy one. Did you know it's been exactly one year since the Sea Kings stopped operating from Chivenor?
Do you think you see the new Bristow helicopters as much? Or do you still miss seeing the Sea Kings over North Devon?
"04.10.2016 08:46:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Family of Dennis Pilon thanks motorcyclists for funeral escort The popular Barnstaple man's final wish was granted as Barnstaple was brought to a standstill on Friday. The family of popular Barnstaple biker Dennis Pilon have thanked the hundreds of bikers who turned out to help bring the town to a standstill for his last ride.
"03.10.2016 16:45:33" northdevongazette.co.uk New waste transfer site proposed for Roundswell Devon County Council facility would see rubbish shipped out of the area for incineration or disposal New waste transfer site is being proposed for Roundswell - do you think it will improve rubbish shifting in North Devon?
"03.10.2016 15:06:35" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Rare pelican photographed at Braunton Marshes A North Devon wildlife photograher captured this amazing sight of a rare pelican in Braunton today (Monday). Birdwatchers - get down to Braunton Marshes! Sam Aston Wildlife Photography and Film spotted this rare pelican enjoying a dip.
"03.10.2016 13:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Revealed: The happiests districts to live in Devon North Devon, Torridge and East Devon all rank highly in national survey on happiness - use our interactive map to find out how happy your district is. How happy is the area you live compared to the rest of Devon, or event the country? Find out by using our interactive map!
"03.10.2016 11:50:05" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Celebrities flock to Appledore Book Festival Authors from Paddy Ashdown to Jeremy Vine joined local names for the 10th anniversary fo Appledore Book Festival. Did you spot any of your favourite celebrity authors in Appledore at the Appledore Book Festival? See all the photos here:
"03.10.2016 10:18:25" northdevongazette.co.uk Lynmouth filming for famous lifeboat rescue movie Cast and crew of Louisa: A Winter's Tale in Lynmouth to film live action sequences for animated movie If you spotted a film crew at Lynmouth on Sunday, this is what was happening....
"03.10.2016 07:40:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Ban for drink driver who crashed into parked cars North Devon Magistrates's Court heard the cars had been empty for less than a minute before the Volkswagen collided with them. The 29-year-old was nearly twice the legal limit when he drove into three parked cars in Fremington.
"02.10.2016 08:32:19" www.northdevongazette.co.uk New research reveals Devon's top historical insults Centuries-old swear words discovered in ancient documents held in North Devon Records Office Well really! And on a Sunday morning!
"01.10.2016 09:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Hospital: No assurances over maternity services Health trust tries to reassure community following successful #BarnstapleBaby campaign by saying services will always be available – but unable to say where NO assurances over future of North Devon's maternity unit.
Health bosses say they are grateful for #BarnstapleBaby support but are still unable to confirm whether maternity services will remain in North Devon.
"01.10.2016 08:37:36" northdevongazette.co.uk South Molton couple celebrate 60 years of 'good living and sharing' Army sergeant turned out to be private's good egg GOOD ADVICE ALERT!
The secret to 60 years of happy marriage? 'You've just got to work at it, all the time....'
"30.09.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Gazette readers support #BarnstapleBaby campaign People around North Devon have come out in force to make their feelings known: we don't want to lose our maternity services in North Devon. WE NEED YOU! Help us keep #BarnstapleBaby going - we want to hear your stories about why the maternity unit in North Devon is so important to YOU.
Were generations of your family born at NDDH? Do you have a special story to tell about the birth of your
"30.09.2016 16:43:27" northdevongazette.co.uk Find out more about the first of thousands of homes planned at Westacott in Barnstaple Members of the public invited to consultation taking place next week Details are emerging about the first of more than 1,000 homes being planned for Westacott in Barnstaple
"30.09.2016 15:55:25" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Hundreds of bikers join funeral procession of Barnstaple's Dennis Fitting send off for popular motorcyclist Dennis Pilon with hundreds of two-wheeled mourners Huge send off for Barnstaple's Dennis Pilon as hundreds of bikers join his funeral procession through the centre of town
"30.09.2016 11:28:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Six Chapple siblings support #BarnstapleBaby campaign Well known local DJ James Chapple says it would be 'crazy' if maternity services moved out of North Devon A well known local family with six siblings born in Barnstaple have added their support to the #BarnstapleBaby campaign
"30.09.2016 09:38:57" northdevongazette.co.uk Bikers urged to 'bring Barnstaple to a standstill' in memory of Dennis The daughters of a popular Barnstaple bike enthusiast who died this week are asking bikers to create a giant funeral convoy for their father's final ride. Will you be joining the convoy in memory of Dennis today?
"30.09.2016 08:34:59" northdevongazette.co.uk Grab a cuppa and cake for Macmillan Find a Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning event near you this week Are you holding a World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan today? We'd love to hear from you - post your totals and pictures here or send to email@example.com
Click on our link to find an event near you -
"29.09.2016 18:38:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Grab a cuppa and cake for Macmillan It's the Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning tomorrow - click here to find one near you in North Devon :)
"29.09.2016 16:17:58" northdevongazette.co.uk Three more North Devon lorries on the roads A surprise extra trio brings the iconic 'I'd rather be in North Devon' fleet up to five More 'I'd rather be in North Devon' lorries takes to the roads
"29.09.2016 12:05:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Black patches spotted on Saunton beach Beach operators have revealed the mystery behind strange black patches which have appeared on Saunton Sands. No cause for alarm after black patches spotted on Saunton beach
"29.09.2016 11:53:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman suffers attempted mugging by two men in Bideford Police have released pictures of Bideford mugging which took place in Honestone Street - can you help identify the two suspects? Anyone who may have seen anything is advised to call 101
"29.09.2016 09:03:57" northdevongazette.co.uk South Molton ex-fire fighter speaks out about mental health An ex-fire fighter from South Molton is speaking out about mental health and living with paranoid schizophrenia, as part of our Let's Talk About It campaign. “Often people view a mental health issue as a sign of weakness, but I think it shows we have been trying to be so strong for so long and then something gives.”
Ex-South Molton fire fighter speaks out about how he is inspiring others by talking about life
"28.09.2016 16:54:59" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Watch your drinks' warns Barnstaple spiking victim Police call for victims to come forward after 21-year-old had to be carried home unconscious after just three drinks... Drink spiking victim speaks out and urges people to take care on nights out
"28.09.2016 16:37:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Camp fun with Julian Clary in Barnstaple The Joy of Mincing comes to the Queen's Theatre on Tuesday, October 18 Calling all Julian Clary fans
"28.09.2016 14:44:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Man assaulted by bearded men outside Barnstaple pub Police are looking for information regarding the assault, which occurred on Sunday. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place on Sunday evening.
"28.09.2016 11:40:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Topshop could move into empty BHS unit at Green Lanes Shopping Centre The centre's owners have said there are 'several interested parties' for the former BHS store and are working to keep Topshop 'within Green Lanes'. Could Topshop be moving into the empty BHS store? Green Lanes owners have confirmed the store will need to relocate.
"28.09.2016 11:33:12" North Devon Gazette
"28.09.2016 09:40:10" northdevongazette.co.uk Revealed: Multi-million-pound eco-holiday village plan for North Devon quarry Transformation of old quarry with hotel, holiday lodges and new nature reserve could create more than 100 new jobs Well this is a little bit exciting...
The Gazette has been given an EXCLUSIVE first look at plans for a new holiday village and nature reserve.
Full story and pictures of what it might look like
"28.09.2016 08:35:07" Timeline Photos Come and enjoy a cake and a cuppa at the #northdevongazette office today in aid of Macmillan (....and meet out lovely receptionist Nicola too ) ☕️ #wearenorthdevon #macmillancoffeemorning #macmillancancersupport #north_devon
"27.09.2016 12:39:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Kittens abandoned in cardboard box at South Molton Happy ending for three week old kittens left in a box and covered in chemicals Kittens abandoned in a cardboard box at South Molton have pulled through despite the odds
"27.09.2016 11:27:36" northdevongazette.co.uk Update: Missing Combe Martin man is found Police thank the public for their help after launching a search for Michael Irwin, 86 Good news as missing Combe Martin man Michael Irwin is found safe and well
"27.09.2016 11:07:30" northdevongazette.co.uk Awards for North Devon community champions Lord Lieutenant of Devon hands out gongs at County Hall ceremony Recognition for the Torrington Cavaliers plus Ian Stuart from Ilfracombe as they receive gongs from the Lord Lieutenant of Devon
"26.09.2016 22:07:07" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Dog of the week: Poppy is a bright spark With Dogs Trust Ilfracombe Can you give Poppy a home?
"26.09.2016 20:12:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Video: Route 39 Academy construction timetable announced Watch: Aerial drone video of new Route 39 academy site near Bucks Cross Watch: Great aerial drone footage of the new Route 39 Academy site
"26.09.2016 18:20:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Colourful fun at South Molton carnival Carnival revellers beat the rain as a good night is enjoyed by all at South Molton Picture special: All the fun from South Molton Carnival on Saturday :)
"26.09.2016 16:53:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Staff distraught after all the penguins die at Exmoor Zoo A sudden bout of avian malaria has wiped out the entire collection, with many old friends lost Sad news as all the penguins die at Exmoor Zoo - some had been there for 23 years http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/staff_distraught_after_all_the_penguins_die_at_exmoor_zoo_1_4712480
"26.09.2016 16:08:22" northdevongazette.co.uk Big names coming to Barnstaple next year Don't miss a series of great shows starting form January 2017 What big names are coming to the Queen's Theatre in Barnstaple next year?
"26.09.2016 14:45:02" northdevongazette.co.uk Hundreds take part in Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon 2016 More than 700 runners set off from Rock Park for the marathon and half-marathon on Sunday morning. Did you take part in the The Jewson Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday?
"26.09.2016 14:39:15" northdevongazette.co.uk Countdown to 'biggest ever' North Devon Foodfest Food lovers reminded to save the date for annual feast at Barnstaple pannier market Less than three weeks to go. Better start working out now...
Cue the music: "Food, glorious food......etc"
"26.09.2016 14:06:49" northdevongazette.co.uk White Stuff to move into former Blue Inc shop in Barnstaple National clothing retailer White Stuff is opening up a brand new shop in Barnstaple High Street. White Stuff is moving in to Barnstaple High Street! Who is excited to check out their clothing range when they open?
"26.09.2016 13:08:10" northdevongazette.co.uk Man, 86, reported missing from Combe Martin Police appeal for help to try and locate missing Michael Ralph Irwin, who is thought to be with his two dogs. Michael Irwin, 86, was reported missing from his home in Combe Martin this morning and police are concerned for his welfare.
If you think you've seen him, please dial 999 quoting the log number in the
"26.09.2016 11:51:22" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Colourful fun at South Molton carnival Carnival revellers beat the rain as a good night is enjoyed by all at South Molton Did you enjoy South Molton Carnival on Saturday? Can you spot yourself in our online picture gallery?
"26.09.2016 10:35:30" northdevongazette.co.uk Join the Vintage Autumn Tractor Run from Barnstaple South Molton Vintage Rally Club sets off from Pilton on Sunday (October 2) Keep your eyes open for tracts - many, many tractors - on the roads around Barnstaple this Sunday :)
"26.09.2016 10:28:56" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon MP pledges support to #BarnstapleBaby campaign Peter Heaton-Jones has pledged to support our #BarnstapleBaby campaign and says he is fighting for North Devon's services 'at the highest level'. North Devon's MP Peter Heaton-Jones has pledged his support to our #BarnstapleBaby campaign - along with hundreds of you!
Thank you to everyone who has shared their #BarnstapleBaby pics and please keep sharing and show your
"25.09.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New Lidl in Bideford will open in December The glass-fronted store in Clovelly Road will be open in time for Christmas and is set to be a 'Lidl of the future'. Bideford's new Lidl store on track to open early December:
"25.09.2016 09:35:52" Timeline Photos And they're off! Third Jewson Barnstaple Marathon is now under way. Cracking day for it - good luck to all the runners #barnstaple #barnstaplemarathon #north_devon #wearenorthdevon #picofapic
"24.09.2016 19:14:13" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Town suffer another home defeat in the Southern League Barum lost 2-0 to Bishops Cleeve in Division One South and West this afternoon (Saturday) Pictures and report from Barnstaple Town's match against Bishops Cleeve now online http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/sport/football/barnstaple_town_suffer_another_home_defeat_in_the_southern_league_1_4710281
"24.09.2016 08:26:10" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Gazette readers support #BarnstapleBaby campaign People around North Devon have come out in force to make their feelings known: we don't want to lose our maternity services in North Devon. Hundreds of you have been sharing and supporting our #BarnstapleBaby campaign - here's what some of you have had to say so far in support of North Devon's maternity
"24.09.2016 06:00:00" Photos from North Devon Gazette's post In case anyone is in any doubt about the threat to North Devon's maternity service, read page 40 of the draft Wider Devon Sustainability and Transformation (STP) plan (particularly the bit highlighted in blue).
Remember, the NHS didn't want you to see
"23.09.2016 18:15:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Join our #BarnstapleBaby campaign to save North Devon's maternity unit The Gazette has teamed up with hospital campaigners to stand up and fight for our maternity services in North Devon - will you join our #BarnstapleBaby campaign? We are completely overwhelmed at the support for our #BarnstapleBaby campaign - North Devon, you are doing your maternity services proud! THANK YOU!
Please keep sharing your #BarnstapleBaby photos and we'll make sure we share as many of them as possible
"23.09.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Join our #BarnstapleBaby campaign to save North Devon's maternity unit The Gazette has teamed up with hospital campaigners to stand up and fight for our maternity services in North Devon - will you join our #BarnstapleBaby campaign? CALLING ALL BARNSTAPLE BABIES!
We have four months to fight to save our maternity services! Are you a #BarnstapleBaby? Join our campaign!
Just take a photo of yourself or your child holding an 'I'm a #BarnstapleBaby' sign with your date of birth, and
"23.09.2016 10:13:04" northdevongazette.co.uk Two men cleared of murder and rape trial of Bideford schoolgirl Scarlett Keeling The mother of Bideford schoolgirl Scarlett Keeling said she will be seeking an appeal against the decision. BREAKING: Two men have been cleared by a judge of the rape and murder of Bideford's Scarlett Keeling in Goa in 2008:
"23.09.2016 09:01:04" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon hills no match for Velociraptor riders Around 150 cyclists raise £15,000 for North Devon Hospice Super effort by the Velociraptor riders who hit the hills and raised thousands for North Devon Hospice
"22.09.2016 16:13:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Route 39 Academy construction timetable announced Detailed plans for new school at Bucks Cross are revealed The timetable is revealed for building the new Route 39 Academy at Bucks Cross
"22.09.2016 15:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Fire-damaged hotel going under hammer as redevelopment site The former Southcliffe Hotel in Ilfracombe will be going up for auction next month with planning permission for conversion into 10 apartments. A hotel damaged by fire five years ago is going under the hammer next month with plans to develop the site:
"22.09.2016 13:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PHOTOS & VIDEO: The SS Freshspring arrives on the River Torridge The Gazette got on the water this morning (Thursday) to watch as the historic steamship entered the River Torridge ahead of its permanent mooring in Bideford. PICTURES: We joined the pilot boat to watch the SS Freshspring make her first journey up the River Torridge this morning:
"22.09.2016 12:47:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Special 90th birthday gift for Braunton man Amos The 90 year old has been presented with a special coin, to mark him sharing the same birthday as The Queen. A man from Braunton has been given a special gift in the year he celebrated his 90th birthday.
"22.09.2016 12:26:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Post Office moves to new high street home Boutport Street now closed following relocation to WHSmith If you need to post a parcel in Barnstaple, don't forget the post office has moved...
"22.09.2016 11:08:50" northdevongazette.co.uk PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Grenade found on Lynmouth beach Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion on Blacksands Beach after World War Two grenade was found. VIDEO: Watch as a World War Two grenade found on Lynmouth beach is blown up:
"22.09.2016 09:31:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Emergency services called to Braunton Road collision Police, Fire and Ambulance crews all attended the incident, which took place earlier this morning (Thursday) The incident happened shortly before 9am this morning.
"22.09.2016 08:44:29" Live from the pilot boat as SS Freshspring comes into North Devon!
"21.09.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Work starts on new Anchorwood Bank homes Groundworks for infrastructure are now underway with new homes to be built next year The work has started on infrastructure for new homes at Anchorwood Bank in Barnstaple
"21.09.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Police warn of shed burglaries at Bideford allotments Allotment users urged to remain vigilant as locks are cut on sheds and items stolen at Handy Cross Allotments. Police are warning allotment users in Bideford to remain vigilant:
"21.09.2016 17:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Win tickets: See Sonique at Barnstaple's new Kokomo club Singing star and DJ is coming to town on Friday, September 30 WIN! Who wants tickets to see Sonique at new Barnstaple club Kokomo? Enter our competition here:
"21.09.2016 16:40:54" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Leisure Centre pool closed again Temporary closure as split pipe causes problems North Devon Leisure Centre pool in Barnstaple was closed again today but may reopen tomorrow
"21.09.2016 15:55:01" North Devon Gazette
"21.09.2016 15:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe grandmother becomes American 'celebrity' after police phone call mix-up 'I didn't know anything about it until I went for coffee with my daughter on Monday morning. She said 'mum, you're famous!' 'I didn't know anything about it until I went for coffee with my daughter on Monday morning. She said 'mum, you're famous!'
We speak to the Ilfracombe grandmother who has become an overnight internet sensation after mistakenly calling police in
"21.09.2016 14:18:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Man killed in Butchers Row collision is named Police have named Christopher Kilby as the man who died in last week's crash Police name man killed at Butchers Row last week
"21.09.2016 13:24:37" northdevongazette.co.uk Former soldier came back from the brink in Barnstaple This week our Let's Talk About It campaign reveals the story of a former soldier who turned his life around thanks to some great support Great story about how a former soldier living in Barnstaple has turned his life around thanks to RISE Recovery
"21.09.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon runners prepare to tackle six-day run across the Sahara The two runners from Braunton and West Down will be taking on the Marathon Des Sables next year. Two North Devon runners are preparing for a grueling six-day run across the Sahara for North Devon Hospice and Children's Hospice South
"21.09.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Appledore Book Festival kicks off on Friday It's the 10th anniversary of Appledore Book Festival this year, and organisers are celebrating with a whole host of celebrity names. Appledore Book Festival kicks off on Friday! Who are you looking forward to seeing there?
"21.09.2016 07:56:52" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Who's taking part in The Jewson Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon this weekend? Make sure you give us a wave!
"20.09.2016 14:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Detailed plans drawn up for new Barnstaple 'urban extension' Proposals submitted for 'phase one' of a 820-home development at Larkbear Detailed plans for the first phase of a huge housing development at Larkbear, on the outskirts of Barnstaple, have been submitted to the council
"20.09.2016 13:11:09" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's newest night spot opens with Sonique on the decks Are you going along to the grand launch of Kokomo on Friday, September 30 A Barnstaple night reopens next week with a very special guest - and Gazette readers can win tickets to see her...
"20.09.2016 08:48:58" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon health consultation dates finally revealed Meeting reveals consultation on community services in October with one for acute services in spring next year Finally - dates for North Devon's health consultation on community beds have been revealed at a county council meeting:
"19.09.2016 21:17:29" northdevongazette.co.uk MP warned 'babies could be born on the link road' North Devon told it has four months to fight for its maternity unit and other acute services North Devon MP warned 'babies could be born on the link road' if hospital cuts get go ahead
"19.09.2016 19:00:01" Photos from North Devon Gazette's post Were you a pupil at Barnstaple Grammar School from 1969 to 1974? Check out these blasts from the past...
Did you know there's a reunion taking place on Saturday?
"19.09.2016 18:30:44" northdevongazette.co.uk Closure of Bideford stroke ward 'under discussion' Moving the unit to Barnstaple is 'one of the options' being looked at, says health trust boss Proposals to close Bideford Hospital's stroke ward are being considered, say health bosses
"19.09.2016 18:30:01" Timeline Photos Have you been affected by a mobile phone driver?
We'd like to hear from you if you've been affected by someone driving while using their mobile phone.
The Government is set to double the punishment for illegal mobile phone use. It means motorists caught
"19.09.2016 17:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Funding success for North Devon arts company New drama and dance workshops are now on offer for people with learning disabilities Great news for Many Directions, which has been able to set up new drama and dance workshops for people with learning disabilities thanks to People's Health Lottery and Sport England funding.
"19.09.2016 13:43:29" northdevongazette.co.uk South Molton Carnival will pay homage to musicals of stage and screen Town encouraged to make a real song and dance about this year's parade Sounds like South Molton is planning a carnival party to make a BIG song and dance about this Saturday...
"19.09.2016 09:40:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford Devon Doctors centre to close Changes across the board to North Devon's out-of-hours telephone and GP service will be better for patients it is claimed Changes to out-of-hours GP service as Bideford treatment centre is to close
"19.09.2016 08:58:39" northdevongazette.co.uk Government approves plans for new free school in Barnstaple New 420-place free school planned for Larkbear or Tews Lane could open in 2018 THIS JUST IN...
The Government has approved plans for a new free school in Barnstaple
"18.09.2016 19:58:43" northdevongazette.co.uk LISTEN: Woman calls police in Barnstable USA to report an incident in Barnstaple UK Massachusetts police officer left baffled during bizarre call across the pond – Excuse me ma'am, did you say 'Muddiford'? Listen to this! Brilliant!
What happens when you call police in Barnstable USA to report an incident in Barnstaple UK. Excuse me ma'am, did you say 'Muddiford'? Ah, bless!
"18.09.2016 18:04:57" www.northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Sinfonia champions of TV orchestra battle Local musicians named the best of five orchestras in All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge Great news for North Devon Sinfonia as they're crowned the BBC's orchestra champions
"18.09.2016 08:14:44" www.northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Barnstaple buzzes as carnival comes to town Town packed for pulsating party parade and spectacular fireworks show CARNIVAL PICTURES
Well that was fun! Great to see the town looking so busy yesterday. Barnstaple at its brilliant best.
Hope you enjoy our pictures... http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/home/pictures_barnstaple_buzzes_as_carnival_comes_to_town_1_4701297
"17.09.2016 17:47:11" Live at Barnstaple Carnival
"17.09.2016 17:40:08" Live at Barnstaple Carnival
"17.09.2016 08:36:26" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Future of Barnstaple heritage centre still undecided Council says 'options' are still being looked at but ideas are being kept under wraps “We've still got decisions to make; we've got ideas but I'm not prepared to say at this stage."
What do you think the council should do with Barnstaple heritage
"16.09.2016 17:18:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Butchers Row pedestrian dies following van collision Butchers Row pedestrian dies following van collision 18:10 16 September 2016 Tony Gussin The scene of the collision in Barnstaple yesterday. Picture Andy Casey Police reissue appeal for witnesses after 80-year-old Barnstaple loses his life Share Comment Sad news as the man involved in the Butchers Row collision yesterday passes away. Our thoughts are with his family at this time
"16.09.2016 16:17:02" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple carnival: Find out what's happening when with our BIG guide to the BIG day Barnstaple carnival: Find out what's happening when with our BIG guide to the BIG day 17:07 16 September 2016 Andy Keeble ndg barnstaple carnival (55) Get your glad rags on and join the party in Barnstaple tomorrow! Share Comment Email this article to a Barnstaple carnival: Find out what's happening when with our BIG guide to the BIG day http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/home/barnstaple_carnival_find_out_what_s_happening_when_with_our_big_guide_to_the_big_day_1_4700406
"16.09.2016 15:36:16" northdevongazette.co.uk £6,000 taken in Barnstaple burglary £6,000 taken in Barnstaple burglary 16:06 16 September 2016 Archant Witnesses and brown satchel sought after Ashleigh Road theft Thieves have taken £6,000 in cash following a burglary at Ashleigh Road in Barnstaple.It happened between 5am and 11am on Witness appeal after burglars steal £6,000 in Barnstaple
"16.09.2016 14:48:53" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford's Burton Art Gallery celebrates its 65th birthday Bideford's Burton Art Gallery celebrates its 65th birthday 14:22 16 September 2016 Burton Art Gallery Special anniversary exhibition goes on display this week Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Bideford's Burton Art Gallery celebrates its 65th birthday tomorrow
"16.09.2016 11:23:54" northdevongazette.co.uk Police praise after Taw Bridge drama Police praise after Taw Bridge drama 11:53 16 September 2016 ndg bple taw bridge (1) Thanks for patience after police incident brought Barnstaple to a standstill yesterday (Thursday). Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link to this Police thanks for public patience after last night's Taw Bridge incident
"16.09.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Bikers urged to 'bring Barnstaple to a standstill' in memory of Dennis New Bikers urged to 'bring Barnstaple to a standstill' in memory of Dennis 10:11 16 September 2016 Sarah Howells Dennis Pilon passed away on Wednesday, aged 66. The daughters of a popular Barnstaple bike enthusiast who died this week are asking bikers to CALLING ALL BIKERS! Can you join funeral convoy and help bring Barnstaple to a standstill in memory of Dennis? Spread the word:
"16.09.2016 09:10:54" northdevongazette.co.uk Council considers options for new Barnstaple footbridge and cycleway Poll Council considers options for new Barnstaple footbridge and cycleway 09:24 16 September 2016 Andy Keeble nga barnstaple september 2016 (8) Public will also be consulted on options for new River Taw crossing Plans for a new pedestrian and cycle way Plans for a new pedestrian and cycle way over the River Taw in Barnstaple seem to be a step closer to fruition.
We'd love to hear your thoughts - take part in our poll
"15.09.2016 16:29:48" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Taw Bridge closed as police negotiate with man behind railings Breaking News Barnstaple's Taw Bridge closed as police negotiate with man behind railings 17:13 15 September 2016 Tony Gussin The Taw Bridge Rush hour chaos reported during ongoing police incident Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a Barnstaple's Taw Bridge closed due to police incident
"15.09.2016 15:01:17" Timeline Photos Are you hosting a Macmillan Cancer Support Big Coffee Morning? We'll be dishing out cakes in return for a donation on WEDNESDAY, SEP 28, make sure you come by and test our baking skills! If you're hosting an event, send us an email to
"15.09.2016 14:56:45" northdevongazette.co.uk Updated: Pedestrian 'critically injured' after accident in Butchers Row Updated: Pedestrian 'critically injured' after accident in Butchers Row 13:48 15 September 2016 Matt Smart The scene of the collision in Barnstaple. Picture Andy Casey Cross Street and Butchers Row remain closed as a result of the incident, which occurred Police are appealing for witnesses and information following this afternoon's collision in Barnstaple.
"15.09.2016 13:01:35" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Serious' accident involving pedestrian in Butchers Row New 'Serious' accident involving pedestrian in Butchers Row 13:48 15 September 2016 Matt Smart Archant Traffic is backed up through the town after serious incident between a van and a pedestrian in Barnstaple. Share Comment Email this article to a friend A man has been left with life-threatening injuries after reportedly being hit by a van in Barnstaple town centre.
"15.09.2016 11:00:04" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Sees Red Day against health service cuts North Devon Sees Red Day against health service cuts 11:26 15 September 2016 Tony Gussin nga hospital red line demo 11 People and businesses urged to join a mass demonstration in Barnstaple on October 22 A mass demonstration against cuts to the local Will you be joining the big NHS cuts demonstration on North Devon Sees Red Day next month?
"15.09.2016 10:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Men impersonating police officers in Torrington Men impersonating police officers in Torrington 10:26 15 September 2016 Matt Smart Archant Police warning after two men reportedly pretended to be police officers in Torrington on Monday night. Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link Anyone who may have experienced something similar is advised to call 101.
"15.09.2016 10:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk MP disappointed in 'flawed' plans for 'Devonwall' constituency MP disappointed in 'flawed' plans for 'Devonwall' constituency 09:23 15 September 2016 Sarah Howells ndg election 2015 geoffrey cox 7 Torridge and West Devon MP Geoffrey Cox said there are 'more important things' to focus on than new election boundaries. MP disappointed in 'flawed' plans for 'Devonwall' constituency:
"15.09.2016 08:39:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple woman beat anxiety to step on stage in bikini New Barnstaple woman beat anxiety to step on stage in bikini 09:24 15 September 2016 Sarah Howells Rachel Barsch is supporting the Gazette's Let's Talk About It campaign. As part of our Let's Talk About It campaign, Rachel Barsch, from Barnstaple, opens LET'S TALK ABOUT IT: Barnstaple woman talks about how she beat anxiety to step on stage in her first bikini competition:
"14.09.2016 20:26:37" northdevongazette.co.uk WATCH: Gazette reporter buckles up for brand new ride at Barnstaple Fair Video WATCH: Gazette reporter buckles up for brand new ride at Barnstaple Fair 21:11 14 September 2016 Andy Keeble nga barnstaple fair 2016 (2) Our man holds on tight, feels the Gs and even manages not to swear! Share Comment Email this article to a Have you been to Barnstaple Fair tonight? Did you try out the newest ride? WE DID! Check out the video here... http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/watch_gazette_reporter_buckles_up_for_brand_new_ride_at_barnstaple_fair_1_4696957
"14.09.2016 15:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Assault outside Barnstaple takeaway Assault outside Barnstaple takeaway 12:53 14 September 2016 Tony Gussin ndg police 2013 (7) Witness appeal after alleged unprovoked attack in Queen Street Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Police appeal after assault outside Barnstaple takeaway
"14.09.2016 14:10:34" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans move forward for North Devon District Hospital junction work Plans move forward for North Devon District Hospital junction work 14:41 14 September 2016 Matthew Smart The junction serving North Devon District Hospital Work on a roundabout at the top of North Road is expected to start in the new year. Share Comment Work on a new roundabout serving North Devon District Hospital is due to start sooner than you may think...
"14.09.2016 13:46:24" North Devon Gazette
"14.09.2016 13:03:07" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES AND VIDEO: Barnstaple fair gets official opening Video PICTURES AND VIDEO: Barnstaple fair gets official opening 13:45 14 September 2016 Matt Smart nga Barnstaple Fair Opening (47) The fair was opened this morning (Wednesday) with its traditional ceremony, including a procession through town. Share Barnstaple's fair has been officially opened!
"14.09.2016 12:54:45" northdevongazette.co.uk MPs hold crisis talks with Health Minister over North Devon District Hospital cuts Devon MPs will be meeting with Philip Dunne today (Wednesday) amid fears North Devon hospital services will be cut. MPs hold crisis talks today with Health Minister over North Devon District Hospital cuts:
"14.09.2016 10:09:47" Timeline Photos The proclamation of Barnstaple Fair is underway!
"14.09.2016 09:46:20" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon heritage railway could inspire Japan recovery North Devon heritage railway could inspire Japan recovery 10:23 14 September 2016 Tony Gussin ndg lyn railway japanese visit Japanese visitors seeking to restore their country after the 2011 tsunami call in at the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Share Lynton and Barnstaple Railway could help inspire recovery in post-tsunami Japan
"14.09.2016 07:02:28" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Oliver Buildings on top 10 'endangered' buildings list New Barnstaple's Oliver Buildings on top 10 'endangered' buildings list 07:00 14 September 2016 Andy Keeble nga oliver buildings barnstaple Victorian Society urges local people to 'seize the opportunity' and campaign to save them Share Comment Email this Barnstaple's Oliver Buildings have been included on a list of the top 10 endangered buildings in England and Wales.
"13.09.2016 21:09:21" www.northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Sinfonia through to grand final of TV music battle Breaking News North Devon Sinfonia through to grand final of TV music battle 22:01 13 September 2016 ndg North Devon Sinfonia_1 Delight as local group makes Saturday's final of the BBC's All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge Share Comment Email Great news for North Devon Sinfonia as they make it through to the final of BBC TV's battle of the orchestras at the Royal Albert Hall
"13.09.2016 16:07:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's outstanding coast is in the spotlight this week North Devon's outstanding coast is in the spotlight this week 09:44 13 September 2016 ndg croyde credit stephen ring (6) Join the big Croyde BioBlitz plus beach cleans and other events from Friday through to Wednesday Share Comment Email this article to a Celebrate North Devon's coast this week with activities including the big Croyde BioBlitz on Saturday
"13.09.2016 13:43:59" northdevongazette.co.uk Asda confirms new features for Barnstaple store Asda confirms new features for Barnstaple store 14:15 13 September 2016 Matt Smart Asda Barnstaple The supermarket, which is currently being built at Anchorwood Bank, will open in November. Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link to Fresh details for Barnstaple's new Asda store have been revealed. What do you think?
"13.09.2016 13:16:49" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Vintage vehicle rally opens fair week in Barnstaple New PICTURES: Vintage vehicle rally opens fair week in Barnstaple 13:39 13 September 2016 Sarah Howells nga barnstaple vintage rally for barnstaple fair (4) Road run sees vintage vehicles form procession through the town as part of Barnstaple Fair PICTURES: Did you watch the vintage vehicle rally through Barnstaple today? Check out our photos here:
"13.09.2016 11:44:00" Vintage steam rally runs through Barnstaple Steam rally through Barnstaple
"13.09.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple pub's cocktail creations for Roald Dahl's 100th birthday Barnstaple pub's cocktail creations for Roald Dahl's 100th birthday 08:30 06 September 2016 Sarah Howells Bull and Bear owner Matt Spencer with his Roald Dahl-inspired cocktails. Picture: Sarah Howells Archant The Bull and Bear is celebrating the author's Happy Roald Dahl Day! The author would have been 100 today - who is celebrating with a special cocktail at Bull & Bear?
"13.09.2016 09:40:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Proposals published for new 'Devonwall' parliamentary constituency Poll Proposals published for new 'Devonwall' parliamentary constituency 10:22 13 September 2016 Sarah Howells nga bideford constituency map Proposals published today (Tuesday) reveal plans for a new Bideford, Bude and Launceston parliamentary POLL: Do you want to see a new 'Devonwall' constituency? Vote in our poll here:
"13.09.2016 07:54:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Firework finale confirmed for Barnstaple carnival this weekend New Firework finale confirmed for Barnstaple carnival this weekend 07:00 13 September 2016 Andy Keeble ndg barnstaple nye 2016 17 TK Maxx sponsorship secures spectacular showdown for town's premier charity parade Share Comment Email this article to a Get ready for a fantastic fireworks finale to Barnstaple Carnival on Saturday night http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/firework_finale_confirmed_for_barnstaple_carnival_this_weekend_1_4693788