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"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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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"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...
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"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
"12.09.2016 18:27:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Special Oldenburg crossing for Lundy church appeal Special Oldenburg crossing for Lundy church appeal 14:00 12 September 2016 nga st helens church lundy (1) Join conservations on island and help support £400,000 fundraising campaign to save St Helen's Church Share Comment Email this article to a friend To A special Oldenburg sailing to Lundy is being organised as part of a major fundraising appeal to save the island's crumbling St Helen's Church. http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/special_oldenburg_crossing_for_lundy_church_appeal_1_4693009
"12.09.2016 15:08:13" northdevongazette.co.uk Cash, camera and tobacco taken in Barnstaple burglary New Cash, camera and tobacco taken in Barnstaple burglary 15:48 12 September 2016 Sarah Howells Archant Offenders broke into the property in Silverwood Heights through an unlocked front door and stole the items while owners slept. Share Comment Email this Cash, camera and tobacco taken in Barnstaple burglary:
"12.09.2016 13:41:23" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures from the Ilfracombe Bike Show on Saturday, taken by Dave Baxter of Wytchwynd Photography :)
"12.09.2016 11:10:40" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Cyclist seriously injured in Torrington collision:
"12.09.2016 08:50:54" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Fantasy and fairytales at Bideford Carnival this weekend - were you there? Check out our gallery here:
"10.09.2016 10:18:26" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk In case you're planning a late night trip on the Link Road in the next week or so...http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/motorists_warned_about_north_devon_link_road_closures_this_week_1_4691869
"09.09.2016 17:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk SS Freshspring will arrive in Bideford this month All are welcome at public meeting in Bideford on Tuesday to find out more about how the SS Freshspring project is progressing. The SS Freshspring is due to arrive in Bideford this month - and you can hear all about it at an open meeting on Tuesday:
"09.09.2016 16:14:42" northdevongazette.co.uk Council to discuss graveside tributes petition as part of review The petition, which was launched after families were asked to remove flowers and tributes from gravesides, will be discussed by North Devon Council's overview and scrutiny committee next week. Councillors will be discussing a petition over graveside tributes in cemeteries next week.
"09.09.2016 14:49:45" northdevongazette.co.uk Police appeal after assault in Ilfracombe leaves man with head injuries The 26-year-old had been visiting the area on a stag party. The victim hit his head on the curb after being punched outside a pub in Ilfracombe.
"09.09.2016 14:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford gears up for carnival and massed pipes and drums Get ready for a colourful celebration of fantasy and fairytales for Bideford Carnival on Saturday. Who is going to Bideford Carnival and Bideford Massed Pipes & Drums tomorrow? It looks set to be a bumper event!
"09.09.2016 12:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Defibrillator stolen in Berrynarbor burglary Police are appealing after offender stolen 'lifesaving' equipment from recreation grounds. Ilfracombe Police are appealing after a defibrillator was tampered with:
"09.09.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Could you be eligible for £500 broadband voucher? Areas of Torridge with particularly slow internet can apply for voucher to install faster speeds. Could you be eligible for a £500 broadband voucher? Because some households in rural areas are:
"09.09.2016 08:37:24" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Good news coffee lovers - Bideford's brand new Starbucks will be opening this winter, as work begins on the site:
"08.09.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon MP says we must fight for maternity unit Peter Heaton-Jones said North Devon has 'a fight on its hands' to retain the maternity North Devon MP says we must fight for maternity unit:
"08.09.2016 14:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Mud could have caused fatal collision involving three-wheeled kit car An inquest today (Thursday) heard it is likely mud on the road contributed to collision which killed John Spurling, 58, on a single-track road near Newton Tracey. A collision which saw an three-wheeled kit car overturn, killing its driver, could have been caused by mud on the road:
"08.09.2016 13:18:26" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon teenager wins 'animal hero' award for work with Dogs Helping Kids charity Liam picks up Young Animal Enthusiast of the Year award at London ceremony Congratulations to North Devon teenager Liam Landymore, who was named Young Animal Enthusiast of the Year at the Daily Mirror's Animal Hero awards last night.
"08.09.2016 12:43:26" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford firm nets multi-million contract for Hinkley C power station TCi (GB) ltd has secured a contract worth nearly £10million for the nuclear power station in Somerset. Bideford company TCi GB Ltd has secured a deal worth nearly £10million for work at Hinkley Point C.
"08.09.2016 10:52:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Colourful fun run paints rainbow at Rock Park Barnstaple hosts second Colour Me Happy run in aid of North Devon Hospice Did you take part in the brilliant 'Colour Me Happy' run in Barnstaple on Sunday? See if you can spot yourself and your friends in this awesome video shot by Andy Casey
"08.09.2016 10:14:04" northdevongazette.co.uk Reaction: Hospital campaigners say 'lives will be lost' if hospital cuts are made Leaked blueprint on future of hospital services is labelled 'reckless' by campaigners REACTION: 'Lives will be lost' if hospital cuts are made, say hospital campaigners.
Leaked report outlines plans to cut hundreds of beds and move key services to Plymouth and Exeter.
"08.09.2016 08:46:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Leaked report outlines plans to cut hospital beds and review acute services in North Devon Draft STP plan reveals health commissioners' vision for the future A leaked report has outlined plans to cut hospital beds and review acute services - including maternity, paediatrics and stroke services - in North Devon.
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"08.09.2016 08:22:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Dementia could be under-diagnosed in North Devon Latest figures show half of people living with dementia in North Devon and Torridge could be undiagnosed. Figures show dementia could be under-diagnosed in North Devon:
"07.09.2016 19:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Council rejects plans for more Bickington homes Plans for 61 new homes were discussed by councillors today (Wednesday) in a planning committee meeting at Barnstaple Rugby Club. Councillors have refused an application for a further 61 homes in Bickington.
"07.09.2016 18:13:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Holiday park mascots to lead Barnstaple kids' carnival Youngsters invited to join Freddy and Trixie in special parade before the main event “Come along and show off your favourite fancy dress costumes and meet Freddy and Trixie.”
Little 'uns are being invited to enjoy the carnival fun in Barnstaple next week....
"07.09.2016 17:10:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple plans 'bigger and better' milestone carnival Chairman says town's 70th consecutive carnival will be a day to remember Organisers of Barnstaple carnival say they've got big plans for this year's event - get ready to shake your stuff Barnstaple! :)
"07.09.2016 15:49:42" northdevongazette.co.uk Touching the Void mountaineer to recount epic tale of survival in Barnstaple Simon Yates will be sharing the remarkable story at the Queen's Theatre later this month Touching the Void mountaineer Simon Yates will be recounting his epic tale of survival at the Queen's Theatre this month.
"07.09.2016 14:00:02" northdevongazette.co.uk WIN tickets to see Janet Ellis in conversation at Appledore Book Festival Fancy winning two free tickets to see the ex-Blue Peter presenter at Appledore Book Festival? Then read on... COMPETITION: Fancy winning two free tickets to see Janet Ellis at Appledore Book Festival? Enter our FREE competition here:
"07.09.2016 13:03:07" northdevongazette.co.uk WIN: Martin's book captures memories of Barnstaple Fair Hundreds of photographs and stories compiled into new book celebrating town's romance with the fair WIN A BOOK ABOUT BARNSTAPLE FAIR
Martin Burridge has compiled a lifetime of stories, memories and hundreds of photographs of Barnstaple Fair.
"07.09.2016 12:24:15" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon suppliers get ready for Bride: The Wedding Show Inspiration for brides and grooms-to-be at the biggest wedding show in Devon. If you're looking to get married, then you might want to visit this mega wedding show in Exeter - there will be lots of North Devon suppliers there for you to meet
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"07.09.2016 09:01:26" northdevongazette.co.uk Local author takes a wry look at Woolacombe A former estate agent has penned two books taking a light-hearted look at Woolacombe. Local author takes a wry look at Woolacombe in new books:
"07.09.2016 07:42:03" northdevongazette.co.uk New uniforms and house system for Bideford College Bideford College's leadership team says the future looks bright for the school as they implement major changes this term. New house systems and uniforms for Bideford College and leadership team says school has bright future ahead:
"06.09.2016 13:40:12" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk POLL: Gazette readers have been reacting angrily to changes to waste and recycling in North Devon - and we want to know what you think. Take our poll and read some of the reaction
"06.09.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Costa Coffee is coming to Ilfracombe Town to get its first Costa Coffee shop as planning application goes in for another North Devon outlet. It looks like Ilfracombe is getting its first Costa Coffee:
"06.09.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple pub's cocktail creations for Roald Dahl's 100th birthday The Bull and Bear is celebrating the author's centenary with a selection of limited-edition cocktails inspired by his tales. Raise a glass to Roald Dahl with these curious cocktail creations at Bull & Bear - will you try the Frobscottle first, or maybe the Wonka's choco'mallo martini? Let us know which one is your
"06.09.2016 09:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon's tourism industry reports positive season despite 'patchy' weather Holiday parks and family attractions have reported a good summer season, with more people opting for a 'staycation' this year. The kids are back at school this week and according to North Devon's tourism parks and attractions, it's been a pretty good summer
"06.09.2016 08:02:49" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans to re-route Barnstaple's River Yeo one step closer Councillors agree 'master-planning' exercise for major flood prevention scheme in Barnstaple. Plans to re-route the River Yeo through Pilton Park by 2050 are one step closer - do you agree with flood prevention scheme?
"05.09.2016 14:42:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon calendar girls lather up at charity car wash Soap suds and sponges at the ready at Bishops Tawton truck and tractor wash Calendar girls were busy washing cars, trucks - and even a tractor - at a charity car wash in Bishops Tawton yesterday
"05.09.2016 13:00:19" northdevongazette.co.uk Man, 64, struck over head in robbery at Seven Brethren Police are appealing for witnesses after man was struck over the head and his wallet and cash stolen. A 64-year-old man was struck on the head and had his wallet stolen - can you help police find the person responsible?
"05.09.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Gazette Plenty of events – big and very, very, very small – to celebrate the return of Barnstaple Fair next week.
Find out what's happening here... http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/plenty_planned_to_celebrate_milestone_barnstaple_fair_week_1_4683975
"05.09.2016 11:12:09" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Councillors have approved a series of changes to North Devon's waste and recycling collections this morning.
Find out how it will affect you here...
"05.09.2016 11:00:13" northdevongazette.co.uk New white knuckle ride lined up for Barnstaple Fair Thrill-seekers invited to buckle up on new ride next week Buckle up on a brand new white knuckle ride making its Barnstaple Fair debut next week.
"05.09.2016 07:47:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Council to debate major changes to waste and recycle service Could pilot scheme be introduced in North Devon for three-weekly black bin collection? Councillors will today be deciding whether to pilot a three-weekly black bin collection and charge for green waste collection in North Devon. Do you think they
"04.09.2016 21:18:43" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Colourful fun run paints rainbow at Rock Park Barnstaple hosts second Colour Me Happy run in aid of North Devon Hospice Painting Rock Park red, and blue, and green, and yellow…
Check out our VERY colourful Colour Me Happy picture gallery here.. . http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/pictures_colourful_fun_run_paints_rainbow_at_rock_park_1_4683474
"04.09.2016 08:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Flash flooding hits Braunton businesses Businesses in Caen Street were hit by flash flooding after heavy rainfall across North Devon this afternoon. Flash flooding closed the main road in Braunton yesterday:
"03.09.2016 22:19:37" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Flash flooding hits Braunton businesses Businesses in Caen Street were hit by flash flooding after heavy rainfall across North Devon this afternoon. Businesses in Braunton have been hit by flash flooding this evening which saw the main road closed for several hours.
If you've been affected by the flooding, contact the newsdesk on
"03.09.2016 13:07:15" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk What opportunities do you think should be harnessed in Ilfracombe to help regenerate the town?
"03.09.2016 07:23:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Studio 20 in Ilfracombe is in new hands Grand reopening on Monday after refurbishment - and with plenty of familiar faces A familiar face has taken the helm at Ilfracombe's Studio 20 gym
"02.09.2016 18:54:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Dog of the week: Meet Guy the beagle cross With Dogs Trust Ilfracombe Guy the beagle cross would love to be your new forever friend... :)
"02.09.2016 17:57:00" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk What's on in North Devon this weekend?
"02.09.2016 16:01:58" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk A charity tin for Over and Above Hospital Charity has been stolen from a couple's windowsill in Barnstaple - can you help?
"02.09.2016 14:34:19" northdevongazette.co.uk Will meeting reveal North Devon health cuts? Renewed calls for services to be preserved as council prepares to hear latest report from the Success Regime review The 'next step' in a review of the future of North Devon's health services will go before councillors in a couple of weeks
"02.09.2016 09:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Team will tackle water quality in Taw and Torridge Estuary A new task team will address issues such as farm run-off and sewerage in the Taw and Torridge Estuary. A new team has been set up to tackle water quality problems in the Taw and Torridge Estuary - what issues do you think they need to look at first?
"02.09.2016 08:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford boy, 10, cuts off hair for Little Princess Trust Charlie Taylor decided to grow his hair to make a wig for sick young children after falling ill and realised he was 'a lucky one'. A young Bideford boy has grown his hair - and then cut it all off - for the Little Princess Trust after battling illness of his own:
"01.09.2016 15:18:49" northdevongazette.co.uk How Slimming World helped one North Devon woman's battle with depression The woman from Swimbridge is now starting up her own class after losing two and a half stone and regaining confidence. “Depression is like a secret. The more you keep it the secret, the more it takes hold of you and the more it takes over your life. The best way to destroy that is to talk about
"01.09.2016 13:51:49" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Bed surfing' North Devon cat is back home after 14 months Freddie reunited with his owner after more than a year of straying around Yelland A wandering moggy has been found after 'bed surfing' for the past 14 months...
"01.09.2016 11:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Plans revealed for Barnstaple to Braunton Tarka rail link Rail enthusiasts unveil their vision for a light railway link following the Tarka Trail Could a new rail link be created between Barnstaple and Braunton in the years ahead?
"01.09.2016 10:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Sharp rise in indecent images offences in Devon and Cornwall Figures obtained from Devon and Cornwall Police show offences have almost doubled from 2013-2015. The NSPCC has warned of a sharp rise in indecent images offences in Devon and Cornwall since 2013:
"01.09.2016 09:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New crossing for Clovelly Road in Bideford The new toucan crossing will be built near the Lidl store which is set to open in December. A new crossing is set to be installed in Clovelly Road in Bideford, opposite the new Lidl store:
"01.09.2016 08:07:40" northdevongazette.co.uk MP supports badger cull in North Devon North Devon has been announced as one of seven new areas in the South West to introduce badger control measures. MP Peter Heaton-Jones has backed the government's badger cull in North Devon - do you support it? Take our poll here:
"31.08.2016 15:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple flood defences could see River Yeo redirected through Pilton Park North Devon Council's executive committee will discuss the flood defence plan on Monday. Improvements to Barnstaple's flood defences could see the River Yeo redirected through Pilton Park. What do you think?
"31.08.2016 14:16:59" northdevongazette.co.uk VIDEO: Barnstaple man proposes with celebrity video Actor from Barnstaple spent seven months enlisting the help of various celebrities to help with proposal. VIDEO: This Barnstaple man proposed to his girlfriend with the help of some celebrities! How many do you recognise? Watch the full video on our website
"31.08.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk 'More needs to be done than handing out pills' says Bideford mental health organisation As part of our Let's Talk About It campaign, Bideford's Intagr8 says more should be done within communities to tackle mental health. As part of our Let's Talk About It campaign, the woman behind Bideford organisation Intagr8 CIC says more needs to be done about mental health than 'just handing out pills' - do you
"31.08.2016 10:52:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Brunswick Wharf site in Bideford due to go back on the market The prime waterside development site in Bideford is set to go back up for tender as council confirms it has terminated contract with developer. Looks like it's round two for Brunswick Wharf in Bideford - with the council putting it back on the market, what do you want to see?
"31.08.2016 09:48:23" North Devon Gazette
"31.08.2016 08:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Multi-screen cinema idea is part of Seven Brethren masterplan Draft report suggests new cinema could form part of leisure-led Barnstaple riverside development Could Barnstaple be getting a new multi-screen cinema? What do you want to see on Seven Brethren site?
"31.08.2016 07:24:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Future of Bideford building to be decided by council District council agrees it with dispose of the Bridge Buildings site after all its staff has vacated next year. The future of this prominent Bideford building will be decided by the district council as staff start to move out:
"30.08.2016 18:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss: North Devon Sinfonia on BBC show All Together Now: the Great Orchestra Challenge – Tuesday, August 30, BBC Four Don't forget to catch the North Devon Sinfonia on BBC4 tonight on at 9pm!
"30.08.2016 17:02:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Taz does Bideford festival double North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin There was a repeat of last year for Taz Wotton at the weekend's Bideford Angling Festival
"30.08.2016 16:11:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Oliver Buildings: 'We're closer to a solution' More details emerge about ideas for Oliver Buildings as Historic England amends listing and developers reject 100k bid to buy historic Barnstaple buildings Breaking news: Oliver Buildings buyout bid rejected but developers say a solution is in sight - read on for details of plans for the historic Barnstaple site... http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/oliver_buildings_we_re_closer_to_a_solution_1_4677362
"30.08.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Local choirs join Tenors Unlimited in Barnstaple Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple, Friday, September 9 Join the Tenors Unlimited trio in Barnstaple this September...
"30.08.2016 15:33:58" Legendary Grand Tour Combe Martin 2016 Watch: The Minis make their way through Combe Martin
"30.08.2016 14:21:24" northdevongazette.co.uk The Small School in Hartland announces closure The independent secondary school has announced it will close next year due to mounting costs. The Small School in Hartland has announced it will be closing next year due to mounting costs:
"30.08.2016 12:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Appeal after 'head on' collision on A361 Link Road Police appeal for witnesses after collision on Friday at the A361 Bolham roundabout near Tiverton. Did you witness head on collision on the North Devon Link Road on Friday? Police are appealing for witnesses:
"30.08.2016 10:47:31" northdevongazette.co.uk VIDEO: Bideford man takes press up challenge to new heights Ex-forces personal trainer Jack Johns, 47, is scaling buildings, lampposts and even diggers to carry out press up challenge. VIDEO: This Bideford personal trainer has taken the 22 press up challenge to new heights! Recognise any of these daring spots?
"30.08.2016 08:19:06" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Legendary Grand Tour passes through Bideford Bideford was a sight to behold yesterday (Monday) as hundreds of minis took part in the annual Legendary Grand Tour. PICTURES: Did you see the Small Cars Big Hearts The LGT this weekend? See some of the amazing minis - and costumed characters - in our photo gallery
"29.08.2016 10:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Appledore hosts Last Night at the Proms Hundreds of people packed onto Appledore Quay yesterday (Sunday) for an evening of musical entertainment. PICTURES: Appledore hosts Last Night at the Proms - see the photos here:
"29.08.2016 09:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Fire fighters try to save car from blaze near North Molton:
"29.08.2016 07:52:32" northdevongazette.co.uk FULL ITINERARY: Legendary Grand Tour is back in North Devon this bank holiday weekend Find out where you can see the minis in North Devon this weekend for the 21st Legendary Grand Tour for Children's Hospice South West. It's the last day of the Grand Legendary Tour today! Make sure you don't miss the minis when they set off from Bideford this morning with the full itinerary
"29.08.2016 06:13:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Dog of the week: Houdini Harley loves to play With Dogs Trust Ilfracombe Could you give Harley a home?
"28.08.2016 19:05:34" northdevongazette.co.uk Picture special: Carnival time for Ilfracombe Costumed mayhem as Ilfracombe celebrates carnival night Pictures galore from tonight's Ilfracombe Carnival :)
"28.08.2016 07:25:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Top jazz trio comes to Appledore Join Alex Hutton and friends at North Devon Jazz Club on Monday, September 5 Join jazz pianist Alex Hutton in Appledore
"27.08.2016 13:45:13" www.northdevongazette.co.uk Dolphins galore with Ilfracombe Sea Safari Wildlife spotters have been enjoying the sight of plenty of dolphins with Ilfracombe boat operator – the Gazette went along to find out more... If you want to see dolphins, now is a very good time to take a trip!
We joined Ilfracombe Sea Safari to see what we could see...
"26.08.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk FULL ITINERARY: Legendary Grand Tour is back in North Devon this bank holiday weekend Find out where you can see the minis in North Devon this weekend for the 21st Legendary Grand Tour for Children's Hospice South West. Hoping to catch the minis as they pass through North Devon this weekend? Find out where to see them here:
"26.08.2016 17:13:36" northdevongazette.co.uk Concert: Combe Martin old soldier inspires folk artist Catch Anna Shannon at Shammick Acoustic on Saturday (August 27) Great folk gig at Shammick Acoustic in Combe Martin this Saturday...
"26.08.2016 13:07:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Syria fundraising gig to help refugee crisis Don't miss 'Syria' at cafe Onboard this Saturday (August 27) Enjoy floating gig with a difference in Bideford this weekend and help raise money for local charity Survival Bags – Home and Away
"26.08.2016 11:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Medical professionals urge careful thinking ahead of bank holiday weekend South West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is expecting more than 10,000 calls over the bank holiday weekend. More than 10,000 999 calls are expected across the South West this weekend.
"26.08.2016 10:29:42" northdevongazette.co.uk Work to ensure a better future for rare bats Devon Wildlife Trust has teamed up with North Devon AONB for the project. Bats in North Devon could see a better future after a generous response to a fundraising appeal.
"25.08.2016 14:37:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Three people airlifted from North Devon's beaches after lifeguard rescues RNLI lifeguards had a busy week as they rescued people from rip currents and dealt with several serious medical episodes on Croyde and Woolacombe. Lifeguards had a busy day on Tuesday with three people airlifted from Woolacombe and Croyde. It's promoted them to issue a safety warning with the oncoming bank holiday - more
"25.08.2016 13:37:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Award for North Devon's chemo unit Seamoor Unit is named 'best building under £2m' at the Michelmores Property Awards The Seamoor chemotherapy unit has won a regional award for best new building
"25.08.2016 11:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Students across North Devon open GCSE results Teenagers across the region opened their results today (Thursday), with more exceptional achievements for schools in the area. GCSE RESULTS: Students from around North Devon have been collecting their GCSE results today - check out our gallery here:
"25.08.2016 10:46:31" northdevongazette.co.uk Appeal after man found in road at Hartland with serious head injuries Mystery surrounds the circumstances as to how the man was found injured in the early hours after Hartland Carnival. Can you help? Police are appealing after a man was found in the road in the early hours after Hartland Carnival with serious head injuries:
"25.08.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Explore North Devon nature reserve from the water with unique open day The lakes at Meeth Quarry are not normally open to water sports - but for one day only explore them by kayak, canoe or raft with Devon Wildlife Trust. Ever fancied exploring a nature reserve from the water? If you're up for an adventure, this could be for you...
"25.08.2016 08:27:55" North Devon Gazette
"25.08.2016 07:48:28" northdevongazette.co.uk Large vehicle blaze at farm near Bratton Fleming Telehandler was destroyed in the fire this morning (Thursday) which also damaged tractor, trailer and large hay bales. Large vehicle fire at farm near Bratton Fleming this morning:
"24.08.2016 18:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Concert: Combe Martin old soldier inspires folk artist Catch Anna Shannon at Shammick Acoustic on Saturday (August 27) Top folk concert this weekend at Combe Martin's Shammick Acoustic
"24.08.2016 17:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk More 'nightmare' closures for Goodleigh Road in Barnstaple Residents fear disruption when autumn traffic control and closure goes ahead Are you looking forward to the two week closure of Goodleigh Road?
"24.08.2016 15:59:31" northdevongazette.co.uk Man flown to hospital after trapping arm in potato harvester Fire fighters called out to help the man after being called to the scene at Horwood. Man flown to hospital after trapping arm in potato harvester:
"24.08.2016 14:29:22" northdevongazette.co.uk James Cracknell calls in at Barnstaple's Air Extreme Fresh from Rio 2016, two time gold medallist happy to mingle at local attraction James Cracknell dropped in to Air Extreme in Barnstaple this week :)
"24.08.2016 12:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Bebo millionaire's plans for derelict Woolsery manor approved Internet power couple who sold Bebo website for $850million have been given permission to transform derelict Woolsery manor house. Plans to transform a derelict manor house into a hotel have been approved by the district council:
"24.08.2016 11:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Let's make Barnstaple 'dementia friendly' Work is under way to help Barnstaple become a 'dementia friendly' town – and the Gazette has become one of the campaign's first advocates. Work is under way to help Barnstaple become a 'dementia friendly' town – and the Gazette has become one of the campaign's first advocates.
Find out how you can get involved here...
"24.08.2016 10:47:39" northdevongazette.co.uk Roaring good fun expected with Ilfracombe Carnival Are you getting dressed up for Ilfracombe Carnival this Sunday? Still time to get your costume sorted or join a float for this Sunday's Ilfracombe Carnival! :)
"24.08.2016 10:42:00" northdevongazette.co.uk FULL ITINERARY: Legendary Grand Tour is back in North Devon this bank holiday weekend Find out where you can see the minis in North Devon this weekend for the 21st Legendary Grand Tour for Children's Hospice South West. FULL ITINERARY: The Legendary Grand Tour 2016 is back in North Devon this bank holiday weekend - find out where to see the minis near you
"24.08.2016 09:01:04" northdevongazette.co.uk Paralysed Bideford diver takes on cross-country ride Bideford man left paralysed after diving incident is planning a cross-country cycle ride for the charity which helped him. A man left paralysed after resurfacing from a dive too quickly is taking on a cross-country cycle for charity which helped him:
"23.08.2016 12:21:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Watch: Demonstrators march in their hundreds on North Devon District Hospital Pictures and video: Campaigners urge 'no cuts to health services' at the peaceful Red Line mass protest in Barnstaple WATCH: Demonstrators march in their hundreds on North Devon District Hospital - see the photos and video here:
"23.08.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Man treated for burns after Barnstaple car fire Several vehicles damaged in fire after car caught ablaze in Barnstaple this morning (Tuesday). Man treated for burns after Barnstaple car fire this morning:
"23.08.2016 07:56:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Protesters to gather at North Devon District Hospital today Campaigners are urging people to wear red and turn out in force to support hospital services in North Devon. Will you be joining the red line today to protest hospital cuts?
"22.08.2016 17:40:00" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Tributes paid to young Holsworthy woman killed in collision:
"22.08.2016 16:39:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss: North Devon Sinfonia on BBC show All Together Now: the Great Orchestra Challenge – Tuesday, August 30, BBC Four Catch the region very own North Devon Sinfonia on BBC TV next Tuesday (August 30)
"22.08.2016 14:30:35" northdevongazette.co.uk Safety warning as huge waves crash into North Devon coast Coastguard and RNLI issue safety warnings as people gather to watch dangerous waves on coastline. Safety warning as huge waves crash into North Devon coast:
"22.08.2016 13:36:15" northdevongazette.co.uk Driving ban for man who crashed car near Instow while drunk The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to charges at North Devon Magistrates' Court on Friday. Driving ban for man who crashed in Instow while more than twice the drink drive limit:
"22.08.2016 10:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk PHOTOS: There were plenty of wagging tails at a charity dog event this weekend - despite the torrential rain:
"22.08.2016 09:30:37" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Colourful characters at Appledore Carnival on Sunday - were you there? See our photo gallery here:
"19.08.2016 19:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Pannier Market to host special festival in memory of Katie Gammon. The Breathe Festival takes place on Sunday. Are you heading to the Breathe Festival on Sunday?
"19.08.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe man threatened hotel manager with a hammer and racially abused him The 34-year-old appeared in North Devon Magistrates' Court, pleading guilty to a charge of racially aggravated harrasment. Ilfracombe man threatened hotel manager with a hammer and racially abused him
"19.08.2016 16:07:40" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Stagecoach is asking for your feedback on its latest proposed changes to bus timetables in Bideford and Barnstaple.
The first consultation takes place in Bideford tomorrow ...don't forget to have your
"19.08.2016 13:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Strong winds and high tides predicted this weekend Watch out for big waves and strong gusts in North Devon on Saturday as weather warning is imposed by Met Office. Batten down the hatches! There are strong winds and high tides predicted this weekend:
"19.08.2016 11:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Tarka the Otter one step closer to permanent home in Bideford The otter statue is finished in clay and now ready to be cast in bronze before being installed on Bideford Quay. http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/tarka_the_otter_one_step_closer_to_permanent_home_in_bideford_1_4663899
"19.08.2016 10:31:01" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk This Grease spoof by Over and Above Hospital Charity is definitely worth a watch for a giggle! Don't forget to turn up your speakers...
"19.08.2016 09:19:40" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Refurbishment of The Park Hotel Barnstaple is set for completion soon - check out the new frontage!
"18.08.2016 15:37:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Round Lundy Race is cancelled Organisers call it off as severe weather forecast Ilfracombe's Around Lundy Race is cancelled this weekend
"18.08.2016 15:15:47" northdevongazette.co.uk Electrical items added to council's recycling collections North Devon Council will start collecting waste electrical and electronic equipment next week. Good news for mobile phone hoarders everywhere - North Devon Council is now collecting electrical waste.
"18.08.2016 13:58:42" northdevongazette.co.uk A Levels: High level success for West Buckland Mountaineers are among students to scoop top A Level results. West Buckland students scale A Level heights
"18.08.2016 13:31:29" Timeline Photos Heavy horses will be demonstrating traditional farming methods at a two-day show in Chittlehampton this weekend
"18.08.2016 13:30:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Petroc celebrates best ever results College gains a record-breaking 99.5 per cent this year PICTURES: Petroc Official Site celebrates best ever results at A Level today:
"18.08.2016 12:53:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple's Joules store opening marks new wave of High Street shops People queued from the early hours of this morning (Thursday) to be the first inside the new store. Joules has opened its doors in Barnstaple High Street, with a few more shops also on the way in the near future.
"18.08.2016 10:48:21" North Devon Gazette
"18.08.2016 09:45:50" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: North Devon students celebrate A Level results Students around North Devon have been waking up this morning (Thursday) to find out if they got into their top choice of university. All the photo from A Level results day at Bideford College here:
"17.08.2016 20:21:00" northdevongazette.co.uk The Roy Orbison Story comes to Ilfracombe Mark the 80th birthday of 'The Big O' at The Landmark Theatre on Saturday (August 20) Catch the Roy Orbison Story in Ilfracombe on saturday
"17.08.2016 17:55:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New BMX track opens in South Molton £16,000 facility is now open and being enjoyed by young local riders Riders - and the mayor - have been enjoying a new BMX track in South Molton...
"17.08.2016 15:41:29" northdevongazette.co.uk Asda's Barnstaple store to employ more than 240 people as opening date is revealed Asda has started its search for employees at its new store at Barnstaple's Anchorwood Bank.
"17.08.2016 14:29:40" northdevongazette.co.uk Police and fire called to crash in Woolacombe A car rolled off the road in Woolacombe this morning.
"17.08.2016 12:23:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Mental health attendances in North Devon rising More people are attending A and E as a result of a mental health related issue. "There is now national recognition that mental health services have been historically under-funded and increasing determination to address the issue - and we very much welcome
"17.08.2016 11:35:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Consultant says North Devon mental health wards are almost at their limit Consultant psychiatrist in North Devon District Hospital says mental health services are feeling increasing strain as admissions rise. Mental health wards in North Devon are almost at their limit, says one consultant psychiatrist:
"17.08.2016 07:45:38" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk The search for a missing man has been called off after a body was discovered near Lynton:
"16.08.2016 08:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Braunton teacher's memory lives on with tree planting in Uganda Braunton Academy pupils have planted a tree at Kira Farm Training Centre in memory of their former teacher. The memory of a Braunton teacher who died suddenly last year will live on after tree planting ceremony in Uganda:
"15.08.2016 13:26:46" northdevongazette.co.uk Extensive sea and land search at Lynmouth for missing man Police, the coastguard rescue team and two lifeboats are currently searching around Lynton, Lynmouth and Ilfracombe for missing camper. Anyone who has seen missing Andrew O'Reilly is urged to call 999 as police and coastguard search land and sea:
"15.08.2016 11:55:51" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Hundreds turn out for Hartland Carnival Hartland Carnival saw an absolutely packed event this year with dozens of colourful floats. PICTURES: Hundreds of people turned out for the 'biggest ever' Hartland Carnival 2016 - were you there?
"15.08.2016 10:20:02" northdevongazette.co.uk VIDEO: Barnstaple restaurant launches brand new eating challenge Our reporter Matt Smart took on the gargantuan new Smokehouse Challenge at the Custom House - find out how he got on... Could you take on the brand new eating challenge at Custom House? Our reporter Matt gave it a go - watch the video here:
"15.08.2016 08:43:08" northdevongazette.co.uk National protection for Westward Ho! wrecks Two shipwrecks on Westward Ho! beach have been given national protection, government announces today (Monday). Two shipwrecks in Westward Ho! have received national protection, it has been announced today:
"14.08.2016 21:03:09" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Fire fighters called to a car fire in the centre of Barnstaple
"14.08.2016 20:59:31" northdevongazette.co.uk Cat of the week: Best friends George and Peppa are a pair With Barnstaple and District Cats Protection Have you room your home for George and Peppa? :)
"12.08.2016 17:59:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Cat of the week: Make Muddles a home With Barnstaple and District Cats Protection Pretty Muddles would be delighted with a new loving home...
"12.08.2016 16:55:44" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Joe Pasquale dropped in at Ilfracombe Museum today
"12.08.2016 16:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Perseid meteor shower - don't miss the display tonight North Devon skies set to be filled with the annual display tonight (Friday) Will you be hoping for clear skies to watch the Perseid meteor shower tonight? Said to be one of the best for years.
"12.08.2016 12:48:49" northdevongazette.co.uk Children in Need cash for North Devon charities Encompass South West and Families in Grief will both benefit North Devon charities get £177,000 of Children in Need cash
"12.08.2016 11:09:18" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Heading out for drinks after work? Here are six weird and wonderful cocktails at Barnstaple's new Bar62 - including one which smokes! Check out the video
"11.08.2016 14:27:20" northdevongazette.co.uk No refugees in North Devon and Torridge yet Plymouth is the only place in Devon to take in Syrian refugees following the migrant crisis Despite the migrant crisis, no refugees have found their way into North Devon and Torridge yet - and barely any in the south West as a whole...
"11.08.2016 13:17:52" northdevongazette.co.uk Seven of the best outdoor summer theatre shows in North Devon Enchantment, mystery and wonder from Shakespeare to David Walliams at venues around the region in the coming weeks Fancy a picnic while enjoying a wide range of outdoor theatre shows this summer? There really is something for all ages from Peter Pan to Shakespeare and David Walliams'
"11.08.2016 10:11:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures & video: Carnival fun in Combe Martin Wall to wall fancy dress as annual carnival parade takes to the streets Pictures galore from Combe Martin Carnival - http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/pictures_video_carnival_fun_in_combe_martin_1_4653113
"11.08.2016 09:38:02" northdevongazette.co.uk Win tickets: Balmoral sailings from Ilfracombe this summer Historic pleasure cruiser is up and down the channel from Ilfracombe in the coming weeks. Win tickets to sail on the Balmoral from Ilfracombe this summer :)
"11.08.2016 08:41:22" northdevongazette.co.uk New group's mission to improve road safety in Torridge Improving school crossings and educating young drivers will be among the areas tackled by new team in Bideford. A new group has been set up in Bideford is on a mission to tackle problem areas on the roads and reduce collisions:
"10.08.2016 18:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Couple's smoke alarm warning after night time blaze wrecks home Prixford householders warn people not to be 'complacent' about alarms after early hours blaze Do you have a smoke alarm on every floor of your house? This couple didn't - and now they are urging you to make sure you do after narrowly escaping a fire in their home in
"10.08.2016 15:43:18" North Devon Gazette
"10.08.2016 10:21:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Couple's smoke alarm warning after night time blaze wrecks home Prixford householders warn people not to be 'complacent' about alarms after early hours blaze 'Check smoke alarms' warning as Prixford couple have a lucky escape from their home
"10.08.2016 10:12:09" northdevongazette.co.uk Police appeal for witnesses of North Devon Link Road crash The collision took place near Swimbridge on Sunday July 24. Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed a crash on the North Devon Link Road on July 24.
"10.08.2016 08:50:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Pokemon brings Barnstaple history to life Gatherings of players have been soaking up heritage in Barnstaple as well as catching new characters... The Pokemon Go craze gets the thumbs up from Barnstaple town councillors...
"09.08.2016 12:43:34" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Cargo store to close? Latest twist in store saga as manager reveals last day of trading is on August 31 Barnstaple's Cargo store is set to close...
"09.08.2016 10:05:30" northdevongazette.co.uk Torridge says it's 'time to move forward' on Bridge Centre site Leader of Torridge District Council responds to claims the council has 'pulled the plug' on new community centre for Bideford. Torridge District Council says it's 'time to move on' for new plans for Bridge Centre site in Bideford:
"09.08.2016 08:11:13" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Councillor demands answer over Bideford landslide Town council slam 'ridiculous' situation after road remains closed nearly four years after landslide in East-the-Water. A road is still closed in Bideford after a landslide which happened nearly four years ago - and one councillor wants answers:
"08.08.2016 17:21:28" northdevongazette.co.uk Europa unveils refurbished clubhouse a year on from major fire Repairs cost more than half a million but holiday park facilities are now 'better than ever' Woolacombe's Europa Park celebrates opening of revamped clubhouse after last year's fire...
"08.08.2016 11:53:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford mayor's plea to tackle street drinkers The mayor of Bideford has called on police to continue trying to tackle street drinking problem in town. Bideford mayor's plea to tackle street drinkers:
"08.08.2016 10:31:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Raft race fun in Combe Martin Carnival week is well underway as contestants enjoy a splashing time Pictures galore from the Combe Martin Carnival Raft Race last night :)
"08.08.2016 08:33:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman's body found on Ilfracombe beach The body of a woman has been found at a cove near Ilfracombe this weekend. Woman found dead at cove near Ilfracombe yesterday:
"06.08.2016 17:48:03" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple Town kick off Southern League season with a draw Barum drew 1-1 with Yate in their first ever Southern League fixture. A late Craig Allan goal ensured Barnstaple Town weren't left to rue some early opening day nerves.
"05.08.2016 16:35:46" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon youngsters take on mini tri challenge for Macmillan Six children do their bit for families affected by cancer Lovely effort by these youngsters to raise £752 for charity :)
"05.08.2016 13:52:13" northdevongazette.co.uk Call for better parking after ambulance is unable to reach patient Emergency services have launched a campaign in High Bickington, warning 'careless parking could cost lives' People have been urged to think before they park after an ambulance was unable to get through to a patient in High Bickington
"05.08.2016 11:20:10" northdevongazette.co.uk Carnival capers in Combe Martin Carnival week kicks off this Saturday (August 6) Are you all set for Combe Martin Carnival? It all kicks off from tomorrow!
"05.08.2016 08:15:49" northdevongazette.co.uk Council 'pulls plug' on £5million community centre for Bideford Bideford town council tries to save Bridge Centre project after district council 'pulls plug' and leaves it hanging in the balance. A project which has been in the making for seven years is now in jeopardy after the district council 'pulled the plug' at the 11th hour.
What do you think should happen to The Bridge
"04.08.2016 19:09:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Ilfracombe church welcomes first lady choristers Holy Trinity Church Choir is now recruiting Welcome for lady choristers as they step into the ranks of Ilfracombe church choir
"04.08.2016 18:29:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Sculpture Prize display is back at Broomhill Browse the grounds of Broomhill Art Hotel to see new entries from artists competing for top prize Have you been down to Broomhill to check out this year's National Sculpture Prize entries?
"04.08.2016 16:16:08" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Traffic on the A39 should be okay now following an accident earlier, but worth keeping an eye on it as you travel home
"04.08.2016 15:07:10" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk GP tax rebates add extra bills for councils...
"04.08.2016 12:39:20" northdevongazette.co.uk New retailer destined for Barnstaple's Green Lanes It looks as though a national retailer is about to open its doors in North Devon Guess who's on their way to Barnstaple...
"04.08.2016 10:40:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Berenice, 97, was first with Queen's nurse award The 97-year-old, who lives in Northam, was given the Queen's nurse award in 1945. Berenice, from Northam, was the first person to be awarded a Queen's nurse in 1945 - and wanted to tell her story:
"04.08.2016 09:40:01" northdevongazette.co.uk McDonald's signs removed from Heywood Roundabout in 'nonsense' dispute Mayor slams district council for forcing businessman to apply for planning permission for Heywood Roundabout signs. Businessman told to remove signs from Heywood Roundabout by council after complaints - were you bothered by the signs?
"04.08.2016 08:39:12" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Show secretary to retire The secretary of North Devon Show is stepping down after helping organise the bumper 50th birthday event yesterday (Thursday). The secretary of North Devon Show has announced her retirement:
"03.08.2016 18:59:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Mishmash singing group needs new recruits North Devon group plays concerts through the autumn and winter Enjoy singing? Looking for something different while helping others? Mishmash might just be the thing for you...
"03.08.2016 18:19:59" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES & VIDEO: Fun for thousands at North Devon Show The 50th anniversary show is proving a big hit with the crowds once again with monster truck madness and livestock galore. VIDEO: Missed the monster trucks at North Devon Show today, or just want to relive the car-crushing mayhem? Watch our video and see all the photos from today's show
"03.08.2016 17:58:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Amazing August North Devon what's on guide Events from 04/08/16 to 10/08/16 What's on in North Devon THIS week?
"03.08.2016 15:42:37" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple toddler injured by Saunton beach barbecue Mum and beach operators warn people to dispose of barbecues properly after little girl, two, is burned by discarded hot coals Warnings to dispose of your beach barbecues properly after toddler is burned on Saunton beach
"03.08.2016 14:34:35" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Fun for thousands at North Devon Show The 50th anniversary show is proving a big hit with the crowds once again with monster truck madness and livestock galore. Did you make it to the North Devon Show? Check out our gallery.
"03.08.2016 12:08:15" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple mayor and councillors set out on sponsored slim The mayor, deputy mayor and three other councillors plan to have their noses to the treadmill at TM Fitness for the next nine months... Barnstaple's mayor and councillors hope to shed the stones and pile up the pounds with a nine month sponsored slim
"03.08.2016 10:56:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Wild dogs move into new homes at Exmoor Zoo Trio of African wild dogs set up home at Bratton Fleming Rare African wild dogs have set up home at Exmoor Zoo
"03.08.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Baby penguin at Combe Martin gets new name The baby jackass penguin has finally got a new name thanks to Gazette readers - and it has a romantic story behind it. We had some lovely name suggestions for the baby penguin at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park but this romantic story captured our hearts:
"03.08.2016 07:38:04" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Show is all set to go on tomorrow Rain hasn't put off play as trade stands flock to the showground in Umberleigh to set up ready for tomorrow's 50th North Devon Show. It's North Devon Show day!! Don't forget to stop by the North Devon Gazette and Agricultural Trader stands and say hello. If you're commuting on the A377 today, expect some
"02.08.2016 13:45:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Grassroots project looks for the next generation of North Devon sailors North Devon Yacht Club has set up the initiative to get young people into sailing alongside Bideford College. North Devon Yacht Club has set up an initiative to find the next generation of sailors.
"02.08.2016 12:59:14" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Sinfonia to star in BBC show All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge begins on BBC 4 this month North Devon Sinfonia orchestra will be competing on BBC TV this month :)
"02.08.2016 11:37:50" Agricultural Trader 1 day! We are setting up at the North Devon Show, it's muddy but a big thank you to the gentlemen who helped us when we was stuck in the mud :) See you all soon! Oops! Looks like our friends on our sister paper the Agricultural Trader got a little bit stuck at the North Devon Showground earlier!
"02.08.2016 10:57:06" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Show is all set to go on tomorrow Rain hasn't put off play as trade stands flock to the showground in Umberleigh to set up ready for tomorrow's 50th North Devon Show. Organisers confirm North Devon Show WILL go on tomorrow despite the rain - but bring your wellies! Who is joining us there?
"02.08.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Boyhood dreams spark new shop opening in Bideford A Bideford man has opened up a brand new shop near the pannier market. A man who dreamed of opening a vinyl shop has now taken the plunge with a new store in Bideford:
"02.08.2016 09:02:44" Timeline Photos A special engraved marker has been placed on Torrington Commons to commemorate the work of the retiring chairman:
"01.08.2016 13:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon amateur photographer wins national competition Congratulations, Kim!
"01.08.2016 10:51:07" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk A brand new shop has opened in Torrington today selling foods close to or over their best before date at cut prices:
"31.07.2016 19:23:32" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Gazette Wow! More awesome pictures from Ilfracombe's Birdman thanks to Andrew Pettey and Events4Ilfracombe
"31.07.2016 08:37:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Call for an end to Newport's 'rat run' saga Councillor says residents are fed up with 'inconsiderate' parking during restricted school run times Barnstaple councillor calls for an end to Newport rat running and illegal parking
"30.07.2016 18:40:18" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Ilfracombe Birdman takes to the skies Thousands gather to enjoy Round Table fundraiser of live music and flying machines Gravity and charity win as Ilfracombe's birdmen take to the air for South West Birdman 2016
"30.07.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Drink-driver drove into police car The 22-year-old drove into an unmarked car before driving away, magistrates heard. Ban for drink driver who went into the back of a police car
"30.07.2016 08:59:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Couple treated for smoke inhalation after Bratton Fleming fire Crews from Barnstaple and Combe Martin were called out early this morning (Saturday). Fire crews were called to a bedroom fire in Bratton Fleming this morning.
"30.07.2016 08:35:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss the Bideford Fishing Festival North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin... Calling all sea anglers! Don't forget to sign up for the Bideford Fishing Festival this August...
"29.07.2016 20:31:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Bluegrass, breakfast and festivals – what's on in North Devon this week? Events from 28/07/16 to 03/07/16 What's on in North Devon this weekend?
"29.07.2016 17:52:19" northdevongazette.co.uk The Bishop of Crediton visits South Molton Devon's first woman bishop is on a three day tour of the area Devon's first woman bishop has been touring South Molton today as part of a three-day visit
"29.07.2016 15:32:31" northdevongazette.co.uk Sculpture stolen from Ilfracombe gallery The Lord and Master sculpture, which is worth more than £1,200, was stolen on July 19. Police are appealing for information after a statue worth more than £1200 was stolen from a gallery in Ilfracombe.
"29.07.2016 14:20:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman, 75, rescue from river near West Worlington Husband raised the alarm in the early hours after dogs retuned home on their own A woman has been rescued from a river near West Worlington after her dogs returned home without her.
"29.07.2016 11:35:40" North Devon Arena & Family Skate Centre North Devon Arena & Family Skate Centre and events venue with mini ramp for skateboards, scooters and roller skates!
"29.07.2016 08:48:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Thousands in lead stolen from North Devon schools Police step up patrols after West Down and Southmead targeted Thieves have taken thousands in lead from two local schools
"29.07.2016 08:37:38" northdevongazette.co.uk Free tennis coaching and ping pong tables at Atlantic Village The shopping centre in Bideford has a whole range of free family activities on offer during the summer holidays. There are free ping pong tables and tennis coaching sessions at Atlantic Village this summer if you're looking for something to do:
"28.07.2016 14:03:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Lloyds Bank announces branch closures Lloyds Bank has announced the closure of 200 branches before the end of 2017. Could one of Lloyds' North Devon branches be set to close?
"28.07.2016 13:29:34" northdevongazette.co.uk BHS Barnstaple set to close this weekend Sad times :(
"28.07.2016 12:10:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Confused canine leads owner a merry dance from Instow to Appledore 'Unbelievable' saga as dog leads owner on madcap chase around two villages... Wow, this little dog can travel! Have a read of the saga of Bobby Bell's escapades...
"28.07.2016 09:45:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Bideford's brand new Aldi store opens Some keen shoppers camped out overnight to be among the first to enter the brand new Aldi store in Bideford this morning (Thursday). PICTURES: Hundreds of shoppers queued in the rain to get a glimpse at Bideford's brand new Aldi store this morning:
"28.07.2016 08:56:54" northdevongazette.co.uk Torrington mum hosts family fun day to raise awareness of genetic conditions Hannah Bullock is organising the big day in Torrington after her two-year-old daughter, Lily, was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition. Torrington mum is getting ready to host a family fun day to raise awareness of rare genetic conditions:
"27.07.2016 17:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Council has £160k open spaces cash in North Devon Money must be spent or paid back with interest Did you know that North Devon Council has £160k in its coffers to spend on public open spaces?
Find out how much is available to spend where you live... http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/council_has_160k_open_spaces_cash_in_north_devon_1_4633812
"27.07.2016 15:29:37" northdevongazette.co.uk Stalemate on 'eyesore' barriers around Bideford tree Councillor fed up with temporary barriers which have been around a Bideford tree for around two years. Councils have reached a stalemate over 'eyesore' barriers surrounding a Bideford tree:
"27.07.2016 14:03:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Motorcyclist injured near Bideford Tesco Police and paramedics currently tending to casualty in Manteo Way Paramedics are currently tending to an injured motorcyclist in Bideford
"27.07.2016 13:49:57" North Devon Gazette
"27.07.2016 13:25:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Councillor 'breaks ranks' over three-weekly black bin proposal Member in charge of the service says he's 'not convinced' changes would work in North Devon Councillor in charge of waste and recycling says three-weekly black bin service is a 'no-go area'.
What do you think? http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/councillor_breaks_ranks_over_three_weekly_black_bin_proposal_1_4633735
"27.07.2016 13:10:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New monster wave show for Andrew Cotton Exciting Red Bull documentary Beneath the Surface is now available Big wave surfer Andrew Cotton back with new Red Bull documentary
"27.07.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Naval ship handed over as work begins on next project Appledore shipyard has completed its third Irish Naval vessel as it prepares to start work on the next one. Appledore shipyard completes naval vessel as it prepares to undertake work on its next contract:
"27.07.2016 09:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Couple narrowly avoid giving birth on Westward Ho! beach thanks to stranger The Westward Ho! couple put out an appeal on Facebook to try and find kind-hearted stranger who got them home just in time to welcome their baby daughter. A Westward Ho! couple narrowly avoided giving birth on Westward Ho! beach this week thanks to the help of a kind stranger:
"27.07.2016 07:54:51" northdevongazette.co.uk Lorry driver admitted causing Link Road crash Van driver had to be removed from his vehicle on a spinal board after collision on Link Road in May, a court heard. A lorry driver has admitted causing North Devon Link Road crash which saw one driver removed from van on a spinal board:
"26.07.2016 19:26:21" northdevongazette.co.uk Elderly couple boost Adam's appeal – after reading his story in the Gazette Readers track Adam down to present him with cheque for children's cancer charity We know that Gazette readers are a generous lot – but this one has really blown us away :)
"26.07.2016 18:41:20" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford used car dealers sentenced following Trading Standards investigation Judge says activities could have led to 'serious road accident' “It is pure good fortune that there was not a serious road accident as a result of them being on the roads" - judge Jeremy
"26.07.2016 12:05:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Westward Ho! rock pool closed over broken glass scare The rock pool has been closed today (Monday) to be drained after concerns youths were spotted kicking bottles into it. The pool in Westward Ho! has re-opened after it was drained over fears of broken glass. Find out what the council found here:
"26.07.2016 10:25:52" northdevongazette.co.uk Woman escapes 'terrifying' experience when car rolled down steep Clovelly hill Fire fighters had to rush to the scene to release the woman after her car lost traction on a steep hill and began rolling backwards. Woman escapes 'terrifying' experience after her car lost traction on a steep slope in Clovelly:
"26.07.2016 08:56:53" northdevongazette.co.uk Ministerial 'aide' role for North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary in Theresa May's new government North Devon's MP has been given a 'ministerial aide' role in Theresa May's new government
"26.07.2016 08:26:11" northdevongazette.co.uk Join Joe Pasquale in Ilfracombe Funny man at the Landmark with his new show on Friday, August 12 Make a date with Joe Pasquale in Ilfracombe this August :)
"25.07.2016 20:10:24" northdevongazette.co.uk Parkham teacher enjoys white-knuckle retirement send-off she'll never forget Big hearted Mrs Blaine and pupils take a ride on Big Sheep's newly-named rollercoaster Primary School pupils wished their teacher a very happy retirement on Friday – by giving her a send-off she'll never forget.
"25.07.2016 17:30:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Appeal to save much-loved Watersmeet tea room The National Trust says if Watersmeet House can't be repaired soon, it might never reopen Can you help the Watersmeet tea room roof appeal? National trust says otherwise it might close for good...
"25.07.2016 14:45:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Westward Ho! rock pool closed over broken glass scare The rock pool has been closed today (Monday) to be drained after concerns youths were spotted kicking bottles into it. Westward Ho! rock pool has been closed for the day over fears there may be broken glass at the bottom:
"25.07.2016 13:47:24" northdevongazette.co.uk Road closed at Newton Tracey due to collision The road is currently closed at Newton Tracey after a collision this afternoon (Monday). The B3232 is currently closed following a collision at Newton Tracey, near the Hunters Inn:
"25.07.2016 13:34:43" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Look back on 50 years of Barnstaple Fair with a new exhibition now open at the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon
"25.07.2016 11:18:32" northdevongazette.co.uk Collision on North Devon Link Road near Barnstaple Traffic is moving slowly due to a collision on the Link Road at Barnstaple - the day after it was closed following a three-vehicle collision. Traffic is moving slowly after a three-vehicle collision near the Bishops Tawton roundabout on the North Devon Link Road today:
"25.07.2016 10:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Half century birthday bash for North Devon Show Order your tickets now for the North Devon Show on Wednesday, August 3 Have you got your North Devon Show tickets yet?
"25.07.2016 08:19:45" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Collision closes North Devon Link Road Four vehicles involved in collision near Landkey with two people cut from their vehicles by fire fighters today (Sunday). UPDATED: One elderly woman cut from car after three-vehicle collision on the North Devon Link Road yesterday:
"25.07.2016 08:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Bideford Aldi store opens next week with golden ticket event The first 100 people in the queue at the grand opening at Atlantic Park, Bideford next week could win a whole stash of prizes. Bideford's new Aldi store opens this week - will you be queuing early to be one of the first 100 people in there on Thursday?
"24.07.2016 20:48:19" northdevongazette.co.uk Pictures: Plenty to do at Ilfracombe Tesco fun day All Things Local event drew in the crowds on Saturday Lots of people enjoyed the All Things Local event at Ilfracombe Tesco yesterday
"24.07.2016 15:35:26" northdevongazette.co.uk PICTURES: Collision closes North Devon Link Road Four vehicles involved in collision near Landkey with two people cut from their vehicles by fire fighters today (Sunday). UPDATED: North Devon Link Road has re-opened following a collision earlier today - traffic is reportedly starting to ease:
"24.07.2016 12:04:38" northdevongazette.co.uk Collision closes North Devon Link Road Four vehicles involved in collision near Landkey with two people cut from their vehicles by fire fighters today (Sunday). The A361 Link Road is currently partially closed due to a collision which saw two people cut from cars:
"23.07.2016 22:16:08" northdevongazette.co.uk Walking through the night in Barnstaple in bid to help beat cancer Hundreds take part in Relay for Life at rugby club Big up to the Relay for Life teams walking through the night at Barnstaple Rugby Football Club tonight.
Get yourself down there before 12noon tomorrow to cheer them all over the finish
"23.07.2016 08:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Eileen and Ben will ring in Chulmleigh Old Fair Traditional fair begins on Tuesday evening with queen crowning and money scramble If you've never been to the opening of Chulmleigh fair, why not clear a date in your diary this Tuesday evening....?
"23.07.2016 07:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Liberty will be carnival queen on Barnstaple's big day Park pupil selected alongside carnival princesses Skye and Evie Congratulations to Liberty, who will be crowned Barnstaple carnival queen on September 17
"22.07.2016 16:45:30" northdevongazette.co.uk Don't miss Relay for Life in Barnstaple tomorrow All welcome to join the battle against cancer and have a fund day out at the same time – Barnstaple Rugby Club from 12noon Please show your support and go along to Relay for Life North Devon at Barnstaple Rugby Club tomorrow from 12noon and running right through until Sunday lunchtime!
"22.07.2016 15:52:00" northdevongazette.co.uk New Sunflower gift shop in Braunton 'Bright, happy and different' is the aim for new business owner Sunflower, Braunton's new gift shop, is all about spreading happiness and offering something different :)
"22.07.2016 14:36:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Link Road options 'do not go far enough' Barnstaple Town Council says more should be done and the entire road made a dual carriageway Are better junctions or more overtaking areas good enough for the North Devon Link Road? Barnstaple Town Council doesn't think so...
"22.07.2016 13:11:44" northdevongazette.co.uk Heavy rainfall and thunder could hit North Devon Yellow weather warning for heavy showers in place until 9pm tonight (Friday). There's a chance we could be hit by heavy rainfall this afternoon:
"22.07.2016 12:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Dogs in North Devon must be microchipped There has been an increase , but 'unacceptable' numbers of dogs still don't have microchips, despite a change in the law Don't forget dogs must now be micropchipped - North Devon Council is still finding those who have not followed the new laws...
"22.07.2016 10:30:23" northdevongazette.co.uk Pokemon spotted at Barnstaple Police Station Police remind Pokemon Go players to take care when out wandering on the hunt for characters Where will those pesky Pokemon show up next?!
"22.07.2016 09:01:24" northdevongazette.co.uk Barnstaple woman takes on the Great Wall in mum's memory Catherine Pettett completes trek for the Seamoor Unit Barnstaple's Catherine Pettett has raised a fantastic total for the Seamoor Chemotherapy Unit after trekking the Great Wall of China
"21.07.2016 18:31:00" northdevongazette.co.uk Labels theatre show dedicated to Jo Cox St Anne's Arts & Community Centre, Friday (July 22) Ever wondered about the labels we use - and whether we should?
A performer has dedicated his new show Labels - about labels, immigration and intolerance to the late Jo Cox MP - see it in Barnstaple this
"21.07.2016 15:58:07" northdevongazette.co.uk Smoke alarms save lives of Instow couple Early morning blaze forced couple to escape out the window Life saving smoke alarms help couple escape Instow blaze
"21.07.2016 15:52:32" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Architects appointed for major Barnstaple museum plans
"21.07.2016 11:00:00" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Can you help Ella the tiny kitten with her operation appeal?
"21.07.2016 10:34:47" northdevongazette.co.uk North Devon Gazette Barnstaple Town Council has apologised for delays with its new grass cutting service http://www.northdevongazette.co.uk/news/barnstaple_grass_cutting_problems_are_being_ironed_out_says_council_1_4626302
"21.07.2016 09:00:01" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk Are you going to the faery ball this Saturday?
"21.07.2016 07:52:04" northdevongazette.co.uk Fire fighters battle blaze at Instow home Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after kitchen fire spread to first floor of home in the early hours of this morning (Thursday). Fire fighters battle blaze at Instow home this morning:
"20.07.2016 20:02:00" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk What's happening in North Devon's angling scene this week?
"20.07.2016 18:59:01" northdevongazette.co.uk Music and faeries in North Devon this week North Devon events from 21/7/16 to 27/7/16 Don't miss the fairies! What else is on in North Devon this week?
"20.07.2016 13:41:34" North Devon Gazette Grab your copy of this week's Gazette for the latest North Devon news - and don't miss our TV and lifestyle section with plenty of puzzles!
"20.07.2016 13:26:55" northdevongazette.co.uk Kaleidoscopic hospice fun run returns to Barnstaple this September Places now available for second Rock Park Colour Me Happy fun run Colour Me Happy is returning to Barnstaple this September.
Find out how to sign up here...
"20.07.2016 13:23:35" northdevongazette.co.uk www.northdevongazette.co.uk If you want to have your say on plans for the North Devon Link Road, there's only nine days left to do it...
"20.07.2016 13:13:33" northdevongazette.co.uk Bideford Aldi store opens next week with golden ticket event The first 100 people in the queue at the grand opening at Atlantic Park, Bideford next week could win a whole stash of prizes. Bideford's brand new Aldi UK store opens next week - and the first 100 people in the queue will be getting a very special golden ticket!
"20.07.2016 11:46:43" northdevongazette.co.uk Inquest hears Northam widow was 'too proud' to ask for help The 82-year-old died following fall but concerns raised over her 'emaciated' state Inquest hears Northam widow was 'too proud' to ask for help:
"20.07.2016 10:28:18" northdevongazette.co.uk 'Encouraging' trend as unemployment in North Devon falls Promising figures as big firms look set to start recruiting for hundreds of new staff across North Devon and Torridge. The future looks promising for North Devon and Torridge with big firms set to start recruiting for hundreds of new jobs: