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Fundraisers defy gravity to help swell Chemotherapy Appeal funds at Heanton Punchardon abseil event.

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A nine-month battle to allow England’s only wild beaver family to remain on the River Otter came to a close this week, after the animals were safely returned home.

Operation Jessica gears up for day which could result in rise of scams across North and West Devon.

Yesterday, 15:55
The HMS Explorer will not be calling in at Ilfracombe tomorrow. Picture: Stephen Ring

An overnight stop by Royal Navy ship HMS Explorer on Saturday has been cancelled due to bad weather.

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Yesterday, 14:59
Head of Sixth Form Ruper Carr with Matt Mortimer

Matt Mortimer is one of 175 students, from an original pool of more than 3,700, shortlisted for the Sutton Trust USA Programme

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Yesterday, 14:36

Two 19-year-old victims were allegedly kicked and punched by a pair of men in Barnstaple, can you help?

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Yesterday, 14:08
Rolle College, Exmouth.  Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 9254-18-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Community volunteers have sealed a deal to reopen part of the mothballed Rolle campus for the Exmouth Festival.

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Yesterday, 13:26

New Road partially blocked but due to reopen shortly

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Yesterday, 13:16
The land at Fremington sold for £22,000.

Four acre plot on estuary fetches four times its guide price at Clive Emson auction.

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Yesterday, 12:24
Tanya Trevena serves tea with Chloe Beard,Christina Clapp,Hazel Clapp,Sarah Turner and Ivor Turner at the guides vintage tea party. Ref shs 4487-13-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

A girl guides leader is finding her sea legs as she prepares to embark on a five-day sailing voyage in the Rolex Fastnet Race later this year.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Feniton resident, Paul Gillard, with his new book he's launching. Ref mhh 1293-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Paul Gillard penned his first book, Amy the Ambulance and Friends, in 2013.

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Yesterday, 11:22
The official launch for Claire Wright's campaign to become elected as an East Devon Independent MP took place in the Unitarian Chapel in Sidmouth this week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 4039-23-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

East Devon’s independent parliamentary candidate has pledged to support the region’s ‘lifeblood’ traders and businesses if she is elected in May.

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Yesterday, 10:10
Sidford Valley. Photo by Terry Ife ref shs 2244-39-12TI

Divisive plans for a 12-acre business park between Sidford and Sidbury look set to be scrapped after an eleventh-hour bid from Sid Valley representatives.

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Yesterday, 09:00
A la Ronde Assistant House Steward James Weckmueller winds a Grandfather clock dating back to around 1820 which was made by David Whitelaw of Edinburgh. Every Sunday at noon during March visitors to the National Trust property can watch all the clocks in the house being wound and set. Ref exe 0537-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Visitors to A la Ronde this month have been watching the clocks at the National Trust house being wound and set.

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Yesterday, 08:00
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Survey by The Children’s Society finds council tax debt is ‘widespread’ among North Devon and Torridge.

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Yesterday, 07:30
North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Fitness consultancy launches new class at North Devon Leisure Centre to help people who have survived a stroke.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Sarah Stott from Childrens Hospice South West with members of staff from Dainton's self storage.

Barnstaple storage facility raises more than £6,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.

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Yesterday, 06:59
James Williams after his head shave

James, 15, sheds his long locks to aid the Teenage Cancer Trust

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Thu, 19:00
Rodney Cann will stand as a Conservative in the May local elections. Picture: Tony Gussin

Deputy leader of district council will stand for the party he was deselected from at the last election.

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Thu, 18:30
The President of Devon Petanque Region, John Thatcher, and Honiton mayor, Peter Halse, cut the ribbon to Honiton's new Petanque Club and court. Ref mhh 1130-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The petanque terrain at the Mountbatten Sports and Social Club was opened on Thursday, March 19.

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Thu, 16:14
Siblings Joseph and Hope Baker aged two and eight pictured at home this week after their seagull ordeals. Ref shs 0789-12-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Dad calls for fines after children’s ‘flying rodent’ terror

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Thu, 16:11
North Devon's election candidates busy answering YOUR questions at Gazette HQ.

Catch up on Thursday night’s live online election hustings with the North Devon candidates.

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Thu, 16:00
Littletown Primary Academy School was visted by international athlete, Lynne Hutchison. Ref mhh 0992-12-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

British rhythmic gymnast Lynne Hutchison visited Littletown Academy Primary School as part of the visit organised by charity Team Superschool.

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Thu, 15:40
A rugby themed easter egg trail is taking place along the Exe Estuary

A special Easter egg hunt inspired by the Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off along the Exe Estuary Trail on Saturday, March 28.

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Thu, 14:59
Seaton's seafront Chine Cafe. Picture CHRIS CARSON

The district council is still looking for a long-term operator for the seafront business

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