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Families in the same street looking forward to Christmas after winning the Peoples’ Postcode Lottery

Hundreds of people lined Pilton Street today (Monday) to pay tribute to Green Man Festival organiser Hamish Patrick, who died earlier this month.

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A Beer beekeeper hopes to generate a buzz about his hive with a short film and book.

Maynard Johns won first place.

PHOTOS: Town tells the tales of Storybook Christmas, with each window competing to be crowned the top window display in Bideford.

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All prepared to enjoy the Budleigh Salterton Lions Christmas lunch on Saturday. Ref exb 3101-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Elderly residents of Budleigh Salterton and the surrounding villages have again enjoyed a Christmas lunch thanks to the town’s lions club.

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North Devon District Hospital.

Anyone referred to North Devon District Hospital with symptoms of cancer should not delay appointments over the festive period.

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12:18

Man transferred to Derriford following collision with Ford Focus.

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12:08
Uplyme Pre-School presented The Sleepy Shepherd

Audiences were impressed by the children’s performance of The Sleepy Shepherd

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11:51
Jeremy Thorpe's trademark trilby hat on the coffin as it leaves the church. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

‘Wit, zeal and sheer panache’ is how former North Devon MP Nick Harvey described his former mentor Jeremy Thorpe at his funeral on Wednesday.

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11:16
Daffodils have already started to spring up in Instow

Children might still be opening doors on their Advent calendars, but spring has sprung early in one part on North Devon.

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11:16
Seaton Police Station

Vehicle parked in Seaton is left with scratch marks on its door

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09:35

Fire crews were called out yesterday evening to a car fire on Woodbury Common.

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Johns of Instow are urging people to shop local this Christmas.

While shoppers head to the High Street in a last minute panic, independent traders are urging people to shop local.

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Yesterday, 09:00

A move by Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club to a new ground in Copp Hill Lane should receive backing from district chiefs, members have been told.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
The Pride in Ilfracombe winners with their awards and Mayor, George Squires. Picture: Sam Scott

Unsung heroes and heroines of all ages step forward at the Pride in Ilfracombe Awards.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Barnstaple will see in 2015 with a fireworks display, it has been confirmed.

Firms stump up the cash to help town see in 2015 in style.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Exeter Magistrates Court

An Exmouth bus driver has been disqualified from driving after causing a collision.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
The pups in their new home

Wildlife and Dinosaur Park team up with RSPCA to help seal pups

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Kevin Carlyle’s festive lights display in Springfield Road, Bickington. Picture: Submitted

Festive display pulls in the crowds – and donations for air ambulance.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Scouts from Bratton Fleming, Chivenor and Pilton are awarded Chief Scout silver and gold awards by district commissioner Neil Cornfield. Picture: Submitted

Chief Scout awards presented at South Molton ceremony.

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Friday, December 19, 2014
Bishops Tawton’s The Three Pigeons pub could become a family home under proposals submitted to North Devon Council. Picture: Andy Keeble

‘Ugly’ extensions at Bishops Tawton pub could be demolished as part of new proposal for grade II listed building.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Council says it will have 14 per cent less money in 2015-16 following the Government’s financial settlement announcement.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Seaflow turbine when it was in place at Lynmouth.

MP calls on Government to promote the region in the face of stiff European competition.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Exmouth TSB staff Louise Grant and Ben Pollard with Branch Manager Derek Sowden are pictured presenting a cheque that will total £540 to Richard Cousins and John Arnold from Hospiscare. Ref exe 2551-50-14. Picture: Simon Horn.

Staff at an Exmouth bank have got on their bike for Hospiscare - to round off a successful year of charity fundraising.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
The fallen van in Church Road. Picture: Paul Barnard.

Ford Transit left teetering after falling into Church Road.

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