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The group has been a strong presence on community days, putting on a popular classic car rally at the annual Charter Day celebrations, and hosting the ever-popular duck race in Weston.

Yesterday, 15:57

Torridge District Councillors have refused plans for 200 new houses - despite officers recommending Heywood Road plans for approval.

Yesterday, 15:22

Yazzy holding launch event for ‘Silly boys breaking hearts’ on Sunday

Yesterday, 14:59
Pictured at the crossing (l to r) Keith Mitchell, tram car inspector; PC Steve Lee  and Lee Taylor, engineering and operations manager Seaton Tramway nspect the new CCTV installation Picture: SUBMITTED

Police crackdown on red light jumpers after car hits tram at the Colyford road crossing

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Yesterday, 14:40
Bideford's Torridge Bridge.

The 82-year-old from Fremington suffered with depression but inquest heard his death came as ‘complete shock’.

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Yesterday, 14:24
Chelfham Mill. Picture: Nicholas Mutton

Principal says private school will looks to re-register once police investigation is complete.

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Yesterday, 13:03
Mark and Emma Smale with Imogen and her sister Evie. Picture: Sarah Howells

Friends and family are hoping to raise £9,000 to buy a water therapy unit for young Bideford girl with life-limiting illness.

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Yesterday, 12:45
Rob and Steve outside a DAAT shop.

Rob Conabeer and Steve Wilson made it to their final shop at 7.45pm, after setting off in the morning.

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Yesterday, 10:06
The former SM Prior and Son shop in Budleigh, previously announced as the proposed site of a Tesco Express store.

Supermarket giant Tesco’s proposed Budleigh Salterton site is to go on the market, casting severe doubt on the company’s plans for a store in the town.

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Yesterday, 09:18
This year's festival at Castle Hill was a wet and muddy affair

July’s wet weather left Castle Hill in ‘worst condition for 26 years’

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Yesterday, 08:05
Angelina and Patrick Montague outside of the new Monty's Caribbean Kitchen restaurant.

New Barnstaple restaurant will bring a taste of the West Indies to Barnstaple.

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Yesterday, 08:00
Pauline Smith with her new book, Tales of the Torridge.

New book out this week uncovers history of the River Torridge, and will be officially launched at Appledore Book Festival.

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Yesterday, 07:55
Beryl Denham

‘It’s incredibnly sad but the the time has come to retire gracefully,’ says chairman Beryl Denham

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Yesterday, 06:59
Strand Gardens.  Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 6664-47-10SH.

Strict new rules could affect the number of charity events held on The Strand.

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Wed, 17:30
Tesco community champion Louisa Littlewood and store manager Leanne Eamshaw with The King's Centre food bank manager Teresa Hawkes. Ref mhh 3169-35-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

More than 50 boxes were filled throughout last weekend and donated to the food bank.

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Wed, 16:45
The Red Arrows at Sidmouth. Ref shs 5778-35-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

The Red Arrows were welcomed back to Sidmouth with massive cheers after a nine-year absence - despite weather conditions threatening to cancel the show.

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Wed, 15:38
Can you call the wine man's bluff?

Teams will taste wines from around the world before hearing a different description from each of the panelists - but who is bluffing?

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Wed, 15:09
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Healthcare commissioners did not breach regulations when deciding who should receive a £100million contract to run community services in hospitals including Exmouth, a watchdog has ruled.

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Wed, 15:07

Police are investigating an arson attack which caused £500 worth of damage to public toilets in Exmouth.

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Wed, 14:26

Emergency services were called out on Wednesday, September 2, after a collision involving two cars and a shop front.

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Wed, 12:38
Marc Harris, pictured with a chameleon, has opened Safe Haven Exotics, a reptile rescue centre near Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Reptile rescue centre opens its doors near Barnstaple.

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Wed, 11:34
The Anchorwood Bank site, as pictured from above by Austin Wallas in June 2015

Riverside development Anchorwood Bank could be a likely location ahead of public consultation on Saturday

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Wed, 11:22
Andrei Burton in action at the Croyde View Festival. Picture: Russ Perkin

First official sponsored music festival pulls in the punters

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Wed, 11:18
A digital impression of the new church toilets

Work is now underway on a £150,000 project to give Sidmouth Parish Church congregation members and visitors somewhere to spend a penny.

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Wed, 11:18
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

Barnstaple man, 40, pleaded guilty to two shoplifting offences but said he has now been ‘dry’ for two months.

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