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Christmas 2015

Teenage singer’s song for new animated movie about the Louisa lifeboat launch makes its bid for festive chart success

The incident took place in Honiton Lidl car park on Wednesday, November 25.


‘Best crowd in years’ as thousands gather to kick off ‘combe’s Christmas


Police have issued an appeal for help in tracking down vandals who struck at the Exmouth land train’s garaging facilities on the Maer Road car park.

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Get your panto tickets on Black Friday

Get a special Black Friday discount to see Cinderella at the Queen’s Theatre

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Plans for the lower High Street corner entrance of Green Lanes shopping centre, Barnstaple

Entrance to shopping centre could be drastically modernised if owners’ plans are given the green light

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Emma Perry from Children's Hospice South West, John Cockram and Leo Cooper from North Devon Hospice. Picture: Elliot Anderton

Christmas trees have been donated to two hospices in North Devon.

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Extra trains will be running between Exmouth and Exeter on Sundays in the run-up to Christmas.

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Yesterday, 18:30
Natasha Koshti.

The Budleigh Salterton Committee for Cancer Research UK is holding an Evening In India on Saturday, November 28, at 7pm in the Public Hall.

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Yesterday, 17:41
The dip in Temple Street, Sidmouth. Ref shs 7614-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Devon County Council has announced drainage works will take place along Temple Street for five weeks from Monday, January 18.

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Yesterday, 17:35
North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones

Peter Heaton-Jones says the Autumn Statement ‘kept giving good news’

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Yesterday, 17:30
Awliscombe Primary working with EDDC's recycling and waste team.

The youngsters, aged 10 to 11 years old, visited East Devon District Council’s (EDDC) offices at Knowle in Sidmouth, as part of national Takeover Challenge Day.

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Yesterday, 17:28
Cranbrook Railway Station. Ref mhc 3523-37-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

AFTER many postponements, Cranbrook railway station will finally open on Sunday, December 13.

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Yesterday, 16:12
Police are appealing for help in finding the culprit responsible for recent graffiti tags

One man has been questioned in connection with a recent bout of vandalism and officers are asking for more information or witnesses

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Yesterday, 16:02
Is there cash for the North Devon Link Road?

North Devon will be able to bid for a share of a £475m transport pot

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Yesterday, 15:00

North Devon and Torridge District councils are on track to put their joint plan for the future of the two districts into action by May 2016.

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Yesterday, 13:58
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Tax credit cuts scrapped, potential two per cent on council tax, ‘no police cuts’...

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Yesterday, 13:57
Large trees were brought down in the slide at Beam Quarry, on the A386 between Torrington and Weare Giffard. Picture: Submitted

Engineers look for solutions for both sites but road will close for 10 weeks in January for unrelated repairs to retaining wall near Landcross

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Yesterday, 13:42
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review to MPs in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Chancellor allows an extra two per cent tax for councils if it is spent on social care

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Yesterday, 13:02
PROBLEM panels: The solar panels at the Civic Centre in Barnstaple have been inactive for the last 18 months.

£375,000 of panels being offered to anyone who wants them

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Yesterday, 12:30
Cheque for £300 presented to Budleigh Salterton Library

A ‘quiz and mash’ evening which raised £300 for Budleigh Salterton Library has been hailed a great success.

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Yesterday, 12:29
DCC's proposed cycling and walking route between Sidbury and Sidford

County Hall chiefs will soon be submitting plans for a long-awaited walking and cycling trail between Sidbury and Sidford.

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Yesterday, 11:40
Upottery primary school children parents and teachers will take part in their own Race for Life event this week. Ref mhh 7169-48-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Parents are also being invited to participate in a Race for Life run taking place tomorrow (Thursday).

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Yesterday, 11:00
An artist's impression of how the renovated pub and manor house will look

A planning application has been submitted for the Farmer’s Arms pub in Woolsery.

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