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Driver forced off road on A361 North Devon link road

Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident in North Devon that resulted in a car being forced from the road. At around 7.20pm on Wednesday 15 November, a grey […]

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89 year old convicted of murder in sad case

An 89-year-old man was yesterday, Tuesday 21 November, convicted of the murder of his 88-year-old wife, Avis Addison. Douglas Addison, from Trehemborne Road, St Merryn, was charged for the murder […]

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A shout out for Bude BLEND youth collective

Recently, a parent of a young person with Aspergers syndrome asked me to give a shout out to Bude BLEND for all the work done to empower and inspire confidence […]

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What’s going on at the Bullers?

There was a big fracas over previous development plans for the Bullers Arms, a local battle I steered away from apart from when planning decisions were reported, but now I […]

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Latest phone call scam warning by Cornwall Trading Standards

Cornwall Council’s Trading Standards has issued an urgent warning for the public and local businesses to be on their guard against unsolicited phone calls from people purporting to be from BT. The […]

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Grant joy for Bideford AFC youth teams

For the Devon readers among you, the youth teams at Bideford AFC have benefited from a £6,000 community grant donation supported by Councillor and Club President Mervyn Langmead. The grant […]

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Wanted by police

Detectives at Newquay CID are wanting to locate 32-year-old Michal Ziarek who has links to both Newquay and Bodmin. He is sought in connection with a number of burglaries in […]

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Ice skating magic at Eden

There’s nothing like watching a decent bit of ice skating, so this would have been amazing. Champion skater Ben Penhaligon teamed up with one of the Eden’s Project’s own ice […]

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Live at Eden – concerts available on TV

Three epic performances from this summer’s Eden Sessions are due to be shown under the “Live at Eden” banner on BBC Four. It started this Friday (November 17) with Van […]

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Sandymouth is more accessible

Went to Sandymouth today for the first time in ages. I’ve tended to avoid it as it is quite rocky at times, and I did not want a rerun of […]

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Councillor La Broy writes to the police commissioner before motion of no confidence

At a full meeting of Cornwall Council next week on 21st November, there is a motion of no confidence in Alison Hernandez, Police and Crime Commissioner. Ms Hernandez has written […]

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Torridge’s beaches classified as Excellent

The bathing waters at the main beaches in Torridge, Westward Ho! and Hartland, have once again been classified as “Excellent” in the latest analysis released by the Government Department for […]

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No one should go hungry in Bude this Christmas

Sitting in a pleasant little tea shop in Lichfield, eating a toasted sandwich and drinking a hot chocolate, I get a notification on my phone. I’ve been trying to avoid […]

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Waste Not, Want Not – art exhibition at Budehaven

  Art teacher at Budehaven School, Rachel Miller, tells of her pride at being a part of the fifth private art view held at the school’s Bistro Gallery Space last […]

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