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So how do we measure inflation? With GoPros, leggings and nectarines!

For seven decades the Office for National Statistics has been using a notional ‘Basket of Goods and Services’ to help measure the rising and falling cost of products and services […]

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Films made by N Devon students to highlight counselling for abused people

Young filmmakers at Petroc college in Barnstaple have produced two short videos to help promote the work of Survivors Alliance North Devon (SAND). SAND provides a specialist counselling service in […]

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Neighbourhood Watch is about being neighbourly

From Neighbourhood Watch: Neighbourhood Watch isn’t just about preventing crime – we’re a movement with neighbourliness at our heart and with this cold weather dug in we wanted to send […]

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Coastal Communities Fund – next round open now

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann is urging new businesses to apply to the next round of the Coastal Communities Fund that has already helped over 500 businesses and created over […]

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School fraud to be aware of

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has seen an increase in recent weeks in the volume of CEO Fraud reports whereby schools are the targeted victim. This has resulted in […]

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Will Bude let BLEND be homeless?

Bude is well known for its community spirit, endeavour and compassion, but it seems that Bude’s youth group, BLEND, is soon to be homeless. Can you help? BLEND’s Jamie Wright […]

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Sexting education campaign

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon & Cornwall Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall (OPCC), have today (12 February 2018) launched a […]

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New skate park for Bideford

Torridge District Council’s Full Council approved a £50,000 capital investment that will act as the catalyst in the provision of a £200,000 destination skate park for the District. The Capital […]

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Cornwall Council advise for Sexual Awareness Week

With recent worldwide media highlighting the prevalence of sexual violence from Hollywood to Westminster, the Safer Cornwall partnership is urging people to break the silence locally. The partnership will be […]

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Scott Mann supports Bill to protect motorists from rogue car park firms

Drivers will receive new legal protections from unscrupulous private parking operators as Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, confirmed last week that government will support new legislation aimed at raising standards in […]

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MP welcomes animal welfare consultation

North Cornwall MP Scott Mann has welcomed proposals by the Government to strengthen animal protection by introducing new welfare codes for pigs and poultry. Welfare codes for pigs, laying hens […]

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Broadband customers face major service issues

Six out of 10 broadband consumers experienced slow service or had their connection stop working entirely in the last year, disrupting the ability of some consumers to work or study […]

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Numbers of rough sleepers drops in Cornwall

From Cornwall Council: The latest official estimate on the number of rough sleepers in Cornwall suggest a co-ordinated action plan by Cornwall Council and partners to tackle the issue of […]

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Scott Mann welcomes proposals to extend Blue Badge scheme

Plans to enable more people with “hidden disabilities” to have Blue Badges have been welcomed by MP for North Cornwall Scott Mann, who has previously called on the Government to […]

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Protect your internet security for free

Devon & Cornwall Police provide info on how to protect your internet security for free. Domain Name Systems (DNS) are like public phone books for the web. They’re the reason […]

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