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Fire services highlights dangers of hoarding

From Devon & Somerset Fire SErvice: We all have a bit of rubbish in our houses we hoard for sentimental reasons. But sometimes, hoarding goes much, much further. Devon & […]

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A right royal street party – Victoria Road, Bude

The excitement about the Royal Wedding has felt pretty muted in Bude, apart from in Victoria Road. Always game for a street party/celebration, the local residents have put the right […]

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Exeter Pride this weekend

The 10th annual Exeter Pride takes place on Saturday 12 May from 12.00 and is the biggest free celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) communities in the county of […]

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World Cup ticket fraud – be aware

From Action Fraud: The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018.  The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud […]

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Deposit Scheme for plastics and glass

The Marine Conservation Society is delighted at the announcement made by Environmental Secretary Michael Gove today, that a scheme for deposit returns on plastic and glass bottles and metal cans […]

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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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