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Police prepare for Devon County Show

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Devon and Cornwall Police are preparing for the annual Devon County Show, taking place between the 16 and 18 May. Our staff, officers, volunteers and mascots will be ready to greet you and answer questions. Visit our police marquee – stand 417 on road 12 […]

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Fatal collision at Bideford

One woman has died and four hospitalised following a collision in North Devon. Police, fire and ambulance were called at around 2.50am yesterday [9 May] following the collision involving three vehicles at Little America, on the A386 at Landcross, Bideford. The collision involved a BMW 420D, a Vauxhall Astra and […]

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Learn Devon is to open a new adult learning space in Okehampton.

From Devon Council:     Located inside the Okehampton Library, the ‘hub’ will provide adults in Okehampton and the surrounding villages with a dedicated space for improving English and maths skills, learning a new language or trying a new art or craft. A special celebration to officially open the hub […]

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Exeter research into whether horses benefit wellbeing

New research by the University of Exeter Business School will assess the benefits of a programme where horses are central to improving mental health and wellbeing. Horsemanship for Health UK, a community interest company, runs courses for the NHS and other organisations, where participants can develop their self-understanding and deepen relationships […]

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Lose yourself in nature on Devon’s lanes

Had my usual dog walk this morning in Hartland and decided to see what changes I could spot in the hedgerows and banking, so here is my walk capture in photos. You have to imagine no cars, solitude (apart from the dogs) and birdsong aplenty.   on Devon’s lanes   […]

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Local council’s football match raises money for charity

On Saturday 27th April players from Torridge District Council and North Devon District Council took part in a football match to raise money for Care for Kids North Devon, who support families with sick children in North Devon. Around 100 fans attended the match which kicked off at 7 pm at […]

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Torridge election results

Torridge voters went to the polls on Thursday. Here are results from some of the wards closer to Bude.  The Conservatives lost control with the Independents just one seat short of taking control. Conservatives lost 7 seats, all 3 UKIP members lost theirs, the Green Party and Lib Dems held […]

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Bideford Town Council approves Morrisons garden centre plans

Application No: 1/0254/2019/FUL: Installation of prefabricated Garden Centre unit in the existing store car park. Morrisons, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2LG was approved last month and now goes to consultation at Torridge District Council. Details are here.

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Dartmoor ponies help bird thrive

A partnership between the RSPB, Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust and Dartmoor farmers Margaret Rogers and Michael Lamb from Widecombe-in-the-Moor, bringing Dartmoor ponies to the Devon coast as conservation grazers, has helped to ensure that numbers of the rare Cirl Bunting on the site have more than quadrupled in the last […]

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Rescue at Bideford house fire

Around 21.46 on 27th April, two fire appliances from Bideford and one fire appliance from Torrington, plus a flexi duty officer were mobilised to reports of a property fire at Honestone Street, i central Bideford, with people possibly still within the property. The first fire crew from Bideford rescued one […]

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