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Bideford consults as it applies for funding from the Future High Streets Fund

Torridge District Council and Onion Collective, a community-centred social enterprise, would like to invite local residents to attend an open community drop-in session to discuss ideas and aspirations about Bideford’s […]

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To feed or not to feed? The issue with starlings …

So, it’s lovely sitting at my desk watching the blue-tits, chaffinches, robins, blackbirds and the occasional collared dove nibbling away at the seeds I put out daily for them. However, […]

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Police seek help solving historic rape case

For those of us who lived then back in the 1970s, times were very different to now. Harassment of women by men was commonplace – and generally considered to be […]

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Murder investigation after death of a child, Holsworthy

From Devon & Cornwall Police website:   Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a young child in the Holsworthy area. Officers were called to an address […]

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Independent farming films encourage people to think local

Health and wellbeing for people, communities and the environment are big discussion topics today.  Buying local, when it comes to food, has a positive impact on the local economy and […]

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Devon documentaries set to make waves

A new six-part documentary series starring the people and landscapes of North Devon premieres in the county this month – narrated by BBC Springwatch presenter Gillian Burke. Journey to the Sea has […]

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Two shouts for Bude Fire Service today

A busy morning for Bude Fire Service today, as ice made roads incredibly slippery. Two crews from Bude assisted at an RTC near Homeleigh Garden Centre. The road was temporarily […]

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Devon offers free cookery courses to encourage people to cook

From Devon County Council: Devon County Council is running a series of free six-week cookery courses to teach residents to cook a range of basic meals while covering the top […]

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Flood alert – North Devon Coast from Hartland Point

Bude looks ok but there is a flood alert in force for the North Devon Coast from Hartland Point. Flooding is possible over the high tides on Monday evening and […]

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Major fire in Bradworthy

Two fire engines from Hartland and Holsworthy and a water bowser from Barnstaple were sent to a report of a fire in an outbuilding that was attached to a house […]

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