Torridge Council Tax rise info

Against a backdrop of ongoing grant reductions from central government Torridge Councillors  voted to increase Council Tax on an average Band D property by £5 for 2019/20; the equivalent of 10p per week, although most Torridge residents will pay less than this. This move mirrors similar increases from other Councils […]

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Plastic Free N Devon seeks volunteers

We’re looking for volunteers! Plastic Free North Devon is looking for volunteers to join their passionate, crazy, slightly exhausted team! So whether you’re a great designer, a keen writer, can pull a pint, love a spreadsheet, enjoy chatting to the public, or are a great washer-upper, if you have some […]

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Teenager seriously injured in Plymouth

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious assault in Plymouth. The incident was reported to have taken place at around 9.20pm on Friday 22 February on Whitleigh Footbridge, Bodmin Road. The victim, a 17-year-old boy, was reported to have been assaulted to […]

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Exeter Uni identifies possible insomnia genes

A large-scale genomic study at Exeter University, in Devon,  has identified which genes could be responsible for keeping you awake at night – which in turn could cause depression or heart disease. An international collaboration led by the University of Exeter Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has discovered […]

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Missing person Ilfracombe – found

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Missing person Shaun Kennard has been located safe and well, police would like to thank the public for their assistance.

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New Head for Shebbear

From the Shebbear College website: After a thorough search which yielded more than fifty applicants and a high-quality field, an exhaustive final selection process led the appointing panel to reach a unanimous decision to appoint Mrs Caroline Kirby as the next Head of Shebbear College. With over a decade of […]

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