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Mountaineer inspires Route 39 pupils

If you’ve been in Clovelly over the last week you may be wondering what has been going on for groups Route 39 Academy students have been climbing up the famously steep hill wearing visors and breathing through straws. It’s all been part of their project work on Everest, as following […]

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Clovelly Christmas Lights Celebration for the RNLI

Sorry, we’ve gone a bit Devon on you. Sometimes it just works that way. This evening, I was at Clovelly, along with other people from Bude, so here’s a few photos:    

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Person Trapped By Car, Clovelly

I was a bit slow to report this one but on 23rd July, the Devon Fire Service was called to reports of a road traffic collision involving one vehicle outside the Red Lion on the Quay at Clovelly. The 4 x 4, containing a woman and her children, had lost […]

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Clovelly Lobster and Crab Fest

Another lovely local event celebrating B10 – the tenth anniversary of North Devon’s Biosphere Reserve Designation. Clovelly is famous for its sustainably caught lobsters and crabs and the Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast is a good old fashioned celebration of this wonderful tradition. The North Devon Biosphere team join up […]

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New Recycling Centre for Clovelly

Recycling in the world-famous village of Clovelly just got better with the arrival of a new Pavilion. Installed by local company South West Sheds, of Clovelly Road, Bideford, residents of the cobbled village can use the new facilities for the recycling of paper, bottles, cans, cardboard, plastics, textiles and small […]

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North Cornwall Coast Flood Alert

Here we go again with the flood alerts….Cornwall and up to Devon as far as Hartland Point. Latest Information from the Environment Agency: North Cornwall Coast to Hartland Point. Flooding is possible two to four hours either side of high tide on the morning of Friday 14th. Overtopping and onshore […]

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Clovelly Floods & Roads Blocked by Floods

Flash flooding has hit the region today with Clovelly being one of the worst hit places in North Devon. See video footage here. Devon County Council said the A388 outside Southcott Garage, Holsworthy, had flooded. The A3072 between Bude in North Cornwall and Holsworthy is blocked in places.

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Dual Accolade for Clovelly

Just on the doorstep is the fabulous tourist attraction of Clovelly, which most visitors to the area seem to have on their must-see list. So, it’s no surprise that the village was recently voted as “Best Heritage Attraction” by the viewers and readers of “Countryfile”. The Hon. John Rous, owner of the Clovelly estate, […]

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