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  • Thanks for your votes

    I WOULD like to thank everyone who voted Ukip in the European election.For the third time running, North Devon put Ukip top of the poll, with an increased vote...

  • Council idea confused me

    SOMETIMES I wonder about the straightforwardness of our local council.Brian Greenslade, the leader of North Devon Council wrote in the Journal on January 17:...

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    HANNAH Retter and Samuel Tearall were married at North Molton All Saints Church.The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Highbullen Hotel, Umberleigh.Han...

  • Time to drop the Tarka title

    DAVID Baker's letter ("Time for real railway links" April 10), makes a sharp and succinct point.I recently watched Michael Portillo's TV programme...

  • Constraints on services

    NORTHERN, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group's funding from the Government is flat.What all of us in North Devon must decide is how to...

  • Please justify the decision

    COUNCILLOR Lock is wrong to state, in her letter in the Journal of April 17, that the plans committee "reluctantly accepted" that it could not defend...

  • Erosion is a warning sign

    I was a visitor to the wonderful town of Great Torrington the other weekend and found myself enjoying the hospitality of the Black Horse Inn in the town...

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    Views are so out of date

    I could not believe what I was reading on the front page of the Ilfracombe edition of the Journal on March 27.How out of touch John Fowler is with the reality...

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  • Grateful for your votes

    PLEASE allow me to use your paper's columns through which to express my thanks to the electorate of the Bideford East Ward of Torridge District Council who...

  • Yellow lines hinder town

    BIDEFORD for years has been called the Little White Town but alas the name has changed now to the Yellow Town thanks to the council and a little yellow lining...

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  • Burners are a health risk

    WHY is it in this day and age where carbon footprints are counted and smokers are not allowed to smoke in public places, are we being bombarded with the latest...

  • Enlightening BBC reports

    DURING February, BBC Spotlight showed an enlightening series of reports about the work of North Devon Hospice.The reporter, Andrea Orsmby, did an amazing job of...

  • One car was the problem

    ISN'T it odd that one person's actions can affect a lot of people unknown to them?On Wednesday, February 12 a driver left her car across an access road that...

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    LETTERS: Best of luck for the Nightwalk

    I would like to wish good luck to those taking part in the second leg of Nightwalk this Saturday in aid of North Devon Hospice.While over a thousand women took...

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    Orace Otter birthdays

    Orace Otter is delighted to wish all his friends a very happy birthday.May 9 Rory Moore, Wrafton.May 13 Liam Drew, South Molton.

  • Poet's corner

    Only Asking SonnetIs Death a beginning and not the end?Perhaps life's our early development blendDesigned to prepare for your cosmic wayWhere Shades await on...