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  • Goats make great pasties

    SHIRLEY Jenkins is dead right ("Vet's views were wrong", Journal, May 1). There are too many goats in the Valley of Rocks.Obviously hunger is driving...

  • Real reasons for problems

    AFTER reading the article by Francesca Taffs and the concerned comments of Simon Harvey, I realised that they have only thought about the tip of the iceberg.Yes...

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  • Transfer is a possibility

    LAST week the Journal reported that the district council had agreed to transfer Instow Car Park and Marine Parade toilets to Instow Parish Council on a 99-year...

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    A great idea in principle

    WOW – don't the sketches in the Journal on April 10 look great! They seem to show just what East-the-Water specifically, and Bideford generally, needs,...

  • Wrong way of thinking

    COUNCILLOR Harrison is surely wrong if he believes that we would have been spared draconian cuts in council services if only his vision of a unitary council for...

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  • Too late for a special hill

    HOW many people living in North Devon are aware of the Joint Landscape Character Assessment that identifies 22 landscape character types throughout North Devon...

  • Poet's corner

    Take me homeHere we go againThey're opening up the gate,In come all the peopleI have to sit and wait.I'll try again, I won't give upI'll do a little dance,They...

  • Limiting the figure spent

    PHIL Gould of Bideford ("Angered by politicians", Journal, February 6) fundamentally misunderstands the effect of the Transparency of Lobbying,...

  • Torridge is floundering

    I have not read a clearer, more concise and understandable explanation and comment on council's problems with the housing/planning/developers debacle than the...

  • Idea has its good points

    I AM a pharmacist by training and see the merit in the Government sharing anonymous medical data but I have signed a petition against the idea. I want to use...

  • We need the money here

    HOPEFULLY the recent storms have abated at least for a while to give us some time to start repairing some of the damage done.David Cameron has promised to...

  • Cheating is today's norm

    ANOTHER MP has been caught cheating.Cheating now appears ingrained in our culture. According to Mr Cameron, we are all in this together but it seems to me that...

  • Poet's corner

    Don't Read Poetry When You're OldGentle, siren words urge me to stayIn the kids' parade on Coronation Day;Or loiter with a laughing gang of matesBeside the...

  • Poet's corner

    MAY DAYShould Sun be out or shied away,Man's calendar says first of May.No matter what the weather says,Throw curtains wide and seize the day!Watch children...

  • Local shops were closed

    "SUPPORT your local shops," they say. A chance would be a fine thing! I wandered lonely as a cloud along Ilfracombe High Street on Easter Monday for a...

  • Fails to see whole picture

    KATHY Dymond wrote in support of Route 39 (school) but her letter contained so many inaccuracies that they must be challenged.Her support for this development...

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