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  • Hope hotel can be saved

    I SPENT a lovely weekend in Ilfracombe over the Easter period.I visited the statue of Verity and I was impressed. I stayed at the Palm Court Hotel which was...

  • Not really a great system

    I read with interest the comments that Geoffrey Cox made in the Journal dated April 17 in his fortnightly column "From our MP".Mr Cox detailed his...

  • 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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  • Landscape is under threat

    I was sitting in my garden, enjoying the beautiful spring sunshine, all I could hear was birdsong in the countryside around me, when I received this letter from...

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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.

  • New school isn't needed

    I read with interest the points raised by Frances Leach of Hartland (Journal April 3) regarding the proposed Route 39 school.As a resident of Waytown that lives...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ukip doesn't want to leave

    THERE are a few points that I would like to make public.First, congratulations to Ukip who came first in the EU elections and a big thank you to all the members...

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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...

  • Developers get free rein

    CYNICAL developers are proposing to take advantage yet again of our council's weak position on planning.The council's failure to produce a negotiated plan for a...

  • Carers need our support

    In last week's Journal there was a fabulous piece from North Devon Hospice's very own Beth Kelso.In the regular "Opinion" section, Beth was writing...

  • Consider the communities

    SO, those wanting a house mortgage are to be subjected to yet more investigation by the banks, with the intention of reducing the availability of funds and...

  • 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:...

  • Fighting for care home

    YES we're still fighting hard to achieve the continuation of Burrow House.It is a really difficult battle as I, and many others feel that Devon County Council...