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  • Time for real railway links

    THERE has been a great deal in the papers and on TV about storm damage to the West Country's railway and how it has hit holiday bookings.Now, the trains will...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Claims need a closer look

    A RECENT letter, "Finland has the best idea" (Journal, March 27), made assertions concerning grammar schools and the Finnish education system which...

  • In praise of home's care

    REGARDING proposed closures of Burrow House and other homes across Devon I appreciate there is a need to cut costs and become more efficient but this is a short...

  • Heritage will be sacrificed

    CONGRATULATIONS Terry Green (Journal, March 20). I am so pleased that someone has taken the opportunity to support the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon.Mr...

  • Flooding is nothing new

    IT was inevitable someone would try to link the recent storms and floods with climate change (Journal, March 13).They need to read their history books and stop...

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  • Farewell to tireless pair

    IT was an emotional occasion at North Devon Hospice last week as we said a fond farewell to two long-standing members of staff.Rebecca Worth has been a fixture...