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  • 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...

  • Museum is worth a visit

    ON behalf of the Trustees of Braunton and District Museum and everyone concerned with the museum, Jane (manager) and myself would like to thank Barry Hodgson,...

  • 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...

  • Vote for the referendum

    THE media has not covered itself in glory trying to capitalise on Nigel Farage's employment of his German wife centring upon his European work. That said, this...

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  • Concerned for funding

    DAVID Baker calls for a real railway for North Devon, not a toy one (Journal Letters, April 10).Richard Pengilley asks for a title for it that matches its...

  • 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...

  • Poet's corner

    A Slow Moving Englishman In A Fast Moving WorldThe uniqueness of England is in rapid transitionOur beautiful landscape is losing traditionIn a fast moving world...

  • Damage is already done

    IT was with a heavy heart that I read Penny Mills' piece lamenting the reduction in house prices by as much as 50%.Over 20 years ago people like me, Penny and...

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  • Site at risk of flooding

    REGARDING the BMX track and development at Velator – the comment that the decisions taken by the parish councils of Braunton and Heanton and the...

  • Party record is not good

    THE local UKIP chairman has written to you complaining about a Conservative minister "overclaiming" her expenses.It was quite disgraceful what Maria...

  • 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:...

  • Questions of UKIP MEPs

    FOLLOW up to "Appalled by Miller's Case", April 24.I approve the majority of Mr Sargent's comments on this subject.However during my ongoing face to...

  • Opposed to application

    ONE hundred and twenty-three of us who objected to the planning application feel passionately that this lovely field opposite the hospital should not be built...

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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.

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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...

  • 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...

  • I'm opposed to Route 39

    I AM opposed to the building of Route 39 Academy.It is logical for any parent who has chosen to live in the countryside to accept that children will have to...

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  • 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...

  • Nightwalk is coming soon

    IT seems that May has come around incredibly quickly this year, and while it brings out the green of the trees and a brightening in the weather, it also means...