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  • Mill plans in official limbo

    WE live in close proximity to Cawsey Meethe Mill.This listed historical building continues to deteriorate largely due to the delays caused by North Devon...

  • Voters want beds opened

    AS you reported in the Journal on April 17, a parish poll was held here in Torrington which proved beyond doubt that Torrington residents wanted the beds...

  • 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...

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    Vet's views were wrong

    HOW dare vet Nick Clayton be so rude to our mayor, Suzette Hibbert, who works very hard for Lynton and Lynmouth.He doesn't even live in the area so is quite...

  • Tesco poses a real threat

    LOCAL people, and tourists especially, love to see shops full of quaint, interesting and traditional goods and services.Westward Ho! has a myriad of these long...

  • 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...

  • Seeking out forge stories

    LATER this year we are putting on an exhibition about Filleigh in South Molton museum.Coincidentally, there is an enormous pair of bellows that have been...

  • 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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  • Helmets on for safety

    HAVING cycled most of my life I have noticed that there is always an increase in the number of people cycling as soon as the spring weather arrives.Dusty bikes...

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  • Appalled by Miller's case

    I AM sure that a lot of readers will be appalled at the latest scandal involving MPs' expense claims.The Parliamentary Standards Commissioner recommended that...

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    Orace Otter birthdays

    Orace Otter is delighted to wish all his friends a very happy birthday.April 30 Sharlene Maddock, Barnstaple.