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  • Ashamed of planned cuts

    I feel deeply ashamed of Devon County Council's proposed cuts in care homes, respite centres, youth service centres and children's homes.Not only will hundreds...

  • Healthcare under threat

    WE are faced with a Government which has already decided to cut the national health budget by 20 billion pounds which will affect Devon county health provision...

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    Not looking at long term

    AS we are well aware, all our roads are deteriorating at a rate of knots. The potholes are sometimes temporarily filled and sometimes filled in with the...

  • A new base for hospice

    TODAY, North Devon Hospice are delighted to announce that we will be expanding the services we provide by building a new facility in Holsworthy.This will allow...

  • Band helps out charities

    AT the recent annual meeting of Appledore Band, members voted to support the following charities with £300 each as a result of the band playing Christmas...

  • Finland has the best idea

    STEPHEN Brown disputes our arguments that the grammar school system was biased towards the middle classes and that the system produced lower educational...

  • One size fits all is wrong

    NEXT month the European Parliament will be voting on a new measure to prevent the importation, transportation and ownership of a banned plant.The object is to...

  • 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...

  • Defending private care

    I am writing in response to the letter from Mike Creek in the Journal on March 13 headed "It's time for cuts to stop".While not contesting his...