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Taw bridge chance from BOB campaign

A new bridge over the River Taw could be built after pressure from a North Devon Journal campaign. More than 600 readers responded to a call to Build our Bridge. The newspaper has been campaigning for a new bridge and

Journal urges councillors to stop and think

A Devon newspaper has launched a “stop and think” plea to planners as they prepare to decide on a crazy golf scheme for an area subject to flooding. The North Devon Journal has stepped in and told planning committee members

Trainee leads pony appeal to success

An animal charity is more than £8,000 better off thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a weekly newspaper. The North Devon Journal set itself a target of £7,500 in eight weeks for an animal treatment centre – and smashed the

Journal says no to sex shop plan

Plans to open a sex shop in Barnstaple are being opposed by the town’s weekly newspaper, the North Devon Journal. The newspaper has launched the BRASS – Barnstaple Rejects A Sex Shop – campaign in response to proposals by Kent

First week of Journal campaign Coin's It in

A campaign by the North Devon Journal to raise money for a local hospice has raised more than £1,200 in its first week. The paper’s Coin It campaign, run in conjunction with North Devon District Council, asked readers to donate