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Village scribe's new book

An intrepid reporter has at last put his globetrotting days behind him so he can wax lyrical about his experiences in poetry – at the tender age of 90. Cecil Collacot has been the Bradworthy village correspondent for the North

Money rolls in for farmer fund

Desperate farmers are to receive more than £3,000 in crisis aid thanks to the North Devon Journal. The paper launched the North Devon Crisis Aid Appeal to help farm workers whose livelihoods are threatened by the foot and mouth epidemic.

'Seasoned journalist' dies, 46

A well-known journalist who worked on several papers, including the North Devon Journal, has died the day before her 46th birthday. Rose Mears continued to work in journalism, a profession that she loved, despite suffering ill health for some time.

Coronation Street – in the Westcountry

Page 1 of 3 As Corrie fever reaches its height, join Emma Slee, of the North Devon Journal, as she takes a stroll down Barnstaple’s very own Coronation Street. By ‘eck! The street might not be cobbled and that infectious

Civvy street for four-day soldier

Journalist Brian Price is coming to terms with life back on civvy street – after spending time with the Marines in war-torn Yugoslavia. The North Devon Journal reporter travelled to Kosovo with nine other journalists from other newspapers and television

Press trip to Kosovo will be "no holiday camp"

David Price is escaping the hustle and bustle of the newsroom – by heading off to war-torn Yugoslavia. The reporter, from the North Devon Journal, is joining nine other journalists to spend four days shadowing the Royal Marines in Kosovo.

Four-week look at North Devon tourism

Readers of the North Devon Journal are to be asked about the future of tourism in their area as the paper opens up a wide-ranging debate into the issues. Tourism is a vital part of the region’s economic future and

Today, the Journaltomorrow, the world!

Stories from the North Devon Journal have been appearing far and wide. Their running story about the Phantom Gnome Planter of Old Lynton Town – who keeps covering a local couple’s front garden with gnomes – has attracted the attention

Readers oppose wind power

Staff at the North Devon Journal have been blown away by the results of a survey they conducted to see whether or not readers wanted wind farms built in the area. The newspaper carried out its exclusive poll after controversial

Devon readers have their say

Readers of the North Devon Journal are being asked to decide on the latest big issue to hit the region – the prospect of wind farms springing up across the countryside. The issue had opinion firmly divided as to whether

Journal reporter's tough gastronomic challenge

It was a tough job – but somebody had to do it… North Devon Journal reporter James Bulpett (pictured above) was sent to eat a magnificent mixed grill after a challenge was issued to the people of Devon by the

Vine's roots are in Devon

The announcement of the retirement of TV sports presenter David Vine had special significance for staff at the North Devon Journal – because it was there that he started his illustrious career. Mr Vine (65) joined the Journal in the

Newspaper launches tourism site

This is North Devon, the website of the Northcliffe Newspaper-owned North Devon Journal, has launched a new online comprehensive guide to tourism in its region Content includes accommodation listings, attractions, restaurants and a guide to what’s on. Visitors will be

New poll on hunting debate

The great hunting debate has captured the imagination of readers of a second Devon newspaper. Hot on the heels of a survey in the Mid Devon Gazette, its sister paper the North Devon Journal has come to the same conclusion

Town and country

Aerial photographs of Devon have gone on sale to readers of two local newspapers. The pictures were commissioned to mark the Millennium by the Mid- Devon Gazette and the North Devon Journal. And the titles have published almost 100 of

TV break at 19 for Naomi

Reporter Naomi Dymond is set for a television career – at 19. She leaves the North Devon Journal on Friday and starts work as a junior journalist with Carlton on July 3. Naomi has yet to complete her NCTJ training