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High tides and heavy rain came together to flood the centre of Kingsbridge
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 22, 2021 1163

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High tides and heavy rain have come together to create flooding in the centre of Kingsbridge. 
Police give advice to prevent accidental 999 calls
SA Sam Acourt October 19, 2021 139

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Devon and Cornwall Police is offering advice to callers who accidentally dial 999, in an effort to reduce unnecessary demand placed on operators. 
Salcombe History Society will close if it doesn't find more board members
SA Sam Acourt October 18, 2021 719
Salcombe History Society is looking for new board members as the chairman looks to retire.
Developer pleads guilty over contravening stop notice
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 18, 2021 1061
A developer has pleaded guilty to contravening a stop notice out in place by the council regarding Lock’s Hill.
Do you have a neighbour who deserves recognition?
SA Sam Acourt October 16, 2021 155

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With just under two weeks left to nominate, people across the UK are invited to participate in our annual hunt for the UK’s Neighbour of the Year Award –...
Can you help identify this thing we found on the beach?
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 21, 2021 904

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A weird thing has appeared on Leas Foot Beach in Thurlestone, which we would love to have a hand in identifying. 
No brown bin collection until at least spring 2022
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 18, 2021 2172
South Hams District Council has “reluctantly agreed” to continue the suspension of the garden waste collections until spring 2022.
A record number of Devon children qualify for Free School Meals
SA Sam Acourt October 13, 2021 197

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A record number of children in Devon are receiving free school meal holiday vouchers for October half term.
More than £13.5m paid out to South Hams second home owners during the pandemic
SA Sam Acourt Updated November 02, 2021 735
More than £13,500,000 has been handed over to second home owners in the South Hams during the pandemic. 
Police awareness campaign launched to help fight rural crime and livestock theft
SA Sam Acourt October 12, 2021 160

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A new awareness campaign is being launched to encourage residents and countryside visitors to help fight rural crime and livestock theft in Devon.
Kingsbridge In Bloom wins Queen's award AND Champion of Champions
SA Sam Acourt October 12, 2021 255

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Kingsbridge has been called a “shining example of what a group of really committed volunteers can do” as Kingsbridge In Bloom were presented with a Queen's award. ...
Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team helps police find and rescue injured walker
SA Sam Acourt October 11, 2021 242
Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team is called by Devon and Cornwall Police to help locate a walker with a "lower leg injury" on Dartmoor National Park. ...
https://careyourway.co.uk/franchise/
RR Rachel Roberts Updated October 11, 2021 126

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The CareYourWay Franchise Opportunity Whilst living a fulfilling lifestyle, you can make a life-changing difference every day. Make an impressive income and build a thriving business...
Buckfastleigh Fire Station attends two fires in less than 24 hours
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 08, 2021 279

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Buckfastleigh Fire Station were called to a "number of vehicles" having caught fire opposite the Abbey Inn on Thursday, and then called to the recycling bins at Woodholne car...
Jess is filling shoeboxes for dog charities this winter - can you help?
SA Sam Acourt October 08, 2021 274

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While not many of us have turned our attention to the C-word yet (Christmas, before you get worried), one young dog lover is starting to think about those four-legged...
"Overwhelming support" for SHDC's rewilding plans
SA Sam Acourt October 08, 2021 245

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A recent consultation held by South Hams District Council, has had overwhelming public support for its plans to increase biodiversity and wildlife value by at least 10 percent. ...
South Hams businesses win big at the Food and Drink Devon Awards
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 09, 2021 605

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This week the best and brightest in the Devon food and drink business were out in force to enjoy the 2021 Food and Drink Devon Awards.
Kingsbridge Fire Station crew is called to flooding
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 05, 2021 487

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Kingsbridge Fire Crew was called at 1.15am to deal with flooding and mudslides in South Huish. 
Youth club starting in East Allington
SA Sam Acourt October 05, 2021 436

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A new youth club is starting in East Allington, for children and young people in the surrounding area. 
KATS CASTING CALL! Calling all actors, singers and backstage crew
SA Sam Acourt Updated November 22, 2021 292
Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society is calling all budding actors, singers and backstage crew to come to a casting call for their next performance. 
Photo of the ‘Queen of Regatta’ takes first prize in competition
SA Sam Acourt October 04, 2021 665

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Dartmouth Regatta Photo Competition has been judged and the winner was a unanimous choice from the judges. 
Fire service advises checking tyres and windscreen wipers after attending an accident on the A38
SA Sam Acourt September 30, 2021 379

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Fire crews from Ashburton and Buckfastleigh warned drivers to check their tyres and windscreen wipers after attending a single vehicle accident on the A38. 
SHDC refuses planning permission for Alston Gate development
SA Sam Acourt Updated September 30, 2021 1102

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South Hams District Council has refused planning permission for the housing development at Alston Gate. 
Dog found next to deceased owner is helped with new mental health provision at Woodside Animal Sanctuary
SA Sam Acourt Updated September 29, 2021 404

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A nervous Springer Spaniel, who survived for days alone with his deceased owner, is among the heart-breaking cases being helped by a new mental health scheme at a South...
Woman denies murder of woman found dead in Salcombe
SA Sam Acourt September 28, 2021 859

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Jemma Mitchell has denied murdering Mee Kuen Chong and dumping her body in Salcombe. 
Neighbours rally around those affected by the Stokeham Fire
SA Sam Acourt Updated September 28, 2021 470
Neighbours and local people have donated a whole new wardrobe to one of the victims of this week’s Stokenham Fire. 
Neighbours roused sleeping residents as Stokenham fire took hold of the pub
SA Sam Acourt Updated October 06, 2021 563

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Three neighbours knocked on doors as the Stokenham fire started to alert sleeping residents to the emergency. 
Film crew comes to Kingsbridge
SA Sam Acourt September 27, 2021 967

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Kingsbridge got to rub shoulders with the glitterati today, as Jim Broadbent came to town to film his new movie. 
JustGiving page launched to support families after tragic fire
SA Sam Acourt Updated September 27, 2021 671

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Following the devastating fire in Stokenham last night, a JustGiving page has been set up to support those who lost their homes and livelihoods.
Fire destroys pub and houses
SA Sam Acourt Updated September 28, 2021 2729
A fire has destroyed four residential homes and The Tradesman's Arms, Stokenham.
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