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Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area

From local newspapers

Driver caught doing 87mph on Barnstaple to Braunton dual carriageway From North Devon Gazette
Ilfracombe man banned from driving after speeding down 50mph dual carriageway.

Disaster for North Devon fishing industry From North Devon Gazette
A ban on ray fishing could well spell the death of fishing in North Devon and cost the region £…

‘Prolific’ Ilfracombe shoplifter given second chance From North Devon Gazette
Ilfracombe man with 40 previous theft convictions given a conditional discharge from magistrates aft…

Criminal bullied his teenage son into helping him burgle a seaside amusements From This is North Devon
A career criminal corrupted his teenage son and bullied him into helping him break into a seaside am…

Editor’s “unreserved apology” for anonymous “homophobic”column From This is North Devon
A ‘HOMOPHOBIC’ column by an anonymous writer in a South Molton newspaper has prompted dozens of comp…

XXL Big Wave Award nomination for Andrew Cotton From This is North Devon
ANDREW Cotton has picked up an XXL Big Wave Awards entry in his first session of the season.The…

From Devon County Council

Highways work planned in Braunton
Five week scheme to replace the traffic signals in The Square in Braunton is due to start on Monday …

Traffic consultation in Braunton
Residents in Braunton are being invited to a traffic consultation event on Wednesday 2 October to sh…

Council urges communities to learn flood lessons
Devon’s worst affected communities are being encouraged to come together with key agencies to see wh…

More investment in schools as pupil numbers rise in Devon
Devon County Council’s Cabinet is meeting to discuss five separate schemes totalling £6.9 million…

County Council farm to equip students with farming skills
Braunton and Ilfracombe students to gain practical farming experience, as Devon County Council’s Far…

Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.

Local Councils
Devon County Council
North Devon District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Braunton Rural

Local Services

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