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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

Chilled Barnstaple pub staff take ice bucket challenge From North Devon Gazette
Marshals staff undergo icy inundation for the Chemotherapy Appeal.

The Summits rock at Barnstaple reunion From North Devon Gazette
Charity 50th anniversary bash is hailed a great success amid rumours it may not quite be the end for…

Business owners slam ‘diabolical’ pavements From North Devon Gazette
BUSINESS owners in Barnstaple’s Butcher’s Row have labelled the road and pavements ̵…

Robot sheep dogs could soon help manage farmers’ flocks From This is North Devon
It was once the subject of a far-fetched plot line from a Wallace and Gromit movie but scientis…

Braunton Tesco to lose bus service From This is North Devon
A BRAUNTON supermarket will soon be inaccessible to elderly people due to bus service reductions.

Roadworks delay journeys to Exeter airport From This is North Devon
MANAGEMENT at Exeter International Airport is appealing to passengers to leave more time to catch th…

From Devon County Council

Ilfracombe shopkeeper guilty of selling illegal tobacco

A North Devon shopkeeper has pleaded guilty to selling illicit tobacco following an investigation…

New disabled access vehicle launched by North Devon Car Scheme

The North Devon Car Scheme has unveiled its new easy access vehicle which has received grant fund…

Crossing improvements at junction in Ilfracombe

Scheme to improve pedestrian safety at the junction of New Barnstaple Road with Hillsborough Road…

Road enhancement scheme to start in Ilfracombe

Access for pedestrians and deliveries to be maintained at all times during road upgrade scheme.

Ilfracombe youth project celebrates its 15th birthday

The Real McCaf youth project, based in an old cafe in the town, has just celebrated its 15th birt…

Vital improvements made to the Lantern in Ilfracombe

The Council is having to make urgent repairs to The Lantern building in Ilfracombe after a routin…

County Council farm to equip students with farming skills

Braunton and Ilfracombe students to gain practical farming experience, as Devon County Council’s …

Putting communities at the heart of what we do

Much is said about the importance of communities. In Devon we are blessed with strong and vibrant…

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
Combe Martin Rural

Local Services

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