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It had been a blustery day. Cold winds settling in from the harsh North West had filled the bay with a scattering of wild white horses; boats remained within the shelter of the pier unable to tend to their lobster pots or possible passengers. As the early evening spread I settled down to read through an archived newspaper article concerning the fleeing from bankruptcy of Rowland Stephenson, a distinguished member of parliament, who had landed at Clovelly on the 31st of December in 1829 aboard... more

A 73 year old man in a coach party deviated off the main street to enter a cottage garden thinking he could make his way down the cliff from there.  As he progressed he then became entangled in brambles and shouted for help.  The rescue started from the garden with locals, Tommy and Stephen Perham holding a rope for Adam Beani and Algis to climb down and cut him free. The coach party guide had informed them that the man was sadly suffering from an onset of dementia.  Robson Green (who was... more

Storm Troupers: The Fight to Forecast the Weather. BBC 4 'BBC4 came to film the barometer at the Clovelly Lookout in February: Episode 1 broadcast on 23 May available for 28 days:http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07cvg9p/storm-troupers-the-fight-t... The series is about the history of weather forecasting from its beginnings to present day forecasting which helps businesses to maximise profits and to predict ever changing climates and weather patterns.

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