The first 'topless' 50 dernier tirage du keno dress to be sold in North Devon is purchased from a Bideford shop; two elderly ladies on seeing it displayed said 'they did not know what the world was coming.' 1965 The mystery of a black beast seen in North Devon.
In Ilfracombe the 'opening of a wider road at the Millhead from Fore-street has given convenient access to the Parade for the first time for wheeled chairs.' A Volunteer Rifle Corps is established at Lynton.Mr Graham an aeronaut fails in his attempt to take to the skies in his balloon at Barnstaple.The total weekly wage is now.10s.0d (28.50).The BBC at Bristol broadcast the first ever programme specifically for farmers.Two brothers, Desmond and Peter Cox, row a salmon boat from Lundy to Appledore in 6 hours 20 jeux de bingo en français minutes.Incredibly, no-one is hurt.Ratepayers in Ilfracombe demand action to tackle the problem of empty shops in the town's High Street.Barnstaple Town Council decide to spend 27,000 lighting the town with electricity.Two dozen 'Lesbian Avengers' besiege the Winkleigh home of Emma Nicholson MP in a protest at her refusal to support the lowering of the age of homosexual consent.A new Baptist church is opened in Bideford's Mill Street at a cost of 27,000.On July 17 a new waterworks at Lynton is opened to supply the village with constant clean water.The Lynton Cliff Railway is inaugurated.
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