North Devon Council has confirmed it has received a planning application for a sculpture by local artist Damien Hirst, to be erected in Ilfracombe. The 20 metre statue would be located in the pier are. Tears flowed from young Ilfracombe local, Annabel Hatch. and our hopes and dreams of running a property of our own, but every school holiday I wanted to be here, and I still do.” Proceeds from…