Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wonky Conker.

The “Helping Hand”, which holds up the “Wonky Conker tree”, near Kingsley Statue on Bideford Quay, very nearly didn’t happen at all.  Some years before  its construction, it was decided to chop down the mature trees on the riverbank in … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago – October 1912.

Bideford – The mayoralty for the ensuing year has been accepted by Mr. HNG Stucley JP of PillHead Bideford. He has been a councillor for eight years. His mother, the Dowager  Lady Stucley resides at Moreton Park. Bideford – Consul … Continue reading

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Richmond Dock revivified.

On Thursday 6.9.2012 Richmond Drydock, Appledore, came back into action  as a working dock with the arrival of the beam trawler ‘Anneliese’ crossing over the sill  on her final voyage to be broken up.    She had been towed from Penzance, … Continue reading

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