Monthly Archives: June 2017

Exmoor Pony Centre “Birthday Bash”, 30th July.

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‘Bideford Triathlon’, 13th August.

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July’s Youth Page.

The game of life. The Olympics are a long way off. Mo Farah is still the face of meat supplements first, endurance running second, but when he leaves his bowl of high quality fungal protein alone and once again takes … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago; July 1917.

Of immediate interest this month is a Notice of Sale of the entire Appledore Gas Works. Established in 1874 on land in a field called Barn Close, which is part of Watertown in the Parish of Northam. The site, leasehold … Continue reading

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Buzz Byte – the Internet & the World Wide Web.

Most of us use it, but what is the World Wide Web (www)? Well it’s certainly not a giant sky-bound spider that cast its home over the Earth!! Though the Internet and the ‘web’ are often referred to as one … Continue reading

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Buzz Word – July.

The letter in June’s ‘Buzz Word’ – I am looking for information on the lane now known as May Hilder Way which is the footpath between Kingsley Terrace and Atlantic Way, Westward Ho! No one, not even Northam Town Council, … Continue reading

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Burton Art Gallery : July.

As if having Bagpuss, Ivor the Engine and the Clangers at the Burton last year wasn’t enough, we now can enjoy another children’s favourite – Roald Dahl’s ‘Big Friendly Giant‘! Children will love the 35 drawings by Quentin Blake of … Continue reading

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Book Buzz – July.

Events in Bideford Library. This year’s Summer Reading Challenge will be launched on Saturday 15th July ; the theme this year is Animal Agents. There will be lots of exciting events and activities going on at Bideford Library so join … Continue reading

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Bideford Cinema – July.

Friday 28 and Saturday 29 July at 7.30pm at the Custom House: Hampstead (12A), 102 mins. Please check our website and weekly press for up to date details. ___________________________________________  

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July diary.

Thursday 27th 6.45pm Westward Ho! Bridge Club at Trinity Church Hall. 470990 7pm Torridge Ramblers evening walk. 479473 7.30pm Scottish Country Dancing at Westleigh Village Hall. 473801 7.30pm Bideford Band Concert at Westward Ho! Green (Baptist Ch if wet). 7.30pm … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 147 (May/ June).

In port – Bideford Quay. None since last issue. In port – Yelland. Welsh Piper, 12/5. Bristol Channel Observations. 12/5 at 11.51 container vessel MSC Koroni, 48,244 tons d.w., owners Waldo Shipping Co Greece, outward bound from Avonmouth, having sailed … Continue reading

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Plough Arts Centre : July events.

9 – 11 Fore Street Great Torrington EX38 8HQ www.theploughartscentre.org.uk Listings – July 2017 Box Office: 01805 624624 Until Sat 29 July. Exhibition The Edge of Landscape – Paintings by Ashley Hanson & Sara Bor. Thurs 27. Theatre. ‘Northanger Abbey’ … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago – June 1917.

Many of the items of interest in this month’s editions are centred around agriculture and the implications the War is having on local businesses and farms. Heard Bros are advertising Avery Farm Tractors for sale with additional tractors on their … Continue reading

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A brief history of the Palladium Club.

The Club began life in 1919 as the stables for the Heavitree Inn. In 1926 it was the Palladium Cinema and the ticket office was situated where Patts’ Fruit and Vegetable shop now is in Mill St. Later it became … Continue reading

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Bideford Town Band summer concerts.

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