Monthly Archives: May 2019

Dementia awareness week, 20th -26th May.

There is a lot happening in Barnstaple during the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Action Week, 20 – 26 May. The Barnstaple Dementia Action Alliance is putting on a host of interesting events to inform and encourage local people, charities, companies community … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! beach – Blue Flag award.

Charity reveals country’s best beaches with announcement of Blue Flag and Seaside Awards for 2019. Keep Britain Tidy has today announced the winners of 71 Blue Flags and 137 Seaside Awards. Visitors to award-winning beaches can be sure of a … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! beach – dog restriction for 2019.

Dog Restriction introduced for 2019 bathing season on Westward Ho! Beach. From the 1st of May to the 30th of September Torridge District Council will be introducing a restriction for Dogs on Westward Ho! beach and promenade. This restriction relates … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago – May 1919.

Echoes of the war are still evident in some areas of life. R Blackmore & Sons Auctioneers, of New Road, Bideford, have been instructed to sell agricultural items which are surplus to the requirements of the North Devon Agricultural Committee. … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 169 (April).

In port – Yelland Quay. Welsh Piper 18/4. In port – Bideford Quay. Clavigo – built 1992; flag Antigua & Barbuda; owners German; crew Russian & Ukrainian; from Greenmore to Castellon; arrived 16/4, sailed 18/4; loaded 2,800 tons ball clay. … Continue reading

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