Monthly Archives: August 2019

Michael Morpurgo exhibition: The Burton, until 28th October.

Michael Morpurgo, A Lifetime in Stories is an exclusive exhibition curated by Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books on display at the Burton at Bideford from August 24 – October 28. The exhibition will look at the author’s … Continue reading

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Heroine of India honoured with statue in Torrington.

A bronze statue of Sister Nivedita (1867-1911) was unveiled by Great Torrington Town and Torridge District Councillors in Great Torrington Cemetery on Saturday 27th August . Sister Nivedita, who was born Margaret Elizabeth Noble, spent much of her life in … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 172 (July).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue Appledore. On Radio Devon on 3rd July, an early morning report that providing a contract is signed soon for building fishing vessels it is possible for the yard to reopen by October providing employment … Continue reading

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