Monthly Archives: July 2020

Plans to transform the heart of Bideford.

Councillors unanimously backed outline plans that could see the heart of Bideford transformed as part of a £9.7m bid for investment and regeneration. The scheme has been developed as Bideford’s bid for a slice of the £1billion “Future High Streets” … Continue reading

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New improved access at Westward Ho! slipway.

Local Contractors and Council Officers worked in partnership to complete an upgrade and extension to the slipway access to the Blue Flag designated beach at Westward Ho!. With one eye on the tide timetable and careful preparations, the team were … Continue reading

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Bereavement support during Covid-19.

(Scroll down below poster for links). NHS. Tel. 01271-322362. Website – www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk North Devon Hospice. Tel. 01271-347225. Email – scteam@northdevonhospice.org.uk Website – www.northdevonhospice.og.uk Cruse Bereavement Care. Tel. 0300 330 5466. Email – devon@cruse.org.uk Website – www.cruse.org.uk Families in Grief. Tel. … Continue reading

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New affordable housing in Bideford.

New affordable homes in Bideford support local employment, economy and housing needs of local people. Westward has provided great new affordable homes in Bideford, thanks to working with new local developer NG Properties SW, to produce fantastic quality properties in … Continue reading

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News from the Exmoor Pony Centre.

Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton, TA22 9QE. Good news from the Pony Centre – we are now open! Very careful consideration has been taken to ensure we are following the government guidelines to keep all our staff, volunteers and visitors … Continue reading

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Torridge District Council ask residents to contact them for help with Council Tax or Business Rates arrears.

Torridge Council have issued a call for people experiencing any problems or anxiety with Council Tax or Business Rates arrears to get in touch with the Council as soon as possible and not to let arrears build up. The Council … Continue reading

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Help with anxiety & depression – ‘TALKWORKS’.

‘Don’t suffer in silence’ – help at hand for people in North?Devon feeling anxious about leaving lockdown. For many people across the country, the past few months have been an incredibly difficult time with the COVID-19 pandemic creating a range … Continue reading

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Help with relationship counselling.

New Local Relationship Counselling Service. A new Relationship Counselling service opened in Barnstaple earlier this year to help local couples and individuals struggling with their relationships to access support in their local area. The coronavirus outbreak meant that the service … Continue reading

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Phased return of Devon libraries.

Our phased return to libraries starts from Monday 6th July. What To Expect In Our Libraries. Libraries will begin to reopen with a limited number of services from Monday 6th July.  Four libraries, Braunton, Chudleigh and Honiton in Devon and … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 183 (June).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue Appledore. No news regarding the shipyard. Yelland Quay. Dea Gloria – 1/6 (2 trips). 2/6 Seen at 06.30, outward bound. This was her last trip to Yelland before she returned to her base on … Continue reading

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