Monthly Archives: February 2021

Virtual Balloon Race, 4th April. Are you looking for a bit of fun this Easter that the whole family can enjoy? In April, North Devon Rotary Clubs are giving you the opportunity to set to the skies by taking part in an … Continue reading

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Devon Carers – caring for carers.

If you look after someone, who looks after you? Since COVID-19, the number of unpaid carers in Devon has increased by almost 50% to approximately 130,000 (source: Devon County Council). It has never been more important to identify and support … Continue reading

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First phase of Westward Ho! sea defences completed.

The first phase of enhanced sea defences at Westward Ho! has been completed with the placement of around 2,000 tonnes of locally-sourced rock armour from Brookland Sand and Aggregates. The energy dissipating structure is the first phase of a complete … Continue reading

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Exmoor Pony Centre – February.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton, TA22 9QE Well, here we are in Lockdown 3, not that the ponies have a clue what is going on! The staff are all working at the centre handling the foals, exercising … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 190 (January).

Bideford Quay. I start off this month with very sad news that Michael Pryer, aged 77, the port crane operator for T.D.C., died of a heart attack at January 8th. He had worked as crane driver since I moved to … Continue reading

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