Monthly Archives: November 2021

‘Castle Hill work hub’ launches.

An exciting new work hub has launched in Great Torrington, aimed at creating a vibrant, community-focused place for people to work on a flexible basis. The Castle Hill work hub, situated within the Castle Hill building at the heart of … Continue reading

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New business & community meeting centre venue, Northam Burrows.

Torridge District Council have unveiled a unique suite of bookable meeting room facilities, at the recently refurbished Northam Burrows visitors centre, that they want to showcase at a series of upcoming open days. Nestled in the sandy dunes of Northam … Continue reading

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‘Project Hope’ youth support.

andy@wingscharity.com   Project Hope is a free 6 – 12 week course aimed at anyone over 18 who is struggling to find employment or has recently become unemployed and aims to identify and overcome barriers to employment. Clients need to … Continue reading

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‘Silver Wings’ community group.

Wings South West is delighted to have launched a new group for retired members of our local community. Last spring as lockdown was easing, Wings South West commissioned research into community needs in Torridge and North Devon. One of the … Continue reading

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Green Homes Grant scheme.

Low-income Residents across Torridge can benefit from free energy efficiency improvements worth up to £10,000 thanks to receiving a share of a multi-million pound Government funded programme, led by West of England Combined Authority, working with E.ON and Happy Energy … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 199 (October).

Bideford Quay. No shipping since last issue. On Tuesday 19th news was announced by the council that the former Harbour Capt Paul Labistour died at home on the 18th . He had retired from the Harbour Master position in March … Continue reading

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