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The Devon Newfoundland story, 3rd-16th April.

The Devonshire Association, working with the Devon Family History Society, is marking nearly 500 years of contact and interaction between the people of Devon and Newfoundland Devon has strong historic links with the Canadian island of Newfoundland, dating back to … Continue reading

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Felicity’s sustainable fish cookery – April.

There will be visitors from this very fishy Canadian Island visiting on Tuesday 11th April as part of the Newfoundland celebrations. I will be running two free Demonstration and Tasting sessions at the Pop up café in Learn Direct (the … Continue reading

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Beavering away for Bideford flood protection.

There are proposals under consideration for raising the level of the Kenwith Reservoir dam to give the necessary added protection from fluvial flooding resulting from anticipated climate change and the amount of new housing development in the catchment area. In … Continue reading

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Northam Burrows Easter events.

The Great ‘Easter’ Eggcase Hunt – Tracking down Nature’s Eggcases. Tuesday 4th April 2pm-4pm. Meet at Westward Ho! Slipway. Super Swallows – Swallow Nest Making Thursday 6th April 2pm-4pm. Meet at the Burrows Centre. History Walk – Victorian Westward Ho! … Continue reading

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Exmoor pony centre – April. ______________________________________________

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Buzz Byte – basics.

Desktop, Laptop, or Tablet – the choice is yours! This month, rather than advice, I thought we’d look at some of the abbreviations used in the industry and what they stand for. The three main computers that are sold today … Continue reading

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Burton Art Gallery – April.

April is such a cheerful month, with everything springing to life; colour takes over from the greys of winter, the sun rises higher and gives us some warmth, most welcome. Colour is an important feature of the art of Wilhelmina … Continue reading

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Book Buzz.

Bideford Library. April Events – Tuesdays 4th and 11th – 10.00am-12.00 Easter drop in with Craft Activities for children. 4th, Make an Easter Bunny Bag : 11th, Plant a Bean and watch it grow. Friday 7th Quilting Workshop 4.00 – … Continue reading

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Bideford Cinema – April.

Sunday 2 April at 6.00pm and Monday 3 April at 7.00pm at Bideford College: Hidden Figures (12A), 127 mins. Friday 7 and Saturday 8 April at 7.30pm at Kingsley School: Moonlight (15)*, 111 mins. Saturday 8 at 5.00pm and Sunday … Continue reading

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April diary.

  Saturday 1st 9am-1pm Hearty Breakfast at Alwington Village Hall. 451508 10 -1.Coffee morning at Nature’s Nutrition, Mill St. 7pm Film Club at Littleham Village Hall. 471928 Sunday 2nd 11am. Welly Wanging at Bradworthy Play Area. 01409 241313. 1-5pm … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 144 (February/ March).

In Port – Bideford Quay. Fehn Caledonia – (ex – Rhine Express, 2014); built 2013; flag Antigua; owners German; crew Latvian, Ukrainian, & Russian; from Avonmouth to Castellon; arrived 7/3, sailed 10/3 ; loaded 2,350 tons ball clay. Appledore. The … Continue reading

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Plough Theatre – April events.

  9 – 11 Fore Street Great Torrington EX38 8HQ Listings – April 2017 Box Office: 01805 624624 Until Saturday 22 April. Exhibition. Prints by Merlyn Chesterman and Pine Feroda. Saturday 29 April (until Saturday 20 May). Exhibition. Michael … Continue reading

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Bideford’s Newfoundland links & the Chope Collection.

Devon has strong historic links with the Canadian Province of Newfoundland dating back to the 16th Century, when boats from local ports sailed to the waters of Newfoundland to fish for cod. Initially men left Devon in April and returned … Continue reading

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Beekeeping beginners’ course; commences 2nd April.

North Devon School of Country Beekeeping. Have you ever had the slightest interest in beekeeping? Do you want to help the environment AND get honey as a reward? Then the North Devon School of Country Beekeeping may be the place … Continue reading

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How fit are you? – find out on 22nd April. ________________________________________________

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