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Green Home Grants scheme.

On 8th July 2020 the Chancellor announced a £2 billion Green Home Grants Scheme to upgrade homes across England and make them more energy efficient. £1.5 billion of the total funding is to be made available through vouchers that can … Continue reading

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Volunteers flock to Westward Ho! Great British Beach Clean.

Over 70 volunteers gave up their time on Saturday 19th September to take part in a Marine Conservation Society clean-up and survey operation assisted by Torridge District Council Rangers and Councillors. The annual country-wide event, has been leading the way … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! & Bideford Art Society – second online exhibition.

INVITATION TO VIEW OUR 2ND ONLINE SHOW!! The May show can still be seen on our website, but we are delighted to invite you to view our NEW SEPTEMBER 2020 online show, which opened this week at http://www.whobidarts.co.uk/exhibition_refresh.html with all … Continue reading

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Woolsery Country Craft & Farmers’ Markets.

Woolsery Farmers’ Market has been split into two, to allow for COVID measures to be in place and to make more space. Refreshments will be available at both events. Dates as follow – 24th October, 10.00am – 2.00pm at Woolsery … Continue reading

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Exmoor Pony Centre – September.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton TA22 9QE. Wow, what great support we have had over the holiday period with visitors observing our new measures brilliantly. Exmoor has definitely been busier with people ‘staycationing’ and we have loved … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 185 (August).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since last issue. Appledore. The great news, announced on Radio Devon on Tuesday 25th, was that the owners of Harland and Wolff Belfast shipyard (Infrastrata) had bought the yard for £7 … Continue reading

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Urgent call for leisure centres’ funding.

Torridge District Council is working in partnership with local authorities across the South West in urgently calling on the Government to provide funding to safeguard the future of leisure centres. Councils which are members of the South West Leisure Group … Continue reading

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‘Memories by Moonlight’ – 26th September.

Remember loved ones by moonlight and support Children’s Hospice South West. Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is inviting people to remember and celebrate the life of a loved one and raise vital funds for the charity. A Memories by Moonlight … Continue reading

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‘Families for Chidren’ – online information sessions.

With the current COVID situation we are now running information sessions online via Zoom. I have pleasure in sending the date of our next information sessions. Are you considering adoption but not sure where to start? Families for Children is … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 184 (July).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since last issue. Appledore. No news from Mr Cox regarding reopening. However, in the North Devon Gazette, an article by Matt Smart (22/7) – “A move which would pave the way … Continue reading

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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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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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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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