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Appledore School, Moreton House – summer events for children.   _________________________________________________

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Appledore Summer Festival.

27, 28 & 29 July. On the eve of this year’s Appledore Summer Festival the Appledore West Quay Fund Raisers will be presenting a Film Night in St Mary’s Church Hall – film to be announced later! Drinks will be … Continue reading

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July’s youth page.

Exams and red shoes? It’s that time of year….. Lucy and Millie look at two important stages – exams, and what comes after……… Exam season. That time of year most of us dread, schools have been building up to it … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago – July 1918.

New Ration books commence distribution on the 6th July, ready for use in the National Rationing Scheme on the 15th July. There are seven different categories, all serially numbered and individually addressed. This work has been completed by the Food … Continue reading

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Felicity’s seaweed recipe.

The Seaweed Festival in Clovelly was attended by many enthusiastic people and the demonstrations on Foraging, Identification and Seaweed for health were all excellent. I ran a tasting stall with Nori (same seaweed as laver) crisps, Seaweed Plan, Pickled Samphire … Continue reading

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Recently seen at Westward Ho!

Ctenophores, known commonly as sea gooseberries or comb jellies. They are carnivorous predators in the Plankton. They eat zooplankton, fish eggs and fish larvae. They catch their prey with their sticky tentacles which they can retract when not feeding. Their … Continue reading

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It’s heating up for our pets ………..

……. and people are still not getting the message. The weather is (finally) warming up! This a fab time of year, you and your pets can get out into the big outdoors and enjoy your walks again, a great way … Continue reading

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July’s gardening tips.

July is one of those months when we tend to think everything is done for the season and no doubt hope to be able to relax in the garden maybe with a nice BBQ and a cooling drink, weather permitting … Continue reading

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Burton Art Gallery; July/ August.

July – we are half way through the year already, and for the many summer visitors to Bideford, the Gallery is showing the skill of the Painter-Printmaker in galleries I and II. There are so many talented artists using the … Continue reading

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Book Buzz – July.

Mischief Makers at Devon Libraries this Summer. Our big focus for July is of course the launch of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday 14th July during library opening hours. At Bideford Library we will be having a launch … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Golf celebrates 150 years.

“The Westward Ho! and North Devon Ladies were very early pioneers in the history of Ladies Golf. The Reverend Isaac Gosset, Vicar of the Parish of Northam and a founder of the Royal North Devon Golf Club has to take … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 158 (May/June).

Bideford Quay. Vessel due to load for Castellon early July. Yelland Deo Gloria 26.5. (2 Trips), 27.5 (2 trips ), 28.5 (2 Trips), 29.5 (2 Trips), 30.5 (2 trips), 31.5 (2 Trips), 1.6. (2 Trips), 2.6. (2 trips), 3.6 ( … Continue reading

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July diary.

We’re here every week – Mondays. 10-12pm Appledore Community Art Group at Appledore Community Hall. 6.45pm – 8.30pm. Breakaway Social Club for adults with learning/physical disabilities at the Baptist Church Hall Westward Ho! 01237 475051. 7pm Appledore Band – training … Continue reading

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Plough Theatre: July events.

9 – 11 Fore Street Great Torrington EX38 8HQ Listings – July 2018 Box Office: 01805 624624 Until 21 July. Exhibition. Peter Stiles; ‘Common or Garden’   Tuesday 17. Film. The Breadwinner (12A). 6pm. Talk. Peter Christie ‘Letters to … Continue reading

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“Coastal Creatures” – summer programme.


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