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(I came across this the other day in the North Devon Journal for 20th August 1891. We all know the present librarian is nothing like the one described here – but when are we going to get real fires back … Continue reading
The Devon Medieval Combat Alliance having recently returned from Wales and a trip 500 years back in time are looking forward to the new season, our eleventh .Based in Bideford, we are a non-political, non-religious organisation which sees education as … Continue reading
( Photo is of William Lewis May) Recently at our local history society meeting, here in Netley Abbey, Hampshire, we had a talk about the First World War (WW1). Afterwards my wife Betty spoke to the lecturer about a distant … Continue reading
Bideford Buzz is produced and distributed by a team of volunteers, with financial and practical assistance from Devon County Council’s Library and Information Services, Bideford Town Council, and Bideford Bridge Trust. A group from the ‘Old Rectory’ are part of the team of typists. If you are also interested in helping produce and develop this newsletter we will be glad to hear from you.
The public library has been with us for over a hundred years. Although as a librarian I’m biased, I still believe that it offers something very rare these days – not just books,free to all, but also companionship, community links … Continue reading