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Immature student

Have you ever bored yourself rigid with “Someday I will” thoughts? Someday I will be skinny, someday I will leave this terrible job, and someday I will travel the world. Well my ‘someday’ was “Someday I’ll be a social worker”. … Continue reading

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Wreck at Westward Ho!

SS4329 : Wreck on Westward Ho! beach, near to Westward Ho!, Devon, Great Britain. The Geograph Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Wreck on Westward … Continue reading

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July 2011 Landscape Gallery

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July 2011 The Bideford Free Public Library and the librarian

(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

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The Devon Medieval Combat Alliance

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

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Two Bideford Soldiers from World War 1

( 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

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Bideford Buzz

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.
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Two Free Services – The Library and the Burton Art Gallery

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

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