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Shipping notes No. 179 (February).

Bideford Quay. No commercial shipping since last issue. Oldenburg returned from her annual drydocking at Sharpness on the 27th Feb . Appledore. There has been no news, despite all the promises from Mr Cox, MP, that the yard would be … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 178 (January).

Yelland Quay. No shipping since last issue. Bideford Quay. No shipping since last issue. Bristol Channel Observations. 4/1 at 08.00 bulk carrier Izmir, 63,200 tons d.w., owners Izmir Maritime ltd Turkey, inward bound for Portbury. At 15.56 cargo vessel Kertu, … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 177 (December).

Bideford Quay. No cargo shipping since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since last issue. Appledore. No shipyard news forthcoming, so keeping fingers crossed that the New Year will bring some good news. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/12 at 07.58 cargo vessel … Continue reading

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Wonky Conker.

The “Helping Hand”, which holds up the “Wonky Conker tree”, near Kingsley Statue on Bideford Quay, very nearly didn’t happen at all.  Some years before  its construction, it was decided to chop down the mature trees on the riverbank in … Continue reading

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – 4th June.

Monday 4th June 2012 will see Bideford marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a civic parade along the Quay followed by a family-friendly party in the park.  The parade, led by the Youth Pipe Band, will leave the Town Hall … Continue reading

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