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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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Shipping notes No 176 (November).

Bideford Quay. The Oldenburg sailed about 07.00 13th for drydocking at Sharpness. Appledore. No further news regarding the reopening of the shipyard. Possibly an announcement prior to the General Election on the 12th December? Yelland Quay. No shipping since last … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 175 (October).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since the Deo Gloria in June. Appledore. No news since that last reported (27th September). Bristol Channel Observations. 2/10 at 12.59 cargo vessel Eastern Vanquish, 3,577 tons d.w., owners Eastern Shipping … 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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