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Shipping notes No. 201 (December).

Bideford Quay. As of 31st pm, Goliath still alongside at Bideford. Yelland Quay. No shipping. Appledore. As of 31st pm, Inyanga Entsha still alongside at Harland and Wolff yard (conversion from offshore supply vessel to cargo vessel). Bristol Channel Observations. … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 200 (November).

Who would have thought back in 2004 that I would reach this milestone of publishing the 200th edition of this shipping news – certainly not me. It has been an honour and a pleasure. In port – Bideford Quay. Celtic … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 199 (October).

Bideford Quay. No shipping since last issue. On Tuesday 19th news was announced by the council that the former Harbour Capt Paul Labistour died at home on the 18th . He had retired from the Harbour Master position in March … 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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