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Shipping notes No. 187 (October).

In port – Bideford Quay. Celtic Ambassador – built 1994; (ex – Bettina K, 2004); flag Cardiff; owners British; crew Ukrainian & Russian; from Larne to Castellon; arrived 14/10, sailed 16/10; loaded 2,859 tons ball clay. Yelland Quay. No shipping … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 186 (September).

Bideford Quay. No shipping since last edition. Yelland Quay. No shipping since last edition. Appledore. Since the announcement that the shipyard was to reopen as “Harland and Wolff Appledore”, there have been two open days for ex-employees to apply for … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 185 (August).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since last issue. Appledore. The great news, announced on Radio Devon on Tuesday 25th, was that the owners of Harland and Wolff Belfast shipyard (Infrastrata) had bought the yard for £7 … 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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