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Shipping notes No. 197 (August).

Bideford Quay. No shipping since last issue. Bideford has a new Harbour Master, Capt. Paul Brown, who used to be a harbour pilot at Dover, and took over pilotage in the area following the retirement of Capt. R. Hoad. Yelland … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 196 (July).

Bideford. No shipping since last issue. Appledore. No news any orders. Yelland. No shipping since last issue. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/7 at 20.30 cargo vessel Medal, 4,950 tons d.w., owners Vizcaina de Navegacion Spain, inward bound for Cardiff. 2/7 at … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 195 (June).

Bideford Quay. No shipping at Bideford since last issue. Yelland Quay. No shipping since last issue Appledore. No news of any contracts for the shipyard. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/6 at 05.53 cargo vessel Sarah-B, 2,300 tons d.w., owners Sophie-B Schiffahrts … 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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