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This is a beach of contrasts. A stream idly trickles through football-sized boulders down to the sea, while soothing sweeps of light-brown sand provide a backdrop to jutting rock formations that point arrow-like towards the Atlantic. It’s a place for … Continue reading
Dear Editor, Further to September’s BUZZ WORD re Reeds Cafe, as a member of the Reed Family I can give you more information! Albert Reed was the son of Alfred (my great-uncle) and Esther Reed who owned the Baker’s Shop … Continue reading
Bideford’s New Torridge Bridge was opened to the public on May 20th 1987 – 25 years ago. This photograph was taken on Sunday 17th May 1987; it was an open day for members of the public to walk across the … Continue reading
One Hundred years ago Horse Ambulance It is expected that the Horse Ambulance required for the Bideford Hospital will cost about £70, and up to the present about £25.12s.6d has been subscribed The Coal Strike This strike which has lasted … Continue reading
250g soft butter 250g light muscavado sugar 4 eggs 250g self raising flour 250g raisins 250g sultanas 125 g glacé cherries, halved 1tsp mixed spice 1 tbsp brandy Grease an 8″ tin and line the base with greaseproof paper. Combine … Continue reading
Fly the Tarka Trail on Google Street Map The 33 mile section, between Braunton and Meeth, of the 163 mile Tarka Trail regional route has gone live on Google Street View. This means that anyone with access to the internet … Continue reading
Bideford Black I have just read in the April edition of Bideford Buzz the article by John Martin about the mining of Bideford Black. This document http://www.ussher.org.uk/journal/00s/2006/Posters06.pdf implies that it was marketed as ‘Biddiblack’ which is presumably how Biddiblack Way … Continue reading
One hundred years ago Appledore Disasters Appledore was thrown into a state of grief on hearing that the schooner Agnes was lost and that Captain George Cawsey and his son Alfred of Appledore were both drowned. The Rival, sailed by … Continue reading
Important Guard against damp feet and consequent chills by wearing a pair of Goodenough’s rubber overshoes. To prevent a serious cold is worth the outlay of several pairs, and one pair answers every purpose. WH Goodenough of 2a Meddon Street. … Continue reading
Picture of the wreck “Sally” Westward Ho! Beach Beach Patterns. Hartland Quay in winter.
Northam Twinning Association Northam Twinning with France and Germany has been going on for almost 40 years, with a good deal of bonhomie, entente cordiale and freundschaft during all that time. Some of our members were there at the start, … Continue reading
A friendly group of people, dedicated to the growing and showing of Fuchsias. Richard Stapley (Secretary) 4, Bowden cottages, Blakes Hill Road, Landkey, Barnstaple, EX32 0LR 01271 831292 Meets on the 1st Thursday of every month except for August (Annual … Continue reading
The Devon Medieval Combat Alliance having recently returned from Wales and a trip 500 years back in time are looking forward to the new season, our eleventh .Based in Bideford, we are a non-political, non-religious organisation which sees education as … Continue reading