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Northam Burrows visitor centre – kitchen & cafe modular units on site.

The Modular Café and Kitchen units have now been delivered and installed at the Northam Burrows Visitor Centre site as the final layout of the facilities starts to emerge. The units were pre-assembled off-site and were craned into position ready … Continue reading

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Explore Northam Burrows with a season ticket.

Toll charges at Northam Burrows are set to commence on 2nd April and getting a season ticket is now easier than ever, with different options to suit your needs! Following the successful introduction of contactless payment systems at gate kiosks … Continue reading

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New roof for Burrows Centre; foundations ready for modular cafe.

  The refurbishment of Northam Burrows Visitor centre has continued at pace during February as part of a 14-week refurbishment project being undertaken by Pearce Construction. Outwardly the most striking change has been the reinstatement of the roof, which means … Continue reading

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Bideford Races, May 1928.

This advertisement comes from the Bideford Gazette for 1928 currently housed at the Bideford Archive. The archive is run by volunteers, and you will find it is a mine of information on Torridge district; not just births, marriages and deaths, … Continue reading

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Mysteries at St. Margaret’s, Northam.

Whilst clearing ivy from gravestones in Northam Churchyard recently, we came across a very well-carved stone commemorating two families, the Blighs and the Copners. Francis Bligh was a lieutenant in the Royal Navy and died in 1825.   Also named were … Continue reading

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Northam Twinning Association

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

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