Tag Archives: South West

Exmoor Pony Centre – September.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton TA22 9QE. Wow, what great support we have had over the holiday period with visitors observing our new measures brilliantly. Exmoor has definitely been busier with people ‘staycationing’ and we have loved … 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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Shipping notes No. 184 (July).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue. Yelland Quay. Nothing since last issue. Appledore. No news from Mr Cox regarding reopening. However, in the North Devon Gazette, an article by Matt Smart (22/7) – “A move which would pave the way … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 183 (June).

Bideford Quay. Nothing since last issue Appledore. No news regarding the shipyard. Yelland Quay. Dea Gloria – 1/6 (2 trips). 2/6 Seen at 06.30, outward bound. This was her last trip to Yelland before she returned to her base on … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at Richmond Dock, Appledore.

Work progresses on the recycling of old vessels  –  photos Norman Hardaker. (Compare with our September article here ).

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“Matthew” calls at Bideford – 6th March.

These photos, taken by “Buzz” shipping correspondent Norman Hardaker, show the “Matthew” as she visited Bideford on 6th March to take on stores. “Matthew” is a replica of the caravel used by John Cabot for his 1497 voyage from Bristol … Continue reading

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