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Shipping notes No. 226 (January).

Bideford Quay. No shipping this month. Yelland Quay. No shipping this month. Appledore. Quorn and Atherstone still at shipyard. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/1 at 05.42 vehicle carrier Don Quijote, 28,142 tons d.w., owners Wallenius Wilhelmsen Oslo and Stockholm, outward bound … Continue reading

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Shipping notes No. 225 (December).

Bideford Quay. No shipping this month. Oldenburg returned on 17th from drydocking at Sharpness. Appledore. Quorn and Atherstone still at Shipyard. Yelland Quay. No shipping this month. Bristol Channel Observations. 1/12 at 15.43 vehicle carrier RCC Passion, 11,196 tons d.w., … 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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