Posts for Appledore

Appeal for witnesses as man injured at Appledore

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating how a 36-year-old man was seriously injured at Appledore Quay have issued an appeal for witnesses. Detectives would like to hear from anyone who saw an incident on the afternoon of Monday 6 September. Passers-by flagged down an ambulance to help the casualty, […]

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Appledore RNLI rescues drowning swimmer

From Appledore RNLI: In the last 21 days Appledore RNLI lifeboats have been launched 10 times to emergency rescues. These include boats adrift, running aground and broken down; offshore searches for missing kayaks and paddle boarders who had not returned by dusk; a Mayday from a sinking boat; a search […]

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Free hop-on, hop-off bus in Torridge

A free to use, hop on-hop off, Coach service for tourists and locals will become a regular sight in Torridge this summer, thanks to an initiative led by Northam Town Council. The free “Potwalloper” service will link the three popular tourist locations of Northam, Appledore and Westward Ho! on Wednesdays […]

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New wet fish counter, Appledore

From Torridge Council: Just five years ago the then privately run Appledore Fishdock, which opened in 2008, was in some distress with under investment in machinery, confusing leases, and a lack of plans to support the local fishing industry. While the intervening years have not been plain sailing Torridge Councils […]

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More business support for Torridge businesses

The Government announced last weekend that to reduce social contact and limit the spread of Covid-19, certain businesses and venues, would be required to close from Thursday 5th November to the 2nd December 2020. These included all non-essential retail, hospitality and entertainment venues, accommodation providers, personal care and leisure facilities, community centres […]

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Torridge cashless parking goes to RingGo

Cashless Parking in Torridge will be changing from Parkmobile to RingGo on the 26th October. The move is part of a wholesale consolidation of cashless parking across the County, with single provision by RingGo across all Devon Councils. As part of the move to RingGo, and to encourage safer, touch […]

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RNLI fundraiser Clovelly/Appledore

68 people walked the fairly gruelling South West Coast Path from Clovelly to Appledore Lifeboat Stations raising money for their local lifeboat stations. Run by the volunteers of the Appledore RNLI Fundraising Guild, the registration station was set up outside the RNLI Gift Shop in Clovelly which enabled everyone to […]

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Planning delays at Torridge Council

Frustrating times for house buyers and people applying for planning permission as extra workload post-lockdown creates delays … Torridge District Council are making customers aware that high work volumes are having a direct impact on the turnaround times within the Planning and Land Charges Services. Workloads have peaked post lockdown […]

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Torridge play areas start to reopen on 6th July

Torridge Council has announced that play areas in the district will start to reopen from next Monday 6th July in line with a relaxation of government lockdown restrictions. The facilities have been closed since March when the government introduced measures to halt the spread of coronavirus and as part of a […]

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2 shouts this week for Appledore lifeboat

Just after 9.30pm on Thursday 25 June, the volunteer crew were tasked to a report of a person in the water near Victoria Park in Bideford, shouting for help. Bideford Coastguards and Police were on scene and an ambulance had been tasked. Just before the inshore lifeboat arrived, Falmouth Coastguard […]

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