Posts for B and B

Torridge Work Hubs – give your views

The world of work is different at the moment, and in all likelihood, it’s going to stay different even after the pandemic. Lots more of us are working from home, either a few days a week or full time. There are plenty of benefits to that, but at times there […]

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Tier 3? No thanks

Devon Council has produced info for accommodation providers:   They say:   With half term coming up, many people from other parts of the country will want to take a break in North Devon. We are asking owners of B&B’s, holiday parks, guest houses, hotels, campsites, AirBnBs, holiday homes, etc.,to […]

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Pig on the Hill for sale

Stonesmith property experts are marketing the sale of The Pig on the Hill, a quirky and extremely impressive, award winning destination country pub and restaurant.   Completely refurbished to exacting standards in 2013, the contemporary venue is presented to an exceptionally high standard throughout.  Established for 30 years, the Pig […]

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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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Racially aggravated assault, Northam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police in North Devon are appealing for witnesses of a racially aggravated assault in Northam, near Bideford, on Thursday 10 September. At around midday on Diddywell Road, a black man in his 60s was approached by a white man in his 20s and verbally abused […]

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Plough helped by Lottery funding

From the Plough’s website: After the recent good news of a £25,000 grant from Torridge District Council, The Plough Arts Centre has been awarded £73,000 to help open and operate the business during these Covid-19 times by the National Lottery Community Fund. John Eeles, Chair of the trustees says: “The […]

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Find Your Footprint

North Devon Council and Torridge District Council are working together and encouraging local residents and organisations to “Find your footprint” to help combat climate change. “Find your footprint” is a joint project between the two councils and local environmental entrepreneur, Mukti Mitchell that aims to make reducing your carbon footprint […]

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Lottery funding to help hair pros support mental health

A trip to the hairdresser/barber makes us feel good, but hair professionals are often at the sharp end listening to clients as they work. Local community group, The Lions Barber Collective, is celebrating after being awarded £30,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work training hair professionals to support […]

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Exeter Uni research shows Covid-19 affecting mental health

From Exeter University:   A fifth of people have reported experiencing mental health issues and a third of people are feeling isolated because of the coronavirus pandemic, a major new survey shows. A total of 25 per cent of women who took part in the research reported mental health issues […]

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Torridge Council takes positive action on parking to encourage trade

Torridge Councils Community and Resources Committee  voted to implement plans for a free second hour of parking for motorists in Bideford, Holsworthy and Torrington main Car Parks. The free second hour will automatically be added to any one-hour tickets purchased during October and November and will commence from 8am on […]

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