Posts for B and B

Essential items market at Barnstaple

From Devon Council: The doors at Barnstaple Pannier Market are due to open at 9am this Friday (13 November) for a small essential items market. The one day market will be open until 4pm and will help residents living near to town access essential supplies during the current lockdown. Vegetables, […]

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£60 million for North Devon Link Road

It is the case that the North Devon link Road needs improving, so it is good to see investment. There are too many slow sections, and the area is an accident hotspot. However, the SW is more than just the link road, so money needs pumping into infrastructure elsewhere, too. […]

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B & M Bargains Bideford to open in December

The new B & M store at Clovelly Road, Bideford is set to open on 7th December. Close to Affinity Devon, the store will sell groceries, wine, beer, baby food and pet food – as well as highly affordable home and lifestyle products such as health and beauty buys, homeware, […]

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North Devon offers free parking to help businesses click and collect

North Devon Council (NDC) has announced that it will be offering two hours of free parking in selected car parks during lockdown to help enable local independent businesses to offer click and collect services. From Thursday 5 November the following NDC car parks will be free to use between 4pm […]

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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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A few shops can open at Affinity Devon

In line with Government guidance, Affinity Devon is now closed for all retailers except those providing essential goods and services, Click & Collect and eateries providing takeaway.In this case, the following will remain open for people in Devon: Holland & Barrett – the store will be open 9am – 6pm Mondays-Saturdays, and 10am – 4pm Sundays. […]

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Torridge Remembers

This year might have changed how we remember them, but why we remember them will never change. Remembrance allows people of all ages and backgrounds to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces, and to join together in the hope for a brighter, peaceful future. This year […]

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Torridge Council tries to reassure residents

The Leader of Torridge District Council, Councillor Ken James, has today sought to reassure residents that those experiencing hardship as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic shouldn’t be afraid to come forward and seek help. Torridge Council has supported many government initiatives to distribute funding to those affected including business […]

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FOUND – Woman missing, Barnstaple

Update: A 33-year-old woman reported missing from Barnstaple has been located safe. Police were carrying out searches for Chelsea Angell who was last seen in Barnstaple town centre on Friday afternoon, 30 October. Chelsea was located on Saturday afternoon, 31 October. Police would like to thank the public for their […]

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Good for Torridge Council!

At an extraordinary meeting of Full Council on 26 October, Councillor Cottle-Hunkin, Lead Member for Communities, Culture and Leisure, brought forward a Notice of Motion regarding the Lords’ amendment to the Agriculture Bill. The motion proposed that Torridge District Council should express its anger and disappointment on the government’s decision […]

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