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Ways to celebrate VE Day commemoration from home

From Devon County Council: The VE Day anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the enormous sacrifice, courage and determination of people from all walks of life during World War II. This year marks the 75th year since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe, […]

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Commonwealth Day celebrated in Bideford

Councillors and Officers from Torridge District Council and Bideford Town Council gathered at Riverbank House on Monday to celebrate Commonwealth Day by raising the Commonwealth Flag at the District Council offices in Bideford. The Commonwealth was constituted by the London Declaration in 1949 as the Commonwealth of Nations and this was just […]

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Free family activities at Northam Burrows

There will be lots of free family activities running on Northam Burrows throughout the school holidays with some great experience days thrown in for good measure. Two specific events kick off on Tuesday 18th February when the Ranger team will be helping families to make bird boxes. Then on Thursday 20th […]

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Hartland starts a mini Book Festival

Appledore Book Festival started small and now Hartland, an equally pretty place, is trying its own. New books and nothing but books will be on sale from a unique group of talented and engaging local authors at this relaxed friendly festival with a free slice of cake with every book […]

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Devon adoption events

Tuesday 12 November 2019 12/11/2019 Information event – Plymouth 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Midland House, Plymouth Devon Friday 15 November 2019 15/11/2019 Information event – Exeter 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Kenn Centre (The Norman Family Room), Kennford Devon Monday 2 December 2019 02/12/2019 Information event – Barnstaple 6:30 […]

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Hats Off to HATS for another great performance!

Congratulations to Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society for a brilliant performance of ‘Tell Tale Murder’ at HATS Theatre on Thursday evening last week.  I have reviewed several of their shows and I am always so impressed initially by the amount of work and attention to detail that goes into setting ‘the […]

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Photographic exhibition Hartland

By Angie Burke: An exhibition of photographs from the James Ravillious (1972-1989) and Roger Deakins archive, including rarely seen images of Hartland. Come along to the Parish Hall to enjoy these archive images and share your memories of Hartland. The exhibition will also include photographs by James Ravilious and Roger […]

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Affinity Devon Public Consultation Preview

There is a public consultation review at Affinity Devon tomorrow and Friday regarding plans to be submitted to Torridge Council. TOMORROW: 1pm – 5pm FRIDAY: 9.30am – 1pm The development to the west of Affinity Devon is set to feature a hotel, fast food restaurants and other leisure facilities. You […]

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Illyria’s Frankenstein at Hartland Abbey

It was one of those surreal moments while watching outdoor theatre – Frankenstein at Hartland Abbey last week when live bats swirled around in the dusk sky. What a setting! What a great play (especially appreciated the political and feminist lines added in)! What a treat for the imagination with […]

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