Posts for Hartland

Recycling update for Torridge

From Torridge Council: 2020 has been a strange year with many ‘ups and downs’, but recycling in Torridge is certainly on the ‘up’ and that’s thanks to you! We’d like to thank everyone in Torridge for supporting the service over the last twelve months. The combined effort from our crews […]

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£1000 grant for ‘wet pubs’ in tiers 2 and 3

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Tuesday 1 December) announced an additional £1,000 Christmas grant for ‘wet-led pubs’ in tiers 2 and 3 who will miss out on much needed business during the busy Christmas period. Pubs that predominantly serve alcohol rather than provide food have been asked to make […]

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‘Shop local’ message from Cllr Ken James

From Torridge Council: “As final preparations are made to reopen our towns, high streets and businesses on Wednesday a lot of the focus has quite rightly been on doing this safely. Business owners have been checking and implementing measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 but Torridge’s track record of […]

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Keep Hartland’s posties local …

The Royal Mail is proposing changes to cut costs that will impact the postal service in Hartland. Currently, three rounds of post are collected from Bideford and sorted at Hartland Post Office before delivery. One proposal is that all posties will drive to Bideford and sort the mail there before […]

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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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Call to action as container spillage hits Bideford Bay beaches

A container full of nappies has washed ashore in Devon. Eleven containers fell off a ship near Land’s End last Monday, which has washed ashore off Hartland Point. The container contents have travelled up the coast. The containers contents are adult sanitary products and nappies. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency […]

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Covid within Hartland Surgery

Hartland Medical Surgery has reported that a number of staff there have tested positive for Covid over the last few days. On the website, Dr Sam Tapsell says: Over the past few days, we have had a number of staff who have tested positive for COVID. If you develop any […]

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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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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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