Posts for Holsworthy

Deer Park care home caring – but not well-led

Deer Park Care Home is a residential care home providing personal care to people aged 55 and over, which was inspected in recent times. On the first day of inspection there were 47 people living at the home. The service can support up to 56 people in a purpose-built building […]

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Covid vaccination clinic at Holsworthy

From the Ruby Country Medical Group website: We are delighted to inform our patients that we are planning a COVID Vaccination clinic. When will I be vaccinated? The first patient groups to receive the COVID-19 vaccination are patients over 80 years of age. We have over 3400 patients eligible for the […]

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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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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 councillors vote to support reopening of leisure facilities

Councillors met at a special meeting of Full Council on Monday evening to debate a package of funding support for 1610, who operate leisure facilities across Torridge. Centres had previously remained closed due to complications arising out of new Covid-19 operational guidelines, which have proven difficult to implement in the […]

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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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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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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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