Posts for Holsworthy

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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Torridge’s litter campaign

From Torridge Council: This summer has seen a major increase in the amount of litter being left behind by people who live in or visit our district. Litter bins throughout Torridge, but especially in Westward Ho! are constantly being overfilled, often resulting in litter spilling out. Because some people appear […]

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Fire crews tackle tractor fire

A fire engine from Holsworthy was assisted by a fire engine from Launceston and a water carrier from Liskeard, at an incident in Boyton on the Devon-Cornwall border this afternoon. The fire involved a tractor towing a slurry spreader within a field, and crews used two set of breathing apparatus […]

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Charges dropped in Holsworthy child death case

On Tuesday 7 January, Devon and Cornwall Police launched an investigation into the death of a young child in the Holsworthy area. Paramedics had been called to the scene where the child was found deceased. Following an extensive investigation and receipt of the full pathology results, the case is not […]

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Fire at Sutcombe, near Holsworthy

Three fire appliances from Holsworthy, Torrington and Hatherleigh were mobilised this morning, following a call from the occupant of a property saying their porch was on fire and the bedroom above was full smoke. Luckily all occupants were able to safely evacuate prior to the arrival of the firefighters. The […]

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Torridge offers free parking until 15th June to support businesses

During recent months Torridge Councillors suspended parking charges in the district in response to the evolving Coronavirus crisis. The move was in part to support NHS Staff and Care workers as they carried on working and also other residents, who found themselves restricted to their homes, with more cars than […]

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Torridge announces re-opening of some council facilities

From Torridge Council:   Torridge Council has announced the reopening of some of the facilities it owns or operates in response to changes in Government guidance and directives issued over last weekend. Officers and Councillors have been reviewing which facilities can be safely reopened, how these would be manned and […]

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