Posts for Northam

Work on new visitors’ centre begins at Northam Burrows

The new year has brought new activity on Northam Burrows as work begins on the complete refurbishment of the old Visitor Centre and installation of a new café alongside the original building. The 14-week project is being undertaken by Pearce Construction who have been awarded a Considerate Constructor’s Certificate for […]

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Northam man charged with murder

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A 35-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Northam, Bideford. Michael Robinson, of Northam, is due to appear before Barnstaple Magistrates’ Court today [Friday 15 January]. He is charged with the murder of 77-year-old Carol Hart. Emergency services […]

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Murder enquiry launched in Northam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police were called by the Ambulance service at 11.40am on Monday 11 January to J.H. Taylor Drive in Northam, Bideford, following reports of concern for the welfare of a woman in a property. Emergency services attended the address where a woman in her 80s was […]

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Northam Burrows – new visitor centre given green light

New designs for the exciting new Northam Burrows Visitor Centre have been given the green light by the planning committee following a unanimous decision to approve the latest design drawings for the centre. The plans mirror a revised approach to the build which will see the modular sections for the […]

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Support to open Northam pool and gym

Torridge Councillors met for an extraordinary full council meeting on Monday to debate and reaffirm their commitment to a package of funding support for 1610, who operate leisure facilities across the district. Under the previous plan Northam pool and gym facilities were only days away from reopening prior to the […]

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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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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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Racially aggravated assault, Northam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police in North Devon are appealing for witnesses of a racially aggravated assault in Northam, near Bideford, on Thursday 10 September. At around midday on Diddywell Road, a black man in his 60s was approached by a white man in his 20s and verbally abused […]

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