Posts for Northam

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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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 cautions against illegal camping at Northam Burrows

Torridge District Council has cautioned visitors against illegal camping after a rise in reported incidents this summer. Beauty spots such as Northam Burrows have experienced problems with overnight camping, despite local bye-laws prohibiting this activity. Associated anti-social behaviour has also been reported with open fires, litter and noise causing a […]

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Charging restarts at Northam Burrows

Gatekeepers will once again be manning the gates at Northam Burrows from this weekend 11th July, which coincides with the reintroduction of charges for vehicle entry. Charging was previously suspended during the COVID-19 crisis and the reintroduction will contribute towards these seasonal employment opportunities and ongoing upkeep for the park. All […]

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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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Dog attacks kills lamb at Northam Burrows

Torridge District Council are yet again reminding all dog walkers to take care near sheep after a lamb was found dead on Northam Burrows on Monday, the 20th of April. The Country Park is popular with dog walkers but is also a grazing common for animals, where the residents of the […]

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Fire in Northam

The fire service received numerous calls earlier today to smoke issuing from an unused building at Lenwood Road in Northam. Two crews from Bideford and one crew from Barnstaple were mobilised. On arrival the officer in charge requested an additional appliance from Appledore. The fire was involving a two storey […]

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Children build bird boxes over half-term

A large group of Adults and Children gathered on Northam Burrows during the week to take part in building bird boxes for our feathered friends. With a nod towards the Councils aim of improving the environment, the materials supplied by the rangers came from recycled wood taken from the centre, […]

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