Posts for Northam

Room with a view available for meetings, Northam Burrows

Torridge District Council has unveiled a unique suite of bookable meeting room facilities, at the recently refurbished Northam Burrows visitors centre, that they want to showcase at a series of upcoming open days. Nestled in the sandy dunes of Northam Burrows and with the backdrop of Westward Ho! beach they […]

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Halloween adventure trail at Northam Burrows

Northam Burrow Rangers have been busy putting the finishing touches to some exciting and free Half-Term activities at Northam Burrows suitable for young and old alike. The first of these and running dawn to dusk from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 31st October is a Spooky Half Term Halloween Adventure Trail. The trail […]

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Volunteers needed for conservation work at Northam Burrows

The Rangers on Northam Burrows have organised a number of volunteer days this Autumn to help carryout important nature conservation work within the park. The sand dunes and coastal grasslands of Northam Burrows are home to many rare plants and wildlife that depend upon the unique environment found there. The […]

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Burglary, Northam

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating a burglary in the Northam area, near Bideford, on Saturday 14 August, between around 4.50pm and 11.20pm are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. As part of the investigation, they have recovered a range of items which is suspected to be stolen […]

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Carer who murdered pensioner jailed for life

From Devon & Cornwall Police: A carer has been jailed for life for the murder of a housebound Bideford pensioner who had accused him of stealing thousands of pounds from her. Michael Robinson was sentenced by Exeter Crown Court on 30th July, to serve a minimum of 30 years for […]

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Fun school holiday events at Northam Burrows

The Rangers at Northam Burrows Country Park have once again prepared a programme of exciting free events for the school summer holidays. The events kick off on 27th July with a Rockpool Ramble and then run every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon between 2-4pm, until the end of August. Designed for all […]

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Geoffrey Cox opens Northam Burrows Visitor Centre

An invited gathering of people met on Friday to take part in the official opening of the new Northam Burrows Visitor Centre, located just a stone’s throw from the award winning Blue Flag beach at Westward Ho! in Torridge. Clad in larch wood the multiple wings of the centre have […]

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Free hop-on, hop-off bus in Torridge

A free to use, hop on-hop off, Coach service for tourists and locals will become a regular sight in Torridge this summer, thanks to an initiative led by Northam Town Council. The free “Potwalloper” service will link the three popular tourist locations of Northam, Appledore and Westward Ho! on Wednesdays […]

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Funding to revitalise Torridge’s towns

  Torridge Councillors have approved the transfer of over 62% of the £161K funding it received from central government under the “Welcome Back Funding” scheme to the Town Councils of Bideford, Great Torrington, Holsworthy and Northam. The money will be used to support the Towns respective reopening projects as the […]

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Half-term scavenger hunt at Northam Burrows

The half term holidays are nearly here and the Northam Burrows ranger team have put together a spring scavenger hunt, suitable for families and all ages to enjoy, when exploring the Burrows and the beach. A chance to find your favourite shell, a striped or spotty flower or even the […]

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