Posts for Northam

Food franchise let at Northam Burrows

The Modular Café and Kitchen units have now been delivered and installed at the Northam Burrows Visitor Centre site as the final layout of the facilities starts to emerge. The units were pre-assembled off-site and were craned into position ready for final fitting out and connection to utilities. The exterior […]

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New trail at Northam Burrows

The team on Northam Burrows have introduced a new Covid safe trail to explore this Easter holiday at Northam Burrows Park in Torridge. They coincide with the wider project work bringing improvements to the visitor centre and other facilities in the park. This includes the reopening of the footpath between […]

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Season ticket for Northam Burrows, £50

Toll charges at Northam Burrows are set to commence on 2nd April but getting a season ticket is now easier than ever with different options to suit your needs! Following the successful introduction of contactless payment systems at gate kiosks last year, Torridge District Council have introduced further purchasing options to […]

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Northam Burrows refurb update

The refurbishment of Northam Burrows Visitor centre has continued at pace during February as part of a 14-week refurbishment project being undertaken by Pearce Construction. Outwardly the most striking change has been the reinstatement of the roof which means that now the building is water-tight work to re-model the interior […]

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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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