Posts for Society

Devon encouraging more people to become registered childminders

From DEevon County Council: Devon County Council is encouraging more people to become childminders, following a Council report that identified a decrease in numbers across the county. The Annual Childcare […]

More info

Recycling levels soar to 51% in Torridge thanks to resident recyclers

In June 2018 Torridge District Council embarked on a major change to its waste and recycling collections with the introduction of fortnightly black bag collections. At the same time, the […]

More info Torrid..

Goodnight Mr Tom – Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society

By Helen Shingler:   HATS recently concluded a very successful 6 night run (split over two weeks) of the wonderful ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’.¬† The play was originally published as a […]

More info

Should we ban vehicles outside school gates?

Nearly two thirds (63%) of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during school drop off and pick up times, new figures reveal, as 29 […]

More info

Campaign to deal with street begging in Barnstaple

North Devon and Torridge Community Safety Partnership (CSP) is launching a new campaign to deal with street begging in Barnstaple. The aim of Spare Change or Real Change is to […]

More info

Torridge Council Tax rise info

Against a backdrop of ongoing grant reductions from central government Torridge Councillors¬† voted to increase Council Tax on an average Band D property by ¬£5 for 2019/20; the equivalent of […]

More info