Posts for Torrington

Makeover for Torrington Pannier Market

Since the running of Great Torrington’s historic pannier market reverted back to Torridge District Council back in April the Town and District Council have been busy working together to give […]

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Can the Globe be brought back to life?

Torridge District Council, Great Torrington Town Council, The Plough Arts Centre and Petroc are delighted that the Architectural Heritage Fund has provided a £15,000 grant to support feasibility work in […]

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Devon first aid team asks for help

By Frank Bath: SWFAST is a small first aid team that is based in Torrington but provide throughout North Devon and beyond. We are a not for profit organisation and […]

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Heroine of India Honoured with Statue in Torrington Cemetery

A bronze statue of Sister Nivedita (1867-1911) was unveiled by Great Torrington Town and Torridge District Councillors in Great Torrington Cemetery on Saturday 27th August . Sister Nivedita who was born […]

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Five unhealthiest places in Britain revealed – find out how your neighbourhood compares

Well done to Great Torrington. Read on … sevenMaps7/Shutterstock Mark Green, University of Liverpool Health policy tends to focus on tackling individual behaviour or improving healthcare delivery, such as funding […]

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Tribute paid to woman killed in Bideford crash

A 41-year-old woman who died following a collision on the A386 in Bideford last week has been named as Kelly Gliddon nee Sussex from Torrington. Emergency services were called around […]

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Fancy being an ‘on call’ firefighter at Holsworthy?

Throughout March and April, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are running ‘Have a Go’ events for everyone interested in being an On-Call firefighter. These events will give a […]

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A visit to Torrington

Somehow I’ve visited Torrington twice in a week, both for events at The Plough, which is a small theatre/arts centre, a jewel in the historic market town. For the first […]

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The Plough Arts Centre

Yesterday, I was at the Plough Arts Centre in historic Great Torrington with one of our writers, Helen. We went to see Jenni Murray but Helen can say more about […]

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