Posts for Torrington

Restrictions ease a little for locals next week

From Torridge Council: Torridge District Council is busily preparing for the next stages in the Governments’ pandemic roadmap aimed at easing the Country towards a less restrictive way of life in the coming months. From Monday 29th March people will be able to meet outside in groups of up to six […]

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Flood warning – River Torridge (Lower) from Dolton to Bideford, including Taddiport and Weare Giffard

Locally heavy rainfall during Monday has caused the River Torridge to rise. It should now have peaked. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.

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Recycling update for Torridge

From Torridge Council: 2020 has been a strange year with many ‘ups and downs’, but recycling in Torridge is certainly on the ‘up’ and that’s thanks to you! We’d like to thank everyone in Torridge for supporting the service over the last twelve months. The combined effort from our crews […]

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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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‘Shop local’ message from Cllr Ken James

From Torridge Council: “As final preparations are made to reopen our towns, high streets and businesses on Wednesday a lot of the focus has quite rightly been on doing this safely. Business owners have been checking and implementing measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 but Torridge’s track record of […]

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More business support for Torridge businesses

The Government announced last weekend that to reduce social contact and limit the spread of Covid-19, certain businesses and venues, would be required to close from Thursday 5th November to the 2nd December 2020. These included all non-essential retail, hospitality and entertainment venues, accommodation providers, personal care and leisure facilities, community centres […]

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Torridge councillors vote to support reopening of leisure facilities

Councillors met at a special meeting of Full Council on Monday evening to debate a package of funding support for 1610, who operate leisure facilities across Torridge. Centres had previously remained closed due to complications arising out of new Covid-19 operational guidelines, which have proven difficult to implement in the […]

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Torridge Work Hubs – give your views

The world of work is different at the moment, and in all likelihood, it’s going to stay different even after the pandemic. Lots more of us are working from home, either a few days a week or full time. There are plenty of benefits to that, but at times there […]

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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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Plough helped by Lottery funding

From the Plough’s website: After the recent good news of a £25,000 grant from Torridge District Council, The Plough Arts Centre has been awarded £73,000 to help open and operate the business during these Covid-19 times by the National Lottery Community Fund. John Eeles, Chair of the trustees says: “The […]

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