Posts for Torrington

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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Torridge Council takes positive action on parking to encourage trade

Torridge Councils Community and Resources Committee  voted to implement plans for a free second hour of parking for motorists in Bideford, Holsworthy and Torrington main Car Parks. The free second hour will automatically be added to any one-hour tickets purchased during October and November and will commence from 8am on […]

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£63K funding boost for Torrington’s Globe

Plans to rejuvenate the Globe Hotel in Great Torrington received a fresh boost this week with the announcement of almost £63K in funding from the Architectural Heritage Fund. The money is for the partnership project between Great Torrington Town and Torridge District Councils, Petroc and the Plough Arts Centre with […]

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Consultation about The Globe, Great Torrington

What a wonderful idea to turn an empty building in Torrington into a community asset? The former Globe Hotel was once a bustling and iconic building in the centre of Great Torrington but has sadly stood empty and unused for the last three years. This has prompted a number of […]

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Torridge Council gives cash support to Plough and Burton

Torridge District Council’s Community and Resources Committee met on Monday, discussing funding for two important Art and Entertainment hubs in the district. The first discussions related to a £25K grant for the Plough Arts Centre in Torrington which had been approved in principal at a March meeting. Alongside officer reports, […]

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Planning delays at Torridge Council

Frustrating times for house buyers and people applying for planning permission as extra workload post-lockdown creates delays … Torridge District Council are making customers aware that high work volumes are having a direct impact on the turnaround times within the Planning and Land Charges Services. Workloads have peaked post lockdown […]

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Torridge’s litter campaign

From Torridge Council: This summer has seen a major increase in the amount of litter being left behind by people who live in or visit our district. Litter bins throughout Torridge, but especially in Westward Ho! are constantly being overfilled, often resulting in litter spilling out. Because some people appear […]

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