Posts for Torrington

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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Torrington Swimming Club gets cash injection

Torridgeside Amateur Swimming Club (TASC) in Torrington are the latest recipients of a community grant from Torridge District Council totalling nearly £8.5K. The bid sponsored by three Torrington Councillors, Margaret […]

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