Posts for Torrington

Take care on Devon’s roads this weekend

From Devon Council: More heavy rain is forecast for Devon this evening and throughout the weekend, and road users are being urged to take extra care on the county’s roads. Yellow weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office for further persistent downpours tonight and over the weekend. Heavy […]

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Tribute to young man who died in traffic collision

  The family of a young man who died in a road traffic collision near Torrington have paid tribute to him, saying he will ‘never be forgotten’. Police responded to reports of a collision involving a black BMW, which had left the road near Loxdown Cross on the A386 at […]

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Fatal collision, Torrington

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police investigating a road traffic collision in which a man died on the A388 between Frithelstockstone and Stibb Cross near Torrington Tuesday 27 July are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Police were called to reports of a collision involving a red Suzuki motorbike, […]

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Funding to revitalise Torridge’s towns

  Torridge Councillors have approved the transfer of over 62% of the £161K funding it received from central government under the “Welcome Back Funding” scheme to the Town Councils of Bideford, Great Torrington, Holsworthy and Northam. The money will be used to support the Towns respective reopening projects as the […]

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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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