Posts for Westward Ho!

Pig on the Hill for sale

Stonesmith property experts are marketing the sale of The Pig on the Hill, a quirky and extremely impressive, award winning destination country pub and restaurant.   Completely refurbished to exacting standards in 2013, the contemporary venue is presented to an exceptionally high standard throughout.  Established for 30 years, the Pig […]

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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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Volunteers flock to Westward Ho! beach clean event

Over 70 volunteers gave up their time on Saturday to take part in a Marine Conservation Society clean-up and survey operation assisted by Torridge District Council Rangers and Councillors. The annual, country wide event, has been leading the way in tackling ocean pollution for over 26 years. This year saw […]

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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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Great British Beach Clean – Westward Ho!

rom Torridge Council: Westward Ho! is taking part in the Great British Beach Clean and we are inviting families, small groups and ‘social bubbles’ to join in the fun. Each group will be asked to clean and survey a 100-metre section of Westward Ho! beach. The annual Great British Beach […]

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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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Improved access to award-winning Westward Ho! beach

From Torridge Council:   Local Contractors and Council Officers worked in partnership last week to complete an upgrade and extension to the slipway access to the Blue Flag designated beach at Westward Ho!. With one eye on the tide timetable and careful preparations the team were able to deliver the […]

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Torridge play areas start to reopen on 6th July

Torridge Council has announced that play areas in the district will start to reopen from next Monday 6th July in line with a relaxation of government lockdown restrictions. The facilities have been closed since March when the government introduced measures to halt the spread of coronavirus and as part of a […]

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Slipway improvements agreed for Westward Ho!

Councillors sitting at lasts nights Full Council meeting have voted unanimously for improvement works to Westward Ho! slipway, which will be carried out next month in July. The accompanying report to Councillors highlighted that access to the beach at low tide has become increasingly difficult in recent years as successive […]

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Torridge announces re-opening of some council facilities

From Torridge Council:   Torridge Council has announced the reopening of some of the facilities it owns or operates in response to changes in Government guidance and directives issued over last weekend. Officers and Councillors have been reviewing which facilities can be safely reopened, how these would be manned and […]

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