What happens to rural areas post-Brexit?

The countryside is wonderful but there are many challenges to living in it, from transport to connectivity. Torridge District Council has joined a national call from rural services providers and community organisations across the country for the Government to produce an urgent comprehensive strategy for rural areas in preparation for Brexit, […]

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Want to be a councillor?

If you’re considering standing for election as a District or Parish Councillor on the next polling day on 2nd May, or need more information to help you make a decision, then Torridge’s open evening for prospective candidates is an opportunity to find out more. The informal event has been organised for […]

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Devon hunting hounds cause havoc on A30

From League Against Cruel Sports: Hunting hounds from a Devon hunt caused chaos and stopped traffic as they ran loose on one of Devon’s busiest dual carriageways at the weekend according to an eyewitness report. Seven unaccompanied hounds were seen on both the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the A30 […]

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Torridge Council Tax rise info

Against a backdrop of ongoing grant reductions from central government Torridge Councillors  voted to increase Council Tax on an average Band D property by £5 for 2019/20; the equivalent of 10p per week, although most Torridge residents will pay less than this. This move mirrors similar increases from other Councils […]

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