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2 shouts this week for Appledore lifeboat

Just after 9.30pm on Thursday 25 June, the volunteer crew were tasked to a report of a person in the water near Victoria Park in Bideford, shouting for help. Bideford Coastguards and Police were on scene and an ambulance had been tasked. Just before the inshore lifeboat arrived, Falmouth Coastguard […]

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New pirate ship for Appledore

Following completion of the tendering process a new Pirate Ship Feature is to be installed in Churchfields PlayPark in Appledore. The ship will be assembled by Kompan Ltd who were the winning contractor. The old pirate ship was very popular, but the metal frame had been exposed for many years to […]

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Appledore Shipyard future under negotiation

The Future of Appledore Shipyard remains under negotiation. The formal closure of the Yard on 15th March marked the end of the marine activities conducted by Babcock International. Since the announcement, just before Christmas, a Taskforce has been working on options for the reopening of the Yard. This has included working […]

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