A39 roadworks go on and on…

What is going on along the A39? Sat in traffic both ways over the last couple of days en route to Tiverton Parkway, I noticed the sheer scale of the […]

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Bideford’s State of the Art Skatepark makes progress

Torridge Council tells us that £100,000 has been allocated to design and install a brand new concrete skate park that will be created on the redundant tennis courts that sit […]

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New skate park for Bideford

Torridge District Council’s Full Council approved a £50,000 capital investment that will act as the catalyst in the provision of a £200,000 destination skate park for the District. The Capital […]

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Bideford paddling pool and cricket pitch to be improved

Work commences this week to refurbish and improve two well used leisure and sporting locations ahead of the 2018 summer season. Bideford’s Paddling Pool in Victoria Park will see contractors […]

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Fatal collision, A39, Horns Cross

A man in his 80s has died following a three-vehicle collision on the A39 near Bideford. Emergency services were called to the incident at around 8 am this morning [25 January] […]

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Torridge targets anti-social behaviour in Bideford

Torridge District Council in partnership with Devon and Cornwall Police are looking to build on powers in designated areas of Bideford, which target anti-social or aggressive and intimidating behaviour often […]

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Flat fire at Bideford

Two fire appliances from Bideford and one from Torrington attended a block of flats in Union Close at 1.57 am where a fire had broken out on the ground floor. One […]

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Upcoming Torridge Bridge refurbishment

From Devon County Council: Road users are being reminded that refurbishment work on Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, will get underway in the new year. An expansion joint on the bridge […]

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Beware before you buy!

From the Police community messaging service: This message relates to CR/107180/17 Shoppers are asked to exercise caution following two reports where a man has approached and persuaded shoppers to buy ‘genuine […]

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Grant joy for Bideford AFC youth teams

For the Devon readers among you, the youth teams at Bideford AFC have benefited from a £6,000 community grant donation supported by Councillor and Club President Mervyn Langmead. The grant […]

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Regeneration proposed for East the Water, Bideford

The wharves at East the Water have long been a bone of contention in Bideford. Now, members of Torridge Council have voted to let the development of East of the […]

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Suspicious device found, Bideford – update

  Update: Superintendent Toby Davies said: “A device was discovered in a donation bag at a charity shop and had caused concern. As a precaution we evacuated around thirty adjoining […]

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Police continue to investigate child death

Officers are continuing their enquiries today [Wednesday 30 August] following the death of a four-year-old boy at a swimming pool in Bideford. Police were notified around 2.55pm on Monday 28 […]

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Police investigate death of 4 year old boy, Bideford

Police were notified around 2.55pm yesterday [Monday 28 August], to reports of a missing four-year-old boy at Knapp House Activity Centre in Northam, Bideford. Following an extensive search assisted by […]

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Incident in Bideford – police seek information

At 2.55pm today, the police and an ambulance were called to Knapp House Activity Centre in Bideford, Devon following a report of a missing child. Following an extensive search the […]

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