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Hartland & Bradworthy Councillor tribute

Tributes have been paid to a serving Torridge District Councillor who sadly passed away last Thursday night. Alan Whittle was Ward member for Hartland & Bradworthy. Elected in May 2015 […]

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Ex Torridge District Councillor passes away

For the Devonites among you, tributes have been paid to an ex Torridge District councillor who sadly recently passed away. David Fulford was Ward member for Bideford North from 2007-2015 […]

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Have Your Say on Torridge Council Tax

Each year, councils across Devon are required to review how much reduction in Council Tax is given to people of working age on a low income, and publish this in a […]

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Route 39 Celebrates Its Victory as Torridge Decides Not to Take on Goliath

At an extraordinary Full Council Meeting at Bideford Town Hall on Friday, 1st April, Torridge District Council decide not to pursue a Judicial Review to stop Route 39 Academy from […]

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Torridge Council Offers New Ways to Pay

Last year Torridge District Council announced that from 1st April 2016 it would no longer accept cash payments at its Council run offices. An alternative option to make cash payments […]

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Torridge Council Gets Energy Efficient

It’s always good to hear of councils becoming more energy efficient, thereby helping the enviornment while saving money longer-term. Well done to Torridge for this pilot project. Torridge Council have […]

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Torridge Council to Stop Taking Cash

Following a two-month period of consultation, Torridge Council has drawn up plans to stop taking cash payments at its offices with effect from the 31 March 2016. Customers who still […]

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Torridge Council Consultation – Have Your Say

Torridge District Council recently announced that it will be moving to a single customer reception centre at Riverbank House in Bideford, reducing the number of service points from three to […]

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Council Tax Scam Alert #Torridge

Residents of Torridge are being reminded to be on their guard against bogus officials claiming they can save them money through Council Tax band revaluations. There have been recent instances […]

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Bucks Mills Quay and Slipway Opening

At a well attended event, the slipway and quay at Bucks Mills was officially reopened on Tuesday 21st July, recognising the repairs carried out following damage caused by severe storms […]

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#Torridge – the New Recycling Service

Well, they’ve done it for Devon. Well done, Torridge Council! So, Torridge Council successfully launched its new in-house recycling service last week, following the sudden and unexpected administration of its […]

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#Torridge Benefit Fraud Clampdown

Torridge District Council benefit fraud officers have been involved in two further high profile fraud cases, with both resulting in successful prosecutions. In total the fraud identified amounted to over […]

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The Way Ahead for Torridge Council

For those who live in North Devon, there was an Extraordinary meeting of the full (Torridge) Council last night, on Thursday 9th October. Members met to review and vote on proposals […]

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Young People Should Register to Vote

As part of a national campaign, Torridge District Council Electoral Service are hoping to encourage many more young people to register to vote over the coming months. Nationally just 55% […]

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Summer BBQ Advice from Torridge

I’m not a fan of talk of the end of summer, if I’m honest, certainly weather wise, but if you’re aiming to round off a sensational summer with a barbecue […]

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