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Torridge Bridge closes tomorrow night

Torridge Bridge Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, will be closed overnight from 7pm on Sunday 21 October to 6am Monday 22 October. The planned overnight closure is part of the second […]

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National Empty Homes Week

It’s National Empty Homes Week 2018 next week (15th to 21st October) and across the Country, it’s a chance to raise awareness, celebrate progress and consider what more needs to […]

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Torridge residents urged to register to vote

Every year all Councils update their Electoral Register and as part of this, every residential property in the Torridge District has been sent a Household Registration Form. Every household needs […]

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Money awarded for Tai Chi classes in Torridge

Tai Chi South West was set up in Torridge as part of the nationally run Tai Chi for Health organisation. These were initially set up in Holsworthy for the over […]

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Torridge recycling levels soar

To increase recycling rates across the district, Torridge District Council introduced a range of changes to its Waste and Recycling Services on 4th June, including new weekly food waste collections, a […]

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Flag Raising ceremony in Bideford

Hundreds of people gathered at Torridge’s annual Flag Raising Ceremony in Victoria Park on Monday to commemorate Armed Forces Week 2018. The event coincided with week-long celebrations around the Country […]

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Torridge residents urged to look for the red envelope

On 4th June Torridge District Council are introducing changes to their waste and recycling collections and over the coming weeks residents will receive a red bordered envelope in their post which […]

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New Torridge Careers website

Torridge Council has launched a new Job Vacancies website to showcase opportunities and careers at the Council through a series of eye-catching and interactive web pages. With the aim of […]

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Torridge Community Grant Scheme

Torridge’s Community Grant Scheme is now entering its third year of operation with grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 up for grabs. In the last few years the scheme has […]

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Fleet of new recycling trucks for Torridge

After a number of trials last year, Torridge District Council has taken delivery of 12 state of the art recycling trucks to help improve the efficiency of its recycling operations. […]

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More Torridge Bridge works needed

Work to replace damaged expansion joint and cover plates at the west end of Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, has been completed. However, recent inspections carried out on the structure have […]

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Devon resident prosecuted for noise disturbance

Mathew Clark of Westward Ho! pleaded guilty by email at Barnstaple Magistrates Court this week to breaching a Community Protection Notice served on him for noise by Torridge District Council. […]

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Torridge Council write to government about fairer funding

Torridge District Council’s Internal Overview and Scrutiny Committee have written to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government concerning fairer funding. The funding of public services has […]

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Torridge Bridge closing Weds eve

Work to repair Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, is continuing as planned. A Devon County Council refurbishment scheme is currently ongoing to replace a damaged expansion joint and cover plate. An […]

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Torridge Council Tax to rise by £5 – ish!

Faced with further budget reductions from central government the vast majority of Council’s across the UK are increasing their Council Tax bills. On 26th February, Full Council voted to increase Torridge’s share […]

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