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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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Torridge Council consults on Dog Control Orders

Torridge District Council would like to consult the public on introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to help tackle irresponsible dog ownership in specific areas within its district. The […]

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Grant helps Bideford rowing club

Torridge Councils Community Grant scheme found another worthy recipient when a cheque for £12,000 was handed over to the Bideford Amateur Rowing Club to help fund the purchase of a […]

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Independent scrutiny reps needed from Torridge

Torridge District Council currently has two vacancies for Independent Representatives to serve on its Overview & Scrutiny Committees (Internal & External).   The role of the Overview & Scrutiny Committees is to […]

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Tributes paid to Torridge councillor

Warm tributes have been paid to a serving Torridge District Councillor who sadly passed away on 14th February 2018. Sam Robinson was elected to Torridge on four occasions, as a […]

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