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  • People across North Devon and Torridge are being urged to enjoy Christmas without the waste this year, by shopping smartly and cutting down on the rubbish they produce

    By Bideford People at 10:33 on 03/12/13
    Christmas Recycling
    With collection date changes and more waste generally created over the festive period, North Devon Council and Torridge District Council are keen to highlight what households can do to cut down on excess rubbish. Once again, this focuses on tips relating to the three 'R's: Reduce<\b> When shopping for Christmas presents, use reusable shopping bags or reuse carrier bags Use a Christmas stocking instead of wrapping paper for presents I...
  • Enhancement works on Bideford's Cooper Street have been completed and officially opened!

    By Bideford People at 10:26 on 03/12/13
    Cooper Street
    Representatives from funding partners Torridge District Council, Devon County Council and Bideford Town Council were there with Rob Braddick to see the project completed on time. The street has been resurfaced with York stone to match recent works carried out on the adjacent Jubilee Square. Officially opening the new-look Cooper Street, Bideford town Mayor and Torridge District Councillor Simon Inch said, 'It's good to see the town...
  • Changes to winter opening for public toilets

    By Bideford People at 12:16 on 29/11/13
    Public Toilets
    North Devon Council is closing a number of under-used public toilet cubicles this winter. Following extensive analysis of water consumption at each of its public toilets, the council has decided to close a number of cubicles across the district during the winter months. At least one cubicle will be available at all of the council's toilet blocks and additional cubicles will be opened during busy times and for events. The only...
  • Check your taxi or private hire service is licensed

    By Bideford People at 12:02 on 29/11/13
    With Christmas approaching, people in North Devon are being encouraged to make sure they use licensed taxi and private hire services when arranging a night out. As the local licensing authority, North Devon Council has been made aware of claims that some drivers have been promoting their services on social media, even though their vehicles are not licensed. Chair of the Licensing Committee, Cllr Joe Tucker, says: "Drivers who...
  • Want free access to Northam Burrows?

    By Bideford_ppl at 08:07 on 10/07/12
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    The group trying to get free a access to Northam Burrows for local people are making considerable progress. There is an open meeting tonight and all are welcome to join and work towards getting local people access to a local beauty spot. Here's the latest of what is being said on their Facebook page  If I have worked this out right.May to September The 3 gates are manned from 9am to 5pm ??= 8 hours x 3 locations =24 hours...

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