Bideford & Northam

You can find out lots of information about the Bideford and Northam area by choosing one of the options below. Alternatively, if you would like to leave a comment you can do so at the bottom of the page.

Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area

From local newspapers

Tarka train named to mark line’s 25th anniversary From North Devon Gazette
First Great Western has marked the 25th anniversary of the Tarka Line project by naming a train in i…

Accident causing traffic disruption in South Molton From This is North Devon
AN accident on the B3226 North Road is causing traffic disruption.Police have reported that traffic …

PHOTO: police still seek information over Ilfracombe knife-point robbery From North Devon Gazette
Do you recognise suspect?

Tumble drier fire in Bideford From North Devon Gazette
Fire fighters responded to reports of a tumble drier issuing smoke in East the Water this afternoon …

Barnstaple student cleared of one rape, but jury undecided on second charge From This is North Devon
A student has been cleared of raping a 15-year-old girl at his bedsit in Barnstaple – but the jury h…

Devon giant jailed for hoax flare call that cost RNLI £4,000 From This is North Devon
A A 7’2” giant who was deemed ‘too tall for prison’ has been jailed for stealing flares from a…

From Devon County Council

Tamar Lakes Parkrun – up and running!
With support from Active Devon, Cornwall Sports Partnership and the South West Lakes Trust, park run…

Youth work in Devon to continue from local hubs
Devon will retain a professional youth work service and eight area-based youth centre hubs if propos…

Acoustic Guitar for Absolute Beginners and Beginners
Devon Adult and Community Learning are creating new ‘Learn Acoustic Guitar’ courses to put gui…

Pupils from Devon, Dorset and Wiltshire role-play climate summit
On the 25 June, at the Genesis Centre in Taunton, school pupils from Devon, Dorset and Wiltshire d…

Bright futures in Bideford
Successful partnership working in North Devon between Devon Adult and Community Learning and Job Cen…

Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.

Local Councils
Devon County Council
Torridge District Council
North Devon District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Fremington Rural
Bideford East
Bideford South & Hartland

Local Services

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DISC logoYou can also search the Devon Family Information Services directory. Follow this link for childcare providers or search for other family-related services.

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