Bideford & Northam

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Local Data

Area Profile
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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

Are you taking part in Movember? From North Devon Gazette
North Devon men get ready to grow their tash for cash next month as part of Movember.

Starbucks looking at Barnstaple store From North Devon Gazette
Multi-billion-pound coffee chain Starbucks confirms it is ‘looking at the Barnstaple area̵…

Fears for future of Barnstaple Homebase store From North Devon Gazette
The future of Barnstaple’s Homebase shop could be under threat after the company announced it …

Match preview: Calne Town v Barnstaple Town From This is North Devon
BARNSTAPLE Town will be buoyed from their 5-2 win over Toolstation First Division League leader…

Braunton shopkeepers shocked by smash and grab break-ins From This is North Devon
A SERIES of smash-and-grab burglaries in Braunton have shocked shopkeepers in the village.


Schools on high alert: two possible child abductors spotted From This is North Devon
SIGHTINGS of two potential child abductors approaching students in Devon have put schools across the…

From Devon County Council

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…

Free taster sessions offered on Growth Club scheme
Devon’s recently launched Growth Club Programme which helps small businesses realise their full pote…

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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