Bideford & Northam

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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

Items taken from cars parked in Bickington From North Devon Gazette
‘Spate’ of vehicle break ins reported to police in Bickington area of Barnstaple.

‘Record breaking’ September is driest ever, says Met Office From North Devon Gazette
Early indications show this year has been the driest September since records began – and the fourth …

Company car and construction tools stolen in high-value raids on Barnstaple businesses From This is North Devon
A HOST of construction tools and a company car were stolen during two high-value raids on businesses…

Barnstaple street revived by opening of clothes and tattoo shops From This is North Devon
BARNSTAPLE is “getting back what it’s been missing” with the opening of two new shops next door to o…

Water quality in the Taw and Torridge estuary to be discussed at special meeting From This is North Devon
WATER quality in the Taw and Torridge estuary and potential flooding issues are to be discussed at a…

Taw and Torridge Estuary water quality to be looked at by councils From North Devon Gazette
Special meeting will be held at Riverbank House in Bideford to discuss water quality in the estuary …

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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