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

Petition set up to ‘Save Barnstaple Mothercare’ From North Devon Gazette
Facebook users unite after reports the store in Green Lanes will close – but Mothercare are yet to c…

Chemotherapy Appeal fundraising manager takes on sponsored slim From North Devon Gazette
Fundraising manager Ian Roome will be whipped into shape by personal trainer Steve Sanger, of Reform…

Pensioner left shaken after ‘bizarre’ attack in Ilfracombe From North Devon Gazette
Drunken man tried to pull pensioner out of car before snapping car keys and throwing them.

Match report: Wincanton Town 2 Barnstaple Town 5 From This is North Devon
BARNSTAPLE Town rocked the Toolstation Western League First Division with a 5-2 victory over leaders…

Network Rail to tackle rail line flooding problem From This is North Devon
REPEATED flooding on Devon’s main rail line could become a thing of the past after Network Rail anno…

Firefighters issue warning after make-up mirror starts blaze From This is North Devon
FIREFIGHTERS are warning people in Devon who use make-up mirrors to avoid leaving them in direct sun…

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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