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Bideford Bike Show - Saturday 25 May 2019

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Opening of the new Interpretation Centre at Bideord Railway Heritage Centre     

The opening of the new interpretation Centre at Bideford Railway Heritage Centre will be happening on Bank Holiday Monday, 27 May 2019 at 11.00 am.

The new attraction based in historic railway parcel vans has cost over £40,000 with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Bideford Bridge Trust and the Town Council.  It will provide visitors with new displays, along with new interactive touch screens, which will give the history of North Devon’s railways.  Old photographs and film footage of the railways, along with interviews with former railway staff along the line are also to be included.

Parking is available in Barnstaple Street.  There is no public parking available at the site itself.

Bideford Railway Heritage Centre


Bideford Ladies FC Family Fun DayBideford Ladies FC Family Fun Day - Sunday 2 June     

A day that is fun for all the family!

Bideford Ladies FC are hosting a family fun day at Victoria Park on Sunday 2nd June, 12.00 noon to 5.00pm. The day will include a BBQ, bouncy castles, sumo wrestling, beat the  keeper, wet sponge throwing, tombola, raffle, cake sale, face painting, craft stalls and lots lots more! 

If you are interested in having a Craft Stall/Table Top for £8 for the day please contact either:

Sam:  07852 281637 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.      or   

Beth:  07827974133 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Bideford Fair 2019

The date has been set for Bideford Fair – Saturday 29th June 2019.  Fun all day for everyone. 

More news on what will be going on soon.


Plots can come vacant at any time and up at Tricks and Handy Cross Allotments.

Tricks even have their record for winning the best allotment site for the last three years.

If you are interested in joining the waiting list for a plot at Tricks, or a plot at our Handy Cross site, please request an application form from:  Lesley Dixon-Chatfield - Assistant to the Town Clerk, Bideford Town Council on 01237 428818 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.






                                                                    PANNIER MARKET MINIBUS SERVICE   

                                                                                       Pannier Market Shuttle Bus

Did you know that from the 3 April 2018, the Pannier Market Minibus Service will run every Tuesday and Saturday from Victoria Park direct to the Pannier Market

The service starting from Victoria Park at 10.00 am, runs approximately every 20 minutes, returning to Victoria Park for the next shuttle run, until the last departure at 14.40 pm.

This is a FREE service for all.




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The STEM Returners Project

The STEM Returners project is a programme to help employers recruit, develop and retain the best available talent, and to enable highly qualified and experienced candidates to re-start their career.

The project will facilitate paid short-term employment placements for professionals returning to work after a career break

Alongside the experience gained from the work placement, the STEM Returners project will also provide support for the candidate in advice, career coaching, networking opportunities and mentoring. All candidates going through the programme will also have the opportunity to restart their career in a permanent position at the end of the programme.




Poetically Yours - Merlynda Jelly-Jaws!' Come on and hear multi award-winning local Children's Poet - 'Merlynda Jelly-Jaws!' - sweet and funny live poetry recitations - and sing-a-long to her very silly songs - all created for young children - and the very young at heart!  Merlynda entertains visitors of all ages to her little 'Fairyteller's Nook' conservatory by reading and singing Selections from her latest published Poetry and Song Collections for Children - together with the animated assistance (- or should that be with the naughty interference!) - of her chatty, cheeky puppets - on Sunday mornings - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm.  Taking place every Sunday morning from 24th December 2017 and throughout 2018.

Admission is entirely free and seats are very limited indeed - so booking in advance is essential to avoid disappointment (all children must be accompanied by an adult).  Please contact Merlynda for more details and to book your seats on: 01237 431166 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.       

Please visit Merlynda's website which includes lots more information at:                          -  Address: The Fairyteller's Nook at St Anne's Cottage, Bucks Mills, Bideford, EX39 5DY.                                           

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