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David Chalmers

Light at end of tunnel as vaccination centre opens in Westward Ho! 26th January 2021

A new vaccination centre has opened at Westward Ho! Baptist Church, run by Arnold's Pharmacy. Contrary to reports that the centre was opening for a 'one-off day' last Saturday, the facility will be running from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, and expects to vaccinate 3,500 people per week...

DC Pebble Ridge

Mayor welcomes sea defence works 7th December 2020

The Mayor of Northam, David Chalmers, has welcomed sea defence works which have been brought forward to protect Northam Burrows and Westward Ho! from winter storms. Speaking as the first lorries arrived with loads of...

Westward Ho! Park 1

Westward Ho! Park saved for the community 9th November 2020

A long campaign to save Westward Ho! Park was brought to a happy conclusion last week when Northam Town Council completed its purchase from Torridge District Council. The park, in Avon Lane, had been the subject of a planning proposal which would have seen the greater part of it sold off for housing. Campaigners have been working since 2015 to save...

Appledore Remembrance

Observing Remembrance Day in lockdown 9th November 2020

In common with many other councils across the country, Northam Town Council's usual Remembrance Sunday parade and service were hit by the restrictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, Northam Town Council decided to use the money set aside for the civic event to donate £750 to the Poppy Appeal, which has not been able to...

Slice of Life

Community rallies round to feed children 2nd November 2020

In the wake of the Government's refusal to extend the free school meals programme, local cafés and restaurants have rallied round to help families experiencing hardship during the half term holiday...