LittlehamA Selection of News Articles Related to Littleham

  • 1 Littleham Film Night

    A pleasant evening was spent by nearly 100 people at Littleham Parish Hall on Saturday. They were

  • 2 Bideford to have a new shipyard

    Round-the-world yachtsman, Alan Smith, and a partner to sign contracts

  • 3 65 Vintage Vehicles

    Attractions ranging from a vintage vehicle display that drew 65 entries to a dog show and from a gymkhana

  • 4 Littleham Funeral of Miss M Hearn

    The funeral of Miss Mabel Hearn of 'Lower Langdon', Littleham, took place at Littleham Parish

  • 5 Littleham Family's Five Generations

    Visitors around the chair of 96-year-old Mrs Eliza Wise represented five generations of a Littleham

  • 6 Littleham beauty spot

    people fight bid to bury beauty spot under rubbish

  • Littleham Film Night

    A pleasant evening was spent by nearly 100 people at Littleham Parish Hall on Saturday. They were

    Littleham Film Night - 4th March 1977

     

    A pleasant evening was spent by nearly 100 people at Littleham Parish Hall on Saturday. They were welcomed by Mr L J Badcock. A film on Orleigh Mills was shown by Mr L Grimby and Mr D Haywood showed another of his railway holiday in Germany. Films on traction and stationary engines and various rallies by Messrs D Clark, M Cook, F Burt, C Bennett and B Hughes were also screened. Stewards were Messrs J Devereux, R Smale, K Phelps, A Marshall, J Denford, and T Brend, and refreshments were served by Mesdames

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  • Bideford to have a new shipyard

    Round-the-world yachtsman, Alan Smith, and a partner to sign contracts

    Bideford is soon to have a new shipyard on the lines of that made famous by Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd.

    1974 Alan Smith plans a new shipyard

    The new factory – partner in the new firm, round-the-world yachtsman Mr Alan Smith, of Littleham, prefers to think of it in that term – will turn out mainly all steel craft in a covered yard.
    Subject to signing this weekend of a contract, he and a naval architect have bought for an undisclosed figure from North Devon Farmers Ltd what was formerly Blackmore’s shipyard situated above Bideford Bridge.
    It is anticipated that the reinstated shipyard will be in operation in two months

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  • 65 Vintage Vehicles

    Attractions ranging from a vintage vehicle display that drew 65 entries to a dog show and from a gymkhana

    65 Vintage Vehicles - 8th July 1977

     

    Attractions ranging from a vintage vehicle display that drew 65 entries to a dog show and from a gymkhana to children's sports, provided something for everyone at Littleham fete on Saturday which was opened by Mr Michael Pope, who was introduced by the chairman of the Parish Hall committee, Mr L J Badcock. Flowere were presented by Andrea Clegg and June Pennington.
    Principal winners were Mark Goldsworthy, Julie Philps, Mark Stevens, Paula Foad, Tricia Hockin, Suzanne Hockin, Pauline Clements, Tina Foad, Gerard Shard, Sarah Smale, Conrad Stevens, Claire Metherall, Lisa Wilton, Lloyd Bromhead,

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  • Littleham Funeral of Miss M Hearn

    The funeral of Miss Mabel Hearn of 'Lower Langdon', Littleham, took place at Littleham Parish

    Littleham Funeral of Miss M Hearn - 19th March 1967

     

    The funeral of Miss Mabel Hearn of 'Lower Langdon', Littleham, took place at Littleham Parish Church.
    The Rev L Budge officated and Mr Richards accompanied the hymns.
    Immediate mourners were: Bessie, Nellie, Ada, Fred, Syd and Will, Mary, Edith, Gertrude, Cephas and Rodney Brend, Mary and Cyril Marshall, Phyllis and Stanley Wood, Phyllis and Aubrey Phelps, Tot Ford. Norah, Daisy and Annie were unable to attend.
    Others attending included: Messrs A G Heywood, J B Westaway, G and H Vaggers, G Hearn, F Withecombe, W J and W Hearn, W

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  • Littleham Family's Five Generations

    Visitors around the chair of 96-year-old Mrs Eliza Wise represented five generations of a Littleham

    Littleham Family's Five Generations - 16th February 1962

     

    Visitors around the chair of 96-year-old Mrs Eliza Wise represented five generations of a Littleham family.
    Her daughter is Mrs Mary Ann Beer, of Mount Pleasant, Littleham, who is 77. She and her husband John celebrated their golden wedding last April. Their son, Mr Arthur Beer, works at Axminster and lives at Mount Pleasant. His daughter, Mrs Margaret Ann Smale, gave birth to a daughter, Mrs Wise's great-great granddaughter, christened Mandy Sylvia Mary.

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  • Littleham beauty spot

    people fight bid to bury beauty spot under rubbish

    Littleham people fight bid to bury beauty spot under rubbish 16.6.1978

    Littleham Angry residents of Littleham are expected to flock to a protest meeting to be held in the parish hall in a bid to prevent Devon County Council siting a refuse tip in the Yeo Valley, an area which the county themselves have scheduled as of great landscape value.  Mr Lionel Badcock parish council chairman stated that he had wrote back a strongly worded protest.

    Mr Simon Skinner pointed out it is a public right of way and almost the only amenity area in Littleham.

     

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