24 November 1972
20 October 1950
5 August 1960
24 November 1972
If people would use their garages or hard standing to park their cars there would be no problem, he said.
The Council were told that the Western National Omnibus Co. Had written pointing out that in the interest of road safety they had on this new service avoided the reversing of one-man operated buses. If the bus stop in…
When are small communities like Littleham going to realise they are of little consequence in this present welfare state? Of course, the roads of the parish are not capable of carrying buses for the convenience of country dweller – why, there is hardly room for the pleasure coaches in the summer to pass along our narrow lanes. Besides, it is only the matter of a mile or two to Bideford where one can ride up and down the Broad Quay to one’s heart’s content. From the Quay one is able to board a double-decked bus to travel along the narrow…
Builder and owner of the care is 23 years old Mr Peter Newcombe, 9 Coldharbour, Bideford, who is employed at Raleigh Garage, Bideford.
Using equipment borrowed from the garage, Mr Newcombe has been working on it in the evenings and other spare time. Most of the components of the car are new, but a few have come from a variety of other cars, so that it is a hybrid. Motive…
They are G E Kelly, R A J Parker and E K B Jackman. To qualify for awards drivers must have been free from blameworthy accident for at least 20 years.
Gazette article dated December 1971
Because of its weight and size it was not possible to bring it by direct route and the journey from Manchester was via Exeter and Holsworthy.
Extra power was called for in tackling Woodford Hill, part of which is a 1 in 6 gradient, and a ‘tug’ went out from Bideford to assist, as seen above.
On the last stage of the journey the value of the new eastern by-pass at Northam for such traffic was well