2nd TOWN TIDY 2019! The judging for Torrington in Bloom is on July 14th and as we are not free do the 2nd Town Tidy the weekend before, it will be on SATURDAY 6TH JULY. Like last year, it should be quicker and a bit easier than the first tidy as it's just a matter of re-clearing a few areas. We'll start at about 9am and focus on: the market end, town square, South St, South St Car Park, Windy Corner. Try not to get in the way of shoppers.

(Leave bin bags behind the wall of Castle Hill in South St Car Park and I'll put them in the van and get rid of them.)


Friday, 07 June 2019 12:05

Torrington Museum

Come and visit Torrington Museum in the centre of the Town.

We now have a Cavalier and Parliamentarian soldier standing outside the Museum welcoming you in! The museum is now open for the Summer season, the displays have been changed and cleaned. There is a 1646 Civil War room were you can try on the clothes they would have worn in those days. Displays are to do with local history, glove making, dairy and items on fishing. We are also selling a marvellous new book, ‘The Brief History of Torrington’ written by Dr Hugh Reed, very readable with interesting maps and photographs.

Opening times for the museum:-

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.30am to 4.00pm

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10.30am to 1.00pm

Looking forward to seeing you.

Sunday, 28 April 2019 17:17

Tea Dance at the Town Hall



So many people have told us their reminiscences about the wonderful Tea Dances which used to be held at The Town Hall over 60 years ago.

So by popular demand we are running our first Tea dance in conjunction with Chef Duet Catering on 6th July from 3-5pm. There will be lots of homemade sumptuous afternoon tea delights beautifully prepared and served to tempt you and some lovely nostalgic music to dance to or just sit and enjoy.

Let’s make it a fun afternoon! Organise your own get together with friends to have a catch up or share a table and make new friends! Perfect if you have Birthday or Anniversary to celebrate. You can book a table for 4, 6 or 10 - just let us know your personal requirements.

The charge is £15.00 per adult and £7.50 (under 12)

For more information and to book a place please contact Anne Tattersall 07971696192 or Helen Rumbold 01805 625662


Monday, 04 June 2018 12:48

Mayor's Civic Parade and Service

The Mayor, Councillor Miss Keeley Allin holds her Civic Service in the Great Torrington Town and Community Hall on Sunday 7th July 2019 at 3.00pm.

Uniformed organisations are requested to assemble in Sydney House Car Park outside the Castle Hill building at 2.35pm. Councillors, Trustees, Conservators and the Presidents of the Chamber of Trade, Rotary and Royal British Legion and their Partners are requested to assemble in the Town Council’s Committee Room, Castle Hill at 2.30pm.

STANDARDS should NOT be paraded.




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