What's happening in Barnstaple
Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem
LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Barnstaple due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.
Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families
KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.
Do You Support Your Local Businesses?
LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.
Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets
ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Barnstaple based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.
What Is Next For Our Local Public House
THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.
Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money
MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.
Welcome to Barnstaple Community
We aim to keep Barnstaple local by providing a wide range of local infomation, news, events and business listings. Our team are all Barnstaple based and are dedicated to providing you with useful and helpful information. Barnstaple has so much history and the local community has a great deal to offer. Many communities have lost their local touch and our aim is to bring this back.