Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

New care village approved for Torrington

12:19 10 October 2012

The plans for Hatchmoor Care Village.

The plans for Hatchmoor Care Village.

Archant

Plans committee approve application for facility providing round-the-clock residential and dementia care.

PROPOSALS for a new care village in Torrington have been approved by Torridge District Council’s plans committee.

Councillors voted unanimously for 24 apartments, three six-bedroom bungalows and a social centre to be built next to the existing Hatchmoor Home.

Hatchmoor Care Village will provide residential and dementia care and each bungalow would have a full time, live-in carer.

Solomon Singh, manager of Hatchmoor Home, said: “The next step will be to finalise plans and start building next year, hopefully in the spring/summer time.

“I would like to thank Great Torrington Town Council for its support and to the planning committee for passing the application.

“This will provide a big boost for the job market in Torrington and the local economy.”

It is estimated the facility, which will provide round the clock care, will be open early 2014.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Search teams took to the River Torridge this weekend on the lookout for Bideford pensioner Clive Colling, who has been missing since January 1.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:08

Braunton Police Station has been bought by Braunton Parish Council in a deal to keep a police presence in the village

Read more
Yesterday, 21:22

Vehicles including a police vehicle, targeted by a green laser on St Brannocks Road, say Ilfracombe police

Read more
Yesterday, 08:00

The 29-year-old pleaded with magistrates not to send him to prison after being drunk and disorderly in Barnstaple.

Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017

The 33-year-old from Margate, Kent, kicked the detention officer in the shin after she was arrested at a Bideford pub.

Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Did you know the NHS offered a wide range of apprenticeships? Joshua Stephenson from Bideford began his NHS career as an apprentice and is supporting the new #NHyeS campaign

Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Can you spare some time to help North Devon Hospice – all these people can!

Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Police were called to Northam after a car was seen driving around with no car door and a smashed windscreen.

Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust appeals for views on proposals to merge North Devon’s stroke services at NDDH

Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017

Temperatures could plummet as low as -3C tonight (Friday) as council gritters treat North Devon’s roads ready for the cold snap.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications