Barnstaple legend deserves accolade for years of service to the town.


I would like to give recognition to Gordon, who repairs bicycles in the arcade in Bear Street, Barnstaple. Anyone who has a bicycle will know Gordon. He is often seen working outside his shop in all weathers and into the evening. His shop is an Aladdin’s cave of bicycles an their parts. This man deserves an accolade for the numerous years of service to the community. When/if he retires I believe the cost of bicycle repairs will increase substantially. I am pleased he will be relocating, further down Bear Street, and I hope this will be a warmer environment to repair bicycles.

Editor’s note: Gordon Webber’s business has moved 100 yards to 50 Bear Street under the archway by the chemist.

Eric Moles, Barnstaple


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