Older people in Bideford will benefit from funding provided by Devon County Council s Torridge County Committee. It has agreed to pay the entire cost of £5,000 to enable the services provided by Torrage to be available to people living in Bideford and its

Older people in Bideford will benefit from funding provided by Devon County Council's Torridge County Committee.It has agreed to pay the entire cost of £5,000 to enable the services provided by Torrage to be available to people living in Bideford and its surrounding area.Torrage provides a range of support, service, information and a collective voice for older people. The chairman of the Torridge County Committee, Cllr John Rawlinson, said: "The extension of Torrage will bring a considerable range of practical and emotional support to older people living in and around Bideford. Previously there was no dedicated service for them. The project has the ability to make a considerable impact on their lives.