Torridge ‘should take baton’

Bideford has a modern state-of-the-art college. It also has two adjacent playing fields which are together large enough to build a sports centre of almost Olympic proportions, complete with a gymnastic centre and running track.

Bideford has a huge river with two rowing clubs. It has Brunswick Wharf which could be used as a rowing or sailing club centre. Knapp House were interested in developing their waterfront.

Perhaps a sailing club there or even at Instow? Windsurfing and kitesurfing? (These are sports which won medals at the London Olympics.)

Torridge District Council, I pass you the baton.

The government wants infrastructure. Give them something to think about. The job creation possibilities are endless.

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Ernie Thomas


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