Blog > July 2016

Bideford open meeting Wednesday 20th July 2016, 7.30pm

Posted on 14/07/2016 by Stephen Attenborough


Come and learn about the Freshspring project, meet the team and find out how you could get involved at our public meeting at the Bideford Conservative Club on Wednesday 20th July from 7.30pm The heritage steam ship Freshspring will be coming to Bideford late August 2016 and we are keen for people to learn of our aims and get involved in a wide range…

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Tow to Sharpness, the start of hull works

Posted on 09/07/2016 by Stephen Attenborough


On the morning of Wednesday 6th July, Freshspring was towed along the river Severn in Gloucestershire from Newnham-on-Severn to Sharpness, the first time she has moved any distance for over 20 years, marking the start of works enabling Freshspring to be saved and be moved to a public location in the North Devon town of Bideford. A fabulous and very…

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