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Thursday 6th Sept 12

Richmond Drydock works again.

APPLEDORE'S RICHMOND DRYDOCK WORKS AGAIN.

Two fishing vessels from Newlyn were towed into Richmond drydock Appledore today watched by a small crowd of 30 people who applauded as the vessels entered the dock reports Councillor Andrew Eastman.

They were towed by the small tug 'Valour' reports Gareth Evans of FTD Marine and cutting up will commence in two weeks time.

South Coast Rowing Championships will start on Saturday 8th and continue on Sunday 9th with crews from as far afield as Poole. Start and finish posts have been erected, gig steps cleaned off and preparations made for a good weekend of racing.

ms OLDENBURG will load her cargo and passengers from 0800 hrs on Saturday and sail prompt at 0930hrs when racing will be temporarily halted to allow her exit.

Bideford Carnival will also happen on Saturday afternoon, bringing throngs of people into the town this weekend.