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Tavistock based Homeopathy expert Karen Leadbetter writes about how Homeopathy can help in key time s of change. Do you or does someone you know need help navigating a transition in life? Or addressing a health problem rooted in the stress from... more

Health

The British Hen Welfare Trust has been forced to let 12,000 hens go to slaughter due to the threat of bird flu. Defra announced an Avian Flu Prevention Zone on 6 December for 30 days req more

Naturalist

People from across the region are being invited to join in the Charity Lunches at The Horn of Plenty Hotel near Tavistock this winter. The Hotel has been hosting charity lunches for almost 25 years..... more

Community

Retirement for Partner after 40 Years After nearly four decades, Hugh Michelmore, senior partner of GA Solicitors and one of the city’s most recognised and respected businessmen, has announced his retirement. Hugh joined GA in 1977 when it was... more

Business News

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The popular and historic Bedford Hotel, in the heart of the award-winning Devon market town of Tavistock, has gained a prestigious industry award in recognition of the quality of the beers which it offers to hotel guests and visitors. more

Trade Secrets

Gosh, it’s an exciting time of year, isn’t it? This is my second Christmas, well technically my third, but as I was born on 20th December in 2014, I don’t remember the first one, I still had my eyes shut! more

Moss the Dog Blog

Can you REPAIR IT? Yes you can! Volunteers at community events across Devon and Torbay have repaired dozens of broken electrical items this autumn as part of an initiative to reduce waste. From S more

Community News

Okehampton United Charities hosted its celebration evening at the Charter Hall in Okehampton this week (Wednesday, December 14). Photos and story …. more

16 Dec 2016 14:00 Business News

Five city arts organisations have appointed a Producer for an ambitious arts project to take place in Plymouth in 2017. The Plymouth Visual Art Programming Group (PVAPG) in conjunction with curator Simon Morrissey, has selected Vickie Fear as Produc more

Music & Art

There was an experienced team on hand this Dickensian Evening at the Mansbridge Balment office in Tavistock. Former MD David Balment joined Jonny Mansell and Nick Henderson in selling roasted chestnuts, which was all part of the annual fundraising e more

Community News

The beautiful music of a group of top singers and songwriters is enchanting audiences at the Eden Project’s spectacular laser show this Christmas. Singer and guitarist Jamie Crowe and choir leader Vicky Abbott are heading up the Sound of Light... more

Music & Art

There’s an opportunity for the over 50s to enjoy tea, cake, music and even dancing for those who would like to at the regular ‘Sunday Afternoon Social’ which takes place every month in Okehampton. The social is generally held on the third Sunday of more

Community News

Despite increasing pupil numbers, Devon is still meeting 95 per cent of parents' first choices for primary and secondary school places. Parents in the Okehampton area are being reminded that the admissions round for primary schools, including moving more

Community News

If you live in the Bratton Clovelly area and have always fancied trying your hand at art, the village has an enthusiastic art group that meets each Wednesday in the parish hall. Supported by the regular tutor, Anita, members are helped and advised in more

Community News

Castle Ham Lodge in Okehampton is the setting for the Thursday morning Okey Dokey Coffee Mornings — an opportunity for people to enjoy refreshments and the company of others on a weekly basis. The coffee mornings start at 10.30am and run until noon. more

Community News

Okehampton Walk & Talk are a friendly walking group who walk around Okehampton. The group is part of the national Walking for Health network, England largest network of health walks. Here in Devon there are 115 health walks happening every week... more

Community News

“I have a problem with rising damp in my flat, but I’m worried that if I complain my landlord will evict me. What should I do?” Until recently, landlords could evict tenants without a reason. However, a new law passed last year means it’s now illegal more

Community News

Andalucian Horses come to Devon

Hamish Mitchell

“I’ve fallen in love with a Spanish man”. That’s how it was announced. To say that it changed lives is probably an overstatement; over egging the omelette, Spanish or otherwise, but it certainly had a huge impact. But to begin at the beginning... more

Lifestyle

As the autumn half term holiday approached, we were delighted to discover that our drive towards raising the profile of growing, cooking and eating healthily had been rewarded. We had been successful in our application for our Silver Food for... more

Education

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The Okehampton Singers formed in May 2015 when MD Kelly Young was contacted by several women in the area wanting a choir that would sing up to date, fun and inspiring music. Kelly is well known in the Okehampton area for being a singer, performer... more

Music & Art

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