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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

As part of a countywide initiative, free art classes for people who are 50 and over are running every Wednesday afternoon at the Ockment Centre in Okehampton. The project, funded by ‘Drink Wise Age Well Devon’, runs free four-week taster courses... more

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The OCRA Dance Project is run by coach Lynne Rogers and she has been a dance coach with OCRA for the last seven years. Lynne initially coached the dance club for children and the dancercise class for adults and slowly the Dance Project was born... more

Music & Art

Christmas has officially started in Okehampton! The town’s atmospheric annual Edwardian Evening, staged by the Chamber of Trade, saw hundreds of locals and visitors coming to the centre of town to see the town’s Christmas lights... more

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Moss the Dartmoor Dog is getting to grips with her new house, the men in shorts delivering lots of boxes and new areas to explore on Dartmoor…... more

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Tavistock saw one of the busiest Dickensian Evening in years last Friday, drawing in crowds from all over Devon and Cornwall. The evening kicked off with the usual and spectacular Christmas lights switch on, followed by singing from many of more

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Saturday Spectacular For one day ONLY between the hours of 09:30-16:30 Saturday 3rd December all STOCK material will be included in FREE curtain making. That's made to measure curtains, all hand sewn hems, mitred and weighted in each corner and... more

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The Plymouth Junior Lawyers Division is a network of young legal professionals who offer support to each other and promote the values and benefits of the legal profession in the city, by arranging networking and social events, and fundraising for ... more

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The festive season on Okehampton will begin in style on December 1, when the town’s atmospheric annual Edwardian Evening will be staged by the Chamber of Trade. Attracting thousands of people every year, Edwardian Evening provides a magnet for famili more

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Combatting national and international communication breakdowns in mainframe computers is a far cry from tackling canine mobility issues — yet that’s the lifestyle leap taken by Duncan when they moved to Okehampton in 2011. Duncan Croad was living t more

Local People

A stalwart for the community of Okehampton and a man who enjoys every aspect of life. Did you know that a microwave is invaluable when you are making a walking stick? I certainly didn’t, but Derek Webber, whose hobby is making walking sticks... more

Local People

A veritable power house when it comes to raising money. Dave, a tree surgeon who lives with his wife Alison and his beloved dogs in the depths of the West Devon countryside near Lydford, has a huge heart and a deep desire to help and support... more

Local People

The Okehampton Medical Centre’s quick guide to staying healthy this winter. 1) GET VACCINATED. Flu Vaccination Flu can be unpleasant but if you are otherwise healthy it can clear up on its own in a week or so. However flu can be more severe in... more

Health

If you’re looking for a relatively easy walk with a bit of everything – Widgery Cross at Brat Tor has it all. With panoramic views across Dartmoor and a rugged terrain that stretches as far as the eye can see this walk will leave you feeling on... more

Walks

The Okehampton Chamber of Trade is always looking for new members to join it's existing members. We encourage new and existing businesses to join, so that they can be kept informed of what the Chamber is doing for the town and for them to input thei more

Business News

One particular member of the Okehampton Chamber of Trade has been working her sewing fingers to the bone....Trish from Kudos has been making flags which will be hung from the flag poles in the town, to represent businesses within Okehampton. The flag more

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