The Young Enterprise Club of Horrabridge Primary and Nursery School allows pupils the opportunity to develop a range of skills by encouraging opportunities for out-of-the-classroom learning. During the Autumn term, a group of 12 pupils worked to crea more


ON OUR DOORSTEP Only 20 minutes from Tavistock lies a different world full of fun, excitement and water: Roadford Lake. Being part of the South West Lakes Trust group means their ethos of ‘reconnecting children and their families with the outdoors t more


A 5 mile circular walk from Postbridge with John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers. Starting at the Dartmoor National Park car park (SX647788) the walk leaves the ancient clapper bridge and takes us past the Bronze Age remains known by the delightful name more

16 Feb 2017 12:13 Walks

Getting pop ups on all your devices? We have come across a couple of instances recently where people's routers have been compromised by spyware or an infection. Factory resetting your router will fix this but can be a bit daunting for the home user more

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We are truly blessed in Devon with the landscape and coastlines on our doorstep. Getting outside and being active in such an environment is a pleasure with so many beautiful areas to explore, and I am always keen to support efforts aimed at... more

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Man's Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl Paperback £7.99 A timeless work, reminding us all how to rise above suffering and deepen the art of living. Frankl was a prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the Second World War. Interned at Ausch more

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Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Tavistock College places great emphasis on educating and encouraging our students to use the Int more

15 Feb 2017 11:00 Education

There are just a few weeks remaining to get your nominations in for the Dartmoor Awards. So, if you know of an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to National Park purposes on Dartmoor, now is the time to get in touch with... more

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Learning the whys and hows will help you understand the requirements of exercise and healthy nutrition. At a young age I found a passion for sports of all kinds. Football, badminton, taekwondo, rollerblading and windsurfing took up most of my spare.. more

Join us for evening of fine wines and fabulous food at the Two Bridges Hotel. Our wine expert Charles Steevenson will be with us as usual, and will start the evening with an informative and informal tutored wine-tasting session. Charles will be int more

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A new healthy-lifestyle service commissioned by Devon County Council aims to help the increasing number of adults at risk of developing long-term health conditions take small steps toward a healthier lifestyle. OneSmallStep, provided by leading heal more


Staff on the Fundraising Team at Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) are delighted to announce they will be bringing a brand new fundraising event to Plymouth this summer; Bubble Rush. more

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Moorland Garden Hotel Cocktail Party

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The New Year is off to a great start for the Moorland Garden Hotel near Yelverton in Devon, which has been shortlisted for the Family Business of the Year Awards 2017. Owned by West Country business entrepreneurs Brian and Sonia Meaden... more

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Local man Christoper Bennett, has travelled to Zambia to produce a stunning film for a travel company using his expertise in Drone filming. Christopher owns Archytas Media which is a fully CAA approved operator, using remote controlled UAVs (or drone more

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People in the South West should be made more aware of the symptoms of asbestos related diseases, such as mesothelioma and asbestosis, due to an expected increase in diagnosed cases, warns a specialist legal expert. James Walsh, an industrial ... more

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Mount Kelly was honoured to welcome HRH The Princess Royal to the School recently to open the Olympic Legacy 50 metre Swimming Pool. Mount Kelly has a long tradition of excellence in swimming, and boasts 72 international swimmers... more

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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


Local Health Care Practioner Alistair Kinsey writes about a problem that many of us experience but few of us know how to resolve. Excessive teeth grinding or jaw clenching – also called bruxism – is a common problem. It can damage the teeth and... more


Ever wondered where to find the best cream tea in the South West? According to the Cream Tea Club, the crème de la crème of this staple West Country treat is to be found at the Moorland Garden Hotel in Dartmoor in Devon. more

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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


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