Cast your mind back to early spring this year… were you deciding between a ‘trumpet’ or a ‘large cup’ and excitedly recording each different daffodil type you stumbled across in Tamar Valley hedges? more

13 Sep 2017 15:52 Community News

Although called ‘St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth’, this vibrant, life-affirming charity is no longer just a hospice building, and its services now reach far beyond Plymouth into Devon and Cornwall. more

8 Sep 2017 20:22 Community

We live in a youth-obsessed society and we’re conditioned into believing that we’re ‘over the hill’ at 40, after which we expect our bodies to begin a steady decline towards frailty and immobility - but it doesn’t have to be like that. Many of t more

8 Sep 2017 20:22 Health

One of the great pleasures of this job is that you get to meet the most interesting people and Kate Blake, one of the founders of Tree Surfers, has already led a very full and active life... more

8 Sep 2017 20:21 Local People

Thousands of hens will be emerging from their cages into the autumn sunshine and looking for new homes this month. With forecasters predicting warm weather to make up for the UK’s wet summer, it’s a great time to adopt some ex-bats so they can make more


England’s National Parks are vital resources that will sit at the centre of plans to improve physical and mental wellbeing thanks to a new partnership between Public Health England and the nation’s ten National Parks. Free to access and open 24 hours more


We are delighted to announce that as one of this year’s beneficiaries of Global’s Make Some Noise, REACH CHARITY, based in Tavistock, is being supported by some of the UK’s best-loved radio stations. more

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Ashridge Court Farm, a wildlife friendly, family farm just outside North Tawton, is delighted that their new event and wedding venue, the Ashridge Great Barn, is officially open for business. Nestled in a secluded valley, this ancient barn has been more

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What makes ‘a good neighbour’ in Plymouth? In partnership with the Istanbul Biennial, the Atlantic Project presents an international billboard project in sites across Plymouth. Realised in collaboration with institutions around the world... more

5 Sep 2017 18:55 Music & Art

A unique opportunity is being offered for a limited number of people to visit Dartmoor National Park Authority’s grade 1 listed 14th Century Longhouse, Higher Uppacott, this Friday 8 September. For more than 18 months Dartmoor National Park Authorit more

5 Sep 2017 14:46 Community News

Join knowledgeable Dartmoor National Park Rangers and Archaeologists as they uncover Bronze Age cairns around the Haytor area. This month we will be undertaking the prickly but rewarding job of gorse removal to reveal these fascinating sites. The wor more

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Torridge & West Devon MP, Geoffrey Cox QC, is encouraging local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live, by applying for funding to turn their ideas into reality... more

2 Sep 2017 09:11 Community News

On a gorgeous sunny day, Nichola went along to the hamlet of Sampford Spiney to meet Tina and Michael Smith with some of their beautiful horses, and find out all about the middle eastern sport of tent pegging. more

2 Sep 2017 09:05 Local People

Leanne Timings of Re:Cognition Health explains how taking part in activities can help people cope with dementia and even delay the onset. more

2 Sep 2017 09:05 Health

Defence again lightning: With the recent thunderstorms, we have once again seen computer equipment being damaged or destroyed by an electrical surge. A surge-protector is one good way to prevent this kind of damage, although it is a good idea... more

2 Sep 2017 09:04 Business News

The General Election on 8 June was the fifth in which I have stood to be your Member of Parliament and I am honoured and humbled to have received the support of so many once again. more

2 Sep 2017 09:04 Local MP

The preschool children at the Tavistock nursery have written their own poems and they have been published into a beautiful book! The Devon Poets initiative helps promote the enjoyment of reading and writing and it has certainly sparked some fantastic more


Join local historian and town guide Simon Dell for another of his popular “Walk and Supper” dates, in partnership with The Bedford Hotel. Simon will lead a stroll around the town looking at the industrial heritage of Tavistock, the iron foundries, more

30 Aug 2017 15:16 Community News

Escape to Dartmoor for a relaxing dog-friendly Autumn Break. We guarantee a warm welcome with cosy bedrooms and delicious tasting food. The crisp, clear days of autumn are the perfect time to explore the outdoor beauty of Dartmoor and the Tamar... more


Staff members from Plymouth law firm, GA Solicitors, have today (25th August) dressed up in pink and purple in honour of their new chosen charity - Little Things & Co. The charity was voted in by GA staff due to its essential work supporting ... more

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