This year has seen Mount Kelly pupils excel once again in their A Levels, with the vast majority gaining places at the universities of their choice, including Oxford, Durham and Imperial College. Whilst close to a third of all papers were awarded... more »


National Trust’s Buckland Abbey is offering a glimpse into what life was like during the Middle Ages this bank holiday, as the Abbey will be heading back in-time to 1481. On Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August, the Medieval Free Company will be more »

22 Aug 2016 09:00 Community News

We are blessed to have three National Trust properties on our doorstep (we know there are more but we wanted to focus on three) and there is no excuse in the world to think there is nothing to do on the weekend . So we thought we would look... more »

Outdoor & Active

There has been much written and photographed about the The Man Engine but little comes close to the beautiful film created by Tim Roberts from Fatcalf Media based in Tavistock. The Man Engine has been celebrating Cornish Mining World Heritage... more »


Here are just a few suggestions of where to take the kids this weekend. Living in Devon does mean that there are hundred of places to go, Beaches, Moorland walks etc... But here are five of our favourites, without having to spend hours in the car! more »

Community News

When Father is taken away by two strangers on suspicion of espionage, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. Suddenly impoverished, their mother is forced to take them from their comfortable London home to live in Yorkshire in a... more »

Community News

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An interactive workshop for all the family at Buckland Abbey is set to unravel the tales of Sir Francis Drake who once owned the estate near Yelverton. more »

4 Aug 2016 15:45 Education

Tavistock Heritage Festival is returning for 2016, bringing a range of fantastic events and attractions to the town. Thursday September 15th to Monday 19th September. Read on for more info…. more »

4 Aug 2016 08:00

Replica MK IX Spitfire with working Merlin engine, Tavistock Model Flying Club displays, Robey Trust Steam engine trips, Vintage vehicles, WWII Living History displays. Plenty for all the family to enjoy. more »

3 Aug 2016 15:00

If you're thinking of an overnight stay or dinner or just a fantastic cream tea, here are six of the best hotels in west Devon. We think they're the best, but of course in order to disagree with us you will need to visit all of them and experiencing more »

1 Aug 2016 15:55 Food

These are the top four best venues for seeing live theatre, plays, hearing music and watching live entertainment in west Devon. more »

Music & Art

Lee Moor charity Hill Pony Resources, which works for the welfare of the animals across Dartmoor and elsewhere, arranged for a group of colts to be castrated last autumn. more »


A Day in the Life of Martin Whitley a Dartmoor Hawker. We follow Martin high on Dartmoor and see what it takes to handle birds of prey, the passion of what he does, the love of Dartmoor, the respect and understanding of these incredibly powerful bird more »


To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the charity, the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust decided to mark the occasion with a walk across Dartmoor to raise funds for the research programme they have embarked on with Dartmoor Zoo and Plymouth University... more »


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Gidon Reid, owner of the Technology Company in Tavistock answers your questions on all aspects of technology in our every day lives.