Alex had never really climbed until he went to secondary school – just three years later he was a member of the GB training team and taking part in competitions all over the world. ‘Adventurous’ and ‘competitive’ are two words that really spring to m more

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Over the last year our sporting teams have had some fantastic achievements and we are particularly proud that St Andrew’s qualified to represent West Devon in the county finals in tag rugby, hockey, indoor athletics and cricket. The children have als more


Everyone at Tavistock Launderette & Commercial Laundry is very excited to hear the launderette has been put forward for an award… It all started a few weeks ago when we were phoned by Laundry and Cleaning News and told that we had been nominated for more

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The Who'd Have Thought It run by Paul and Jacquie Lisney has been shortlisted for the Most Creative Name Award at Britain’s premier annual awards which celebrate the best of independent hosts and hoteliers. The eviivo awards commend Britain’s world-c more

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The Good Pub Guide has named The Drake Manor Inn in Buckland Monachorum as The Good Pub Guide Value Pub of the Year 2018, describing it as ‘the charming Drake Manor in Buckland Monachorum with its friendly, long-serving landlady’. Mandy Robinson, who more

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Plymouth law firm, GA Solicitors, has been recognised regionally and nationally at a glittering awards ceremony in Birmingham. The firm secured the regional title of ‘Best Conveyancing Firm in the South and South West’ at the Law Firm Services ... more

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Rob Zacal, an employment solicitor at GA Solicitors, has received a ‘Gold Award’ from national charity Young Enterprise, for his levels of commitment to the West Devon board. Young Enterprise is the UK’s leading charity that empowers young people.. more

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A Devon hotel is celebrating having passed its latest inspection by the AA with flying colours. The Moorland Garden Hotel near Yelverton has retained its Four Stars and Rosette for dining in The Wildflower Restaurant for a third time under the world- more

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RM Builders and Contractors Ltd on shortlist for Local Area Building Control (LABC) Award. RM Builders and Contractors Ltd and Living Space Architects are delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists for the South West LABC Building Excellence... more

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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