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Everyone is invited to come along for a great evening when the Oxfam Bookshop in Tavistock will be keeping its doors open late until 10:30pm. From 4:00 to 6:00pm there will be children’s quizzes and a treasure hunt in the shop as well as a range of c more

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Dartmoor Search and Rescue Tavistock (DSRT) was founded 50 years ago after two army officer cadets, aged 22 and 28, ran into difficulties on the moor and tragically lost their lives. The team covers Dartmoor’s 365 square miles of tors, forests, reser more

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Plymouth based solicitor firm, Wolferstans, has raised an amazing £7000 for local Plymouth charity, Friends and Families of Special Children who provide a range of services for families with children who experience disabilities in Plymouth and surrou more

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Nichola went to meet Graham Osborn, trustee and house chairman at Abbeyfield Tavistock Society to see this inspirational home for independent living within a community. The environment for today’s older population is generally focused on problems, more

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From the 24th March 2018 visitors to Buckland Abbey, Devon will find a fresh new look to its shop. Buckland Abbey Shop has had a long awaited refit – the first in 30 years! And we are having a grand opening event on Saturday 24th March. As a more

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Here in the West Country we are blessed with an abundance of water! In Mali, Africa, it is a daily struggle to extract enough for the basic needs of a family, the water table level being very deep. Long journeys to the nearest well are often underta more

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A guardian of one of England’s most precious landscapes, helping to look after Dartmoor for more than 130 years. The Dartmoor Preservation Association, or DPA, has been helping to look after Dartmoor for more than 130 years. Also known as the ‘Frien more

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We are really thrilled that Clearbrook Wild Child has been chosen as one of three charities of the year at the Co-op store in Yelverton. We’ll get 1% of any own brand purchase made in the store if you select us as your supported charity, plus a share more

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Home-Start volunteers help families with young children to deal with the challenges they face, by supporting the parents and helping them build better lives for their children. Raising a young family can often have its challenges and everyone has di more

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We were delighted to attend a presentation at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital on 18th January to celebrate the incredible sum of £20,600 which was raised for FORCE Cancer Charity following the Classics Galore! concert in November – it’s... more

The British Hen Welfare Trust, which has a re-homing base at South Zeal, is to build a new centre at its headquarters in South Molton this year, thanks to the success of its Christmas Happy Hens Care Home Appeal 2017. The BHWT has had aspirations for more

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Since the opening of Little Bridge House, near Barnstaple, in 1995, CHSW has been providing expert holistic and family-centred care for life-limited children and their families across the South West of England, to ‘make the most of short and precious more

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Okehampton United Charity and Okehampton Educational Foundation have had a busy 2017 awarding grants of in excess of £350,000 to support people and groups in Okehampton and the Hamlets (Brightley, Southcott, Meldon and Stockley) The trustees meet mo more

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Pat Cunnington of Okehampton Walk and Talk tells of the joy of sociable exercise…. Okehampton Walk and Talk Group is part of England’s largest network of health walk schemes, Walking for Health, which is funded by MacMillan and The Ramblers. Okeh more

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With most people wishing to die peacefully in their own home*, St Luke’s care at home teams are dedicated to making this a reality for Tavistock residents by working in partnership with other local healthcare professionals. St Luke’s is leading end more

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Miller Town and Country are collecting presents for sick children who have to spend time in Derriford hospital over the Christmas period... more

Laure Bury, a Devon-based artist, known for her vibrant landscapes and colour compositions with butterflies will soon be leaving the comforts of her studio and home on the edge of Dartmoor, to spend some time at the Tara children’s orphanage in North more

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The Weir Quay Community Watersports Hub Club in Bere Alston, near Plymouth, has started building a new boatshed to store equipment following a grant from National Grid’s Community Grant Programme. The £20,000 grant – the maximum available under the s more

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Sparkwell Horse and Dog Show committee recently presented Plymouth and Cornwall Cancer Fund with a cheque for £4000 which will be used to support ongoing local cancer projects. Plymouth and Cornwall Cancer Fund is a local charity supporting local peo more

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START – Students and Refugees Together START works in partnership with families, individuals and organisations, helping refugees in need to become self-reliant people who contribute to their local communities. Students offer holistic support, on a on more

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