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Lee survived three tours in Afghanistan and then a freak motorway accident changed his life… Fit, active and seeking an outdoor life, Lee joined the Royal Marines at 21; having grown up in Dagenham, he was drafted to Bickleigh in 1992, and he and hi more

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Come and see the work of local artists and craftspeople at Walkhampton Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale, which will be held in the newly-refurbished Walkhampton Memorial Hall. There will also be refreshments, so stay and enjoy tea, coffee, delicious more

16 Oct 2017 15:09 Music & Art

There are still a few copies available of Peter’s excellent guide to the Walkham Valley, with over 200 photographs and detailed route descriptions for all the walks. Peter has been a member of Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Tavistock) for over 20 y more

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Dartmoor is a superb recreational area for a host of sports, but what happens when something goes wrong? Emily Woodhouse joined the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team for Tavistock as a trainee two years ago, and after passing her final assessment in Ja 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

Education

St Eustachius’ Church plays a very prominent and important part in the Tavistock community and will celebrate its 700th anniversary next year. However, meeting the cost of running Tavistock’s parish church is becoming increasingly difficult with £475 more

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Led By Dreams C.I.C is a local project supporting local people who are victims of domestic violence and abuse. It was started by a victim (or as we like to be known, ‘a survivor’) who has experienced the difficulty of reaching out for help when leavi more

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The recently-launched Brentor & Moor Compassionate Neighbours scheme, serving the rural area just north of Tavistock, is now established and working closely with St Luke’s Hospice and the statutory health sector, as part of an integrated approach to more

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‘Project George’ has now been running for five years to raise funds for Walkhampton Memorial Hall with a view to replacing the roof and extending the building. The project is on schedule and aiming to complete stage one before the end of this year wh more

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When you think of a marathon, running comes to most people’s minds, but not for the members of gig rowing clubs. For them London’s Great River Race has become an annual highlight - a gruelling 21.6 miles up the River Thames from the Docklands to Ham more

16 Oct 2017 12:32 Community News

When British Beds moved into Yelverton business park nearly six years ago, Roger Charles and his colleagues were quick to dispel concerns that the company was some ‘retail giant’ attracting huge volumes of traffic and numerous HGV delivery vehicles. more

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The Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) was founded in 1969 to provide opportunities for therapy, achievement and fun for people with disabilities - today it is at the forefront of equine-assisted therapy. Over 25,000 riders and carriage drive more

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Do you live, work or have an interest in Okehampton and its Hamlets. Are you interested in helping the local community? Could you give the equivalent to one day a month to become a Trustee of a significant local grant making endowment charity? If so, more

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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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Representatives of Plymouth animal rescue and rehoming charity, Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home, have today (11th August) been presented with a cheque for £2500 by the staff of city law firm, GA Solicitors. Gables Farm was named the firm’s charity o more

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The famous and historic Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor has pledged its support for the Devon Air Ambulance with a charity dinner to be held later this year. Award-winning Executive Chef Mike Palmer has created an exceptional five- course more

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Special announcement from Rotary Club of Tavistock President, Catherine Bailey We have arranged this year’s Golf Day on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at Tavistock Golf Club. Since our Golf Days started, we have raised over £40,000 for local and... more

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Tavistock businessman, Nick Henderson was taken in to custody last Friday by the strong arm of the law! As part of Children’s Hospice South West fundraising, Nick was granted bail (set at £999) following a charge of ‘cringe-worthy impersonations’, wh more

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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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There’s an opportunity for the over 50s to enjoy tea, cake, music and even dancing for those who would like to at the regular ‘Sunday Afternoon Social’ which takes place every month in Okehampton. The social is generally held on the third Sunday of more

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