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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

5 Dec 2017 15:03 Music & Art

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

5 Dec 2017 13:15 Community News

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

5 Dec 2017 11:35 Community News

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

5 Dec 2017 11:27 Community

The Plymouth Junior Lawyers Division have gone from strength to strength for another year, as the group of young lawyers arranged a number of networking, social and fundraising events in support of their charity of the year, Veterans With Dogs. The more

21 Nov 2017 13:14 Community News

An event to be held in Chagford, Dartmoor, will raise funds and awareness for Women in Gaza who endure unbearable challenges in getting treatment for breast cancer. The event, the Women4Women Art Auction and Tea Party, will be held on Saturday 18th more

14 Nov 2017 09:49 Music & Art

Clarinuts is a 5-piece clarinet group and we will be playing Christmas and old favourites in aid of Children's Hospice SouthWest. more

6 Nov 2017 13:32

Hospiscare is a local charity, providing free, high quality care and support to people with a progressive life-limiting illness and those close to them across Exeter, Mid and East Devon and North Dartmoor, from Highampton to Lustleigh and from Lydfor more

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A small charity making a big difference to the lives of West Devon children with additional needs The Trust’s objective is to support children with additional needs, aged eleven or under, living within the area of Okehampton, Tavistock and surroundi more

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Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need 14th & 15th October BBC One’s Countryfile presenting team will be heading out into some of the nation’s most beautiful landscapes as they lead a range of sponsored rambles across the UK to raise money for B more

27 Oct 2017 11:04 Community News

Saturday 18 November, 10:00am – 4:00pm Pudsey Day of Morris Following the Dartmoor Border Morris (DBM) appearance in The Black Farmer TV commercials last year, our Morris side is now appearing on a new advertising campaign for The Black Farmer which more

24 Oct 2017 12:51 What's On

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

Features

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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