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OCRA Gym, Trampoline & DMT Club is a fun, friendly club open to everyone. In the last five years it has grown from just six sessions per week to twenty-seven, with 280 members from three to 60 years old. Gym and trampolining are impressive sports... more

Community News

Autumn colour at the castle This is the perfect time of year to make the most of the last days of summer and look ahead to the crisp colourful days of autumn. It’s a busy time at Castle Drogo as the countdown to completion of our building project b more

Outdoor & Active

There’s a lot going on in autumn at Finch Foundry For Hallowe’en we will be offering a fun children’s trail during the week leading up to Hallowe’en and there will also be spooky storytelling in the forge on Saturday, October 27th... more

Outdoor & Active

From apple juice to witch’s brews . . . Whatever the weather a visit to the gorge is an adventure. After heavy rain the river will be crashing and tumbling over the cascades, and there will be lots of puddles to splash in. If you’re lucky enough... more

Outdoor & Active

The Miniature Pony Centre sits on the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon and is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly. Can you imagine being able to go into a paddock and to be surrounded by miniature ponies and tiny foals? The j more

Community News

NMA celebrates 20 years of connecting people with the oceans The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be celebrating its 20th birthday this year with a programme of events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our ocean more

Community News

In celebration of its 20th birthday, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be holding a series of special events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our oceans and their importance for a healthy planet. It has bee more

Community News

KID FOR A QUID!!!! A great way to introduce your children to music Choral music is for everyone Exeter Festival Chorus believes music is for everyone, so as part of their 25th Anniversary celebrations they are offering their concert tickets to eve more

Community News

Lewdown and Bridestowe cricket clubs are looking forward to building on a strong first year of combining their junior sections for the good of youth cricket in the West Devon Area. The two clubs have put aside any local rivalry and have the common ai more

Outdoor & Active

The Rotary Club of Okehampton will once again be running its annual series of Primary Schools Quiz events during February. This popular competition has been run by the Rotary Club for many years and encourages teams from all the primary schools in th more

Community News

This summer, all eyes will be on Russia for the FIFA World Cup, but for children in the Lydford area, there's a focus on football a little closer to home. Lydford Foxes is a new and growing youth football club, with a support team determined to go fr more

Outdoor & Active

Lots to see and masses to do, both on and off the water Just five minutes off the A30, between Launceston and Okehampton, you will find the spectacular Roadford Lake. Surrounded by countryside and nestled amongst the beautiful surroundings of the Wo more

Community News

The annual Christmas flower garland has been hung, the choirs have started to sing and the chefs are busy cooking festive lunches in the restaurants. Christmas is in full swing at Cotehele, the National Trust place near Saltash. The gardeners worked more

Community News

Step back in time and experience a Christmas Elizabethan style! With cooking in the kitchen, festive dancing in the great hall and the traditional Lord of Misrule causing mischief – it is a Christmas not to be missed. Under a canopy of stars created more

Community News

‘We are actually learning — but not having to write anything!’ At Lifton Community Primary School we pride ourselves on the outdoor learning opportunities that we provide for our children. They allow the children to work in an environment away from more

Education

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

Our first event was back in April and was a Make Your Own Bow & Arrow session on the moors. We expected 20 children might attend, we hoped for 30, what we got was 70 children, plus accompanying adults! For two glorious hours, the moor was packed wit more

What's On

Many studies show that children are spending less and less time outside. In this issue we have a few ideas for local trails, challenges and activities to encourage your children to get out and enjoy everything Dartmoor and our locality has to offer. more

Outdoor & Active

The Carnival takes place on the 3rd Saturday of October every year. The Children's procession takes place at 3:15pm and the main procession at 7:15pm. This years Queen will be Lauren Saunders and the Prince and Princess will be Joshua Penna and... more

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

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