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One Okehampton is a collective promoting community inclusion and reducing loneliness. Its volunteers recently organised the festive markets which saw more than 10,000 people come into the town on Sundays during the run-up to Christmas. As part of the more

6 Mar 2018 15:40 Community News

North Tawton Twinning Association is currently in the planning stages for this year’s visit to the town by the members of the Blangy Le Chateau twinning group, which takes place on May 11th to May 13th. The twinning association has been running for m more

6 Mar 2018 15:32 Community News

Open to all, this day will explore the rich legacy of tinworking and copper mining in the Belstone area, in a Dartmoor context. Two talks, a walk, exhibitions, bookstalls and afternoon tea will provide excellent stimulation for discovery and discussi more

16 Jan 2018 13:32 Community News

West Devon Borough Council's annual Junior Life Skills event earlier this term saw its highest ever turnout. The learning event, held every year for year six pupils, challenges children in 'real-life' scenarios that teach essential safety lessons. 54 more

5 Dec 2017 13:32 Education

'Speed Watch' group The parish council has been approached to see if there is any interest in establishing a 'Speed Watch' group to monitor and report speeding in and around the parish. If formed, members would be trained to carry out the task of mo more

16 Oct 2017 12:08 Community News

Yelverton Community Open Day 9th September 2017 10am to 1pm Dear Friend From animals and pets, to arts and crafts, youth groups to health and fitness, as an active member of our community you all play a part in shaping where we live... more

25 Jul 2017 15:39 Community News

Can you REPAIR IT? Yes you can! Volunteers at community events across Devon and Torbay have repaired dozens of broken electrical items this autumn as part of an initiative to reduce waste. From S more

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The festive season on Okehampton will begin in style on December 1, when the town’s atmospheric annual Edwardian Evening will be staged by the Chamber of Trade. Attracting thousands of people every year, Edwardian Evening provides a magnet for famili more

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