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Tavistock Heritage Trust will be reopening the Tavistock Visitor Information Centre (VIC) this summer to help welcome visitors to the town and to support local businesses. The centre will be run by volunteers and overseen by Tavistock Heritage Trust. more

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Exhibitions Well summer is here at long last and to celebrate we are opening our Summer Exhibition on the Solstice: June 21st. The Summer exhibition will celebrate the very best of Wildwood's permanent artists and the theme of myth and magic will more

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Tavistock Heritage Trust will be reopening the Tavistock Visitor Information Centre (VIC) this summer to help welcome visitors to the town and to support local businesses. The centre will be run by volunteers and overseen by Tavistock Heritage Trust. more

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Established Plymouth law firm, GA Solicitors, has advised upon the lease of a large industrial unit in Saltash which will see the collaboration of two local leisure providers to create an innovative and new multi-use offering in the town. Local gym more

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Mary Tavy artist Laure Bury recently spent some time running art workshops for the children of Tara Children’s Project in Bodhgaya in India. Coordinated by the Buddhist Root Institute, the centre includes a Buddhist retreat with accommodation, prayer more

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Individuals, families and community groups are being invited to take part in Tavistock Parish Church’s new fundraising campaign to ‘Sponsor a Slate’ for the vestry roof. The roof has been leaking for some time and after a very wet winter, restoration more

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The RSPCA shop was one of the first charity shops to be established in Tavistock and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Although it has been in its current location in King Street for 25 years, manager Karen Norwood says customers are sti more

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Tavistock Rotary’s biggest fundraiser is our Charity Golf Day on June 14th at Tavistock Golf Club, which regularly raises £4,000 for local charities. Last year’s winners, the Whitchurch Inn, will be defending their title, helping to raise funds for t more

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22nd June – Bedford Hotel Inspring Women, Inspiring Women Conference 2018 Taking place on 22 June at Tavistock's beautiful and historic Bedford Hotel - 'Inspiring Women, Inspiring Women' will bring together women of all backgrounds and lifestyles more

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Did you know Tavistock is ‘coach friendly’? Tavistock BID in partnership with the Town Council and Market Reeve, recently made a presentation to the Coach Friendly Association and demonstrated that Tavistock meets all the requirements to achieve this more

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Yelverton Tennis Club will again be opening its doors on 10th June for the Great British Tennis Weekend which is a free national event sponsored by the LTA to promote tennis for all. There will be separate sessions with our professional coach Roger more

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We were delighted to have a splendid, new kitchen installed at Yelverton War Memorial Hall over the Easter holidays, with up-to-the-minute appliances. The kitchen had to be completed while Penmoor Nursery was on holiday and with our trusty band of lo more

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Give yourself a break - let someone else cook lunch for a change! Each month, on the third Wednesday, Yelvercare organises lunch for older members of our community. It costs £5:00, is all cooked by volunteers and is an excellent way to meet new frien more

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If you think you’ve been underpaid, you should act quickly, as it’s harder to get your money back more than three months after the problem has arisen. Check your payslip to see if there’s been a mistake. You will be able to see the number of hours yo more

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The late winter and early spring of 2018 have seen the erection of the long-awaited boat shed for Weir Quay Community Watersports Hub Club. The club commissioned a dinghy and gig park on land adjacent to the Tamar at Weir Quay, also allowing Weir Qua more

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Tourism providers in and around Dartmoor and Exmoor are benefitting from a £1.4 million project to develop new products and experiences that will attract more overseas visitors to England’s national parks. Dartmoor and Exmoor have worked with other E more

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A walk from Mount Kelly to Drake’s statue on Plymouth Road can take you from the Iron Age via the Middle Ages and the remains of a prominent abbey church through to the industrial revolution with its gritty history of mining on a world-class scale. T more

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Tamar Energy Community (TEC) is one of seven community energy groups across the South West, Wales and the Midlands awarded a place as part of a ground-breaking trial providing access to open data on local electricity networks. Our winning innovation more

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A new grant scheme is being piloted this year in five national parks, offering funding for land managers to restore their historic farm buildings and prevent them from falling out of use. The Historic Building Restoration Grant is being piloted in Da more

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Torridge and West Devon MP, Geoffrey Cox QC, has made strong representations to the Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart MP, to keep HMP Dartmoor open. The prison has been under threat of closure since 2013 when the Government issued a 10-year notice that more

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Tarka Turbines have submitted a draft planning application for permission to erect three wind turbines on public land close to Torrington town centre. The proposed 57 metre high structures take the form of three adult otters with the whiskers forming more

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