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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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This June, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) will be taking its BIAZA award-winning toddler sessions into the great outdoors with the brand-new ‘Ocean Todds’ for a special six-week summer series. For the first time, youngsters aged 2-4 years will 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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An interesting newcomer to Princetown, is David Lemon, who completed a 3,200-kilometre trek along the length of the mighty Zambezi River three months before his 70th birthday. In his time David Lemon has managed to fit in working as a police office more

Local People

After winning TripAdvisor’s ‘Best Small Hotel’ in Europe and the UK, The Tavistock House Hotel is one of Tavistock’s newest gems. Nichola really didn’t need much persuasion to go and visit it and see what it takes to win such an accolade. Born in Al more

Local People

Finally the sun has come out after one of the worst winters I have ever seen. It was consistently wet from last July until April, with a serious worsening of the weather in February giving us a very high water table which seemed to keep rising. We ha more

Farming News

At St Andrew’s we strive to the find the right balance between remaining a traditional village school while holding a forward-thinking outlook on education; the kind of school where one week the children practise maypole dancing for the village fair, more

Education

Lewis McCulloch Ryan has been announced as the winner of a design challenge set by Plymouth Gin to create an iconic new drinking vessel, scooping a £1,000 prize fund and the opportunity to have his design put into production. The competition, a colla more

Education

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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