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The Art of Reflection 1 July 2017 – February 2018 An exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan will open on Saturday 1 July at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey in Devon, former home of Sir Francis Drake. more

26 Jun 2017 12:00 Music & Art

Dartmoor National Park Authority has opened its Communities Fund 2017/18 for applications and is calling for community organisations on Dartmoor to come forward if they have a project that needs funding. more

26 Jun 2017 11:30 Community News

Do you want to gain valuable experience volunteering at one of Dartmoor National Park’s award winning Visitor Centres? We are looking for enthusiastic people to become Ambassadors for Dartmoor more

5 Jun 2017 15:00 Community News

Heading over to Cotehele this May half-term, families can expect a chance for some adventures in the great outdoors; with events running all week that celebrate the ‘good old stick’. more

26 May 2017 08:00

Tavistock College student Rebecca Banks, year 12, has completed a rigorous selection process to be part of the Sutton Trust’s programme to support UK students apply for and read for degrees in the US. more

25 May 2017 16:00 Education

Sustainable Development Fund open for Tamar Valley projects. Back by popular demand, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Development Fund is open once again for small grants to more

25 May 2017 08:30

Along with the many crowds of locals, visitors and the farming and business communities of Devon who enjoyed the three days of this year’s Devon County Show was HRH The Countess of Wessex, who is President of the Devon County more

25 May 2017 08:00 Community News

The Chinese zodiac may say rooster but on Dartmoor 2017 is set to be the year of the otter, as Dartmoor National Park launches a new public arts initiative to celebrate the incredible diversity of habitats and wildlife on the Moor more

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Tavistock College places great emphasis on educating and encouraging our students to use the Int more

15 Feb 2017 11:00 Education

Okehampton United Charities hosted its celebration evening at the Charter Hall in Okehampton this week (Wednesday, December 14). Photos and story …. more

16 Dec 2016 14:00 Business News

Tavistock saw one of the busiest Dickensian Evening in years last Friday, drawing in crowds from all over Devon and Cornwall. The evening kicked off with the usual and spectacular Christmas lights switch on, followed by singing from many of more

1 Dec 2016 12:00 Community News

Tavy Links magazine has dressed their tree along with nearly 60 others for this year's tree festival at St Eustachius' Church. The festival officially opens on Friday 25th at 2.30pm and continues until the 4th December. more

Community News

Oke Links magazine has been launched today - the new sister publication to Moor Links and Tavy Links. Oke Links will cover Okehampton and its surrounding area, being delivered bi-monthly to over 8000 homes and businesses with EX20 1, 2 & 4 postcodes more

Community News

A young farmer in every way Many of you may know Sally Blowey or certainly one or more members of her extended family who have lived and farmed in this part of Devon for more generations than Sally can actually remember! And for someone who has on more

Local People

Farmers on Dartmoor working together to help raise the profile of both farming and their superior Dartmoor products. Dartmoor and its farmers are intrinsically linked, with one dependent the other. The cattle and sheep help create and shape the... more

Features

More residents die from living in a cold home in the South West than any other region. An estimated 43,900 excess winter deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2014/15 but the highest excess winter mortality index was in the South West. more

10 Oct 2016 12:00 Community News

Join Les Deering, Heritage Guide for the Tamar Valley area, early next month, on a 3-mile guided walk of Calstock.Discover what Calstock was like in the 1800s, take a stroll around the historic village centre and find out more about the old quays at more

22 Sep 2016 12:30 Walks

This week West Devon Borough Council has published it’s annual report, looking back at a very busy year and forwards with a vision to support Thriving Towns and Villages across the borough. more

25 Aug 2016 11:15 Community News

National Trust’s Buckland Abbey is offering a glimpse into what life was like during the Middle Ages this bank holiday, as the Abbey will be heading back in-time to 1481. On Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August, the Medieval Free Company will be more

22 Aug 2016 09:00 Community News

The gardening team at National Trust’s Cotehele have already started picking and drying the flowers for their annual Christmas garland. This year will be an extra special one the team celebrates 60 years of the festive flower garland. more

15 Jun 2016 09:00 Community News

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