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Nichola Williams

Maria Floyd is a talented artist and illustrator, taking the inspiration for her artwork from the environment around her. Maria Floyd has always painted. Working mainly with oils, occasionally acrylics or a mixture of both she paints on wooden board more

5 Dec 2017 14:52 Local People

Elizabeth and her husband Jeremy, have spent 17 years cultivating organic produce and in 2016 the couple launched ‘The Bere Brewery’. Elizabeth, known to her friends as Buffy, and her husband Jeremy, believe in a principled, idealistic life, in tun more

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Lee survived three tours in Afghanistan and then a freak motorway accident changed his life… Fit, active and seeking an outdoor life, Lee joined the Royal Marines at 21; having grown up in Dagenham, he was drafted to Bickleigh in 1992, and he and hi more

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Andrew took up triathlons two years ago and enjoys them so much that he now trains every day… You may know Andrew Bowden who works in the Co-op in Yelverton, as a mild mannered, tall and cheerful man, but when off duty he is passionate about the out more

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Managing Tavistock’s Farmers Market In 2001 a group of town councillors, farmers and community members set up a new initiative: The Tavistock Farmers Market. From relatively small beginnings, the market has now grown to 21 stalls and meets every... more

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Theo Moye

Bridget Cole is a non-stop, full on powerhouse. The matriarch of a farming dynasty, who has worked tirelessly to promote farming in Devon. Born at Ashbury near Northlew, Okehampton into a beef and sheep lowland farming family it was expected... more

Local People

I know the beautiful Bere Peninsula pretty well but I have never before been down this narrow winding road that opens out onto the most stunning view of the Tamar valley and Marcus Williams’ family dream. It has been 60 years in the making, but final more

Local MP

Designing small craft, computer modelling them in 3-D, and then zooming about in fast boats in exotic locations has got to be a dream job. For Rosie and Doug Hinge they have made it a reality – albeit one that involves a lot of hard work and office.. more

Local People

On a sunny afternoon in May I had the pleasure of a bluebell walk and cream tea at the Forgotten Gardens of Lewtrenchard. The walk through the delightful grounds took a leisurely twenty minutes and in that time I began to appreciate the prodigious ef more

Gardening

Once a charming and quite extraordinary Edwardian woodland garden, this once forgotten gem is being slowly restored to its former glory more

Gardening

As interest in children’s activities and education increases, so does the section in our magazine. As such we have recruited the help of Rebecca Martin, who, with her knowledge and expertise, will help us fill our education pages more

Education

It’s mid-August as I go to meet Sarah Jones, the new Principal of Tavistock College, the car park is half full and the school is buzzing with builders and staff. more

Local People

Peter Argles is one of a dying breed of well-mannered, erudite gentlemen. He is a man of old school courteousness who, like the plants that he grows, is individual, rare and distinctive. more

Local People

With little specific provision for children with parents in the armed forces, Sue Houlberg set about introducing a new club where children can share their feelings and worries... more

Education

For the last two years Christine Venning has steadily built up her own catering company “Chrissy’s Kitchen” providing home cooked, traditional meals for the elderly alongside catering for private functions. more

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