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Donalds Menswear is an independent mens outfitter situated in the centre of Okehampton in Devon. The shop is always well stocked with high quality, fashionable brands and products to suit all ages, from young man to classic gent. more

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Hockey is thriving in Okehampton. Both the Men, who recently celebrated their 25th anniversary, and the Ladies, who will be marking their centenary in 2018, have first teams playing at the highest level ever. The Men play in GoCrea8 league South Divi more

Community News

A new headstone in memory of the sister of Okehampton’s greatest benefactor has finally been placed in position at All Saints Church. Sophia Simmons, the sister of Sydney Simmons who left so many legacies to Okehampton, died on June 25, 1869 at the more

Community News

At their meeting on 18th July, Okehampton Labour Party members discussed the imminent closure of the local maternity unit and unanimously condemned this act, in a rural area with so many potentially isolated and vulnerable residents. The meeting hea more

31 Oct 2017 13:50

A BBQ was held recently to celebrate the completion of the first phase of a ‘Men in Sheds’ project in Okehampton. Men in Sheds projects are springing up all over the country and for a long time there have been discussions about getting one up and ru more

Community News

One of many Okehampton public figures who undertook their duties with pride and diligence… A few years ago, Okehampton Town Council discovered in their archives photographs of a large number of mayors dating back to the 1880s. The council subseque more

History

This autumn has seen the start of something new – an exciting program of education and adventure for local residents in and around Okehampton. The Harvest Workers’ Co-op is a newly established co-operative and social enterprise that operates Harvest more

Community News

Yoga, a practice of spiritual and careful discipline, is now further understood to be an integral part of improving wellbeing, and is widely practised for health and relaxation. It provides an opportunity to alter challenging thoughts, to open a spir more

Health

West Devon Borough Council’s annual Junior Life Skills event has seen 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. 549 children f more

Education

Ashridge Court Farm opened their Great Barn for business with a special launch party. Suppliers and public alike were able to sample great suppliers food and drink and have a tour of the beautiful Barn, parts of which, date back to medieval times. more

Business News

Groundworks for a 300 space car park have been carried out on Devon County Council land for the "Okehampton Parkway" station – just two minutes from the A30. During the election campaign the Secretary of State Chris Grayling announced the plan to r more

19 Sep 2017 11:46 Community News

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