This is an intense time, but a short time, which can feel never-ending and overwhelming. Ann Francis of Drake Tutors gives us the lowdown on preparing for the 11+... Read more


Regional law firm, GA Solicitors, has celebrated record growth this year with both turnover and profit at their highest ever levels, as well as increasing its headcount by more than 25% since the start of the calendar year. Read more

Business News

Families in Devon on low-incomes, whose children receive free school meals, will get extra support this Christmas to help them buy food during the holidays. Read more

Community News

More than £100 million has been awarded to hundreds of cultural organisations across the country including Plymouth Arts Cinema in the latest round of support from the Culture Recovery Fund, the Culture Secretary announced today. Read more

Music & Art

Dr Rachel Tyler answers some of the pressing questions around GP surgeries... Read more


Hospiscare nurse Julie on the hospice’s specialist ward

Lene Langley / Hospiscare

The need for end-of-life care is increasing nationally, but the hospice sector has been hit hard by the pandemic and the local hospice for Exeter, Mid and East Devon is struggling to keep its vital services running. Read more

Community News

Jonathan Case Builders & Contractors have a vacancy for a qualified builder to join their growing team. Read more

Business News

With travel restrictions easing after a turbulent 18 months, Emma Baker, Managing Director at Holsworthy Travel, is finally noticing an upturn in bookings to foreign climes. Read more


Folk songs and tunes from Devon and beyond have been filling the air over Okehampton as choirs and orchestras get together again. Read more

Music & Art

MED Theatre has launched a poetry and creative writing competition in partnership with The River Teign Restoration Project following the success of its latest outdoor play, Salmon. Read more

Music & Art

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MBC Accountants are a local and dynamic accountancy practice with a difference. Read more

Business News

Postcard collection

Paul Rendell Collection

Old postcards were produced by a wide variety of publishers — some local shops published their own cards while other publishers like Lugg & Sons and S & A Jones, both from the Arcade in Okehampton, sold their postcards in lots of shops. Read more


Bow Garden & Aquatic Centre loves to make Christmas shopping fun for the whole family — after all, it is the season to be jolly! Read more

Business News

Gill and her late husband, Keith


A nine-strong family team reunited in Devon to honour a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend with a marathon challenge in aid of their local hospice charity, Hospiscare. Read more

Community News

Hospiscare’s Tree of Lights outside Exeter Cathedral


The local hospice charity for Exeter, Mid and East Devon is inviting the community to join an online celebration to remember loved ones who are no longer with us. Read more

Community News

Gables Dogs and Cats Home are appealing for information after 5 terrified kittens were discovered on Bonfire night at a building site in Plymstock. Read more

Community News

A new Arts Council funded Craft for All project will start in Okehampton in the spring, led by experienced art tutors from West Devon Art Workshops. Read more

Music & Art

Davidsons has merged with Courtiers... Read more

Business News

Pumpkin soup

Chris Heaver, Bearslake Inn

Chris Heaver, new Head Chef for the Bearslake Inn at Sourton, has kindly shared his winter warming recipe for pumpkin soup with spiced pumpkin seeds. Read more


Dave Anning explains how to shop for your festive tipples... Read more


Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people