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Following a successful pilot of Walking Football in 2018, Okehampton Community and Recreation Association (OCRA) has continued with regular weekly sessions on Tuesdays at 6.15pm until 7.15pm, on the All Weather Pitch. Read more

Lifestyle

In the run-up to Christmas, how about making time to escape into Lydford Gorge? The trails to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide will be open daily, 10am until 3.30pm. As you stroll along the river, look out for birds such as dippers and grey wagt Read more

Naturalist

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November 23rd is St Clement’s Day.  St Clement is the patron saint of blacksmiths and as they are a big part of the history of Finch Foundry, we celebrate this each year by bringing many blacksmiths together to show off their craft. There are items f Read more

Culture

The new enhanced recycling service in West Devon, comes into action on Monday 2 December, just in time for Christmas. To help residents recycle more this Christmas, West Devon Borough Council have issued specific recycling guidance on all your Christ Read more

Lifestyle

Often taking longer to rehome, feral and semi feral cats can require special homes in barn or stable environments where they are free to roam after a short introductory period. In the past, Woodside have had success with rehoming feral or semi feral Read more

Community

In the run-up to Christmas, how about making time to escape into Lydford Gorge? The trails to Whitelady Waterfall and the bird hide will be open daily, 10am until 3.30pm. As you stroll along the river, look out for birds such as dippers and grey wagt Read more

Culture

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©National Trust Images/Mel Pe

November 23rd is St Clement’s Day. St Clement is the patron saint of blacksmiths and as they are a big part of the history of Finch Foundry, we celebrate this each year by bringing many blacksmiths together to show off their craft. There are items fo Read more

Culture

We have a busy winter coming up at the castle. The castle will be closed during November so the winter deep clean will begin inside while outside, the garden team will be hard at work installing new edging to the paths in the garden borders. Read more

Culture

Swan Lake. The most famous, magical water-based avian ballet ever performed. But expensive, high-brow and normally only at a big city theatre miles away from where you live. Read more

Music & Art

Making a welcome return to Torrington to celebrate more than 30 years of performance in the worlds of opera, musicals, television, radio and concerts, Lesley Garrett has enjoyed one of the most successful and idiosyncratic careers of any modern-day, Read more

Music & Art

The Christmas Market will take place at Lifton Community Centre and will include sales of original artwork, cards, photographs, glassware, handbags, books and a wide variety of all sorts of gifts created by local artists, authors and creators - the i Read more

Music & Art

Returning for Winter 2019, Moretonhampstead’s Green Hill Arts Christmas Festival of art and Craft is the perfect place to buy truly unique gifts. Don’t miss the gallery’s quality showcase of locally made jewellery, chocolates, textiles, ceramics, pr Read more

Music & Art

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Living surrounded by moorland does surely have a strong impact on how we feel and how our lives turn out. This is true not only of Dartmoor of course, and certainly Haworth Moor in Yorkshire affected the Brontë family and influenced their lives and t Read more

Music & Art

The Mary Budding Trust invite you to join them for an informal evening of music from the Bondleigh Barn Band at 7.30pm in Fairplace Church, Okehampton, with refreshments served at the interval. Read more

Music & Art

With a father in the army, Lydford-based artist Tanya Morel spent much of her childhood abroad, her school years at boarding school in London. Her great passion being theatre, she trained as an actor in the capital and spent many years working succes Read more

Local People

DOZENS of volunteers have been thanked for their efforts to conserve, promote and enhance Dartmoor National Park. Read more

Local People

Entering Katherine Miles’ workshop, you are met with a menagerie of animals - leaping hares, imperious stags and thoughtful looking highland cattle - plus the odd plump chicken... Read more

Local People

When we talk about going for a walk on the ‘open moor’, we’re usually heading for common land, land that is mostly unfenced and where we can seemingly roam at will. Within the boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park, 37% is classified as common land Read more

History

Okehampton Medical Centre is now booking patients in for this year’s flu vaccination. Read more

Health

At Bawcombe Wellbeing, I focus on the individual and their symptoms to provide the most effect therapy for the client. My mission is to administer cost effective relief with leading-edge science and non-invasive methods, often with immediate results. Read more

Health

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