Mat Cole always looks forward to the onset of spring as it signals the end of a long Dartmoor winter and holds so much promise of new life. Read more

Farming News

Book recommendations for summer, by Katya Church of Book Stop, Tavistock Read more

Book Reviews

Tinber Store UK offers both DIY and trade customers an extensive range of timber for construction, decking, landscaping and fencing, as well as many related products such as hardware, paving and garden sheds. Read more

Trade Secrets

Without a valid Will, you lose total control of who will or who will not inherit your estate... Read more

Trade Secrets

Situated just over a mile outside Plympton, Sparkwell Primary school is in an enviable location with woods on the doorstep, lots of birdsong, clean air and a rural setting. There can’t be many schools where you can hear the lions from the Zoo! Read more


Summer is here, and while most of us welcome the warmer weather and smell of freshly cut grass, for many, the months of May to September can spell misery... Read more


As well as being a nurse, Alli Cragg is an accomplished artist – although this is something she will never admit. Her iconic seascapes are as mighty as their creator is modest. Read more

Local People

Two award-winning Devon hotels have launched a recruitment drive as they prepare for a busy Summer, with an expected boom in UK holidays and short breaks. Read more

Business News

Wild flowers on Plymouth Hoe

Chris Parsons

Wild flowers should now be blooming across Plymouth, following a successful trial last year in which some verges and boundaries were left to grow wilder. Read more

Over the last year, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has created a new rehabilitation service set up to help those recovering from trauma and illness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more


There are plenty of fabulous performances to enjoy this summer. Read more

Music & Art

In total 1,088 acres of wildflower-rich meadows have been restored or created by Moor Meadows group members in and around Dartmoor since 2015. Read more

Community News

It’s as clear as mud, explains wine enthusiast Dave Anning. Read more


Join National Park archaeologist Dr. Lee Bray in an exploration of the evidence for this fascinating period and what it can tell us about the communities who lived here at this time. Read more


After months of closure Theatre Royal Plymouth will welcome back audiences from today (Thursday 27 May) with the live stage world premiere of long-standing partner Rambert’s Draw From Within created by Wim Vandekeybus. Read more

Music & Art

Forced labour in cotton industry, Uzbekistan

Simon Buxton for Anti-Slavery International

It’s easy to think that slavery is a thing of the past but, sadly nothing could be further from the truth... Read more


Life at Leigh Farm near Roborough is not likely to ever be quiet - in addition to the 150 cattle there are ‘a houseful of children and dogs’ plus an alpaca called Fudge, chickens, three horses and a tiny Shetland pony, Mr B. Read more

Local People

There is no doubt that the supplement industry is big business, but is there any evidence that they do any good? Read more


A varied walk from the Mary Tavy Power Station with a 5km short option, extendible to 7km and offering beautiful views from Dartmoor. Read more


With last year’s Open Garden events for St Luke’s Hospice being cancelled we all missed getting together to enjoy the beautiful gardens in our communities... Read more

Community News

Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people