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Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove MP, has appointed a new Member to Dartmoor National Park Authority. Dr Rob Parkinson has lived in Ilsington for more than 35 years. He spent his working life in Higher Education, for 20 years... more

Community News

Links Magazines, publishers of Tavy Links, Moor Links and Oke Links magazines have published the results of their ongoing readership research. Tim Randell, publisher said “We are so pleased with the results, they are better than we could ever have more

Business News

Alex Mettler Local historian Alex Mettler, began reading old gravestones at the age of 10, sparking an interest in local history, and he is still passionate about piecing together ‘the jigsaw of people and place’. Alex admits that he had no... more

Local People

Toffee Apples Ingredients 5 Granny Smith apples 175g light soft brown sugar 20g butter 1 tsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp golden syrup 60ml water wooden lolly sticks Method Lay out a sheet of baking parchment, insert lolly sticks into the apples... more

Food

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Ossie Palmer

Join the spirit of Christmas! Community groups, businesses and organisations are being invited to enter Tavistock Parish Church’s Christmas Tree Festival (Nov 30 to Dec 9) in its 700th anniversary year. The Friends of St Eustachius’ Church are... more

Community News

First Sensory Garden Party It all started over three years ago when Rotary, Lions, Roots to Transition and Tavistock Town Council came together with ideas for a sensory garden and boules court, with community food growing. On a derelict, unused... more

Community News

Rotary Round-up All too soon, my year as president of Tavistock Rotary has come to an end and in the summer, I handed over to my good friend Norrie Philip at a celebration attended by the mayor and mayoress, along with guests we work with closely... more

Community News

Fridays at Lower Deck Cafe There are many cafes in Tavistock, but few that are run entirely by volunteers from the local community. The Lower Deck Cafe meets in the hall, directly below Tavistock United Reformed Church in Russell Street, and opens... more

Community News

Bringing the library to your doorstep Calling book lovers! A popular home library service run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is calling for more volunteers to assist readers who wish to use this free service in more

Community News

BID Winter Festival Tavistock Business Improvement District (BID) has been delighted with the beautiful hanging baskets adorning businesses and shops this summer - they have brought wonderful colour to the town. We have also been very pleased with... more

Community News

5 November Bonfire & Fireworks Night Plymouth will be hosting a bonfire and fireworks display on The Hoe with fun for all the family - fairground rides from 4pm as well as catering stands and entertainment starting around 6.30pm. The bonfire will be more

What's On

Michelle Stacey PROPERTY AGENT FOR M&B RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS                                                                                                      Why did you become a property agent?                               I began working for... more

Business News

Tech tips from ChezvousPC Slow computer? Fancy a bit of a speed boost? - a ‘new’ type of hard drive called a solid-state drive might well be the answer. SSD prices have dropped and they are now a viable option for the home market. If your machine... more

Business News

A 4-mile walk in the valley of the River Tavy on the edge of the moor with Tavistock Ramblers. Park at Zoar on the roadside verge near a row of old cottages (SX524807). The walk passes the old mining hamlet of Horndon, follows the Hill Bridge... more

Outdoor & Active

The delicious wonders of autumn One of the real pleasures of living in the temperate zone is experiencing the different seasons. Every autumn the trees and hedgerows in the Devon countryside are bursting with nuts, berries, fruits and seeds... more

Naturalist

Autumn has to be my favourite time of year to explore the outdoors. With the leaves starting to fall, beautiful autumn colours and a slight chill in the air, it’s a wonderful time to stroll around the gardens and estate at Cotehele. There’s loads... more

What's On

This festival, better known as ‘Deanery Day’, has been running since at least the 1930s. Belltowers in the deanery are opened up for the day, and all bellringing teams in the deanery have an open invitation to ring at any or all of the towers... more

Music & Art

‘The Challenging Road to Peace since the First World War’ Rupert and Annie Gude, members of Tavistock Peace Action Group, decided to create an exhibition for the centenary of WW1 to ‘promote learning from the past to create peace now’. In the... more

Local People

Commander Charles Crichton OBE Charles was raised with a belief in diligence, social responsibility and a passion for knowledge which has served him well through his navy years and now sees him involved in countless charitable endeavours... more

Local People

Remember On 22nd of May 1921 the Tavistock war memorial was unveiled and dedicated. On the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 an Armistice was signed at Compiègne, France, dictating cessation of hostilities between the allies and Germany... more

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