The Farming Community Network Carol Service is online this year and can be found by following this link: Read more

Community News

Plymouth Arts Centre has released its January programme - and it's a corker! Read more

On 15th of December, Bumblebees Day Nursery had an incredibly successful Festive Dress Up day in support of Plymouth Feed a Family at Christmas. Read more

Moretonhampstead Parish Council supported by Dartmoor National Park, was determined to mark the outstanding contribution from all our traders, health professionals and voluntary organisations for going above and beyond during the initial lockdown and Read more

Community News

When Stacey Orr booked her wedding with fiancé Liam, they had no idea their day would turn out so differently... Read more

Funding remains available to support communities adjusting to new ways of operating because of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Read more

Community News

A group of charity-minded Exeter College students have been inundated with knitted clothing after a post asking for donations went viral on Facebook. Read more

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - PLYMOUTH PHILHARMONIC CHOIR 2020 STYLE At the end of their 50th Anniversary year, Plymouth Philharmonic Choir, acclaimed as one of the top 10% of amateur choirs in the country by internationally renowned... Read more

Community News

Having officially been set up in 2000, Hoofbeats Sanctuary has gone from strength to strength, rehabilitating a range of horses and ponies from its Dartmoor yard. But restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic have had a dramatic... Read more

Plymouth’s waterfront is still set to enjoy a sprinkling of magic this Christmas, with light displays, family friendly activities and safe shopping to enjoy. Read more

‘I just like to help people’ - this was a phrase that Iris repeated several times, almost apologetically, as we chatted in her Sparkwell home. Iris has lived in the village for 41 years, having been born and bred in Plymouth. Being a dab hand at... Read more

Local People

For some people autumn has for too long been associated with a sensation of melancholy, but I like to think of it in terms of harvest followed by the start of a great natural renewal process... Read more


From the car park, walk towards and go over Cadover Bridge and turn left along a track. Head towards the tall granite cross above you. Cadover Cross is one of a number of crosses that was erected to mark a route between Tavistock Abbey and... Read more


Dartmoor National Park’s three visitor centres will reopen this week with Covid-secure measures to help keep people safe. Read more

Community News

Social isolation is not new to families caring for children with life-limiting conditions. Many are used to long hospital stays far from home, long periods of illness preventing normal daily activities, being unable to attend school due to health... Read more

Community News

Reflexology is based on an ancient healing art that aims to treat the body, mind and spirit. It may also help in the reduction of pain and discomfort, as well as supporting and maintaining good health in a natural and preventative way... Read more


You may not agree with us that these are actually brownies. But stick with us, they are really delicious. And if you are watching your sugar intake, or like snacks with some protein, but still want that little something sweet, give these a try... Read more


Exeter College has today announced the launch of a new Student Covid Charter, created in collaboration with students, to ensure the continued safety of students, staff and the wider community. Read more

Discussing the payment of care costs at any stage in life can be difficult, but as the demands upon both the Health Service and Social Services are increasing, evidenced with limited resources being diverted and depleted through the COVID crisis, it Read more

Community News

Husband and wife team, Simon and Lucie Luke are the fifth generation to own and run Morris Bros (Tavistock) Ltd, a local independent funeral directors. Established in 1870, by Simon’s great, great granddad, John Morris and his brother... Read more


Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people