Features

Eleanor Ludgate has published a beautiful hardback book, full of reproductions of her exquisite watercolours. Read more

Devon County Show Crafts and Gardens team present 90 stems to former steward to mark her 90th birthday. Read more

SAMA  2020 Ride of Respect Falkland Isle A team of three veterans on motor bikes are covering the whole of the UK from Whitley Bay as far south as Buckland Monachorum where they held a service around the commonwealth grave of Cpl Jeremy Smith RM... Read more

Community News

Don’t be complacent about COVID-19, it’s right here in Plymouth, right now - that’s the joint message from the city’s director of public health Dr Ruth Harrell and the leader of Plymouth City Council, Councillor Tudor Evans OBE. Read more

Community News

Mount Kelly pupils have followed recent A Level success with another outstanding set of GCSE results. 50% of all grades awarded were 9-7, almost twice the national figure, and over 99% of all candidates were awarded 9-4. Almost 20% of Mount Kelly pup Read more

Education

Buckfast Abbey’s innovative education team are taking their mental health initiatives online to the nation, with the launch of a virtual wellbeing festival available to primary school pupils across the UK. Called the Take 5 Festival, it’s already... Read more

Education

Following a dramatic increase in fly-camping, Dartmoor National Park Authority is taking decisive action to protect public health, wildlife and nature. The Authority has introduced powers under the Dartmoor Commons Act (1985) to stop large numbers Read more

Community News

Baby Yoga

Bambinos, Tavistock

Children at Bambinos in Tavistock have been enjoying plenty of outdoor activities and a spot of Yoga... Read more

THE BOX - MUSEUM | GALLERY | ARCHIVE OPEN FROM 29 SEPTEMBER FOR GENERAL ADMISSION One of the city’s most transformational projects is announcing a new autumn launch date. Read more

Community News

West Devon Borough Council has stepped in to secure leisure facilities in the Borough by providing £97,000, a lifeline of financial support. The interim financial support package from the Council is crucial to safeguard the future leisure provision Read more

Community News

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tavistock BID has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Dickensian Evening scheduled to take place on Friday 4th December. Read more

Community News

UK gardens and green spaces are on the verge of a unique explosion of summer colour as the peak of two flowering seasons combine to create the most dramatic spectacle seen in years, says the UK’s gardening charity, but the best of it could be over in Read more

Gardening

Plymouth’s Life Centre is to remain closed until April 2021, while urgent works are carried out inside the building.  The facility has been hugely popular with people of all ages since it opened in 2012, providing a wide range of sports and leisure Read more

Community News

The Plough Arts Centre’s Chair, John Eeles has just announced “It is with real sadness and regret that the trustees of The Plough Arts Centre, which is a Registered Charity, have today been forced to issue 'warning of redundancy' notices to our loyal Read more

Music & Art

A brand new app featuring self-guided walking trails throughout Plymouth is now available to download, giving visitors and locals alike the chance to explore the city through new eyes and discover more about its complex history. Read more

Community News

Buckfast Abbey’s famous Lavender Garden once again provides a haven of tranquillity, as the grounds, church and facilities partially re-open to the public for the first time since March. Read more

Community News

One of Plymouth’s biggest ever road projects has reached a major milestone. The first steps in the construction of a new 140-metre bridge for the Forder Valley Link Road scheme have begun. Read more

Community News

Mount Kelly an independent boarding school in Tavistock, Devon, has handed a bright East London teen ​a £6​3,000 bursary after reading of her heartbreak at missing out on a similar award from another fee-paying school. Read more

Education

Restrictions at Devon’s Recycling Centres are to be eased further this week, with personal vans allowed to bring household waste from Wednesday 24 June. Vans will need to pre-book their visit at three of the county's busiest sites. To ensure the rec Read more

Community News

Free Online Business School for Start-Ups launches in West Devon & South Hams. South West Devon entrepreneurs of the future are being offered FREE places on an acclaimed workshop to turn their hobbies and dreams into a business. We have partnered w Read more

Business News

Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people