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


Shaun McDermott of Pens and Moor has been finding fun ways to keep us connected right through the pandemic - and he's got 1,000 questions ready for a big fundraiser this weekend! Read more

Two top Devon hotels under the same local ownership have been recognised with Gold awards from a leading regional organisation championing the county’s food, drink and hospitality industries. Read more

Business News

Local businesses have long been feeling the effects of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and adapting to the ever-changing rules, and now we are half way through a second national lockdown.  For business owners, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed and.. Read more

Business News

The Devon County Agricultural Association is delighted to announce that the 125th Devon County Show will take place on Friday 2nd Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July 2021. Read more

This summer marked a landmark moment in conservation when, after years of uncertainty, the government announced that England’s first wild breeding population of beavers for 400 years had been given the permanent right to remain on the River Otter... Read more


Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell One of our very favourite authors here at Book Stop, is Booker Prize nominated author David Mitchell, who this time has served up something quite different to his usual mind-bending, metaphysical romps across space... Read more

Book Reviews

Friendly Faces support worker, Frances Peake, has been named Carer of the Year in the Kütchenhaus Pride of Devon 2020 awards. This is the story of her well-deserved win. Read more

Devon County Council’s (DCC) cabinet has approved the submission of a planning application to build a new £4.9million recycling centre in Tavistock. The decision was taken at DCC’s Cabinet Meeting on Wednesday November 11, and once built the new fac Read more

Community News

Mount Kelly is delighted to announce the launch of a Girls’ Football Programme in association with the Chelsea Football Club Foundation (CFCF). The programme presents a unique opportunity for girls from 16-18 to study their A Levels at a top indepe Read more


The lovely Stuart from Dartmoor Financial is taking part in 'Run the Month' to support Prostate Cancer UK - and if he reaches £250 in donations, he's pledged to do his Halloween run in a T-Rex costume! Read more

Plymouth Arts Cinema has released details of its November – December programme, with new films including ‘On The Rocks’, starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of ‘Rebecca’, French Film Festival, and ‘I Am Greta’. Read more

You can watch MED's latest play, Daughters of Sunset, online for £5 - for details go to https://www.medtheatre.co.uk/projects/daughters-of-sunset-2020 Read more

Thousands of independent businesses are coming together to highlight their contribution to the great British high street and Plymouth is taking part. Read more

Community News

Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people