One of the best places in England to enjoy a delicious cream tea is Tavistock, where legend has it that the very first ‘cream teas’ were served over 1,000 years ago by Tavistock Abbey’s monks. Read more


A high and mighty walk for late summer away from the crowds, with John Noblet of Tavistock Ramblers. Read more


This not-for-profit, social enterprise connects local, small-scale food and drink producers to customers, via a weekly delivery scheme. Read more

Community News

When Claire Boyle moved to the area, she knew Mirrors The Salon in Yelverton on the edge of Dartmoor, was just what she was looking for. Read more

Business News

Grass Emerald

Deborah Deveney

We must all take responsibility to ensure that we farm and garden with nature not against it. Read more


Colin May as a child

Colin May

It is 75 years since Plymouth's blitz - the heaviest period of bombing occurred in March and April 1941. I remember living through it as a small boy, hearing the sirens at night and running down the road to the shelter... Read more


Buckland Monachorum Parish Council would like to hear residents' views on two issues. Read more

Community News

"Many smarter folk than me spend their whole lives working hard to afford to buy a small farm and run it in their retirement. It does not escape me that I am living the dream!" Read more

Farming News

There are lots of reasons to visit your local town this summer and you can be assured of a safe visit, with all the open spaces to escape to and explore, plus plenty of ways to continue being COVID-secure. Read more

Community News

If you're taking a break and want to relax, here are Simon Church's recommendations for good reads this summer. Read more

Book Reviews

Trade Secrets by Anthony Eldred, Senior Partner at Eldreds Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers Read more

Trade Secrets

Hockey is thriving in Okehampton with both the ladies and the men’s teams looking forward with anticipation to the start of the new league season in September. Read more


Giving your local wildlife a safe haven is very rewarding and you gain a beautiful buzzing garden along the way. Read more


Join us on SATURDAY at BELSTONE for the launch of The Archangel’s Way, a new pilgrimage route where all are welcome to engage with our fascinating landscape, find sanctuary in 12 historic churches, and find space for the soul. Read more

Community News

The Barbican will soon be filled with the smooth sounds of summer as the Ocean City Blues ‘n’ Jazz Festival returns. Read more

Music & Art

The Plymouth and West Devon Talking Newspaper in urgent need of volunteers with some computer skills to help record the weekly news. Read more

Community News

Theatre Royal Plymouth has announced its creative programme for 2021. Read more

Music & Art

Have you ever looked at the beetles in your garden? There are over 4,000 species of beetles in Britain, some of which are very common. Read more


If your computer is full or nearly full yet you seem to have lots of space on another drive, fear not, there is always a way to share out space more favourably. Read more

Technology Blog

"We are totally spoiled by our beautiful surroundings here in Devon so I absolutely love it when families approach me with a setting I’ve never been to before." Read more

Trade Secrets

Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people