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Mayor of West Devon Borough Council Thanks Local Postmen and Women Councillor Mike Davies, Mayor of West Devon, passed on early Christmas greetings to postmen and women at Okehampton Sorting Office Christmas is Royal Mail’s busiest time of the... more

Community News

Dartmoor National Park prepares for population rise Dartmoor National Park Authority is releasing details of a new study looking into the possible affects and opportunities of a growing local population in surrounding areas on the special... more

Community News

Christmas and commemoration garlands at Cotehele Cotehele’s annual Christmas garland, built from flowers grown on the estate is always a big event, and this year, the centenary of the end of the First World War, is being marked with an extra... more

Outdoor & Active

Friday 1st February Imagination and allegorical art exhibition Wildwood Arts is thrilled to be hosting this joint-themed exhibition of two of the region’s finest artists - David Brooke and Richard Slater (Royal Institute). Themes for David's... more

Music & Art

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Tommy Hatwell @TommyHatwell

Monday 3rd to Friday 28th December Faces from far-off places A local photographer born in Devon, Tommy Hatwell has a very international portfolio, drawn from time spent travelling, working and photographing all over the globe. His camera has been... more

Music & Art

An icon fit for an archbishop Artist and iconographer Cheryll Kinsley Potter, has just completed a commission from Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and now Master of Magdalen College Cambridge.  Cheryll has been painting all... more

Local People

Eversfield’s organic growth Eversfield Organic farm shop and deli recently opened its doors in Tavistock, with a comprehensive offering of south west produce, which is already proving popular. Behind this new enterprise is the Bury family... more

Local People

Tech tips from ChezvousPC Upgrading to fibre can be a little confusing. Some companies are able to offer nice cheap fibre in comparison to others, but may not be very clear about precisely what they are offering. For example, we had a customer who... more

Business News

Saturday 15th December 22-years-old and still entertaining!
Stannary Brass Band invites you to its ever-popular Christmas Concert in St Eustachius’ Church Tavistock, with special guests the St Austell based Acappella Sound and Barbershop Chorus... more

Music & Art

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Ossie Palmer

700 years of St Eustachius’ Church Little evidence has been written about the founding of Tavistock Abbey and the records that do exist were not accessible to the local populace, as most folk were illiterate at that time. 'History' was an oral... more

History

Christmas from your garden Making Christmas decorations using natural materials is delightfully creative and satisfying: fun to make for all ages, truly personal, and saves a heap of cash into the bargain. Plus, it’s a great way to have a ‘green’... more

Culture

Christmas gift ideas Thrifty: A propagator will save a whole heap of money by efficiently raising vegetable or annual plants from seed and propagating many plants by cuttings. Heated ones are by far the best, although even an inexpensive... more

Culture

The end of another year As 2018 closes its curtains and I reflect on the year, it’s the weather that dominates my thoughts. You may notice us farming types love talking about it and we are usually moaning it is either too wet too dry, too windy... more

Farming News

Exciting opportunites for Little Owls Pre-school Surprisingly three years have passed since Little Owls first opened its doors to preschool-age children, and in September 2017 the age range was expanded to include two-year-olds. The children have... more

Education

Increased demand for Tavistock Foodbank Tavistock Foodbank has seen a dramatic increase in demand over the past twelve months, assisting nearly 1000 people over the year, up from 650 in the previous year. Thankfully Tavistock has many generous... more

Community

Tavistock Rotary Round up As autumn turns into winter, we can reflect on a superb couple of months for Tavistock Rotary. In the extended warm weather, we held a couple of really fun social events. Our annual croquet match against the Yelverton... more

Charity ball raises £4,000 Sisters Hair & Beauty held a 10th Anniversary Charity Ball in aid of the Oncology Unit at Derriford and the Devon Air Ambulance. More than 240 people attended the ball at Tavistock Town Hall. Sarah McGowan and Nicky... more

Community

Dartmoor Local Plan Consultation We’re publishing a draft new Local Plan for Dartmoor, and consulting on it between 3rd December 2018 and 4th February 2019. The Local Plan sets out what type of development is and isn’t acceptable in the National... more

Community

Plymouth and Cornwall Cancer Fund This local charity supports local people affected by cancer, and also aims to support cancer education and improve facilities for diagnosis and treatment. Founded in 1972 by the late Countess of Mount Edgcumbe... more

Community

Amber & Mallow Lifestyle Amber and Mallow Lifestyle Ltd opened its new shop in Market Road, Tavistock, at the end of September. Kim and Jerry Laye-Sion are the co-founders of the business, which offers its customers both an interior design and... more

Business News

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