Summer garden

John Richmond

For those of you unfamiliar with The Garden House, this is a 10 acre gem on the western edge of Dartmoor (just 7 miles from Plymouth and 6 miles from Tavistock) which has been described as ‘one of the finest gardens in Britain’... Read more


After two years, The Tamaritans are delighted to be returning to The Drum at Theatre Royal Plymouth with one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Read more

Music & Art

Enjoy your summer but reduce your risk... Read more


Tips from Sue Fisher on how to be a ‘water-wise’ gardener Read more


When Claire Boyle moved to the area, she knew Yelverton on the edge of Dartmoor was the perfect setting for her salon. Read more

Business News

Popeye, as he has affectionately been named, had an accident on a farm and his eye was beyond repair and needed to be removed. Read more

Community News

Spring on the farm is a long, tiring journey and although it’s always amazing to see so much new life, Mat Cole is glad to see the back of it in equal measure! Read more

Farming News

Before the first lockdown in 2020, Plymouth Luncheon Club celebrated its 50th anniversary. Read more

Community News

Almost all of this walk of just under four and a half miles is along well defined tracks and takes us through some of the farming and industrial past of the Meavy valley. Read more


Plymouth Philharmonic Choir got the party started when they raised a glass of fizz to thank two very special people: Jenny Shepley, their recently retired accompanist of 23 years, and Christopher Fletcher celebrating his 25th anniversary... Read more

Music & Art

Flying ants

Roy Churchill

This summer, millions of ants will emerge from holes in the ground and take to the air. But why? Read more


The Three Hares

Eleanor Ludgate

A love of hares and a fascination with the three hares symbol drew Eleanor Ludgate to Chagford; she has now developed a trail for others to enjoy. Read more

Music & Art

Those large-scale holiday plans are of course a dream for many of us, but what if you only have a very vague idea of what you want? How to you begin to plan that incredible trip? Read more


South Hams District Council has created online information pages to support local communities and businesses to help reduce their carbon footprints and to improve biodiversity. Read more

Community News

A woman from Woolwell used her knitting prowess to make a staggering £1,307 to help the people in Ukraine. Read more

Community News

A man who spent two months on Derriford’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), has returned to say thank you almost 18 years later. Read more

Community News

One Hospital Radio Plymouth volunteer has just marked 45 years on air, where he presents a show intended to turn silence into laughter on the wards. Read more

Local People

Joy O’Gorman is a newly qualified nurse who has used her passion for research to help set up a new awards category in the Student Nursing Times Awards. Read more

Local People


Plymouth Archaeology Society

More than 1,300 significant archaeological finds have been discovered in Plymouth thanks to a rescue and recovery project run by Plymouth Archaeology Society. Read more


The price of everything is rising, so where you buy your wine is worth considering. Read more


Series of interviews with local businesses during lockdown

Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people