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What made you want to become a vet? I’m probably quite typical of a lot of vets, I enjoyed science at school and had always had pets around me growing up. I spent quite a few holidays at my local veterinary practice helping out where I could and was Read more

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Self-confessed nature lover Peter Hunt of North Bovey started keeping bees some 50 years ago. He’d always wanted to get involved with these fascinating little creatures and as a local hotelier, the idea that his own honey could be used for culinary p Read more

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Winnie, a beautiful Golden Retriever/Labrador cross, is the fourth guide dog that Pam Jones has shared her life with, arriving at her home in Okehampton in October last year. Soft and friendly, she loved watching reflections play across the walls of Read more

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‘I’ve always been animal orientated - my Mum used to say animals always found me!’ laughs Linda Clinch. ‘I would find birds with broken wings and try to help them, I’d walk all the dogs in the neighbourhood - I found a lost Afghan Hound one Christmas Read more

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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... Read more

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