Dale Williams stated trading on a pitch outside Par Market until one particularly cold and wet day, when the inside traders invited him inside to keep warm. He then came up with the idea of opening his first showroom at HBH Woolacotts, St Austell. Read more


This is the perfect time of year to get outside, make the most of the last days of summer and look ahead to the crisp colourful days of autumn. There are lots of paths to explore around the Teign Gorge - pick up a leaflet from the visitor centre or G Read more


The national GP patient survey results have recently been published and I would like to pick out a couple of important points raised by the responses for our practice in this issue of Oke Links and the next. Read more



Sue Drew RHS / Sue Drew

Summer is slowing down and as the deadheading starts to ease why not take the opportunity to get inspired for next year? Now is a favourable time to buy and plant many spring flowering bulbs. The variety and interest that they can add to the garden i Read more


In the heart of South Zeal at the base of Dartmoor’s great Cawsand Beacon lies an ancient building which reveals one of the most fascinating stories of Devon’s history. It was at The Oxenham Arms at South Zeal near Okehampton that John Oxenham was bo Read more