Wren Music was started in Okehampton 1983 by Marilyn Tucker and Paul Wilson. Nowadays you see a lot of folk music around - at festivals and even in the charts. But in the early 1980s folk music didn ’ t have the profile it has today. Marilyn said: ’W Read more


Alan and Niki Ging who have managed the centre since its original inception over 25 years ago, have seen thousands of dogs and cats in need, and remain upbeat and hopeful that all of their charges will find good ‘forever’ homes. The Margaret Green Read more

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Jaime Kearney

Calling all good causes in South Hams and West Devon SeaMoor Lotto will be accepting good cause applications from 29 May and good causes are encouraged to attend one of the SeaMoor Lotto launch events! SeaMoor Lotto is a new, local authority led... Read more

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Do you live, work or have an interest in Okehampton and its Hamlets. Are you interested in helping the local community? Could you give the equivalent to one day a month to become a Trustee of a significant local grant making endowment charity? If so, Read more

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This years Dartmoor Firkin Challenge was organised by Jeremiahs journey a Plymouth based charity in conjunction with Stephen Earp at The Royal Oak Inn at Meavy. The firkin challenge now in its six year, required each team of two runners to carry Read more

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The cheque presentation from the proceeds this year's Lamerton Tractor Day and Country Fair was held at the Copper Penny on Saturday 12th. Many of the volunteers who help make this charity fund raising event possible joined us along with... Read more

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A new project where social advice and information can be found at GP surgeries has recently been launched. Local leading advice charities, Citizens Advice Torridge and Citizens Advice South Hams, North, Mid and West Devon, are delighted to... Read more

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The Delicious Drake’s Trail food festival on the run, which took place on Sunday 2nd October, was once again a run-away success. Over 250 enthusiastic participants donned their most elaborate and creative sporting heroes inspired fancy dress... Read more

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During the October half-term 2015, together with two other students, Rosannah Morel and Bertram Jayarajah, I was lucky enough to go to Zambia on an extraordinary adventure to visit an orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS. Read more

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Rosemary Best looks at the many charities set up to help the growing plight of refugees Read more

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