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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

When wildlife comes in from the cold! As autumn changes to winter and the outdoor temperature falls, animals seek cover and protection for the winter months. Suitable habitats may include leaf litter, nooks and crannies on tree trunks, hedge-banks... more

Outdoor & Active

Books-Michelle Obama

Miller Mobley AP

Snap by Belinda Bauer As a police procedural crime novel which made it to this autumn's Man Booker Prize long-list, Belinda Bauer's new thriller is something of a rarity. Moving from the traumatic events of a sweltering early 2000s East Devon... more

Book Reviews

Asthma Dr Jo Coldron explains how to recognise and control asthma. Asthma is one of those medical topics that we all know something about. All of us would at the very least know someone with it, many of you reading this will be a member of a whole... more

Health

Are you yearning for some free learning? Union learning centres have become an integral part of the lifelong learning agenda. In April 2010 a community-based adult learning project was set up, in a set of offices above what used to be the historic... more

Community

Can you help? Tercentenary of Lady Modiford’s School, Walkhampton Next year Lady Modiford’s School, Walkhampton, celebrates its tercentenary. On 9 September 1719 a document was signed by Lady Elizabeth Modyford endowing a charity school for twenty... more

Community News

Bringing the library to your doorstep Calling book lovers! A popular home library service run by Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering organisation, is calling for more volunteers to assist readers who wish to use this free service... more

Community News

Book Review From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan Published by Doubleday:  £12.99 Long-listed for this year's Man Booker Prize, this is a compact tour de force from Irish writer Donal Ryan which takes us from the desperate straits of a middle... more

Culture

The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant of almost £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund, which will give young carers in Plymouth the opportunity to take part in Ocean Squad activities in the coming... more

Lifestyle

Heath Weymouth Podiatrist Why did you become a podiatrist? As a previous geologist working all around the world, I needed a career that was going to keep me at home with my family. I initially thought about physiotherapy but decided to specialise.. more

Health

New school to welcome first pupils in September! St James Church of England Primary and Nursery School in Okehampton is preparing to welcome its first reception pupils. Opening in September 2018, the school will be based in the grounds... more

Education

Following the success of Mount Kelly pupils at A Level, the School’s GCSE candidates have risen to the challenge of the reformed examinations, and secured outstanding results across the board. 10% of all grades awarded were a 9, equivalent to the v more

Education

Around 70 students from Tavistock College exhibited their fantastic technology projects in the college's annual Product of the Year competition. The extensive exhibition was extremely well attended and allowed visitors a chance to speak to all the st more

Education

Amazingly a year has passed since the Buckland Beehive opened its doors to preschool-age children, and what a busy year it has been. The children have had great fun making life-size portraits of themselves, performing their first nativity to a packed more

Education

Learn Devon provides adult courses to help develop skills, pursue passions and improve wellbeing. We offer courses in English, maths, arts and crafts, languages, employability, English for speakers of other languages and courses for adults with learn more

Education

At St Andrew’s we strive to the find the right balance between remaining a traditional village school while holding a forward-thinking outlook on education; the kind of school where one week the children practise maypole dancing for the village fair, more

Education

Lewis McCulloch Ryan has been announced as the winner of a design challenge set by Plymouth Gin to create an iconic new drinking vessel, scooping a £1,000 prize fund and the opportunity to have his design put into production. The competition, a colla more

Education

The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) has partnered with two local Plymouth schools for students with complex needs to offer tailored visits to assist with their learning and development. Students from Mount Tamar Special School (aged 5-16) and ... more

Education

Free and Open to the public Thursday 26 Apr 2018 at 7:00pm Mount Kelly, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, PL19 0HZ Best-selling author Joanna Trollope will read from her updated version of Sense and Sensibility, and will talk about the challenges of bringin more

Education

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