This half term, Plymouth’s top indoor climbing centre, Clip ‘n Climb, is inviting families to face their fears by joining in its ‘Wicked Week of Fun’ this Halloween. With a massive 44 different climbing lines to choose from there is plenty to get vis Read more


While the digital age has brought about masses of benefits, it has also created generations of gadget addicts, desk jockeys and coach potatoes! Research suggests a link between the rise of technology and plunging levels of fitness, the impact of whic Read more


The 44th Whitchurch and Sampford Spiney Sheep Dog Trials and Family Dog Show are being held on Saturday 24th of August 2019 at the Playfields, Plasterdown. The trials have grown over the years to include the very popular family dog show, terrier raci Read more

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NMA celebrates 20 years of connecting people with the oceans The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be celebrating its 20th birthday this year with a programme of events to commemorate its work and inspire new audiences about our ocean Read more

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Home-Start volunteers help families with young children to deal with the challenges they face, by supporting the parents and helping them build better lives for their children. Raising a young family can often have its challenges and everyone has di Read more

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There are many resources, both in print and online, which will help you learn how to research your family history in a thorough way. There are many books on genealogy available, so I will mention only a few that you may find useful: • Family History Read more


While you are gathering your family history data, it is useful to add it to a family tree as you go along. This will help you visualise the different generations, and show clearly what you have discovered and where data is missing. There are various Read more


The world of genealogy is changing all the time these days, with new information coming online every year. To find out as much as you can about your ancestors, you will need to use as many different sources as possible. There are several online genea Read more


Our new Otter who will regularly appear in Tavy Links magazines, now has a new name thanks to Ben and Laura Williamson from Tavistock. Read more


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