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Last year proved to be one of the most successful events every, with the good weather encouraging fantastic support from large numbers of visitors who turned up to see the arena displays and visit the range of stall holders including crafts, charitie Read more

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Have your say... Okehampton Town Councillor Surgery Residents are welcome to come to the Town Hall to talk to a Town Councillor on the third Thursday of the month between 10 am and 12 noon: Thursday 19th July Thursday 20th September Thursday 18th Read more

Community News

One Okehampton is a collective promoting community inclusion and reducing loneliness. Its volunteers recently organised the festive markets which saw more than 10,000 people come into the town on Sundays during the run-up to Christmas. As part of the Read more

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The new school for Okehampton, St James Church of England Primary and Nursery School, has been consulting on its plans. Scheduled to open in September 2018, the new school aims to offer ‘the best possible education and experiences for every child’. Read more

Education

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MARK CAMPBELL

Time to celebrate in Okehampton! Gilbert Stephens solicitors are celebrating one year at their Market Street, Okehampton office with an informal gathering for drinks and inviting clients and fellow professionals to join them. Gilbert Stephens, ... Read more

Business News

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, babysitter or friend, would you know what to do when a child starts choking? A series of workshops taking place in the Okehampton area during the next two months will offer family members the chance to learn li Read more

Community News

Okehampton RFC is having a mixed season so far. At the time of writing the 1st XV are sitting in fourth place in the South West 1 (West) league on 27 points, but with some tough games to come. There have been some outstanding performances in the game Read more

Outdoor & Active

This January, Okehampton’s Harvest Workers’ Co-operative are presenting an exciting film screening to start off the new year – a thought-provoking piece that documents positive solutions for a better future. The event will be held at the town’s Ockm Read more

Music & Art

Okehampton Camera Club is a small and enthusiastic gathering of photographers with a wide range of interests and abilities. Meeting fortnightly at the Church Hall in Market Street, Okehampton, lectures, workshops or demonstrations are conducted to he Read more

Community News

My first year as chamber chairman has been an interesting one, getting to know some of the individual business owners, hearing their concerns and learning what the chamber does for the town. I have worked alongside vice chair Lyn Evans to develop a Read more

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Would you like to move in new ways, have fun, feel happier and healthier, meet new people and be able to take on the challenges that life and you want to throw at it? Let 2018 be the year for finding an activity or sport that is right for you. No mat Read more

Outdoor & Active

The Okehampton Choral Society is resuming its rehearsals on Monday January 8th, at Fairplace Church, Okehampton -following its busy Christmas schedule, which included three performancesof Handel͛s ͚Messiah͛ and lashings of seasonal music. There are Read more

Music & Art

Donalds Menswear is an independent mens outfitter situated in the centre of Okehampton in Devon. The shop is always well stocked with high quality, fashionable brands and products to suit all ages, from young man to classic gent. Read more

Business News

Hockey is thriving in Okehampton. Both the Men, who recently celebrated their 25th anniversary, and the Ladies, who will be marking their centenary in 2018, have first teams playing at the highest level ever. The Men play in GoCrea8 league South Divi Read more

Community News

A new headstone in memory of the sister of Okehampton’s greatest benefactor has finally been placed in position at All Saints Church. Sophia Simmons, the sister of Sydney Simmons who left so many legacies to Okehampton, died on June 25, 1869 at the Read more

Community News

At their meeting on 18th July, Okehampton Labour Party members discussed the imminent closure of the local maternity unit and unanimously condemned this act, in a rural area with so many potentially isolated and vulnerable residents. The meeting hea Read more

A BBQ was held recently to celebrate the completion of the first phase of a ‘Men in Sheds’ project in Okehampton. Men in Sheds projects are springing up all over the country and for a long time there have been discussions about getting one up and ru Read more

Community News

One of many Okehampton public figures who undertook their duties with pride and diligence… A few years ago, Okehampton Town Council discovered in their archives photographs of a large number of mayors dating back to the 1880s. The council subseque Read more

History

This autumn has seen the start of something new – an exciting program of education and adventure for local residents in and around Okehampton. The Harvest Workers’ Co-op is a newly established co-operative and social enterprise that operates Harvest Read more

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Here are some fantastic films celebrating our area and people