Craft a woolly flag to celebrate 10 year of the Woolly weekend for the a chance to win £50 to spend on woolly products at the Woolly Weekend. Ten years ago the first Woolly Weekend was held, bringing stallholders into the old house at Kelly to share their love ofContinue Reading

Suicide Prevention Bristol are proud to announce the launch of our “Not the Last Stop” Campaign. Between 9th July to 9th August 2021 Suicide Prevention Bristol recorded six separate journeys made in a taxi where the driver, unknown to them had taken someone to a known suicide location. To usContinue Reading

After hearing the damning news last Monday morning that the Launceston Hospital MIU had closed without warning, and would remain closed until October, a group of concerned citizens came together to protest and take concerted action to reinstate this essential service.   We have organised an online petition which willContinue Reading

I am writing to you on behalf of Great Torrington Bowling Club. You may have heard from Fred Niven earlier in the year about our 375th Anniversary that should have been last year but was postponed because of Covid until this year. We are the third oldest Bowling Club in England andContinue Reading

What has happened to the erstwhile, much-missed Exmouth community radio station?  Having undergone two changes of identity recently, there is not even a mention of Exmouth in the name any more. The station has become a poor man’s clone of local commercial radio, with adverts every few minutes, some ofContinue Reading

Yesterday, Monday 19 July 2021, as part of Poetry By Heart’s vibrant award ceremony at The Globe, the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) announced the 2021 shortlist for the CLiPPA (CLPE Children’s Poetry Award). Five poets made the shortlist, including Michael Rosen and Jane Newberry. Jane lives inContinue Reading

Anthony Thres OBE, DL, died peacefully on July 13th aged 92 at Lucerne House in Exeter. Following a distinguished military career Anthony retrained as a chartered surveyor, and became Devon’s longest serving regional secretary for the County Landowners Association and on retirement after eighteen years, he was awarded both anContinue Reading

Visitors to The Crib Campsite in Devon are getting an unexpected bonus when they arrive on their holiday, with the current travel restrictions how could they imagine that they would find themselves beside Dartmoor Estate Tea, a commercial tea plantation and Britain’s first Tea Visitor Attraction. Comprising of around 10’000Continue Reading

We heard about this event on BBC Spotlight and decided to go, and it was a wonderful experience, one I will be looking to repeat next year. This art exhibition was a beautiful marriage between an English summer garden and strategically located sculptures, both enhancing each other. Placing sculptures outside is an artContinue Reading