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The Dart Masonic Lodge give some guidance

Just prior to the lockdown due to the current Coronavirus outbrake the Dart Lodge made a wonderful donation of £500 to the 1st Dartmouth Guide Unit at a presentation at the Lodge in Lower Street...

Council chief praises the dedication of Team Devon

 Hundreds of council workers in Devon are operating as another emergency service during the coronavirus crisis according to county council leader John Hart, who has praised their...

Job opportunities across Devon and Cornwall for those impacted by Coronavirus

The UK’s leading funeral provider, Co-op Funeralcare, is actively recruiting a range of temporary and permanent roles across Devon to support communities and families through a time of loss....

Covid-19 impact – How will electricity sector in the UK be impacted by Rising Consumption?

The impact of Covid-19 has already been seminal across the globe, with more than 786,000 cases and 37,843 fatalities recorded...

Free DAB radios for over 70s as BBC Local Radio aims to Make A Difference

BBC Local Radio is teaming up with manufacturers, retailers and a loneliness charity to offer free DAB radios to the most vulnerable people aged over 70.

It comes as millions of people are forced to stay in their homes and isolate from their friends and families because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Radio is a vital source...

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How to Get the Best From Your Home Boiler

Your boiler is an essential element to the comfortable running of your home. You rely on its safe operation to keep your home warm and your water hot. Imagine a cold shower in the middle of winter if you need any further convincing of how crucial this piece of equipment is.

And yet,...

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Blogs

Letter to the Editor

Boris Johnson appears to be picking up support due to his no nonsense approach to Brexit, while we put up with more cuts to our vital services, including the full privatisation of our NHS should...

Charities

Prestigious national award for Plymouth health charity

A Plymouth charity which specialises in community engagement and health improvement across the South West, has received a prestigious national award.

Well Connected has been presented...

Education

The animal mascot of South West children’s charity Life Education Wessex has launched a daily blog to give health and wellbeing advice to children in Devon aged 3 to 11, who can’t go to school...

Entertainment & Reviews

Reading offers serenity in hard times

Despite devastating natural disasters or deadly viruses and often because of them, dedicated authors keep on writing and producing books for their readers' pleasure.

Former Exeter...

Family Life

Could Devon find a family for Kevin?

Family for Me, a campaign designed specifically to find families for children who have been waiting the longest to be adopted, is being re-launched across Devon to find a family for Kevin....

Food & Drink

Salcombe Brewery offers FREE doorstep delivery in response to social contact restrictions

Salcombe Brewery has announced that, in response to self-isolation requirements and other new restrictions, they are launching a new free home doorstep delivery service which will take bag-in-box...

Health & Beauty

Why you should consider private healthcare in the UK

In the UK, we are able to receive free medical treatment from the NHS. Of course, recent developments in the government have meant that the NHS is underfunded and this leads to long waiting...

Holidays & Travel

How to Prepare For the Perfect Holiday to Russia

The word “overwhelming” might not even come close to describing the sheer amount of experiences that await you in Russia. Not only is this country massive in size, but it also contains some of...

Homes & Gardens

How to Get the Best From Your Home Boiler

Your boiler is an essential element to the comfortable running of your home. You rely on its safe operation to keep your home warm and your water hot. Imagine a cold shower in the middle of...

Social Diary

Exhibition reveals stories of Devon witchcraft

A new exhibition ‘Certaine Wytches’ - re-telis stories of the last three women executed for witchcraft in Devon - their witch-hunts and trials. This unusual show with themes of local history,...

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