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Stagecoach South West temporarily withdraw Falcon coach service during Covid-19 lockdown

Bus company Stagecoach South West has announced that it is temporarily withdrawing its Falcon coach service that operates between Plymouth and Bristol. The service will be withdrawn from Sunday...

National Express suspends all services

National Express will fully suspend its national network of scheduled coach services with effect from midnight Sunday 5 April 2020.

Chris Hardy, managing director of National Express...

Devon needs you: Get a job in health and social care

Devon residents including job seekers, students back from university, college leavers and former care and health staff are needed now to support the county’s most vulnerable.

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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...

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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Devon 24/7 Lifestyle

Top Four Tips for Keeping Your Home Tidy

Our home is our safe haven, but it is also something that requires a lot of our attention. Having a well-organized and functional home means investing time and effort day in and day out. That isn’t an easy task, but it’s one worth completing.

Nothing beats that feeling you get when you...

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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

Devon school staff on duty over Easter holidays to support key workers

Teachers and staff in nearly 170 Devon schools are working over the Easter holidays to provide care and support for the children of key workers.

The Government ordered...

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

Top Four Tips for Keeping Your Home Tidy

Our home is our safe haven, but it is also something that requires a lot of our attention. Having a well-organized and functional home means investing time and effort day in and day out. That...

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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