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Concerns raised over anti-social behaviour on Dartmoor

As the warm weather continues and lockdown restrictions are eased, Dartmoor Rangers have seen a rise in irresponsible and abusive behaviour as people visit the National Park. 

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Smile! It’s National Smile Month

Dental practices may be operating differently at the moment, as non-essential routine check-ups are postponed due to coronoavirus (COVID-19).

So parents of younger...

How Does the UK’s Number Plate System Work?

Number plates are something that most car owners don’t pay active attention to, but they’re an interesting system that actually changes fairly frequently for something of its sort. And while you...

Wildlife charity PTES launches a ‘Stag Weekend’ with a difference

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for people across the UK to take part in their ‘Stag Weekend’ –...

Reminder to "think twice" before heading out

The fine weather and upcoming bank holiday weekend has seen an influx of people visiting Devon’s coast and countryside – prompting Devon County Council to remind people to “think twice” before heading out.

Some of the county’s beaches and areas of Dartmoor have been besieged by people this week, with inconsiderate...

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Private surgery: Everything you need to consider

In today's image-driven, health-obsessed society, where everyone is trying to become the perfect person, it's easy to think that there's something wrong with your body.

If you just have to get it fixed, either for your health or mental wellbeing, then surgery is often the best answer...

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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

Westcountry author writes 'Tales From The Lockdown' to raise money for Hospice UK

A well known Westcountry journalist and writer has used the power of his pen during the lockdown to raise money for a health charity.

In doing so, newspaper columnist Martin Hesp...

Education

Colyton Grammar School maintains Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rating

In what was probably the final Ofsted inspection of a school before lockdown, school inspectors have confirmed that Colyton Grammar School has maintained its ‘Outstanding’ rating while praising...

Entertainment & Reviews

Westcountry author writes 'Tales From The Lockdown' to raise money for Hospice UK

A well known Westcountry journalist and writer has used the power of his pen during the lockdown to raise money for a health charity.

In doing so, newspaper columnist Martin Hesp...

Family Life

4 things to do if your marriage is suffering during lockdown

Being confined to your house with your partner is a situation that is out of the normal. You may not be used to living in such tight quarters and with each other around the clock. 

You...

Food & Drink

Introducing new Cove Vodka

It is well known that we are a nation of potato-lovers, but now a company called Devon Cove Produce has come up with a product that allows consumers to enjoy their spuds in a whole different way...

Health & Beauty

Private surgery: Everything you need to consider

In today's image-driven, health-obsessed society, where everyone is trying to become the perfect person, it's easy to think that there's something wrong with your body.

If you just...

Holidays & Travel

How to Choose the Perfect Motorhome Pitch

You’ve picked the ideal campsite and you’re looking forward to the perfect break in your motorhome. You’ve pulled up to reception and they say you can choose your own pitch. But where do you go...

Homes & Gardens

Why you should place rattan corner sofas in your patio

If you own a house with ample outdoor space, consider yourself lucky. A...

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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