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Devon moving forward with Active Travel Fund improvements

A comprehensive series of improvements for walkers and cyclists will be introduced as soon as possible, Devon County Council has confirmed.

The County Council is...

As Government lockdown restrictions are easing, beaches, parks and public spaces in East Devon are busier than ever and visitors are being asked to help the council keep the district tidy,...

Three quarters of a million healthy breakfasts are set for delivery to doorsteps of thousands of children across the UK, supported by the team at Amazon in Plymouth as part of an expanded...

Fashion Eyeware offer free glasses for NHS heroes

With the high street closed, our frontline workers have fewer options to service their eyewear needs right now - needs that play a vital part in performing their daily jobs. Still operating all...

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 children are being asked to pay particular attention to their child’s teeth, to ensure that they continue to have good oral health hygiene.

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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

India and Bangladesh super cyclone victims receive £15,000 from Devonshire Freemasons 

Some of the thousands of people whose lives were devastated when Super Cyclone Amphan hit Bangladesh and India on 20th May, will be given urgently-needed humanitarian assistance, thanks to a...

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

BBC opens up for comedians and writers to appear at the virtual BBC Upload Festival

Comedians! Writers! Fancy getting seen on the BBC iPlayer? And heard on radio right across England? You could get a slot to perform at the Upload Festival.  All you have to do is upload...

Family Life

NSPCC Look Say Sing Play campaign helps young families through lockdown

Parents have hailed the NSPCC’s Look, Say, Sing, Play campaign a lifesaver during lockdown, as it launches nationally across the UK today.

During a virtual focus group with parents and...

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

Cofton Holidays announces progressive rewilding project

Award-winning Cofton Holidays, specialists in delivering unforgettable eco-friendly holidays to Devon, have today announced their rewilding...

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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