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5 cybersecurity tips for companies working remotely in 2020

Hundreds of thousands of workers have been working remotely in Devon and across the UK since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. These workers, equipped with laptops and business...

Essential maintenance planned on A381 at Totnes

Work to remove Ash dieback infected trees along the A381 Totnes western bypass will be carried out as part of essential highway maintenance getting underway on Monday (19 October)....

Bear Grylls announces major new festival in Devon

Join Bear Grylls at the Gone Wild Festival on August Bank Holiday 2021. This new, action packed family festival is set to take place in the sweeping grounds of Powderham Castle...

Chimney fire warning as temperatures drop

As temperatures drop, homeowners in the South West are being urged to keep their chimneys in check to prevent the devastating impact of a house fire and safeguard their home, belongings and families. 

As the pandemic means many people are spending more time at home, specialist insurer of rural, thatched and listed homes NFU Mutual...

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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...


Enjoy food, glorious food and support your local children’s hospice

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is asking people to Cook Eat Give and raise a few pounds for its Little Harbour children’s hospice next month.

The charity is inviting people to...


Boris Johnson

Simon Jupp MP joins PM for major skills speech in East Devon

East Devon’s MP Simon Jupp joined the Prime Minister this morning at Exeter College ahead of a major speech to launch a new plan to transform the training and skills system to help boost the...

Entertainment & Reviews

World’s biggest girl band hit the big screen at Vue Plymouth

FANS who missed out on Little Mix’s sold-out London O2 Arena shows will get an opportunity to see their idols on the big screen at Vue Plymouth this November.

Having sold over 50...

Family Life

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Could Covid-19 be classed as a ‘Barder’ Event?

Associate Solicitor Hannah Porter from The Family Law Company considers whether the unparalleled circumstances presented by the pandemic might impact the option to appeal a financial order made...

Food & Drink

Local brewery serves up a three impressive industry awards

Powderkeg’s ‘Speak Easy’ flagship session pale ale has been awarded the coveted three-star Great Taste Award for 2020. This award complements other recent national awards...

Health & Beauty

Nurturing Expertise in fertility treatment

The fertility clinic in the South West of England with the highest rate of success for IVF is consolidating its position as a regional centre of excellence by investing in the development of the...

Holidays & Travel

Devon is among top holiday destinations for families this October half term

An October half term Staycation is top of many parents’ to-do list and Devon is among the top holiday destinations according to Travelodge’s latest Holiday Index. The new travel report has...

Homes & Gardens

Tips for hiring an electrician

Do you own a home that is having electricity problems? If so, it can be very tempting to try to diagnose and solve the problem on your own. However, if you don't have a lot of knowledge about...

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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