Daily launches new Lifestyle website

Devon 247 is proud to announce the launch of an exciting new sister site – The Lifestyle Daily.

Packed with celebrity interviews and articles about family life, health, beauty and culture, the site (like this one) is not only free to use, but you can post your own content for free too...

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I Think We Are Alone comes to Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

I Think We Are Alone is a Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth Production, co-produced with Curve which premiers at TRP on Monday 3 February and runs until Saturday 8 February.

I Think We Are Alone is a bittersweet and funny take on our ache to connect with those voices we need to hear again, those arms we need to feel around us and those faces we need to see again. It is...

Royal Shakespeare Company Repertoire

Authored by Sarah Parker

The Royal Shakespeare Company will visit Theatre Royal Plymouth with As You Like It , The Taming of the Shrew and Measure for Measure between Tuesday 12 – Saturday 22 February.

The company will feature 27 actors, who will each appear in two of the three productions. As You Like It is directed by Kimberley Sykes, The Taming of the Shrew by Justin Audibert, and Measure for Measure by...

Do you require planning permission to build temporary structures?

Authored by Mike Page

Before putting up a building, you should seek the local authority’s approval of your suggested building project. This is what referred to as planning permission. The reason the local authorities have to give consent to those who want to put up structures is to ensure that no unsuitable developments are done. You typically need to apply for permission if you want to put up a new building or...

Make 2020 the year to visit South Devon

Authored by News Desk

South Devon is simply bursting with action packed events for 2020. This year will see South Devon showcasing an impressive and diverse calendar of events, including spectacular festivals and regattas, dazzling food and drink, as well as offering beautiful locations to stay.

Anna Roach of Visit South Devon says ‘2020 is shaping up to be very special for South Devon, with a number of...

Go dry this January to stop your eyes from doing so

Authored by News Desk

People in Plymouth are being urged to put the brakes on their binging this January to make sure they look after their health.

The New Year is an opportunity to detox and go ‘dry’, and Specsavers Plymouth said this is great news for our eyes and ears.

Dr Josie Forte, the store’s ophthalmic director, says: ‘We all know that alcohol can play havoc with our bodies and it’s not...

Devon woman shaves head for Alzheimer’s Research UK 

Authored by News Desk

Sally Chapman from Chudleigh celebrated her birthday this year by having her head shaved to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

Sally, who turned 55, was inspired by her father who had vascular dementia.

In the build up to her head shave, Sally raised over £1300 for Alzheimer’s Research UK, which powers world-class studies...

Spillikin bring Drip, Drip, Drip to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mike Page

The company that broke box office records at The Drum with their show Spillikin , brings Drip Drip Drip to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 11 – Saturday 15 February.

The oncology ward of a local NHS hospital. Behind the curtain - Daniel, a refugee from Eritrea, training to be a nurse; Rahmiya, a second-generation immigrant Muslim doctor; and David, elderly white cancer patient...

How to maximise space in your home

Authored by Sarah Parker

If your home is feeling a little cramped, you might think that the solution is to move to a bigger property; but don’t be too hasty. For most homeowners, the solution to creating more space in your home doesn’t have to include moving to a new house, but instead, being more creative with the space you do have. With some simple tinkering and ingenuity, you may be surprised when you discover the...

What to look for in a holiday home

Authored by Sarah Parker

If you’ve dreamt of having your own holiday home in the sun to escape to, then you might be tempted to make the leap this year and invest in a special place to call your own. There are some amazing advantages to having your own holiday home, but it’s worth taking the time to choose one carefully.

Read on for some useful things to look out for, before purchasing a holiday property....

The Box annouces full opening programme

Authored by News Desk

The Box is the largest multi-disciplinary arts and heritage museum space opening anywhere in the UK in 2020. Originally three separate buildings, its ground-breaking design has completely transformed, extended and combined Plymouth’s former City Museum and Art Gallery, Central Library buildings and St Luke’s Church to create a cutting-edge, interactive cultural centre with 13 new galleries...