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Getting a Divorce as a British National Living Abroad

Going through a divorce, even when living in your home country, is an emotional and often stressful experience. If you’re a British national who is living abroad, it can be even more difficult as you try to navigate the country’s legal system. It is especially true for those who live in places...

Sarah Parker

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RSPB calls Devon residents to hold Government to account on missed nature targets

Authored by News Desk

A major United Nations report has revealed the international community has failed to halt environmental decline over the last 10 years. Now, new analysis from the RSPB has revealed the UK’s self-assessment is overly optimistic as high environmental ambitions have not led to real progress being made.

The Global Biodiversity Outlook 5, published yesterday by the United Nations,...

Major improvement work on A380

Authored by Mary

Extensive maintenance work is underway on the A380 and will continue until March.

The Department for Transport (DfT) has recently awarded Devon County Council a £5 million grant to carry out the improvements on the road, between the Teign Viaduct and Ashcombe Cross.

The County Council will also be providing over £1 million towards the scheme which will include resurfacing,...

Mama Bear’s Nursery

Mama Bear’s voted best nursery in Torquay

Authored by Mary

Mama Bear’s Day Nursery and Pre-School has been named the best day nursery in Torquay by a leading national guide.

The nursery, which can be found on Barewell Road, has topped the list of Torquay nurseries compiled by DayNurseries.co.uk , with a perfect score of 10 – the maximum score available.

DayNurseries.co.uk is the leading UK nursery review website. The setting has...

Strategic Planning meeting to discuss Cranbrook Town Centre postponed to review amended proposals by developers

Authored by Mary

A meeting of East Devon District Council’s Strategic Planning Committee due to take place next Wednesday (September 23) to discuss Cranbrook Town Centre has been postponed following significant changes to the original proposals by developers.

A key element of the meeting was to discuss the proposal put forward by the East Devon New Community Partners (EDNCp) who are the developers...

Trading as entertainment - can it work?

Authored by Sarah Parker

Around the world, Forex trading is known to be one of the biggest financial markets. According to official data from 2019, the daily average turnover of Forex trading amounted to as much as $5.1 trillion. This number is very big, which once again proves how popular Forex trading is.

Not so long ago, Forex trading was not accessible for everyone around the world. During these times,...

The best ways to improve your credit score

Authored by Sarah Parker

One of the most frustrating aspects of building credit is that it's hard to secure personal loans for bad credit . However, it isn't always necessary to carry debt in order to improve your credit score.

If your goal is to build credit as quickly as possible, you should focus on establishing revolving lines of credit and paying down those balances. These ideas for improving your...

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Resurfacing works at Postbridge Visitor Centre car park

Authored by Mary

The car park at Postbridge Visitor Centre will close for five days for essential resurfacing works. Work starts on Monday 21 September and is scheduled to finish on Friday 25 September. The visitor centre and public toilets will remain open. While works take place people should find alternative car parks in the area. The work is needed to keep the heavily used car park maintained to a safe...

Travel money bureau reopens at Sainsbury’s Marsh Mills, Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Open for business: a number of Sainsbury’s Bank’s Travel Money Bureaux, which were closed temporarily during the Coronavirus pandemic, have now re-opened across the UK.

Residents of Marsh Mills, Plymouth can once again buy and sell more than 12 different foreign currencies, and transfer money abroad with Western Union at their local Sainsbury’s supermarket.

Since re-opening...

South West to receive share of £29.7 million to upgrade A&Es ahead of winter

Authored by News Desk

The South West will receive £29.7 million to expand and upgrade A&Es at five Trusts, ensuring they have the physical space to treat patients, manage patient flow and improve infection control, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced today.

This is in addition to the £300 million announced recently for 117 Trusts to upgrade their facilities, meaning the Government has now...

Torquay Neighbours Celebrate Lottery Win

Authored by Mary

Wednesday is off to a winning start for ten people in Torquay who have scooped £1,000 each all thanks to their postcode.

The Peasland Road neighbours netted the windfall when TQ2 8PA was announced as a Daily Prize winner with People’s Postcode Lottery on Wednesday 16th September 2020.

People’s Postcode Lottery ambassador Danyl Johnson sent his well-wishes to the winners....