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Are you the UK's best wild bird photographer?

Authored by Mary

Winter is a tough time for wild birds but as spring approaches and the weather becomes warmer, we should expect to hear more tweeting in our gardens.

One of the UK’s leading home and garden retailers, wilko, is inviting you to share your best wild bird photos in its annual competition to capture the best of our feathered friends.

Are you a keen photographer? If so, wilko...

Win family tickets and meet the stars in our Cirque Berserk! competition

Authored by Mary

After sell-out London West End runs and two sensational summers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is back with a full nationwide tour.

And you could win a Meet-the-Stars Family Ticket to see the show free at the performance of your choice (subject to availability) at Exeter Northcott Theatre from 3rd to 8th March.

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CPRE Devon invites entries from across the county for Devon’s Best Churchyard Competition 2020

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE Devon) is seeking Devon’s Best Churchyard of 2020 and is inviting churches of all denominations to enter the competition by the end of March.

“Devon has hundreds of churchyards and they are beautiful places,” says Penny Mills, Director of CPRE Devon. “That’s why we believe in celebrating them and celebrating the people...

Cirque Berserk!

Presented by Zippos, Cirque Berserk! Britain’s biggest and boldest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter in March at the start of a new national tour.

Combining beautiful contemporary circus artistry with hair-raising, death-defying stunts, all designed specially for staging in a theatre, the show is guaranteed to thrill audiences from 5 to 95!

The 2020 Cirque Berserk! show sees the return of its most famous – and most dangerous – act, the legendary ‘Globe of Death’, in which five motorcyclists defy gravity and risk life and limb traversing the...

Devon schoolgirls triumph in countryside charity’s art and writing competitions

Authored by sharon goble

More primary school pupils than ever before entered this year's children's art and writing competitions run by the countryside charity CPRE Devon. Many schools took part for the first time, including several in Plymouth and Exeter.

After careful deliberation, the top individual prizes went to a five-year-old girl from Exeter and two ten-year-old girls from Tavistock.

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Competitions call on Devon's schoolchildren to capture the countryside in pictures and words

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England has launched its 2019 art and writing competitions for primary schoolchildren - calling on them to use their creativity to capture Devon's coast and countryside.

CPRE Devon's two children's competitions are a fun way to encourage outdoor learning and help youngsters engage with and enjoy the great outdoors. There...

** COMPETITION CLOSED ** Win a family ticket to see Cirque Berserk!

Authored by News Desk

After a sensational first visit in 2018, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is making a triumphant return to the West.

Cirque Berserk! has had sell-out London West End runs and a sensational reception at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 2019 performances at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, are listed from Tuesday 14th to Sunday 19th May.

And you could win a...

CPRE Devon launches Devon’s Best Churchyard competition 2019

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is seeking Devon’s Best Churchyard of 2019 and is inviting churches of all denominations to enter the competition, now in its 2nd year.

Devon’s churchyards form part of the county’s rich and varied landscape. They are much more than burial grounds. They are unique and special places. Green havens of sanctuary for people and...

World Cup Competition: Your chance to win a World Cup shirt or your choice

Authored by Mike Page

Bet and Skill are giving football fans the chance to win a World Cup kit of their choice to celebrate the 2018 World Cup.

The world has gone crazy for replica shirts this summer, with the Nigeria shirt selling out in minutes. Bet and Skill are giving the chance for fans to win one of 64 shirts on display this summer by answering one simple question.

It’s part of a much wider...

WIN family tickets and meet the stars in our Cirque Berserk! competition

Authored by Mary

*** COMPETITION CLOSED ***

After sell-out runs and tours in 2016 and 2017, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is coming West for the very first time.

Performances at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth run from Tuesday 8th May to Saturday 12th May and you could win a family ticket to see the show for free at the performance of your choice (subject to...

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