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Covid-19: How it affects child contact if you are a separated parent

Authored by Marc Astley

Specialist family lawyer Hannah Porter from The Family Law Company explains what government recommendations about social distancing mean for separated parents deciding whether contact between children and the non-resident parent should go ahead.

Associate Solicitor Hannah says, “We are all now aware of advice regarding staying at home, social distancing. and avoiding any gatherings...

Covid-19 – how it affects child contact if you’re a separated parent

Authored by The Family Law Co.

Specialist family lawyer Hannah Porter from The Family Law Company explains what government recommendations about social distancing mean for separated parents deciding whether contact between children and the non-resident parent should go ahead.

Associate Solicitor Hannah says, “We are all now aware of advice regarding staying at home, social distancing. and avoiding any gatherings...

Charity zoos: business as usual

Authored by Paigntonzoo

The three South West zoos run by regional conservation charity Wild Planet Trust have a defiant message for coronavirus: “It’s business as usual”.

Staff and volunteers are prepared for the impact of coronavirus, but at this time the charity zoos remain open. Zoo spokesperson Phil Knowling said: “We’re monitoring the situation closely and will naturally continue to follow the advice of...

Green is theme as Devon park celebrates new holiday year

Authored by Mary

Songs, dance and music helped Ladram Bay Holiday Park raise the curtains this March on its 77th year of providing quality family holidays by the sea.

Employees at the Budleigh Salterton park were given a sneak preview of the floor show lined up for this year by its in-house entertainment team.

The occasion was the park's annual conference which traditionally takes place in...

Free advice for couples with fertility issues

Authored by Mary

Prospective patients are travelling to Bristol from as far as Plymouth, Cardiff and Birmingham to attend free advice clinics for people who are having problems getting pregnant, the Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine (BCRM) reports.

The clinic, which has the highest success rate in the South West for IVF, is now holding free advice clinics every fortnight.

With around...

Free family event: Make 3D Graffiti

10am-12.30pm & 1.30-4pm. Free, drop-in event.

Join us for a fun event this half-term holiday. You can bring the family and get creative with colours - stencil, cut and fold to make moving letters, shapes and symbols. Help craft an amazing 3D graffiti model in our gallery space! This event is part of the Masters of Invention exhibition wi with craft and design works based on street art styles, here at the Guild in Bovey Tracey.

Under 12s supervised please.

01626 832223 www.crafts.org.uk

** 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...

Free make a badge day at Devon Guild

Fri 22 Feb 2019. 10am - 1pm & 2 - 4pm . Free, drop-in event. Join us for a fun half-term event in the Guild gallery - and create your own personalised recycled paper badge workshop with Get Fresh exhibitor and artist Alysa Freeman. This event is for all ages. No need to book, just drop.in!

We welcome donations towards the cost of materials. Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult please.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF 01626 832223

www.crafts.org.uk

FREE craft making days: Fearsome Feasts

Halloween fun for the family this half-term, 25 & 26 October 2018.

Be a crafty cook at our free half-term making days with activities for all ages, based on the current exhibition, 'Plate Up'. Have fun modelling faux food for a spooky banquet… it may look good enough to eat - but don’t dare try it!

Materials provided, donations welcomed. Under 12’s supervised please. Part of the Family Arts and Family Learning Festival.

10.30am-12.30 & 1.30-4pm both days. FREE, drop-in....

The Shops at Dartington May Food Fair Hailed a Success

Authored by HarryWild

More than 7,000 people enjoyed a first-rate day out with glorious sunshine at The Shops at Dartington’s free May Food Fair on 27-28 May. The best of Devon’s food and drink scene came together, from vibrant street-food markets to artisan producers, with top chefs demonstrating recipes and offering tricks of the trade.

In addition to food activities, visitors threw their own clay pottery...

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