NEXT EDITION WILL BE A DAY LATE
Nov16

NEXT EDITION WILL BE A DAY LATE

The next edition of The Moorlander will be on sale a day later and will be published on December 2nd rather than the 1st.   The presses at Newsquest in Weymouth, who print The Moorlander, are undergoing major servicing. We are sorry this is out of our...

Read More
Off roading clamp down on Dartmoor
Nov16

Off roading clamp down on Dartmoor

In a multi-agency clamp down on the use of illegal 4x4’s and scrambler bikes, which are tearing up tracks and causing damage and frightening livestock, the Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA), Police and Trading Standards were out last weekend to try and stop these people trashing Dartmoor. Rob Steemson of DNPA said: “You can see the tracks where we have had problems with 4x4’s and scrambler bikes coming and ripping up the moor,...

Read More
PURE GOLD
Nov16

PURE GOLD

Walking or driving though the roads, lanes and byways of this beautiful countryside at this time of year is pure joy when the bright, sharp winter sun hits the leaves turning them into pure gold. In a few days the leaves will have fallen, and the cycle of regrowth will begin again. Many of the trees will remain barren over winter until the leaves show themselves again in the spring....

Read More
MoorLaughter & View from the Whitehouse
Nov16

MoorLaughter & View from the Whitehouse

MoorLaughter A month to go, and the stage is set for ‘Moorlaughter’, an evening of comedy hosted by The Moorlander Newspaper. The event takes place on the 16th of December at the Jubilee Hall in Chagford, with five comics including our own columnist Maggy Whitehouse headlining. Maggy, apart from being a writer and radio presenter on BBC Radio Devon, also has a one person show ‘The Maggy Whitehouse Experience’ which has played at the...

Read More
MEET PC DAISY
Nov16

MEET PC DAISY

Meet PC Daisy the Ivybridge police station cat. The members of Ivybridge Police have adopted her into the force. Daisy walked into the police station one day 11 years ago and made herself right at home, although Daisy’s owner lives across the road Daisy seems to prefer the company of the boys and girls in blue. She has her own bed at the police station and an enclosed kennel outside to shelter in, PC Daisy’s pay is food and toys for...

Read More