WE’LL BE BACK: ON 26th JANUARY 2018
Dec29

WE’LL BE BACK: ON 26th JANUARY 2018

This is the 42 edition of The Moorlander, so after producing approxmatly 3,500 stories and features, 2,000 pictures, 150 Arts pages and 200 pages of Sport in eighteen months. I am going to restructure the paper to make more efficient, sharper, streamlining the accounts, advertising and hand over the day to day running of paper to others while I get on with what I do best – getting you, our readers, advertisers and supporters the best...

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THE YEAR
Dec29

THE YEAR

The year started and ended in tragedy in January a 66 year man was killed taking part in a hill climb off road motor event at Clifford Bridge near Drewsteignton after he was thrown from his open topped car and was trapped under the vehicle.  The community of Chagford said a fond farewell to Chagfarm founder Davon Friend, his wicker coffin was carried through the town before a service in the village hall. Davon had died a few days...

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DIGITALK: The fall of the last guardian – Net Neutrality
Dec29

DIGITALK: The fall of the last guardian – Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality has been in the news a lot in the last couple weeks and a lot of you might be wondering what it is and how the absence of it will affect us. Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet the same and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. What the removal of this...

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All Whites finally put one over Weston
Dec29

All Whites finally put one over Weston

Newton Abbot “All Whites” arrested a run of defeats with a no frills win at Weston-super-Mare. When the two sides met back in September at Rackerhayes the promoted Somerset outfit were beaten 54-5 and although Newton have had a generally settled side since, last Saturday’s team sheet showed eleven different personnel compared to the first encounter. Victory at Weston was based around a solid defence and a strong pack performance with...

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DO SOMETHING, SO SOMETHING GETS DONE
Dec29

DO SOMETHING, SO SOMETHING GETS DONE

So we’ve reached the end of another year. I hope you all had a joyous Christmas and made sure you kept your waste to a minimum!  It’s hard, I know, but remember, every small action has a consequence and as a friend of mine always says, “Whenever you do something, something gets done”.  So in light of this I thought it would be a good time to write about a few things that make our global community shine; about those people who ‘do...

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