Gidleigh Park name new head chef
Jan26

Gidleigh Park name new head chef

Chris Simpson has been appointed as Executive Head Chef at the world renowned Gidleigh Park Hotel near Chagford. Chris, from Lancashire, took over the position from Michael Wignall who held the position for two years after taking the place of celebrity chef Michael Caines who has recently opened the Lympstone Manor Hotel. Chris, who was the head chef at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw which has retained two Michelin Stars since 2011 said:...

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DIGITALK: Saving a Humble Bundle
Jan26

DIGITALK: Saving a Humble Bundle

For gamers, after Christmas is often the dullest time of year. A combination of no new games of note due to be released for months and the frequent inability to play games that were rushed to market in time for Christmas half finished that are still waiting for post release patches. However, it’s the perfect time to go back and find those games you missed over the last year at a bargain price, or maybe pick up an expansion pack for an...

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It’s expensive to shop green
Jan26

It’s expensive to shop green

Since the airing of Blue Planet II there has been much talk and debate about the extent of our use of plastic. Theresa May has given the token politician’s speech about abolishing all ‘avoidable’ plastic waste by 2042, a move that has drawn criticism from environmental groups for lacking detail and having too long a timescale. She has spoken about supermarkets having ‘plastic free’ aisles which, if was brought into reality, would be a...

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Tannery: Pictures by Paul Glendell
Jan26

Tannery: Pictures by Paul Glendell

With more than twenty five years as a professional photographer Paul’s photos have appeared in several of the worlds’ leading publications including Time, Nature and Life magazines. In the UK he undertakes commissions for charities such as the Woodland Trust and the Westcountry Rivers Trust. Paul photographs and produces audio slideshows for the BBC News website. He also regularly undertakes shoots for the photo agency United National...

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Frank’s motor museum nominated for top award
Jan26

Frank’s motor museum nominated for top award

A motor museum set up only a few years ago has been nominated by one of Britain’s top selling classic car magazines as one of the favourite places to take their classic cars. Practical Classics magazine have published a list of 30 places which include museums, castles and tourist hotspots. Moretonhampstead Motor Museum was started by classic car enthusiast Frank Loft in the old bus garage in the town a few years ago. Danny Hopkins,...

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