Traffic chaos as lights fail again
Feb23

Traffic chaos as lights fail again

Drivers who use the A382 Whiddon Down to Bovey Tracey road are getting pretty fed up with the so called ‘temporary’ lights at Great Tree, near the Sandy Park Inn. The ‘temporary’ traffic lights have been in place since October last year and quite often break down, which they did again last Monday with the ensuing chaos and cars backed up. One motorist David Christopher said: “I travel to Chagford every day and it is a lottery as to...

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Prickly Ball Farm Hedgehog Rescue Centre for sale
Feb23

Prickly Ball Farm Hedgehog Rescue Centre for sale

The established tourist attraction and leisure opportunity, in East Ogwell just outside Newton Abbot, Devon has been placed on the market by Commercial Property Agents, Charles Darrow. Established in 1980, the farm swiftly became well known as the home of the Hedgehog Rescue Centre, however, years on, there have been several additions to this well-known tourist destination It has been placed on the market for £1,275,000. A spokesman...

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The Big Picture: Photograph by Will Lamerton
Feb08

The Big Picture: Photograph by Will Lamerton

I’m an 18 year old lifestyle photographer based in Devon. I believe growing up and spending my childhood in a rural hamlet on the edge of Dartmoor is really where the roots of my work as a photographer comes from. I was always into running and adventuring from a young age, going across all the fields in the vicinity of the area, exploring and taking in everything. I could never get enough of it. Photography was never a career I...

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Chagstock amazing line-up
Feb08

Chagstock amazing line-up

What an amazing line-up for this year’s Chagstock Music Festival with Imelda May and the Buzzcocks to headline the festival. Imelda May is the main headline act on Saturday evening. She started her singing career by releasing ‘No Turning Back’, and her second Album ‘Love Tattoo’ received critical acclaim. Imelda joined Jools Holland on one of his tours and also performed on his BBC2 show Later with Jools Holland. Imelda May has...

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Village shocked after hall is trashed
Feb08

Village shocked after hall is trashed

“The show must go on” said Alexa Mason, the director of ‘Mapp & Lucia’, a production that is being put on in Lustleigh Village Hall. Last Saturday the hall was trashed during a private party that got out of hand. The teenage party was posted on social media and gate crashers turned up and vandalised the ten year old hall; they broke into locked rooms and stole props, smashed up the gents toilet, pulled fire extinguishers off the...

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