Disappointment at Wembley
May30

Disappointment at Wembley

For Coventry City there is finally scope for blue-sky thinking after sealing an immediate return to League One with a convincing play-off final win against Exeter City. For more than 37,000 baying Coventry supporters who made Wembley appear lopsided, the victory not only reversed an alarming slide but brought a first promotion for 51 years in arguably their biggest game since the 1987 FA Cup final. They took a deserved lead after...

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Young too heavy to ride
May30

Young too heavy to ride

An attraction on Dartmoor is to close because its young riders are too fat for the horses and ponies. For years children have visited Babeny Farm near Poundsgate to ride. But recently youngsters have become too heavy. The farm recently had to turn away a 13 year old who weighed 12 stone. The owner of the business Dee Dee Wilkinson has said that she will concentrate on the farm side of the business will be selling off her ponies after...

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Brennan and Daisy win the Two Hills Race
May30

Brennan and Daisy win the Two Hills Race

Bank holiday Monday saw one of the most exciting events of the year for Chagford – the Two Hills Race. The forecast had been concerning; thunderstorms and rain which would have surely put a dampener on the whole thing. But in the end the sun came out, the route was fairly dry and the participants had to worry more about sunburn than getting a soaking. The range of people who take part in this race is incredible, from tiny 10 year olds...

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Flowers for Chagford
May30

Flowers for Chagford

Flowers are everywhere in the pretty Dartmoor town of Chagford right now. The initiative was started last year by Angela Emberson who raised around £600 by holding a coffee morning and donations from townspeople. This year Angie and her partner Patrick have been putting up hanging baskets, replanting planters and granite troughs around the town, having raised over £1,000 for new plants this year including a generous donation from...

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Digitalk: Gaming is becoming an all-out brawl
May30

Digitalk: Gaming is becoming an all-out brawl

Over the last year since the arrival of Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), the Battle Royale game type has become one of the most popular game modes in the business, inspiring several newcomers to join the fray with their own titles or to add a Battle Royale expansion to their existing game. Basic premise is old school Mad Max Thunderdome – 100 men, women & children enter, 1 lives to tell the tale. You’re either randomly...

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