Digitalk: Stop using gaming as a scapegoat
Jun13

Digitalk: Stop using gaming as a scapegoat

This has really got to stop. I awoke this morning to see a yet another whole page in The Daily Mail, decrying the horrors of video games and how they’re destroying our youth and innocence. Blaming them yet again for making children violent and badly behaved. On this occasion, they have turned their fearful gaze upon Fortnite – the biggest game in the industry at the moment with one of the largest player bases and highest...

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Showing women in a positive light
Jun13

Showing women in a positive light

The final year work of Plymouth College of arts student Jess Lawrence Jess Lawrence is a photography student at Plymouth College of Art and in her final year and wanted to produce something special for her final year project that captures real women and celebrates their real beauty and how it should be shown in a positive light, not by the unrealistic goals set by the beauty and fashion business. In light of the scandal over Harvey...

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So what is Micaceous Hematite?
Jun13

So what is Micaceous Hematite?

Just outside the village of Lustleigh as you drive on the A382 between Moretonhampstead and Bovey Tracey there is a small grass covered layby and near by a gateway by the side of a nondescript building, with an orange cone outside. You could drive past it a thousand times and never give it a thought. But beyond the gate, as you climb up into the woods, you step back over a hundred years to an age when Kelly Mine was at its height...

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PROBABLY THE BEST POSTMASTER GETS QUEENS AWARD
Jun13

PROBABLY THE BEST POSTMASTER GETS QUEENS AWARD

Stuart Rogers, the Postmaster of Ashburton Post office, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queens’ Birthday Honours list. Stuart is to receive the award for services to the Post Office in Ashburton and the local community. Stuart and his wife Jackie took over the Ashburton Post Office five years ago after working in retail for many years. Stuart and Jackie have transformed the towns post office to become the beating...

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Dartmoor Hermit to become first British Saint since 16th century
Jun13

Dartmoor Hermit to become first British Saint since 16th century

John Bradburne, who lived in isolation on Dartmoor, is set to become Britain’s first saint since the 1500s. Bradburne gave his life for others. In September 1979, the English-born missionary, poet and warden of Mutemwa leper colony in Zimbabwe, then Rhodesia, was caught up in the country’s civil war, the Rhodesian Bush War. His friends told him to flee the imminent arrival of the bloodthirsty ZANU-PF guerrillas who thought he...

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