Little notes of hope for Newton Abbot
Aug22

Little notes of hope for Newton Abbot

The three girls behind notes being left around Newton Abbot, in a bid to stop any more tragedies in the town, have been revealed. It comes as a local musician, Matt Kenward, was found dead at Baker’s Park on Saturday 11th August, followed by Kyle Deakin just 24 hours later. Since their deaths, notes have been left around the town with encouraging messages to those who might be struggling with depression or other mental health...

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ALL THE MOOR BUTTERFLIES
Aug22

ALL THE MOOR BUTTERFLIES

‘All the Moor Butterflies’ is a project led by a wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project is working across the South West’s moorland landscapes to conserve a suite of six threatened butterfly and moth species. Dartmoor, Exmoor and Bodmin Moor are now the focus areas, where the project team are working in partnership with conservation charities and landowners to carry out...

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Digitalk: Avoiding in-game currency scams
Aug22

Digitalk: Avoiding in-game currency scams

As some of you may remember, I’m a streamer on Twitch (www.twitch.tv/marfa1con), for which I have Instagram and Twitter that I post on to try and drum up new viewers and followers to help the channel grow. Recently I came to the realisation that 1 in 5 new follows on social media I’ve been getting for my stream accounts have been scammers promoting all sorts of really dodgy ways to apparently get free in-game currency such as Fortnite...

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Princetown Whisky on the way
Aug22

Princetown Whisky on the way

Now work has begun on building the largest whisky distillery outside Scotland and at 1,400 feet above sea level, the highest in the United Kingdom. During the consultation it was noted that it would be positive for the local economy and local jobs. Princetown Distillers Ltd made the application to build the £4.5 million building which will contain a visitor centre and a spirit storage facility as well as the distillery. There will be...

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Moreton Food Festival success
Aug22

Moreton Food Festival success

The Moretonhampstead Carnival week this year had, for the first, time a food festival to add another dimension to the week. Court Street in the town was bustling with ‘foodies’ taking in the sights, sounds, smells and tastes from around the world. Moretonhampstead did have a food festival a few years ago, but now the carnival committee felt that is should be revived and added to the week. Food producers, drink suppliers, and cooks...

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