Digitalk: Need a little help with your resolutions?

While you shouldn’t wait until a certain time of year to start improving yourself, lets face it, most of us put stuff off for the new year. Oh I’ll start that diet next year, or I’ll take up this hobby in the new year. We’re all guilty of it. But good on you if you’ve actually started and are keeping going with it! Most new year’s resolutions fizzle out in the first week. If, like myself, you’ve chosen weight loss or fitness as your...

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The Range superstore nears completion in Plymouth
Jan30

The Range superstore nears completion in Plymouth

The Range ‘superstore’ in Plymouth will open next month, providing 80 new jobs for the city. The store will officially open at 9am on Friday, February 8th, with giveaways and competition prizes on offer for the first customers. The completion of the store marks the 30th anniversary of The Range. The site will also double as the company’s new headquarters once completed. The Range was founded by Plymouth entrepreneur Chris Dawson who...

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Green Issues: A little here and there is getting us nowhere
Jan29

Green Issues: A little here and there is getting us nowhere

Last edition I spoke about some of the positive things that came out of 2018 by certain people’s intentions and actions to make a difference to the natural environment around them. I’ve been thinking quite a bit about this since and I don’t mind admitting, it’s pretty overwhelming. I’ve always been an advocate of doing what you can, when you can. Unfortunately, money has always played a big part in living ‘environmentally...

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Year in the life of  Moretonhampstead
Jan29

Year in the life of Moretonhampstead

Photographs by John Curno John Curno has been a photographer for most of his professional life, specialising in long term projects such as ‘A year in the life of Moretonhampstead’ which was undertaken in conjunction with Green Hill Arts Centre and Moretonhampstead Parish Council. Here John has focused on the shopkeepers and traders in the Dartmoor town. Jane Willis, Chairman of the Parish Council says in the introduction: “Hardly a...

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“Dartmoor is one of the nicest parts of England” – Lord Tebbit
Jan28

“Dartmoor is one of the nicest parts of England” – Lord Tebbit

My interview with Lord Tebbit didn’t get off to the most auspicious of starts. Working in the Palace of Westminster for some of the week, I was able to meet Norman in London. I just had to walk from my desk, up into Central Lobby and then across into the Lords Lobby. We had a room booked and I just had to wait to be picked up. Simple. I got there characteristically early and waited. As the clocked ticked closer, Lord Tebbit came...

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