S A F E  C H A R I T Y B A L L
Nov18

S A F E C H A R I T Y B A L L

JOIN US FOR A FABULOUS FUNDRAISING SHINDIG TO SUPPORT SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE 23rd NOVEMBER P O W D E R H A M C A S T L E 6 : 3 0 – M I D N I G H T T I C K E T S £ 7 5 S P A R K L I N G D R I N K S R E C E P T I O N 3 C O U R S E F E A S T B Y P I C K L E S H A C K A U C T I O N S & R A F F L E M U S I C B Y B I L L D I N G + T H E S K Y S C R A P E R S BIG THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: PICKLE SHACK ~ VINE WINE ~ ATTENTION...

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Tour of Britain set to return to Devon
Nov18

Tour of Britain set to return to Devon

The Tour of Britain is back for 2020, kicking off with a Cornish stage on 6th September which will begin in Penzance and end in Bodmin. Stage two, on Monday 7th September, will see riders tackle the bergs of Devon, in the race’s 11th visit to the county. The second day of racing will kick off in the new community of Sherford in the South Hams, and finish in the city of Exeter. Devon has played host to the race ten times previously;...

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Armed forces charity recruiting tour

Just over two hundred years ago, if an army regiment was short of volunteers, recruiting parties were sent to towns and villages where they would bang on a drum to gain attention, then liberally distribute gin and the “King’s shilling” to eager, arguably gullible young men who were prepared to join the colours. Fast forward to the present day and this tactic is being resurrected by SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity, because there is a...

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DARTMOOR REMEMBERS
Nov15

DARTMOOR REMEMBERS

Photo by Lucy Fisher Dartmoor marked Remembrance Sunday with moving services taking place across the national park including Bovey Tracey, Ashburton, Okehampton, Tavistock and Chagford. People gathered from across the Moor to commemorate those who lost their lives in conflicts from the First World War to the War in Iraq. In addition to the special services at war memorials across the county, there was a special ceremony at Exeter...

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Okes hold their nerve against Maidenhead
Nov07

Okes hold their nerve against Maidenhead

After last week’s disappointing showing, the Okes needed a strong performance back on home turf against first time visitors Maidenhead. The visitors received the kick off playing down the slope, an incline against which both sides would play better than when it was in their favour. Initial stages saw Maids threaten but Okes resisted and made their way upfield through various penalty awards. Okes were back on the attack themselves...

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