‘No Cold Callers’ scheme launched for farmers
Dec03

‘No Cold Callers’ scheme launched for farmers

© Guy Newman/Rekord Media. 07.10.2019. Front L-R Ros Hills NFU Mutual Regional Manager & Martin Beck Rural Affairs Police Officer launch the ‘No Cold Callers’ campaign with L-R rear Phoebe Ridley (NFU Mutual) David Keys and Maria Endean (Trading Standards) and Chris Collins (Rural Affairs Police Officer). A “no cold callers” scheme has been launched to combat rural crime and protect farmers in the South West. It will...

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Your annual reminder: Shop local. Save our high streets
Nov29

Your annual reminder: Shop local. Save our high streets

Yes, you guessed it: it’s that time of year again. Black Friday sales (which contradictory to the name actually lasts a week or more) are around the corner, followed by Christmas and then the holiday sales. So here is your annual reminder from us: shop local and save our high streets. The high street is the life and soul of communities across, not only our beloved moor and country, but across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern...

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HISTORIES AND MYSTERIES –  Richard Parker: The Devonian Mutineer
Nov20

HISTORIES AND MYSTERIES – Richard Parker: The Devonian Mutineer

Well educated and a persuasive orator, Richard Parker was not your normal sailor in Britain’s Royal Navy. He came from a well-off background, the son of a grain merchant and baker, and had gone to grammar school in Exeter. He was good looking, swarthy and described as having flashing black eyes. For some reason Parker rejected his family business and went to sea as a midshipman where his naval career, even before the Nore...

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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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