Lloyds Banking Group announces lending commitment for South West businesses
Jan10

Lloyds Banking Group announces lending commitment for South West businesses

Jeremy Hayward, Lloyds Banking Group Ambassador for the South West As part of Lloyds Banking Group’s national pledge to lend up to £18 billion to UK businesses in 2020, the Group expects to support South West firms with up to £1.5 billion of lending this year, highlighting its commitment to be by the side of British business whatever the future brings. The Group’s support for UK businesses is an integral part of the Group’s current...

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2019 was great, next year will be even better!
Dec28

2019 was great, next year will be even better!

Like any small, ‘owner-driver’ business, the success or fall of that enterprise is largely dependent on the team of people you have around you. Publishing a newspaper such as The Moorlander is no different in theory, although in practice our business model is far from being a ‘one size fits all’ and would probably not suit 99% of small businesses. We rely on a small but willing band of contributors, volunteers and part-time staff who...

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Recycling over Christmas
Dec17

Recycling over Christmas

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Silver Spitfire lands back in Blighty
Dec13

Silver Spitfire lands back in Blighty

After covering some 27,000 miles, 22 countries, four continents and more than 70 flights, the Silver Spitfire has finally landed back in Blighty. Piloted by Devonian Matt Jones and Steve Brooks, the plane circumnavigated the globe, soaring over ice caps, sky scrapers, deserts, pyramids and oceans. How sweet it must have been to dip through the clouds over the English Channel and be greeted by the White Cliffs of Dover once more. The...

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The Hummingbirds steal the show wherever they go
Nov29

The Hummingbirds steal the show wherever they go

From Belstone to Broadclyst, Buckfastleigh to Burnley, The Hummingbirds’ reputation as one of the UK’s foremost close harmony singing trios is spreading fast and wide. The Burnley in question is not a remote Dartmoor village but is indeed the famous Lancashire mill town which, during the Industrial Revolution, became one of the country’s most prominent cotton centres. The now sold-out Festive Christmas Tea in mid-December is being...

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