Appeal launched to give Patch a new ‘leash’ of life
Jul17

Appeal launched to give Patch a new ‘leash’ of life

It was a chance meeting with 15 year old Abbie Hicks and her mother Hazel who were on holiday from Spain visiting relatives in Hatherleigh, that has given Patch – a Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross born with deformed front legs – renewed hope for corrective surgery. For Patch’s owner, Russell French, to personally fund the cost of the essential surgery is out of the question, while his insurance company has refused to meet...

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118th Chagford Show has something for everyone
Aug08

118th Chagford Show has something for everyone

The Chagford Agricultural and Horticultural show is a traditional one day country show that is now entering its 118th year. It is held each year on the third Thursday in August which this year falls on the 16th. The Show is situated on land adjoining the beautiful banks of the River Teign at Mill End, Chagford, courtesy of The National Trust, Mr M Malseed, Mr P Morrish, Mr H de Ferranti and Miss B Hayter-Hames. There is ample free...

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