Hatherleigh Carnival an incredible success
Nov16

Hatherleigh Carnival an incredible success

Despite the threat of stormy weather in the build-up to Hatherleigh’s annual Carnival which was held over the weekend of 8/9th November, Carnival organisers who had spent months preparing for the town’s autumn spectacle were determined that the show would go on. The event was opened on Friday evening by Five Times Nightly, the first live band of the weekend who thrilled a packed audience in the town square. At 8pm a brilliant turnout...

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‘We aim to make Hatherleigh an even better place to live – Paul Jones, Kingswood Homes MD
Nov02

‘We aim to make Hatherleigh an even better place to live – Paul Jones, Kingswood Homes MD

When Preston-based developer Kingswood Homes first announced their intentions to demolish the historic market site in Hatherleigh just over twelve months ago, to make way for 123 houses, there was uproar. To protect the traditions of the market and the traders’ livelihoods, a well-intentioned application was made through the Ruby Country Partnership (a not-for-profit organisation) to register the dilapidated market buildings as an...

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Wanted: Ad Sales Executive
Oct01

Wanted: Ad Sales Executive

Due to continued expansion at THE MOORLANDER an exciting opportunity for an EXPERIENCED ADVERTISING SALES EXECUTIVE has arisen. The Moorlander is a privately-owned, fortnightly newspaper sold at over 450 retail news outlets throughout Dartmoor and the wider Devon area. As The Moorlander’s circulation, readership and cover sales continue to grow we now seek an experienced advertising sales executive to generate and maintain new...

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The shadow of a gardener is the best manure, claims Anne Swithinbank
Sep01

The shadow of a gardener is the best manure, claims Anne Swithinbank

As a child born and raised in Belvedere, north Kent, Anne was fascinated by the natural world which sat on her doorstep and plants in particular. “I’ve always been into my gardening and even as a tiny child I’d be collecting or looking at little insects and spiders and all the plants in the garden. As I grew older I collected cacti and succulents and as we only had a small garden I tended to put everything on my windowsill in my...

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THE MOORLANDER HAS MOVED OFFICES
Aug07

THE MOORLANDER HAS MOVED OFFICES

After three years of working in the picturesque and historic stannary town of Chagford, the time has come for us to move to larger offices. Since launching the newspaper in June 2016 we have gone from strength to strength and found we needed more space to accommodate our ever-expanding team. We are now based in Okehampton, one of Dartmoor’s gateway market towns. OUR ADDRESS IS NOW The Moorlander Ltd, Clarke House, 19a East Street,...

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