How you can help Devon’s top birds this month
Jan24

How you can help Devon’s top birds this month

Robin, Erithacus rubecula Both across the country and here in Devon, house sparrows topped the rankings in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch results last year, despite wider national decline. As a UK wide citizen science project, the initiative has been recording the winners and losers in the garden bird world for over four decades, with half a million people expected to take part this January. This year, people across Devon are set to...

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Local transport links for new decade still on track
Jan24

Local transport links for new decade still on track

© Network Rail Following the government’s controversial support of crisis airline Flybe, the Department for Transport have announced that they will be conducting a review of all regional transport services across the country. This will include airports, rail services, and other key transport links. So how will the government plans affect the south west, in particular Dartmoor and wider Devon? Surely long-established plans and...

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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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