Community is everything in Okehampton Covid 19
Jul14

Community is everything in Okehampton Covid 19

Okehampton has changed a lot in the past few months. The town and hamlets have worked together with outlying villages to provide a combined response to the issues arising from COVID-19. Examples of this collective attitude can be found right across Dartmoor and are hopefully the future; not the old normal but a new normal with an increased support in using local services, products and produce. On a seemingly normal Friday at the...

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NEW AGRICULTURAL SUPPLIES SHOWROOM TO OPEN IN HATHERLEIGH
Jul14

NEW AGRICULTURAL SUPPLIES SHOWROOM TO OPEN IN HATHERLEIGH

Barker’s Animal Health, who have recentlyacquired the former Cornwall Farmers’site in Hole Court, Hatherleigh, are planningto throw open the doors of their extensiveshowroom on Saturday, 1st August.With Barker’s client base already stretchingfar and wide among the Devon agriculturalcommunity, business owner Peter Barker toldThe Moorlander: “Despite the strange timeswe are all experiencing at the moment, this isNEW AGRICULTURALSUPPLIES...

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Climate change inaction will cause devastation
Jul14

Climate change inaction will cause devastation

Members of the public in and around Dartmoor, as well as across the country as a whole, stood up to be heard on Thursday, 25th June, to demand that the climate emergency that has been declared is not forgotten. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) recently released their report to the government assessing the progress made so far in reducing emissions. Yet, despite the report making it very clear that the Government needs to act...

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