The only RHS Garden Flower Show in the  South West returns bigger and better
Aug11

The only RHS Garden Flower Show in the South West returns bigger and better

Picture Credit Charlotte Graham Picture Shows Images Johnathon Mosley with the RHS Sign at Tatton Park • The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has a long standing reputation with its flower shows such as RHS Chelsea, Hampton Court and Chatsworth • Now the altogether different and more relaxing experience of the Garden Flower Show comes back to Rosemoor in Devon • Together with massive flower power and a brand new permanent designer...

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A summer tour coming to a town near you
Aug10

A summer tour coming to a town near you

Springsteen. Jagger. Sheeran. They all do it. Now you can add to the list: Johnson. Corbyn. Swinson. Farage. They’re also on tour this summer and coming to a high street near you. Speeches will be given, babies kissed, letterboxes leafleted, farm animals harassed to the point that the RSPCA gets involved. You have been warned. To show how in touch they are with the people, politicians tour the nation while most of the people are in...

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Off the beaten track with Tich
Aug09

Off the beaten track with Tich

Go anywhere local with Tich (Charles) Scott and it is likely he will pass someone he knows. Always stopping for a friendly hello and chat, he usually remembers the name of their dog too! Tich is a well-known figure on Dartmoor and is this year’s President of the 119th Chagford Agricultural and Horticultural Show on Thursday 15th August. During our interview, he reminisced about ‘going to the show as a lad and showing rams with Dad at...

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Round-the-clock care for orphaned foal Ava
Aug09

Round-the-clock care for orphaned foal Ava

An orphaned foal whose mum died on Dartmoor is being cared for by the Mare & Foal Sanctuary and the charity’s kind and dedicated staff are working tirelessly to give little Ava round-the-clock care. The tiny foal, who is just a few weeks old, was found alone and terrified near the village of Lee Moor and it has become a race against time to keep her alive. Worried Lee Moor residents initially called local charity Hill Pony...

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‘More than a tinge of jealousy’ – Prince Harry
Aug09

‘More than a tinge of jealousy’ – Prince Harry

The project known as ‘The Longest Flight’ took off from Goodwood in Sussex at 1.30pm on Monday. The iconic Second World War fighter plane, a silver Spitfire, took to the skies in an audacious attempt to fly around the world. Matt Jones from Exeter and fellow pilot Steve Brooks are flying the newly restored original 1943 MK. IX Spitfire named the ‘Silver Spitfire’ 27,000 miles in approximately 100 stages and 30 countries, over a four...

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Cannabis factory  buried under Dartmoor barn
Aug09

Cannabis factory buried under Dartmoor barn

A Dartmoor businessman has been found guilty of cannabis production after a factory made out of five large interlocking shipping containers was found buried under a barn. The barn in question is in a remote part of the 200-acre Easter Hall Park at Petrockstowe, near Okehampton where it was surrounded by woodland. The DNA of Daniel Palmer, 40, of Hooper Close in Hatherleigh, was found on items seized by police from the containers. In...

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