“Set their compass to Castle Features and  they will always find their way”
Oct04

“Set their compass to Castle Features and they will always find their way”

When you pick up a daily national newspaper, or switch on the lunchtime or evening news, or even listen to the radio, one of the saddest epidemics currently blighting our country is regarding the care our country gives our veterans. You will read about homelessness, poor mental health, poverty or a variety of other problems that many of our bravest soldiers get caught up in as they leave their respective forces. It was both an honour...

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What could No Deal mean for our foodbanks?
Oct04

What could No Deal mean for our foodbanks?

Bad news seems to be accumulating at a record pace. Thanks to the frequent and stark warnings about the consequences of a no-deal Brexit, so are stockpiles of food. As many of you will have seen recently on some national news specials, there are many people who have already started stockpiling their own food supplies. Though, this isn’t confined to a few people here and there, some of Britain’s biggest supermarkets including Tesco and...

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Ponies on Dartmoor – what future?
Oct04

Ponies on Dartmoor – what future?

By Laura White and Stuart Clarke If you ask people what they think of when they think about Dartmoor, the word ‘ponies’ will be right up there. But what is the future of the ponies on Dartmoor? Locals may take for granted the sight of mares and foals grazing on the moor, but the money that surely must be contributed to our local economy by tourists who flock to the moor to see the wild landscape and the ponies should add value to the...

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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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Burning times
Sep13

Burning times

30 years ago, when I was in primary school, I wrote a poem that was chosen to be published in a children’s poetry book about the natural world. I can’t remember it now, but I do remember it was about the Amazon rainforest and how I couldn’t understand why grown-ups couldn’t see the damage that was being done by cutting down the trees. Massive deforestation started in the Amazon in the late 1960s, which means it had been happening for...

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Talk by innovative artists Heinrich & Palmer at Exeter Pheonix
Sep12

Talk by innovative artists Heinrich & Palmer at Exeter Pheonix

Artists Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer are to give a talk at Exeter Pheonix, presenting their approach to creating new work for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) as well as discussing previous projects. Heinrich & Palmer have worked in collaboration since the early 1990s. Their practice crosses disciplines and employs a range of media including installation, intervention, large-scale projection, film and photography. Many of...

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