Public invited to make and contribute quilt patches for community Quarantine Quilt Project
Aug30

Public invited to make and contribute quilt patches for community Quarantine Quilt Project

The Crediton area arts organisation Significant Seams is inviting the Devon-wide public to make patches for a community quilt artwork about living through the pandemic. Everyone is encouraged to contribute a patch to share their story and to benefit from the health and wellbeing benefits of the activity. Nominations for people who are isolating to receive a gift kit are also welcomed. Significant Seams Director Catherine West...

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Show homes opening at The Market Quarter
Aug25

Show homes opening at The Market Quarter

Two show homes at The Market Quarter development in the centre of Hatherleigh will open their doors for the first time this Bank Holiday weekend. The developer Kingswood Homes says several of the properties have already been reserved off-plan and interested buyers are being urged to register their interest and make an appointment to view. Head of Sales, Lesley Myers said; ‘We will be open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, Sunday and...

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The Big Picture –
Aug25

The Big Picture –

‘The Passing of Time’ This photo was taken in the deer park in Chagford and features part of the sculpture ‘Passage’ by Peter Randall-Page.by Sarah Clarke – www.sarahclarkephotography.com Sarah and her family moved from Tuscany to Chagford 11 years ago and it was then that she fell in love with Dartmoor. Whilst she is primarily a people photographer, the beauty of the Dartmoor landscape has taken her in a different direction and...

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Ashburton ‘open for business’ say  MP and Chamber of Trade chair
Aug25

Ashburton ‘open for business’ say MP and Chamber of Trade chair

Ashburton’s Chamber of Trade Chair Lydia Wood and MP Mel Stride have issued a joint appeal to residents in and around Ashburton to support their high street as businesses work to recover from the impact of the coronavirus disease pandemic. The pair met outside Lydia’s antique shop In a Nutshell and were joined by local Teignbridge District Councillor Sarah Parker-Khan and Town Clerk Bruce Broughton. Mel said: “There are few towns of...

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Free guided ‘moon walk’ at Bellever on Dartmoor
Aug25

Free guided ‘moon walk’ at Bellever on Dartmoor

Due to high demand, we have added another date for one of our free ‘Bellever Moon Walks’ – Thursday, 3rd September. A rare chance to experience walking safely in the dark on Dartmoor! Hopefully we’ll be walking in the moonlight from around 9.30pm, so please bring a torch and a drink. We will learn about some of the legends of Dartmoor as we wander up to Bellever Tor. Duration: four miles and starting at 7.30pm, lasting approximately...

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