GOOD NEWS – CONTINUED AVAILABILITY OF THE MOORLANDER DURING ‘LOCKDOWN 2’
Nov09

GOOD NEWS – CONTINUED AVAILABILITY OF THE MOORLANDER DURING ‘LOCKDOWN 2’

We are delighted to announce that THE MOORLANDER will STILL BE AVAILABLE in print from your favourite news outlet or supermarket during ‘Lockdown 2’. If you are unable to visit your usual news retailer for whatever reason then many, we believe, will be offering a door-to-door delivery service*. OR YOU CAN DOWNLOAD INDIVIDUAL ISSUES FROM OUR WEBSITE The Moorlander is also available to download from our website www.themoorlander.co.uk...

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Oke rail UPDATE – light at the end of the tunnel?
Oct16

Oke rail UPDATE – light at the end of the tunnel?

BEFORE 1 september 2020, Tors Road Bridge Credit Network Rail Over the course of the last few years this newspaper has, in association with all of the various action groups and other interested parties, been campaigning incessantly for the reinstatement of the Okehampton to Exeter railway line, which was axed as a result of the ‘Beeching’ cuts in 1972. More recently run as a heritage service by Dartmoor Railway – operated by Dartmoor...

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Coljan’s new dining experience really rocks!
Oct02

Coljan’s new dining experience really rocks!

I don’t profess to know much about fine food or fine dining, I just know what I like and on the odd occasion I eat out with family or friends, will usually plump for the safest option on the menu. I am so predictably unadventurous that any one of them could order in my absence and they’d be absolutely spot on. When the invitation came from Nathan Siddle and wife and Coljan’s chef Michelle, to sample their new ‘Coljan Rocks’ menu,...

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It’s back to school and a new normal for students at Okehampton College
Sep18

It’s back to school and a new normal for students at Okehampton College

Okehampton College returns after lockdown. At the beginning of the month pupils across the UK returned to their classrooms for the start of a new school year. Despite many months of uncertainty, a summer of discontent coupled with mixed and confusing messages emerging from Westminster, one man already had it nailed. Mr Derrick Brett and his formidable team at Okehampton College had been planning this day with military precision. Mr...

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Solar panel group-buying scheme could help save money and the planet
Sep04

Solar panel group-buying scheme could help save money and the planet

Devon’s householders have the chance to help the county become net-zero by joining Devon Climate Emergency’s (DCE) solar panel group-buying scheme. DCE is made up of Devon’s principle public and private sector organisations, and they have joined forces to draw up a Carbon Plan, the county’s roadmap to carbon neutrality. The DCE’s latest project is Solar Together and, with group buying experts iChoosr Ltd, they are offering homeowners...

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