Star Count is now open for submissions!
Feb10

Star Count is now open for submissions!

Emma MarringtonDark skies campaigner Doing a count is simple – whether you live in town or country, just look to the night sky on a clear night from tonight until 14 February and tell us how many stars you can see within the constellation of Orion. It’s an activity you can do at home and a great way to connect to nature during lockdown. Will you take part? Click the button below to find out everything you need to know. All...

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OKEHAMPTON RAIL SPECIAL ON SALE NOW
Dec02

OKEHAMPTON RAIL SPECIAL ON SALE NOW

The Moorlander has produced an 8 page SPECIAL EDITION to celebrate the Government’s announcement to reinstate the Okehampton to Exeter railway line. Priced at ONLY 30p this special collector’s edition will be on sale at The Moorlander’s usual news outlet throughout Dartmoor (plus outlets in Bude and Holsworthy) from Thursday 3rd December. We have collected the opinions of all the major stake-holders, action groups, volunteer groups,...

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BREAKING NEWS
Nov25

BREAKING NEWS

REINTRODUCTION OF OKEHAMPTON TO EXETER RAIL LINK GIVEN GREEN LIGHT IN GOVERNMENT’S NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGY After years of campaigning by various interested parties, including The Moorlander, the much-publicised Okehampton to Exeter rail link, a victim of Dr Beeching’s swingeing cuts during the 1960’s has AT LAST been acknowledged as an important and vital link to the local community and businesses in the South West and will...

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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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