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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River-fed Chagford Pool open for business
Aug21

River-fed Chagford Pool open for business

Chagford Swimming Pool is a beautiful, community-run, open air, river-fed public pool, set on the banks of the Teign. It is heated to a very comfortable 26℃. The pool is delighted to announce that after weeks of preparation it has managed to open under COVID-19-compliant conditions. It is available for pre-booked, pre-paid, one hour time-slots for adult length sessions (yrs 16+), and a new ‘Bubble Club’ at weekends where up to two...

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New film tells story of iconic Hound Tor mediaeval village
Apr03

New film tells story of iconic Hound Tor mediaeval village

The team (left to right): Global Focus’s cameraman Simon Hammett, assistant Seb FitzHenry, DNPA Community Engagement Officer Emma Stockley, Historian David Stone and Global Focus Producer/Director Joe Metcalf. A new film exploring the fascinating history of one of the most famous deserted villages in England has been released by Dartmoor National Park.  ‘Medieval Houndtor: A Contested Landscape’ tells the story of Hound Tor...

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The Big Picture
Apr02

The Big Picture

Staple Tor Blaze by Anna Curnow

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