Chiefs Women secure first win
Nov16

Chiefs Women secure first win

Delighted Exeter Chiefs head coach Susie Appleby was full of praise for her side after they secured their first-ever victory in the Allianz Premier 15s with a 19-7 triumph over visiting Worcester Warriors at Sandy Park. Tries from Lottie Holland, Emily Tuttosi and Laura Delgado, plus two conversions from the impressive Gabby Cantorna, sealed a historic win for the Devonians, who have adapted well to their maiden campaign in the...

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Changing womens’ and girls’ lives with football
Nov15

Changing womens’ and girls’ lives with football

The Football Association (FA) have introduced a new four-year strategy, titled Inspiring Positive Change, which pledges to create a sustainable future for womens’ and girls’ football in England, and change lives in the process. The strategy outlines eight transformational objectives to be achieved by 2024. EARLY PARTICIPATION – Every primary school-aged girl to have equal access to football in school and in clubs. DEVELOPMENT...

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Safe and Warm fund aids Devon’s emergency doctors
Nov13

Safe and Warm fund aids Devon’s emergency doctors

Dr Angus Macdonald, Dr Fred Declerck, Dr Marc Epps, Dr Lauren Weekes, Dr David Hillebrandt, Dr Thomas Owens, Dr Ian Higginson, Dr Simon Fairclough Emergency volunteer doctors working to keep people in Devon safe are ready for the winter months after funding has allowed them to purchase specialist head torches to carry out vital, and often lifesaving, procedures. BASICS Devon, which provides pre-hospital emergency medical care through...

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RGB’s ‘Love Where You Live’ new calendar features local landmarks
Nov13

RGB’s ‘Love Where You Live’ new calendar features local landmarks

Three photos taken in our local area have been chosen to be included in RGB Building Supplies’ ‘Love where you live’ 2021 calendar, which will be sold to raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. RGB had asked residents of the South West to send in photographs that celebrate the diverse scenery of the region, and photos of a stonechat bird on Dartmoor taken by Steve Jones, Hill Bridge on the River Tavy...

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Lest We Forget
Nov13

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Service held by the Dartmoor Branch of the Royal Bristish Legion at Crapstone. Commodore Martyn Willams from Axtown lays a on behalf of the Royal Navy. Copyright – Chris Saville Remembrance Sunday was always going to be different this year, as is everything else. However, communities all across Devon, and indeed the country, managed to find ways to show their respect. Although many ‘remembered from home’ or with...

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Moretonhampstead joins the ‘Plastic Free’ network – its official!
Nov13

Moretonhampstead joins the ‘Plastic Free’ network – its official!

Moretonhampstead Action on Plastics (MAPs) is celebrating, having recently been officially recognised as one of 709 communities in the UK who are working locally to reduce their reliance on single-use plastic. This process has involved talking to local businesses and community groups about the alternatives to plastic, as well as building awareness within the town of its polluting effects on our environment, and in the processes...

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