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From Saturday, 27/Dec/2014 onwards
l 2443 Okehampton Squadron Air Training Corps is off to a flying start for 2015, having been nominated for a national award.
AN AGREEMENT has been reached to secure GP services for the people of North Tawton from April 1.
RESIDENTS in West Devon are being urged to get involved in the long term vision for development in the borough, which will see more than 1,300 homes built in Okehampton and its hamlets over the next 16 years.
TICKETS are still available for the latest comedy production by the Belstone Players.
THE theme of ‘What makes a good community?’ will be running through the new ‘Life and Lunch’ sessions taking place at Fairplace Church, Okehampton.
THE 2015 Mayor of Okehampton’s civic service and parade is planned to take place on Sunday, June 28.
OKEHAMPTON and District Lions Club’s street collection over the Christmas period has raised more than £1,000 for local causes.
RESIDENTS of Okehampton will see an increase on their council tax in 2015 as a result of the town council’s latest budget analysis, writes Tom French.
ROADFORD Lake will be showcasing an event to please all fly fishermen and women next month, when it hosts its annual trout fishing event, the South West Fly Fair, organised by South West Lakes Trust.
THE father of an abuse victim has told a jury at Exeter Crown Court how he believed the sex attacker’s policewoman girlfriend tried to talk him out of reporting the assault to the authorities.
PEOPLE looking for volunteering opportunities in the new year are being encouraged to attend open days at Castle Drogo to find out about how they can help at the historic property.
THE Okehampton supporters’ group for Exeter Leukaemia Fund is holding its annual meeting on Tuesday, January 27.
PEOPLE in Okehampton who need support on a wide range of issues are being encouraged to turn to the Ockment Centre and attend its weekly support ‘hub’ session.
POLICE have developed a new operation designed to protect the elderly and vulnerable from fraud, following a recent rise in the number of frauds against the elderly in the North and West of Devon.
RESIDENTS of Okehampton are being urged to think before they throw their rubbish on the ground after two townsfolk expressed their dismay at increasing levels of litter.
RETAILERS in Red Lion Yard were visited by Mel Stride MP at the launch of a series of sales to attract business.
ACCLAIMED author and historian Dr Ian Mortimer will be the guest speaker at Okehampton U3A’s January get together.
A WEST Devon-based equine charity, which has found itself in a ‘dreadful period’, last week launched an urgent appeal for funding to help the charity survive.
OWNERS of empty homes throughout West Devon are being urged to bring their properties back to life.
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