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LANDLORD of the Red Lion Inn at Exbourne Nick Hamlyn celebrates winning the North Devon ‘Pub of the Year’ award with CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) branch chairman Morris Elsworth.
PLANS for a new 12-acre business park in Okehampton have been revealed by Devon County Council.
GRANT schemes for community groups and businesses in West Devon have been revamped so it is now easier to apply.
VISITORS to Dartmoor have been urged to keep their dogs on leads as the lambing and bird nesting season gets under way.
MORE than 20 owners and staff from food businesses across West Devon, including restaurants, shops, pubs, and takeaways took part in a half-day training seminar aimed at helping them get top marks in food hygiene.
DARTMOOR National Park officials have this week said ‘stupid’ speeds of almost 150mph are being recorded on Dartmoor’s roads — despite the 40mph limit.
SOME of the most beautiful gardens in Devon and Cornwall will be opening their gates to the public in support of St Luke’s Hospice, Plymouth.
A DRIVE to get more local people volunteering in West Devon is planned with events in Tavistock and Okehampton this month.
STAFF at Cotehele are inviting people to visit the house over the Easter weekend for a Cadbury Easter trail.
A SOIL scientist was presented with an award for ‘indefatigable survey of Dartmoor soils’ by the Dartmoor Society at its recent annual meeting.
FIREFIGHTERS, farmers and landowners battled around two kilometres of gorse fire last Friday at Holming Beam, Princetown.
POLICE are appealing for information following an attack on lambs near North Tawton recently.
OKEHAMPTON’S mayor is to climb aboard an exercise bike for six hours this Saturday to support his two mayoral charities.
DARTMOOR National Park Authority has approved a masterplan for a mixed use development with around 100 new houses in Chagford.
THE mayor of Okehampton has pleaded with Devon County Council to keep the town’s youth centre Room 13 open, amid concerns over its future.
THIRTY-five Devon Scouts including Beth Frangleton from?South Zeal are due to take part in a two-week expedition to Iceland — the land of Ice and Fire in July.
THE team at the Red Lion in Exbourne have proved they pour a good pint, as the pub has been named the North Devon CAMRA Pub of the Year.
THE garden of a church in South Zeal is to reopen next month after a restoration project.
MORETONHAMPSTEAD Community Hospital is to be adapted into a ‘community health hub’ — meaning the hospital’s nine inpatient beds are to close permanently.
A MAN from Sticklepath is taking on the challenge of a lifetime, cycling from Exeter to Paris in aid of Hospiscare.
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