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THE sun was shining for pancake races in Okehampton’s Red Lion Yard on Saturday.
THE redevelopment of Hatherleigh Market was this week given the thumbs up, paving the way for construction of a major new housing scheme.
PIANIST and vocalist Peter Gill will visit Chagford later this month, to pay tribute to the wit and songwriting skills of Noel Coward.
A BOOK regaling village life in Northlew in the 1940s and 1950s has raised more than £1,000 for Exeter Leukaemia Fund.
THE Chagford Show annual dinner was held last month at Fingle Bridge Inn in Drewsteignton.
SHEBBEAR College sixth formers took part in a battle of the sexes recently — all as part of a lively debate.
MEMBERS at Torridge’s full council meeting have agreed on a 1.
SPREYTON School is to open its doors to the public next week for an open day.
WEST End star Chloe Hart will make an appearance at Sampford Courtenay Village Hall this month.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place outside the Fountain Inn, Okehampton, over the weekend.
OKEHAMPTON’S Tourist Information Centre is to be run by volunteers and continue to provide visitors with information about the area in its new home – the Museum of Dartmoor Life.
FILL those holes and plug those gaps in your village hall or community building — that is the advice from Western Power Distribution (WDP), which is offering communities in their network area a share of a £50,000 grants jackpot to help them achieve it.
WEST Devon head teachers this week added their backing to a renewed campaign to get fair funding for education in Devon.
FREE enhanced services for a range of conditions including skin health and pain management are among the changes that have taken place at Lloyds Pharmacy in Okehampton.
THE North Wyke farm research facility near Okehampton will be used for a new project which aims to dramatically reduce flooding on agricultural land.
RHS Rosemoor is to go chilli crazy in May, hosting its first-ever chilli festival.
I have a very optimistic view of younger people.
A WINE and wisdom evening to provide people in Tanzania access to clean water will take place in Bratton Clovelly later this month.
THE Chagford home of Sir Frank Whittle, the man credited with the invention of the jet engine, is up for sale.
FUN runners are being urged to stretch their muscles, dig out their running shoes and raise as much money as possible for the Okehampton and Moretonhampstead Sport Relief Miles.
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