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From Thursday, 25/Sep/2014 onwards
DARTMOOR National Park Authority is asking for views on a new code of conduct for cycling within the National Park.
THE teachers and children of Year 3 at Okehampton Primary School enjoyed stepping back in time recently — as far back as the Stone Age.
A HATHERLEIGH resident is among those taking on a really ‘tough’ challenge to show appreciation for the treatment of his granddaughter at Southampton’s paediatric intensive care unit.
THE North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team based in Okehampton is looking for volunteers, to help with both rescues and administrative duties.
OKEHAMPTON Library is launching a Duplo storytime session on the first Thursday of every month for children under five and their parents and carers.
THE Baring-Gould Folk Weekend makes its return tomorrow (Friday) packed with music and entertainment and a programme of activities especially for families and children.
ROYAL Naval personnel working with Royal Marines colleagues last week took to the wilds of Dartmoor to learn what it means to be a Commando.
THE pony situation on Dartmoor is in crisis, the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust (DHPT) this week claimed.
WITH the cancellation of an event designed to promote Okehampton’s eateries and shops, a community group has stepped in to ensure Okehampton celebrates Hallowe’en in style.
THERE has been an encouraging response from Okehampton residents regarding a public meeting about cancer services in the town.
THE Museum of Dartmoor Life will be a spooky place to be throughout half-term to celebrate Halloween.
OKEHAMPTON Town and Country Ladies’ Group has been hard at work fundraising for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust.
MEMBERS of the public are being invited to an open afternoon at Okehampton Town Hall.
TRAGEDY struck at a football match in Bow on Saturday as a young player collapsed and later died at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
THE MP for Central Devon has welcomed figures that state crime in England and Wales has dropped by 20% since 2010.
THE Okehampton branch of the Royal British Legion and the legion’s social club will hold their 2014 annual meetings on Friday, November 21 in the Legion Social Club on Station Road, Okehampton, starting at 8pm.
THE next Okehampton mayoral breakfast takes place on Wednesday, October 29.
BELSTONE Village Hall is to host an old-fashioned race night on Saturday, October 25.
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