Ross Bryant

Guy Singh-Watson: “Some farmers were sceptical but I really didn’t care” Members Public

Guy Singh-Watson is the founder of Riverford Organic. A straight-talking eco-warrior who’s reinvented the vegetable box, with bags of entrepreneurial spirit. A successful businessman who has stayed true to his roots. Today, Buckfastleigh-based Riverford Organic has over 650 employees, packing and shipping around 50,000 boxes of Devon veggies

Ross Bryant
Ross Bryant
Politics

National Parks could be set for radical reform Members Public

A government advisor has suggested that UK national parks should adopt US-style rangers in order to thrive. Nature writer Julian Glover has been placed as head of the review of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The review was enacted by former environment secretary Michael Gove.  Julian Glover

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Ross Bryant
Local Life

Drone technology being used to tackle sheep rustling Members Public

Drone technology is being employed by police during night patrols following the slaughter of sheep on farms. This new move has been seen as the latest move to tackle UK’s worst rural crime wave in seven years. The killing of 80 animals occurred on farms in Northamptonshire. They were

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Ross Bryant
Local Life

Increase in rural drug crime Members Public

Exclusive by Ross Bryant and Ben Fox Drug related crime is increasing in rural towns, whilst significantly falling in cities and larger towns in the South West, according to new figures. The new data shows a national trend, with increasing drug related crime in rural towns and villages, with the

Ross Bryant
Ross Bryant
Local Life

Royal Clarence Hotel up for sale ‘with sadness’ Members Public

The owners of the Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter, which was destroyed by fire in 2016 have announced that the site is up for sale. The developers have concluded that they could not viably restore the hotel to its former glory. The Andrew Brownsword Hotels group, who also own Gidleigh Park

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Ross Bryant
Local Life

Devon’s last stand in the fight for ‘local’ radio Members Public

Your local radio station may not be all it seems. There is a good chance that the regional version of the radio station you listen to, may have quietly packed their bags and moved hundreds of miles away. Almost all local commercial radio stations are now being produced a considerable

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Ross Bryant
Business

Plans for Ashburton Premier Inn shown to the public Members Public

Artist’s impressions Only – for illustrative purposes onlyPlans for an 80 bedroom Premier Inn hotel to be built in Ashburton have been unveiled to the public. The plans include a full restaurant and a car park to be built on the Dolbeare Meadow Business Park, adjacent to the A38. Planners

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Ross Bryant
Local Life

Chagstock – The people’s favourites return Members Public

‘An annual party that evolved into a festival’ – it’s the kind of thing you hear after a teenager’s house party gets advertised on social media and a riot ensues, which incidentally, isn’t that far from the truth. To say that the weather forecast was looking unfortunate is

Ross Bryant
Ross Bryant
Arts & Entertainment