Ross Tibbles

The Story of Old Madam Members Public

On 10th April, 1795, a farmhand, busy at work in the fields of Lewtrenchard Manor, was disturbed by a loud crash from the direction of the house. Concerned, he left his work and ran to the house to investigate. On his way, he noticed his mistress, Madam Gould, standing under

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Would you foster a Dartmoor foal? Members Public

Forget puppy walkers, the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust is asking for people to step forward and walk foals. The charity is pulling together a scheme to provide temporary homes for young stock bred on the moors until they are ready to be used for other purposes. The foals belong to

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Ross Tibbles
Local Life

Greenway Project Feasibility Study now complete Members Public

The Greenway Project Steering Group was formed in 2020. It has, as a core vision, a study of the feasibility of a safe, traffic free, multi-use trail between the towns of Chagford and Moretonhampstead. This study was carried out due to the fact that the existing National Cycle Network Route

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Ross Tibbles
Local Life

New detectives join Devon and Cornwall Police Members Public

Having completed their initial academy training, 13 new trainee Detective Constables joined Devon and Cornwall Police on Monday, 27th June, via Police Now’s National Detective Programme. Their training began in March, when 170 new officers were attested at Police Now’s detective academy. The 14-week academy participants, are equipped

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Ross Tibbles
Local Life

Managing your macros - Am I making the right food choices? Members Public

CARBOHYDRATES As part of the ‘managing your macros’ series discussed over the last few months, this month I’ll be taking a look at carbohydrates (carbs) which seem to be the current macronutrient in the firing line! Fashionable diets such as the ketogenic diet or caveman/paleo have aided this

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Ross Tibbles
Local Life

A Creepy Sleep-Out Members Public

How would you feel about sleeping in a church tower overnight? Would you be petrified of bats, mice, or ghouls in the graveyard? On the night of 16th / 17th July, Isabella Whitworth, a bellringer from Hatherleigh, will be camping in the church tower to raise funds for the bells’ restoration

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Ross Tibbles
Local Life

Which local project has most enhanced our communities? Members Public

Residents across the South West can now vote on which civil engineering project has had the most positive impact on their lives. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West has shortlisted 10 iconic pieces of work in their People’s Choice Awards, covering a diverse range of civil engineering

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Ross Tibbles
Local Life

Celebration marks first completed homes at Ashburton Members Public

A celebration event has taken place to mark the first major development of new affordable homes in Ashburton for 22 years. Social housing provider LiveWest teamed up with Dartmoor National Park Authority, Teignbridge District Council, and local developers Coyde Construction, to develop a scheme for 39 affordable homes in the

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Ross Tibbles
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