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Plymouth litter-picking group ready to team up with local schools thanks to GWR grant Members Public

A project to clean up communities across Plymouth and the South Hams has received a further boost from Great Western Railway. Last year the train operator gave £7,500 to help litter-picking group Clean Our Patch CIC, deliver safe, cleaning walking routes to and from Plymouth, Devonport, Keyham, Dockyard, St

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Mares in the limelight at Dartmoor breed show Members Public

Ridden Champions – Red Kite (Supreme) left, Newoak Cherry, right – PHOTOGRAPHS © MAMB PhotographyAt the 81st Dartmoor Pony Society Championship Show held on 8th August, at the Lady Willingdon Show Field, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, a 17-year-old mare, locally owned and bred on Dartmoor by Mr J and Mrs D Jordan, took the

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Run 4 Rosie is back – with a difference Members Public

© Sarah ClarkeRun 4 Rosie is back, but this year things will be a little bit different due to the global pandemic. Over the course of March 2021 Chagford Runners are inviting you to join in the Run8 Nomin8 Don8 challenge! Whether it is running 8 miles or km, 8 halves

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Are any of your local footpaths in danger of becoming lost? Members Public

Sector Dartmoor Park Ranger Ella Briens with a new fingerpost sign that was part of a signposting project around Lydia Bridge, South Brent, earlier this year. © DNPABy Mike Rego The county of Devon has over 3,500 miles of footpaths and trails, comprising 3,108 miles of footpaths managed directly

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Digitalk: Winter games – where are they Members Public

© CD Projekt RedLets face it. With all the restrictions from COVID-19 keeping us home a lot more than usual, we have all ended up getting a little tired of the gaming content we already have. Do you really want to do a 12th playthrough of Assassin’s Creed Origins? Do

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£500,000 for research to diagnose tuberculosis Members Public

Ground-breaking scientific research aimed at detecting tuberculosis in cattle (bTB) will take place after five projects were awarded a combined investment of £500,000. bTB is one of the most difficult and intractable animal health challenges that England faces today. More than 30,000 cattle are slaughtered each year due

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VJ Day bells in Chagford Members Public

Bell ringing at St Michael’s Church,Chagford ,to commemorate VJ Day.L-r Ruth, Gabe, Joe and Tower Captain Jon Bint.St Michael the Archangel Church in Chagford was set to celebrate VJ Day on 15th August, but obviously all such celebrations had to be cancelled. However, their Tower Captain

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Dartmoor call boxes – save our rural lines Members Public

In Issue 103 we published an article alerting the public to the fact that BT had placed notices of removal in 17 phone boxes around Dartmoor, nearly all of them in areas with little or no mobile phone signal. Although the time for the public to have their say has

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