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Seal Central

Seal Central

Around half of the world’s Atlantic grey seals live in UK waters and the coastline of the South West of England is one of the…
The Book of the Axe

The Book of the Axe

George Pulman, born in Axminster 200 years ago this year, can justly claim to be Devon’s finest local journalist and editor.  The newspaper he founded…
Life on the vine

Life on the vine

It’s been snowing, and I am hoping for some picturesque shots of snowy vines, but by the time I arrive at Pebblebed for a stroll…
Me, Him and Dementia

Me, Him and Dementia

You know that feeling, when something horrible happens to  a friend, and you think "Thank goodness it wasn't me!" - and then suddenly, it is?…
Trusham Church of St Michael

Trusham Church of St Michael

Generations mist around the little church crowning this hill-folded, combe-steeped parish of Trusham. Centuries upon centuries of ancestors have climbed the steep lanes to wed,…
Nightstop Devon

Nightstop Devon

Youth homelessness is on the increase with more young people sofa surfing in order to avoid having to sleep rough Julian House offers a service…
Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

The tumbling temperatures of winter present a stiff challenge to Devon’s wildlife.  Some species opt out, choosing migration in search of warmth and food. But…
Tom King – WWII veteran

Tom King – WWII veteran

At 94 years old, Tom King, MBE and recent recipient of the French Legion d’Honneur, lived through World War 2 serving with the Royal Air…
An exciting month for GalleryFAB

An exciting month for GalleryFAB

From October 16th-30th, Devon-based oil painter Simon Fowler will be displaying his paintings with GalleryFAB.  Originally from Bristol, Simon recently moved to Devon with his…
Sidmouth Hospiscare

Sidmouth Hospiscare

The demand for services like Hospiscare is expected to increase significantly over the coming years. For almost 35 years, Sidmouth Hospiscare has been offering care…
Moving stories

Moving stories

I’m writing this on a bleak mid-winter’s day - all grey skies and biting winds. As consolation I find my mind turning to warmer thoughts…
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