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Places

Friday, April 29, 2016
The Millbrook Estate

They’re the North Devon success story which keeps scooping up travel industry awards. Our writer Daniel James visited Millbrook Cottages to see what is so special about the place

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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Combpyne, Axminster, after the restoration work was completed

Every month Devon Life readers tell us just what makes their home in the county so very special

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Events

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
L-R: Amy Pye, Sales and Events Executive from Woodbury Park, Lucy Flanagan, the founder and creator of Mumazing Success, Olivia Forsey, Marketing Manager of Devon Life, and Chris Down, Managing Director of Crealy Great Adventure Park, gather to launch the Mumazing Awards

If you are an amazing Devon mum – or you know one who should be recognised – then new awards launching this month are just right for you

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
She loves Devon and is a great choice as the celebrity to open Salcomb's first Crabfest

National treasure and ‘Queen of Cakes’ Mary Berry is back this year to open Salcombe’s first ever crab festival on 1 May.

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Exeter

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Wrapped in Love earrings

To celebrate the opening of the new Goldsmiths store in Princesshay Exeter we are offering one lucky Devon Life reader the chance to win an elegant Wrapped in Love pendant and earrings set worth £1,000. The new luxury jewellery store will be opening its doors on Friday 13 May offering customers first class service and the finest selection of jewellery and watches with brands including Breitling, TAG Heuer, Oris and Movado.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Toby Buckland has big ideas for small spaces

Whether you have a windowbox, a bare square of earth, or a patch of scrub that needs breaking up, you can grow a beautiful small garden. Let your creativity take root at Toby Buckland’s Garden Festival

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Plymouth

Monday, April 4, 2016
Johnny Mercer MP: 'People think that politics, particularly in Plymouth, is a show game about soundbites and social media - that is absolute rubbish'

He’s moved from military fatigues to Westminster with what appears a seamless ease. But MP Johnny Mercer is still battling every day, as he tells Alexis Bowater

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
National Marine Aquarium to host Mad About Science event starting on Friday 18 March (1)

The National Marine Aquarium is preparing for an evening of family fun with the first of its Aquarium Nights event of the year, Mad About Science starting on Friday 18th March

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Walks

Monday, November 9, 2015
View from Great Combe Tor to Peter Tavy and Brent Tor beyond

This month Simone Stanbrook-Byrne steps out on a walk with a melancholic beginning and a mysterious undertone

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Millers Crossing taken by Tony Howell

Exeter is continuously on the rise, whether it is a new Ikea, the development of the Science Park or the approaching Rugby World Cup, the city is fast becoming the buzzing business capital of the South West. However, surrounding the city centre there is a circle of serene green left to enjoy; Sam Hill has a look at the city’s best kept secret, The Exeter Green Circle.

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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
She loves Devon and is a great choice as the celebrity to open Salcomb's first Crabfest

National treasure and ‘Queen of Cakes’ Mary Berry is back this year to open Salcombe’s first ever crab festival on 1 May.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Jethro: 'When you first have success, make some money you want to buy a big house and tell people how successful you are. But you get through that'

He’s the Cornishman through and through… who lives in Devon. Jethro allows us into his home this side of the border to reveal the craft of comedy and some lesser known facts

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Arts

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Enjoying a coffee and cake at one of Lizzy's sewing workshops

Creative crafts, fabulous fabrics and delicious cakes are all on offer at Plymouth’s new haberdashery

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
The original image: Magical Mystery Tour and Beatles.  (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images)

New #beatlebums copper casts revealed on Plymouth Hoe to celebrate iconic 1967 photo of the band.

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Restaurants

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Rams Head Inn at Dolton

The Ram’s Head Inn at Dolton has been transformed by its inventive new owners

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Monday, April 11, 2016
Marco’s New York Italian restaurant in Exeter

Devon Life editor Andy Cooper makes an overdue visit for lunch at a spot he should be more familiar with

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Recipes

Friday, November 6, 2015
Game pie served with fresh vegetables

Try this fast food version of game pie which can be made in double quick time if you buy ready prepared short crust pastry

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Interiors

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Combpyne, Axminster, after the restoration work was completed

Every month Devon Life readers tell us just what makes their home in the county so very special

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Orestone Manor

Great service, a splendid garden and spectacular views; this charming country house hotel in Maidencombe, Devon, will have you booking your return before you’ve even left

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Education

Friday, March 11, 2016
Life at Education | These teachers will change your opinion about private school

British public schools reveal 6 things every parent should know before choosing an independent school for your child

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Children during a session with Positive World

A wellbeing teacher is helping primary school children across Devon with the stresses and strains of modern day life

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Gardens

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Toby Buckland has big ideas for small spaces

Whether you have a windowbox, a bare square of earth, or a patch of scrub that needs breaking up, you can grow a beautiful small garden. Let your creativity take root at Toby Buckland’s Garden Festival

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
10 simple ideas for a beautiful garden this spring (Trudy Wilkerson/Shutterstock)

From the best flowers to plant in spring to inspiring cottage garden style – we reveal 10 things to do this month in the garden to ensure an awesome outside space

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Morris and Bott showroom

Adam Bott Director of North Devon’s newest estate agent, Morris and Bott sets out what you should look for when choosing your agent.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015
North Devon Orthodontic Clinic

Paul Oades, Principal Orthodontist at the North Devon Orthodontic Centre gives his thoughts on wearing braces as an adult

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The Lamb Inn Food

Prestigious eating out guidebook Alastair Sawdays have named The Lamb Inn at Sandford (nr Crediton) the runner-up at it’s 20th anniversary awards for Best Pub in Britain; this is quite an accolade as there were over 5,000 entrants...

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Rising Sun

Nestled in the heart of the Devon countryside and within easy access to the stunning and infamous Dartmoor National Park; The Rising Sun Pub is the perfect stop for all the family and the most discerning diner. The Pub also boasts four bed and breakfast rooms with a cooked breakfast to die for!..

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