In the latest of his series of features for Devon Life on Great Devonians, Ian L. Handford reveals it was an apothecary from Kingsbridge who discovered how the Chinese make its porcelain - and soon Britain would supply the world
Devon was in the spotlight in the run-up to Christmas as Teignmouth boy Luke Friend stormed into the final of one of the biggest talent shows ever. Kate Haskell met him for Devon Life as he returned to the West Country to perform a surprise gig for fans
You’ve watched Masterchef and thought … I could do that. Your family want you to enter the Great British Bake Off. And secretly, you’ve gone to bed at night dreaming of winning a big cookery competition.
The term ‘bespoke’ has become so over-used, it has lost its true meaning and significance. But at Barnes of Ashburton, they still use the word to describe a kitchen that has been sympathetically designed to work with the architecture of the house, not against it.
With the Great British Bake Off the BBC turned cake making into a national obsession and Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood into household names. Now the same formula is being applied to gardening in a new BBC show, The Big Allotment Challenge, which starts tonight on BBC2 at 8pm
Finding a great day out that is fun and engaging for the children, yet safe, clean and friendly on the pocket is exactly what you get when you visit the Miniature Pony Centre up on beautiful Dartmoor National Park.