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Devon is jam-packed with fun things to do for all the family. Here’s Visit Devon’s round up of Easter Egg Trails, Eggstravaganzas and all things Easter Bunny related!

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Exeter Racecourse is well known for the quality of its meetings

Family day at Exeter Racecourse is more than just your average day out for youngsters at the races, as Lucy Johnson explains

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7 minutes ago

Devon is jam-packed with fun things to do for all the family. Here’s Visit Devon’s round up of Easter Egg Trails, Eggstravaganzas and all things Easter Bunny related!

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Exeter Racecourse is well known for the quality of its meetings

Family day at Exeter Racecourse is more than just your average day out for youngsters at the races, as Lucy Johnson explains

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Plymouth

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

It’s all aboard as Brittany Ferries invite you on a mini charity cruise on board Pont-Aven to Roscoff in aid of St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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Sam West, Timothy West and Prunella Scales
BBC RADIO SHAKESPEARE LAUNCH AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE, LONDON, BRITAIN - 1999

Old age is at the forefront of After Electra, a new play being put on in Plymouth. CATHY SAYERS meets Theatre Royal artistic director Simon Stokes and the play’s director Samuel West, son of actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales

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Walks

Friday, March 27, 2015

This Easter, Devon is crammed with entertaining activities and egg hunts for the whole family. Find yourself spoilt for choice with some of the county’s best tourist attractions hosting fun filled days, making Devon the perfect Easter break destination.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Stepping out for New Year, Simone Stanbrook- Byrne guides us through a walk which features huge, thirst- quenching views and wide open spaces

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Celebrity Interviews

Thursday, February 26, 2015

We all know that Devon is the best county ever – but did you know that all of these models, Brit award winners, actors and Olympians hail from the South West?

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Angela Rippon: a determined Devon maid who became one of our most loved, trusted and respected broadcasters

Her story started in Devon and has seen her report the news from around the globe, but Angela Rippon is still proud to hail from these parts, as she tells ALEXIS BOWATER

Photography by Matt Austin

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Arts

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Exeter-based Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are arranging a sale of major works by the late artist Robert Lenkiewicz. We take a look at what’s going under the hammer

Words by Emma Parfitt

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Preluda to D-Day

Annette Shaw reviews Prelude to D-Day, Devon’s Role in the Storming of Hitler’s Europe by Dr. Gerald Wasley

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Gardens

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Our Gardening Writer GILL HEAVENS meets the men who have made tree preservation and conservation a way of life – and a successful business

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Monday, February 16, 2015
Whitebeam, photo: Matt Parkins

MATT PARKINS takes a look at a unique Devon habitat

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Showcase

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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Discover the benefits of using biomass heating systems in your home.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
You can tailor the heat of your sauna to your preference

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GC Spas and Sauna, part of a family firm who have been selling saunas in Barnstaple, North Devon for over 30 years, looks at the benefits of sauna bathing.

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Devon Life Home Cook of the Year

Monday, November 17, 2014

Devon’s great food and drink businesses were recognised at the 2014 Devon Life Food and Drink Awards at Sandy Park, Exeter

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Our winner, Kevin Lan. Photo: Matt Austin

Kevin Lan wins the Devon Life Home Cook of the Year contest sponsored by Bradburys Kitchens and supported by Waitrose

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Restaurant Reviews

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

North Devon chef Thomas Carr is looking forward to showcasing his new restaurant during the first Exmoor Food Fest

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Monday, August 18, 2014
Gidleigh Park regained its title as the UK's top restaurant in the 2014 Sunday Times listing

With an accolade count of Olympian proportions and a reputation which goes far beyond Devon’s borders, Gidleigh Park is top of the crop when it comes to the promise of dining out delights. ANDY COOPER therefore headed there for dinner in the hope of a stellar experience…

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Recipes

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Blackberry and sweet potato cheesecake

Devon’s hedgerows are already full of beautiful blackberries, so why not try this recipe from Felice Tocchini?

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Exeter

Friday, March 27, 2015

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter shared his thoughts on managing a team at an event to launch the new Business and Professional Life magazine

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Lenkiewicz Work

Exeter-based Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are arranging a sale of major works by the late artist Robert Lenkiewicz. We take a look at what’s going under the hammer

Words by Emma Parfitt

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Interiors

Monday, February 16, 2015

In these days of neutrals and soft whites it’s easy to stay out of the colour zone in your kitchen and head for solid wood - perhaps softly painted in pastel-tinted washes if you are feeling really brave – but colour can work wonders in a kitchen and Interiors Editor CAROL BURNS shows you how

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Sunday, December 7, 2014
Secret Santa gifts

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality of gifts this Christmas.

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Christmas

Education

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NAOMI TOLLEY reports on education in Devon

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Friday, November 7, 2014
St Peter's student Harry King at work experience with Archant.

This week Exeter was infiltrated by a swarm of Year 11 teenagers who had received work experience placements with businesses across the city.

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Discover

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Brend Hotels

Discover the magic of Brend Hotels - sumptuous traditional elegance, wonderful cuisine and outstanding service. Imagine the sheer luxury of staying at one of our exclusive hotels...

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Haytor is one of the best spots to see the colours of heather and western gorse

Dartmoor is special not just for its internationally important wildlife and habitats, it is also renowned for its human heritage. Here we look at the top ten things that make Dartmoor special and should be on everyone’s ‘must see’ list

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Food at The Royal Castle Hotel

Located at the very heart of Dartmouth overlooking the inner harbour, The Grill Room at The Royal Castle hotel has an enviable first floor position with views over the majestic River Dart...

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