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Wed, 16:48

British sculptor Sir Antony Gormley has spoken of his excitement at creating a new sculpture which will be erected on Lundy next month.

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Wed, 16:07
RHS GARDENS

RHS National Rhododendron Show is on Saturday 25 April – Sunday 26 April

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Events

Wed, 16:36

He’s the founder of Exeter’s upcoming Food Festival and Devon’s best-known chef. Susan Clark asks how

Mr Michael Caines made it to the top of his game

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Wed, 16:07
RHS GARDENS

RHS National Rhododendron Show is on Saturday 25 April – Sunday 26 April

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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

Mon, 15:16

He’s the comic known for readily taking up the suggestions of others but perhaps the best idea he followed up on was his own…to move to Devon. Tony Hawks tells Alexis Bowater why life is sweet way down west

Photography by Matt Austin

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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is from Devon (Photo by Fred Duval/Getty Images).

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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Arts

Tue, 16:14

Old books are re-imagined into artworks retelling the stories of the people and places that make up Devon’s cultural past and present. Artist Derek Finch explains why to Carol Burns.

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Mon, 15:22

Natalie Millar-Partridge meets an artist who gets inspiration – and raw materials – at the water’s edge

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Gardens

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

As the first shoots of spring start to appear, our Gardening Writer GILL HEAVENS welcomes a consistently beautiful - and reliable - arrival in our gardens

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Matt Yung at the top of a pollarded sycamore

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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Showcase

Thu, 17:39

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

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
An Equal T boiler near completion with computer control system fitted

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

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Devon Life Home Cook of the Year

Mon, 11:47

We have teamed up with Bradburys Kitchens to find our next winner

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Monday, November 17, 2014
Devon Food Hero Stella West-Harling with James Dart from sponsors Darts Farm

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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Restaurant Reviews

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

After a chance meeting at a festival, the former Head Chef at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Project in London has been helping teenagers at Sands School in Ashburton to create a fundraising ‘pop up’ restaurant.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Photo by Charmain Lovett

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

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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

Wed, 16:36

He’s the founder of Exeter’s upcoming Food Festival and Devon’s best-known chef. Susan Clark asks how

Mr Michael Caines made it to the top of his game

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Wed, 13:30
Wear Park Spa, Exeter

A trip to the golf club has ANDY COOPER checking the position of his hands for a different reason on this occasion

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Interiors

Friday, April 10, 2015

Great British Life is offering a beautiful double bedding set worth £165 to a lucky reader.

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Monday, February 16, 2015
A stunning style statement: this futuristic Onda kitchen features cayenne soft lacquer doors combined with wood panels and work surfaces.

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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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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