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Yesterday, 13:44
A black headed gull

Naturalist Tom Rhys Williams suggests five signs of spring to watch out for in Devon this month

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Mon, 11:59
North Devon youth comment small

In association with education charity Into Film, St Anne’s Film Club in Barnstaple is inviting young people between the ages of 11 and 14 to apply for a free film making course in Barnstaple

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Events

Yesterday, 14:57
Sharks at the National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth will be celebrating its recent new Shark arrivals this February half term with a whole week dedicated to them

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Tanner Brothers, Chris and James

Fundraising dining event will support Children’s Hospice South West

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Exeter

Yesterday, 13:44
A black headed gull

Naturalist Tom Rhys Williams suggests five signs of spring to watch out for in Devon this month

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Wed, 10:31
Former New Zealand rugby union player Sean Fitzpatrick will be guest of honour at the Exeter Sporting Club Dinner

The organiser of a premier sporting dinner taking place in Exeter this month has been forced to bring a late substitute onto the order of play for the evening…but what a substitute he is

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Plymouth

Yesterday, 14:57
Sharks at the National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth will be celebrating its recent new Shark arrivals this February half term with a whole week dedicated to them

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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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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

Monday, December 28, 2015
Claire Goose with her co-star in The Coroner Matt Bardock, who plays detective Davey Higgins

BBC daytime crime drama The Coroner has hit our screens after months filming in the most beautiful parts of Devon and it certainly left an impression with its star Claire Goose as Kate Haskell discovers

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Monday, November 9, 2015
Kevin Carr: 'I never reach my limit, I just keep going; I like to see how far you can go'

Back from the amazing feat of running round the world in record time, Kevin Carr is contemplating his next big challenge, as he explains his motivation to Alexis Bowater

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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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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Devon Life Logo 2015

The waiting is over – today we reveal the finalists of the 2015 Devon Life Food and Drink Awards.

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Restaurants

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
The Coach House by Michael Caines, Barnstaple

Award-winning restaurant The Coach House by Michael Caines has fast become the North Devon foodie destination of choice, offering seasonal menus with a focus on fresh, local produce.

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Monday, November 9, 2015
Everything you need to create your perfect coacktail

Catherine Bird tries out a new make-your-own cocktail experience at Artigianos in Exeter

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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, November 12, 2015

With her signature free-motion stitching, designer Karen Walshe captures the essence of the elegant wading birds and tranquil scenery of the River Exe. We posed 10 questions to find out more about her coastal-inspired textiles and a deep seated love for the South West

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Monday, October 5, 2015
Albemarle Villa in Plymouth

They are homes which command some of the best views over Plymouth – and one of them is a treasure trove on the inside as well, as Chrissy Harris discovers

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Education

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Teachers have made regular visits to Bekumsa Biya school in Ethiopia

Pupils at a Devon school are getting involved in projects overseas, as Manya McMahon explains

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Monday, October 5, 2015
Headmaster Jonathan Standen with students at Plymouth College

Jonathan Standen, headmaster of Plymouth College, looks at reforms to the A level system which come into effect this month

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Gardens

Mon, 12:18
Galanthus 'Brenda Troyle' at Little Cumbre, Exeter

Don’t miss the last chance to see the wonderful snowdrop collection at Little Cumbre in Exeter, recommends Catherine Courtenay

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Monday, December 28, 2015
Summerhouse in the Herb Garden at RHS Garden Rosemoor, Devon.

Intoxicating scents and vibrant colours bring the winter garden at RHS Rosemoor to life, writes Catherine Courtenay

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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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