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Although we’ll never be able to see Devon in the glory that our ancestors were lucky enough to enjoy, short clips like these 15 still give us a small insight into our county as it used to be

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Former North Devon MP Jeremy Thorpe is mainly remembered today because of the Norman Scott scandal which destroyed his political career. But author of a new book on Thorpe, PHILIP DALLING, says that no matter how much dirt has been thrown at the flamboyant politician, he still has a legion of admirers in his old parliamentary constituency

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These figures from British history played a massive role in creating the cultural landscape of not only Devon, but of our country as a whole. To fully immerse yourself in their lives, we’ve also listed where in Devon you can experience these 13 legends’ legacies

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This year Plymouth begins the build-up to the anniversary in 2020 of the sailing of the Pilgrims for America. SU CARROLL talks to Charles Hackett of Mayflower 400 about this ambitious project

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Devon’s Ghosts of Christmases Past

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

From murder trials to feeding the poor, and from petitions calling to ban festivities to complaints of bad singing; LAURA DALE explores past Devon Christmases

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Green Tree Court, a luxury 68-bed residential care home in Pinhoe, Exeter has won the ‘Care Home of the Year’ category at the 20th National Care Awards 2018

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Devon Life received this heartfelt letter from Mr Michael Thompson, of Torbay, which is felt particularly poignant to share with our website audience at this time of year

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41 great Christmas gift ideas from Devon

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Bursting with festive inspiration, KATE WILLIAMS seeks out the best presents for a perfect Devon Christmas

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Devon has had more than its fair share of high achievers over the years but how well do you know our county’s singers, authors, sportspeople, explorers and TV personalities? This is an edited version of a quiz compiled by MARGARET BRECKNELL in the December 2018 issue of Devon Life

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PHILIP DALLING recalls two Exmoor legends who shared a deep love of the moor and its natural resources, and gained national fame through the media

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In the month when we mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, STEVE ROBERTS highlights the terrible cost in human lives it inflicted on the county of Devon

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Striving to be the best in the world, homegrown Devon professional squash player Lyell Fuller is seeking sponsorship to help reach his goal. KATE WILLAMS finds out more

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Tavistock Rugby Club in Devon is celebrating after being awarded a grant of £2,500 to fund private showers for referees at their Sandy Park ground, as part of rural energy provider Calor’s annual funding scheme

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Devon’s Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, also known as The Black Farmer, tells KATE WILLIAMS about his new book, Jeopardy, encouraging the embracing of risk to enrich life

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As five members of Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton celebrate 125 years of collective volunteering, we look back on their time with the organisation

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CAROLYN SEAGER reveals how long after her mother’s death she discovered her amazing career in the service of her country

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An author known for her novels depicting life on the Channel Islands is nonetheless happiest writing from home here in Devon

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Fig Tree Court is a development of 14 apartments in Tiverton for retired and semi- retired over-55s with gorgeous views over the Grand Western Canal

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Alex Green goes behind the scenes on the Dartington Hall Estate to find a community of artists, makers, farmers, and social entrepreneurs living out the legacy of its founders

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Many people know of award-winning Roly’s Fudge, but do they know how much hard work and business insight goes into making it?

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