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Every day is different. Simon Lee, Dartmoor’s Ranger Team Manager, talks to ANNE BRUNNER-ELLIS about his work as a guardian of the moor

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Buried treasure which remained hidden in a boggy Devon field for about 3,000 years is the subject of a £12,000 appeal to keep it in the county

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British explorer John Sutcliffe tells FLORENCE KNIGHT about backpacking through Devon as part of a 1,250-mile trek across Britain to celebrate his 70th birthday

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PHILIP DALLING reveals how a sport which grew out of the ashes of the Second World War is still thriving under a new guise here in Devon

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The Devon Air Ambulance now has over 100 community landing sites across the county, supporting the flying medics’ night time missions

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If you’re over 50 and looking for a new hobby or a way to connect with people on social media, YouTube may be the unexpected platform for you

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Jet skis, paddleboarders, kayakers and fishermen: the stunning waters around Torbay can get pretty crowded. Thankfully, a dedicated team of volunteers is on hand to keep everyone safe. CHRISSY HARRIS meets members of the National Coastwatch Institution

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Having been a member of team GB as a Finn sailor Budleigh Salterton’s Ben Cornish tells KATE WILLIAMS why his Olympic dreams have recently sunk, but he thanks Devon for his amazing career as he sets his sights on a world race for the future

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Bideford’s historic Pannier Market is fast becoming a cultural hub for local artists and craftspeople to showcase their talents, as CHRISSY HARRIS discovers

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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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