The Totnes Pulse

Totnes Duo, Harbottle & Jonas chosen for Worldwide virtual festival

Global Music Match unites 14 Music Export Programs for a world first! Harbottle & Jonas are one of 96 artists from 14 countries are taking part in what could be the largest online match-making of musicians ever undertaken. Created in a world first collaboration between founding partners Sounds Australia, ShowcaseScotland Expo and Canada’s East Coast…

‘A Better World is Possible’

 1st June 2020 On Thursday 25th June, over 60 people walked up Totnes High Street and each solemnly placed a pair of children’s shoes in the Civic Square. The action, ‘COVID today > Climate Change tomorrow > UK Government Act Now’ was co-ordinated by Totnes and District Extinction Rebellion. In sweltering temperatures, demonstrators marched in…

Is South Devon democracy under threat?

 24th April 2020 Local councillors are furious with new measures with claims that democracy is being undermined and usual rights that we take for granted are being removed under the cover of the current corona crisis. An extraordinary vote at the ‘full council meeting’ of South Hams District Council yesterday afternoon (the 23rd April), has…

Corona Virus Advice & Information

16th March 2020 This page will be for providing guidance and local information for Totnes and locality and will be updated with any new information as available. The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of a new continuous cough and/or high temperature. If you have these symptoms, however mild, stay at home…

Campaigners step up pressure on Dartington Hall Trust

14th January 2020 Campaigners from the “Save Dartington” and “Don’t Bury Dartington Under Concrete” have increased pressure on Trustees of the internationally-renowned but beleaguered Dartington Hall Trust this week.Campaigners are seeking to prevent the Trust from selling off 8.7 hectares of land for housing because of the serious impacts that the air pollution and congestion…