Category: News

A Town Under Attack!

TOTNES – A TOWN UNDER ATTACKFIRST ATTACK – POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT AT CO-OP SITE I have been informed that Churchill Retirement Homes is in the process of purchasing the Co-op site with a view to demolishing the building and redeveloping it with 40 or so retirement apartments extending into the car park but leaving the small…

Life Lessons that Aren’t on the Curriculum

You’re 16-17, you’re just starting out at Sixth Form. It’s all good, bar the acne of course. But wouldn’t it be great if besides lessons studying for exams in your specific subjects, you could also spend some time interacting with other students THINKING about and discussing together some BIG life issues, which the standard curriculum…

Huge response for Proud2Be

  Last week heralded the 6th year of the Pride event with more than 100 revelers marching through the town. Proud2Be, organisers of the event, laid on a whole host of events in the town, including speeches from Mayor Judy Westacott MBE and Proud2Be founders Jae & Max Price and trans campaigners Fox and Owl.…

Declaring Independance

Totnes’ famous passport: The Grand Plan, a good idea? Human Rights lawyer, Jonathan Cooper’s light-hearted Totnes version of ‘Passport to Pimlico’ has captured the attention and imagination of people and media all around the planet, Quite literally. The passport was the brainchild of a late night discussion on the far-reaching effects of Brexit and, in…

Passport to Totnes

Jonathan Cooper has achieved worldwide fame… for both himself and Totnes in just a few days. And Totnes Pulse can never let an opportunity to stand in the reflected light of glory pass, so we just had to meet up with him, Molly the dog and Kevin Childs. Before we knew it we were pledging…

Welcome to the new Totnes Pulse

Welcome to your new community magazine. This is the start of an exciting project that aims to inform, entertain and maybe even ruffle a few feathers, dedicated to Totnes and surrounding villages. Mark El-Kadhi founded the site previously and Peter Shearn has now joined forces with him and together with your support we intend to…