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Contemporary painter Kath Hadden to help Devon CPRE find ‘Best Young Landscape Artist’ 2021

Exeter-based landscape artist Kath Hadden will be giving Devon CPRE the benefit of her expertise this autumn to help find the county’s most talented young landscape artists.   Devon CPRE, the local branch of the countryside charity, recently launched a new competition to find Devon’s Best Young Landscape Artist 2021   Budding young artists up…

Covid 19 – Have you got questions?

Dr Emily Grossman is a scientist, science author, TV broadcaster and climate activist who recently moved to Totnes from London. She is concerned about a lot of misinformation going around which is tragically costing lives. The recent “Newsletters” or “Truthpaper” that have been pushed through Totnes front doors of late are pushing an agenda of…

Is South Hams District Council meeting its planning responsibilities democratically?

With four substantial planning applications located in the centre of rural Dartington currently under consideration by the District Council, the complexities and challenges of community consultations being held over the Christmas holidays and ever changing COVID restrictions are compounding a truly challenging situation for the parish. It raises the question of whether the planning system…

Local Activist and Councillor David Mathews hopeful of MIU reopening…

28th December 2020 …but vows to keep up pressure on efforts to fight healthcare centralisation in local authorities. The strained situation surrounding the reopening of the Minor Injuries Unit in  Totnes community hospital seems to be coming towards a potentially  promising resolution. Local Councillor and activist David Mathews, who is leading the attempts to reopen…