Dartmoor Zoo has won the Eden’s Top Wildlife Attraction 2011 – another piece of good news for the attraction which will be imortalise in film in We Bought a Zoo
Plymouth University’s Marine Institute has committed to financial support for Wembury Marine Centre for the next three years to help continue its popular range of educational and outreach work.
Torridge and West Devon MP Geoffrey Cox calls the fine of a farmer using his tractor to mow his the pitch of his local footbal club, ‘disproportionate and heavy handed action’
Dawlish beach fails water quality tests – people advised not to go into the water until further notice
Dawlish beach has failed ) failed a routine Environment Agency test to ensure mandatory standards of water quality for swimming, this is the first instance of a failure at this beach this season. Signage will be placed on the beach area advising members of the public not to go into the water until further notice
RNLI lifeguard has returned to Exmouth and Teignmouth South and will continue through the summer season. Weekend patrols will be provided by RNLI lifeguards at Dawlish Warren, until the peak season begins in July.
Ben Howard will play a number of free gigs for the volunteers who take part in the 2011 Beach Rescue Project tour. Sponsored by Barefoot Wine and Surfers Against Sewage, volunteers also get a chance to enjoy free wine and other goodies