South Devon

Teignbridge triple as three parks celebrate Green Flag success

Three parks in Teignbridge – The Den, Teignmouth, Decoy Country Park, and Courtenay Park, Newton Abbot – have picked up the Green Flag award

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South Devon

Lions Club of Paignton help zoo vet

The Lions Club of Paignton has donated a vital piece of equipment to the vet team at Paignton Zoo.

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Newton Abbot

Calling all property developers! Prime site in Newton Abbot on offer

East Street Sale

Teignbridge District Council is seeking a purchaser for a piece of prime development land in the centre of Newton Abbot in the hopes of providing new homes. (image: Teignbridge District Council.)

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News

RNLI Lifeguard cover returns to South Devon beaches

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.

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Kingsbridge

Free Rockpool Ramble at Bigbury-on-Sea

People are being invited to a free rockpool ramble at Bigbury-on-Sea to mark the end of a five year project with local café operator, The Venus Company.

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Devon

Devon conversationists' work highlighted as species are threatened in African forest

A new report highlights the vital importance of work being carried out by Devon conservationists in a Tanzanian forest, as it warns that human activities including widespread hunting for bush meat have brought wildlife in the poorly-protected Uzungwa Scarp rain forest in Tanzania to the brink of extinction

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South Devon

Living Coasts seal brushes up spa sessions

Living Coasts seal scrub

Living Coasts’ South American fur seal Tunanta loves a good exfoliating scrub with a stiff brush followed by a dip in the open-air saltwater pool and maybe a seaweed wrap to finish.

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South Devon

Keepers at Paignton Zoo are hand-rearing two tiny African chicks

Paignton Zoo - Lesley O’Connor hand feeds chat chick

Keepers at Paignton Zoo are hand-rearing two tiny African snowy-crowned robin-chat chicks with tweezers to feed them every hour from 8am to 9pm

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Devon

Conservationist learns language to help work protecting critically endangered species

Jez Bird

The latest recruit to Devon’s Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust Jez Bird is learning Bahasa Indonesia to help his work protecting the endangered Sulawesi crested black macaque – known locally as the yaki

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South Devon

Mud, glorious mud. Black rhino cools down at Paignton Zoo

rhino in the mud at Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo’s newest arrival, rare black rhino Manyara, enjoyed a wallow in the red Devon mud, going from a black rhino to a red rhino in the process

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