Devon’s folk and community arts development charity Wren Music is launching Feet First For Families to introduce children, young people and families across Devon to folk dance in all its forms
the Devon Week Blog
An Exeter University physicist is one of 38 UK scientists to be made a Royal Society University Research Fellow for 2009. Dr Sharon Jewell will use her fellowship as an opportunity to study human cells, which could help improve our understanding of major diseases like diabetes and cancer.
Devon Wildlife Trust is ooking for volunteers in the Blackdown Hills AONB to help with practical conservation work on three of its nature reserves.
In a move that gives hope to overweight men everywhere, the female seahorse at Torquay’s Living Coasts picks the male with the biggest belly!
Ambitious plans to regenerate a former domestic landfill site in Teignmouth could mean new multi-million pound employment and leisure opportunities for the area.
An independent inspector has ruled that Mid Devon District Council’s Planning Committee was right to refuse a retrospective application to retain a compound that is currently used for storage of portable buildings and to retain a landscaped earth bund which has been constructed around the buildings at Hartnoll Business Park, Tiverton.
Tree experts from across the country visited Paignton Zoo Environmental Park recently to catch up on the latest developments in arboriculture – including news of a revolutionary use for heat-seeking cameras.
Mid Devon District Council is launching a new quarterly newsletter (e-zine) on recycling that will contain information regarding recycling in the district; updates on any forthcoming changes to the collection service and will provide; and recycling tips and helpful advice
Torbay Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has proved that despite tight financial constraints it has been able to handle more enquiries than ever during the credit crunch and increased household incomes by over £1m for Torbay residents.