The new University of Plymouth Marine Institute’s new high-tech research vessel, Falcon Spirit – after the Plymouthian explorer Robert Falcon Scott – named at a ceremony at Plymouth harbour.
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Stone Lane Gardens, which is nestled on the edge of Dartmoor, has beaten top names such as the Eden Project and Trebah Gardens to win the double accolades of being voted the BBC Gardeners’ World magazine readers’ favourite South West Garden, and the Most Romantic South West Garden, too.
Some of the archive material held at Exeter University’s Bill Douglas Centre for the history of film has been loaned to Tate Britain for the its summer show is Rude Britannia: British Comic Art.
A North Devon estate agent has described a gloried garden shed as a detached house, and is selling it for £6,500.
This evening shot of Fort Bovisand, one of 22 forts built in the Plymouth area to guard against attack from the French, was taken by Plymouth photographer Highton Ridley.