Totnes, England Newswire

Totnes, England Newswire

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  1. Labour guilty of 'incompetence' in Devon by-election rowRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Campaigners say they are "at a complete loss" to explain why three independent candidates ran in this week's South Hams by-elections and were all defeated. Labour MP for Exeter Ben Bradshaw said it was "beyond belief" that Labour could not defend its only seat on South Hams District Council, suggesting the Totnes Constituency Labour Party had been "taken over by Corbynites".

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  2. South Devon's Harry Potter fans gear up for midnight release of latest bookRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | This Is South Devon

    SOUTH Devon's Harry Potter lovers will be cast under the spell of the eight book once it hits the shelves this weekend. Midnight launches will take place at bookshops in Totnes and Newton Abbot in celebration of JK Rowling's latest book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I and II.

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    20 hrs ago | This Is South Devon

    THE Labour party has launched an inquiry after its Totnes branch decided to run three independent candidates in Wednesday's election. The Totnes constituency Labour Party put forward four candidates in the town and district council by-elections, three of whom stood as independents.

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  4. Labour loses by-election after selecting a candidate who wasn't eligible to standRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    The local party selected 18-year-old Alex Mockridge to defend Totnes, Labour's only seat on South Hams District Council. But Ms Mockridge was ineligible to stand as a Labour candidate, because she has been a party member for less than a year.

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  5. See inside Devon's Landmatters eco-community after planning winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | BBC News

    Landmatters, which includes 16 adults and seven children, live on 42 acres of land it owns near Totnes in Devon. Members had previously been granted temporary permission to live on the site where they grow their own food and water is hand pumped from a well.

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  6. Landmatters eco-community in Devon wins fight to remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | BBC News

    Landmatters, which includes 16 adults and seven children, live on 42 acres of land it owns near Totnes in Devon. Members had previously been granted temporary permission to live on the site where they grow their own food and water is hand pumped from a well.

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  7. Totnes goes to the polls for district and town council electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | This Is South Devon

    RESIDENTS in Totnes are going to the polls today to elect a new district councillor for the town's ward. After the resignation of David Horsburgh, there is a vacancy on South Hams District Council and there are also four vacancies on Totnes Town Council for the Town ward.

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  8. Firefighters tackle stack of 60 burning tyres 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    It is believed as many as 60 tyres were on fire when Totnes and Paignton fire crews found the burning rubber adjacent to a barn on the A381 near Gerston Cross this afternoon. The incident happened just before 3pm, with Totnes Fire Station requesting backup from Paignton after finding out the amount of tyres on fire from a caller.

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  9. New park will attract 25,000 visitors a year thanks to 750,000 donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    A NEW visitor attraction is being created and a medieval site protected for future generations in South Devon thanks to major donations. The Dartington Hall Trust has secured new funding of almost A 750,000 to repair and conserve a historically significant area of the 800-acre estate - a medieval Deer Park and its 18th century Grade II listed stone wall.

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  10. Three quarters of a million pound new attraction for South DevonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | This Is South Devon

    A NEW visitor attraction is being created and a medieval site protected for future generations in South Devon thanks to major donations. The Dartington Hall Trust has secured new funding of almost A 750,000 to repair and conserve a historically significant area of the 800-acre estate - a medieval Deer Park and its 18th century Grade II listed stone wall.

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  11. Music notes 20.07.2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | This Is South Devon

    THE Neil Maya Quartet present The Brubeck Project on Thursday at 8.30pm as the Bancourt Hotel in Torquay welcomes Speakeasy Jazz. Totnes-based musician Neil Maya has put together a group of some of the finest musicians in the south west to authentically reproduce the best known Dave Brubeck recordings.

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  12. Inspired Jazz: Greg AbateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | This Is South Devon

    THE Neil Maya Quartet present The Brubeck Project on Thursday at 8.30pm as the Bancourt Hotel in Torquay welcomes Speakeasy Jazz. Totnes-based musician Neil Maya has put together a group of some of the finest musicians in the south west to authentically reproduce the best known Dave Brubeck recordings.

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  13. Seaton Memory Cafe's birthday outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Midweek Herald

    Seaton Memory Cafe celebrated its second birthday with a river cruise from Totnes to Dartmouth and a visit to Bicton Gardens. Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments.

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    Monday Jul 18 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    A Devon MP and chairman of the powerful health select committee has warned ministers at risk of creating a "false economy" in a scathing review of the governments plans to fund the NHS. Following the conclusion of the committee's recent inquiry into the spending review, Totnes MP Dr Sarah Wollaston argues Government cuts to public health budget are likely increase costs in the long term.

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  15. Parents warned as Devon measles outbreak growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    A measles outbreak at a school in South Devon has escalated with 15 students diagnosed with the highly infectious illness and another 11 probable cases. Public health chiefs in the region are urging parents at King Edward VI Community College in Totnes to ensure their child has the MMR vaccination, which provides immunisation against measles, mumps and rubella.

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  16. TotnesWorldCup1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | This Is South Devon

    PUPILS at Totnes School of Dance have been crowned world champions after winning gold and silver medals at the Dance World Cup in Jersey. The winning dancers from Totnes range in age from 12 to 18 and won gold in the fiercely fought Senior Classical Ballet Group and Silver in the Senior Classical Ballet Quartet beating dancers from as far away as Poland, South Africa and Austria.

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    Monday Jul 11 | This Is South Devon

    CHILDREN whose lives have been affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident of 1986 have been given the opportunity to visit Devon for one month, with the hope of increasing their life expectancies by three years. The children from Belarus, which suffered from the fall-out caused by the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986, will be staying with host families in Devon for a month thanks to British charity, Chernobyl Children's Lifeline.

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    Tuesday Jul 5 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Lorries, vans and mobile homes set up camp in the Barbican Leisure Park as film crews shot scenes for crime drama The Coroner outside the Clarence building in Royal William Yard. The Coroner stars Claire Goose as solicitor Jane Kennedy as she takes over the job of coroner in the South Devon coastal town she left as a teenager.

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  19. Free garden visits as Dartington celebrates Year of the English GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | This Is South Devon

    Steeped in history, Dartington Hall's grade 2* listed gardens are a monument to the vision and enterprise of the great families who have owned it. With over 800 acres of landscaped gardens, exploring Dartington Hall is a wonderful way to mark the 300th anniversary of world famous landscape gardener 'Capability' Brown and the Year of the English Garden.

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  20. Youngsters with disabilities offered a career lifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | This Is South Devon

    FOUR young people with disabilities have all found paid employment thanks to a joint initiative run by TOR2 and local Social Enterprise, Pluss. The Skills for Work programme offers individuals, who face a range of barriers to finding work, a four-week placement to develop new skills, increase their confidence and gain qualifications along with an up-to-date work reference.

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