Nature reserves may be sold

The Coalition’s spending cuts are in the region’s news again after reports that some much-loved nature reserves could be privatised. Although Natural England has said that no decision had yet been made …

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Devon tops Food List 100

That man Michael Caines has done it again. His “flawless” cuisine at Gidleigh Park Hotel in Chagford, Devon, tops the Sunday Times Britain-wide Food List. The hotel also has the best wine list in the country and is the “best place to stay.” …

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Ted Hughes archive for British Library

Letters and poems by Ted Hughes, who lived in Devon for 37 years until his death in 1998, have been acquired by the British Library for £29,500 …

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Magnificence of Dartmoor

Visitors to Dartmoor will testify to the fact that its 368 square miles of unspoilt wilderness never fail to inspire a sense of awe and mystery. This expanse of moorland, which is scattered with exposed granite tors and a few small areas of ancient woodland, became a National Park in …

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