Monthly Archives: June 2018

“Coastal Creatures” – summer programme.

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NDDH volunteer awarded medal in Queen’s Birthday Honours.

A retired gas engineer from Westward Ho! who has dedicated his life to voluntary work after becoming ill has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2018. Roger Pullen, 71, was awarded the … Continue reading

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New dementia specialist at NDDH – a Devon first.

We now have an Admiral Nurse – dementia clinical nurse specialist – at NDDH, the first hospital-based Admiral Nurse in Devon. Angela is looking for people to get in touch with her to build up a directory of dementia groups … Continue reading

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Exmoor Pony Centre news.

Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton, TA22 9QE Some ponies such as Archie (on the left with Lydia) and Morris (on the right with Linzi) are now being taken to summer grazing sites. Some of our ponies get to live in … Continue reading

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June’s Youth Page.

WHAAM ! When people think of Devon they think of the sea, of beaches, picturesque villages and the countryside. However so much of what makes Devon special is the people who live here. I recently attended the Westward Ho! and … Continue reading

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One hundred years ago: June 1918.

There is a surplus of British-made butter available. The weekly ration has been increased from 4 to 5 oz per person. Northam Urban District Council seek tenders for the clearing of rabbits on lands at Melbury Reservoir, Parkham. One extra … Continue reading

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Felicity’s Fish Cookery – June.

This month the summer fish arrives in all its delicate splendour, and I thought it would be good to look at some Georgian fish recipes (the cookery at the beginning of the nineteenth Century, just before the Victorian Era).  The … Continue reading

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Bideford Fair & Dog Show, 30th June.

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