Category Archives: Animals

Exmoor Pony Centre – June.

News from the Exmoor Pony Centre, Ashwick, Dulverton, TA22 9QE. All the foals we assisted through the Winter have now moved to their new homes. The last to leave the Centre were Dorito, Pom and Quaver who have travelled to … Continue reading

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The North Devon Show, 3rd August.

THE SHOW GOES ON… It’s back, and it’s going to be better than ever! After a two-year Covid enforced absence, The North Devon Show goes full steam ahead on Wednesday 3rd August, with Livestock Classes now open for entry. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Dog restrictions on Westward Ho! beach.

From the 1st of May to the 30th of September Torridge District Council will once again be introducing a restriction for dogs on sections of Westward Ho! beach and the promenade. The restriction helps create different usage areas on the … Continue reading

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Beavering away for Bideford flood protection.

There are proposals under consideration for raising the level of the Kenwith Reservoir dam to give the necessary added protection from fluvial flooding resulting from anticipated climate change and the amount of new housing development in the catchment area. In … Continue reading

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Training the Army Horse.

(Whilst turning out old cassette tapes recently, I came across a recording in Devonshire dialect, made by my father, Percy Reed (1907 – 2001) of Northam, in 1985. It told the tale of a childhood incident in which he was … Continue reading

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