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Tavistock Times Gazette
TAVISTOCK’s longest serving councillor is to be made a Freeman of the town — the first time the honour has been bestowed.
A MEMORIAL plaque is to be erected to mark the contribution of the late John Warne to sporting facilities in Tavistock.
A MODERN language teacher from Tavistock College has been announced as the winner of the Pearson Teaching Award for Secondary School Teacher of the Year in the South West of England.
A SHOP worker who stole more than £9,000 from her bosses must say how she can pay it back — with the help of her daughters who received the money.
A CONSULTATION event is to be held next week, aimed at giving residents the chance to have their say on how a site at Yelverton should be developed.
TWO West Devon borough councillors are voicing their concerns about an increase in the number of pot holes in roads around Tavistock — and are appealing to residents to report pot holes to the relevant authorities.
A FIRE crew from Tavistock were called to help rescue a dog who was trapped on the river bank just outside Bedford Car park in Tavistock on Friday evening.
GUNNISLAKE’S Glenrock Art Studio is opening its garden for people to visit the Glenrock Model Railway this weekend.
THE clock will be turned back to 1943 in West Devon this weekend, when the 70th anniversary of the arrival in Tavistock of the 29th Infantry Division, US Army, is commemorated.
TAVISTOCK’s Christmas lights came under the spotlight during a meeting in the town last week.
THEY’RE ‘smooth operators’ at the recently formed Tavistock Interact Club!
The new club received its charter from Rotary International last week and its 13 members — from Kelly and Tavistock colleges — were congratulated by Rotary District Governor John James.
‘NEW?BEGINNINGS’ was the theme for a fantastic floral display at Sampford Spiney’s St Mary’s Church.
DUE to the success of Tavistock Area Support Services (TASS) Befriending service, the charity is urgently seeking male volunteer befrienders to help older men living in the community.
THE RNLI is holding a flag week in Tavistock and district next month — and is eager for more volunteers.
CALLINGTON police are appealing for information after six cars were damaged overnight on May 13/14.
A 90TH anniversary concert by the Plymouth Gilbert and Sullivan Fellowship will take place at Callington Town Hall on June 15.
TAVISTOCK Car Club is to be granted a space in Tavistock’s Guildhall Car Park at a cost of £30 a month, following a decision by Tavistock Town Council’s properties committee last week.
ALMOST 200 people took part in the fifth Leafy Lanes walk along the tracks and lanes of Dartmoor at the weekend, bringing the total sum now raised for the Oncology Department at Derriford Hospital to £12,500.
A WEST Devon pony rehabilitation charity has won conditional planning approval to construct a new base in Yelverton.
TAVISTOCK resident David Collins will attempt to climb four peaks in three days for the Alzheimer’s Society.
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