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St Andrew’s in Ashburton named CPRE Devon’s Best Churchyard 2021

Devon’s Moorland Team Ministry is celebrating its success after St Andrew’s in Ashburton (Teignbridge) was named the winner of this year’s Devon CPRE ‘Best Churchyard’ award.

St Peter’s Burial Ground in Budleigh Salterton (East Devon) was runner-up.

Three churchyards were Highly Commended: St Swithuns in Shobrooke (Mid Devon), St Swithuns in Woodbury (East Devon) and St Mary's...

Competition winners scoop VIP Tour tickets

Four lucky cycling fans have won VIP tickets to see the finish of the AJ Bell Tour of Britain Devon Stage in Exeter on Monday (6 September) – thanks to Devon County Council.

The Council has announced the winners of two pairs of Tour hospitality tickets that were up for grabs through its selfie photo competition and a competition through its new @devontob Instagram account.

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Time running out for Devon churches to share their ‘Good News’ 

Churches in Devon are being encouraged to submit their entries to Ecclesiastical Insurance’s ‘Good News’ competition before the deadline in September.

The specialist insurer is looking for churches to share their good news stories from the past 18 months, showcasing how they’ve supported their local communities during a challenging time. The winning church will scoop a total prize of...

Landscape artist Kath Hadden

Devon painter to help find CPRE’s Best Young Landscape Artist

Exeter-based landscape artist Kath Hadden will be giving Devon CPRE the benefit of her expertise this autumn to help find the county’s most talented young landscape artists.

Devon CPRE, the local branch of the countryside charity, recently launched a new competition to find Devon's Best Young Landscape Artist 2021

Budding young artists up to the age of 18 can now compete for...

A Sims recreation of The Shaftesbury by @The.Sims_.Sisters

Local housebuilder gives South West gamers the opportunity to put their skills to the test and design a home in a new competition

Worried about how much time your child (or spouse) spends gaming? Well worry no more ─ a local housebuilder has come up with the productive solution for gamers this summer, and it could just help them discover their dream career.

Whether it’s Minecraft, The Sims, Roblox or even Animal Crossing, Redrow is calling for gamers across the country to digitally recreate one if its homes or...

Devon CPRE 'My Outdoors' art competition

Devon CPRE launches competition to find Devon’s Best Young Landscape Artist

Young artists aged 18 and under can now compete for the prestigious title of ‘Devon’s Best Young Landscape Artist’ following a rebrand of Devon CPRE’s traditional painting competition for children.

The local branch of the countryside charity has decided to open up its annual art competition to under 18s, with new categories for older age groups. It’s a chance for Devon’s young people...

Ordnance Survey launches front cover photo competition for new OS Explorer Dartmoor map

OS is running a contest to find a new front cover image for its popular OL 28 Dartmoor Explorer map.

The competition, run in conjunction with Dartmoor National Park, intends to find a beautiful image to represent the picturesque moorland in 2021.

It is being held to commemorate 70 years of National Parks.

The contest is open to any walker or photography enthusiast...

Plaque for last year's winner of Devon's Best Churchyard

The search begins for Devon's Best Churchyard of 2021

During the pandemic, Devon’s residents have appreciated the green spaces around their churches like never before and now Devon CPRE is inviting churches of all denominations to enter this year’s competition to find the ‘Best Churchyard’ in the whole of the county.

Following a year with little to celebrate, Devon CPRE applauds the volunteers helping to maintain and ‘green up’ Devon’s...

Urban Jungle

Devon man reaches final of national competition

A man from Devon has reached the final in a national competition to find young adults who have helped in their communities during the 2020 pandemic.

Tom Perkins, 24, was nominated for the Urban Jungle's Heroes 2020 competition by Maddie Burton, who has been friends with Tom since they were at school together.

Maddie said: "My hero is Tom. During 2020, he went above and...

Win VIP tickets to see Zippo’s Christmas Circus in Plymouth

** COMPETITION CLOSED ***

The brilliant Zippo’s Circus - several times voted “Britain’s Best Circus” – is bringing a special Christmas Circus to Plymouth . Zippo’s is Covid-safe, sanitised, and well-ventilated.

Enter our competition to win one of five VIP ringside family tickets (2 adults and 2 children).

Winners get free popcorn and candy floss for each member of...

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