Spring

Everything you need to know about the spring booster in Devon

Everything you need to know about the spring booster in Devon

Spring booster jabs are being offered to people at greatest risk of COVID-19 infection from Monday 21 March in the latest phase of the vaccine programme.

An additional Covid-19 vaccine dose is being offered as a precaution to people in Devon who are at extreme high risk from COVID-19 infection, many of whom had...

Love Moor Life: Protect wildlife and animals

With March marking the start of spring, dog owners are being urged to protect new-born livestock and breeding birds by keeping their dogs on leads while out walking. With miles of footpaths, bridleways and open access land, Dartmoor is the perfect place for people to enjoy with their canine pets. But livestock worrying is a major concern; already there has been an unusually high number of dog...

New foal born at The Donkey Sanctuary

Spring foal born at The Donkey Sanctuary

Spring has sprung at international animal welfare charity, The Donkey Sanctuary, after they welcomed their first foal of the year.

The fluffy male foal has been exploring his new surroundings in the spring sunshine with his mother, a mare called Rachel, who was rescued by The Donkey Sanctuary in 2020.

The new arrival, who is yet to be named, is light grey in colour with a...

How to prepare your living room for summer 2020

With all the pandemonium recently, we decided it would be good to look forward to the Summer when hopefully things will be a lot better in the country. Summer is one of the best times of the year and at the moment with holiday cancellations etc., people only have the Summer to look forward to. So today we’re going to discuss how to maximise your enjoyment of the sunshine from your living room...

Snowdrop Festival launches at Devon home of world renowned snowdrop collection

Excited snowdrop enthusiasts are set to travel across the UK to an exquisite corner of Devon to see one of the best collections of snowdrops in the world burst into fragrance and colour at The Garden House’s first ever Snowdrop Festival, which takes place January to March.

The Festival will showcase the world renowned Matt Bishop Snowdrop Collection , one of the most diverse...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announces spring 2018 season

This spring Theatre Royal Plymouth welcomes the best of musicals, drama, dance and opera to the South West.

New musical The Band featuring the songs of Take That and the West End hit Jersey Boys both grace the stage. Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures return to Theatre Royal Plymouth with Cinderella, one of their most loved productions.

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s critically...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announces spring programme

This spring Theatre Royal Plymouth welcomes the best of musicals, drama, dance and opera to the South West. Musical favourites such as highly anticipated Sunny Afternoon and the first UK tour of Mamma Mia!. Hofesh Shechter brings an explosive new creation to Plymouth audiences for just two preview performances only prior to its world premiere in Paris.

Critically acclaimed plays such...

Whitleigh residents spring into action

Whitleigh residents are being invited to get involved in activities to spruce up their neighbourhood.

On Monday 22 April Whitleigh is going green! Residents are invited to join Plymouth City Council's neighbourhood teams and Timebank members in a seed planting session. Representatives from the Eden Project and the Council will be giving advice on 'growing your own' and general...

Has spring sprung in your garden?

If your Plymouth garden is springing forth with a seasonal splash of colour despite the wintry weather, you could show it off with the Plymouth in Bloom spring garden competition.

The competition is being run in conjunction with Plymouth City Council who are encouraging people to get involved: "Just fill out the entry form and judges will pop round to take a look at your gardens or...

Spring Craft Fair

Go along and browse at Saltram's annual spring craft fair, featuring a wide range of local arts and crafts.

10.30am-5pm, adults £1.50, children under 16 free.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/saltram