Festival promises a weekend of folk, food and fun

Authored by Mary

All roads lead to Dartmoor on 23- 25 October, when one of the country’s best loved folk festivals hits the streets, halls and pubs of Okehampton.

The 17th Baring-Gould Weekend, organised by Okehampton-based music charity Wren Music, combines intimate concerts by established acts alongside community orchestras and choirs, impromptu street performances, dancing, and plenty of local food...

Former Wren joins Persimmon Homes

Authored by Mary

A former Royal Navy Wren has become the latest new recruit to jump on board with the region’s leading house builder.

Charlotte Donaldson, who spent four-and-a-half years in the Navy, has been appointed sales negotiator at Persimmon Homes South West and will be based at the builder’s Palmerston Heights development in Plymouth.

It’s a change of direction for Charlotte from...

Wanted … young singers to join World Roots Choir

Authored by Mary

Are you aged 13-18? Do you love to sing? Then here’s your chance!

The World Roots Choir is coming to Plymouth and Torbay – and it needs your voices.

The good news is that, unlike the X Factor and The Voice, there are no scary auditions. Just turn up … and sing. You don’t even need to be able to read music, as all the songs are taught by ear at first.

The two new ‘...