Posts for Hartland

Hartland’s first post-lockdown farmers’ market

The weather was relatively kind to the stallholders at the Hartland Farmers’ market yesterday. It was not quite the bustling indoor event Hartland normally enjoys, but it was lovely to see people getting out and moving towards some new kind of normality, and it attracted lots of locals. On their […]

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Torridge announces re-opening of some council facilities

From Torridge Council:   Torridge Council has announced the reopening of some of the facilities it owns or operates in response to changes in Government guidance and directives issued over last weekend. Officers and Councillors have been reviewing which facilities can be safely reopened, how these would be manned and […]

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Sheep rustling alert for farmers

Farmers in Devon and Cornwall are being asked to be alert for sheep rustling. Most people find the sight of spring lambs a joy. However, it seems not everyone thinks the same way. In a grim case in Hartland last week, a January born lamb was found killed in a […]

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A wonderful evening with ceramicist, Sandy Brown

Yesterday evening, I attended Hartland’s wonderful Resurgence Centre (what a great resource for a small village) for a talk by Sandy Brown, the amazingly talented Appledore-based ceramicist. Seeing slides of her work was incredible because she has such large scale creations, many installed in beautiful sites both here and internationally. […]

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Hartland holds its first ever book festival

Congrats to local author Sandy Fish and her team of helpers for providing a book festival with a difference at Hartland yesterday. The parish hall was awash with bunting, beautifully decorated tables and cakes made by the ladies of the village. An array of books from beautifully illustrated children’s to […]

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Hartland starts a mini Book Festival

Appledore Book Festival started small and now Hartland, an equally pretty place, is trying its own. New books and nothing but books will be on sale from a unique group of talented and engaging local authors at this relaxed friendly festival with a free slice of cake with every book […]

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Cod in Devon! – new book by Hartland writer

Cod in Devon, by Sandy Fish An Uplifting, Funny, Family Adventure   Retired officer drawn into crime is changed forever the question is how?   When Janet Elliot retired, her identity evaporated at the stroke of midnight along with all police powers, back up and intelligence. She hadn’t the first […]

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To feed or not to feed? The issue with starlings …

So, it’s lovely sitting at my desk watching the blue-tits, chaffinches, robins, blackbirds and the occasional collared dove nibbling away at the seeds I put out daily for them. However, trouble looms in the shape of starlings. Starlings are lovely birds whose murmurations are a sight to behold. I don’t […]

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Murder investigation after death of a child, Holsworthy

From Devon & Cornwall Police website:   Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a young child in the Holsworthy area. Officers were called to an address by the ambulance service at around 3.20 pm on Tuesday 7 January. Sadly, a child was pronounced deceased at the […]

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