15 Minutes with… John Challis
Apr04

15 Minutes with… John Challis

From Peckham to Powderham, One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets the Only Fools and Horses star whose best-known alter ego would take tarmac over turf any day. We talk about his passion for being out in the garden, utilising his 800 year-old Wigmore Abbey home and garden as a filming location for The Green Green Grass, and we find out more about his appearance at this year’s Toby Buckland Garden Festival. Q: Some of our readers might be...

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A Postcard from… Athens
Feb23

A Postcard from… Athens

Discover one of Europe’s most historic cities that is rapidly regaining its popularity thanks to hip hangouts, a sun-soaked climate and friendly locals. The Greek capital of Athens is steeped in history and boasts some of the oldest iconic landmarks that you can find anywhere in the world. With awe-inspiring architecture at every turn, cultural hotspots and family-feel restaurants, the city will captivate your imagination from start...

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Mardon Down Circular Walks
Feb23

Mardon Down Circular Walks

Take in spectacular views of Hay Tor and North Devon on a choice of a circular or figure of eight walk on the edge of Dartmoor. Starts/Finishes: GR: SX770878 Terrain: Moderate – Grassland and moorland, can be muddy after heavy rain Time: 1.5 – 2 hours Distance: Approx. 2 miles but shorter routes available Parking: Free gravel car parking After Doccombe on the B3212 to Moretonhampstead, take the lane to the right signposted...

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15 Minutes with… The Prop Factory’s Carmen Croxall
Feb23

15 Minutes with… The Prop Factory’s Carmen Croxall

One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington catches up with The Prop Factory’s Marketing Director to talk about her venture into the world of eye-catching props, how dyslexia never stepped in the path of carving a successful career and how she helps children in schools who are going through the same. “Too much agreement is not a good thing,” says Carmen Croxall with a laugh as we step into a warehouse full of brass candelabra,...

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The Pride of Devon Awards 2018
Dec22

The Pride of Devon Awards 2018

Do you have an exceptional neighbour who goes above and beyond? Give them the recognition they deserve with a nomination in the Pride of Devon Awards. Radio Exe is presenting the Bicton College Pride of Devon Awards in May 2018 – a collection of awards celebrating the unsung heroes that make our local community a better place – and we’re calling for your help to nominate people across all categories. There are 15 different...

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Go Here: Salcombe Gin School
Nov27

Go Here: Salcombe Gin School

Anyone who knows me knows about my love of gin. So when my editor came to me with a challenge and told me he was sending me back to school for the afternoon at the Salcombe Gin Distillery there was no chance of me saying no. Although not the easiest place to get to thanks to the maze of South Devon’s winding lanes, the picturesque journey is most certainly worth the effort. Top tip: use the park and ride service, especially during...

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