Nutrition-Packed Lunches
Aug21

Nutrition-Packed Lunches

Professional dietitian Ruth Harvey shares her 5 top tips for nutritious packed lunches. It’s back to school time and that means getting organised to fill lunchboxes with foods you hope your child will eat and will give them the energy they need for their busy day. This can be a challenge – I know – but using these ideas your children will be eating balanced, nutritious lunches in no time: 1. Get your kids involved – Asking your...

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A Postcard from… The Cotswolds
Aug21

A Postcard from… The Cotswolds

While away a weekend in the golden-stone villages of rural south central England and enjoy rolling countryside, traditional tearooms and even meet childhood favourite Brum! If you were to ask an overseas friend or relative to describe rural England, I guarantee that they would fairly accurately describe the Cotswolds. Rolling hills as far as you can see blotted with quaint and cosy villages, picturesque single carriageway roads and...

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15 Minutes with… Ciara Eastell of Libraries Unlimited
Aug21

15 Minutes with… Ciara Eastell of Libraries Unlimited

The sheer volume of information and entertainment available to us via our computers and mobile devices grows larger each day. So with everything that we think we need available without leaving the house, do we still need the traditional library? One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets the Chief Executive of Libraries Unlimited to find out how Devon’s libraries adapt to work alongside our digital world through events, activities...

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Free Devon Days Out
Aug21

Free Devon Days Out

The cost of keeping yourself and the rest of the family entertained can really start to add up, especially if the weather isn’t on its best behaviour. Our ten free ideas for days out around the county will leave your bank account looking healthy and your heart feeling happy. 1. Go Fossil Hunting Being lucky enough to live on the Jurassic Coast brings the opportunity to explore and gain an insight into the 185 million year old...

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15 Minutes with… Pete’s Dragons
Jun26

15 Minutes with… Pete’s Dragons

Dealing with loss is never easy, but dealing with bereavement after a suicide requires a different kind of support. We meet Alison Jordan, CEO of Exmouth based charity Pete’s Dragons, to learn more about the work they do across Devon. Q: For those that aren’t aware, tell us a little about what your charity aims to achieve. Pete’s Dragons vision, mission and values are made up of three elements. Firstly, we aim to provide suicide...

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Staycations: Why go anywhere else?
Jun26

Staycations: Why go anywhere else?

With exchange rates plummeting and stresses of holidays abroad on your mind, join millions of other Britons in exploring and enjoying what our own country has to offer. Our annual summer holiday is supposed to be a chance to relax, unwind and get away from the stresses of everyday life. But holiday stress can be all too real. Deciding where to go, where to stay, how to entertain both young and old alike, those long airport security...

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