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A New Life in Devon

After years of struggle, forty refugee families are finding a safe home in Devon. Bruce Hetherington finds out more, and about those helping to provide a warm welcome.

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15 Minutes… Andy’s Man Club

Andy’s Man Club is a Men’s Mental Health Charity doing phenomenal work with their ethos of ‘it’s okay to talk’ around the UK and locally in Exeter, Honiton, and Newton Abbot. One Mag’s Mary Bennellick caught up with local representatives from the charity making great strides in normalising men’s mental health and challenging stigmas through their free-to-attend talking groups

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15 Minutes with… Swanaford Vineyard

One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington recently went along to Swanaford Estate, a young vineyard in the Teign Valley, to meet up with the owners and winemakers Ben and Caroline Goulden.

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15 Minutes with Andrei Burton

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker catches up with one of the UK’s most successful world record breaking professional mountain bike athletes to find out more about his extreme lifestyle.

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15 Minutes with… Nigel Hicks

We meet the Bishopsteignton based professional photographer to talk inspiration, must-have tech and his latest book celebrating the beauty of our South West peninsula.

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15 Minutes with… Hugo Bugg

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s youngest ever gold medal winner hailing from Exeter to find out more about his passion for garden design.

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15 Minutes… Higher Uppacott

Learn more about the historic significance of this 700-year-old Dartmoor Longhouse and find out how you can access this preserved piece of cultural heritage in a completely unique way

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15 Minutes with… Cass Stoddart

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets Exmouth’s internationally sold and exhibited artist Cass Stoddart to talk New York City, creative styles and festival inspiration.

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15 Minutes With… Samaritans

15 Minutes With… Samaritans

We meet the unsung heroes at the Exeter, Mid & East Devon branch of the Samaritans to find out more about their vital work in saving lives and providing support for those who are struggling

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Pride of Devon 2018: The Winners

The nominations are over and the judges have spoken; it’s time to meet some of the exceptional Devonians that make us proud to be part of the communities of Devon.

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Overheard in Devon – Mum’s the Word

I have every respect in the world for parents. They do a very difficult job, 24 hours a day, without complaint (mostly). In fact, I’m about to join their ranks – with a baby due in the summer.

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Celebrating Ten Years of One Magazine

Celebrating Ten Years of One Magazine

Since it first dropped through the letterboxes of Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton ten years ago, the One Magazine (then known as the ExePress) has grown into a multi-edition magazine.

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15 Minutes with… John Woolner

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets the 54 year-old man from Topsham that plans to ride the gruelling 1000 mile journey from John O’Groats to Lands End on a Penny Farthing, raising money for Exeter based charity ‘Ride-on Cycling for All’

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15 Minutes with… Tom Backhouse

We meet the man walking all 15 National Parks in the UK in a year to find out more about his Walk Wild UK challenge, his inspiration, and how he came to be the first ever solo Ten Tors challenger.

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The Earl & Countess of Devon

There is a ‘history meets contemporary’ renaissance underway at Powderham Castle since the 19th Earl and Countess of Devon, Charlie and AJ Courtenay, inherited the estate in 2015.

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15 Minutes… Devon Pop-Up Pianos

15 Minutes… Devon Pop-Up Pianos

One Mag’s Mary Bennellick discovers the magic of pop-up pianos appearing on the streets of Devon, the idea behind the initiative, and the joy that comes from playing them

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15 Minutes with… Knight Farm

15 Minutes with… Knight Farm

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker investigates farming with a difference at the family run care farm in Mid Devon to find out more about their work with adults with disabilities or social needs.

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Tools, Sheds and Dads

One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington recently spent some time in the company of a happy band of tool restorers discussing just what it is that makes old tools magical.

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15 Minutes with… Upton Barn & Walled Garden

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets Claire & Richard Down, the inspirational couple behind Cullompton’s award-winning blank canvas wedding venue to find out more about their passion for creating unique wedding days without compromise

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15 Minutes with… Toby Buckland

We meet celebrity gardener, TV presenter and horticultural writer to talk about his upcoming garden festival at Powderham, encouraging kids into the garden and how gardening can improve mental your health.

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15 Minutes With… Exmouth Miniature Railway

When Exmouth’s Fun Park closed in 2017, East Devon locals Henry Mock and Romy Langley went on a mission to find the much-loved Exmouth Express with the aim of restoring mini-rail joy to Devon locals and visitors… with no prior experience!

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50 Years of the South West Coast Path

50 Years of the South West Coast Path

This year marks 50 years of the association that supports and manages the South West’s favourite coastal walking route. We explore what makes the route special and how you can get involved in events to mark the occasion

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15 Minutes with… Mitch Tonks

We meet the south west’s seafood expert and celebrity chef to talk Devon dining, his latest Rockfish Exmouth restaurant and why Devon is England’s Seafood Coast…

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Libraries at Home

Libraries at Home

Learn more about the volunteer-run service reuniting Devon’s libraries with those who are confined to their home or struggling with mobility

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15 Minutes… The Great British Spring Clean

15 Minutes… The Great British Spring Clean

The campaign to clean up our local towns, villages, countryside and beaches takes place this year between 17th March – 2nd April, with one simple aim – to restore local pride in our communities by removing litter. Want to get involved? Here’s how…

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15 Minutes… Sue Kent

15 Minutes… Sue Kent

Meet Sue Kent, Gardener’s World presenter and RHS disability ambassador, as we talk accessible gardening, planting in small spaces, and growing veg in Devon red

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15 Minutes with… Frances Tophill

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets horticulturalist and BBC Gardener’s World presenter, Frances Tophill, ahead of her appearance at this year’s Toby Buckland Garden Festival.

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15 Minutes With… St Petrock’s Charity

2021 marks 25 years since the charity was launched to help tackle homelessness in and around Exeter. With the covid pandemic creating more pressure than ever and putting homelessness rates on the rise, we look at how this vital organisation continues to provide essential support

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Hey Teacher, Leave Them Kids Outdoors

A Devon junior school is finding children benefit from being taught normal subjects in an outdoor environment, and has worked out how to do this regularly. One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington finds out more about this intriguing new method of teaching

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Exmouth RNLI

A new volunteer crew member at Exmouth RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of their crew training funded by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

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15 Mins… Local Historian Darren Marsh

We chat to local historian Darren Marsh about his latest book delving into the history behind the Royal Clarence, Exeter’s recently lost and oldest hotel, to find out more about its historic importance in the city.

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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.

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15 Minutes with… Craig Maclellan

Craig is the founder of the charity, Veterans With Dogs, which trains Assistance Dogs to increase independence and improve quality of life for British ex-servicemen and women with mental health conditions.

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15 Minutes With… No Limits Café

One Magazine’s Mary Bennellick meets Sarah and Amanda, owners of the Newton Abbot café providing work opportunities for adults with additional needs to find out more about their connection with the local community

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Plastic-Free Devon

2.5 billion disposable coffee cups. 100 billion disposable plastic cutlery items. 200 plastic bottles per mile of UK coastline. That’s the amount of waste we’re producing as a country in just one single year. So what do we do about it?

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Support Your Community

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Support Your Community

The three Rs of recycling are easy to remember. But where in Devon can you put it all into practise and give back to your local community? We look at some of the organisations providing skills development and help for those in need while saving the planet to boot

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15 Minutes… Pieces of History

15 Minutes… Pieces of History

On the day she went through her deceased mother’s jewellery, One Magazine reader Bożena Tucker found two metal badges hidden away and never spoken about. They held the key to a difficult story of a family nearly destroyed but ultimately surviving

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15 Minutes with… The Mediaeval Baebes

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets Marie Findley, founding member of the talented seven-piece vocal group, ahead of their upcoming concert at Exeter Cathedral to find out more about singing in Mediaeval Manx, touring with Jools Holland and ITV’s Victoria.

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