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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Learn more about the volunteer-run service reuniting Devon’s libraries with those who are confined to their home or struggling with mobility
The sheer volume of information and entertainment available to us via our computers and mobile devices grows larger each day.
Meet TV naturalist and Exeter University Alumni, Steve Backshall, as we learn how to welcome and encourage wildlife back into our gardens
We caught up with a new charity that aims to make the joy of cycling accessible for all
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
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.
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
Meet the Devon botanist behind some of the most famous timelapse cinematography in television history – created right here in his Exeter studio
The day begins at the garage – Volkscraft – in Marsh Barton, with coffee, banter and usually ends with a late finish. I do like a yap which helps build and maintain the rapport with our customers.
Meet the Emergensea Duo – two Devon frontline A&E doctors embarking on an unsupported 3,000 mile ocean row across the Atlantic
We catch up with the Devon Wildlife Trust to learn more about their ambitious national nature recovery project that's...
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.
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
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
The cost of living is increasing, it’s no secret, and with wages not keeping pace, there are more people than ever needing...
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.
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.
Tiverton based artist Naomi Zealley shares her passion for drawing colour pencil portraits from photographs
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.
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.
21-year-old fundraiser, Alex Ellis-Roswell, is walking around the coast of Great Britain to raise money for the RNLI.
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.
One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets military wife and mum of two Jo Lomax, founder of Huggable Heroes, to learn more about how these personalised children’s cushions can help ease the separation of being away from loved-ones
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
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
One Magazine’s Jake Tucker finds out more about the volunteer-run service reuniting Devon’s libraries with those who are confined to their home.
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
One Mag’s Bruce Hetherington meets Elke Meredith-Church, the driving force behind the Exeter Trading Hub supporting local businesses in the community
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’
Exeter based artist Mark Loman shares his passion for oil painting and Devon landscapes
Community gardens and care farms are so much more than a refreshing place to visit outdoors, where animals thrive and...
Discover the rags-to-pitches life story of one remarkable Topsham local
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Countywide research is underway to see what support these vital community hubs need – get your village hall involved and stand a chance of winning £500
One Mag’s Bruce Hetherington discovers a bold new streaming radio station produced specifically for you and me
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…
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!
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.
Respond to the nationwide call for registering community accessible defibrillators to help save lives in your community
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.
We meet the Crediton filmmaker responsible for creating the UK’s largest cardboard box fort to find out more about the build, filming in your hometown and promoting local talent.
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.
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.
“In their hurry to get their business off the ground, commercial tenants often neglect to take legal advice about obligations in their leases.
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
One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington delves into the world of bell ringing ahead of ‘Ringing Remembers’ – a nationwide ringing of the church bells on 11th November for the centenary of World War I
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.
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?
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.
We meet the handy men and women who have evolved a hobbyist social-connection initiative into a wider community outreach project across Devon
One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington spent a morning with Citizens Advice Exeter learning about the dual role the charity plays in making lives better.
In Devon alone over fifty towns and villages have European ‘twins’. One Mag’s Bruce Hetherington looks at the shared bonds forged and how you can get involved
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…
We meet local craftsman David Hill to find out more about his passion for creating cigar box guitars.
One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington uncovers how the wreckage of the 2007 Napoli incident inspired street art across Devon
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.
Sally Newell chats to local photographer Jolyon Holroyd to find out about his life behind the lens
One Magazine’s Rachael D’Cruze-Sharpe talks to Exeter’s most loved chef about his MBE, cooking for the Prime Minister, eating local and being a mentor.
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
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.
Exeter Chiefs’ 21-year-old rugby superstar talks superstitions, playing for England, the 2015 World Cup and moustaches!