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  • Junior Life Skills Coordinator Retires

    By Tavistock People at 10:12 on 03/12/13
    JOB WELL DONE: Retiring co-ordinator Adey Hutchins with some of the children who attended this year’s Junior Life Skills event in Tavistock.
    After nearly two decades of helping children in West Devon learn how to stay safe and be good citizens, Adey Hutchins, the coordinator of Junior Life Skills has retired. The popular schools' event was launched in 1995 by West Devon Borough Council to help teach ten and 11 years old how to keep themselves and others safe and how to be socially responsible. This year saw more than 500 school children take part from September 9-13 when...
  • Devon County Council elections - latest update

    By Tavy_People at 09:43 on 03/05/13
    The Devon County Council election results will be coming in throughout today (Friday 3 May). Counting started at 10am
    THE RESULTS of the Devon County Council elections will be coming in throughout today (Friday 3 May), via Tavistock People… West Devon Borough Council has announced that the turnout for the West Devon divisions was 34.22 per cent. For the latest update, go to Lining up for the Devon County Council election… This lists the candidates in the Tavistock area. If you let the page settle, the latest results should come in at...
  • Lining up for the Devon County Council election…

    By Tavy_People at 12:33 on 30/04/13
    Residents in the Tavistock area go to the polls this Thursday (2 May) to choose new councillors for Devon County Council
    RESIDENTS IN the Tavistock area go to the polls this Thursday (2 May) to choose new councillors for Devon County Council. The elections give voters an opportunity to decide who will lead the council, selecting those who will be responsible for key local services… County Council elections in England take place once every four years, and all 62 seats in Devon are up for grabs. Across the county nearly 600,000 people over the age of...
  • Heritage Lottery Fund boost for Tavistock

    By Tavy_People at 08:50 on 29/04/13
    Celebrating Tavistock's Heritage Lottery fund boost (from left): Cllr Mrs Anne Johnson, Mayor of Tavistock, Cllr Robin Musgrave, Mayor of West Devon, John Taylor, Chairman of the Tavistock Townscape Heritage Partnership, Nigel Eadie, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Carl Hearn, Town Clerk and Robin Plumb, Borough Council Economic Development Officer
    A HERITAGE LOTTERY fund boost is coming Tavistock's way. The town recently won initial support for a grant of £1million to help rejuvenate the town's historic centre and boost the local economy… A partnership bid by local councils, businesses and community groups to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) programme has been successful in the face of tough competition from across the...
  • Get behind Tavistock's heritage lottery bid

    By katef1 at 14:46 on 10/08/12
    The old Tavistock Police Station
    Tavistock residents are being urged to join a public meeting this month where they can get behind a new bid for lottery cash which will help rejuvenate our historic town centre. West Devon Borough Council and Tavistock Town Council are planning to bid for up to £1 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund's Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI.) A further £1 million would come from local partners and businesses looking to...

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