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Guide to Planning Your Garden Office – First Steps
Guide to Planning Your Garden Office – First Steps
With modern communication systems it is no problem to connect to companies, customers or business-partners anywhere in the world and so the number of “shed-workers” who work from their own garden office... View post
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Mountain goat leaves enclosure
Mountain goat leaves enclosure
On Monday 24th September a young female West Caucasian tur – a kind of mountain goat - got out of its enclosure at Paignton Zoo. The animal was spooked while keepers were moving the zoo’s herd into their house. It cleared a fence, left the quarry area and entered the dense woodland above Clennon Valley.
September is the new January
September is the new January
According to many, September, not January, is the time to make a fresh start and set new goals – which is why the region’s three top zoos are launching volunteer recruitment drives.
Lemurs make their Wills
Lemurs make their Wills
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is teaming up with national award-winning local law firm Wollen Michelmore Solicitors to hold Will Week. The event - from 8th to 13th October – marks the sixth year Wollen Michelmore have teamed up with the Zoo. The week offers people the chance to have their wills written by experts who will discuss circumstances in person and prepare a will bespoke to individual needs, with clients making a donation to the Zoo – a registered charity – instead of paying Wollen Michelmore direct.
Children at Lympstone Pre-school are enjoying some new high-tech toys thanks to a generous donation from a local business.
Some Secrets Should Never Be Told… Substance and Shadow Theatre present a spine-tingling ghost story with a sinister twist…
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are reminding all residents who live in flats and buildings with communal escape routes that these areas must be kept clear of storage of any type and size. This includes waste (refuse), abandoned materials, bicycles, prams, and mobility scooters.
How to juggle gorillas
How to juggle gorillas
Nic Dunn, Paignton Zoo’s Curator of Mammals, is currently juggling four 200 kilo gorillas. He’s clearly stronger than he looks…
Choose Devon Air Ambulance, shop Amazon Smile who will donate to the Trust with every shop.
‘Harry Potter’ train stands in for Mayflower on Flying Scotsman’s maiden trip through Devon into Cornwall this October
The Red Lion pub and locals raise funds for Devon’s helicopters at Sidbury Fun Veg & Flower Show.
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