One hundred years after the start of the Great War the names of those who gave their lives in the service of their country can still be seen on memorials across the nation.
With almost half of the 5,000 people who visit East Devon’s Pebblebed Heaths every day walking their dogs on the Commons, landowner Clinton Devon Estates is taking steps to help people pick up after their pets.
Volunteers are joining forces with staff from Clinton Devon Estates and members of the Otter Valley Association to tackle Himalayan Balsam, an invasive plant which is threatening to choke the tributaries of the River Otter in East Devon.
Local people with an interest in the Lower River Otter and its estuary are being invited to give their views or raise their concerns about its future management during public consultation events to be held in East Budleigh on Tuesday 1st July and Budleigh Salterton on Saturday 5th July.
Pupils and teachers from Woodbury Primary School enjoyed an activity filled day at Bicton Commons, accompanied by staff and volunteers from Clinton Devon Estates, learning about native and non-native tree species, heathland management, ecology and wildlife.
A new housing scheme providing affordable homes for local families in the North Devon village of Merton has been officially opened this week.
A national centre for rural family business to be sited in the West Country is being proposed following the success of a scheme to boost the regional economy by providing family farms and firms in Devon and South Somerset with specialist advice to enable future generations to prosper.
Specialist teams have been brought in by Clinton Devon Estates to clear trees felled in February’s storms.
Even with over 700 years of history, Clinton Devon Estates are not looking back. We are committed to providing a better future for the people who live and work on the estates and in the surrounding towns, villages and communities in North and East Devon.
A beauty spot on Clinton Devon Estates land in East Devon which is thought to have inspired a 19th century poet and hymn writer to compose some of his best loved work, has been marked for posterity.