Clinton Devon Estates has appointed Kim Strawbridge as Site Manager of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths (EDPH) - one of the rarest landscapes and habitats in Europe.
Clinton Devon Farms Partnership (CDFP), a Clinton Devon Estates farming business, has announced the appointment of Europe’s leading farming company, Velcourt Limited, to manage its East Devon organic dairy and help to steer it through the complexities of Brexit.
Clinton Devon Estates would like to thank the Devon and Somerset Fire Service, the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths Wardens and the RSPB who worked closely together to tackle the 50-hectare fire on Colaton Raleigh Common at the weekend. The fire impacted on 5% of the total area of the heaths.
East Devon’s River Otter Beaver Trial has been hailed as a major wildlife success in a nationwide poll of nature overs.
A partnership formed by Clinton Devon Estates, Historic England, local people and a team of dedicated enthusiasts has been instrumental in helping preserve a nationally important Iron Age hillfort. The Friends of Berry Castle was set up early in 2015 and made such great progress that in just two years the ancient fort was removed from Historic England’s Heritage At Risk Register.
If you have been enjoying the stunning beauty of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths recently, you may well have come across the area’s new conservation steward on patrol.
Two of the UK’s leading music mastering engineers have moved their studios to Exmouth – and are now working just two doors apart!
Living as we do in a part of the world where house prices are many times greater than average wages, the moves in the latest Housing White Paper to recognise the increasingly important role of the rented sector are encouraging. The Department for Communities and Local Government, in releasing the White Paper, named it Fixing our broken housing market.
Spruce is one of our nation’s most important commercial tree species, and it’s under attack.
The great spruce bark beetle was, scientists believe, brought to the UK among imported timber around 30 years ago, and since then has become an established pest in Western England and in Wales.
Farmers in East Devon are being praised for their “stellar effort” in helping the endangered Cirl Bunting to increase its population in Devon tenfold in the past 25 years.