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  West Devon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
West Devon is a local government district and borough in Devon, England.
Towns in the district include Chagford, Okehampton, Princetown and Tavistock where the council is based.
Counties with multiple districts: Cornwall - Devon - Dorset - Gloucestershire - Somerset - Wiltshire
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Devon   (105 words)

  
 Devon West and Torridge - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Devon West and Torridge, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in south-western England, bordered by seven other constituencies, including...
Devon is administered from County Hall in Exeter.
Devon South West, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in south-western England, bordered by Totnes, Devon West and Torridge, Plymouth...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Devon_West_and_Torridge.html   (117 words)

  
 South West Devon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South West Devon shown within Devon, and Devon shown within England
South West Devon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency is based around the south-western portion of Devon and includes the eastern part of the city of Plymouth, namely the suburbs of Plympton and Plymstock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_West_Devon   (131 words)

  
 SWRDA : South West of England Regional Development Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Devon is a diverse county with a wealth of opportunities and resources.
The sub-regional partnership for the Devon, Plymouth and Torbay area is the Devon Economic Partnership (DEP).
The South West RDA Devon Area Team covers the county of Devon and the unitary authorities of Plymouth and Torbay.
www.southwestrda.org.uk /area-teams/devon/index.shtm   (158 words)

  
 Devon South West - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is possible to walk virtually the entire distance of the north and the south Devon coasts along the South West Coast Path.
Exeter (city) (Roman Isca Dumnoniorum), city and administrative centre of Devon, south-western England, on the River Exe.
Since rias are essentially flooded (or drowned) river valleys they generally have the form of such valleys, often meandering and always decreasing in...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Devon_South_West.html   (155 words)

  
 Devon travel guide - Wikitravel
Devon [1] (also known, far less commonly, as "Devonshire") is a large county in England's West Country, bordered to the west by Cornwall and to the east by Dorset and Somerset.
Devon is also home to two National Parks - Dartmoor and Exmoor - and includes the island of Lundy in the Bristol Channel / Irish Sea.
The county of Cornwall lies to the west of Devon, Dorset and Somerset to the east and north.
wikitravel.org /en/Devon   (702 words)

  
 Torridge & West Devon Conservatives - Blog - Blog
Geoffrey attended the North Devon show in brilliant sunshine (this is not always the case) and found a warm welcome.
Now we've got Dickens out the way, this election blog is closing down with a celebration of the Conservative victory in Torridge and West Devon, but tinged with disappointment at the Conservative failure to gain power nationally and locally, dismay at the results for Devon County Council.
For all of this the Torridge and West Devon Conservatives leave this election period delighted with the main result and determined to build on the progress made.
www.westdevonconservatives.com /blog.php?sectionid=9   (3813 words)

  
 West Devon Devon places to see and things to do
West Devon, from the majestic beauty of the high tors of Dartmoor, to Norman castles, to bustling friendly market towns, to following the River Tamar, or cycling the Granite Way, some suggestions for places to see and things to do.
Okehampton Castle -imposing ruins dominating the West Okement river valley on the western edge of Dartmoor, a mile from the town centre.
Okehampton Nestling in the foothills of the northen slopes of Dartmoor, the East and West Okement Rivers, rushing through steep often wooded valleys, on their way to the sea.
www.beautiful-devon.co.uk /west-devon.htm   (537 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Devon’s local government: Two-tier administration exists throughout the County of Devon apart from a single-tier government for the councils of Plymouth and the towns of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay known collectively as Torbay.
Devon County Council is therefore restricted to the rest of Devon and shares power with the eight district councils of East Devon, Exeter, Mid Devon, West Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge and Torridge.
A small part of Devon, namely the parishes of North Petherwin and Werrington, are administered by Cornwall County and North Cornwall District Councils.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/devon.html   (860 words)

  
 Directions to The West Devon English Language School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Devon is easy to reach by road with the M5 having excellent links with major motorways.
Devon is well served by trains from all over the country.
Within Devon, the main bus services are operated by Stagecoach and First Group.
www.west-devon-english-language-school.com /Directions.htm   (283 words)

  
 West Devon Environmental Network
West DEN has worked with the Agency on a number of projects such as Sustainable Schools.
The County Council is a supporter of West DEN and the Agenda 21 process in West Devon.
Based in the north of West Devon, this Trust supports a number of environmental initiatives in the area.
www.users.zetnet.co.uk /westden/Pages/links.htm   (725 words)

  
 South West Forest • Welcome to South West Forest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
South West Forest is an independent, non-commercial partnership providing a service that is agreed and paid for by its funding partners.
Enhanced grants available in the South West Forest area have helped to establish 500 hectares of new woodlands each year since 1998, in ways intended to stimulate and support farm businesses and rural incomes.
Devon and Cornwall County Councils; North Devon, Torridge and North Cornwall District Councils and West Devon Borough Council
southwestforest.org.uk   (775 words)

  
 BBC - Devon - In Pictures - West Devon
Your pictures proving West Devon is not just about Plymouth, pictures from the city to the countryside and the coast.
When our users get that photographic itch in the west of the county, this gallery is the result.
More of your pictures from the West of the county in our archive of photo galleries.
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/in_pictures/your_devon/west/index.shtml   (250 words)

  
 Northern Devon and West Somerset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A detailed baseline for the South West Objective Two programme is presented in the Single Programming Document.
The South West is unusual in that the rural areas account for almost half the eligible population (47%), although there is a substantial urban based population in
Male economic activity rates in the IAP area are lower than the South West and G.B. average, but levels of female participation are significantly higher than the regional and national averages.
www.ob24northdevon.co.uk /iap1june03.htm   (1580 words)

  
 Welcome to The West Devon English Language School UK
The West Devon English Language School is situated in the heart of Devon.
We're based in Tavistock, West Devon, on the edge of Dartmoor National Park – a famous holiday area and the home of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” and Dartmoor prison.
The West Devon English Language School, 72 Whitchurch Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL 19 9BD
www.west-devon-english-language-school.com /index.htm   (437 words)

  
 Geoffrey Cox, QC, MP - Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon
Geoffrey Cox, met the Chief Executive and Chairman of the North Devon District Hospital last week to be briefed on the current situation.
Hundreds of people from Torridge and West Devon, and across the South West, came to the village of Winkleigh on Saturday, to attend a renewable energy exhibition, hosted by local MP, Geoffrey Cox.
If you, your school or organisation are local to the Torridge and West Devon constituency and you would like to arrange a visit to the House of Commons please contact Geoffrey Cox’s office on 01237 459001 or via email to tellgeoffrey@geoffreycox.co.uk.
www.geoffreycox.co.uk   (578 words)

  
 Private School Devon West Buckland School Private Boarding School
West Buckland is one of the leading independent co-educational schools in the West Country.
Taking children from the ages of three to eighteen years, it has played an important role in the life of the people of North Devon and beyond for almost 150 years.
The Nursery is part of the Preparatory School for West Buckland.
www.westbuckland.devon.sch.uk /prep/nursery/nursery2.html   (237 words)

  
 Wheelchair disabled accommodation in Devon - The West Country
This single storey accommodation, designed with the wheelchair user in mind, is also ideal for a family.
Ideal base for exploring The West Country, North Devon, Exmoor and Dartmoor.
Suitable for catorgory 2 disabled on holiday in the west country.
www.devon-holiday.co.uk /cottage-stables.html   (223 words)

  
 Devon Property Search, South-West UK - Devon Property Agent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Each time you come down to Devon you will spend money on over night stays, meals, petrol and more.
Relax, as your Devon property agent I will take over the daily search grind.
Estate agents in the South-West UK take a Devon property agent and my clients seriously.
www.devonpropertysearch.com   (203 words)

  
 AgriBIP and West Devon Business Information Point - Business Advice, Support and Training
West Devon Business Information Point is the Local Enterprise Agency for West Devon and has been operating as a source of information and advice for businesses since September 1993.
The function of WDBIP is to assist businesses with their development and sustainability, helping to improve their competitiveness, which, in turn, leads to increased profitability and employment.
Other activities include training, grant sourcing, market research, feedback to the Local Authorities and public agencies on the needs of the rural business community, promotion of West Devon as an area to live and work and supporting various business and community groups in the region.
www.bipwestdevon.biz /index.php   (316 words)

  
 Torridge & West Devon Conservatives
Torridge and West Devon’s MP, Geoffrey Cox, has called on the Government to do more to ensure that children are able to form relationships with both of their parents, and their extended families.
The Government must act quickly and decisively to safeguard the future of the North Devon fishing industry said Torridge and West Devon MP, Geoffrey Cox as he question Ministers about the unfair and i...
Geoffrey Cox has renewed calls for the Government to introduce greater flexibility into the planning guidelines in an effort to tackle the housing crisis in Torridge and West Devon.
www.westdevonconservatives.com   (336 words)

  
 Neighbourhood Policing - South & West Devon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
South & West Devon takes in the scenic South Devon coast as well as Dartmoor.
In order to achieve this we intend to focus on reducing anti-social behaviour and violent conduct across the BCU area and giving a quality service to witnesses and victims.
We are confident we can move forward and constantly improve in these areas, especially with the positive relationships and mutual support we enjoy with our partner agencies and other groups all working for the communities of South and West Devon.
www.devon-cornwall.police.uk /v3/about/swdev/index.htm   (454 words)

  
 Farm Holiday Accommodation - West Devon - bed & breakfast B&B
A 130 acre farm in the centre of Devon (only 4 miles from the A30).
An ideal base in which to explore Devon and Cornwall with RHS Rosemoor nearby.
We offer a haven of comfort and rest on a 180 acre working dairy farm and provide the perfect base for exploring the beauties of the West Country.
www.west-devon-friendly-farm-holidays.co.uk /farm-holidays.htm   (211 words)

  
 GENUKI/Devon: West Down - Genealogy
West Down from the Devon Library's Local Studies Service.
Dennys, R. Cheglinch, in the parish of West Down, Devon, Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 23 (1), 1947, pp.
West Down: a history and memories of the past.
genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk /DEV/WestDown   (527 words)

  
 Public Art in the South West: Devon
Delivered by Sustrans, in collaboration with Northern Devon Coast and Countryside Service, this project features benches, waymarkers and shelters by local artists Geoff Stainthorp, Ben May, John Butler, Paul Anderson, xheight design, The Organics Lab and Sustrans' lead artist, Katy Hallett for the 328 mile stretch of the Tarka Trail from Okehampton to Barnstaple.
Refurbishment of children's wards incorporating wall paintings and a puppet booth by Sara Easby, tapestries by Christine Sawyer, Sara Easby and staff and stained glass by Ros Grimshaw.
A sound art installation, created by Devon based design team, Liminal, was installed in the centre in 2003.
www.publicartonline.org.uk /pasw/artinsw/devon.html   (2366 words)

  
 WEST DEVON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route is destined to become one of the most spectacular and memorable elements in the emerging National Cycle Network.
It combines the beaches and estuaries of North Devon with the lush green valleys of the Torridge, the Tavy, the Walkham and other evocative West Country rivers.
From Ilfracombe on Devon's north coast to Plymouth in the south, much of its length follows the western flank of Dartmoor, and there are many local links and spurs to explore and enjoy
www.townfacts.co.uk /new_page_390.htm   (1034 words)

  
 Devon County Council
DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL is setting the pace again with its pioneering healthy school meals.
The twelve people who Devonians feel encapsulate all that is great about their county have been announced.
Now it’s your chance to cast your vote for Devon’s Greatest Devonian - Devon’s literary talent set pen to paper throughout the summer to emulate the delights of Devon in 24 words - Vote for your favourite from the 5 finalists
www.devon.gov.uk   (225 words)

  
 Zej's Waterski World - Ski West
Ski West, Quay West, Goodrington Sands, Paignton, Torbay, Devon, South West.
Over the next few years I went back to Ski West with my mum and got to know Mike and Nikki quite well.
Yet every year I go to Devon and ski behind the Fletcher called Ski West off Goodrington Sands.
www.homestead.com /zejworld/SkiWest.html   (945 words)

  
 Torridge & West Devon Liberal Democrats - Home Page
Torridge and West Devon Lib Dems congratulate Ming Campbell on his election as Leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Devon CC Torridge DC West Devon BC Bideford TC Okehampton TC Tavistock TC
John Burnett Graham Watson MEP David Walter PPC Devon Cllrs Torridge Cllrs West Devon Cllrs Bideford Cllrs Okehampton Cllrs Tavistock Cllrs
www.twdld.org.uk   (350 words)

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