Tavistock

You can find out lots of information about the Tavistock area by choosing one of the options below. Alternatively, if you would like to leave a comment you can do so at the bottom of the page.


Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area


From local newspapers

Coffee and a blood check From Holsworthy Post
RESIDENTS of Holsworthy were able to get their blood pressure checked at a recent charity coffee mor…

Help us meet the challenges, mayor asks community From Holsworthy Post
THE annual town meeting at Holsworthy’s Market Hall last Thursday gave mayor Cllr John Allen the op…

Thank you, Lions — that’s capital! From Holsworthy Post
HOLSWORTHY and District Lions Club presented a cheque for £200 to Shebbear Community Primary School…

Ian and Ronnie educate on SARDA From Tavistock Times Gazette
IAN Bertie, a volunteer with the Search and Rescue Dogs Association (SARDA), attended a recent Lions…

Plan faces legal bid From Tavistock Times Gazette
WEST Devon Borough Council is facing legal action by one of its own councillors, over its controvers…

Easier to apply for grants From Tavistock Times Gazette
GRANT schemes for community groups and businesses in West Devon have been revamped so it is now easi…

From Devon County Council

Devon Masterchef makes welcome donation to Adult Social Care Services
One of Devon’s Adult Social Care services which helps people with learning disabilities says its del…

Prestigious award for Gem Bridge
Gem bridge has been named civil engineering project of the year at the British Construction Industry…

Tavistock Devon Adult and Community Learning, Alexander Centre – Acoustic Guitar for Absolute Beginners and Beginners
Devon Adult and Community Learning are creating new ‘Learn Acoustic Guitar’ courses to put gui…

Acoustic Guitar for Absolute Beginners and Beginners
Devon Adult and Community Learning are creating new ‘Learn Acoustic Guitar’ courses to put gui…

Helping older drivers in Devon stay safe
Older drivers in the Tavistock area are being offered help to stay safe on the county’s roads.

Positive response to West Devon railway proposals
More than 450 people have given their views on proposals to reopen the railway between Tavistock and…

First Devon students graduate from the Children’s University
The first pupils from schools from across Devon to graduate from the Children’s University have be…

Devon schools in national initiative to develop dementia-friendly communities
Seven Devon schools are taking part in a pioneering initiative to help develop dementia-friendly com…

Campaign encourages businesses to work more flexibly
An event, to encourage businesses to think about the way they work and to promote the benefits of fl…

Tavistock residents help shape traffic management plans for the area
Public responses to a consultation on traffic issues and parking in Tavistock will be used to help s…

Devon Work Hubs network goes from strength to strength
The Devon Work Hub ‘Family’ continues to expand with centres at Totnes, Tavistock, Cullompton and Ex…

Council plans to make West Devon better connected with new railway and cycle route
Residents in West Devon are being asked for their views on proposals to reopen the railway between T…

Tavistock Enterprise Hub open for business
The second of Devon’s Work Hub projects is now up and running thanks to the local business community…

Bridge and Trail to be a gem for local economy
Drake’s Trail will officially open next week, creating a cycling and walking link between Devon and …

Gem Bridge complete
The completion of the new landmark Gem Bridge near Tavistock has been celebrated at a special ceremo…

Vital bridge shaping up on Drake’s Trail
Spectacular views offered by pedestrian and cycle bridge as it nears completion


Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.


Local Councils
Devon County Council
West Devon Borough Council
Local County Councillor areas
Okehampton Rural
Tavistock
Yelverton Rural


Local Services

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