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Devon Society and Culture

Boat Stories

Features ten short documentary films about people whose lives revolve around fishing and working boats in northern Devon.

Devon Buildings Group

Aims to encourage awareness of all aspects of the historic buildings in Devon.

Devon Community Composting Network

Involved primarily with helping schools to compost food waste, as well as supporting a revival in community composting.

Devon Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

Provides the history of the Young Farmers Club with details of Devon events, shows and competitions.

Devon Historic Buildings Trust

Supports the owners of historic properties to restore buildings at risk of dilapidation or loss; includes news, contacts, and details of completed and current projects.

Devon Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB)

A guide to their role and responsibilities, with a collection of resources, contacts, and links.


Runs experiential programmes for leadership, including the Journey.

The Friends of Hoar Oak Cottage

Community Association set up in 2010 to to collect, archive and make accessible the history and heritage of Hoar Oak Cottage.

Haunted Devon

Features information from paranormal investigations carried out in Devon and also includes audio and video files.

Holcombe Village

Community site for this village, which is situated between the seaside resorts of Dawlish and Teignmouth.

Holy Wells in Tarka Country

Features articles about the ancient holy wells of Devon, plus a directory with photographs and notes on each.

John Lerwill's Devon History Selection

Features articles, folklore and genealogy information for Devon, with a particular focus on North Devon.

Lee Abbey

A Christian community hosting conferences, retreats and holidays.

North Devon Animal Ambulance

Animal ambulance and animal welfare services from this animal charity.

North Devon Save Our Hospital Services

A cross party campaign group campaigning to keep North Devon Hospital and sufficiently funded.

Orchard Link

A volunteer-run, not-for-profit organisation of enthusiasts in south Devon concerned about the rapid decline of traditional orchards.


A social enterprise which supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex and/or asexual+ in the wider Totnes area, and organisers of the Totnes Pride.

Sharpham Trust

A local education and conservation charity, offering innovative, creative and practical programmes for adults, young people, children and families.

South Devon Rural Housing Association Limited

Community organisation focusing on housing and related issues. Contains information on how to apply for housing, tenant forms and details of services for older people.

Stokeinteignhead Twinning Association

Offers information including charter and events.

Promotes up and coming social events for the LGBT community in the Torbay area, covering the three towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

Tracking the Holy Wells of Devon

Presents instructions for a tour of six of Devon's hidden holy wells, by car and on foot.

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