REPAIR SHOP LIST STARTER
One chapter we wanted for the new Book Of Round Yer (£5 at local shops and Bookstop Tavistock) was The Dartmoor Repair Shop – a list of places you might go with the sort of jobs the tv Repair Shop team get asked to do.
Never quite got there but here is a starter list. Help us make it more local?
Graham Occleshaw, South Brent, 07530 052445, firstname.lastname@example.org
Colton Clockmakers, South Brent, 01364 72729
Phil Credicott, Tavistock, 07768 041330, email email@example.com
Peter Symington, Moretonhampstead, 07877 654555, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stuart Coote Upholstery, Chagford, 01647 432379
Franklin & Hare, Ashburton, 07921 576295, email@example.com
Martin Brady at Leaf Leather, Chagford, 01647 432414
Dawn at Crafty Cow, Plymouth, 01752 519500
Watson Welding, Taylor Square, Tavistock, 01822 615402
Princetown Forge, 07501 313807
Greg Abel, Moretonhampstead – www.moretonforge.co.uk
Blacksmith shop at Morwellham Quay, 01822 832766
www.joshmonk.com – Chagford
Craftmongers of Ashburton, 07727 170836, has a specialist
Roy Lilly, Truro, 07774 244281
This list was put together with the help of In A Nutshell Antiques, Ashburton, 07800 561203, and the Dartmoor Artisan Trail, a guide to craftworkers who run classes at
LEE SPENCER’S NEW MISSION
See the village Combined Service Group page on Facebook for a video of Marine veteran Lee Spencer announcing his next big record attempt – a super-triathlon of classic British challenges including swimming The Channel, cycling Lands End to John O Groats and climbing the Three Peaks of England, Scotland and Wales, all in 10 days.
He is aiming for 2022 for the full Triathlon Of Great Britain but will be warming up this spring with the three peaks challenge – Snowdon, Scafell and Ben Nevis. Donate for disabled veterans at
Proper Job of Chagford, a green business centre supported by West Devon Council, has organised a Zoom lecture on permaculture growing techniques starting 2.30 pm Saturday February 13. Donations invited but you can attend free by signing up HERE
* Proper Job also promoting a new “guide for home, schools and communities” – How To Make & Use Compost. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a Zoom link to the launch event on Weds. Feb 10, 5-6 pm.