One man and his dog take on Exeter half marathon

Mark Goff with Pongo and brother in law Tom

Dimbleby Cancer Care

One man and his dog from Ponsanooth took part in the Exmoor Half Marathon earlier this month in memory of his BAFTA winning uncle and raised £550 for charity.

Mark Goff, 30, ran the race with his dog, Pongo, and his brother-in-law, Tom, in memory of Chris Collins, a BAFTA winning producer, who died of cancer last year.

New Holt-based service offers home respite for dementia carers

23 April 2015

By karen bethell

Home visiting service volunteers Caroline Baker, Bob Chaplow and Pat Cox (front, from left) with (back, from left) Holt and District Dementia Support Group chairman Wendy Richley and home visiting service co-ordinator Eleanor Sidgwick. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

A new respite service for carers of people with dementia

A new respite service for carers of people with dementia has been launched at Holt, following the success of a weekly drop-in support group opened last year in St Andrew’s Church meeting room.

It's so wrong.

Fat cats milk the NHS yet doctors like me have to turn away the sick to save cash

No doubt you read with anger and disbelief the Mail exposé of the astronomical salaries some NHS managers are being given. Anyone who pays into the NHS would feel the same.