April 2011 Issue

April 2011 The Dart Front Cover

The following articles are just a selection of those that appeared in the April 2011 issue of By The Dart magazine (see cover opposite).

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The first of four installments following Philippa and Nick's wedding plans. Read more

If there’s one thing that irritates Dartmouth gardening expert Stevie Rogers it’s a tidy garden – especially in the winter. Read more


The South Hams Schoolboy who became Commodore of Britannia Royal Naval College. Read more


As almost every property show on television will tell you, a little house doctoring goes a long way… not just in getting a sale, but in getting the best price. Read more


Mitch Tonks breaks down his 10 favorite restaurants in the world. Read more

Food & Drink

Perfect Puddings - Food & Drink by David Jones from Manna from Devon Cooking School Read more

In 1951, seeing a gap in the market, Ken Newton bought a Looe based marine engineering business who were dealers for Bolinder, later to become Volvo Penta. Read more


Lt. Commander Arthur Leyland Harrison VC (1886-1918). Locally born and a graduate of the BRNC he received the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in WW1. Read more

Local History

Stick Insect in the Shower, Living by the Dart by Heather Long Read more

The full dress uniform of King George VI was presented to Britannia Royal Naval College by HM Queen and Queen Mother in February 1953. Read more

Things to Do

By The Dart brings all the facts surrounding BRNC, right to your fingertips. Read more

Castles & Historic Places

Based in Devon for the last 8 years, Emma Dixon has been running her project management and interior design agency, Blue Sea Devon, since early 2010. From Classic to Contemporary, Emma offers an affordable, bespoke design service. Read more

Business Directory

There’s been a hospital in Dartmouth since 1887 when the town’s first cottage hospital opened in Bayard’s Cove - a permanent memorial to the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. Read more

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Jeanette Smith was born in Brixham and, apart from spending two years in Australia as a ‘ten-pound-pom’ with her family aged 12, she has always lived in South Devon. Read more

About D'mouth

The story of officer training and education in the Royal Navy is the story of Britain. At the turn of the last century Britain was at the height of her power. Read more

By The Dart brings you 30 things you perhaps didn't know about the esteemed Britannia Royal Naval College. Read more

Things to Do

BRNC has been delivering initial officer training since 1863 - developing courageous leaders with the spirit to fight and win. We are responsible for the moral component of operational command – people who can lead and understand sailors. Read more

About D'mouth

Nature Notes - April 2011

Spring is one of the best times to see one of the UK’s few amphibians, the common frog. Read more

Nature Notes

Around Kingswear - April 2011

Mike Trevorrow brings By The Dart the latest from Around Kingswear. Read more

Around Kingswear