July 2014 Issue

July 2104 By The Dart magazine
Blackpool Sands © Nick Shepherd

Blackpool Sands © Nick Shepherd

This beautiful part of the world really comes alive in the summer, with so many great things to see and do. Here are some ideas to help you plan your holiday fun whether a visitor to the area or resident looking for inspiration… Read more

Things to Do

After living aboard on the river dart for eight years Ginny Ware and her husband Carl set sail for France and beyond. Here’s an update on how they are getting on. Read more

There are several new ways to get afloat this year thanks to the Dartmouth Yacht Club... Read more

River Dart

Kingswear author Nick Fletcher has just published a new crime thriller featuring a private detective who is not afraid to break the law himself to ensure justice is done. Read more


In the event that you go mad and decide to test the strength of your relationship - live on a boat! You can’t just flounce out of the front door. Read more


Health & Beauty July 2014

She Stoops To Conquer - Health & Beauty by Rowena Kitchen Read more

Health & Beauty 1 Comments

The Dartmouth Gardener - July 2014

"Green Onions" - The Dartmouth Gardener by Alex Webster Read more

The Dartmouth Gardener

Family Favourites - July 2014. Monty Hall's Great Escapes, Browns Hill Arts, Dart Café, St Saviour's Church, South Milton Sands, Haldon Forest, Dartmouth Outdoor Pool. Read more

Family Activities

Earlier in June, the Stags Dartmouth office was pleased to host Bob Bickersteth, the manager of STAGS' London Office who traveled from the big smoke to give his perspective on the property market. Read more


Hello and welcome to the first update in By the Dart for the Dartmouth Business Improvement District. We are working to boost the economic performance of the town, reduce business costs and help businesses respond better to the challenges they face. Read more

By The Dart chat with James & Claire Morris on the sustainable projects they've been focusing on. Read more


WW1 was a terrible tragedy that took the lives of a generation and shook up Britain’s class system breaking down countless barriers. But the country – and Dartmouth was no exception – was caught up in patriotic fever when it broke out in august 1914. Read more

Local History 1 Comments

Less than three weeks into World War 1, Dartmouth faced a crisis which had nothing to do with valour and everything to do with bad management and stock exchange gambling: the collapse of the Plymouth Naval Bank. Read more

Local History

With all the recent press talk of an unsustainable ‘property bubble’ in London and the possibility of an imminent increase in interest rates, By The Dart decided to take the ‘temperature’ of the local property market. Read more


Property View - July 2014

Property Market is Still Big News - Property View by Richard Blake, Local Estate Agent Read more

Property View, By Richard Blake, local estate agent

Garden Design - July 2014

The Room Outside - Garden Design by Colette Charsley Read more

Colette Charsley

"The latest upgrade for the Dart RNLI inshore lifeboat" News from the Dart Lifeboats by John Fenton Read more

Beaches & Sea

Personal Finance - July 2014

"Socially Responsible Investing" - Personal Finance by Ian Thomas of Pilot Financial Planning Read more

Personal Finance

By The Dart talks to Co-ordinator of Dartmouth's Walk & Talk Programme, Griselda Guthrie. Read more


By The Dart sits down with Peter Conisbee, Director of Dartmouth BID. Read more