July 2011 issue

July 2011 The Dart Front Cover

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

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Restoring the former glory of fairfax place after the devastating fire of May 2010. Read more

Living on the Dart: an interview with John Tancred. Read more


‘And on your right is Warfleet Creek, so named because it was where the ships from Dartmouth sheltered before heading out on the 2nd and 3rd Crusades’. Or was it? Read more

Things to Do

The businesses affected by the May 2010 Fairfax fire tell us how they have recovered. Read more


A River Story - by Phil Sheardown of Canoe Adventures. Read more

River Dart

Lawrence Berry retires after 21 years at Dartmouth Town Council Read more


A Day In The Life of a Dartmouth Riverboat Company Skipper, Steve Sherwin Read more

River Dart

Dartmoor's craggy granite tors, deep wooded gorges and tumbling rivers provide a spectacular backdrop in which to relax and explore the largest and wildest area of open country in southern England. Read more

Things to Do

River Dart Salmon and Sea Trout - Food & Drink by David Jones from Manna from Devon Cooking School Read more

Received wisdom and jokes misunderstood on Dart riverboats for the past 60 years. Read more

River Dart

The Dartmouth Gardener - July 2011

"Heavenly Scent" - The Dartmouth Gardener by Alex Webster Read more

The Dartmouth Gardener

There are RNLI designed Beach safety signs on most main beaches now. As well as telling you where you are and where the nearest emergency telephone point is, they warn of the specific dangers to look out for on that particular beach. Read more

Beaches & Sea

Health and Beauty - July 2011

Another Suitcase, Another Hall - Health & Beauty by Rowena Kitchen Read more

Health & Beauty

Architectural or minimalistic planting is not for the faint hearted. Read more

Nature Notes for July 2011

There are two species of bird that are still resident in reasonable numbers in Devon which are often overlooked by the more casual birdwatcher, namely marsh tit and willow tit. Read more

Nature Notes