July 2012 issue


The following articles are just a selection of those that appeared in the July 2012 issue of By The Dart magazine (see cover opposite).

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In January 2004 four men conquered the elements, set world records and laid to rest their own demons to row the Atlantic in just 36 days. Read more

The railway to Kingswear is one of the area’s most attractive day’s out for many visitors. More than a million people use it every year, perhaps because of the dramatic and beautiful views that greet travellers as they chug from Churston to Kinsgwear Read more

About D'mouth

Sea Kayak Devon has arrived in Dartmouth, and this summer Ben Brierley will be guiding sea kayak trips around the stunning Devonshire coastline. Read more

Beaches & Sea

There’s something about ‘Made it’ that makes even the novice crafter, seamstress or jewellery maker want to reach for the scissors, pins, tools, beads and fabrics in a flurry of creative activity to make all manner of fabricky, beady goodness! Read more

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Daniel Tagg has been at the forefront of efforts to bring the community together through the Townstal Community Partnership for the past few years. Read more


When I ask my new clients what their main fitness goal is, they usually say that weight loss is their priority. Read more

Walking & Outdoors

Devon recycles more than any other county – and the South Hams is one of its top recycling districts – By the Dart talked to South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils’ employee Andy Barron, Waste Minimisation and Recycling Officer. Read more

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On days like this anyone would be forgiven for thinking the picturesque riverside port is a prosperous, thriving location, yet under this glossy exterior lies a bleaker picture. Read more

Clubs & Societies

Some of Dartmouth’s most iconic landmarks have been created by one of the town’s longest standing associations, The Old Dartmothians. Read more

Clubs & Societies

Some of his work can still be viewed at the Coombe Gallery in Foss Street, Dartmouth 01803 835820 or at Coombe Farm Gallery in Dittisham 01803 722352. Read more

Dartmouth’s Town Sergeant Ron Lambden and his wife Linda talk about how they are passionate supporters of Organ Donation – after Linda’s life was saved thanks to Ron donating his kidney – to someone else. Read more


Chas’ work can be seen in Baxters, 12 Foss St Dartmouth. 01803 839000 Read more

John’s Gallery in the Market Square, Dartmouth and his website stock a wide range of limited edition giclee and litho prints inspired by Dartmouth, the river and the local coastline. 01803 833833 Read more

Dave Hackford – World Champion Windsurfer and competitor at the 1984 LA Olympics – is relaxed, self-deprecating and easy to talk to, despite being one of the best British windsurfers ever, as we talk about his Olympic experiences. Read more


Summer 2012 - ideas of what to the summer in/around Dartmouth Read more

Walking & Outdoors

Here’s a conundrum! How do you go round Dartmouth Museum without going round the museum? Answer: You read the new guidebook and follow the virtual tour described in it. Read more

About D'mouth

In 1996/7 when I first qualified as a sports physical-therapist I had two dreams; to be a physiotherapist for a professional football team and to be a physiotherapist in either the Olympic or Commonwealth games. Read more


Chris Forsey talks about the inspiration behind his painting of Warfleet. Read more

Blackawton is nestled away from the beaten track – it’s home to a tight-knit community and is one of the most idyllic places to be in Devon. Read more

He left school without any qualifications or ambition other than to be a hard working farmer but Kingswear entrepreneur, Jim Maker, went on to make a fortune running several highly successful businesses. Read more

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