June 2009 Issue

June 2009 By The Dart Front Cover

The following articles are just a selection of those that appeared in the June 2009 issue of By The Dart magazine (see cover opposite).

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This weeks Dartmouth Connections catches up with Doug Twigg, Chairman of the Dartmouth & Kingswear Society. Read more

Clubs & Societies

Matt moved from Totnes to take on his present full time role at the Decks Young Peoples Centre in Ivy Lane, Dartmouth. It is part of the Devon Integrated Youth Services which is funded by Devon County Council. Read more

Clubs & Societies

Chris Hoyle Marine, overlooking Darthaven Marine in Kingswear, is a well known marine services company offering a complete installation, maintenance and repair service for outboards. Read more

Business Directory

Stewart Edmondson vividly describes what has inspired him for his new collection of 30 paintings of Devon ‘Moor to Sea’. Read more

Alan Mort has spent 25 years creating Fast Rabbit Farm, a plantsman’s paradise, which is set in a secluded and sheltered valley just three miles outside Dartmouth. The River Black meanders through the grounds creating several natural ponds. Read more

About D'mouth

On a gloriously sunny day with just a handful of puffy clouds drifting across the sky, you could say that Christie Belle crewman Gerry Tunbridge has a dream job. Read more

River Dart

Canoe Adventures was established by Phil Sheardown in 1999, making his lifetime hobby his livelihood and meaning anyone can enjoy the unique and stunning Dart Estuary by guided canoe, one of the most beautiful navigable rivers in the country. Read more

Family Activities

Dave Cawley is well known to many local residents as a past chairman of the Dartmouth Chamber of Commerce and a current Town councillor. What may come as a surprise to many is that, together with his wife Jill, he also runs Timestep Electronics Ltd. Read more


As the river makes its final part of the journey it passes by tranquil villages hugging the banks of the ‘estuary’ before making its great escape between the castles of Dartmouth and Kingswear. Nick Shepherd completes his journey along the River Dart Read more

River Dart

Malcolm Macintosh , Artistic Director of the Inn Theatre Company, chats to By the Dart. Read more


Famous Sons & Daughters No.1: Corp Theodore W.H. Veale VC - A real hero – a son of the town – who risked his life in the incredible rescue of another man from under the guns of the enemy forces in the First World War. Read more

Local History