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Amongst Dartmouth’s many famous historical figures is one Reverend John Russell, who ‘created’ the Jack Russell hunting dog. Read more

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Jason Nickels heads up the distilling process of Salcombe Gin. He oversees production on the impressive 450 litre copper pot still which can be seen at Salcombe Distilling Co’s distillery on Island Street in Salcombe. Read more

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Phil Hayward and his Blueriver Cottages agency has been a neighbour of By The Dart on Hauley Road in Dartmouth for the last three years. Read more

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Sarah is a Celebrant - conducting weddings, funerals, civil partnerships, hand fasting, naming ceremonies and wedding vow renewals. Each ceremony is as unique as the next with personal anecdotes and rituals and she remembers every single one of them. Read more

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Dartmouth’s Food Festival has a new face at the helm. But businesswoman Camilla Beloe is no stranger to the event having been a sponsor for the past three years with her company Corinium Care. Read more

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Robin Springett is Dartmouth Town Councillor for Townstal, chairman of the Corporate Property Committee and a former Royal Air Force Officer. Read more

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Kevin John is landlord at Dartmouth’s The Ship in Dock Inn and an RNLI lifeboat volunteer in the town. Read more

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"I've always worked with people and like talking to them while driving. I can rabbit on for hours!" Read more

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"I've travelled in Europe and further afield including Egypt, Nepal, China, Burma, Peru and Bolivia while I was working and have to say the townscape of Dartmouth is pretty special" Read more

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Gina currently works with Mitch Tonks organising events at the Seahorse and Rockfish. Here she tells By the Dart a little about her life which so far has included dancing with Freddie Mercury and driving through the Sahara. Read more

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Stephen Kearney is the man behind Radio Dart and the Cafe Lounge in Higher Street. Read more

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Other half of the dynamic duo behind the highly successful Seahorse and expanding Rockfish empire. Read more

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Popular fishmonger Mark Lobb has been selling fish to Dartmothians for more than three decades. Read more

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The first time Tony and Gordon saw Kaywana Hall they fell in love with the place. Ten years and a total rebuild later, the couple now run a luxury B&B from the stunning Kingswear residence and are very happy there. Read more

Michael and Louisa Smith, and Lee Porter, opened the first Venus Café on March 24th, 1995, at Blackpool Sands. The company now has six cafés, a wedding licence and hosts many parties. Read more

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Dittisham author Jill Treseder has been hard at work, with her latest novel now available on Amazon. She also spoke at last month’s Ways With Words literary festival, at Dartington Hall, on the creative writing process. Read more

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Linda Churchill is a scriptwriter for the Dartmouth Players community drama group. She also directs and performs and is part of the group’s management team. Read more

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The 26-year-old marine biologist is business manager at Monty Halls’ Great Escapes and can often be seen out on the water in the company’s RIB, as both skipper and marine educator. Read more

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Dartmouth writer Simon Gilmore has penned a great adventure story about a character who has been known to his family for decades. Read more

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The next leg of the journey on board the River Rat leads us from Totnes to Dittisham, taking in the hidden treasures pointed out by skipper Tim Burke along the route. Read more

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