Dog owners urged to keep dogs on paths to help protect nesting birds on Pebblebed Heaths
Thursday 14th Jun 2018
Conservation experts are encouraging dog walkers to keep their pets close to heel for the next few months to protect rare ground nesting of birds on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths.
Research reveals health benefits of the Pebblebed Heaths are worth hundreds of thousands of pounds
Thursday 31st May 2018
An Exeter University research project exploring the links between environment and health and wellbeing has revealed that the economic value of the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths in relation to human health is worth at least £450,000 a year.
Clinton Devon Estates’ pedal power raising funds for FORCE
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
A team of eight from Clinton Devon Estates is once again taking on the gruelling Nello Cycle Challenge to raise money for local cancer charity, FORCE (Friends of the Oncology and Radiotherapy Centre, Exeter).
Extensive, eight-month restoration of ancient Woodbury Castle hill fort nears completion
Friday 20th Apr 2018
An extensive project spanning eight months to restore East Devon’s 2,500-year-old Iron Age hill fort, Woodbury Castle is nearing completion.
Dog walkers asked to help protect wildlife on heaths
Thursday 08th Mar 2018
Conservation experts are working with pet owners to encourage responsible dog walking on some of the South West’s most precious landscapes.
Changes to funding offer huge opportunity for agriculture
Wednesday 28th Feb 2018
As the Government launches a ten week consultation into the future of farm subsidies, Estates Director John Varley considers the challenges and opportunities facing British agriculture.
Screwfix opens at Exmouth’s Liverton Business Park
Friday 16th Feb 2018
Leading UK trade retailer Screwfix has opened its first store in Exmouth at Clinton Devon Estates’ Liverton Business Park, creating eight jobs for local people.
Estates Director John Varley presents his thoughts on farming in Devon post Brexit
Wednesday 31st Jan 2018
Transcript of John Varley's presentation to the Devon Farm Management Association, entitled: “Taking advantage of the breakpoint – a perspective on the choices Devon farmers will have to make over the next five years”
Blackhill Quarry application - the facts
Tuesday 30th Jan 2018
Former quarry is providing 158 acres of space for nature whilst application for 2% of the site will help sustain local economy
Estate helping in fight to save Britain’s smallest rodent
Tuesday 16th Jan 2018
It’s probably best known for being Britain’s smallest rodent, with each individual weighing in at around five grammes.
What may be less well known about the harvest mouse – aka Micromys minutus – is that it is listed as a priority conservation species in England.