• Okehampton Health Partnership, a partnership working to ensure the town has sufficient health care provision, has praised the collaborative effort of several bodies as some services have been expanded or provided from scratch within the community.
• Plans for a major chain to open a ’retail hospitality facility’ in Okehampton are in the pipeline as part of a multi-million pound investment project by West Devon Borough Council.
• A new community interest company has been set up to support primary schools in the Okehampton area.
• Okehampton traders have rejected the idea of an ’Okehampton Pound’ as part of a marketing strategy to improve trade in the town.
• West Devon Borough Council is to press ahead with public toilet closures.
• Seven pages of sports coverage, including Okehampton Argyle Reserves' cruise to victory over Kenn.
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