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9th May 2018

Business Profile: Elfordleigh

Set in 100 acres of stunning parkland on the edge of Dartmoor, Elfordleigh is truly a hidden gem. With everything you need for a short retreat […]
9th May 2018

OM Recommends: Shapla Balti

Located on Ridgeway in Plympton, Shapla Balti Cuisine is an authentic Indian restaurant and takeaway, offering the finest traditional Curries, Specials, Masala’s, Biryani’s and more. Last […]
2nd May 2018

Business Profile: Kintripper

See where your curiosity takes you; hire a luxury motorhome from plymouth couple Matt and Lisa and get exploring! Matt and Lisa Hugh have been making […]
30th April 2018

Lions Club Plymouth

The Lions Club of Plymouth are part of the ‘International Association of Lions Clubs’ and as such serve 205 countries in regions of the world suffering […]
5th April 2018

Broody to Baby and Beyond

Broody to Baby and Beyond: Supporting individual parenting journeys by connecting to local businesses  Broody to Baby and Beyond is an exciting new business based in […]
27th March 2018

Hoofbeats Equine Rehabilitation Sanctuary

Having been set up in 2000, Hoofbeats Sanctuary is a small charity funded entirely by donations and run by unpaid volunteers 365 days a year. And, […]
27th March 2018

Elmer puts St Lukes ahead of the herd

When it comes to encouraging more open discussion around the sensitive subjects of death and dying, St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth is leading the herd, with a […]
27th February 2018

Mother’s Day: 11th March

The fourth Sunday of Lent, otherwise known as Mothering Sunday, is a time for celebrating all that our Mums have done for us over the years. […]
27th February 2018

Take a stroll down Memory Lane

You don’t have to spend a fortune this Mother’s Day to make it a memorable one. Mum’s love spending time as a family, and how better […]
27th February 2018

OM recommends: China Fleet

China Fleet Country Club is a hotel, golf and health club set in 180 acres of stunning countryside on the banks of the River Tamar in […]
27th February 2018

Local businessman prepares to run the toughest footrace in the World in aid of St Luke’s Hospice.

Jamie Shewbrook; owner of Westcountry Tile and Bathroom located in Christian Mill Business Park, is preparing to undertake his toughest challenge to date. In the words […]
27th February 2018

In the Running

Do it for charity, for fun or for yourself. Run – It’s liberating! But, firstly it’s important to know the do’s and don’t about this individual […]
27th February 2018

Purple Day – Awareness for Epilepsy

Purple Day is the international day for epilepsy awareness, and falls on the 26th of March each year. Created in 2008, it was founded by Cassidy […]
27th February 2018

Pomdoo – Business Profile

Martin Pomeroy, proprietor of Pomdoo- has over 14 years experience as a wood floor specialist, and his passion is clearly what drives the success of his […]
27th February 2018

Man for all Seasons – Business Profile

Luke Foster first found his green fingers while helping his grandma with her window boxes and hanging baskets at the age of 11. From there, Luke […]
27th February 2018

Kenmare HR – Business Profile

KenmareHR is a Plymouth based Human Resources consultancy, created by Paul Kennelly to help local businesses with any aspects of employment support required. We meet with […]
30th January 2018

Make The Move vs Renovate: Your New Home in 2018

The excitement of Christmas is over, and you have settled into the New Year. Maybe you were waiting for the festive period to die down before […]
30th January 2018

Adding Value to Your Home

Your home is an investment. Whether you want to work your way up the property ladder and reach your dream home, or simply improve your surroundings; […]
30th January 2018

February 13th: Have a Flipping Good Pancake Day

Whether the 13th of February is a date already in your mind for this year, or you’re the type to make a last-minute mad dash to […]
30th January 2018

Business Profile: Snows Toyota

Toyota is the world’s largest manufacturer of vehicles, and Snow’s Group’s rich history dates back to the early 1960’s. We speak to Mark Edmunds, regional sales […]
30th January 2018

Business Profile: Clip n’ Climb Plymouth

Clip n Climb is a vertical playground for anyone aged 4+ based in the ship at Derriford, and has been in operation since July last year. […]
30th January 2018

Business Profile: Sentinel Private Healthcare

The removal and treatment of conditions such as cysts, moles and skin tags is no longer carried out under the NHS unless it poses a significant […]
5th January 2018

OM Recommends: Bistrot Pierre

Bistrot Pierre, located in the stunning Grade I listed New Cooperage building at Royal William Yard; serves Anglo-French dishes, freshly prepared by the chefs every day. […]
5th January 2018

Cervical Cancer Awareness

This year, Cervical Cancer Awareness Week is focusing on reducing the risks of the disease through screening; running from January 22nd until January 28th. With Plymouth […]
4th January 2018

Business Profile: Shapla Balti Cuisine

Mr Moshahid Ali, owner of Shapla Balti Cuisine located on the Ridgeway has been awarded a certificate of excellence for three years running. It’s clear to […]
27th November 2017

Business Profile: Imperium Plymouth Gym

Imperium Gym has only been in operation since March this year, but it is already going from strength to strength. After speaking to Ben Wadham, Ben […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: KB Security and Training

From a local security guard job in Tesco Metro, to a self made business man with over 120 staff members .The founder of the business, Kenyon […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: Bowen in Devon

Austin Burn-Jones once had little faith in Holistic Medicine. He now runs two clinics in Devon after being one of the first in the South West […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: Richardson’s Legal Services

Established in 2007, Richardson Legal Services are a client friendly firm with experience in a range of specialist Legal Services and Estate Planning Services. We speak […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: David Cater

With over 30 years experience in the financial industry, it’s safe to say that David Cater has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to advising. […]
11th October 2017

Original Style: How a house was reborn into a home for a growing family

Bob Duffield and his family now live in this beautiful 19th century villa-style house – here’s his story of how they uncovered its best features and […]
11th October 2017

Business Profile: G P Service

A year after our first visit, we catch up with Geoff and Carolyn, owners of G P Service, about their appliance-repair business and its success. This […]
6th October 2017

Business Profile: DCL Vehicle Hire

The DCL Group consists of Devon Couriers, DCL Vehicle Hire, and most recently, Plymouth Taxi Van. Rupert Wills, the owner, originally set up his business from […]
6th October 2017

Business Profile: H.M Williams

Ashley Smith took over H.M Williams Chartered accountants in January 2015, a natural progression from his starting point as an employee. A year after our first […]
6th September 2017

Business Profile: Signs Express

20 years ago, Chris Reilly left the Navy and opened the Plymouth branch of Signs Express. He’s part of the largest signs company in the UK […]
4th September 2017

Global Firm Generates Exciting Employment Opportunities

Sitel UK, part of the Acticall Sitel group; originated in the US 30 years ago. Since then, their rapid growth plan has led to the Company […]
30th August 2017

Target Set for LightUp Plympton 2017

The Plympton Chamber of Commerce have been responsible for the Ridgeway Christmas Lights, aptly names Lightup Plympton- for the past 7 years, and it’s safe to […]
30th August 2017

Business Profile: Oakley’s Coaches

Paul Oakley, with the help of wife Michelle has a business to be proud of. With an impressive fleet of 20 vehicles and multiple contracts including […]
31st July 2017

Ed Buckingham- 7 Summits

Imagine having the chance to climb the highest mountain in the world. Imagine being the First and only Cornishman to date to climb Everest. In 2011 […]
3rd July 2017

Business Profile: M.H.Associates

It’s been a year since OM last visited Malcolm Harrison and the team at M.H Associates. We’re invited back to the offices above the Tudor Rose […]
3rd July 2017

Not Your Usual Campsite!

Now the sun has decided to (hopefully!) make a permanent appearance, you might be thinking of ways in which you can make the most of it. […]
29th June 2017

Business Profile- Inch Recycling Solutions LTD

Mark Hinchliffe, Owner of Inch Recycling Solutions Ltd clearly loves what he does. Walking around the 9,000 sq ft warehouse in Filham, Ivybridge- there is definitely […]
31st May 2017

Operation Henry- Pancreatic Cancer Charity

Any cancer diagnosis is incredibly difficult to hear, a truly life changing moment for both the individual diagnosed and their family, but for those diagnosed with […]
31st May 2017

Plymouth’s Lighthouse History

Everyone knows of the iconic Smeaton’s Tower standing proud on Plymouth Hoe, but did you know that it is the third of four Eddystone Lighthouses? These […]
27th April 2017

Mortgages4Plymouth – Business Profile

Mortgages4Plymouth are seen as the number one choice for people looking to buy or remortgage a home, based on the huge number of glowing testimonials they […]
27th April 2017

The Buzz around Bees!

Love them or fear them, bees are a significant force behind UK agriculture. But this increasing reliance on bee polination for crop production is becoming a […]
27th April 2017

Plymouth Estates – Business Profile

Plymouth Estates are a letting agent covering Plymouth and the surrounding areas. Having been established for over 11 years, we visit the owner, Michael Mann at […]
27th April 2017

Chris Kallis Solicitors- Business Profile

With Chris Kallis gradually tapering down his involvement within his solicitor’s firm in order to enjoy a well-earned retirement, it’s up to his son, Abe Kallis […]
28th March 2017

Autism Awareness

The ninth annual World Autism Day is 2nd April 2017, but what is autism, and how can you participate? Read on to learn more about the […]
28th March 2017

National Pet Month

National Pet Month is a registered charity dedicated to encouraging animal lovers to celebrate their beloved furry friends. Throughout April, the charity organises events around the […]