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Five years ago the Diocese of Exeter submitted plans to construct six small-scale wind turbines on its land in three different parishes in north Devon.  These were part of an overall strategy for the Church of England in Devon to reduce its Greenhouse Gas carbon emissions.  In the event...

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By Martyn Goss Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 5:06pm Updated: 15/05/2017 - 5:50pm
We are living at a crossroads when an emphasis on the common wealth or common good is being...
Posted: 11/04/17
Published by Martyn Goss
Probably one of the most important questions we can ask ourselves is‘who we think we really are’....
Posted: 05/03/17
Published by Martyn Goss
Do you know them all?  It's seven a.m. on a chilly, dark February morning; there's ankle-...
Posted: 09/02/17
Published by Emma Blackmore
The journalist Jeremy Seabrook once researched how people felt about social change in their life...
Posted: 05/02/17
Published by Martyn Goss
In recent years politicians and decision makers around the world have been drawn to appealing to...
Posted: 04/01/17
Published by Martyn Goss
Maybe Christmas in today’s world really highlights our personal and social choices and priorities,...
Posted: 10/12/16
Published by Martyn Goss
Maybe it’s because of the Guy Fawkes season, but I sense this time of year is one of compelling...
Posted: 05/11/16
Published by Martyn Goss
The Royal British Legion Poppy Day is on 13th November. We all know how much and how many depend...
Posted: 31/10/16
Published by News Desk
Britain has no transport policy and nowhere more is this obvious than in Exeter. Our country has...
Posted: 27/10/16
Published by Martyn Goss
Beacon Life 2  - a snapshot of life in Beacon Heath's community centre Boxes of baby clothes...
Posted: 09/10/16
Published by Beacon Voluntee...
Welcome to the new Beacon LIfe blog where we share stories of what happens at our community centre...
Posted: 03/09/16
Published by Beacon Voluntee...
Probably most contemporary English nationalist movements are associated with support for right-of-...
Posted: 09/08/16
Published by Martyn Goss
“The purpose of God is Togetherness”. For those of us within the Judaeo-Christian tradition, there...
Posted: 23/06/16
Published by M Goss
Support Local Business Being as it’s Local Business week I’m focussing this article on the many...
Posted: 18/05/16
Published by Karina Bailey
Although we may not be aware of it, in the last few generations in the West we have increasingly...
Posted: 05/04/16
Published by Martyn Goss
I was born in Exeter in 1955.  In the next bed to my mother was a Sikh woman who had also...
Posted: 19/03/16
Published by Martyn Goss

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