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Nancy Murgatroyd

The Heart Project

Join the The Crediton Heart Project - A Small Charity With Big Plans

Learn about the Project and how you can be involved.

Devon Open Studios

If you are interested in art and craft, in meeting local artists and seeing where they work, 11-26 September are dates for your diary. Devon Open Studios is an event that helps artists, and those who love art, potential customers and the curious to meet with each other all over Devon. This year there are 183 venues showing the work of 323 artists. Our picture editor, Nancy Murgatroyd, introduces some of the artists who will be exhibiting in and around Crediton.

Into Every Garden a Little Rain Must Fall - A Visit to Lewis Cottage Garden

Nancy Murgatroyd visited Lewis Cottage Garden near Spreyton, which reopened to the public over the May bank holiday weekend.
The Heart Project

A New Challenge for a New Year - Join the Heart Project Team

Can you help our community website? If so, why not join the Crediton Heart Project team? We are the local charity which created and runs this website. But we also have ambitious plans for a new multi-use building. To build on our achievements and adapt our plans for a Covid world, we are looking for people with time, energy and ideas to join us.
The Heart Project

Heart Project Plans to Expand Website 

This website was created last year by the Crediton Heart Project to support our community through difficult times. The site has already become a popular platform for sharing local information and stories and, as restrictions ease, we have exciting plans to develop it further, as Heart Project trustee Nancy Murgatroyd reports. 

Winter Gardening - a Time to Dream and Plan

The weather can be pretty unpleasant, the days are short, it seems to get dark far too early. Maybe it is hard to get inspired about your garden in winter, but for keen gardener Nancy Murgatroyd this is the time to dream and plan. Here she shares some ideas about how to plan a garden project.

A Good Read  -  80 Blogs Reflecting Local Life 

The blogs on our website reflect local life in very special ways. We all know our lives have changed over the last few months and some of our blog writers tell the story of their own challenges and responses. Our picture editor, Nancy Murgatroyd, picks some highlights from our most recent postings.
The Heart Project

Our Brilliant Blogs  - Something for Everyone

The brilliant array of blogs here on this new community website make for fascinating and varied reading. Topics cover everything from food to fires, stress to surfing, poetry to pampering, tunnels to tragedy, CODS to cakes or cycling, children’s stories to splendid isolation, wildlife to watercolour and the Wild Sargasso Sea.