Website Editorial Policy

Effective date: 29 June 2020


The website is managed by The Crediton Heart Project whose mission is to support the local community in and around Crediton. 

The aim of the website is to: 

  • promote our local independent shops, businesses, venues and services
  • provide information about activities, events and community groups 
  • give details about local transport, parking and accommodation
  • be responsive, engaging and easy to use
  • be professionally designed and maintained 
  • boost the local economy and keep the heart in Crediton 

Acceptable Submissions 

All articles/blogs  submitted for inclusion on this website must comply with applicable law in the UK.

The authorship of articles, where applicable, is to be recognised.

Articles to be kept to an agreed length, suitable for the space allocated.

Editors to be permitted to make minor editing alterations in the interest of grammatical accuracy, formatting and to suit the space allocated. Authors will be consulted on major changes.


Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory or libellous of any individual or organisation
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
  • Promote sexually explicit material
  • Promote violence
  • Promote discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, age or sexual orientation
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other individual or organisation
  • Promote or campaign on behalf of political parties 
  • Promote any illegal activity
  • Be threatening, harassing, abusive or invade another’s privacy
  • Promote viewpoints that are deemed contrary to the aims of the website

The Editorial Team reserves the right to decide whether an article has breached this policy and to take appropriate action.

Where a breach in the policy is deemed to have occurred, the Editorial Team has the right to take any or all of the following actions:

  • To request the article be amended by the author to meet the terms of the policy
  • To refuse to include the article on the website and inform the author of the reasons why this action has been taken.

The Crediton Heart Project Trustees 

29 June 2020

The Crediton Heart Project is a Registered Charity  No. 1189549