Award winning chef Michael Caines is giving his support to a new drive to attract visitors to Chagford on Dartmoor, home to his restaurant at Gidleigh Park.
Local businesses have got together to launch a new website to try to bring more people to the town, which has been feeling the effects of the recession because of its relatively remote location.
Bob Cruwys reports:
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Plymouth Argyle were the region's only winners as they beat in-form Carlisle 1-0 at Home Park. Yeovil and Exeter City both drew.