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Listen in, it's FLEA

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Listen In, It's FLEA

One of the markers of a great little community is a great local radio station. We all know that Devonport is exactly that, and if you tune into 88.2FM, you’ll be listening to The Flea, our great local station. John Grant is the Station Manager, and Program Director Muzza is a veritable radio legend. And guess what, there’s plenty of opportunity for you to get involved, so tune in people…

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Winter Wellness with Village Chiropractic

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Winter Wellness with Village Chiropractic

Sometimes it feels like our bodies are telling us to hibernate in winter, and whilst the mind keeps going, our bodies often want to call it a day for a month or two. Devonport’s Village Chiropractic has been keeping families well for seven and a half years, helping all ages maintain strength and mobility and ensuring our bodies treat us with devotion through the colder months.

Originally sited in the Arcade, Village Chiropractic recently moved to 11 Clarence Street, on the Wynyard side, directly above pavilion Architecture. The team consists of Dr Adrian Stocco who has been in practice for 10 years following his training at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic and Tess France, Chiropractic Assistant, Naturopath, herbalist and mother. The two of them make a formidable team when faced against poor physical health in their clients, working together to ensure bodies and minds thrive.

We asked Tess and Adrian a few things about maintaining wellness in winter.

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Rise and Grind Sunshine: Surviving Winter with Chiasso

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Rise & Grind Sunshine: Surviving Winter with Chiasso

There's nothing better than a daily coffee meme to warm the heart on the way to work each morning, other than an actual coffee, of course. For many, coffee is an undisputed daily ritual that helps those of us with weary limbs spring forth into life like a kid with a crush, ready to see what the day brings. In Devonport, we're particularly spoilt when it comes to the daily grind as we boast our very own coffee roastery, Chiasso. This family business has been defusing the daily stress of many for over 20 years and we think this qualifies them for a Knighthood... Sir Chiasso. It has a ring. 

Meet Jaime & Jono of Chiasso...

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Warming Hearts and Bodies at ECHO

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Warming Hearts and Bodies at ECHO

When it comes to winter, you need to get cosy with the people who deliver the goods that see you staying warm and dapper at all times. For those who shop locally you may have had the pleasure of meeting one of Devonport's most effervescent of business owners, the perpetually joyful Laura of ECHO Designer Boutique and ECHO Designer Living. We asked her how she came to own two of Devonport's retails stores, and what she sells that keeps her customers warm in winter…

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Feeling Right @ Soulsprite

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Feeling Right @ Soulsprite

For many of us there comes a time when we reflect upon the lives we have led and question if there was something that we might have done differently; more time with the family perhaps, looking after ourselves better, taking more risks, not getting too stressed or wishing we spent more time on the things that fueled us, rather than the things that weighed us down…

At the end of a small alley between Vic Road Kitchen and Subway, in the heart of Devonport, Kate and Ben Walden of Soulsprite are working hard to avoid such regret in their lives, and in fact, in their multi-purpose health, fitness and well-being studios, they’re making it their business to ensure their clients avoid it too.

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