Changes Start with... THE SPARK "at the heart of the alternative west country"

The Spark: our regular editorial


Each issue we have a big (four-eight pages) focus:

Spring: Courses

Summer: Festivals

Autumn: geographical focus

Winter: The Spark Awards.

Our regular pages:

• 2 or 3 page Ignite events calendar - quirky, inspirational & important events in our area, and including our Get Involved column: campaigning/volunteering/actions happening

• 2 full-page interviews: The Big Interview with a known (usually local) mover or shaker, plus Changemaker - a lesser known person who has made a significant difference in their own or others lives

• Spark Bugle: local & eco or ethical news

• OUT!: a focus on outdoorsy spots in our area, for example, sacred sites, viewpoints, water, sculpture trails

• Planet: green & eco news & campaigns

• Community: social change, community activism, people contributing to their neighbourhoods

• Food: healthy, organic food & drink news

• Growing: growing spaces, grow your own, and growing seasonally

• Family: raising a family as green, eco, thoughtful parents

• Body & Soul: holistic health, spiritual development, personal growth

• Letters & competitions. Competitions - we ask for a minimum prize value of £350 (or several smaller prizes to the total value of £350). You get 220 words on your product/service including details of the prize offered. We offer a question that refers readers to your website for the answer. We do not share entrants personal details, other than the winner.

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