Author: Alex Pilkington

Alex Pilkington has lived in Devon all his life. He founded Devon for Europe after the referendum in 2016 and remains the chair of the organisation. He has been involved in the national pro EU campaign as council member and Groups Coordinator for Britain for Europe, has worked on the March for Change campaign, and has helped with some of the technical aspects of West Country Bylines and the local Bylines network.

Whose truth? Why we are at war with ourselves

Alex Pilkington

There is only one truth. Of course there is. We are often left speechless with disbelief or find ourselves incredulous with rage at the stupidity of our fellow citizens when they don’t believe what we hold to be the truth. Why don’t they see the truth? Why do they believe fake news? Why do they […]

Mel Stride puts his foot in it

Alex Pilkington

Mel Stride, Conservative MP for Central Devon, was photographed wearing a wheatsheaf brooch in support of the Back British Farming Day, whilst failing to vote for Neil Parish’s (Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton) amendment to the Agriculture Bill. This amendment was designed to maintain our food and animal welfare standards in any future trade […]

Kids’ Puzzles – No. 2

Alex Pilkington

West Country Weekend kids’ puzzles to keep little ones occupied. Suitable for ages 3 to 7. Just click on the file below to download and print out on A4 paper.

Kids’ puzzles

Alex Pilkington

The first West Country Weekend kids’ puzzles to keep little ones occupied. Suitable for ages 3 to 7. Just click on the file below to download and print out on A4 paper.