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RGB raises over £8,000 for air ambulance charities

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have raised a fantastic £8,400 for Devon Air Ambulance and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust over the last 12 months.

The support RGB received for its fundraising efforts was overwhelming despite the COVID-19 pandemic having affected how its branches...

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How much does an extension cost in 2021?

Average house extension prices are between £15,000 to £125,000 , but this varies depending on the type of extension you want to have.

Find out more about the cost of extensions in this guide from the National Association of Building Contractors .

How Much Does an Extension Cost?

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Sylvain Peltier and Michael Caines Launch Café Patisserie Glacerie Franchise

From Paris to Exmouth: Sylvain Peltier & Michael Caines Launch Café Patisserie Glacerie Franchise

After working together for over 15 years, Sylvain Peltier and Michael Caines are turning their dream into a reality by bringing together their brand new concept; Café Patisserie Glacerie to Exmouth beach, with doors opening on Tuesday 13th April.

Cafe Patisserie Glacerie sits on the new Sideshore development alongside casual bar and destination eatery, Mickeys Beach Bar and...

Torquay Barber launches campaign to support mens mental health as hairdressers reopen

Torquay Barber launches campaign to support mens mental health as hairdressers reopen

Barbers across the UK have today joined forces to inspire men to open up about mental health issues. As hairdressers in England finally reopen their doors to eager customers, barbers from Torquay to Tynemouth and beyond are launching the #OurDoorIsOpen campaign in a bid to ensure those whose mental health has been badly affected by lockdown get the support they need.

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Hedley Wood ready to welcome first guests of the holiday season

Hedley Wood will welcome their first holiday guests of the season on Monday 12th April following months of closure due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Despite the park being closed for a large part of the 2020 season the staff on site have been working tirelessly with an upgraded reception area, dog exercise field is now secure and will be getting agility equipment and balls making it more...

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon

Every adult in Devon is being encouraged to take a rapid, lateral flow test for coronavirus twice a week, and now they can do so in a variety of ways including through testing centres, workplaces, pharmacies, or home delivery .

The tests are fast and convenient, and results are usually available within the hour.

Rapid lateral flow tests are for people who show no symptoms of...

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Outdoor learning programme set to help even more Devon youngsters struggling in mainstream schools

A Devon organisation offering an alternative educational provision based entirely outdoors is expanding with three new sites across the county.

The Outdoors Group is opening new sites at Ilfracombe, Totnes and Tiverton and appointing additional area managers. The expansion means more support for young people struggling in mainstream education, through the group’s innovative...

Dance in your pants to help men with cancer!

A South West charity is calling on people in Devon to dance, sing and play music in their pants to raise money to help local men with testicular cancer.

It’s the “Men In Pants” campaign from It’s in the Bag Cancer Support. The campaign is running throughout April, which is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month.

Supporters, known as “Testicle Defenders”, post a video of...

Modern Online Casinos: The Best Gambling Opportunities & Conditions

Usually, every person associates casinos with exclusive buildings with hundreds of tables for games and slot machines. This is where you buy tokens at the entrance, which you then use during the game. If they win, they are converted into money. However, not everyone has access to such casinos. Sometimes we have no idea where to find them. People would often like to play, but for various...

Join the #BallsToCovid challenge

Over the last year, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has created a new rehabilitation service set up to help those recovering from trauma and illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strict infection control changes, as well as restrictions on visiting loved ones, meant rehabilitation teams needed to come up with a new way of making rehabilitation fun for patients. As a result,...

Professor Andrew Brewerton to step down as Principal and Chief Executive of Plymouth College of Art

Professor Andrew Brewerton has announced his retirement as Principal & Chief Executive of Plymouth College of Art in July, after eleven years of service to the independent, university-sector art school (established in 1856), and a career of twenty-seven years in academic leadership.

In his time as Principal, Plymouth College of Art transferred from the Further Education (FE)...