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Trevi celebrates prestigious marketing campaign of the year award for 'ENOUGH' Campaign

Trevi, a leading women’s charity dedicated to supporting women and children affected by domestic abuse and substance misuse, is thrilled to announce that it has won the 'Fundraising/Marketing’ campaign of the Year award from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising South West for its impactful 'ENOUGH' campaign. The award was presented at the institute’s annual conference held in...

Husband and wife bring in the dough after turning £200 eBay pizza oven into Devon’s own slice of Italy

A bricks and clicks pizza business with sites across the South West has cut its operating costs and is on track to increased pizza sales by over 100% thanks to skills learned through the Help to Grow: Management Course.

Pig and Olive was founded by husband-and-wife Simon Harris and Rachel Hicken after they purchased a £200 pizza oven on eBay in 2015. They had just moved to Devon...

Common Home Repairs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Home maintenance helps to preserve the safety, comfort, and efficiency of your living space. Overlooking minor repairs can transform small inconveniences into significant, costly issues.

As such, addressing home repairs promptly helps prevent minor issues from escalating into more severe problems. Quick action can save money, maintain your home’s safety, and preserve its value....

Wellness and Romance: Top Destinations for Couples' Health and Relaxation Retreats

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, taking a break with your significant other rejuvenates your spirit and strengthens your bond. That's where wellness retreats tailored for couples step in, seamlessly blending romantic elements with restorative practices. These retreats have become increasingly popular as they offer a unique opportunity to escape routine, indulge in self-care, and deepen...

Adventure Time Activity Club receives positive Ofsted report

The Adventure Time Activity Club, which operates out of Stoke Fleming Primary School (part of Education South West ) has received a positive report from Ofsted after being inspected last month.

Ofsted inspectors noted that children arrive with big smiles and that all children are kind and respectful to one another. They also stated that staff make sure all children are engaged and...

Liver transplant patients at UHP to receive prehab via an app in UK first

The year-long trial with the South West Liver Unit at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust will see 50 patients undergoing assessment and listing for liver transplant. If successful, the service may be expanded to patients living with other liver diseases and who currently are not on the list.

Prehab is a relatively new area of healthcare that focuses on improving the general...

Local housebuilder donates £1,000 to Sherborne Food Bank

A local housebuilder, Persimmon South West, has made a donation of £1,000 to the Sherborne Food Bank as part of its Community Champions initiative.

The donation was recently marked by a visit from Rob Clark, Land & Planning Director for Persimmon South West, to the Food Bank's Depot at South Western Business Park.

Rob Clark presented the donation to Sally Baxter, Depot...

Creating a Sustainable Glasshouse Garden: Eco-Friendly Practices 

Building a sustainable glasshouse garden is a rewarding pursuit that not only benefits the environment but also creates a year-round sanctuary for diverse plants. By embracing eco-friendly methods, you can cultivate a flourishing garden that reduces your carbon footprint and promotes a healthier planet.

Whether you are an experienced gardener or just starting, adopting eco-friendly...

How To Install Stormwater Drainage To Prevent Flooding And Water Damage

Have you ever stepped outside after a downpour to find your lawn looking more like a lake? It's not just a soggy inconvenience; poor stormwater drainage can lead to a flooded basement, ruin your landscaping, and even damage your home's foundation. This all-too-common problem plagues many homeowners, but there's a solution that doesn't involve waiting around for a pricey landscaping crew....

A taste of Texas arrives in Devon!

One of Devons favourite campsites Lee Meadow Farm Campsite has partnered up with the cool guys at American School Bus Glamping to site a Big Yellow School Glamping Bus for 2024!

“We wanted to add another twist on our newly refurbished camping and glamping site, and ‘Texas’ from America offers just that” say campsite owners Matt and Trudi.

“We converted the School Bus with...

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