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Rowcroft Hospice steps up support to homeless people in South Devon

Following recent figures from the UK charity Shelter that found that more than 3,800 people were recorded as homeless in Devon and Cornwall, Rowcroft Hospice has launched a new project to support homeless communities across South Devon. Funded by the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the project is a collaborative initiate, working in partnership with other charities and organisations who are...

Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award

Lifeworks Charity Champions Inclusive Tourism At Devon Tourism Awards 2023/24

In a celebration of accessibility and inclusion, Lifeworks Charity proudly sponsored the Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award at the prestigious Devon Tourism Awards 2023/24 . The event, held at The Riviera International Centre , showcased the best in the tourism industry, with Lifeworks’ Head of College, Karen Dorow, presenting the Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award


Plymouth says ENOUGH — no more excuses: Let’s end violence against women and girls

Local women’s charity Trevi has launched its city-wide campaign for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and says ENOUGH!

Over the last five years, the number of domestic abuse incidents has been increasing in Plymouth, and it accounts for 27% of all violent crimes in the city compared to the national average of 16%. Last year alone, there were 6,933 reported cases of...

Devon Freemasons Donate £24,000 to 19 Local Devon Charities & Organisations

Every Spring and Autumn Freemasons from all around Devon meet to support local organisations who require financial assistance, among which are children’s charities, schools, youth centres and locally based charities including hospices, hospital services and cancer charities.

The money is raised through the “WAKE FUND”, a trust conceived by William Alexander Kneel, the Devonshire...

Veterans Charity with a Barnstaple Base Benefits from Police Community Fund

Police in Barnstaple have handed over money to The Veterans Charity to help pay for specialist equipment.

The donation of £2,798 will help the national charity deliver training courses, therapy sessions and other activities for those veterans suffering hardship.

The group are based locally in Barnstaple, North Devon and do lots of positive work to support military veterans...

First newbie cooks ‘graduate’ from Westbank’s  recently launched Community Cookery School

First newbie cooks ‘graduate’ from Westbank’s Community Cookery School

Westbank Community Health and Care is celebrating the first cohort of newbie cooks to have completed Foundation Courses in basic kitchen skills at the charity’s recently opened Community Cookery School.

The purpose-built teaching facility at Exminster, near Exeter, opened its doors to beginner cooks this autumn, offering free eight-week workshops to people of all ages who want to learn...

Plymouth bartender shakes up drinks menu in support of Carers Trust

A talented Plymouth bartender is shaking up Grosvenor Casinos national drinks menu with the launch of his award-winning cocktail to raise funds for the Carers Trust.

After causing a stir by winning the coveted Bartender of the Year title earlier this year, 24-year-old, Leon White, will see his whisky-signature cocktail, S aint and Sinner, roll out in 43 of Grosvenor Casinos’ venues...

Dartmoor ponies grazing on Dartmoor

Dartmoor conservation charity launches Mouths on the Moor campaign

The Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust has launched a campaign highlighting the grazing benefits of ponies native to Dartmoor as part of a sustainable regime to restore the overall health of the moor. The charity’s Mouths on the Moor campaign aims to redress the damaging loss of precious heathland plants that are becoming engulfed by purple moor grass and other aggressive species, support Dartmoor’s...

Devon charities encouraged to safeguard donations and resources during fraud awareness week

With Charity Fraud Awareness Week taking place between 27th November and 1st December, Ansvar, a leading specialist insurer for the charity, not-for-profit and faith sectors, is raising awareness about how organisations across Devon can be proactive to protect their assets, reputation, and beneficiaries.

The week serves as a vital initiative to promote understanding about the serious...

Devon charity celebrates 25 years of supporting unpaid carers

Devon Carers, a free service by Westbank Community Health and Care, is this month celebrating 25 years of supporting unpaid carers across the county and is planning several events throughout the coming year as part of its landmark anniversary.

The charity provides a wide range of support services to those who look after family members or friends because they are ill, frail, or have a...

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