The Warrior Women Walk invites you to conquer and connect and help support women affected by domestic abuse and violence

Local women’s charity Trevi is calling all COURAGEOUS, STRONG women who are ready to SMASH IT and complete their 10K Warrior Women Walk this October.

This year, Trevi launches its very first Warrior Women Walk. Join them on Sunday, 16 October, as they urge local women to come together...




Every Little Helps’ as armed forces charity collects at Tesco

Armed Forces charity Help for Heroes has supported more than 1,370 veterans and their families in Devon since its inception in 2007, and, with demand for its services increasing, it is, once more, appealing to the Great British Public for support.

With more than 90 per cent of its income coming from the public via donations and fundraising, its upcoming Tesco national collection...

Devon charities celebrate share of £1million fund

Three charities based in Devon have received donations of £1,000 each as part of the Benefact Group’s Movement for Good Awards.

For the fourth year running, the Benefact Group is giving away £1million to charities through its Movement for Good awards. Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with 250 awards of £1,000 available now for donation....

Heather’s wild swim to find brain tumour cure

A brain tumour patient who used cold water swimming as therapy after her diagnosis is taking on a wild swim to fundraise for Brain Tumour Research .

Heather Turner, 50 of Brixham in Devon will be swapping her swimming cap for a hat adorned in flowers as part of the charity’s Wear A Hat Day with Flowers event on 17 June, where the day will begin with a hat decorating workshop at the...

Local charity pledges over 1,000 hours of volunteering support to local communities

Local charity, Aster Foundation will be making a difference to local communities with over 1,000 hours of volunteering pledged by its supporters and beneficiaries.

The aim of its 1,000 Hours campaign was to reach a combined total of volunteer hours investment of time across local communities to coincide with National Volunteers’ Week (1 - 7 June 2022). The charity encouraged it’s...

Firefighters run entire Jurassic Coast dressed as dinosaurs, in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity

Three firefighters from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service are preparing to run 96 miles across the Jurassic Coast to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity – a cause particularly close to their hearts.

And they’ll be completing the challenge – which they’ve called the Dorset Dino Dash - in blow-up dinosaur costumes.

Ross Burton, Scott Butler and Tom Houseman (aka,...

Alzheimer’s Society Trek26: South Devon Coast

Alzheimer’s Society is urging fundraisers in Devon to take on a new challenge in 2022 and join hundreds of people walking to stop dementia in its tracks at Trek26 South Devon Coast. By signing up to a 13 or 26-mile trek across the breath-taking countryside on 10 September avid hikers and beginners alike can experience the coastline like they’ve never seen it before.

Both the 13-mile...

Young carer Charley Hockridge presents her cheque for over £1,000 to support young carers in North D

Devon Young Carer Charley reaches new heights to help children who look after family members

A young carer who completed a sponsored skydive to raise money for young carers in North Devon has presented them with a cheque for over one thousand pounds to fund activities, trips and get-togethers.

Charley Hockridge, a former student at Barnstaple’s Pilton Community College, is a volunteer for Devon Young Carers - a service provided by the charity Westbank that’s helped Charley...

Call for Devon residents to join step challenge as charity marks Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week

People in Devon are being invited to raise vital funds for Diabetes UK this summer as part of a drive to highlight why it is so important to know your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

The One Million Step Challenge runs from 1 July to 30 September and is ideal for anyone looking for a way to get more active. You take one million steps over the course of three months – around 10,...

Handing over the box of seeds

Seeds to help Heathfield Farm grow

This year there’s going to be a glut of delicious vegetables at a vocational learning centre in Broadclyst, thanks to Otter Garden Centres.

The garden centre in Ottery St Mary donated a box chock full of packets of seeds after MD Jacqui Taylor received a request from Heathfield Farm Project Manager, Karen Adamson.

Karen explained: “We were getting ready to plant the seeds we...

Hospice partners with armed forces charity to care for veterans

Help for Heroes has joined forces with Plymouth’s St Luke’s Hospice to encourage and train fellow veterans to join the Turnchapel charity’s End of Life Military Compassion project as a volunteer.

St Luke’s is piloting a scheme to enhance its end-of-life care for patients who have given service to their country in the armed forces. The project is designed to ensure the community is a...

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