North Devon District Hospital ICU has been nominated for Best Team at The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards

North Devon District Hospital ICU has been nominated for Best Team at The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards, broadcast on Channel 4 later this year.

This award honours any NHS or healthcare team on the front line or behind the scenes that has gone above and beyond the call of duty.

FALLING ill with Covid as the pandemic first began to grip in March 2020, Mandy Mitchell, the...

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RAW Works with Best in Class

With the recent release of the Taste of the West Awards’ winners, Devon-based public relations agency, RAW Food & Drink PR has been celebrating alongside many of its clients. The UK’s largest regional food and drink awards programme, which helps food and drink businesses in the South West to thrive and succeed, has brought great success for six of RAW’s clients who between them amassed a...

The Box shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award

The Box has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award, it was announced today.

Charity Kids in Museums has run a prestigious annual award for the past 15 years, recognising the most family-friendly heritage sites in the UK. It’s the only museum award to be judged by families.

From April to June, families across the UK voted for their favourite...

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Outdoor specialist shortlisted in rural awards

The Outdoors Group has been shortlisted in two categories in the Rural Business Awards 2021 South West Region.

The organisation, with its holistic approach to the provision of outdoor-based activities for all ages, is a finalist for Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project and Best Rural Recreational or Outdoor Pursuits Business.

The aim of these awards is to...

It's official: Exmouth and Sidmouth boast some of Britain’s nicest beaches

Exmouth and Sidmouth have been officially recognised for having some of the nicest beaches in Britain.

The two towns were among 76 locations to be given the prestigious Blue Flag Award for their outstanding beaches.

Not only this, but Seaside Awards were also given to Exmouth, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, and Seaton by the national charity - Keep Britain Tidy.


Who are Devon’s outstanding apprentices?

RGB Building Supplies has joined forces with Radio Exe to recognise the county’s apprentices and is encouraging companies from all sectors to nominate in the Devon Outstanding Apprentice award.

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 8th to 14th February, RGB and Radio Exe are looking for apprentices who perhaps go the extra mile, have a great attitude, make an...

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Devon's finest honoured at Food Drink Devon’s Virtual Awards

Devon’s world-class food and drink scene was celebrated at Food Drink Devon’s Virtual Awards on Thursday 12th November. The county’s finest food and drink producers, hospitality businesses and speciality retailers were recognised at Food Drink Devon’s first ever virtual awards which were announced online by Devon food and drink champion Kerry White and board member Tom Chartres-Moore of...

Green Flag Awards for Stover and Grand Western Canal Country Parks

Devon County Council's two country parks have been presented with prestigious Green Flag Awards.

Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park are among more than 2,000 sites across the country to collect the award this year.

Both Stover and the Grand Western Canal remained open throughout the pandemic lockdown and they have seen an increase in visitors over...

A deluge of awards for Sharpham wine

Well-known West Country winery, Sharpham Wine, has taken a clutch of top awards at WineGB , a major competition for British wines, which has this year been showcasing the fact that the UK is now regarded as one of most exciting wine regions in the world.

Sharpham Wine, which won a total of four medals at this year’s recently announced WineGB Awards including GOLD for Sharpham Bacchus...

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Salcombe Brewery's New Speyside Barrel Aged Porter wins gold in prestigious national beer competition

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) annual Beer Awards has named Salcombe Brewery’s Speyside Island Street Porter as the best beer of its kind in Britain. SIBA’s annual competition, held digitally for the first time, attracted entries of just under 500 beers from more than 180 different breweries, into 15 beer categories.

John Tiner, founder of Salcombe Brewery, comments “This is...