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South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

The leading online safety charity, SWGfL, unveils Edtesa, an online platform offering UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.

Following years of careful research, the two tools being launched with Edtesa are:

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  • 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...

    Leading charity Diabetes UK looking for people in Devon to get on their bike this spring

    People from Devon can use pedal power to raise vital funds for Diabetes UK this spring by taking part in a cycling challenge.

    The UK Wide Cycle Ride runs throughout April and is a perfect opportunity to take your fitness up a gear while raising money for diabetes research along the way.

    Challengers can pick from one of five virtual distances, ranging from 120 miles for...

    10k Your Way Open for Entries

    Keen Plymouth runner and fundraiser Leesa Pethick is organising a virtual 10k event to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) in it’s 30th anniversary year.

    Leesa is encouraging people to complete 10k however they wish; running, hopping, skipping, walking, even paddle boarding between 7 – 21 March 2021. There is a £7 entry fee for the event, everyone taking part...

    Tesco Health Charity Partnership fundraising appeal in Plymouth shows a little help can go a long way

    Plymouth shoppers will be able to give a big boost this month to three life-changing charities that have been heavily impacted by COVID-19.

    Tesco stores across Plymouth are supporting the Tesco Health Charity Partnership’s appeal to raise money for Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK from 26 to 28 February.

    Tesco customers can make a donation by...

    Devon Air Ambulance launches new March March fundraiser

    Supporters are ‘stepping up’ to help raise funds for the lifesaving service this March, just by going about their daily life.

    Devon Air Ambulance’s (DAA) latest virtual event invites supporters to complete a 300,000-steps challenge throughout the month of March in aid of the life-savingservice.

    300,000 steps are just shy of the recommended 10,000 steps a day for a moderately...

    Plymouth’s Street Factory encourages people to get involved in the dance movement which is connecting people globally

    Plymouth’s Street Factory Charity, creators of the UK’s first Hip Hop theatre, are continuing to reach out with their well-known positive vibe as they continue to stay connected with their community. Today, they are encouraging the people of Plymouth and beyond to use the power of dance to connect with all nations through learning the simple steps of the trending Jerusalema dance.

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    Children's Hospice South West

    Children's Hospice South West Celebrate 30th Anniversary

    Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2021 …and everyone is welcome to join the party!

    During the last three decades, the charity has provided a safe haven of care, support and friendship for thousands of local families with a seriously ill child. And in its 30th year, supporters are being asked to help it create more cherished memories for many...

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    Builders merchant supports Exmoor Search & Rescue appeal

    RGB Building Supplies has donated £500 to Exmoor Search & Rescue Team’s vehicle appeal.

    The volunteer-run charity, which assists the police in locating people who are lost or missing and recovering those who are injured or ill on Exmoor National Park, is fundraising for a new incident control vehicle.

    Acting as a base to liaise with the emergency services and co-ordinate...

    Santa has got his trainers at the ready

    Santas get ready to rock it like Rudolph for children's hospices

    Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) annual Santas on the Run event is back but not as you know it! Taking place over the weekend of the 11-13 December, supporters will be able to choose their distance, route and their festive dress.

    The annual festive fundraiser usually takes place at RHS Garden Rosemoor in North Devon, on Bristol Harbourside and at Cornwall's Eden Project but the...

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