Jack Russell and students on the North to South Dartmoor Challenge

Devon coach warns of glaring gap in back to school plan

Children in England will return to schools on 8 March, and the government has pledged £700 million in funding to ensure "no child is left behind" due to the pandemic. But a South West personal development coach warns that the long-term impact on children's mental health is not being addressed.

Jack Russell , a personal development coach with over 30 years' experience supporting young...

Great British Tennis Weekend hits Plymouth

A number of tennis venues in and around Plymouth will open their courts to offer free tennis to kids, families and adults this Saturday and Sunday as part of the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Great British Tennis Weekend.

The Great British Tennis Weekend is a nationwide campaign to get more people to play tennis by offering a variety of tennis activities for free.

Hill Lane...

Developing a healthy generation: We need you!

The youth of today are a whole lot more sedentary than ever before, with more children than ever classified as obese throughout the UK. With rapidly evolving technical trends and a huge increase in foods and drinks with high sugar/ fat content, we are heading fast towards an obese generation.

As parents and professionals we know that exercise and a healthy lifestyle is good for both...

There has never been a better time to get into golf!

Looking for thing to do this summer? Well look no further as a South Devon golf club is giving people the perfect opportunity to get out and be active over the coming months.

Wrangaton Golf Club is encouraging people to get into golf by offering beginner coaching sessions for £5 per lesson throughout July, August, September and October.

“We’re running a series of lessons to...

Plymouth Argyle's Community Trust looking for sessional workers to coach youngsters

Plymouth Argyle's Community Trust are looking for enthusiastic and forward thinking sessional workers to work with young people in Plymouth, North Devon and Cornwall.

Candidates must hold in-date qualifications in the following:

  • FA Level 2 Coaching Qualification
  • Safeguarding Children Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Level 1 in another
  • ...

Manage your time or others will do it for you

By Harvey Mackay I’ll never forget an important time management lesson I learned in a seminar many years ago . . . especially how the instructor illustrated the point.

“Okay, time for a quiz,” he said, as he pulled out a one-gallon wide-mouthed mason jar and set it on the desk in front of him. Then he produced about a dozen fist-sized rocks and carefully placed them, one at a time,...