communities

New online hub launches to support communities in Devon

Grapevine Local is today being launched in Devon, giving local people the opportunity to join this free online hub and play an active role in making their community the best place to work, live and play. The launch has been designed to coincide with World Values Day on 15th October 2020, an opportunity to think on our most deeply held values, one of which is the way we interact with those...

Calor offers £85,000 worth of grants to rural communities

Now in its fourth year, leading off-grid energy supplier, Calor, is once again calling on worthy rural community projects of all shapes and sizes to enter its Rural Community Fund for 2020 and be in with the chance of securing grants from its £85,000 fund pot.

Calor is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year and is marking the milestone by making this year’s investment bigger than...

Grants up for grabs for Dartmoor communities

Community groups are invited to apply for funding that’ll help them deliver projects which celebrate all that’s great about Dartmoor. Following on from the recent Moor than meets the eye-funded Parishscapes project, similar funding is now available so communities can develop projects that are important to their area’s history and heritage. • Conserve, enhance or celebrate the cultural,...

Lottery funds for Plymouth woodland community and conservation project

Communities across Plymouth will get an insight into the hidden delights lurking in local woodland thanks to a two-year initiative led by Plymouth University.

The Plymouth Woodland Project aims to create fun and informative ways to engage people of all ages with the wooded areas across the city, encouraging them to learn about their importance and the role they play in the wider...

Plymouth communities work together for a fair and welcoming city

Dozens of representatives from Plymouth's diverse communities have met to hear about the new Fairness Commission.

Commission Chair Dame Suzi Leather gave the keynote speech at the meeting on Friday that was hosted by Plymouth City Council as part of the Welcoming City project.

The represented organisations included Plymouth People First, Betwabu Association, Plymouth Pride...

Communities encouraged to go wild about their woodlands

Communities in Plymouth will be able to play a major part in protecting their local woodlands thanks to a new project which aims to inspire and reconnect people with wildlife.

Plymouth University has secured £55,900 of Heritage Lottery funding to run the ’Plymouth Woodland Project’, which will work to engage schools, youth groups, community groups and the general public with their...