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Nominate a community volunteer to win an award at upcoming Devon Community Resilience event

Independent charity Devon Communities Together (DCT), is hosting a free community resilience event later this month and is seeking nominations for community volunteers who have really made a difference during the challenging times of the last few years.

Six volunteers will be chosen to receive an award at the event, which takes place on Monday 23rd May at Filleigh Village Hall, North...

Devon health and well-being charity partners up with Exeter’s Great West Run

A charity that supports Devon residents in their quest for improved health and well-being has become an official partner to Exeter’s Great West Run for the first time. The 10km route and a half marathon through the heart of the city will take place on Sunday 22nd May 2022 .

Exminster-based Westbank Community Health and Care works with people of all ages across Devon to promote and...

Do you have a vision for your village? The Prince’s Countryside Fund grants programme could make it happen

The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) is inviting applications for grants of up to £25,000 over two years for projects that benefit people in rural communities in the UK.

The PCF’s grant programme aims to empower rural communities by funding community-led solutions that improve their viability and resilience. The direct impact that these projects have on the lives of those that live...

New one-off community grant scheme launch by East Devon District Council

Grants of up to £500 are now available from East Devon District Council for voluntary, community and other not for profit groups.

The council has set up a one-off Small Community Grants scheme to provide grants to support community-led ideas and initiatives across the area. Applications are sought from groups looking to fund smaller projects, rather than it being a small percentage...

Tesco shoppers in Plymouth asked to continue supporting life-saving fundraising campaign

Generous shoppers in Plymouth are being encouraged to support a fundraising campaign for three leading health charities.

Last year Tesco's ‘Helping you to live healthier’ campaign raised more than £1million after customers rounded up their shop to the nearest £1 at self-service tills.

The money raised is helping Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes...

£500,000 fuel poverty fund opens for grant applications

Charities, councils and community groups are being urged to help support families to heat their homes this winter by applying for grants of up to £10,000.

The £500,000 fund has been provided by local electricity distributor Western Power Distribution (WPD) in a bid to tackle fuel poverty in the community. Applications are now open at www.westernpower.co.uk/community-matters-fund ....

St Andrew’s in Ashburton named CPRE Devon’s Best Churchyard 2021

Devon’s Moorland Team Ministry is celebrating its success after St Andrew’s in Ashburton (Teignbridge) was named the winner of this year’s Devon CPRE ‘Best Churchyard’ award.

St Peter’s Burial Ground in Budleigh Salterton (East Devon) was runner-up.

Three churchyards were Highly Commended: St Swithuns in Shobrooke (Mid Devon), St Swithuns in Woodbury (East Devon) and St Mary's...

Change the world with M&S Energy and Crowdfunder

£50,000 funding available for community environmental projects

Once again Crowdfunder and M&S Energy have joined forces to launch the M&S Energy Community Fund Competition.

If you are committed to being environmentally conscious through installing renewable technology or energy efficiency measures, or you’re looking to do your bit for the planet, both M&S Energy and...

Public asked to vote for Surprise Supplies winners

RGB Building Supplies has selected the finalists for its first Surprise Supplies giveaway and it’s now down to the public to choose two winners to receive £1,000 worth of building materials each.

RGB had invited businesses and groups from across the region that had been affected by the pandemic to get in touch and explain how a donation would help.

The finalists are Gourmet...

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Devon Cleaning South Hams signs Devon’s Climate Declaration

In the week in which the world marks Earth Day 2021, a South Devon cleaning company is proud to announce that it's recently become a signatory to Devon’s Climate Declaration to show its commitment to achieving a cleaner, greener Devon.

Devon Cleaning South Hams, based in South Brent, is one of just thirteen local businesses to have endorsed the Declaration so far and hopes that many...

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