Devon

Plymouth Tesco stores to hold extra summer Food Collection for children and families

Tesco is to hold an extra Food Collection in its Plymouth stores to support children and families this summer.

The collection will take place in Plymouth's large Tesco stores from July 15 to 17 and in Express stores from July 12 to August 28, with customers urged to donate long-life food to the Trussell Trust and FareShare to help them in their vital work to support families in need...

site managers installing Tommy figure at Braid Park, Tiverton

Ex-Army site managers install Tommy figures in show home gardens across Devon

More than a dozen commemorative Tommy figures have been installed in Barratt David Wilson Homes show home gardens across Devon this month in time to mark VE Day on 8th May.

The leading housebuilder is the first corporate patron of the new Tommy Club, a fundraising initiative launched by the Royal British Legion Industries charity (RBLI) to raise money to support armed forces veterans...

Drake Circus and The Barcode gear up for indoor dining reopening

Drake Circus and The Barcode are getting ready for the next stage of their reopening, following the Government’s announcement that the country can enter into Step 3 of its roadmap out of lockdown.

From Monday 17 May, restaurants at Drake Circus and The Barcode such as Nando’s, Five Guys, Zizzi, as well as the popular new addition BrewDog, will be reopening indoor dining.

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May opening for The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth

May opening for The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth

The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth will reopen to visitors on Monday 17 May, with the launch of a new family activity trail.

The new trail, 'An Adorably Curious Adventure', gives visitors the chance to explore the sanctuary and discover the A-Z of fun donkey facts, while completing trail activities along the way.

John Crouch, Visitor Engagement Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary,...

Unprecedented advance ticket sales for Devon County Show 2021

Unprecedented advance ticket sales for Devon County Show 2021

The Devon County Show have announced unprecedented demand for their advance show tickets, with sales up 600% year on year, as people rush to secure their attendance at this year’s show after a 26 month absence.

The show this year on 2, 3 and 4 July will be the 125th in the Show’s history and will be the first County Show to make an appearance on the circuit in 22 months.

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Gabriel David, founder and owner of Luscombe Drinks

Luscombe Drinks Awarded a Royal Warrant

Luscombe Drinks is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a Royal Warrant. Royal Warrants are awarded in recognition of businesses who supply a very high quality service or product, and one that is enjoyed by the Royal Households.

Luscombe founder, Gabriel David, comments: “After many years of having the pleasure of selling our drinks to the Royal family and pressing the apples...

Enable Law celebrates two Partner promotions

National law firm, Enable Law , which has offices located in Bristol, Exeter, London, Plymouth, Southampton, Taunton and Truro, has announced the promotion of two Legal Directors to Partners.

Stacey Bryant and Michelle Biddulph have been promoted in recognition of their outstanding commitment to Enable Law and their field of expertise.

The promotions are part of Enable Law's...

Jean Jones - Blue Table Cloth, Self Portrait

Jean Jones: A Life Uncovered

This intimate exhibition includes a selection of previously unseen paintings of Jones's favourite places - Dartmoor, Oxford and London - and some wonderful portraits. In addition there are also sketches, letters and notebooks which give a fascinating insight into the life of this hugely talented artist. A talk about Jean Jones is being given by Michael Kurtz, one of the exhibition curators, on Wednesday, 19th May at 7pm. Please contact the gallery if you would like to attend. The talk will be filmed live and a video link will be put on the website.

Tesco invites charities in Plymouth to apply for new Community Grant

Tesco Community Grants Scheme will support community projects and good causes across the UK

Tesco is encouraging charities and community groups in Plymouth to apply for funding for local projects that matter to them.

The newly-rebranded Tesco Community Grants scheme will award funds to charities and community organisations whose focus is on helping children and families access the...

Ride on treats NHS staff to free Dr Bike Checks

Ride on treats NHS staff to free Dr Bike Checks

Ride On Cycling for All has been awarded £4,000 from the South West Water Community Fund Project to provide free bike check sessions to NHS staff.

A total of 198 staff at community hospitals in Crediton, Tiverton, Honiton, Exmouth, Dawlish, Teignmouth, and Newton Abbot will benefit from 18 free ‘Dr Bike’ events between June and October.

Dr Bike sessions consist of 30-minute...

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