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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...


Free training and 1-2-1 support for community businesses and social enterprises to help Devon ‘Do Business Differently’

Independent charity Devon Communities Together (DCT) is providing a series of free training workshops as part of a whole package of support for community businesses in Devon.

Alongside the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), New Prosperity Devon and Stir to Action, DCT is engaging with local communities to support the development of social enterprises, community businesses,...


Free workshops and check-ins on offer to boost Devon’s wellbeing

Independent charity Devon Communities Together (DCT) has launched a new wellbeing programme, Wellbeing Works, to support people and businesses in Devon to prioritise their wellbeing and resilience as we continue to recover from the pandemic.

People can access free 1-2-1 wellbeing check-ins with trained volunteers or join one of a series of online workshops designed to share tools and...

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Grants of up to £500 available for Devon community wildlife projects

Independent charity Devon Communities Together (DCT) has announced the launch of a new Community Wildlife Grant scheme, which has been developed by the Devon Local Nature Partnership (DLNP) to provide small grants of up to £500 to community wildlife projects.

Applications are open to parish and town councils, community groups and community partnerships that wish to fund initiatives...

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HM Lord Lieutenant of Devon presides over Devon charity’s 60th anniversary celebration

Independent charity Devon Communities Together (DCT) is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2021 and this year it turned its Annual General Meeting (AGM) into a diamond anniversary celebration for staff, trustees, members, supporters and its President, HM Lord Lieutenant of Devon, David Fursdon.

Devon Communities Together is one of 38 Rural Community Councils in England and is a member...

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Grants of up to £25,000 available to increase Covid-19 support for people in Devon this winter

Independent charity Devon Communities Together is working in partnership with other voluntary sector and community organisations in Devon to deliver the Devon County Council Covid Outbreak Management fund.

Devon Communities Together is accepting applications for large grants between £10,000 and £25,000 to increase the support for people over the coming winter months in response to the...

Devon charity sets up vital Covid-19 helpline to help communities

A COVID-19 helpline has been launched by the charity Devon Communities Together to provide vital support for parish and town councils and the Devon Village Halls Community Buildings networks as they pull together their resilience plans to help support their communities.

Devon Communities Together is the Rural Community Council for Devon founded nearly 60 years ago, providing a huge...

New training courses to address benefit system changes

In response to the upcoming roll-out of Universal Credit and other recent changes to the benefit system, Citizens Advice Devon, in partnership with Devon Communities Together, has launched a series of new training courses for organisations and individuals who work with benefit claimants. The sessions are designed to keep people up-to-date with how the upcoming changes will affect their clients...