Devon

Emergency foster carers needed for Devon’s most vulnerable children

Devon County Council’s fostering service, Fostering Devon, is calling for people to consider offering emergency foster care to vulnerable children.

The new ‘Emergency Bed Scheme’ provides rapid support for children and young people, aged between 0 and 18 years old, who are unable to remain living in their current home and need an immediate place of safety at a time of crisis....

If you care about the fair and humane treatment of prisoners, why not consider joining the IMB at HM

Volunteers wanted at HMP Channings Wood

If you care about the fair and humane treatment of prisoners, why not consider joining the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Channings Wood?

In every prison there is an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) made up of volunteers drawn from the local community who are appointed to check on conditions in custody. They are independent of the Prison Service and are responsible for monitoring and...

Blockbusters, classics and family films return to the Big Screen at Vue Plymouth this month

Film-lovers can look forward to a host of hotly-anticipated releases, family films, live sport, and many classics arriving at Vue Plymouth as the home of Big Screen Entertainment opens its doors again.

Tickets are now on sale at Vue for one of the most anticipated films of the year Cruella , allowing it to be enjoyed on the big screen as it was intended to be seen. This live-action...

Share your views on proposed changes to public space protection orders (PSPO) for Exmouth 

Have your say on proposed changes to Public Space Protection Orders for Exmouth

Share your views on proposed changes to public space protection orders (PSPO) for Exmouth

East Devon District Council (EDDC) has launched a public consultation to invite comments on proposed changes to the Exmouth PSPO, which restricts certain activities linked to anti-social behaviour:

  • Possessing an intoxicating substance including alcohol
  • Urination and defecation
  • ...
THG shortlisted in prestigious Museum + Heritage Awards

THG shortlisted in prestigious Museum + Heritage Awards

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) announces that their Creative Cabin project has been shortlisted in the 2021 Museum + Heritage Awards

The annual Museums + Heritage Awards recognise projects of excellence, innovation and ground-breaking initiatives from galleries and visitor attractions across the UK and overseas.

The 2021 Museum + Heritage Awards placed THG's innovative...

Plymouth school raises over £6,000 for South Western Ambulance Charity

Plymouth school raises over £6,000 for South Western Ambulance Charity

Students from OneSchool Global Plymouth have raised £6,088.59 for South Western Ambulance Charity while taking part in a sponsored triathlon fundraising event.

The OSG Plymouth ‘Triathlon for Life’ event took place across two weeks and saw students walk, run, or cycle as far as they could within their local area, covering a collective distance of over 1,450 miles – the equivalent...

Local rural champion calls on Devon businesses to enter national business awards

Businesses in Devon are being encouraged to enter the prestigious Amazon-backed Rural Business Awards

Local business director and Rural Business Award winner, Phoebe Aubury from Cullompton, is encouraging fellow rural entrepreneurs to showcase their work, products and services to the nation at the 2021/22 Rural Business Awards. Entries for this year's competition close on 21st May 2021....

Underwater Photographer Kyle makes a Splash with Samaritans

If you think all charity shops are the same, think again - the Samaritans’ store in Sidmouth is not only a successful fund-raising outlet but it’s also a unique showcase for some of the area’s best artistic talents.

The shop, located in a former bank building, reopened from lockdown last month and within three weeks had attracted 700 paying customers, providing much-needed financial...

Three Loganair services make debut to boost Exeter connectivity with North East and Scotland

A fourth to Norwich will follow Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh in July

Loganair, the UK's largest regional airline, has commenced three services that have re-established Devon's connectivity with the North East and with Scotland's two largest cities.

The direct flights to and from Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh add to the restoration of domestic connectivity to and from Exeter...

Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant is now open

The highly anticipated casual bar and restaurant from Chef Owner Michael Caines has opened on Exmouth’s Sideshore

Michael Caines’ much-anticipated new casual hospitality concept – Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant – has officially opened on Exmouth beach. With stunning panoramic views across the Devon coastline and up through the Exe estuary, it has beachside seating and welcomes families,...

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