Highways and transportation awards event is on the road to success!

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation CIHT (SW) held a glittering awards ceremony recognising positive projects in the South West region for 2023/2024. Attracting 150 guests, it was hosted at the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel and generously supported by headline sponsor WSP.

The annual South West Region Awards celebrate innovative and pioneering transportation...

Navigating the Financial Challenges of Owning a Small Business in Devon

Running a small business in Devon is both rewarding and challenging. With its stunning landscapes and vibrant communities, Devon offers a unique environment for entrepreneurs. However, financial management can be tricky.

Fortunately, we’ve put together a concise guide to help you navigate the financial challenges of owning a small business in this beautiful part of the country....

Mirror, mirror on the wall, theatre royal Plymouth announces the most magical cast of all!

Theatre Royal Plymouth and Crossroads Pantomimes have today (Friday 31 May) announced star casting for this year’s enchanting family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs .

Birds of a Feather ’s Lesley Joseph will star as The Wicked Queen, with broadcaster and barrister Rob Rinder as The Man In The Mirror, comedian Andy Ford as Muddles and West End stars Samuel Holmes and Scott...

Go Quest Adventures announces new launch, website and exclusive offer to mark anniversary

Self-guided city trail company, Go Quest Adventures is celebrating its second anniversary this June with the launch of a new Quest in Exeter, reimagined website and app as well as a limited time only discount code for Quest-goers.

Turning city streets into adventure playgrounds, Go Quest Adventures is a hugely popular interactive walking treasure hunt with a twist. Since its...

Clear-sighted opticians rally Plymouth residents to help improve disadvantaged children’s reading skills

OPTICIANS are calling on kind-hearted people in Plymouth to put their best foot forward to improve children’s literacy skills.

Staff at Specsavers Plymouth are among those supporting the Schoolreaders Race for Reading event, which aims to raise awareness and vital funds to provide reading support in schools.

This comes as Specsavers was announced as the headline sponsor of...

Health and wellbeing charity shares volunteers’ stories to recruit more helpers

Throughout Volunteers’ Week (3 - 9 June), Westbank Community Health and Care is celebrating the army of volunteers who are the beating heart of the Devon-wide charity and sharing volunteers’ stories to inspire more people to help make a difference.

Volunteers’ Week - now in its 40th year - is a week when charities across the South West celebrate those who give up their time to help...

Plymouth Salutes D-Day Heroes 80 Years On

Britain's Ocean City was at the forefront of the Allied assault on the Normandy beaches that marked the beginning of the end of WWII

Britain's Ocean City was at the forefront of the Allied assault on the Normandy beaches that marked the start of the liberation of France, and the city is this year preparing to honour the memory of thousands of British and Allied Servicemen based in...

Plymouth Community Walks in Shoes of those Living with Dementia

Local Sutton and Devonport MP Luke Pollard joined care experts at a unique dementia training experience

An interactive training experience dubbed ‘The Dementia Bus’ has given local care experts and members of the community an insight into what it is like to live with dementia.

Local home care provider Bluebird Care Plymouth & South Hamms hosted the mobile dementia...

Simon Jupp welcomes Prime Minister to Supacat’s Dunkeswell HQ to discuss plans to boost apprenticeships

Simon Jupp, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Honiton and Sidmouth, welcomed Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to Supacat in Dunkeswell on Wednesday May 29th to discuss new plans to deliver 100,000 more apprenticeships per year by the end of the next Parliament.

Since the Conservatives came into office in 2010, 70% of occupations are now covered by apprenticeships and almost 5.8...

Partnership available in Plymouth helps people facing cost-of-living pressures

An innovative partnership between Citizens Advice and Yorkshire Building Society, which is available in Plymouth, has helped over 7,000 people across the UK since it began three years ago, and the advice given could have unlocked over £3.2 million in potential additional income for beneficiaries.

The partnership sees Yorkshire Building Society host Citizens Advice advisers one day a...