Devon Air Ambulance makes a plea for your pre-loved items to support the service

Throughout the pandemic, Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) shops have exceeded the minimum level of Covid-Safe precautions recommended by the Government and have achieved an even higher level of protection to ensure the safety of their staff, volunteers and customers.

Now, following the most recent lifting of restrictions, the charity's 19 shops, although they remain cautious, are fully open...

Making a rescued dog’s journey a little less bumpy in Devon

Making a rescued dog’s journey a little less bumpy in Devon

A bumpy lane in Devon is causing some real problems for dog rescue charity Forever Hounds Trust, which has recently set up a new Homing and Welfare Centre near Cullompton. The only access to the new Centre is via 438 metres of what could be the bumpiest lane in Devon! There are so many potholes, dips and ruts that it is proving a real challenge to get vehicles up and down there and every...

Devon food collection is vital this year as charities face a Covid-19 Christmas

Shoppers in Devon are being asked to donate to a food collection that supports the Trussell Trust and FareShare as they help people in crisis during the Covid-19 pandemic this Christmas.

The Tesco Food Collection takes place every year in Devon, but this year’s collection is more vital than ever. It comes as Trussell Trust food banks and community groups that get food from Fareshare...

People of Plymouth lend a hand at the Big Sort day

More than 40 people including staff from Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Community Homes and members of the public helped sort through the hundreds of bags of donations for families who have been affected by the Clowance Street fire.

The volunteers packed into Stirling House in Honicknowle today to start sorting the bedding, clothes and shoes into sizes before they are moved to The...

Volunteers wanted to help sort donations for fire victims

Around 1,000 bags of donations have been collected and are waiting to be sorted through and distributed to the families affected by the Clowance Street fire.

Since the fire, kind hearted members of the public have literally been flooding Devonport with donations to the families affected, some of whom have lost everything in the blaze.

Devonport based community groups along with...

Keepmoat helps all creatures great and small

LEADING national housing and regeneration specialist, Keepmoat, is lending a helping hand to local charities in Plymouth.

Keepmoat is donating over £3,000 of kitchen materials to three local charities; Dartmoor Zoological Park, Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home and local pony sanctuary Ponderosa, will all benefit.

The donation is a direct result of Keepmoat’s partnership with...

#Nomakeupselfie raises over £8 million for Cancer Research UK

Thanks to the #nomakeupselfie trend and generosity of the public, Cancer Research UK has raised over £8 million in donations in just six days.

The #nomakeupselfie trend isn’t something Cancer Research UK started. But last Tuesday, after people began tweeting their #nomakeupselfie pictures and asking how they could use them to make a difference to Cancer Research UK’s work, the charity...

Shop online and help your favourite Plymouth charities

Shop online in 2014 with this year, and help create a significant new income stream for Plymouth-based local charities such as St Luke’s Hospice, The Eddystone Trust and Tomorrow's People Trust without spending a single extra penny.

Thanks to the revolutionary and rapidly-expanding ethical finance one-stop-shop charity,, shoppers can now buy online with...

489 bags donated in Plymouth for the Great British Bag-athon

British Heart Foundation (BHF) shops are delighted to announce that 489 bags of goods were donated to their Great British Bag-athon event held at Drake Circus. The donated items will now go on to be sold in local BHF shops and could generate up to £9,780 to help fund life-saving research.

The Great British Bag-athon is BHF shops' biggest stock donation appeal, aiming to raise 1...