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Dame Katherine Grainger DBE, chair of UK Sport and Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian

Six charities win share of £1 million Youth Charity giveaway

Six regional charities have been awarded a share of a £1 million fund supporting under-18s as a part of the hugely successful Persimmon Homes Building Futures campaign.

Exim Dance Company represented the education & arts category for Persimmon Homes South West, Barnstaple Youth Ability Football Club sport, and Children and Families in Grief health, and were among the 96...

Happy holidays on the menu with donation

Children in Plymouth can look forward to “Happy Holiday” fun and a healthy meal this Easter break thanks to funding for a community interest group.

ProActive is raising funds to provide an affordable holiday programme to be based at the Mayflower Academy in North Prospect and the project has just been selected to receive £600 from Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Community Champions scheme...

The itch to switch revealed: 2 in 3 people in Plymouth would pick a different career if they could choose again

As the nation returns to work this New Year, January continues to prove a popular time for considering career resolutions, as new research released today shows that over a third (37%) of people in Plymouth would be looking to achieve something that makes them happier if they were to change their current career.

The study shows that nearly two-thirds (62%) of people in Plymouth would...

Property consultants 'go back to school’

Property design and management consultants, NPS South West, based in Exeter, went ‘back to school; when they revisited their £1.4m classroom extension project at Highweek Primary & Nursery School in Newton Abbot, 12 months on. The project constructed by Interserve, was completed in summer 2016, with Hamson Barron Smith (HBS), part of the NPS Group, as design and management consultants,...