Kidzone adds new outdoor facilities to welcome more preschoolers at Westbank

The thriving preschool within Westbank Community Health and Care’s centre at Exminster has added new outdoor play facilities with a view to welcoming more 2- to 4-year-olds from the local area.

The ‘Kidzone’ at Farmhouse Rise in Exminster already offered a large, bright room with an amazing view over the Exminster marshes towards Woodbury, providing high quality, individually tailored...

Class People makes final call for school project grant applications

Independent education recruitment specialist Class People is appealing for new school project applications before the current round of funding deadline approaches - with £1,500 for each project up for grabs to support school communities across the South West of England.

The Exeter-based business’s charitable organisation, the Class People Foundation, supports the welfare, wellbeing...

Donation to North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team boosts vital lifesaving operations

Barratt David Wilson Homes Exeter, a leading homebuilder in the region, is pleased to announce a generous donation of £1,500 to North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (NDSRT), underscoring their commitment to the local community.

Formed in 1969 and based in Okehampton, NDSRT is a dedicated volunteer organisation that plays a vital role in the safety and wellbeing of an area which...

Hair at the Academy shines a spotlight of hope for Exeter’s homeless community

Exeter-based Hair at The Academy (HATA) is making waves of positive change for those who need it most. They will shine a spotlight on supporting people experiencing homelessness in the city with their remarkable work in the community by extending their free education provision to empower those most in need.

Following the resounding success of their pilot projects where they ran...

Masterchef: The Professionals 2024 Applications Now Open!

MasterChef: The Professionals is back for its 17th series! Once again we are looking for undiscovered new talent and exciting food within the culinary world.

We are calling out to all chefs who want to enter the ultimate cooking competition, to test their skills on a national level under the wings of culinary legends.

Throughout the years, MasterChef: The Professionals has...

Force showcases ground-breaking technology to The Princess Royal

Devon & Cornwall Police has showcased its ground-breaking technology that builds 3D imagery to assist with security and event planning to The Princess Royal.

On Thursday 15 February 2024, Senior Mapping Officer Robert Goldsmith and Firearms Inspector Billy Elliott were invited to present the Force’s geographic information system (GIS) technology at the Ordnance Survey (OS)...

Devon woman marching 100 miles to raise awareness of realities of migraine

Annemarie Wren, 58, who lives in Ashburton, Devon, is walking an epic 100 miles in March to raise money for The Migraine Trust, the UK’s leading migraine charity.

Annemarie lives with vestibular migraine and her 100-mile march equates to around 190,000 steps, representing the number of migraine attacks that take place in the UK every day.

Despite being a common condition (...

New homes coming to seaside Devon town

Scores of families will be able to access high-quality, affordable homes after Torridge District Council gave the thumbs-up for 200 new properties in Bideford.

Persimmon Homes Cornwall & West Devon secured planning permission to construct a development of one to four-bed homes on land at Atlantic Park off Clovelly Road on the western edge of the town.

The plans will help...

Vandals responsible for 'senseless' graffiti slammed

The vandals responsible for offensive graffiti in Exmouth have been slammed for their ‘senseless’ behaviour.

New damage, including profanities, is being discovered every day at a toilet block in Phear Park, by officers at East Devon District Council (EDDC).

The authority is appealing to anyone with any information or descriptions of the vandals, particularly from first thing...

Work on 5 new play parks across East Devon to begin soon

New swings, climbing frames and slides are just some of the classics being installed in five brand new play parks across East Devon.

The old parks, in Budleigh, Beer, Exmouth and Honiton, will be completed replaced as part of a £400k district-wide revamp by East Devon District Council (EDDC).

To give children a sneak peek of what they are in for, EDDC has released artists’...