Housebuilder gives parents a sporting boost to keep children active

Authored by Mary

Parents in South West are being offered an online ‘sports day at home’ pack thanks to a leading housebuilder’s partnership with Team GB.

With the current Covid-19 crisis still unfolding, many parents have had to get used to home schooling amid the uncertainty of when their children will return to school.

Now Persimmon Homes South West, thanks to its ongoing partnership with...

Celebrate VE Day 75 at home in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Join people across Plymouth to celebrate VE Day 75 from the safety of your own home.

VE Day 75 takes place on Friday 8 May – which is the first May Bank Holiday this year - and marks 75 years since the end of World War II in Europe.

With large commemoration events across the country cancelled due to coronavirus, Plymouth City Council is encouraging you to join in by hosting...

Determined supporters vow to Race for Life at home

Authored by Mary

DETERMINED fundraisers across Devon and Cornwall are set to Race for Life at Home as they refuse to let the fight against cancer falter in these unprecedented times.

Organisers Cancer Research UK have postponed events for this spring and summer to protect the country’s health during the coronavirus outbreak – and this includes the Race for Life events in Exeter, Plymouth, Exeter,...

Do DIY safely while self-isolating

Authored by Devon news

Self-isolation has led to many people across the area looking for ways to keep busy – taking on DIY jobs has proved a popular option. To ensure projects are completed safely, RGB Building Supplies is offering top tips on how to take on jobs in the home.

Paul West, Branch Manager at RGB Exeter, commented:

“Many of us are spending more time in our homes, so we’re now having the...

Devon school staff on duty over Easter holidays to support key workers

Authored by Mary

Teachers and staff in nearly 170 Devon schools are working over the Easter holidays to provide care and support for the children of key workers.

The Government ordered schools across the country to close their doors a week early for Easter because of the coronavirus crisis but asked staff to remain open for the children of key workers such as NHS staff, care workers, delivery drivers...

First time buyers in Plymouth welcome Stamp Duty scrapping

Authored by Property News

First time buyers in Plymouth will likely be celebrating as the Chancellor has scrapped stamp duty taxes for first timers on properties up to the value of £300,000 in the Autumn Budget.

Those buying properties up to the value of £500,000 will also benefit from the tax break on the first £300,000 of their purchase. This will save those buying their first home thousands of pounds and...

Handmade gifts at MAKE - Devon Guild's New Exhibition

Authored by DevonGuild

It's getting just a little bit close to the C-word, and as the Guild's annual Christmas crafts show opens next Friday, staff are already delighting in the handmade exhibits flooding in for display in their gallery.

MAKE is the popular annual selling exhibition which heralds winter and the festive season. Bovey's gallery will showcase the best contemporary craftwork from...

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe rehomes 100th dog

Authored by News Desk

Tails are wagging at Dogs Trust Ilfracombe as the rehoming centre celebrates its 100th homeless hound this year finding a ‘fur-ever’ home.

Taking the accolade is Saxo, a 9-year-old Labrador cross, who has been adopted by Mrs Doris Matthews, from Bideford, after her dog, Clydie, also from Dogs Trust Ilfracombe, passed away.

Mrs Matthews said: “I rehomed my other dog Clydie in...

Homeless hound longs for new home after a year in kennels

Authored by Sarah Parker

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe is appealing to local dog lovers to give a homeless hound a home after exactly a year in kennels.

Four-year-old Collie Cross, Goldie, arrived at the West Down rehoming centre on March 30th 2016, and staff did not expect for her to still be with them a year later.

But sadly, Goldie has now been overlooked by more than 5,000 potential adopters and has seen...


Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 11:00 to Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 13:30

A tale of unexpected friendship

Exploring a new and unknown world, Home immerses audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) in a multi-sensory story of discovery. Home is the latest bold and exciting production from Frozen Light.

The world is not how they remember it. Where are they now and where is their home. Scarlet and Olive must learn how to survive and create a future together in an environment that is full of surprises. Will the stars shine on this unexpected friendship? And how will they face the challenges that lie ahead?

‘The whole...