May is Devon's Naturally Healthy Month!

Devon’s Naturally Healthy May campaign is all about harnessing the power of nature and physical activity to improve our health and wellbeing. It’s a fantastic time to head outside and enjoy some fresh air and Spring weather.

It’s all part of Devon’s Naturally Healthy initiative, led by Active Devon and Devon County Council on behalf of the Devon Local Nature Partnership (DLNP)....

Make sure you register to be able to vote in May elections

Residents in Plymouth have three weeks left to register to vote so that they can have their say at this year’s local elections in May.

Everyone that is registered before Friday 7 February will be included in the next Register publication. Individuals that do not register will not be included in the Register and will not be able to vote.

Canvassers have been visiting households...

Young farmers bring their Jacob sheep to the Devon County Show

When 25-year-old Charlotte Slee from North Devon brought three Jacob sheep 10 years ago, little did she think it would be the start of a prize-winning flock.

Now she runs the Halsbury Flock with her brother Christopher, aged 22, on their parents' farm at Buckland Brewer near Bideford.

At this year’s Devon County Show - May 16-18 - they hope to recreate the triumph of last year...

Sky Ride Plymouth returns to Central Park

Following the success of last year’s event, Sky Ride is coming back to Plymouth for a second time in May.

Sky Ride is a free event that encourages people to get on a bike and have fun cycling on traffic free paths. Last year Plymouth City Council, in partnership with British Cycling, hosted the cycling event which saw over 7,000 people taking part.

This year will see Sky Ride...

Plymouth History Festival

Plymouth’s first-ever History Festival will take place from 1 to 31 May 2013 and aims to highlight Plymouth’s unique history and heritage.

A number of Plymouth City Council departments as well as over 30 different local organisations and heritage providers are contributing to the programme which includes exhibitions and displays, film, music and performance, family activities, talks, presentations, walks and guided tours, plus a host of special events such as Local Studies Day, Family History Day, Archives from the Attic, the Opening Ceremony for Devonport Column and Museums at...

EasyLet celebrates two years of turning empty houses into homes

Plymouth City Council's EasyLet scheme is celebrating two highly successful years of finding homes for people by bringing empty properties back into use.

Since the rental management service was launched in December 2010, 52 landlords have signed up and 62 households have been settled into new homes.

The scheme was set up to help bring the city's vacant homes back into use and...