Recycle Devon wants Devon residents to join the ‘Donation Generation’

Devon residents are being invited to join the Donation Generation by pledging to reuse and repair clothing as much as possible and reduce the estimated 10,000 items of clothing thrown away in the UK every five minutes.

Every pledge made will be entered in a prize draw on 2 March 2020, to win one of 10 Upcycling and Repair kits.

The kits consist of handy items to help repair...

The Big Fix goes nationwide!

UK residents can find inspiration on how to breathe new life into their broken possessions at what promises to be the largest repair event of its kind ever held.

The Big Fix 2020 will see 75 repair cafes from around the UK join forces and run simultaneous events on Saturday February 15.

In an event being co-ordinated by Devon County Council, hundreds of volunteer fixers will...

Region's companies sign up for Business Show

It is already attracting a large amount of interest from businesses in the South West and Plymouth Business Show 2013, which will be held on Wednesday 26th June at Plymouth Pavilions, promises to be a key event in the city's calendar.

The show is being organised by the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce with sponsorship courtesy of City College Plymouth and hopes to build on the success of...

Citywide celebrations for Fairtrade Fortnight

Residents and businesses in Plymouth are showing their support for farmers and communities in the developing world to mark Fairtrade Fortnight.

Plymouth was one of the first to be given the status of Fairtrade City 9 years ago, for showing commitment to raising awareness and promoting the use of Fairtrade goods. Its status was reconfirmed in 2012 and the city will celebrate 10 years as...