Social Gin Tasting at Local Holiday Home

Local spirits company offers unique blind tasting experiences

Devon-based Azu Spirits have launched an exciting new gin and whisky tasting experience across the South West, just in time for summer.

Azu is partnering with venues and holiday homes across the South West to offer premium tasting experiences to private parties, businesses, and events. The blind tasting showcases six distinct Scottish single malt whiskies or British gins. Azu also...

Seedbed celebrates a year of helping Devon social ventures grow

A major investment fund which has helped dozens of South West social ventures to grow and flourish has celebrated its first anniversary with a special reception in the region.

The £1.2 million Seedbed accelerator programme has already supported 30 social ventures, including Exeter Community Initiative;, Exeter and the Tanglewood Project, near Tiverton, with many...

More funds available for social enterprises

Social enterprises will be able to bid for a share of £180,000 of funding in the next round of our innovative Social Enterprise Investment Fund.

Hot on the heels of the recent announcement of the latest recipients being awarded a share of £420,000, the Council is calling for bids for another round

The funding could be a mixture of loans and grants for social enterprises that...

Aspire event for young people with learning disabilities

Young people with learning disabilities are being given a taste of life after school at event aimed as inspiring decisions and providing choice.

"Aspire" is an event for parents, carers and, most importantly, young people with learning disabilities to find out more about the options open to them after they turn 16.

This type of support is known as ‘transition’ and aims to make...