10k Your Way Open for Entries

Keen Plymouth runner and fundraiser Leesa Pethick is organising a virtual 10k event to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) in it’s 30th anniversary year.

Leesa is encouraging people to complete 10k however they wish; running, hopping, skipping, walking, even paddle boarding between 7 – 21 March 2021. There is a £7 entry fee for the event, everyone taking part...

Snowdrop Festival

UK's First Virtual Snowdrop Festival launched in Devon to help garden lovers in lockdown

The Garden House in Devon is to offer snowdrop lovers across the UK a chance to enjoy one of nature’s most spectacular displays of snowdrops at their first ever Virtual Snowdrop Festival - providing daily treat and a welcome relief from lockdown.

Following the increasing severity of the pandemic, the team had been forced to cancel the world famous Snowdrop Festival, allowing only the...

6 virtual sporting events that will help keep you fit, healthy and in shape

Attending huge sports events probably seems like a distant memory, lost in the past. Those days when we got up early for 6am training or to travel to one of the many races held most weekends across the country. Whether we were running, cycling or swimming, we only wanted the following - to have fun whilst keeping fit! We can’t bring back all of this just yet, but we want to make sure that...

The BEST virtual activities in Plymouth you and the kids can enjoy from the sofa this half term

With much of the UK under restrictions, heading out for some half term fun with the kids seems to be off the cards.

To keep parents and their little ones entertained at home throughout the school break, Matalan has discovered the best virtual activities for kids that you can enjoy from the sofa this half term, including some underwater wonders in Plymouth.

Discover some...

Larks Live

Larks Live launches virtual cookery classes hosted by expert chefs

Larks Live , a new virtual cookery platform has launched, bringing revered chefs, bakers, wine experts and food and drink producers directly into everyone’s kitchens through live, interactive online classes.

Whether participants are looking to learn basic cookery skills, expand their repertoire of daily family meals, or learn how to recreate showstopping dishes to impress friends and...

Farmers invited to virtual mental health seminar

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards are holding an online event to promote mental health and wellbeing in the farming community on Friday 31 July.

The ongoing Covid-19 crisis and increasing industry pressures mean that the region’s farmers are under pressure more than ever. This has led to increased incidents of mental illness within the industry.

To recognise this...

A virtual day out with The Donkey Sanctuary

On Easter Sunday, people will be able to catch up with the Sidmouth donkeys and mules by watching a series of live Facebook broadcasts from The Donkey Sanctuary.

For the first time ever, the international animal welfare charity will be bringing its visitor experience to the virtual world for a day of donkey interaction. Starting at 10am, viewers will be able to see how donkey-facing...