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Frances and her family - from left to right Jake, Kerry, Frances, Carla and Dan

Candles on the Canal: Family, Live Music and a Time to Remember…

Candles on the Canal is a new event hosted by local charity Hospiscare. Its purpose is to bring hundreds of local people together for a relaxed and uplifting evening in memory of loved ones who have died, taking place on Saturday 21 September from 4:30pm. Everyone is welcome regardless of who they are remembering, how long ago their loved ones died or whether they were looked after by Hospiscare.

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Nurse and patient at the Kings House Day Hospice

Local fundraising group needs extra hands to help raise vital funds for end of life services in Crediton

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:33am

We are a friendly, social group who raise money to support the Hospice services that are provided in Crediton and the surrounding communities.

We enjoy organising fun, local events in the town and are proud to say we raise thousands of pounds each year to help support the local nurses who care for people in our community in their homes when they have been given a terminal diagnosis and need expert end of life care.

Di and Sammi Rosser on the Twilight Walk

Hospiscare's Twilight Walk: Di & Sammi Rosser's Story

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 05/18/2019 - 11:20am

In 2016, Di & Sammi Rosser took part in the Twilight Walk simply because it sounded like a fun event and they felt that Hospiscare was a charity worth supporting. They could never have imagined two years later they would be walking in memory, having placed a photo of their much loved husband and dad Jeff on their memory star and displaying it, with so many others, within the special memory tent at The Maer, Exmouth.

Come along to Avenue F and tell us what's on your bucket list

Join Hospiscare at Devon County Show!

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:27am

This year local charity Hospiscare has been chosen as Devon County Show’s Charity of the Year (16-18 May). If you’re visiting the show, pop along to Avenue F to have a chat with the experts about the questions that really matter to you.

Hospiscare want to open up the conversation about death. You only die once, so how do you do that well? If you start having conversations early on about what matters to you, then the chances are you probably can.

‘Rhythm of life Choir’ - Now seeking NEW MEMBERS!

Authored by The Rhythm of life Choir
Posted: Mon, 05/06/2019 - 9:00pm

Popular, funky, and energetic Rock/Pop Choir the ‘Rhythm of Life’ Choir are SEEKING NEW MEMBERS to join in the fun!

No audition or previous experience required. All you need is a bucket load of enthusiasm and a love of singing! 

So if you fancy TRYING SOMETHING NEW, join our choir today and book in for your FREE TASTER SESSION! 

Contact Jax : 07891813474 / jax.gibbins@gmail.com 

*Must be 18+ 

Exeter venue hosts prestigious wedding awards

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:22am

Top wedding suppliers from across the south west came together for a prestigious awards ceremony at Rockbeare Manor, outside Exeter.

The venue played host to 175 guests who were attending the south west regional finals of the Wedding Industry Awards – the only regional and national client voted awards in the wedding industry.

The evening recognises the huge wealth of talent available in the wedding industry across the region, ranging from venues, photographers, caterers, hairdressers and everything else in between.

Reiss and Princesshay celebrate the start of Christmas in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 11/15/2018 - 3:43pm

Princesshay and Reiss hosted an exclusive VIP event on Thursday night for regional media and bloggers to celebrate the start of Christmas in Exeter.

The event included an evening of fashion, beauty, fizz and canapes courtesy of Lloyd’s Lounge, along with a festive styling session from Reiss’ store manager, Helena Paterson.

Saks, Goldsmiths and Kiel’s all provided a taste of their Christmas offerings at the event, and music was provided by local duo Conscious Club.

Fundraising dinner raises £7,500 to combat homelessness across Exeter

Authored by Bethan Spencer
Posted: Sat, 10/20/2018 - 6:58am

On Friday 12th October YMCA Exeter held its third annual fundraising dinner at Woodbury Park Hotel with guests including The High Sheriff of Devon, Mrs Grania Philips, and Chief Constable of Devon & Cornwall Police, Shaun Sawyer.

The Black Tie event was attended by 160 people and through ticket sales, a silent auction and individual pledges, and so far YMCA Exeter have raised £7,500 with donations still being made. 

Spectacular Dartmouth Sailing Week is Hailed a Great Success

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 09/07/2018 - 3:13pm

Celebrating its 174th year, the recent prestigious Dartmouth Sailing Week was a huge success. With more competitors than in previous years, taking part from clubs right along the South coast, Dartmouth, and its surrounding waters, was buzzing with activity.

Pink with a touch of green: The Hospiscare Twilight Walk

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Mon, 07/02/2018 - 7:42pm

Hospiscare is asking ‘going green’ at the upcoming Twilight Walk in Exmouth, which takes place on Saturday, 7 July. The charity is also taking measures to keep environmental impact at the event as low as possible – for example, no ready-filled water bottles will be available.

Cathedral Financial Management (CFM) hosts art exhibition as part of Art Week Exeter

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Thu, 05/31/2018 - 3:12pm

Award-winning CFM sponsored Art Week Exeter - the city’s art festival, by hosting an art reception at Eagle House, Exeter Science Park.   Over 40 guests made up of CFM staff, clients, professionals from the Exeter business community, as well as friends and supporters were welcomed with fizz and wine.   Local artist Nicola Hendry showcased her works including acrylic canvasses, glass ornaments, ceramics and even funky trainers depicting various wildlife images which is a passion of hers.