There are around two million people living with sight loss in the UK. Guide Dogs aims to support people with a visual impairment to keep their independence and maintain their lifestyles. There are lots of different services on offer, ranging from our most well-known service, the guide dogs, through to children and young people’s services, technology, and our volunteering services such as My Guide.
To support the running of these services we have many incredible and dedicated volunteers, and Guide dogs was proud to present the Local Volunteer Awards event for the South West region...
Crafty Cakes in Exeter celebrated their 30th birthday this month and what do you need for any celebration….cake, and that’s just what Crafty Cakes had lots of when they celebrated by hosting a party last weekend.
1988 saw the birth of Adele, Rick Astley hitting the spot with Never Gonna Give You Up, Red Dwarf landing on our TV screens and the start of what was to be a very successful business in Exeter.
“We are proud to have been designing and baking cakes for 30 years, we have seen many businesses come and go but thanks to what we offer we are thriving” said Becky. Becky...
Oakdown Caravan and Camping Park, based on the East Devon coast, is celebrating after winning gold in the ‘Holiday Park of the Year’ category in the Visit Devon Tourism Awards.
The awards, which are now in their eighth year, celebrate the best of Devon Tourism.
And the announcement comes at the end of a very busy period for Oakdown, which has this year seen the introduction of shepherd’s huts and premier pods, a brand-new reception area and a redesigned coffee shop and restaurant.
Alastair Franks, whose family have owned Oakdown since the 1970s, said: ‘To win gold...
Members of Devon based disability charity CEDA gathered at the charities base in Exeter to celebrate the arrival of their new accessible minibus. CEDA users, charity supporters, fundraisers and members of the staff team gathered to witness the parents of former CEDA user Greg Hurford cut the ribbon to mark the official launch of the new minibus. CEDA CEO Renata Colley said: “We are all thrilled with the new minibus – it’s going to make enabling our users to access our many services easier and more reliable. It will give us much more freedom.”
Get Changed are delighted to present a contemporary dance interpretation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This is part of an 18-month project to commemorate Lewis Carroll’s story of Alice. The audiences can expect to be thoroughly entertained: if you have seen Get Changed perform before, you know you’ll be in for a treat!
Celebrations will be in full swing on Ladies’ Night at Exeter Racecourse this year which beautifully coincides with Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday, April 21. Finest outfits are the order of the day as judges walk around the racecourse to select the finalists for the coveted Best Dressed Lady and Best Dressed Gentleman competitions. There will be special footage of Her Majesty The Queen shown on the big screen, a bottle of champagne will be given to the 90th person through the gate and to the person who buys the 90th racecard and owners of horses running in the Many Happy...
A celebration of 125 years of vintage entertainment! Gypsy Jazz and Blues to dance to with Neo Victorian Music Hall favourites for your delight and delectation.
The Queen Bootie Trio
The Queen Bootie Trio are an offshoot from The Bootleg Swingband and bring you a smorgasbord of unforgettable vintage tunes. From Django to Tango. Songs by Ella, Billy, Frank, Tom Waits and many other legendary singers. Pitting two incredible acoustic guitars with Queen Booties timeless vocals.