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Social lunch club

Event Date: 
16/04/2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Buckerell Lodge Hotel

A social lunch at the Buckerell Lodge Hotel on the third Tuesday of the month starting 16 April 2019 at 12.30pm. Come and meet others in your community. All ages welcome. The hotel is offering 2 meals for £10. Come along on your own or with a friend/family member/neighbour. Please telephone the hotel to confirm your place. 0330 390 0490

Bags of help centenary grants to deliver huge funding boost in Exeter

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 02/25/2019 - 2:26pm

Tesco is marking its centenary by offering community projects in Exeter the chance to bag their share of a huge £100,000 funding pot.

As part of the supermarket’s anniversary celebrations, community organisations from across Exeter are being invited to share in the funding during two special Bags of Help voting rounds.

Bags of Help, run in partnership with the charity Groundwork, sees funding awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. So far in Exeter Bags of Help has awarded £110,408 to 32 local projects. 

Work being carried out at Exmouth’s Warren View Sports Ground as part of pioneering sports hub proposals

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:55pm

Investigation work is being carried out at Exmouth’s Warren View Sports Ground by East Devon’s contractor Geotechnics Limited over the next few weeks to give reassurance that the site is suitable for all-weather pitches and other multi-sport facilities.

East Devon District Council is working with the Devon-based charity Exeter CITY Community Trust to develop a pioneering sports hub at the Ground, which is one of a number of sports and recreation sites owned and protected by the council in Exmouth and across the district.

Everybody needs good neighbours says South Devon care firm

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2019 - 2:50pm

A SOUTH Devon care firm is inviting anyone wishing to do more for their rural community to sign up to its good neighbours’ initiative to provide care in the area where they live (January 2018).

Ludwell Community Orchard tree planting

Event Date: 
13/01/2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Venue: 
Community Orchard, Ludwell Valley Park

All welcome to relaxed, friendly morning, planting fruit and nut trees in the community orchard in Ludwell Valley Park.

Come to help or just to see what we are up to.

Hot drinks and cakes - free for volunteers, for donation to others.

Visit www.ludwelllife.org.uk/events or https://www.facebook.com/LudwellLife/ for more information

 

Tesco customers in Exeter donate more than 11,000 meals this Christmas

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 12/30/2018 - 11:01am

Kind-hearted customers at Tesco stores across Exeter have donated thousands of meals to people in need this Christmas.

Shoppers gave 11,171 meals for food charities FareShare and The Trussell Trust during the Tesco Food Collection, which ran in stores in Exeter from 29 November to 1 December.

Devonians encouraged to share festive cheer with elderly

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:13am

DEVONIANS are being encouraged by a care provider in the county to spread some festive cheer this Christmas among any elderly and vulnerable neighbours or relatives they might have (December 2018).

Christmas can be a bleak time for anyone living alone and Guardian Homecare, which provides care in south Devon and has offices in Exeter, is asking people to check on relatives and neighbours.

A Special Friendship

Authored by Beacon Volunteer Liz Straw
Posted: Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:14am

A friendship formed at an Exeter community centre has given confidence back to short story writer, Linda Lewis.

When Linda moved back to Exeter in 2017, the first thing she did was go to  the Beacon Community Centre’s Friday drop in. There she met Pearl Palmer, a lady who enjoyed reading magazines like the People’s Friend.

At that time, Linda had lost her confidence. “I have sold hundreds of stories to magazines but when I told people I was a writer, they assumed I meant novels, “ said Linda.

British Council International School Award success for Broadclyst Community Primary School

Authored by Manya McMahon
Posted: Tue, 10/23/2018 - 8:00am

Broadclyst Community Primary School (BCPS) has been reaccredited with the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.

The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international education. Fostering an international dimension in the curriculum is at the heart of the British Council’s work with schools, so that young people gain the cultural understanding and skills they need for life work in today’s world.

Yeo!Cider 2018 - Yeoford Community Cider Festival

Event Date: 
13/10/2018 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Yeoford Community Hall, Yeoford. EX17 5HY

Come and join us at our ever popular annual cider festival. This year we have 16 ciders and perries plus real ale and ginger beer.

And as always, some tasty hot and cold food to wash it all down, plus the finest of musicians to entertain us throughout the afternoon.

All proceeds go towards Yeoford Village Community Hall.

Yeoford is on the Exeter to Barnstaple train line so no one needs to drive.

 

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