Community organisations across Devon are being reminded that they have just a further three weeks in which to enter the Prince of Wales award, and with it the chance of winning £1,000 to boost their funds.
The Prince of Wales Award is offered annually by the Devon County Agricultural Association for community initiatives in Devon aimed at boosting local sustainability.
Local brain injury charity Headway Devon's popular craft fair and coffee morning returns on Saturday 23rd April. Taking place in the beautiful XCentre, just a stone’s throw from Exeter’s historic Quayside, this event combines a wide range of stalls from talented local sellers with delectable treats in one of Exeter’s most beautiful spaces.
The event will take place at the XCentre on Commercial Road from 11am-3pm and entry is free.
RGB Building Supplies is giving charities, groups and schools in the Exeter area one final chance to receive £1,000 worth of building materials before its Well Built Community Fund is relaunched again in April with a new look.
Over the past two years the builders merchant has donated £10,000 worth of products to a wide range of different organisations in the region as part of the Community Fund. Now they are inviting groups that need help to complete an outdoor project to come forward and explain how £1,000 worth of materials will help.
Gabby Logan and Together Mutual Insurance search for Britain’s ‘Community Initiative of the Year’ and ‘Community Hero of the Year’ celebrating local volunteers with national prizes of £25,000 per category
Today, TV favourite Gabby Logan launches ‘Britain Has Spirit’, a new campaign searching for Britain’s best individual and group volunteers. Gabby is calling on the British public to nominate their local shining stars, who selflessly give up time volunteering for nothing in return.
A music and arts festival is being held to raise money for Devon’s first permanent recovery café.
The RISE 'n' Shine Festival will take place on Friday 27th November from 6pm at Sidwells Street Methodist Church in Exeter.
Proceeds will go towards setting up the county’s first permanent community café for people recovering from a drug or alcohol issue. The project is being organised by RISE Recovery, which provides drug and alcohol services across Devon. The recovery café will be opened at the Exeter RISE base in Uplands Business Centre, Heavitree Road.
Monday 14th December 2015, 13.00-14.00 in the Chapter House
The Pastime Players, an Exeter based amateur Reminiscence Theatre Company, is returning to the Cathedral's Chapter House.
Their latest show, Tis the season to be jolly! recalls, through verbatim memories and music, what Christmas was like in 1950's Britain. After the performance, there will be an opportunity for the audience to share their own memories of Christmas past.
Do join us for a seasonal session of nostalgia. Tea, coffee and mince pies will be provided. £5.
Exe-Arts, the community arts initiative set up by Superact's Patsy Lang, has reached the halfway milestone after a busy two months of fun creative workshops for all ages in art forms ranging from environmental sculpture and photography to graffiti art and experimental drawing.