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Exeter City to hold community football tournament

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 06/25/2016 - 10:07pm

Exeter City Football Club will once again celebrate local diversity by holding a community football tournament on Sunday 3 July.  Both male and female teams will compete for trophies.

The 6 a side competition has been organised by Exeter City Supporters Trust’s One Game One Community Group and Exeter City’s Football in the Community team.

Community Church Service

Event Date: 
03/07/2016 - 10:30am
Venue: 
The Chudfest Marquee is in the Playpark, behind the Church

Sunday 3rd July, Chudfest Marquee 10.30am

An informal summer service of celebration that has been held in Chudleigh for many years.
Originally tied in with the Carnival, the service is organised by members of the Baptist and Parish Church
congregations. With leaders and musicians from both churches, we seek to give thanks to God for our
community of Chudleigh, celebrate all that is good about our town, and pray for the needs of those around us,
and the wider world.

Archaeologists lead community dig on lost Dartmoor Manor

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 06/19/2016 - 10:49pm

From Monday 27 June until Saturday 2 July 2016 archaeologists will be returning to the site of North Hall Manor in Widecombe-in-the-Moor to continue investigations into this intriguing site.

This will be the third season of excavation. The first phase in 2012 targeted the medieval manor site and revealed wall footings, boundary works and pottery that strongly suggest a high status medieval building once stood in the area.

£1,000 fund open for community centres

Authored by Georgina Bolam
Posted: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 9:47am

Following the relaunch of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund in April, the builders merchant is now calling for community centres and village halls in the Exeter area to get in contact and tell them how £1,000 worth of building materials would be of help.

Centres and village halls are at the heart of local communities being used for anything from a parent and toddler group and Yoga class to a local meeting and wedding reception, so whatever a venue’s needs, RGB would like to hear about it.

Great grant news for Topsham Outdoor Pool

Authored by AVeale
Posted: Sat, 06/11/2016 - 7:33am

The volunteer committee which runs the outdoor swimming pool in Topsham was delighted to hear today that the pool will be receiving a grant of £25,000 from the Coastal Recycling Community Fund.

The grant will go a long way towards funding a new roof and solar heating for the community pool, which launched its campaign to raise £100,000 for much needed renovations at the beginning of this season.

Coastal Recycling Community Fund donates £55k to Devon organisations

Authored by CoastalRecycling
Posted: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:23pm

Coastal Recycling has awarded seven community grants, totalling £55,650, to organisations across Devon who aim to enhance community spaces, improve biodiversity, cultural facilities and places for outdoor recreation.

The grant funding, administered by national charity GrantScape, will support a variety of projects, including improving access at Exeter’s brain charity Headway, a brand new clubhouse facility for Bideford BMX and renewable energy heating for Topsham Community Pool.

Grants are being made to the following organisations:

Littleham Community Festival is a winner

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 10:01pm

Staff from the East Devon Homes Community Development service at East Devon District Council did an outstanding job organising the Littleham Community Festival, which took place on Saturday 14 May.

Exmouth & District Community Transport Group awarded £500 Bluebird Care Community Grant

Authored by lydia.ward.bluebirdcare
Posted: Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:32am

Bluebird Care, an Exeter and East Devon based home care provider have awarded a grant of £500 to the Exmouth & District Community Transport Group (EDCTG) to support them in providing transport to the Exmouth Dementia Carers Support Group.

Bluebird Care has been working hard to support community groups across Exeter as well as providing a daily care service to local residents living in their own homes.

June Exeter Yoga Brunch

Event Date: 
12/06/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Court Barn, Highfield Farm, Clyst Road Topsham, Exeter Devon EX3 0BY

SUNDAY 12th JUNE, we are mixing up our Yoga brunch a little!

This month the Yoga Brunch will be held at the stunning Court Barn at Highfield Farm in Topsham!

We will start the morning with a dynamic Yoga session, moving with ease, creating space in our bodies, allowing the body to move softly with no tension, no stress, no competition.

Exeter Yoga Brunch

Event Date: 
21/05/2016 - 10:15am
Venue: 
Exeter Community Centre, 17 St Davids Hill, EX4 3RG Exeter, Devon

The Yoga Brunch is returning to Exeter! After such wonderful feedback from our first Yoga Brunch in Exeter I just had to run it again!

SATURDAY 21st May starting at 10:15AM we are going to explore and move the body through a super fun dynamic flow which will challenge yet ease your body into movement.

Open to guys and girls, Yogis, non-Yogis, never stretched before to stretch every day people, come and start your weekend off with movement, smiles and meeting new awesome people!

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