community

Well Built community fund winners announced

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 10:28am

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to announce that Exeter Foyer is the latest beneficiary of their Well Built Community Fund.  The centre will be receiving £1,000 worth of building materials from RGB’s Exeter branch enabling them to create a fitness room to help improve the health and wellbeing of the young people they support.

SW Community Energy Day of Action

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 10/10/2015 - 8:22am

Over 30 community energy groups across the South West will come together next week in a coordinated Day of Action to urge the region's MPs to take urgent action to protect the future of community renewable energy projects.

Exeter’s railway wins trio of national awards

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 7:35am

Exeter’s railway was a triple winner at the national Community Rail Awards held at Torquay’s Riviera International Centre on 1st October.

Exeter supports Social Saturday

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:34am

Social enterprises in Exeter are being celebrated at the weekend as part of a nationwide initiative - Social Saturday.

Saturday (10 October) marks a UK-wide day of activity to celebrate, raise awareness and buy from social enterprises.

What sets these businesses aside from traditional businesses is that they trade for a social or an environmental purpose. They reinvest or donate their profits to meet this purpose.

Creating Community in the face of Challenge

Authored by Martyn Goss
Posted: Sat, 10/03/2015 - 9:56am

Earlier this week I found myself on a train between Exeter and Birmingham which was stopped at Gloucester because of a gas leak and where a two hour wait and chaos ensued. Eventually I arrived at my destination almost 3 hours late and the fragmentation of our once effective railway system is very apparent.

It is clear that the train operators and station companies do not always have contingency plans and, as usual in such situations, official communications are very poor with nobody seeming to know what is going on.

Phonic FM’s Rugby Stories

Event Date: 
15/10/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Phonic FM: 106.8FM in Exeter + online at phonic.fm

Phonic FM, supported by Exeter City Council, has commissioned four special ‘audio portraits’ to mark the city’s moment on the world stage.

Rugby Stories will be broadcast on 106.8FM in Exeter and online at http://phonic.fm/

In this programme, Encounter Theatre & Therapy (in association with CEDA) follows a group of people with learning disabilities as they participate in Exeter’s host city festivities.

For more information and to listen again, see http://phonic.fm/rugbystories

Phonic FM’s Rugby Stories

Event Date: 
08/10/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Phonic FM: 106.8FM in Exeter + online at phonic.fm

Phonic FM, supported by Exeter City Council, has commissioned four special ‘audio portraits’ to mark the city’s moment on the world stage.

Rugby Stories will be broadcast on 106.8FM in Exeter and online at http://phonic.fm/

In this programme, Chris Mockridge and Greg Newman follow a match day, from early morning until closing time, meeting the behind-the-scenes characters who make the event happen.

For more information and to listen again, see http://phonic.fm/rugbystories

Phonic FM’s Rugby Stories

Event Date: 
05/10/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Phonic FM: 106.8FM in Exeter + online at phonic.fm

Phonic FM, supported by Exeter City Council, has commissioned four special ‘audio portraits’ to mark the city’s moment on the world stage.

Rugby Stories will be broadcast on 106.8FM in Exeter and online at http://phonic.fm/

In this programme, Neil Rose explores anticipation and preparation, comparing the rituals that competitors and spectators undertake before an important game.

For more information and to listen again, see http://phonic.fm/rugbystories

Phonic FM’s Rugby Stories

Event Date: 
28/09/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Phonic FM: 106.8FM in Exeter + online at phonic.fm

Phonic FM, supported by Exeter City Council, has commissioned four special ‘audio portraits’ to mark the city’s moment on the world stage.

Rugby Stories will be broadcast on 106.8FM in Exeter and online at http://phonic.fm/

In this programme, Alice Armstrong and Shelley Hodgson lead you on a sonic journey from the moors into Exeter, exploring team spirit and personal achievement.

For more information and to listen again, see http://phonic.fm/rugbystories

Exeter charity launches fundraising pack

Authored by CEDA Exeter
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2015 - 10:35am

Community Equality Disability Action (CEDA) based in Exeter has today launched a new fundraising pack which encourage potential new supporters to raise money for the disability charity.

Craig Bowden from CEDA, comments: “For a long time now we have been considered a great secret and its now we begin to let the secret out. CEDA work with over 250 disabled people a year and the family and friends are aware of the work CEDA do, now it’s time to get the other 750,000 people in Devon knowing the same”.

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