‘Transport for Your Community’ is co-ordinating its second Community Transport Awareness Week across Devon next week (Monday 8 June – Sunday 14 June).
Community Transport helps people across Devon, especially those in rural parts of the county, that may live miles from the nearest bus route, or are unable to afford taxi fares or are physically unable to use the public transport services provided.
Transport for Your Community, which is made up of local Community Transport group members across Devon, can provide transport to health appointments, services, shops and leisure...
More than half of public transport passenger trips planned to be cut in Devon are now proposed to be restored, following widespread public consultation.
Devon County Council had originally planned to reduce passenger trips by almost 400,000 this year to save £1.7 million, but it is now proposing to reduce this to just under 170,000 after talking to communities across the county.
Out of a total 4.5 million annual passenger trips on all of Devon’s supported services – it means that over 96% of passenger trips on Devon’s supported network would carry on unaffected by the...
The Bluebird Care Grant scheme has been created to provide local community and volunteer groups much needed funds so they can continue to perform the fantastic work they do.
William and Sara Flint, Directors of Bluebird Care – Exeter and East Devon, are passionate about making a positive difference to people’s lives, be that of their customers, staff or by supporting local community projects.
The £500 Grant will be awarded quarterly and more information can be found here .
A free community event you can join as either a stall holder or browser. It takes place on Sunday 21 June 2-4pm and involves anyone living inn Heavitree.
Local people sign up at the website below to hold a stall at their house selling jumble, bric and brac, plants, cakes, craft items, books, records, etc. check out the website for details of the stalls and their locations.
Join us and be part of an exciting new community event.
Freehand is a new exhibition of inspirational craftwork made by local young people and adults in workshops run by the Devon Guild, during 2014-15
Exhibition runs until Sunday 5 July.
The gallery will show objects made in a series of community workshops by Guild makers and artists, who worked with children and young people supported by social services and with complex needs, older people living in supported communities, refugees, adults with learning disabilities and prisoners from HMP Dartmoor. Together they have produced truly inspirational work including large paper mache...
ELF is building a critical care suite at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and its partners, Pavey Group have submitted the project to the Aviva Community Fund Awards programme to win £25,000 for the project.
The critical care suite will allow patients and their families privacy and dignity in a home away from home while undergoing treatment or facing the end of life. Once shortlisted it will be up to a panel of judges to decide if the project will be funded, but we need your votes to get us through to the shortlist.
Every vote gets ELF closer to being shortlisted and...