A new project to support the growing community energy movement is being launched today by Regen SW funded nationally by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation with additional support being made available in Devon by Devon County Council.
The initiative will support communities to generate, own and save energy.
The Community Accelerator Project will work with at least 30 communities directly and countless others through publicly available training and tools.
Green Party members in Exeter have selected Diana Moore as their parliamentary candidate for the 2015 general election. Ms Moore is a business advisor with extensive experience working with social enterprises, charities and councils across the South West and is a director on the boards of two local cooperatives and a social enterprise. She has also actively supported community involvement in issues around housing in Exeter, including the large proposed developments in Alphington and the South West of Exeter.
The Real McCoy customers and Pickle Shack pop-up restaurant regulars were treated to an indulgent dining experience in the quirky surrounds of McCoy’s Arcade. With a tapas theme, cocktails galore and music from raucous Klezmer influenced band Hazaar the night was an overwhelming success. Pickle Shack is set to return to The Real McCoy on Saturday 25th October.
Filmmaker in Residence at the Exeter Phoenix and Founder of Puny Gods Pop Up Cinema, David Salas, needs your support for latest project - The Emotional History of Places - a film about the potential for important moments to occur in nondescript places.
To realise this film Salas needs both your stories, and crucially, your votes.
#ProjectFilmSupply is about helping winning filmmakers bring their ideas of short films to life, public voting for favorite film concepts closes on the Monday 1 September.
The Riviera Cafe Bar in Teignmouth is the new host for the Teignmouth and Dawlish Social Media Cafe being held on Wednesday 3 September. Social media experts will be gathering upstairs at the venue to support local businesses and community organisations.
The social media cafe runs from 5pm to 7.30pm and provides a free drop-in event where people can pick up tips and hints on using social media, ask questions, meet other like-minded people over a cup of coffee or a beer.
Young carers from Exeter, East Devon and Teignbridge have been treated to a grand Summer Adventure thanks to student volunteers from the University of Exeter Students’ Guild volunteering group, Community Action.
Running from 4-15 August, 70 young carers aged between eight and 15 are enjoying a welcome break from the challenges and responsibilities of their daily lives and the chance to make friends with other youngsters.