community

Housebuilder provides community boost to Monkerton

Authored by Property News
Posted: Mon, 06/25/2018 - 2:59pm

Residents in and around Monkerton are set to benefit from impressive new community facilities, thanks to a partnership between David Wilson Homes and Exeter City Council.

The five star housebuilder has provided funding towards local projects, affordable housing, open space and transport as part of the Harts Meadow development.

Innovative free gardening app launched at Toby’s Garden Festival

Authored by CandideUK
Posted: Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:07am

A unique way to discover the gardening community around you has been launched by Candide, an innovative gardening community app, at Toby’s Garden Festival. Places is the brand new and unique functionality which allows you to locate your nearest gardening centre or public garden wherever you are in the South West. This regional launch comes ahead of a national roll out at BBC Gardeners’ World Live in June.

Exeter builders merchant gets into carnival spirit with Community Fund

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:05pm

Since 2014, RGB Building Supplies has donated £23,000 worth of building materials to clubs, charities, schools and groups through its Well Built Community Fund and it’s delighted to announce the fund is returning for another 12-months.

For the next giveaway, RGB will be donating £1,000 worth of building materials to a group that’s taking part in a carnival or festival. So, whether materials are needed to help build a float, decorate a stall, or build a Carnival Queen’s throne, RGB would like to hear about it.

Community, Culture and Crisis

Authored by Martyn Goss
Posted: Sun, 04/01/2018 - 12:10am

If someone says they don’t think the environment is important, I suggest they hold their breath for 5 minutes, or go a day without water, or a week with no food. We may take breathing, drinking and eating for granted, but these are the three activities which link us more closely to the Earth than any others. Yet we do not appreciate their preciousness – or at least not until they are gone.

Exeter West Police Team Community Meeting

Event Date: 
25/04/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Redhills School, Landhayes Road, Exwick

It's that time of the year again to have another 'West Side' Community Meeting.

This time we're going to be holding it at Redhills School on Wed 25th Apr from 7pm - 8.30pm. We realized that our last meeting went on for longer than we wanted so we're going to cut this one by half an hour.

We've got a lot to fit in but our agenda at the minute is:

1. Meet the team.
2. Current force priorities.
3. Local issues.
4. Modern Slavery and Op Cleft (County Lines)
5. Q&A.

A Celebration of Dartmoor’s Community Heritage

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 02/28/2018 - 4:07pm

Find out more about the fascinating heritage projects that have been carried out as part of the Moor than meets the eye (MTMTE) Scheme at a free event on 10 March.

The event is being held at Dartmoor National Park Headquarters, on Saturday 10 March 2018, to celebrate the multitude of volunteer-led community heritage projects that have been running on Dartmoor as part of this Heritage Lottery funded scheme.

Community crowdfunding platform launched to make Exeter more sustainable

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:46am

Exeter City Futures has launched a crowdfunding movement called #EveryonesExeter. The crowdfunding movement can be used by anyone with project ideas that address city challenges around congestion and energy.

#EveryonesExeter enables individuals and communities to share their ideas, build support and pledge and pitch for funding. Exeter City Futures is are looking for projects that help make Exeter a more sustainable city, and a better place to live for future generations.

Exeter West Police Team Community Meeting

Event Date: 
06/12/2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
St Thomas Baptist Church, Dorset Avenue, Exeter

Your Neighbourhood Police Teams are always looking at the best ways to engage with our residents.

After trying 'Have Your Say' meetings with limited success we're now going to hold a Community Meeting.

This meeting will be for all residents who live on the 'West Side' of the river including Alphington and Marsh Barton, Cowick and St Thomas and also Exwick.

You'll be able to meet all the Police Teams who manage these area as well as the local Councillors and other partner agency colleagues.

Thousands of vulnerable and older people at risk in Devon this Winter

Authored by LauraHew
Posted: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:27am

A campaign to help the most vulnerable in our communities to stay warm and well this winter has launched. The Surviving Winter appeal asks those who feel they can, to consider donating to those who desperately need extra support during the cold winter months. Many previous donors have donated their Winter Fuel payment if they don’t need it but want to make sure it is well used.

In the Bleak Midwinter - Keep people safe and well

Authored by LauraHew
Posted: Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:15pm

A campaign to help the most vulnerable in our communities to stay warm and well this winter has launched.

The Surviving Winter appeal asks those who feel they can, to consider donating to those who desperately need extra support during the cold winter months. Many previous donors have donated their Winter Fuel payment if they don’t need it but want to make sure it is well used.

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