A diverse mix of professional and community musicians will come together with young people from across the county at one of Britain’s biggest school music festivals, organised by Babcock LDP Music Service on behalf of Devon County Council.
Today (Wednesday 26 June) at Westpoint, Exeter, thousands of young people from schools across Devon will take part in this year’s Mix - now in its 9th year.
1st LYM Valley Cubs kindly offered their services to the local community on Sunday 9 June when they carried out a sponsored Litter Pick on the Trinity Hill Local Nature Reserve. The event was part of Scout Community Week, allowing an opportunity for groups across the UK to raise the money needed to deliver what Scouting does best – adventurous activities locally, every week.
East Devon District Council are inviting all young residents of Cranbrook to choose the new play equipment for Cranbrook’s first play area.
The finished open space, which should include a play area for children of early school age, a play area for older children and a multi use games area designed for young people up to the age of 18, provides a wonderful opportunity for the community to have a real say in how their now town is shaping up.
A right old royal knees up is set to take place in Silverton as the village celebrates Her Majesty’s Coronation and new community facilities.
This Sunday, 2 June, will see a host of events and activities taking place on the mid-Devon village’s Big Recreation Ground and all are welcome to join in.
The day will also mark Silverton Parish Council officially opening the village’s new playground and skate park. A newly designed Jubilee garden will also be dedicated in the park to celebrate the Queen’s 60 years on the throne.
Here at The Plum Consultancy we were recently discussing the Giving Pledge initiative founded by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, in which the world’s wealthiest individuals pledge to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. This elite set has recently been joined by the first person from India - Azim Preji, the chairman of the Technology company Wipro whose net worth is estimated at $16 billion. This is welcome news as the divide between rich and poor continues to grow especially in countries across Asia.
Black Voices, a Birmingham-based performance ensemble renowned for its rich, powerful harmonies and stunning arrangements, are coming to Exeter on Saturday 8 June to do a concert and public workshop supported by St Thomas Gospel Choir.
The Flybe Suite at Exeter City Football Club will host voluntary and community groups who work to support family life in the city at a ‘conversation’ evening on 23 May.
All families know that it’s good to talk. When people who deliver services to families get together to talk, practical ways to address local needs will be on the table.
The event is organised by local representatives of national charity Redeeming our Communities (ROC), which aims to see community transformation by bringing together groups and individuals to share ideas for positive, grass-roots change.
The Exeter Community Centre Trust is launching its Past Present Future Project and is seeking volunteers.
A call-out has been released by Community Development worker, Stuart Crewes: "We’re looking for people to act as Memory Collectors to help us in a grand-scale project; which will see Arts and Community activities and workshops happening at the Centre.