Shoppers invited to ‘Share a Coke’ at Princesshay

Authored by Princesshay Shopping Centre
Posted: Wed, 07/31/2013 - 10:12am

Visitors to Exeter’s Princesshay will be able to get their name printed on a bottle of Coca-Cola as the Share a Coke tour arrives on Wednesday 14 August.

Coke, Diet Coke and Coke Zero bottles with 250 of the nation’s most popular names on them have been flying off the shelves this summer with people searching for their name on the iconic bottles.  

The tour, which is travelling across the country, will allow people to visit and receive a personalised Coca-Cola or Coke Zero bottle.

Devon's schools helping to make music at this year's Mix

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Wed, 06/26/2013 - 12:44am

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.

Cubs clean up at Trinity Hill

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2013 - 1:59am

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.

Young Cranbrook residents invited to have their say

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 06/13/2013 - 9:58am

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.

WESC celebrates the work of its volunteers during national volunteers week

Authored by WESC Foundation
Posted: Wed, 06/05/2013 - 2:15pm

Angie Lunn, from Exeter, talks about her experience volunteering for WESC Foundation and why she wishes she had done it years ago.

What led you to volunteer for WESC Foundation?

I had been toying with the idea of volunteering for about four years before I took action to make it happen. 

Silverton to host Coronation knees up and celebrates new playground and skate park

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Wed, 05/29/2013 - 5:51pm

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.

What Are We Giving Back?

Authored by The Plum Consultancy
Posted: Tue, 05/21/2013 - 10:07am

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.

Leading female a cappella quintet to perform in Exeter

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Sat, 05/11/2013 - 2:49pm

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.

Support for the Family

Event Date: 
23/05/2013 - 7:00pm
Flybe Suite, Exeter City Football Club

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.

Past Present Future Project is seeking volunteers and memories

Authored by curatorex
Posted: Mon, 04/22/2013 - 9:13am

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.