Romans under your feet!

Event Date: 
23/07/2016 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

Saturday 23rd July, 10.30-15.30 (Cathedral Green)

Visit the Cathedral's Roman activities stall on Cathedral Green (in partnership with the Royal Albert Memorial Museum) and find out more about the Roman archaeology beneath your feet.

Informal Concert: Schola Davidica Utrecht

Event Date: 
21/07/2016 - 1:00pm
Exeter Cathedral

Thursday 21st July 2016 at 13.00

An informal lunchtime concert by Dutch Choir Schola Davidica Utrecht including music from the English Choral tradition.

Rejoice in the Lord alway - Anonymous
Ave Maria - Robert Parsons
Ave verum - William Byrd
If ye love me - Thomas Tallis

Organ: Jan Hage

Exultate Deo - Willem Andriesen
Ir tikai nats - Romualds Jermaks
Abendlied - Josef Rheinberger

Organ: Jan Hage

Hail gladdening light - Charles Wood

Callington and Afghans win Exeter City Community Tournament

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/03/2016 - 10:20pm

Callington and  fghan United were the winners in Exeter City’s community football tournament held on Sunday (3 July). Nearly 200 local players took part.

Dedicated website provides support for Armed Forces community

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:03am

Dedicated Website Provides Quick and Easy Access to Services and Support for the Armed Forces Community

A dedicated website has launched that makes it quick and easy for members of the Armed Forces Community in Devon to access key services including health, financial and welfare.

The Devon Forces Family (DFF) website is an online directory of services and support for military service leavers, veterans, reservists and their families living in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay.

Exeter City to hold community football tournament

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 06/25/2016 - 10:07pm

Exeter City Football Club will once again celebrate local diversity by holding a community football tournament on Sunday 3 July.  Both male and female teams will compete for trophies.

The 6 a side competition has been organised by Exeter City Supporters Trust’s One Game One Community Group and Exeter City’s Football in the Community team.

Community Church Service

Event Date: 
03/07/2016 - 10:30am
The Chudfest Marquee is in the Playpark, behind the Church

Sunday 3rd July, Chudfest Marquee 10.30am

An informal summer service of celebration that has been held in Chudleigh for many years.
Originally tied in with the Carnival, the service is organised by members of the Baptist and Parish Church
congregations. With leaders and musicians from both churches, we seek to give thanks to God for our
community of Chudleigh, celebrate all that is good about our town, and pray for the needs of those around us,
and the wider world.

Archaeologists lead community dig on lost Dartmoor Manor

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 06/19/2016 - 10:49pm

From Monday 27 June until Saturday 2 July 2016 archaeologists will be returning to the site of North Hall Manor in Widecombe-in-the-Moor to continue investigations into this intriguing site.

This will be the third season of excavation. The first phase in 2012 targeted the medieval manor site and revealed wall footings, boundary works and pottery that strongly suggest a high status medieval building once stood in the area.

£1,000 fund open for community centres

Authored by Georgina Bolam
Posted: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 9:47am

Following the relaunch of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund in April, the builders merchant is now calling for community centres and village halls in the Exeter area to get in contact and tell them how £1,000 worth of building materials would be of help.

Centres and village halls are at the heart of local communities being used for anything from a parent and toddler group and Yoga class to a local meeting and wedding reception, so whatever a venue’s needs, RGB would like to hear about it.

Great grant news for Topsham Outdoor Pool

Authored by AVeale
Posted: Sat, 06/11/2016 - 7:33am

The volunteer committee which runs the outdoor swimming pool in Topsham was delighted to hear today that the pool will be receiving a grant of £25,000 from the Coastal Recycling Community Fund.

The grant will go a long way towards funding a new roof and solar heating for the community pool, which launched its campaign to raise £100,000 for much needed renovations at the beginning of this season.

Coastal Recycling Community Fund donates £55k to Devon organisations

Authored by CoastalRecycling
Posted: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:23pm

Coastal Recycling has awarded seven community grants, totalling £55,650, to organisations across Devon who aim to enhance community spaces, improve biodiversity, cultural facilities and places for outdoor recreation.

The grant funding, administered by national charity GrantScape, will support a variety of projects, including improving access at Exeter’s brain charity Headway, a brand new clubhouse facility for Bideford BMX and renewable energy heating for Topsham Community Pool.

Grants are being made to the following organisations: