South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging members of the public to choose appropriately this Easter Bank Holiday as demand for the ambulance service is expected to increase.
Alternative healthcare options for less serious conditions include; visiting your local pharmacy, visiting a minor injuries unit or NHS walk-in centre, or calling NHS111. You can also find a whole host of information and advice online at http://www.nhs.uk
The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is seeking Devon’s Best Churchyard of 2019 and is inviting churches of all denominations to enter the competition, now in its 2nd year.
Devon’s churchyards form part of the county’s rich and varied landscape. They are much more than burial grounds. They are unique and special places. Green havens of sanctuary for people and wildlife. Some little changed over the centuries.
A mini festival of arts & disability at Exeter venues, 22-27 April
Venues across Exeter will feature the work of disabled artists during The Possible Arts Festival.
Organised by CEDA(Community Equality Disability Action) in partnership with Exeter venues, the mini festival includes an exhibition, theatre performance and drop-in workshops for disabled and non-disabled participants.
Emergency services from across the South West are working together to highlight the unacceptable rise of violence and abuse towards their 999 Emergency Control hub staff, with the continuation of the #Unacceptable campaign.
With Easter being one of the busiest times of the year for emergency staff, the services are expecting a sharp increase in incident calls over the holiday period with many extra visitors to the region.
The Devon General Society and Stagecoach South West are teaming up to commemorate 100 years of bus travel in the region.
The Devon General Omnibus and Touring Company started bus operations in South and East Devon in 1919, with the first route between Exeter and Torquay still going strong today. To commerate a century of bus travel, and celebrate this landmark anniversary, the Devon General Society and Stagecoach are delivering a programme of exciting local events.
Once again, passionate gardeners around Exeter, Mid and East Devon are opening their gardens for Hospiscare from May through to August. Pick up your Open Gardens booklet today from Hospiscare shops and other outlets, and start planning which wonderful plots you might visit. There is often the chance to enjoy delicious tea and cakes to compliment your visit too. To find out more please visit - https://www.hospiscare.co.uk/events/open-gardens-2019 or call 01392 688020
For 25 years Stage by Stage theatre arts school has been presenting large-scale shows at such city venues as the Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Corn Exchange and Exeter Northcott, as well as further afield across the county and even at the Edinburgh Festival.