EXPERTS at a Devon domiciliary care company are offering people in the county advice on avoiding the onset of dementia this month (June 2019).
Guardian Homecare, which provides home care in Exeter and Torbay, is sharing its tips after Alzheimer’s Research UK revealed one percent of UK adults are unable to name known risk factors for dementia.
Kids in Cullompton are calling on children across the county to make a mess for a good cause - at an exciting event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Members of Cullompton Junior Rugby Club showed off their skills on space hoppers as they took them for a test bounce to highlight Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids events which is designed specifically for children.
It will take place on Saturday 20 July at Westpoint, Exeter, and the club is encouraging boys and girls to join them in making a splash for Cancer Research UK.
There has been a big rise in the number of homes and businesses taking up superfast broadband services thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset programme.
New figures show take-up is nearly 60%, higher than the national average and a 5% rise on the previous quarter, which means around 180,000 homes and businesses are now using superfast services over new or improved networks funded by CDS.
Around 18,000 more homes and businesses have taken advantage of the new connections in the last quarter. The rise since spring, 2018, is now over 50,000.
People coming into Exeter on Thursday evenings will now be able to park for free in the City Council’s three pay-on-foot muti-storey car parks.
The offer, which starts tomorrow (Thursday 20 June), has been brought in to support Thursday late night shopping and the wider evening economy. It is also aimed at spreading the peak of Saturday shopping and easing congestion on the roads.
Training new facilitators to help tackle suicides in young people was the theme of a recent workshop delivered by Lifeline Workshops Inc, developers of The ASK Workshop: Assessing for Suicide in Kids. This comes at the same time as the government announces more to be done to tackle mental health and suicide, including training for teachers, university staff and NHS staff.
Police are appealing for information after items of jewellery were stolen from a house in Hale Lane, Honiton.
Offenders forced a ground floor window to get inside the property sometime between 10am and 1.35pm on Friday 31 May.
Numerous items of jewellery were taken from the property including a silver Pandora necklace with diamonds, a silver Armani watch, a gold cross diamond necklace, a silver link bracelet, a black and white diamond necklace and a gold and silver ladies watch.
The University of Exeter is the latest organisation to sign up to Co Cars’ business offer, giving staff access to hire-by-the-hour low emission cars, helping to reduce the number of cars on the University’s campuses.
Two brand new Toyota Yaris Hybrids are now available from the University’s Streatham Campus and a third will be available from College Road, St Luke’s later in the summer. The cars can be booked for business travel by University staff 24/7 either online or by smartphone and are also available for all Co Cars members to book and use.