A Tesco employee from the Tesco superstore in Exmouth is to feature on a Mother’s Day card sold across the UK to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Elizabeth Reynolds has had her personal story and photograph included on a card designed by Hallmark. It is hoped that the card and Elizabeth’s story will connect with and support other people affected by the disease this Mother’s Day, as well as raising vital funds for Cancer Research UK. Elizabeth’s card can now be found in all large Tesco stores.
Tesco has been the proud partner of Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life for 18...
Permission has been given to extend the temporary uses at Queen’s Drive Space, which means East Devon District Council can move forward with an exciting events programme for 2019 Planning permission was granted today (12 February 2019) to extend temporary uses at East Devon District Council’s Queen’s Drive Space entertainment site in Exmouth for a further three years, allowing the highly successful seafront play area and seating area to remain open for use. This means that the council can now commit to organising another exciting programme of events, as well as an attractive food and drink...
The Donkey Sanctuary partnered with the Exmouth based charity Pete’s Dragons who support people who have been bereaved by suicide. Families who are dealing with grief, were invited to experience a donkey-facilitated life skills session at The Donkey Sanctuary’s international headquarters in Sidmouth. Pete’s Dragons is an Exmouth based charity that supports those bereaved by suicide. Families were welcomed to participate in a life skills session of the donkey-facilitated learning programme. The visit proved incredibly worthwhile, and was described as an ‘unforgettable experience’. The...
The Environment Agency scheme to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to more than 1,800 properties was granted planning permission on Tuesday by East Devon District Council’s Development Management Committee.
This flagship £12m scheme is being funded by Government grant in aid and will reduce the risk of flooding to over 1,400 homes and 400 businesses in Exmouth.
Under the Hybrid application Full Planning Permission was granted for the tidal defence scheme comprising of flood walls, embankments and flood gates for the areas around the Estuary and Camperdown Creek.
Investigation work is being carried out at Exmouth’s Warren View Sports Ground by East Devon’s contractor Geotechnics Limited over the next few weeks to give reassurance that the site is suitable for all-weather pitches and other multi-sport facilities.
East Devon District Council is working with the Devon-based charity Exeter CITY Community Trust to develop a pioneering sports hub at the Ground, which is one of a number of sports and recreation sites owned and protected by the council in Exmouth and across the district.
The Community Trust and the council are working on...
A fast-growing charity that supports suicide bereaved families is appealing for new trustees to help shape its bright future. Award-winning Pete’s Dragons, which has received national and international recognition, is on the lookout for volunteers to join its board as it continues to expand ‘exponentially’.
The Exmouth-based charity supports families and individuals across Devon and also provides market-leading suicide prevention training around the country and abroad.
Pete’s Dragons currently has a caseload of 91, which equates to around 300 people across Devon.