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Free webinar for those thinking of separating at this difficult time

Authored by The Family Law Co.
Posted: Fri, 05/15/2020 - 6:15pm

The Family Law Company offers support to those facing separation

After the success of a webinar offering guidance on co-parenting to separated parents during the Covid-19 pandemic, The Family Law Company is following up with another, designed to help anyone who is thinking of ending their relationship.

Specialist divorce and finance lawyer Donna Hart explains the thinking behind the ‘Facing Separation’ webinar. “There’s no doubt whatsoever that lockdown has put additional pressures on couples, particularly those with children.

“Facing the decision to end your...

New app helping families caring for those with dementia during lockdown

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 05/13/2020 - 12:19pm

A new app released in 2020 is helping carers of those living with dementia to generate fun and joyous activities to keep minds active during lockdown. Produced by Active Minds , Support for Care has over 200 different activities suitable for different stages of the dementia journey which can be conducted within the home.

The app seeks to make activity idea generation easier for those caring for someone living with dementia, to vary offerings and help to improve quality of life and wellbeing. It can be common for activities to become recycled, and the Support for Care app wants to...

SSAFA donate Christmas hampers to local armed forces community

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 12/15/2019 - 1:50pm

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity has donated 60 hampers to local members of the Armed Forces community in need this Christmas.

The SSAFA Devon branch has donated 60 hampers and 28 gift cards across the county to those in need this Christmas across the local area.

On Tuesday 10th December, the charity hosted a hamper presentation at the Exeter Guildhall where the Lord Mayor Councillor Peter Holland presented ten hampers to local beneficiaries.

Corporate supporters were also in attendance on the day, including Fraser and Wheeler Estate Agents, Gilbert Stephens LLP...

Two Little Kittens

Event Date: 
26/07/2019 - 2:00pm to 04/08/2019 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
The Barnfield Theatre

Two little kittens, one stormy night, Began to quarrel, and then to fight; One had a mouse and the other had none, And that's the way the quarrel begun. Above Bounds invite you inside from the storm, to watch as our tale unfolds. Can two unlikely companions learn to share and play together, or will one end up back outside on their own? With visual comedy, interaction and lots of laughs- Two Little Kittens is the perfect first introduction to theatre for under 5’s and their families. Performed by Victoria Horan and Kane Mills. Concept devised by James Woodhams in collaboration with Above...

Call to help litter pick and tidy-up at Chudleigh Rocks

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Thu, 12/06/2018 - 4:29pm

WALKERS, hikers, climbers and families from Devon are being asked to come out in force to help clear litter and tidy-up at a popular beauty spot near Exeter next month (January 27, 2018).

Taunton Leisure – Exeter, which is on Fore Street in the city, is organising the litter pick at Chudleigh Rocks (south side) on Sunday, January 27 from 10am until 4pm.

Store Manager, Nick Baron, who is a keen climber, explained: “We’re hoping lots of people from the walking, hiking and climbing community join us for this event, as well as families, and anyone who enjoys the great outdoors...

The Willerby Show returns with staycation inspiration at Crealy Adventure Park

Authored by zaralewis
Posted: Fri, 09/28/2018 - 3:28pm

The UK’s leading manufacturer of holiday homes and lodges has teamed up with local attraction Crealy Adventure Park & Resort hosting an exciting holiday home show alongside partners Southern Counties Leisure.

From the 4th to the 7th October, holiday home manufacturer Willerby will unveil its luxurious 2019 collection at the free-to-enter The Willerby Show, where an extensive range of holiday homes, lodges and park homes will be on display to the public for the first time in the south of England.

The fun-packed weekend promises to entertain all the family with a...

Mortgage repossessions increase whilst all other sectors fall

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/13/2018 - 8:27am

Leading local advice charity, Citizens Advice Exeter, has reported a 6.1% increase in the number of mortgage repossession cases listed at Exeter County Court in the year-ending 31st March 2018. This is in comparison to the same period in 2016/17.

Steve Barriball, Citizens Advice Exeter Chief Executive, said: “In the last year there were 560 cases listed for repossession, an overall decrease of 5.6%, or 33 cases, on the previous year. However, there was an increase in mortgage repossessions, which were up by five cases.

“There were welcome reductions of 23.3% in private...

Family Day Summer Sunday Racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse - Sunday 22 July

Event Date: 
22/07/2018 - 12:00am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Spend an unforgettable summer's afternoon with us at our Summer Sunday horseracing fixture.

Tickets are available online now at www.newtonabbotracing.com priced at £19 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets are available online until 17.00 the day before your selected fixture and will also be available at the gates on the day.

Don’t forget, children aged 16 and under, plus students with valid photographic ID enjoy FREE entry at all fixtures at Newton Abbot Racecourse this year.

Our new children’s play area in the Family Enclosure will...

Midweek Afternoon Racing - Wednesday 9 May

Event Date: 
09/05/2018 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Break up your week with a Wednesday afternoon at Newton Abbot Racecourse. Gates open at 12:10 ahead of the first race at 14:10. The last race will be at 17:30. Please note race times are subject to change so please check the website ahead of the fixture. Tickets are available online now at www.newtonabbotracing.com priced at £19 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Tickets are available online until 17.00 the day before your selected fixture and will also be available at the gates on the day. *New for 2018* - Be sure to visit our website to find out more...

Totesport / Racegoers Club Raceday - Monday 23 April

Event Date: 
23/04/2018 - 11:30am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Extend your weekend with a Monday afternoon at the races. What better way to start the new week? Gates open at 11:30 ahead of the first race at 13:30. The last race is at 16:30. Please note race times are subject to change so please check the website ahead of the fixture.

Tickets are available online now at www.newtonabbotracing.com priced at £19 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets are available online until 17.00 the day before your selected fixture and will also be available at the gates on the day.

*New for 2018* - Be sure to visit our...

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