Image: Alice with her dad

Devoted daughter takes on half marathon for brain injured dad

Authored by Headway Devon
Posted: Sat, 08/17/2019 - 12:07pm

Brave runner and fundraiser, Alice Carlo, has been inspired by the experience of her father to take on the Bournemouth Half Marathon.

Cream tea at Tickety-Boo

Free cream tea in Ottery - for a price!

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Fri, 06/21/2019 - 9:43am

Ottery St Mary coffee shop Tickety-Boo is offering a free cream tea to customers for one week only.

The offer is in support of Exeter Leukemia Fund’s ELF Cream Tea which is held throughout June each year.

Tickety-Boo head chef Trystan Bridgman said: “Customers can have a traditional cream tea with a scone, jam and cream plus a cuppa for free between Tuesday June 25 and Sunday June 30.

Di and Sammi Rosser on the Twilight Walk

Hospiscare's Twilight Walk: Di & Sammi Rosser's Story

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 05/18/2019 - 11:20am

In 2016, Di & Sammi Rosser took part in the Twilight Walk simply because it sounded like a fun event and they felt that Hospiscare was a charity worth supporting. They could never have imagined two years later they would be walking in memory, having placed a photo of their much loved husband and dad Jeff on their memory star and displaying it, with so many others, within the special memory tent at The Maer, Exmouth.

Exeter Philharmonic Choir members with the Lord Mayor and Brigadier Andy Pillar OBE, SSAFA Devon

Lord Mayor thanks Exeter Philharmonic Choir for its fundraising

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 4:59pm

Members of Exeter Philharmonic Choir, which has recently raised money for the Lord Mayor's charity SSAFA Devon, attended a special reception and cheque presentation at the city’s Guildhall last week.

The event was to thank all the organisations who have contributed to a grand total of over £23,000 for SSAFA Devon, which provides practical and emotional support for serving personnel, veterans and military families. A collection held at Exeter Philharmonic Choir’s concert in March raised £726.66 for the charity.

Richard Smith of Dartmoor Brewery and Elaine Cook of Devon Communities Together

‘Legend’ary new partnership for Devon Communities Together and Dartmoor Brewery

Authored by
Posted: Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:31am

Independent charity Devon Communities Together has announced a new partnership with Dartmoor Brewery, which will see the two Devon organisations working together to raise money to support communities throughout the county.

The gardens at Holcombe Rogus

Hospiscare’s Open Gardens shows off Devon’s hidden treasures

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:22am

This year will once again see Hospiscare teaming up with local residents who are gladly opening their gardens in support of what is now a favourite staple in the charity’s calendar. This year, Hospiscare Open Gardens is entering its fifteenth year and to date has raised the awe inspiring amount of £227,000.

The pink fizz is chilling in readiness for the 2019 Twilight Walk!

The pink fizz is chilling in readiness for the 2019 Twilight Walk!

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:14pm

Saturday 6 July will be a BIG day in Exmouth for local charity Hospiscare. Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare will be holding their Family Fun Day at Manor Gardens from 10am – 4pm with live entertainment and lots of fun activities. Having had a great day with the whole family it will then be time for the mums, nans and aunties to don their pink tutus and bunny ears (not compulsory) and head on down to The Maer for either the Twilight Walk or 5K Fizz Run in aid of Hospiscare.

Himalayan Trek with volunteering at Kathmandu Hospice

Trek and Volunteer in the Himalayas with Hospiscare in 2020

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Wed, 04/24/2019 - 1:08pm

Keen trekkers and those seeking an exciting challenge will want to put 7 - 18 November 2020 in their diaries and sign up to trek in the Himalayas with Hospiscare. Hospiscare will be holding a presentation evening on 30 July open to all to find out details at Searle House in Exeter at 6pm.

Lots of people bowling in a bowling alley

TenPin Exeter and Guide Dogs Have a Bowl!

Authored by Francesca Guide Dogs
Posted: Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:50am

For the past 8 years, Guide Dogs and TenPin Exeter have collaborated on a very successful fundraising evening. What began as a request for Raffle Prizes for another occasion, has turned into an annual event supported by staff, volunteers, friends & local businesses.

Hospiscare Coffee Morning at Seaton Wetlands

Get ready for the Hospiscare Coffee Morning this April

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 03/28/2019 - 9:20am

Hospiscare’s annual Coffee Morning event is now under way. Throughout the area, people are signing up to raise funds for the local charity by holding coffee mornings in their homes, community halls and even their local parks. Businesses, too, are getting ready to bake and boil for Hospiscare.

Last year, Hospiscare supporters held more than 100 coffee mornings, together raising over £15,000. The charity is hoping to beat that target this year and hoping to raise a whopping £30,000.