school holidays

Aldi donates 14,546 meals to Devon's charities over the summer school holidays

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 09/06/2021 - 12:28pm

Local charities in Devon helped Aldi donate 14,546 meals to people in need over the summer school holidays.

The supermarket paired up its stores with local charities, community groups and foodbanks to donate surplus food, with the majority of meals going to causes supporting families and children.

The donation is part of Aldi’s commitment to donate 10 million meals across the country in 2021, in partnership with community giving platform Neighbourly.

So far this year, Aldi stores across the UK have already donated over six million meals to good causes.

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Explore the wonderful East Devon countryside

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 03/28/2017 - 8:48am

East Devon District Council is delighted to announce that the 2017 events guide for Countryside has been published.

The guide, which runs from April through to September, is jam-packed with outdoor events and activities for all ages, which will take place across the district.

As well as over 60 events delivered by the Countryside team there are nearly 100 other events delivered by partner organisations to choose from.

Whether you fancy foraging for a wild lunch, trying out Tai Chi in the countryside or want to learn more about local wildlife on a guided canoe tour...

Back to school adds 40 minutes to your commute

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 09/05/2016 - 12:45pm

With the summer holidays over and children heading back to school this week, many parents may feel a sense of relief as their daily order returns. However, research from motor experts Confused.com also reveals that the new school term signals the end of quiet roads and the start of longer commutes. The average Brit will see 40 minutes per week added to their daily drive to work.

The average daily commute will increase from a swift 22 minutes per day during the school holidays, to half an hour during term time. It comes as no surprise that when children are back in school, over a...

The Bear Trail - Opening Day

Event Date: 
23/07/2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Westcott, Cullompton, EX15 1SA

The Bear Trail is an innovative and challenging outdoor adventure trail, masterminded by Ben Jordan, a former Captain who served for 5 years in The Rifles regiment of the British Army.

Set over a 10 acre site in Wescott, near Cullompton, The Bear Trail features over 16 separate obstacles where children (and adults!) can run, jump and climb their way across zig-zag bridges, high nets and bear-infested mud pits. The course incorporates physical activity, teamwork and creative thinking, giving cubs and grizzly bears alike the chance to push their boundaries and test their limits....

Exeter Chiefs' Easter Rugby Camp

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:15am

Newton Abbot RFC and the Exeter Chiefs have announced a three day Rugby Training Camp this Easter at Newton Abbot Rugby Club starting on Monday 30th March to Wednesday 1st April.

The cost of the camp is £40 for two days with the third day thrown in for free, courtesy of Exeter Chiefs and Centrax, one of Exeter Chiefs key sponsors.

Open to boys and girls from 5 years to 14 years old, the camp has been organised to teach young rugby enthusiasts rugby and multi sports skills from qualified coaches in a fun, action packed environment.

The sessions will be delivered on...

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Family Devon Cream Tea-Scones and Jam Workshops

Event Date: 
31/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Family Devon Cream Tea - Scones and Jam Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops

Event Date: 
27/08/2014 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops -Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops

Event Date: 
26/08/2014 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids Pizza Workshops

Event Date: 
25/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kid's Pizza Making Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

Moshi Monsters coming to Vue cinema

The children are due to break up for the Christmas holidays this week and it coincides with a brilliant new film release.

The much loved online game, Moshi Monsters, is set to see six of it's lead Moshlings make the leap from the small to the big screen in an action packed animation, at Vue Entertainment from tomorrow (Friday 20th December).

As well as being a great way to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, parents can also get their little ones an extra treat if they order the cinema tickets online.

Vue customers who book tickets online will receive a...

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