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aliensdontringdoorbells gear up to play Corn Exchange with Scouting For Girls

Event Date: 
25/10/2021 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

Fresh off the back of their unprecedented debut album success, and the beginnings of what is set to be a stellar career in the States, ALIENSDONTRINGDOORBELLS will play the Corn Exchange on the 25th October as lead support for the fall 2021 SCOUTING FOR GIRLS UK/Ireland tour.

aliensdontringdoorbells convey a truly timeless sound, proving that it’s possible to reinvent the mainstream, and indeed the wheel, adn bring back feel good, get out and dance music. Proving that rock ‘n’ roll is alive and truly kicking, aliensdontringdoorbells are here to stake their claim on the adult pop-...

Nominate a charity to receive a festive financial boost 

Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical will be giving 120 different charities an early Christmas gift of a £1,000 donation.

Ten lucky winners will be announced each weekday from 7 to 22 December.

Devon Air Ambulance Trust, Exmouth Gateway Club, Routeways, The Barn Owl Trust and The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of St Mary the Virgin in Uffculme were the local beneficiaries in 2019, following overwhelming public support in the county.

Once again, Ecclesiastical is inviting Devon residents to nominate a registered charity close to their hearts...

Devon sees dramatic rise in demand for mental health support

Demand for support for individuals suffering with acute mental health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, has jumped by 23% in Devon over the past two months, according to latest figures released by Exeter-based mental health support service, Independent Living West Country.

The business, which was set up following the withdrawal of MIND in the region in 2018, has seen a dramatic rise in the number of clients being referred to it by Devon County Council, which has responsibility for the care of some of the county’s most vulnerable individuals once they leave the direct...

Taylor Wimpey aims to work with Exeter community to support vulnerable people during coronavirus crisis

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 04/06/2020 - 11:56am

Taylor Wimpey is appealing to the Exeter community to put forward local groups, charities and good causes that may need extra support in their work to help vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.

The health and safety of customers and employees is Taylor Wimpey’s number one priority. Staff are following Government guidance, closing sales offices and halting work on site in order to assist in containing the spread of COVID-19.

The local teams remain committed to supporting the communities in which they work during this difficult time. In order to best direct...

Devon school staff on duty over Easter holidays to support key workers

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:55pm

Teachers and staff in nearly 170 Devon schools are working over the Easter holidays to provide care and support for the children of key workers.

The Government ordered schools across the country to close their doors a week early for Easter because of the coronavirus crisis but asked staff to remain open for the children of key workers such as NHS staff, care workers, delivery drivers and those in the food industry.

Devon's schools have identified which pupils qualify and determined if their families wanted a place.

And, in the first week of what would have been...

Council pledges support and advice for businesses

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 03/25/2020 - 5:40pm

Devon County Council has pledged that it will do everything it can to help local businesses through the coronavirus outbreak and ensure a strong recovery for the local economy.

The authority is encouraging businesses to visit the Heart of the South West Growth Hub to find essential information on available support and advice.

The Growth Hub, which is delivered by the County Council on behalf of the HotSW Local Enterprise Partnership, can help provide businesses with details of the Government’s proposals on Business Rate Relief and how eligible businesses can apply for...

Newcross Healthcare mobilises workforce for COVID-19 support

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:51pm

Newcross Healthcare , one of Britain’s largest and fastest growing independent healthcare providers, is mobilising its 9,000 strong nationwide workforce with specialist training in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

What’s more, the provider uses bespoke booking technology for clients to book shifts quickly and efficiently, giving the NHS and care homes the ability to instantly access highly trained staff. Newcross expect all bookings to be automated within two weeks.

Training is being delivered in partnership with Docebo, a leading artificial intelligence learning...

New vet scholarship aids wild orang utans

New vet scholarship aids wild orang utans

Authored by Paigntonzoo
Posted: Sun, 10/06/2019 - 7:36pm

Two vets from Indonesia are the first to benefit from a unique new scholarship programme run by a Cornish vet charity. OVAID – Orang utan Veterinary Aid – is run by Nigel and Sara Hicks, based in Launceston. They help hard-pressed orang utan rescue centres and sanctuaries with veterinary support and donations of equipment.

The new OVAID Bronwyn Scholarship meant that two South East Asian vets were able to make the 12,000 kilometre (7,500 mile) journey to the UK to exchange techniques and information on the care and welfare of orang utans.

During their stay they spent a week...

Macmillan mobile support bus coming to Exeter on 23rd July

Free cancer support coming to Exeter

Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile support bus is coming to Exeter, Exmouth, Tiverton and the Mid Devon Show with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and provide information. The charity encourages anyone with worries or concerns about cancer to visit the team for advice and support.

Elaine Perry, Macmillan Information and Support Specialist said “Whether you want to know more about the symptoms to look out for, need advice about managing the side effects of your treatment, or want to find local support for carers, come along and see us. We’d be happy to help...

Overjoyed or overwhelmed? Free app gives new dads in Devon everything they need to know

An innovative new app is being launched across Devon on Monday 4 March 2019 to support new dads and their partners.

DadPad is an essential guide for new dads and has been co-produced with new fathers, the NHS and developed and built by Julian Bose from Inspire Cornwall CIC.

The project is jointly-funded by NHS England’s perinatal mental health development fund, Devon Partnership NHS Trust, Livewell Southwest CIC and NHS NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group.

The app is available to download now and is aimed at fathers-to-be and new fathers across Devon.

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