Do you know a 10-16 year old who could do with a break from being so caught up in what other people think, social media, those feelings of worry and anxiety in their life?
This one-day farm retreat is a chance to get away from phones, get back to nature, explore our own headspace and have some fun! Eight places are available and this lovely farm retreat experience is offered at £55 per person, with an Early Bird discount of 20% (£44) for the day. Exeter city centre is only 30 minutes away and a great place for adults to have retail therapy between drop off and pick up!
Homeless and unemployed young people at the Amber Foundation’s Residential Centre in Chawleigh have been given the opportunity to work with some of Devon’s finest musicians in a new project, ‘Amber Music Project’, that has been funded by Youth Music and will be delivered in partnership with ‘Music in Devon Initiative – MIDI’.
Thanks to its generous donors, the Sir Francis Chichester Trust has 30 fully funded places, worth up to £1,699 each, available to young people from Devon, including Plymouth and Torbay, to attend a life changing 19-day Outward Bound Skills for Life Award this summer.
But applicants will have to hurry as the closing date to apply for summer 2017 is 10th April 2017.
A new study has found that twice as many people than previously thought may be living with genetic condition that can cause a deadly heart attack at a young age.
Research, published in the journal Circulation, looked at 37,000 people from the US and found that Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) prevalence should be one in 250 rather than the previous estimate of one in 500.
We are looking for local members of the public and students, aged between 18-35, to take part in a social psychology field-study about contact with older people in everyday settings and situations. When we speak of older people, we mean people that are approaching retirement age, or are already retired. We are interested in every kind of contact, even if it is very brief. Even if you believe to have very little or no contact with older people, we would still like you to consider participating.
Thousands of young people across Devon are to benefit from a new offer by Stagecoach South West that will help cut the cost of their bus travel.
For a 5 week period (23 January to 29 February 2016) the bus company will slash the cost of existing child Dayrider tickets in Exeter, Plymouth and Dartmouth to just £2 whilst also introducing new £2 child Dayriders for their Exmouth, Newton Abbot and Barnstaple ticket zones.
Are you aged 13-18? Do you love to sing? Then here’s your chance!
Roots A Capella is run by Devon-based music charity, Wren Music, and meets in St. Sidwell’s Community Centre in central Exeter, just minutes away from the bus station.
The choir meets once a month on Sundays and is a great opportunity to improve your vocal skills, learn a huge range of songs from all over the world as well as take part in high calibre performances around the region.