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Sophie Allen recently spent a year volunteering with Project Trust in Nepal after finishing her A levels. In the following account she shares some of her experiences and insights into a very different culture which she found hard to leave at the end more

13 Feb 2018 14:32 Local People

Margaret Garton has spent a large part of her life serving the community in voluntary roles. However, for the most part her roles have not been what you might consider conventional volunteering. Practical volunteering tasks have never been Margaret’ more

13 Feb 2018 14:27 Local People

If you are connected with Tavistock Rotary, the Sensory Garden, the Memory Café or Tavistock Dementia Action Alliance, you will almost certainly know Catherine Bailey - for despite living and working in Plymouth she has made Tavistock her home. She more

13 Feb 2018 14:23 Local People

Bryan Podmore has been a key volunteer and trustee with TASS for many years – he explained to Nichola why his work with TASS has become so important to him… Born in the small Welsh village of Maerdy nestled in the Rhondda Valley, Bryan had a charmed more

13 Feb 2018 14:19 Local People

A former Royal Marine who's never happier than when out on the moor.... Former Royal Marine Rob Ewen, who lives in Okehampton, is a real outdoors man. It’s not surprising really after completing 25 years with the Corps, before serving another 17 yea more

9 Jan 2018 12:50 Local People