Here in the West Country we are blessed with an abundance of water! In Mali, Africa, it is a daily struggle to extract enough for the basic needs of a family, the water table level being very deep. Long journeys to the nearest well are often underta more

6 Mar 2018 14:38 Community News

A guardian of one of England’s most precious landscapes, helping to look after Dartmoor for more than 130 years. The Dartmoor Preservation Association, or DPA, has been helping to look after Dartmoor for more than 130 years. Also known as the ‘Frien more

6 Mar 2018 10:49 Community News

We are really thrilled that Clearbrook Wild Child has been chosen as one of three charities of the year at the Co-op store in Yelverton. We’ll get 1% of any own brand purchase made in the store if you select us as your supported charity, plus a share more

13 Feb 2018 12:59 Education

Home-Start volunteers help families with young children to deal with the challenges they face, by supporting the parents and helping them build better lives for their children. Raising a young family can often have its challenges and everyone has di more

13 Feb 2018 10:48 Community News

We were delighted to attend a presentation at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital on 18th January to celebrate the incredible sum of £20,600 which was raised for FORCE Cancer Charity following the Classics Galore! concert in November – it’s... more

The British Hen Welfare Trust, which has a re-homing base at South Zeal, is to build a new centre at its headquarters in South Molton this year, thanks to the success of its Christmas Happy Hens Care Home Appeal 2017. The BHWT has had aspirations for more

9 Jan 2018 14:47 Community News

Since the opening of Little Bridge House, near Barnstaple, in 1995, CHSW has been providing expert holistic and family-centred care for life-limited children and their families across the South West of England, to ‘make the most of short and precious more

9 Jan 2018 14:05 Community News

Okehampton United Charity and Okehampton Educational Foundation have had a busy 2017 awarding grants of in excess of £350,000 to support people and groups in Okehampton and the Hamlets (Brightley, Southcott, Meldon and Stockley) The trustees meet mo more

9 Jan 2018 13:49 Community News

Pat Cunnington of Okehampton Walk and Talk tells of the joy of sociable exercise…. Okehampton Walk and Talk Group is part of England’s largest network of health walk schemes, Walking for Health, which is funded by MacMillan and The Ramblers. Okeh more

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With most people wishing to die peacefully in their own home*, St Luke’s care at home teams are dedicated to making this a reality for Tavistock residents by working in partnership with other local healthcare professionals. St Luke’s is leading end more

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Miller Town and Country are collecting presents for sick children who have to spend time in Derriford hospital over the Christmas period... more

Laure Bury, a Devon-based artist, known for her vibrant landscapes and colour compositions with butterflies will soon be leaving the comforts of her studio and home on the edge of Dartmoor, to spend some time at the Tara children’s orphanage in North more

5 Dec 2017 15:03 Music & Art

The Weir Quay Community Watersports Hub Club in Bere Alston, near Plymouth, has started building a new boatshed to store equipment following a grant from National Grid’s Community Grant Programme. The £20,000 grant – the maximum available under the s more

5 Dec 2017 13:15 Community News

Sparkwell Horse and Dog Show committee recently presented Plymouth and Cornwall Cancer Fund with a cheque for £4000 which will be used to support ongoing local cancer projects. Plymouth and Cornwall Cancer Fund is a local charity supporting local peo more

5 Dec 2017 11:35 Community News

START – Students and Refugees Together START works in partnership with families, individuals and organisations, helping refugees in need to become self-reliant people who contribute to their local communities. Students offer holistic support, on a on more

5 Dec 2017 11:27 Community

The Plymouth Junior Lawyers Division have gone from strength to strength for another year, as the group of young lawyers arranged a number of networking, social and fundraising events in support of their charity of the year, Veterans With Dogs. The more

21 Nov 2017 13:14 Community News

An event to be held in Chagford, Dartmoor, will raise funds and awareness for Women in Gaza who endure unbearable challenges in getting treatment for breast cancer. The event, the Women4Women Art Auction and Tea Party, will be held on Saturday 18th more

14 Nov 2017 09:49 Music & Art

Clarinuts is a 5-piece clarinet group and we will be playing Christmas and old favourites in aid of Children's Hospice SouthWest. more

6 Nov 2017 13:32

Hospiscare is a local charity, providing free, high quality care and support to people with a progressive life-limiting illness and those close to them across Exeter, Mid and East Devon and North Dartmoor, from Highampton to Lustleigh and from Lydfor more

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A small charity making a big difference to the lives of West Devon children with additional needs The Trust’s objective is to support children with additional needs, aged eleven or under, living within the area of Okehampton, Tavistock and surroundi more

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