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Increased demand for Tavistock Foodbank Tavistock Foodbank has seen a dramatic increase in demand over the past twelve months, assisting nearly 1000 people over the year, up from 650 in the previous year. Thankfully Tavistock has many generous... more

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Tavistock Rotary is delighted to invite people to join us for Christmas Day Lunch in the United Reformed Church in Russell Street, Tavistock. Christine Ellis, the lunch organiser, said: “This promises to be a brilliant party and we still have some... more

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The Rotary Club of Yelverton Our Rotary year kicked off in July with our usual mix of fundraising activities in support of local and international charities. On one Sunday, due to previous bad weather, our members found themselves running a car... more

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On Saturday 17 November Dartmoor National Park Junior Rangers were awarded first prize in the Group category of the National Park Volunteering Awards 2018. The Award ceremony took place at the Kendal Mountain Festival in Cumbria... more

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Fridays at Lower Deck Cafe There are many cafes in Tavistock, but few that are run entirely by volunteers from the local community. The Lower Deck Cafe meets in the hall, directly below Tavistock United Reformed Church in Russell Street, and opens... more

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Tavistock VIC in full swing again Tavistock Visitor Information Centre reopened in August, more than four years after it was closed during local government cutbacks. The revived service is now entirely provided by a team of volunteers who donate... more

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Try Something New – volunteer with us Torridge, North, Mid and West Devon Citizens Advice (TNMWD) is a local charity that provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on all subjects to members of the local community. Good quality more

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Volunteers across the county were thanked for their contribution in their local area during Volunteers’ Week this summer. Devon Voluntary Action’s (DeVA) partners wanted to help local charities to say ‘thank you’ to volunteers who have made a real... more

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The Tamar Community Trust has a great summer programme with lots of volunteering opportunities and training days in the Tamar Valley and is looking for people to help prune, tidy and maintain a number of areas throughout the Tamar Valley Area of Outs more

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Brentor & Moor Compassionate Neighbours helps to support individuals living with a long-term condition, suffering from a life-limiting illness, or approaching the end of life, enabling them if at all possible to remain at home during this difficult t more

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Dartmoor Search and Rescue Tavistock (DSRT) was founded 50 years ago after two army officer cadets, aged 22 and 28, ran into difficulties on the moor and tragically lost their lives. The team covers Dartmoor’s 365 square miles of tors, forests, reser more

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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

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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

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

Local People

Join our National Park Rangers on the fourth Saturday of each month from 10am – 3pm, reviving and conserving the fascinating Roborough Down area. Given the rich history and expanse of the Roborough area, there are always a variety of activities on of more

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West Devon has a great reputation for being strongly community-minded and big-hearted. People volunteer for many different reasons and are all aware that the benefits are huge, for themselves as well as for the groups they are helping. Volunteers are more

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Tidy Tavi is a local litter-picking group that has been tidying the streets of Tavistock once a month since October 2011. Winners of a Royal Horticultural Society level 4 Britain in Bloom award this year, the group was described as being ‘thriving’. more

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Tavistock has a wealth of wonderful cafés, one of the lesser known is the Lower Deck Café in Russell Street. Available every Friday from 10am until 2pm it can be found underneath the Tavistock United Reformed Church, in the Lower Deck hall. Run entir more

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Princetown resident, Derek Collins, a volunteer for the Dartmoor Preservation Association (DPA), recently won the individual category of the National Parks UK Volunteer Awards for his tireless work across Dartmoor National Park. He was thrilled to re more

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If you love the outdoors and you’re looking for somewhere to volunteer with a bit of friendly camaraderie, then South West Lakes Trust’s Burrator Discovery Centre might be just what you need. SWLT Burrator volunteers won first prize at the Dartmoor A more

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