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All aboard! Train name fame for 18 BBC Radio listeners across the South West

From Monday 10 August BBC Radio in your area is calling on listeners to nominate their Make a Difference Superstars to celebrate people who have been going above and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic. Some of the stories will feature on air in a special programme on Friday 11th September ...

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Housebuilder’s grand donation in tune with men’s wellbeing project

A popular project to promote friendship, wellbeing and good mental health for older men has been awarded £1,000 from a leading builder’s Community Champions fund.

Bideford Men’s Shed project has been handed £1,000 from Persimmon Homes South West’s Community Champions fund to help ...

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Cash Converters is on the lookout for lockdown heroes

Leading pre-owned goods retailer, Cash Converters wants to give back to members of the community who have gone above and beyond to support others during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Following the lifting of the UK-wide lockdown, the retailer wants to recognise people who have worked to ...

yesterday 23:17 open_in_new
National Trust reopens Killerton House

Last month the National Trust reopened seven properties in England and Northern Ireland as part of a phased reopening of its 200 houses. which were closed as part of the national lockdown in March. 

On Tuesday 11th August, the National Trust in the South West will see Killerton House ...

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Getting Building Fund welcomed

Devon County Council has welcomed the Government’s investment into schemes to help kickstart the economy.

The Getting Building Fund will provide the support to fast-track a number of schemes in the county to be delivered by January 2022.

The Heart of the South West Local ...

2020-08-07 03:14 open_in_new
Devon to mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

The 75th anniversary of VJ Day will be commemorated on Saturday 15 August with flags being flown at Devon County Hall.

Victory over Japan day marks the surrender of Japan in 1945 which ended the Second World War.

The 75th anniversary is an opportunity to remember the service ...

2020-08-07 03:14 open_in_new
Stylish Gifts for the Man in Your Life That Don't Break the Bank

Trying to find the perfect gift for someone who’s stylish and sophisticated can be a challenge, especially when you’re tight on our budget. If you want to find something they’ll want and truly appreciate, then you’ll have to use a little bit of imagination.

There are tons of ...

2020-08-07 03:14 open_in_new
Great ways to make sure your dog gets plenty of exercise

Dogs are active creatures that love to run around and enjoy themselves during the day. However, dogs can quickly put on weight if we don’t take them outside or ensure that they get enough exercise. It can be difficult to ensure that your dog gets the exercise that he or she needs, so here ...

2020-08-07 01:08 open_in_new
Exeter emergency collection point distributed over 28 tonnes of food amid crisis

Food charity, FareShare South West take in date, good quality surplus food at scale from the food industry and redistribute it to support the most vulnerable in the region. As a result of the Coronavirus crisis, the charity has more than doubled the quantity of food it has distributed into the ...

2020-08-06 03:05 open_in_new
Get a Dose of the Great Outdoors and Commune with Nature with These Tips

In today’s world of chaos and constant stimulation, it can be really hard to quiet the mind and thoughts, and thus, the more and more pressure we put on ourselves, the more our health degrades. Our minds and bodies need silence in order to regenerate. And what better way to achieve that ...

2020-08-06 03:05 open_in_new
The Range raises over £51,479 for the NHS

Following months of hard-working and dedicated Range employees applying strict social distancing measures in stores, The Range’s staff have additionally raised a collective £51,479.56 for the NHS. Through fundraising, the store-staff in all 175 Range stores across the UK have collected ...

2020-08-06 02:02 open_in_new
Traditional seaside entertainers set to return as beach theatre makes a resurgence during coronavirus

Traditional seaside entertainment enjoyed by families a century ago is set to return to Britain’s beaches as pierrot performers get ready to perform again following the lifting of the ban on outdoor theatre.

The socially-distant performances for small groups, sitting at an ...

2020-08-05 01:53 open_in_new
Make a Will Fortnight with FORCE

FORCE Cancer Charity has again teamed up with local law firms to offer a will writing service for two weeks in September.

Make a Will Fortnight runs from September 7-21 when solicitors based in offices across Exeter, East, Mid and South Devon will waive their fees to write a simple will in ...

2020-08-05 01:53 open_in_new
Chefs at award-winning Swan launch ‘lunch for a fiver’ at neighbourhood restaurant

THE OWNERS of a multi-award-winning gastropub in Bampton in Devon have launched lunch for five pounds at their neighbourhood restaurant in the same market town next month (August 2020).

Paul and Donna Berry, who opened the new concept style eatery called Spelt, not far from their ...

2020-08-04 01:44 open_in_new
University of Exeter Student Startup Manager shortlisted for national educator award

SETsquared Exeter Student Startup Manager Emily Davies, has been shortlisted for the 2020 National Enterprise Educator Awards for her contribution to entrepreneurship education and support. Since she joined the University of Exeter in 2017, Emily has been pivotal in the development of ...

2020-08-04 01:44 open_in_new
Car Park Party: The ultimate live drive-in entertainment experience pulls into Devon

Other events have unfortunately broken down on the proverbial motorway this summer, but CAR PARK PARTY is still cruising along on its journey to bring safe, socially distanced ‘drive-in’ entertainment to the people of Devon and beyond at Powderham Castle on the 14th & 15th ...

2020-08-04 01:44 open_in_new
Innovations by Devon's health visitors lead the way nationally

Digital innovations by Devon’s health visitors, which ensure that new parents receive the support they need during the Coronavirus pandemic, have been recognised nationally.

Devon County Council’s Health Visitor Service has been quick to respond to the pandemic and offer virtual ...

2020-08-03 02:38 open_in_new
The Event Book

The perfect event requires dedication and hard work even before it begins. Such is the job of Event Management companies such as The Event Book. Depending upon the type of event, the preparations have to be different. It requires expertise to choose the theme, catering, accommodation and much ...

2020-08-02 23:29 open_in_new
Check out our two new Daily sites

Why not check out our two new exciting sister sites – The Lifestyle Daily and Women's Sport Daily.

Both are not only free to use, but you can post your own content too.

Lifetyle Daily is packed with celebrity interviews and articles about family life, health, homes, ...

2020-08-01 23:20 open_in_new
Exeter graduates celebrate with online ceremony featuring celebrity alumni 

Graduates at the University of Exeter celebrated finishing their degrees in an online ceremony to mark their achievements - with some wearing home-made mortar boards and gowns.

The COVID-19 pandemic meant that physical graduation ceremonies were postponed until a later date, but an ...

2020-08-01 00:14 open_in_new
Top 7 Herbs Your Dog Needs to Try

Most dogs seem so energetic and ready for anything at any time that it can be easy to underestimate their needs. Dogs have surprisingly sensitive systems that require a great deal of care. Their diets must be managed properly to make sure that they are receiving the best nutrition possible, ...

2020-07-31 13:44 open_in_new