Exeter, Teignbridge, East Devon, Mid-Devon and Torbary have been awarded £250,000 from the government’s Help for Homeless fund. The project will also see a combined £35,000 from the local authorities involved.
RGB Building Supplies had announced that Healthy Babies UK has been chosen as a winner of their Well Built Community Fund. The community group will be receiving £1,000 worth of materials from RGB’s Tiverton branch to help them develop their services.
Drake Circus, in the Christmas spirit, are bringing snow to their shoppers this year. The snow falls everyday outside the Drake Circus Old Town Street entrance at 4pm every day, until Christmas Eve.
Three Devon councils have announced that they will be working more collaboratively to drive forward economic growth.
North Devon MP Nick Harvey has urged the Treasury to maintain emergency funding for vulnerable families.
An enterprising Bicton College student is to bring 250 ewes to 65 acres of land at Peek, on the Dartington estate this week, for a five-year tenancy using low-impact farming methods.
Geoffrey Cox, MP for Torridge and West Devon, has written to the chief executive of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) seeking clarity as to why Bideford Fisheries were visited by MMO inspectors just weeks after a ray fishing ban has caused operations to cease at the fishery.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park has launched an online In Memoriam book for people with a special affection for the zoo. And the first names in the book are those of two very special people.
North Devon MP and Vice Chair of the All-Party Beer Group Nick Harvey is supporting a proposal which would ensure that pub tenants are not forced to pay over the odds for beer.
Following a nationwide search to find the most prolific farm model collector, Britain’s Farm Toys reveals that 35 year old dairy farmer, David Luxton from Barnstaple, North Devon has been crowned winner of the Britain’s Biggest Collector Competition.