Local businesses raise £1,400 for Rowcroft Hospice

The Property Development Forum, which hosts networking events in Exeter, Torbay and Plymouth, held their annual fundraiser last week in aid of Rowcroft Hospice and raised £1,400 on the night to benefit the very worthy charity in Torbay.

Lisa Whittaker of Rowcroft attended the event to receive the cheque and spoke to the gathered crowd of local property professionals. Sheexplained how...

Planet Action Workshop - Castle Primary School in Tiverton

Planet & People CIC Launch Fundraiser to Support More Schools & Children with their Planet Action Workshops

Planet & People, a community interest company based in mid-Devon was founded in 2021 by teacher and environmentalist team, Bethia Stevenson-Paul and Jess Carter. Together they deliver fully funded Planet Action Workshops to schools throughout the county with the aim of motivating young people to value the natural world, make planet positive changes and enable schools to become beacons of...

Jurassic Fibre supports Hospiscare with Christmas trees recycling scheme

Award-winning ultra-fast broadband provider, Jurassic Fibre , has announced that they have pledged their support once again to Hospiscare this Christmas.

The Exeter-based telecoms company, who are on a mission to deliver their full fibre-to-the premises broadband to 500,000 homes and businesses in the South West, will be supporting Hospiscare’s Christmas Tree Recycling fundraiser, for...

Redrow donated prize to Alphington School Fete helps raise £3,000

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Local housebuilder Redrow donated a gift hamper and £100 voucher to Alphington Primary School for its annual summer fete. The donations were given to the school as prizes for the fete raffle, which was planned to raise money for new school equipment. The fete has been crowned a resounding success with £3,000 raised, half of which came from the highly appealing raffle which saw lucky winners...

Local fundraiser in support of Apple Tree Farm raises over £5k

Kentisbury Grange Estate near Barnstaple has raised £5,136 at a special fundraiser to raise awareness and much needed funds for a new sensory room at local therapy centre, Apple Tree Farm and for the National Organisation for FASD .

The Estate’s Coach House Restaurant welcomed guests on the 7th March as they enjoyed a fine-dining five course meal prepared by award winning chefs,...

RAF veteran with terminal cancer fundraises while undergoing chemotherapy

A 63-year-old RAF veteran from Paignton is walking and cycling 200-miles in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund, a charity close to his heart, while undergoing treatment for stage 4 bowel cancer. Terry Butcher served in the RAF from 1976 to 2005 but continues to wear a uniform as a Flight Sergeant with the RAF Air Cadets. Terry was diagnosed with cancer and began chemotherapy and radiotherapy...

Determination to tackle child sexual abuse in Plymouth fuels NSPCC workers' month-long fundraiser

Children's charity colleagues in Plymouth have walked more than 2,000 kilometres as part of a lengthy challenge to help fund their work in the city keeping children safe from harm.

Inspired by the NSPCC's Run30 fundraising challenge, which encourages people to run, walk or jog 30k in 30 days, the team embarked on an epic fundraiser of their own.

The co-workers have surpassed...

Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance launches its first ever Virtual Bike Show fundraiser

Following the cancellation of Devon Air Ambulance’s (DAA) annual Motorcycle Ride Out, which sees in the region of 1000 bikers rally together every July to support their Air Ambulance, DAA took the opportunity to launch its first ever Virtual Bike Show fundraiser, supported by Bridge Motorcycles.

There are four categories from which participants can select to enter their bike,...

Walk300's Talent Showcase

Plymouth Methodist Central Hall, Eastlake Street, PL1 1BA Plymouth
Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:30

A night of music and dance to fundraise for street children in Uganda. This is part of my walk300 campaign, which is a 300-mile walk starting in June to honour the miles children have to walk in order to survive. Find out more about my Journey at

Featured acts: That Swing Thing City College Plymouth level 3 dance HNC level 4 dance

Tickets: Adult: £5, Child: £2, Student: £3 Family ticket: £13 (2 adults, 3 children)

New community fundraiser for Brain Tumour Research

A former emergency services worker who lost his father to a brain tumour has started a new career to help others affected by the disease.

Peter Jordan, 47, of Dartmouth Road, Paignton, has taken on the role of community fundraiser with the national charity Brain Tumour Research. His career change was prompted by the death of his father Jim Jordan at the age of 76 to a glioblastoma...