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Singing your heart out to raise money for Heart Research UK

A long term supporter of national charity Heart Research UK is hosting a live Facebook concert to raise funds for the charity and help to raise the spirits of the nation.

Ric Cipriani, from Cheltenham, will be grabbing his guitar and singing his heart out from 19:00 – 20:00 on...

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Top Four Tips for Keeping Your Home Tidy

Authored by Mike Page

Our home is our safe haven, but it is also something that requires a lot of our attention. Having a well-organized and functional home means investing time and effort day in and day out. That isn’t an easy task, but it’s one worth completing.

Nothing beats that feeling you get when you enter your home after a long day at work and can finally relax in your neat and cozy dwelling....

How to make money as a university student

Authored by Sarah Parker

Being in college can be quite challenging especially when it comes to money. And that’s quite alright, most students are hardly making ends meet.

But the secret to being financially healthy during your student years mainly boils down to being skillful, and having the entrepreneurial spirit to make money out of your skills. Most people are really good at one thing, so maybe monetizing...

How to Prepare For the Perfect Holiday to Russia

Authored by Sarah Parker

The word “overwhelming” might not even come close to describing the sheer amount of experiences that await you in Russia. Not only is this country massive in size, but it also contains some of the most incredible cultural experiences that the world has to offer. From stunning architecture to breath-taking natural landscapes, one visit isn’t nearly enough for those who hope to see the...

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Devon school staff on duty over Easter holidays to support key workers

Authored by Mary

Teachers and staff in nearly 170 Devon schools are working over the Easter holidays to provide care and support for the children of key workers.

The Government ordered schools across the country to close their doors a week early for Easter because of the coronavirus crisis but asked staff to remain open for the children of key workers such as NHS staff, care workers, delivery drivers...

Stagecoach South West temporarily withdraw Falcon coach service during Covid-19 lockdown

Authored by Mary

Bus company Stagecoach South West has announced that it is temporarily withdrawing its Falcon coach service that operates between Plymouth and Bristol. The service will be withdrawn from Sunday 5th April. The decision has come following the latest government and public health advice to stay at home and only travel if your journey is essential.

Stagecoach are working hard to maintain...

Charity mascot Harold the Giraffe posts daily diary following school closures to help keep Devon’s children healthy and happy

Authored by sharon goble

The animal mascot of South West children’s charity Life Education Wessex has launched a daily blog to give health and wellbeing advice to children in Devon aged 3 to 11, who can’t go to school because of the Coronavirus shutdown.

Harold the Giraffe is the well-known mascot of the national charity, Coram Life Education. A Harold puppet usually accompanies LEW’s specialist educators when...

How to Get the Best From Your Home Boiler

Authored by Sarah Parker

Your boiler is an essential element to the comfortable running of your home. You rely on its safe operation to keep your home warm and your water hot. Imagine a cold shower in the middle of winter if you need any further convincing of how crucial this piece of equipment is.

And yet, many homeowners fail to maintain their boiler, which is akin to not maintaining your car. Just as a...

Facilities to Help Make Your Move to Exeter Easier

Authored by Sarah Parker

Moving home is one of the most stressful things that you’ll need to do in your life. Of course, if you are moving to a new city or a new country, it can be even more stressful as there is typically a lot more to arrange. This is why many people avoid moving home for as long as possible, but it doesn’t need to be as tricky as you think.

In this article, we are going to look at some of...

Why you should consider private healthcare in the UK

Authored by Mike Page

In the UK, we are able to receive free medical treatment from the NHS. Of course, recent developments in the government have meant that the NHS is underfunded and this leads to long waiting times and a lack of proper healthcare for those who need it immediately. This is why many people are heading to private healthcare companies to receive adequate treatment.

If you are not currently...

Specsavers to stay open for essential care

Authored by Mary

THE UK’s largest opticians and audiologists, Specsavers, has suspended all routine testing for the foreseeable future to focus on essential and urgent care only.

‘We may be closing our stores for business as usual, but will remain open for care, particularly for key workers. Our desire is to continue to provide essential and urgent services to the communities we serve, as well as...