Children's Hospice South West

Children’s Hospice South West given £940 by the Freemasons of Devonshire 

Authored by Mary

Children’s hospice South West’s Little Bridge House hospice has been chosen to receive a grant of £940 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Devonshire Freemasons.

The grant comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), and will be used to help provide respite care and support for the children and their families at the hospice in Fremington, Barnstaple, North Devon.

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Simon Cowell doodle to be auctioned for CHSW

Authored by Mary

Is it a dog, a crocodile or a prehistoric creature? Whatever your take on it, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) has an original Simon Cowell drawing – complete with signature – now available for auction.

The piece will be auctioned through the charity’s eBay store starting April 17, and Emma Perry, Senior Community Fundraiser at CHSW’s Little Bridge House hospice said: ‘We’re so...

Plymouth Half Marathon on course for sell out

Authored by Mary

GO2, organisers of Plymouth’s Half Marathon, are pleased to announce that the event has now attracted over 4,500 runners to take part in the event on Sunday 17th April! With entries being snapped up at such a fast rate, there is every likelihood of a race sell out with eight weeks still to go until race day!

Jamie Warren, Head of Marketing at GO2, said: "The interest in Plymouth’s...

Two men, one boat: Row4PreciousLives premieres at Royal William Yard

Authored by Mary

Members of the public are invited to the official premiere of ‘Row4PreciousLives’, at Royal William Yard on Saturday (29 March).

‘Row4PreciousLives’ is the stunning custom-built boat that ocean rowers, Elliott Dale and Chris 'Darby' Walters, will use in June when they take on the Precious Lives Atlantic Challenge, rowing the Atlantic from New York to the Isles of Scilly.

The...

Kitsons scale new heights - Three Peaks Charity Challenge

Authored by Kitsons Solicitors

16 members of staff from leading Devon law firm Kitsons faced the challenge of a lifetime this weekend when they tackled the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.

Three teams of walkers left the comfort of their desks to don walking boots and waterproofs and undertake the gruelling 10,000 feet ascent across uneven terrain...

What's On: CIHT South Western Annual Black Tie Dinner

Authored by Glen King

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation South Western Annual Conference Awards Dinner:

Date: Thursday 12 February 2015

Venue: Rougemont/Thistle Hotel, Exeter

Time: 7 pm – 11.30 pm

Tickets: £50+VAT and tables of 8, 10 or 12 can be arranged Sponsored by EM Highways this black tie awards dinner is open to the construction industry across the South...

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