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

Authored by Mary

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

Authored by Mary

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

Authored by Mary

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...

Fresher and Professor Fundraising Night

I'm planning a fundraising night with Fresher and Professor in Plymouth, just off North Hill.

I run the weekly Open Mic there on a Thursday and have done for almost a year, to excellent success. Seeing as the year's anniversary is coming up we thought we'd give something back and hold a night of charity in order to raise money for Plymouth Music Zone.

On Thursday 5th March 2015 we have an awesome night of music lined up including Steve Sampson (of The Retro Gents), Tom Baker, my band (Tom Clark and the Violet Narrative) and a whole roster of other musicians,...

Night at the theatre raises cash for bereavement charity

Authored by Jayne Freer

Business guests enjoyed a night at the theatre and raised £155 for Jeremiah’s Journey, a Plymouth-based charity supporting grieving children.

Guests from across the business sector were invited to experience the corporate entertainment facilities at Plymouth’s Theatre Royal and A Comedy of Errors by The Propeller Theatre Company, on May 8.

The event was jointly hosted by...

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