Ivybridge Foodbank helped by Devonshire Freemasons after massive coronavirus increase in demand

Authored by Mary

Local people living in food poverty will continue to receive fresh food from the Ivybridge Foodbank, thanks to a grant of £2,000 from Devonshire Freemasons.

Demand at the Foodbank has grown by more than 200 per cent during the coronavirus crisis, with the service at Ivybridge Methodist Church having fed nearly six hundred people since the lockdown began, half of them children....

Riverford Organics donates carrots to The Donkey Sanctuary

Authored by Mary

The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge received a special lockdown treat thanks to a donation of carrots from Riverford Organics. Buckfastleigh based Riverford Organics had several bags of surplus carrots that they were able to donate to the resident donkeys at the Ivybridge centre, who deliver Donkey-Assisted Therapy for vulnerable children and adults throughout the local community


Transformation of historic mill in Ivybridge begins with the launch of new homes

Authored by Attention Media

The transformation of Stowford Mill is underway and on Saturday 28 July, members of the public will be given the opportunity to reserve one of the new three, four or five bedroom homes being created at this unique location.

Held at The Watermark in Ivybridge between 10am - 3pm, the event gives prospective homeowners the chance to meet with Burrington Estates – the South West-based...

The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge’s Summer Open Day proved to be a great ‘bray’ out

Authored by Mary

The Mayor of Ivybridge, Councillor Anthony Khong officially opened The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge’s Open Day on Saturday 2 June. After cutting the ribbon at the main outdoor arena, Cllr. Khong welcomed families to the event and invited them to explore the world of donkeys in the new look interaction zones.

The Open Day is the centre’s main fund-raising event of the year and each zone...

Barratt cements commitment to local rugby club

Authored by Mary

Financial support from Barratt Homes is helping lay firm foundations of vital grass roots rugby within the local community.

Ivybridge Rugby Football Club are benefitting from renewed sponsorship from Barratt, thanks to the housebuilder’s continuing commitment to forge strong links within the area.

“We are thrilled to be able to maintain our partnership with this important local...

Police launch historic sexual assault appeal in Ivybridge

Authored by News Desk

Police are investigating an allegation of historic sexual abuse and are appealing to the public for their help.

Detective Constable Josie Haines from the Sexual Offence and Domestic Abuse Investigation Team, said: “We have been supporting a woman who has suffered in silence for many years, and we are turning to the public for their help in this matter.

“It is alleged that a...


Ivybridge gymnasts clinch eight national titles

Authored by News Desk

Ivybridge Community College gymnasts confirmed their status as the most successful school team in the country, taking a record eight titles at last weekend’s British Schools Gymnastics Association (BSGA) finals in Stoke-on-Trent.

In addition, the Ivybridge Gymnastics Academy gymnasts’ – who made up the majority of the South West team – brought home three silvers and four bronzes,...

National finals for five Ivybridge gymnastics teams

Authored by jamesreddy

Ivybridge Gymnastics Academy has proven its dominance in schools’ gymnastics once again, by bringing home six team medals – including five golds – from the South West Schools Floor and Vault Championships.

The exceptional results mean that the five winning teams will be making their way to the national finals in Stoke-on-Trent in May.

Gold medals were won by the Under 14 Girls...

Volunteers make Christmas accessible for people with sight loss

Authored by Mary

A hardworking team of more than 100 volunteers at RNIB’s transcription centre in Ivybridge are creating Christmas cards and choir sheets in a range of accessible formats so that blind and partially sighted people don’t miss out on the festivities this year.

The valuable work is taking place in Ivybridge, Devon at the Personal Transcription Centre managed by sight loss charity RNIB (...

Christmas at Redlake

Authored by Mary

Over 50 artists, crafters, bakers, wood turners, hobbyists, jewellers and more will be on offer at the launch event of Redlake in the South Hams this weekend.

The Christmas extravaganza takes place between 10am and 4pm on Sunday 13th December and promises to have something for everyone.

This historical building sits between Bittaford and Ivybridge and is seen as a hub for all...


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