• Age UK’s Home Support service available in Willand

    Age UK can help with cleaning, shopping, general household tasks, companionship etc. This is a chargeable weekly service. Please spread the word, particularly to older residents who may need some help and support. More information can also be found on the Age UK Devon website. WEBSITE LINK

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  • Visit one of Mid Devon’s new-look play parks this Summer Holiday

    PRESS RELEASE: Mid Devon District Council’s play parks are open! Come and visit one of the new-look play parks. Read the full press release for details: PRESS RELEASE LINK

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  • National Lottery Community Fund – Local Connections Fund – Round 2

    This is the second round of the Local Connections Fund, a £4 million investment designed to help small charities and community groups working to reduce loneliness by building community connections across England. It’s aimed at small organisations in England with income around the £50-£70k mark. The closing date is 6/8/21. Applications are easy and short! […]

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  • Met Office has issued a Level 3 heatwave alert

    The Met Office has issued a Heat-Health watch alert. We are now at Level 3: Amber-Heatwave action. This alert will be in force until 11.59pm on Thursday 22 July. It will be sunny with very warm or hot weather for much of England during this period, with temperatures widely expected to approach or exceed heat […]

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Ambulance Service experiences busiest week in its history

    South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging people to use its service sensibly – after experiencing its busiest week on record for the second time so far this month. Please check the link for full details and advice on when to call 999, to allow the Ambulance Service to prioritise patients effectively.  […]

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  • Beat the heat and look out for the most vulnerable in our communities

    Devon County Council has put together a special bulletin to share top tips for staying safe in the summer sunshine and urges us to look out for those in our communities who may struggle to keep themselves cool and hydrated. Check the link to find useful hints, tips and advice to keep you and others […]

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  • Antisocial Behaviour Awareness Week – 19 – 25 July

    Mid Devon District Council has joined a national campaign that is bringing together people and organisations from across the country to take a stand against antisocial behaviour and make communities safer. Running from 19 to 25 July, ASB Awareness Week – Making Communities Safer aims to encourage communities to take a stand against ASB and […]

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  • New dates for Midweek Car Boot Sale, Tiverton

    Following the success of the first ever Midweek Car Boot Sale at Tiverton Pannier Market on Thursday (15 July), the historic venue has confirmed dates for two further events this summer. Around 20 car boot pitches ran alongside the usual Thursday mini market, with several stalls and the café open and live music. Read the […]

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  • Community Ownership Fund

    The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published the prospectus for its £150 million Community Ownership Fund to enable community groups to bid for up to £250,000 matched funding to help them buy or takeover local community assets. There will be 8 bidding rounds over the next four years, beginning on 30 […]

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  • New Grant Fund for Devon’s Communities!

    New Grant Fund! Funding available to help Devon’s communities reconnect, rebuild and recover. As the country begins to return to some degree of normality, Devon County Council is keen to help local communities get back to doing the things they love safely and confidently, so they’ve created a special fund to support them. CLICK HERE

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