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Devon schools urged to take learning outdoors

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement aiming to make time outdoors part of every child’s day Schools across Devon are being encouraged to take lessons outside next Thursday May 20 as part of Outdoor Classroom Day.School leaders say the pandemic has reminded us all of how important spending time in nature is for both physical and mental health.

inyourarea.co.uk ,  16min 0
Devon schools urged to take learning outdoors

Freemasons donate £1,660 to Hospiscare’s Searle House

The Masonic Charitable Foundation makes grants of £750,000 to the 203 hospices in England and Wales, including £10,350 to eight hospices in Devon Freemasons have helped support Exeter's hospice with a donation of hundreds.This year as part of their annual support for hospices throughout the country Ian Kingsbury presented a certificate denoting the £1,660 given on behalf of the Devonshire Freemasons and the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) to Carey Mackenzie, Hospiscare’s grants and appeals officer.

inyourarea.co.uk ,  16min 0
Freemasons donate £1,660 to Hospiscare’s Searle House

UK weather: Brits issued flood warnings over fears it could rain every day until June

The Met Office has issued flood warnings across the UK as Brits are expecting to be lashed by torrential rain and chilly temperatures for ten days – but it could last until June Brits warned to expect floods as "heavy and persistent" rain is forecast for the next 10 days - but it could continue throughout the rest of May.

dailystar.co.uk ,  1h 1
UK weather: Brits issued flood warnings over fears it could rain every day until June

Dial 999 if you see this missing elderly woman from Devon

She is likely to be in the Torquay or Kingskerwell area Devon and Cornwall Police have issued an urgent appeal for information related to an elderly woman who is missing.They are very concerned for the welfare of Linda Hanley.She is described as 71 years old, five foot six inches tall of medium build with blond curly hair which is growing out grey.

devonlive.com ,  2h 0
Dial 999 if you see this missing elderly woman from Devon

Get a thrill and enjoy the coastline as Exmouth's fastest charter boat tours begin

The RIB will provide coastal voyages, offering the opportunity for thrill-seeking passengers to discover Devon’s magnificent coastlines This weekend sees the launch of Exe Voyages – Exmouth’s fastest charter boat company.After nearly a year of planning, their 10-meter orange and black Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) – ‘Voyager’ - will take to the open seas on her first voyage.

inyourarea.co.uk ,  3h 3
Get a thrill and enjoy the coastline as Exmouth's fastest charter boat tours begin

Mental health charities launch collaboration to offer more support to people in Devon

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the mental health of the nation Two of Devon’s leading mental health charities have joined forces to tackle poor mental health in Devon in the wake of the pandemic.Devon Mind and Step One Charity launch Devon Mind x Step One, a joint initiative created in response to the desperate need for mental health services across the county in the wake of this unprecedented challenge.

inyourarea.co.uk ,  3h 0
Mental health charities launch collaboration to offer more support to people in Devon

Appeal over crash between car and cyclist in Blackhorse area of Exeter

Police have appealed for information over a crash involving a car and a cyclist in the Blackhorse area of Exeter this morning (Thursday, May 13).The collision involved an unknown vehicle and a woman aged in her 20s on a purple-coloured mountain bike who was travelling from Pinhoe to Cranbrook.

eastdevonnews.co.uk ,  3h 0
Appeal over crash between car and cyclist in Blackhorse area of Exeter

CCTV shows moment pet dog stolen from Birmingham family's back garden

The family who fell victim had just moved there from Birmingham Shocking CCTV footage has emerged of a beloved pet dog being STOLEN from a back garden.Footage shows the moment that three men stole the pet from a garden in Bradninch, in Devon.The family who fell victim had just moved there from Birmingham.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3h 15
CCTV shows moment pet dog stolen from Birmingham family's back garden

Learning disabilities care provider investigated over restraints

The service has now been placed in 'special measures' while allegations are looked into A Devon care provider for people with learning disabilities is being investigated over unlawful restraint claims and having a 'closed culture' where incidents and concerns were kept in-house.Iverna (North) Devon, a supported living service providing personal care to people with a learning disability in shared housing, has since been rated inadequate by independent health and social care regulator Care Quality Commission (CQC).

devonlive.com ,  4h 0
Learning disabilities care provider investigated over restraints

Young child from dies after being hit by a car at campsite

She was 20 months old A 20-month-old child from Nottingham has died after a crash at a campsite, police have confirmed.Officers and paramedics were called to a campsite in the Helston area of Cornwall following a report of a collision between a vehicle and a child at around 12.50pm on Wednesday, May 12.

nottinghampost.com ,  4h 0
Young child from dies after being hit by a car at campsite

Ex-mill converted into six-bed luxury home is hiding an amazing secret

A FORMER mill converted into a luxury six-bed home is hiding an incredible rooftop garden - and could be yours for £585,000.The stunning Grade II-listed property in Kingsteignton, Devon boasts an impressive amount of space as well as enclosed gardens and a granny annexe.The immaculately kept rooftop garden offers plenty of seating space and stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  4h 10
Ex-mill converted into six-bed luxury home is hiding an amazing secret

ITV West Country News: Child who died at Cornish campsite was 20-month-old toddler

A child who died after being hit by a car at a campsite in Cornwall was just 20-months-old.The toddler, from the Nottingham area, died at the scene following the incident on 12 May.It happened around 12.50pm at a campsite near Helston on the Lizard Peninsula.

itv.com ,  4h 8
ITV West Country News: Child who died at Cornish campsite was 20-month-old toddler

Baby girl, 20-months-old, dies after collision with car towing a caravan

A 20-MONTH-OLD baby girl on a family holiday died in a tragic campsite incident, police have said.The toddler was killed in a collision with a car towing a caravan on private land near Helston, Cornwall.Police and paramedics were scrambled just before 1pm yesterday.The baby girl, who was from the Nottingham area, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said today.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  4h 0
Baby girl, 20-months-old, dies after collision with car towing a caravan

Carol Klein: Gardeners' World host on husband's unusual gift as she talks retirement

CAROL KLEIN has opened up about an unusually sentimental gift she received from her husband, as the Gardeners' World host revealed all in an unearthed interview.Gardeners' World host Carol Klein, 75, is married to her husband Neil Klein, 67, and often films various outdoor segments at the couple's Devon home.

express.co.uk ,  5h 0
Carol Klein: Gardeners' World host on husband's unusual gift as she talks retirement

Campsite where girl died is a top-rated holiday spot

Devon and Cornwall Police said that a young girl died following the incident on the Lizard peninsula The campsite understood to be the location of a tragic incident which led to the death of a young girl is one of the Lizard's top glamping and holiday cottage getaways.Devon and Cornwall Police said yesterday (May 12) that a child died after being hit by a vehicle at a campsite in the Helston area.

cornwalllive.com ,  6h 0
Campsite where girl died is a top-rated holiday spot

'Surfer style' makeover for rustic Devon pub by the sea

Eager publican Matt is excited to welcome people indoors after some refurbishments - with more planned for the future A rustic village pub that's always gone down a storm with the local clientele and others over in Plymouth and beyond can't wait to have you back as coronavirus restrictions ease.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  6h 0
'Surfer style' makeover for rustic Devon pub by the sea

Devon couple left with nothing after 25k motorhome stolen and ransacked

On top of stealing and trashing their £25k motorhome, the thieves stole around £15k worth of the couple's possessions A couple from Devon have been left with nothing but the clothes on their backs after thugs stole their motorhome and possessions during broad daylight in Walsall.On Monday, May 10, Max Flint, 29 and Jasmine Coaker, 28, from Exeter - along with their dog Travis - were in the West Midlands visiting a tattoo parlour when the incident took place.

devonlive.com ,  6h 0
Devon couple left with nothing after 25k motorhome stolen and ransacked

Urgent appeal for foster carers in Devon

Almost 70 per cent of those in care are young people aged 11 to 18 years old An urgent appeal has been launched in Devon to find more foster carers for teenagers.There are 815 children in care in Devon, but only 336 fostering households.Almost 70 per cent of those in care are young people aged 11 to 18 years old.

inyourarea.co.uk ,  7h 0
Urgent appeal for foster carers in Devon

Torbay's multi-million pounds plans to build social housing

Torbay is the most deprived area in Devon with only half the national average of social housing Torbay Council has set up its own housing development company as part of its multi-million pound plans to tackle the housing crisis.Torbay is the most deprived area in Devon with only half the national average of social housing.

devonlive.com ,  7h 0
Torbay's multi-million pounds plans to build social housing

UFO sighting over Exmouth prompts claims of similar eerie phenomena

A UFO has supposedly been spotted over Exmouth, Devon, which sparked an online influx from others who also claimed to have seen the apparent spaceship.Astronomers are yet to confirm whether we are alone or not in the Universe, but conspiracy theorists with a smartphone believe they know the truth.

express.co.uk ,  7h 80
UFO sighting over Exmouth prompts claims of similar eerie phenomena