OPCC grant scheme

    The OPCC grant scheme is now live on the Devon Community Foundation website.

    This round of funding is focused on ASB and drug related ASB with funds coming from the OPCC Community Grants fund and Property Act fund. Grants of up to £5k are available and the closing date for applications is 2nd November.

    For this grant scheme, DCF will consider applications from not-for-profit, voluntary or community groups, registered charities or social enterprises that are providing services or activities for the benefit of people and communities in Devon.

    Schools and Parish and Town Councils are eligible to apply but activity must not duplicate statutory provisions and must have a clear impact for the wider community.

    Community Interest Companies (CICs) and other social enterprises limited by guarantee

    The team strongly suggest that you start your application as soon as possible. This registers your intention to apply with DCF and helps us understand and monitor the volume of interest in this scheme. You can return to it to add or edit the information at any point until you submit it. By starting it early you ensure you will receive a direct notification if we close the scheme early.

    Safer, Connected Communities – Devon Community Foundation (devoncf.com)

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    • Learn to dance!

      NEW SEQUENCE DANCE CLASS starting February 15th 2022 in Sidmouth. Learn to dance the popular ballroom and latin sequence dances for social dancing. A great sociable hobby good for body and mind!

      at Stowford Community Hall
    • Hide & Treat Halloween Hunt – Halloween Trail

      Do you dare to seek out our fang-tastic friends for a spookilious treat? We’ve hidden some specially made Halloween Neddies around the sanctuary, but which of these fang-tastic friends is hidden where? Follow our Halloween Hunt to find the secret hiding spots of our Neddies hidden around the sanctuary and see if you can match which Neddie is hiding in which Halloween hideout. This spooktacular activity combines family fun, exercise and brainpower and is just £5 per trail, including a treat on completion. Head to the Gift Shop to pick up a trail sheet and you’re ready to start your Halloween hunt. Plus with a new play area, daily talks, scenic walks, engaging exhibits, award-winning gardens and, of course, hundreds of adorable donkeys to meet, there’s so much to explore with your own herd, whatever the weather. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome too! Take sanctuary in our Taste of the West award-winning restaurant, The Kitchen, and enjoy fresh, local, seasonal produce while soaking in the unparalleled coast and country views. Breakfasts, lunches and tempting afternoon treats are dished up daily, with every penny of profit helping donkeys and mules around the world. Before heading home, browse our Gift Shop at leisure in the knowledge that every purchase goes towards helping donkeys in need. Packed with unique donkey-design items and souvenirs, you will find something for everyone. Make the day your own, but above all else, fall in love with our herds of donkeys. From humble beginnings as a UK rescue mission 50 years ago, The Donkey Sanctuary has grown into one of the world’s largest equine welfare charities. General admission and parking at the sanctuary are FREE (donations welcome). Dogs on leads are welcome. All proceeds help fund the work of The Donkey Sanctuary Worldwide.

      at The Donkey Sanctuary
    • GWRSA Thursday Quiz Nights

      GWRSA Exmouth has for many years run a very popular weekly quiz night on Thursday evenings. The quiz is compiled and presented by our very own Ed Lee. It usually starts with a picture round comprising ten pictures, some may include dingbats, then a second round of twenty questions followed by a short break for drinks etc then a final round of thirty general knowledge and current news questions.

      at Gwrsa Railway Club