Blind and partially sighted people living in Somerset are finding their voices, thanks to a unique opportunity provided by Taunton-based charity Somerset Sight. The charity, which was established in 1919, provides support to more than 3,000 people living in Somerset who are partially sighted or blind. It organises meetings andContinue Reading

Dr Robert Simpson-White is celebrating his 100th birthday on January 18th. Dr Simpson-White was a very well known family GP in Plymouth, from the early 1950’s, after taking over his father’s practice on Union Street. In 1961 he moved his surgery to Adelaide Street, Stonehouse, where he practised single handedlyContinue Reading

President Jeff Horgan, Members and Ladies of the Lions Club of Plymouth proudly announce the 100th birthday of Honorary Member Marie Heathershaw.  Marie moved to Plymouth after W.W.2 with her husband Reuben and lived in Peverell. Reuben was a founder member of the Lions Club of Plymouth and was PresidentContinue Reading

Two long time friends are set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro this month to raise important funds for Exmouth RNLI. Adventurers Darren Strode and Andy Beake, both from Exmouth, will be donning their climbing boots and flying off to Tanzania on 14 January to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro in order to raiseContinue Reading

I would like to wish everyone in our community a very a Happy New Year and extend a thank you across the county for all who those have kindly supported St Margaret’s Hospice throughout 2021. It’s been a challenging year for the hospice with the impact of Covid-19 continuing toContinue Reading