August 2019

Exeter Community Initiatives announce autumn Ripple Effect programmes

BOOKING NOW OPEN for the NEW Ripple Effect programmes Sep-Dec 2019. All courses and programmes are FREE. You can read through the brochure by clicking the link below, or if you want to book yourself on a programme, contact Jola on 01392 284280 or Programmes on offer: Mindfulness, Yoga, Drama, Digital Art, Photography, Health […]

Exeter YMCA to launch wellbeing project

YMCA Exeter is celebrating after being awarded almost £10,000 in National Lottery funding to support our work with homeless young people. Based in St David’s Hill in Exeter, we will use the cash to run a series of therapeutic activities that will improve young people’s wellbeing and physical health. YMCA Exeter has existed since 1846 […]

CoLab Exeter announce three-year Comic Relief grant

CoLab Exeter is pleased to announce the award of a three-year Comic Relief grant to develop a city-wide Exeter Homeless Partnership (EHP); A Safe Place to Be. The partnership will bring people with experience of homelessness together with statutory, voluntary, business, and community sectors. Increasing understanding of the issue and co-design community led solutions, this […]

RENU – upcycling lives and furniture

RENU – The new furniture shop at Afflecks It starts with a piece of unwanted furniture. Shabby but without the chic. Then the magic starts. Someone who has been without a home transforms this unwanted item into something beautiful, crafted, worthy of someone’s home. The RENU shop selling unique upcycled art and furniture is now […]

St Mungo’s – 10 years of helping people sleeping rough.

Our outreach teams go out early in the morning and late at night, following up referrals from members of the public via StreetLink and from other local organisations who’ve told us they’re concerned about someone sleeping rough. Some of those people might be newly rough sleeping and we talk to them, see what options there […]