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21Mar

Candar residents raise £1,000 for Children's Hospice South West

People living at the Candar in Ilfracombe have been busy holding coffee mornings, breakfast clubs and bingo sessions to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West. On Friday 17th March Elsie & Pauline, who both live at the Candar, presented a cheque for £1,000 to Ray from Children’s Hospice…

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10Mar

Local businesses give Samaritans a helping hand

The local Samaritans branch in Summerland Street, Barnstaple has recently benefitted from some essential repairs and improvement works thanks to a community initiative by North Devon Homes and donations from big hearted local businesses. The project was successfully delivered through joint working…

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07Mar

Elsie Berrecloth wins Good Neighbour Award

On Friday 3rd March, Dawn Ash, Chair of the North Devon Homes Customer Forum, presented a Good Neighbour Award to Elsie Berrecloth. Elsie (who is an amazing 94 years old) organises and runs numerous events for residents at The Candar and Ilfracombe which include a breakfast club, coffee mornings,…

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07Mar

Ryan's Story - Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

Ryan Madge was successful in his application to join our Home 2 Home repairs and maintenance service as a Multi Skilled Operative Apprentice in September 2016. Previous to this, Ryan has been an active member of our Bridging the Gap Young People’s project since 2010, joining when he was 9 years…

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03Mar

Community springs into action for the Great British Spring Clean

Today we held an organised litter pick at Forches estate, Barnstaple to support the Great British Spring Clean, a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017. The team of volunteers, which included staff from North Devon Homes, a local…

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01Mar

Young People's Project members achieve level 2 Young Health Champions qualification

Members of our Big Lottery funded Young People's Project have achieved a level 2 Young Health Champions qualification . The young people have been working hard to gain the qualification which is being taught as part of an innovative partnership project with NHS England and Training Health Promotion…

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01Mar

Customer consulation - moving to a skills based Board

We have recently held four events in Braunton, Ilfracombe, South Molton and Barnstaple to consult with all customers around some proposals on the way that North Devon Homes will be governed in the future. We have worked with the Customer Forum, Customer Board Members and the Customer Scrutiny…

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28Feb

Asbestos information being sent out to customers

For some time North Devon Homes has been commissioning surveys of customer’s homes in advance of maintenance or repair works to identify the location and condition of any asbestos containing materials (ACMs). If left alone, in good condition, then these ACMs do not present a health risk, but if…

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14Feb

Fundraising for North Devon Hospice's 'Pitch in a Pound'

On Friday 10th February we held a dress down day to support North Devon Hospice's 'Pitch in a Pound' event raising £69.20. North Devon Hospice nurses look after 3,000 patients a year and cover over 800 square miles. They can only provide this vital care through the support of the North Devon…

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10Feb

Royal British Legion Devon Outreach Drop-ins

The Royal British Legion run regular Devon Outreach Drop-Ins. Their Area Welfare Team are here to help with lots of things including financial grants, benefit help, handyman services and care homes for example. The sessions are part of the Legion's extensive Poppy Support services. If you are…

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